Canada

16th September 2020

Loto Québec 2019-20 revenue down but remains above target

Loto Québec’s revenue for the year ended 31 March dipped by 3.1% to CAD$2.74bn (US$2.08bn) and profit declined to $1.35bn, but the operator said both…

14th September 2020

theScore to trade on Toronto Stock Exchange from 15 September

Canadian betting and sports media business theScore has received final approval to list on the Toronto Stock Exchange as of tomorrow (15 September), graduating from…

11th August 2020

FansUnite completes Askott acquisition

Canadian igaming operator and technology provider FansUnite Entertainment has completed the acquisition of white label solutions provider Askott Entertainment for CAD$27.8m (USD$20.7m) in FansUnite shares.…

6th August 2020

Century Casinos sells Calgary casino operations for CAD$10m

Century Casinos, Inc. announced on August 5 the sale of the casino operations of Century Casino Calgary, to the recently incorporated 2267166 Alberta Ltd. The…

3rd August 2020

Ontario prepares to reopen gaming venues

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has taken the first step towards allowing the province’s casinos and charitable gaming centres to reopen after more…

29th July 2020

HeadsUp resurfaces with igaming acquisition in “final stages”

HeadsUp Entertainment – the former owners of the Canadian Poker Tour – said it is in the “final stage” of negotiations to acquire an online betting and…

15th July 2020

Ontario gaming venues to begin reopening from July 17

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) will permit certain casinos and charitable gaming centers to resume operations when the province enters stage 3 of…

14th July 2020

Alberta to allow online 50/50 raffle ticket sales

Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis announced that ticket sales for 50/50 raffle prize draws will now be available online to customers in the Canadian province.…

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…