Quebec Canada Archive

Quebec will try again to block access to offshore online gambling sites. Quebec has been determined to eliminate competition from offshore gambling websites for more than four years. Protecting the people, and provincial revenue, are the apparent goals. Side-winding the constitution is the means. Their plan, which involves mandating internet providers to enforce IP...
Quebec online gambling laws and why it’s not illegal to bet over the internet, even with international websites. The government of Quebec would love to tell its people that gambling online at an international, offshore website is illegal. In fact, they’ve actually said it on multiple occasions. But according to the law, that’s not...
An observation of Quebec online casinos and market status in 2018. Over the years, and to this day, Quebec’s stance on internet gambling oft fluctuates, much like the crest and trough of a turbulent ocean wave. It wasn’t until 2010 that the province launched its own regulated iGaming website. Even still, lawmakers are constantly...
Quebec proves Canada can’t block piracy websites, the same as Quebec can’t block offshore online casinos that accept Canadians. Bell Canada is among the largest telecommunication, internet and satellite TV service providers in the country. As such, it should come as little surprise that the company is beseeching the government to enforce a block...
Most of Quebec‘s online gaming enthusiasts will remember the government’s attempt to enforce an IP block against offshore internet gambling websites. It was a complete and utter failure. Perhaps politicians looking to enact Australia online betting reforms should take a page from Canada’s past mistakes. Last week, when discussing a throng of new gambling...
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