Tag Archives: quebec
- Loto-Quebec’s online gambling growth depends on site-blocking
October 2, 2017
Quebec’s provincial gambling monopoly hopes to double its online gambling revenue over the next three years by blocking local punters' access to internationally licensed online competitors. Last week saw the provincially-operated Loto-Quebec release its annual report, which included the company’s desire to see its online gambling revenue grow from its...
- Loto-Quebec’s profits flat despite online gambling surge
June 19, 2017
Quebec’s provincial gaming monopoly reported flat profits in its most recent fiscal year despite a nearly 30% boost in its online gambling revenue. Loto Quebec issued its latest annual report on Friday, detailing the Canadian province’s government-run gambling performance over the 12 months ending March 31, 2017. Total revenue over...
- Loto-Quebec’s online gambling gains, French chef pains
February 24, 2017
Loto-Quebec’s online gambling revenue jumped more than one-quarter in the first nine months of its fiscal year. Quebec’s provincial gambling monopoly released its fiscal Q3 results on Friday, showing overall revenue falling 1.5% to C$2.61b (US $1.62b) in the nine months ending December 31, 2016. Profits were also down, falling...
- Telecom regulator suspends action on Quebec’s Bill 74
December 10, 2016
Canada’s national telecom regulator has suspended further action against Quebec’s plan to block international online gambling sites until after the issue has had its day in court. On Friday, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced that it was suspending consideration of a challenge of Quebec’s controversial Bill 74...
- Loto-Quebec’s online gambling revenue up one-quarter
November 11, 2016
Quebec’s provincial gambling monopoly reported online revenue rising nearly one-quarter in the first half of its fiscal year. On Thursday, Loto-Quebec reported revenue of C$1.75b (US $1.29b) in the six months ending September 26, essentially flat from the same period last year. However, tighter control over expenses allowed profit to...
- Canada telecom regulator rejects Quebec plan to IP-block gambling sites
September 2, 2016
Canada’s national telecom regulator says Quebec’s plan to block unauthorized online gambling sites is illegal. Late Thursday, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released a statement commenting on the application filed in July by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) asking the regulator to formally repudiate Quebec’s IP-blocking plans....
BC gov’t accused of burying casino money laundering report
September 22, 2017
Quebec’s online gambling site continues to lag west coast rival
September 1, 2017