Tag Archives: Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

FDJ Gaming Solutions strikes retail distribution deal with Veikkaus Oy

FDJ Gaming Solutions, in collaboration with Carrus Gaming, has secured a retail distribution agreement with Finnish state-owned gambling monopoly Veikkaus Oy. As a result of the link-up, FDJ will provide Veikkaus Oy with its digital development platform (DDP) and image analysis in order to inform development of the operator’s terminal application. The new application will function independently on Carrus Gaming’s …

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Sarah Hitchcock: Successful OLG link-up shows the way for Bede


“The focus is on finding more operators with OLG’s way of thinking, that is those who put digital innovation at the heart of their growth strategy,” said Bede Gaming’s Sarah Hitchcock, as she reflected on four years of working with the government agency to build compelling digital products for the people of Ontario. On a more general level, we discussed …

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Tristan Wootton joins Fitzdares as new Director of Growth

Fitzdares has strengthened its senior leadership team after naming Tristan Wootton as the company’s new Director of Growth. In his new role, Wootton will oversee Fitzdares’ growth strategy by “helping to scale the business, grow revenues in a responsible manner” as well as consider new opportunities for expansion in new markets. Commenting on his new role, Wootton said: “I am …

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Martin Lycka – O Canada when will you revamp sports betting?

Despite all the sports betting regulatory action in the US following last week’s votes, GVC Holdings Senior Vice President of US Regulatory Affairs & Responsible Gambling Martin Lycka is looking at the reaction further north. The fearless men who stand on guard at the Ontario border, through snow, wind and sleet, noticed something rapidly whirling through the plains of Michigan …

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OLG doubles Canada’s GLMS representation

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The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has become the latest member of the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) – the state lotteries’ mutualised monitoring system for sports betting. OLG is the association’s 33rd member and the second Canadian organisation to join after Loto Québec. An agency of the Government of Ontario, OLG manages a successful and regulated sports wagering …

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Bede Gaming’s European Lotteries membership accepted

Online gaming software supplier Bede Gaming has been inducted into the European Lotteries Association (EL) as an Associate Member. It comes at a time when the supplier is trying to strengthen its portfolio of lottery partners, and is expected to be formally announced by the EL General Assembly in May 2019. Alex Butcher, Managing Director, Bede Gaming, commented on the …

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Ontario looks for partners to help achieve online betting expansion

The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is searching for a company to help expand online and mobile sports betting in the Canadian province, the National Post has reported. The expansion, which is largely focused on sports betting, will allow people to place live bets during games, something currently unavailable through OLG. It also opens the door for the likes …

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Caesars Entertainment keen on Toronto casino complex

Canadian business news sources have reported that Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) is one of the bidding firms seeking to win the building rights for a casino complex in Toronto. CEC’s bid for a Toronto gaming complex, comes despite the company being embroiled in ongoing creditor disputes relating to subsidiary Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) $18 billion debt. Nevertheless, CEC shareholders …

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