Gaming News Archive

Regulators Penalize Two Ontario Licensed Casinos for Promo Violations The province of Ontario de-privatized iGaming by launching a competitive market on April 4, 2022. The operators who’ve been approved to compete in this market were warned well ahead of time that any violation of regulatory statutes would not be tolerated. On May 3 –...
Metaverse Gambling – What the Future Holds for Interactive Gaming Decentraland’s Vegas City, a metaverse cryptocurrency casino concept by Atari Every time you turn around these days, you hear the term “Metaverse”. Most people still don’t quite understand what it means, or what it is; or rather, what it is meant to be. Depending...
Ontario Seeks $10k, $25k, $100k Unclaimed Lottery Prize Winners Think back about a year ago. What were you doing in early to mid-May of 2021? Did you spend any time in Scarborough, Pickering, or the M’Chigeeng First Nation? And if so, did you happen to buy a lottery ticket while you were there? If...
Province Encourages Locals to Gamble Safely Online from Ontario There are two very good reasons why the government of Ontario is choosing to regulate internet gambling. The first reason – the one their touting the most heavily – is that it offers locals a safer way to bet on the web. The second one...
Online Gambling Ontario: What iGaming Regulation Means to You Ontarians have been gambling over the internet for the last 25 years. A lot has changed in that time. It’s not just about the quantity and quality of games anymore. The most significant changes have come by way of regulatory action. In the late 1990s,...
Emerging iGaming Ops Look to AR & VR Casino Technology The online gambling industry has long been among the top contenders on a short list of the world’s most lucrative eCommerce businesses. Spearheading digital technologies since the mid-1990s, it’s a multi-billion-dollar industry with seemingly endless room to grow, thanks largely to the ongoing spread...
Ontario Casino Games Licenses Won’t Reach Offshore Brands this Year Online gambling has been big business in some parts of Canada for years now. British Columbia has been raking in the profits longer than any other province, following the 2004 launch of BCLC’s Playnow.com. Ontario was slow to the game, launching PlayOLG in January...
SG scores propitious acquisition of Sidepaly eInstant games studio. Scientific Games is a company built on a foundation of mergers and acquisitions. It began as a small manufacturing unit, producing the world’s first instant lottery ticket in 1974. In 2000, that company was the subject of an acquisition by the near century-old Aututote Corporation....
A propitious start for one-wager sports betting in Ontario. Sports fans all over Canada have always believed sports betting shouldn’t be limited to multi-pick parlays. It took nearly a decade for a majority of the nation’s lawmakers to agree. In June, it finally happened. Single-event betting was made legal via the passage of Bill...
Las Vegas Back to Business as Usual – Visitors are gambling at Vegas casinos in higher volume than ever, bringing in record wins for Nevada....
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