Canada

19th October 2021

FanDuel appoints Hooper as first general manager for Canada

Flutter Entertainment-owned FanDuel Group has appointed Dale Hooper to the newly created position of general manager for Canada. In the role, Hooper will be responsible…

12th October 2021

Atlantic Lotteries revenue dips 11.9% in Covid-hit 2020-21

Canadian provincial lottery operator Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) saw revenue drop 11.9% to CAD$635.6m (£375.4m/€442.0m/USD$509.7m) in the year ended 31 March, 2021, as the novel…

30th September 2021

PointsBet Canada partners Daily Faceoff and Nation Network

Online gambling operator PointsBet has agreed a deal for its PointsBet Canada division to become the exclusive sports betting partner of ice hockey sites Dailyfaceoff.com…

20th September 2021

Ontario welcomes $6m handle in first month of legal sports betting

Ontario’s new sports betting service has accepted more than $6m in bets in its first four weeks of operations. In figures released by Ontario Lottery…

10th September 2021

Ontario releases final sports and events betting gaming standards

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has released its final igaming sports and event betting regulatory standards, which include changes to advertising standards…

9th September 2021

Pronet Gaming powers Truenorth.bet’s launch in Canada

Online gambling operator Truenorth.bet has launched in Canada via a partnership with gaming solutions provider Pronet Gaming. Under the arrangement, Truenorth.bet will operate on Pronet…

3rd September 2021

OLG surpasses CAN$1m in wagers during online sportsbook’s first week

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has processed more than CAN$1m in sports bets during the first week of operating its new online sportsbook. Proline+…

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…

19th August 2021

Slot Buzz casino review site goes live in Canada

Online casino and igaming review website Slot Buzz has launched in Canada as part of its ongoing strategy to reach customers in regulated and soon-to-be…

13th August 2021

Betsson turns to Canada with Slapshot Media investment

Online operator Betsson has acquired 28% of Canadian start-up Slapshot Media Inc, for a purchase price of CAD$3m. Slapshot specialises in creating localised sports content,…

4th August 2021

BetRegal scores new partnership with Canadian Football League

Online gambling operator BetRegal has agreed a multi-year deal to become the official gaming partner of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Under the new partnership,…

21st July 2021

PointsBet appoints Vanderwel to lead Canada business as CEO

Online gambling operator PointsBet has announced the appointment of Scott Vanderwel as the first chief executive of its Canadian business. Vanderwel will oversee the operator’s…

16th July 2021

Ontario bans autoplay for slots in new igaming regulations

Ontario’s new online gambling regulator has published rules for the channel as the provincial market prepares for launch, outlining a ban on auto-play and a…

15th July 2021

Genius Sports signs up to Canadian soccer data and content deal

Genius Sports has partnered with Mediapro Canada on a project designed to enhance coverage of the country’s soccer competitions. Mediapro Canada, which has a 10-year…