Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Tag: Ontario

Canadian provinces go head-to-head with offshore bookies

Canadian Lawmakers green light sports betting
Canadian lawmakers gave single-match sports betting the greenlight this summer, hoping to put an end to one of the western world’s largest remaining black markets. Just how effective they are now depends on provincial regulations - and how much harmony can be achieved between them.

Ontario government to create open market for online gambling

Ontatrio Government
Ontario, Canada’s largest province, could soon break with the nation’s long-standing convention of state-run gaming monopolies, as the newly-elected Progressive government introduces legislation to open the online market.   Ontario is to end its monopoly on online gambling, in a bid to channel millions of players away from the black market and towards newly-licensed operators. In the 2019 Budget released in April,...

NBA back on the menu for Ontario punters

Betting Business, NBA
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation says that it is “thrilled” to offer NBA fixtures as part of its Pro Line platform – for the first time in 21 years.   The gaming monopoly serving the Canadian province of Ontario has announced that it is to re-offer betting on National Basket Association (NBA) games, over 20 years after it was forced...