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Does Pinnacle Ontario Sports Betting License Foreshadow US Plans?

A former black-market sportsbook in the United States is ready to wade into the regulated Ontario sports betting market. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario approved globally known Pinnacle for an ON sports betting license last week. The sportsbook still needs to sign an agreement with iGaming Ontario prior to launching. Based in Curacao, Pinnacle has operated […] Read More
Posted on: September 15, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Ontario sports betting

Ontario Sports Betting Regulator Shells Out Another Fine Over Promos

Unibet is the latest operator to be hit with a fine in Ontario sports betting. The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario served Unibet with a CAD$48,000 penalty, according to an AGCO release Thursday. The AGCO fine is because Unibet allegedly posted multiple inducements with “generous welcome offers” for Ontario sports betting. […] Read More
Posted on: August 27, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Ontario sports betting

Operator Earnings Calls Largely Quiet About Ontario Sports Betting

As an entire North American industry waits for official reports from Ontario sports betting regulators, individual companies revealed relatively little about the market during their quarterly earnings reports. The earnings season started promising, as PointsBet kicked it off reporting its ON sports betting handle. Sports betting in Ontario started April 4 and in the quarter, […] Read More
Posted on: August 16, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
BetMGM

BetMGM Secures NFL Canada Partnership Prior To Football Season

The NFL continues to expand its Canada sports betting presence as the football season approaches with a BetMGM partnership. BetMGM Sportsbook announced Tuesday it is an official sportsbook of the NFL in Canada. The partnership comes ahead of the first NFL betting season with the commercial Ontario sports betting market open. “Expanding our partnership with […] Read More
Posted on: August 10, 2022 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Ontario sports betting

Analysis: Oh Canada? Where Are The Ontario Sports Betting Numbers?

Online Ontario sports betting is nearing four months of action, yet there is still no clear indication of how the market is performing. While there is no legal requirement for regulators to release Ontario sports betting revenue information, a timely, transparent report would help to see if revenue promises from the legislative process are holding up. […] Read More
Posted on: August 2, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
PointsBet

PointsBet Continues Push For ‘Genuine Customers’ In Latest Earnings

Earnings season is always an opportunity to learn about operators, but the latest PointsBet report also provided the first peek at what is happening in Ontario sports betting. Australia-based PointsBet reported its fourth-quarter earnings Thursday night, including an overall US sports betting handle of $480 million. The total handle was up 40% compared to the same […] Read More
Posted on: July 29, 2022 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Canada sports betting

FanDuel Bolsters Canada Sports Betting Portfolio With NFL Deal

FanDuel continues to fill out its partnerships for Canada sports betting. FanDuel Sportsbook is now an official sportsbook partner of the NFL for Canada sports betting, according to a release last week. The deal expands the brands’ relationship that already includes US sports betting. “We’re thrilled to extend our partnership with the NFL to Canada,” […] Read More
Posted on: July 5, 2022 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Ontario sports betting

Ontario Sports Betting Regulator Hits DraftKings With Fine

Another sportsbook has been hit with a fine from Ontario sports betting regulators. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario fined DraftKings Sportsbook C$100,000, according to an AGCO release Thursday. The penalty is for infractions of the Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming for ON sports betting. “The AGCO will continue to monitor the activities of all registered operators and hold […] Read More
Posted on: July 5, 2022 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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