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Québec Lottery goes online-only as retail sales suspended

Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Québec is shutting down its physical sales network across Quebec in response to tightening restrictions on movement due to COVID-19.

The shutdown [...]

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M&A

Gauselmann Group expands online presence with stake in Bede Gaming

German gaming giant Gauselmann Group has acquired a majority stake in UK-based iGaming platform provider Bede Gaming.

The acquisition is meant to expand Gauselmann's existing online [...]

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M&A

Raketech acquires iGaming affiliate Lead Republik

Stockholm-listed Raketech has acquired all of the assets of Malta-based iGaming affiliate Lead Republik for €1.4m.

The purchase price represents a multiple of approximately 3x EBITDA and includes [...]

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Moves

Canada’s Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation loses CEO

Canada’s Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) has begun the process to find a new president and chief executive after confirming that Stephen Rigby will be stepping [...]

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Canada
Legislation

Single-event sports betting back in the spotlight in Canada

Saskatchewan member of parliament Kevin Waugh has become the latest Canadian lawmaker to try and drive through changes to sports betting legislation with the introduction of his [...]

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Moves

Canada’s Atlantic Lottery confirms Chris Keevill as next CEO

Canadian provincial lottery operator Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC) has appointed Chris Keevill as its new president and CEO.

Keevill will take up his position on 1 May, [...]

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Loto-Quebec
Lottery

Strong growth in online gaming fails to offset lottery decline at Loto-Quebec

Canadian provincial lottery operator Loto-Quebec has reported a 3 per cent fall in revenue for the first nine months of its 2019/20 fiscal year, with solid growth [...]

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BCLC
Lottery

BCLC hopes new gambling deposit limit will tempt players to legal offering

Canada’s British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has increased its online deposit limit ten-fold in an attempt to attract high-spending players to its PlayNow.com gaming site.

PlayNow is the [...]

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Lottery

Ontario Lottery goes live with IGT progressive jackpot

New York-listed International Game Technology (IGT) has rolled out its Powerbucks progressive jackpot game with Canada’s Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG).

OLG becomes the fifth [...]

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Compliance

Ontario police shut down illegal iGaming operation with 28 arrests

Police in Ontario have shut down an illegal online gambling operation which allegedly brought in more than CAD$131m over the past five years.
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BCLC
Lottery

Canada’s BCLC names Alan Kerr as new finance chief

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has appointed Alan Kerr as chief financial officer and vice president of finance and corporate services.
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Canada
Regulations

British Columbia gambling regulator set to gain greater independence

The government of the Canadian province of British Columbia plans to introduce legislation to modernize the province’s Gaming Control Act and transition the gambling regulator to [...]

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