Canada

1st July 2020

BCLC shakes up executive team

British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has announced a series of changes to its executive structure, in support of the organization’s new corporate strategic plan. The…

25th June 2020

Alberta chooses NeoPollard for igaming platform

The province of Alberta will launch online gambling after entering selecting platform provider NeoPollard Interactive to power its offering through a tender process. The province…

12th June 2020

Major leagues throw weight behind Canadian betting push

A coalition of major North American sports leagues have publicly expressed their support for single-event sports betting in Canada. In a joint statement published by…

11th June 2020

An update on Ontario’s igaming liberalization

Progress towards opening Ontario’s online gaming market to private operators has continued throughout 2020. As a rumoured launch date of July 1 nears, Ron Segev…

2nd June 2020

Century reopens Missouri casinos

Century Casinos has reopened two of its venues in Missouri, as well as restarting online off-track betting operations in Alberta County. Both the Century Casino…

4th March 2020

Alberta plots 2021 launch for igaming offering

Alberta, one of the only two Canadian provinces yet to offer an online gambling product to consumers, has confirmed plans to launch an offering next…

26th February 2020

Canadian lawmaker makes new single-event betting push

Canadian Conservative Party Member of Parliament Kevin Waugh is sponsoring a bill that aims to legalize single event sports betting across the country.  The private…

17th February 2020

Loto Quebec revenue falls in Q3 as key verticals struggle

Loto Quebec’s revenue fell 11.1% to $685.6m as a lack of larger jackpots slashed lottery revenue, while revenue from other verticals also declined in the…

19th September 2019

Scrimshaw to retire as Atlantic Lottery chief

Atlantic Lottery president and chief executive Brent Scrimshaw has announced that he will retire after eight years in the post. Scrimshaw joined Atlantic Lottery ⁠—…

3rd September 2019

Scarcity of large jackpots drives Loto-Québec revenue decline

Loto-Québec has reported a 4.4% decline in revenue for the first quarter of its 2019-20 fiscal year, with a low number of large jackpots leading…

14th August 2019

Gateway becomes NFL’s first Canadian casino partner

British Columbia-based operator Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has become the National Football League’s (NFL) first Canadian casino partner. The multi-year agreement sees Gateway, which is…

25th July 2019

Playtech pens responsible gaming deal with Ontario Lottery

iGaming solutions giant Playtech has expanded its relationship with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to provide the organisation with its BetBuddy gambling data analytics…

14th June 2019

Loto-Québec sees igaming contribution grow in 2018-19 financial year

Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec has reported a 3.1% year-on-year increase in revenue to CAD$2.83bn for its 2018-19 financial year, with the contribution from its…

13th June 2019

Raketech launches Canadian casino comparison site

Affiliate marketing giant Raketech has moved into the Canadian market with the launch of CasinoFever.ca, a casino comparison site.  The site aims to provide Canadian…