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Yolina has followed closely the latest development on the Canadian gaming scene over the past years, monitoring the land-based, lottery, and online offerings up for grabs. The dynamic nature of the local lottery and casino fields, as well as the opportunities lying ahead of Canada fire her enthusiasm for what is to come. A sports betting enthusiast, in her spare time Yolina could be found in her natural habitat – turning the pages of biographies and catching up on the latest stand-up comedy podcasts.

OLG is Canadian Triple Crown’s Main Sponsor Once More

Most recently, Ontario’s Woodbine Entertainment announced yet another collaboration with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. The organization’s horse racing season comes with tons of promise as the OLG informed that it will be returning as a title sponsor for this year’s edition of Woodbine’s Canadian Triple Crown of Thoroughbred ...

Young Educated Males are More Prone to Problem Gambling, Says Expert

After the legalization of single-event wagering in Canada, more and more gambling and addiction specialists are worried about a possible negative impact on bettors. One of the concerned experts is Shauna Altrogge, the director of the Gambling Awareness Program with the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Saskatchewan division has warned t ...

ALC and Pariplay Shake Hands on an Agreement

Atlantic Lottery Corporation continues to build on world-class online offerings on its ALC.ca platform as the Crown announced a new content distribution agreement. This week, the Crown agency and leading aggregator and supplier of iGaming titles, Pariplay, announced that the latter will launch new aggregated third-party games to the ALC ...

Jason Portuondo Leaves Woodbine Ent. for the AGCO

This week, Woodbine Entertainment will be saying goodbye to one of its longest-serving employees, as Jason Portuondo prepares for his exit. Mr. Portuondo has been part of Ontario’s horse racing leader for over a decade, as he worked as a broadcaster. He will now join the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario as a Racing Official.

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NY’s Mobile Sportsbooks Call for Decrease of Tax Rate

New York State launched its mobile sports betting market this January, and although it hit the ground running, some of the locally licensed operators are struggling to adapt. Sportsbooks are finding it difficult to adjust to the state-assigned tax rate of 51% and some of the operators have already called for a reduction of the rates, but to no a ...

ORYX Gaming Integrates Content with Jumpman Gaming

On June 21, 2022, Bragg Gaming Group announced that it will further advance its presence in the regulated European market via an agreement with Jumpman Gaming. This will be done through its subsidiary ORYX Gaming, which informed that its first-rate content has now been launched with Jumpman Gaming’s network of UK-based operator brands.

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NYRA Hints of Closing Down Aqueduct Racetrack

After years of world-class racing, the Aqueduct Racetrack’s operations could be coming to an end. In a recent interview, Chairperson for the New York Racing Association, Marc Holliday, hinted that the Queens’ facility might be shut down after the long-awaited renovation of Belmont Park is done. As once renovation is finalized the track will ...

BetMGM and Carnival Corp. Offer Sports Betting on Cruise Ships

BetMGM is once again expanding its area of operations as this time the gaming leader has headed to international waters. The bookmaker and Carnival Corporation announced a deal on Friday, that would see them collaborate for the introduction of regulated sports betting on cruise ships. This offering is set to be introduced on over 50 U.S.-based v ...

Crowd’s Favorite Pebble Beach Claims the Pepsi N.A. Cup

Once again, the annual Pepsi North America Cup proved to be quite the spectacle as on Saturday, June 18, 2022, 3-year-old pacing colts raced for one of the hefty prizes. This was the 39th edition of the prestigious Standardbred race at Woodbine Mohawk Park and it was won by the crown’s favorite Pebble Beach with an impressive time of 1:50.

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B.C. Whistleblowers Displeased with Cullen’s Commission Outcome

Shortly after Cullen Commission’s final report on B.C.’s inquiry into money laundering activities in provincial casinos, Fred Pinnock and Muriel LaBine shared their discontent with it. The two were whistleblowers in the inquiry and they are far from happy with the results of the years-long investigation and its findings and recommendations t ...