Tag: Quebec

Loto Quebec reports revenue rise as it maintains case for international ISP blockade

politics QUEBEC
Loto Quebec has reported a one third increase in online gambling revenue for the first half of FY18/19, recording a 4.6 percent increase to $1.06bn. The Canadian gambling monopoly added that net income had also increased 6.3 percent to achieve $551m over the six...

Loto-Quebec faces inter-province competition

loto
Quebec provincial gambling group has seen an increase in its online revenue, though not enough to topple its West Coast rival.   A contentious new bill, however, could upset the hegemon. Earlier this month, Loto-Quebec released its FY2016 report, announcing a revenue rise of 2.1 percent to C$3.6b with profits remaining steady at C$1.23bn just exceeding the year’s target. The group’s foundation...

Quebec’s Bill 74 “unlawful,” says national regulator

Betting Business, Canada, telecommunications, legislation, bill
The body responsible for policing Canada’s telecommunications says that Quebec’s new IP-blocking law breaks the terms of the country’s Telecommunications Act.   Canada’s national telecommunications authority has released a memorandum claiming that Quebec’s new law on IP-blocking violates federal law. May saw the Quebec legislature pass Bill 74, which calls on internet service providers (ISPs) to block all online gambling sites in...

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