BCLC

9th September 2022

BCLC issues illegal gambling sites warning ahead of NFL kick-off

The British Colombia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has issued a reminder to consumers over the dangers of gambling with unlicensed websites, ahead of the new NFL…

8th August 2022

BCLC names Davis as new permanent president and CEO

The British Colombia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has named Pat Davis as its new president and chief executive, while the Canadian provincial operator also announced a…

7th June 2022

BCLC expands PlayNow.com into Saskatchewan

The British Colombia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) is to expand the reach of its PlayNow.com online gambling platform into the Saskatchewan province. Under a deal with…

11th February 2022

BCLC pilots sports bar betting concept for Super Bowl

The British Colombia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) is to trial a new sports betting concept at bars, restaurants and a casino for this weekend’s Super Bowl…

5th January 2022

BCLC confirms departure of CEO Lightbody

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Colombia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has announced that Jim Lightbody has stepped down as its chief executive and president after…

2nd November 2021

British Columbians place $25m in single-event bets in first two months

Canadian provincial lottery operator British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has announced that British Columbians have placed over $25.0m (£14.7m/€17.3m) in single-event sports bets on its…

28th October 2021

BCLC appoints Beebe as interim COO

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Colombia Lottery Organization (BCLC) has appointed Dan Beebe as interim chief operating officer. The appointment comes after Brad Desmarais…

3rd September 2021

BCLC reports 61.8% fall in revenue for 2020-21 fiscal year

Canadian provincial lottery operator British Colombia Lottery Organization (BCLC) has reported a revenue of CAD$965.6m (£556.5m/€648.4m/USD$770.2m) in its 2020-2021 results ending March 31 2021. This…

27th August 2021

Single-event sports betting officially launches in Canada

Single event sports betting is legal in Canada as of today (27 August), following Bill C-218’s passage into law last month.  The bill was designed…

3rd August 2021

BCLC pens betting data deal with Genius Sports

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has appointed Genius Sports as the official data provider for its sportsbook operations. Under the…

30th June 2021

BCLC to reopen land-based casinos on July 1

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) is to reopen its land-based casinos and community gaming centers from tomorrow (July 1), after a period of closure…

23rd June 2021

Single-event betting coming to Canada as Senate approves bill

Canada’s senate has passed a bill allowing single-event sports betting, rather than only bets on multiples. Bill C-218, known as the Safe and Regulated Sports…

25th May 2021

BCLC urges Senate to pass single-event betting bill before summer recess

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has called on the Senate to prioritize a bill that will legalize single-event sports betting in Canada. Also known…

2nd February 2021

BCLC urges government to pass single-event betting amendment

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has thrown its backing behind a bill that proposes legalizing single-event sports betting in the…