Canada

24th June 2021

Ann Macdonald appointed chair of Loto-Québec board of directors

The Québec council of ministers has appointed Ann Macdonald as chair of the board of directors at Canadian provincial lottery operator Lotto-Québec. Macdonald has been…

24th June 2021

Operators welcome passage of Canadian single-event sports betting bill

Operators have welcomed the passing of a bill that is set to introduce single-event sports betting in Canada, which will provide opportunities for expansion in…

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…

21st June 2021

Loto-Québec welcomes results of money laundering audit

Loto-Québec has welcomed the findings of an independent audit on money laundering in casinos and gaming halls in Quebec and said it is already working…

9th June 2021

IBIA-H2 report hails NV and NJ regulatory regimes, but ranks Canada 19th of 20

A new report from  the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) and H2 Gambling Capital has ranked New Jersey and Nevada among the strongest regulated online…

3rd June 2021

PointsBet brings in Sulsky to support Canadian expansion plans

Sportsbook operator PointsBet has appointed Nic Sulsky as chief commercial officer for its Canadian operations, to support plans to launch its sports betting services in…

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…

24th May 2021

Alberta launches online lottery sales

Play Alberta, the Canadian province’s online gaming monopoly operator, is now offering online lottery ticket sales for the first time for national and local draws.…

23rd April 2021

Canada single-event sports betting bill heads to Senate after Commons approval

A bill seeking to legalize single-event sports betting in Canada is to move to the Senate for further discussions after it was approved by the…

25th March 2021

IBIA and John Levy submit evidence backing Canadian single-event betting

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) and theScore chairman and chief executive John Levy have both backed the legalization of single-event sports betting in Canada,…

16th March 2021

Evolution launches live casino with Canadian lotteries

Evolution has agreed deals to provide live casino games to the Canadian Bank Note Company (CBN) and Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC) for their…

18th February 2021

State of the Union: Canada, Michigan, New Jersey and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, includes efforts to introduce single-event wagering in Canada, January sports betting and igaming revenue…

18th February 2021

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

Canada’s parliament has passed the second reading of Bill C-218, the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, with 303 votes in favor and 15 against.…