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Ontario’s Online Gambling Market Faces Its First Legal Challenge

November 29, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

This is a breaking story. More analysis to come. We always knew this was coming: Ontario’s online gambling privatization plan will face a legal challenge. The only question was where it would come from. In April, Canada’s largest and most populous province attempted something no other Canadian jurisdiction had tried. Under Canadian federal law, all […]

AGCO Kicks 17 Unregulated Online Gambling Operators Out of iGaming Market

November 16, 2022 | By: Heather Fletcher

During the week after its do-or-die deadline for unregulated online gambling operators to join the legal iGaming marketplace in Ontario or face penalties, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) says 17 such operators “have exited.” Meanwhile, 28 of the 36 operators in the legal market used to be in the gray market, AGCO […]

Six Months in, Ontario’s Privatized Online Gambling Market is Growing Quickly

October 24, 2022 | By: Emile Avanessian

On October 12, iGaming Ontario (iGO) released its revenue figures for July through September. That period marks the second quarter of operations since the province’s privatized online gambling market launched. As with the first report, covering April to June, iGO hasn’t provided much detail. Unlike various US states, Ontario does not offer a revenue breakdown […]

WSOP, GGPoker Partnership Makes Its Long-Awaited Debut in Ontario

October 3, 2022 | By: Alex Weldon

Ontario poker players now have a fifth regulated online poker site to choose from. WSOP.ca launched on Friday, nearly six months after the new market opened. Although overdue, its arrival is no surprise, nor is the technology partnership behind it. WSOP.com, a US poker brand affiliated with Caesars and the World Series of Poker, operates in four US states through […]

Kindred Communicating With US Regulators About Norway Situation

September 29, 2022 | By: Devon Jackson

Kindred Group has been given unequivocal instructions by the Norwegian gambling authority Lottstift to stop serving Norwegian players. Unless Kindred complies by October 10, Lottstift will begin fining the Stockholm-listed company the equivalent of about $120,000 daily. That adds up to $42 million annually, a figure Norwegian authorities estimate that Kindred earns yearly from those customers. […]

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