British Columbia

26th May 2021

Canada’s single-event betting bill passes second Senate reading

A bill that would legalize single-event sports betting in Canada has passed its second reading in the Senate and will now advance to the Standing…

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…

8th January 2021

BCLC: Banks can play a leading role in harm prevention efforts

Canadian provincial lottery operator the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has issued a call for greater co-operation between the gambling industry and financial institutions to…

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…

25th February 2020

British Columbia launches inquiry into money laundering

The British Columbian government has commenced its inquiry into money laundering in the Canadian province, with a focus on identifying possible links with the gambling…

11th February 2020

PlayNow.com raises weekly deposit limits to CAN$100,000

PlayNow.com, the only online gambling site licensed to operate in the Canadian province of British Columbia, is to increase its weekly spending limits in an…

12th December 2019

British Columbia to establish independent gambling regulator

The British Columbia government has revealed plans to transition the powers of the Canadian province’s gambling regulator Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB), to a new…