Gambling Laws Archive

List of Actively Licensed Gambling Sites in Ontario iGaming Market The time has finally come. After years of regulatory speculation and legislative wrangling, Ontario’s competitive, private-operator iGaming market is finally live. It consists of more than three dozen online sports, casino, and poker operators; an impressive number, and one that continues to ride due...
Just Because Sports Betting is Legal in Canada Doesn’t Mean it’s Not Risky On August 27, 2021, single-event sports betting became legal all across Canada. That was the day millions of Canucks threw out their parlay slips in favor of straight-up bets. It opened a whole new world of odds and wagers; a world...
Manchester City Joins LeoVegas Casino for Euro/Canada Sponsorship Deal Canadian soccer fans and iGaming enthusiasts alike may find this news very interesting. LeoVegas is teaming up with Manchester City. Okay, so it’s not Caesars Palace and Manchester United – it’s still pretty big news. LeoVegas is one of Canada’s top online casinos, with a...
Unibet Ontario takes a $48k Hit from AGCO for “Generous” Bonus Ad It took many years for Ontario to get all its iGaming ducks in a row. Above all, provincial leaders had to ensure utmost player protections; protection against not just scams and fraudulent activity, but against predatory marketing. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission...
After Years of Convincing, ALC Launches Online Casino in Nova Scotia For the last decade, the Atlantic Lottery Corp has been working tirelessly to give east coast provinces access to a locally-regulated online gambling market. In the beginning, it was a trial in futility. None of the provinces were showing interest. Their preference for...
Is Ontario iGaming Fair – How the AGCO Regulates Online Casino Games In a quarter of a century, concerns over safety and security in online gambling haven’t changed much. The software gets better, technology gets better, but the same questions and uncertainties surround the activity. Earlier this year, Ontario welcomed a competitive iGaming market,...
Lack of Ontario Sportsbook Promotions a Big Hurdle for Operators In April, Ontario launched the first locally regulated, competitive, online gambling market in Canada’s history. It broke many a mold, giving local players not only the opportunity to bet online through provincially-approved operators, but the chance to shop around for the best iGaming website...
Internet Gambling Canada: Research Shows Provincial Efforts are Lacking After more than 20 years, the online gambling industry hasn’t gotten any easier to compete in. That’s great news for players, as competition drives promotional generosity among operators. But it’s not such great news for Canadian provinces; most of which just found out their efforts...
BC Lottery Corp to Develop the First Saskatchewan Gambling App for SIGA For years now, it’s always been the same Canadian provinces that make headlines in the iGaming industry. British Columbia has been doing it for nearly two decades, having launched the country’s first legally and locally licensed online gambling portal back in 2004....
Study Proposes Novel System to Detect Illegal Mobile Gambling Sites The gambling market as a whole is among the world’s most regulated industries. It has been for centuries. In such a munificent trade, the potential for corruption is astronomical. But it seems every time authorities get a handle on regulatory compliance, something comes along...
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