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AGCO fines Unibet ON Inc. $48,000 for alleged advertising and solicitation violations. Canadian Business Journal

TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To protect the public interest and ensure that Ontario’s internet gaming (gaming) marketplace is operated responsibly and honestly, the Ontario Alcohol and Gaming The Registrar of the Commission (AGCO) said Unibet ON Inc. was fined an order of fine (OMP) totaling $48,000 for alleged violations. Registrar Standards for Internet Games (standard), relating to advertising and solicitation.

Contrary to standard 2.05, between May 19, 2022 and May 22, 2022, Unibet ON Inc. posted or broadcast multiple widespread gambling inducements promoting a “generous welcome offer” It has been with.

AGCO’s igaming regulatory framework exists to ensure that the Ontario igaming market achieves high standards in key areas such as responsible gambling, protection of minors and game integrity. Standards were introduced to protect Ontarians. These contain explicit restrictions on advertising solicitations, bonuses or credits. except when on the operator’s site or via direct advertising and marketing issued after obtaining active player consent (standard 2.05). Ontario strictly prohibits the widespread public promotion of bonuses and other gambling inducements, and AGCO continues to take regulatory action.

A registered business provided with an OMP by AGCO has the right to appeal against the Registrar’s order. License Appeals Tribunal (LAT)is a tribunal independent of and part of AGCO. courtroom ontario.

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“We expect all registered operators to achieve and maintain high standards of responsible gambling, player protection and gaming integrity. AGCO will continue to monitor the activities of these gaming sites. , ensure compliance with obligations under Ontario regulations. gaming control law and standards. ”

Tom MangumChief Executive Officer and Registrar – AGCO

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The Ontario Alcohol and Gaming Commission (AGCO) is Ontario’s regulatory agency, Attorney General’s Office (MAG). It is a corporation under the umbrella of 2019 Ontario Law Alcohol and Gaming Commission.

AGCO is responsible for regulating Ontario’s alcohol, gaming, horse racing and private cannabis retail sectors in the public interest according to the principles of honesty and integrity.

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AGCO fines Unibet ON Inc. $48,000 for alleged advertising and solicitation violations. Canadian Business Journal

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