BCLC

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…

3rd December 2020

State of the Union: FanDuel, Canada, Colorado and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes Flutter’s pruchase of a further 37.2% of FanDuel, the Canadian Government’s decision to…

26th November 2020

BCLC interim chief executive to step down

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has announced that Greg Moore will step down as its interim president and chief executive…

25th November 2020

Canadian Government backs single-event betting bill

The Canadian Government will introduce a bill to allow legal sports wagering on single events today (November 25), picking up the bill introduced earlier this…

1st September 2020

Covid-19 closures push revenue down at BCLC in FY19-20

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) said measures implemented during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic led to a decline in revenue for…

9th July 2020

State of the Union: PointsBet, OK, CA and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes the first partnership between a sportsbook and a Major League Baseball team, as…

6th July 2020

BCLC looks to expand lottery reach with iTel partnership

Telecommunications provider iTel Networks will provide internet to Canadian provincial lottery operator British Columbia Lottery Corporation’s (BCLC) retail partners through a new partnership. This is…

2nd July 2020

State of the Union: Michigan, Nevada, Golden Nugget and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the opening of Michigan’s application process for online sports betting and igaming licences,…