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Tag Archives: Canadian Gaming Association

Ontario: North America’s largest gaming market?

On 4 April, Ontario will open the first licensed and regulated iGaming market in Canada. According to several estimates, the post-regulated province will become the most attractive iGaming market in North America for both players and brands, surpassing all its US online counterparts when it goes live. Ontario’s largest city, Toronto, is home to MLB,…

Canada – Canadian Gaming Association signs MoU with International Betting Integrity Association

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA). The purpose of the MoU is to provide a framework for cooperation and coordination between IBIA and the CGA on betting and related integrity issues and to protect the Ontario…

Canada – CGA announces election of four new board members

The Canadian Gaming Association has announced the appointment of four new members of the Association’s Board of Directors, which took place during the CGA’s Annual General Meeting on 10 November 2021. Scott Burton, CEO, FansUnite Entertainment Inc.Mr. Burton oversees the overall business vision and framework, global operations, corporate strategy, and development at FansUnite. He served…

Canada – Canadian association urges quick action on legislation for sports betting

The Canadian Gaming Association is pleased that Bill C-218 – The Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act – today begins the first hour of debate in the House of Commons. Championed by Kevin Waugh, MP for Saskatoon-Greenwood, this bill, when passed, will provide the communities with a powerful tool to help recover from the devastating…

Canada – Canadian Gaming Association gives it support to new sports betting bill

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has said it fully supports the introduction of the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act. Canadians can only place accumulator bets but are betting around $10bn every year through illegal bookmaking operations in Canada. Only $500m is currently bet through legal provincial sports lottery products offered to Canadians. “Amending the…

Canada – Canadian association angered by Senate’s stance

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has expressed its frustration and disappointment that the Senate chose not to deal with Bill C290 – An Act to Amend the Criminal Code – Sports Betting, before rising for the summer recess. Bill C290 was already passed with all-party support in the House of Commons, and has the additional…