Toronto, April 4, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iGaming Ontario (iGO) today launched a new market for internet gaming (igaming) in Ontario. Ontario players can now play internet casino games and play sports betting on sites provided by fully registered and licensed gaming companies (called operators).
To play with confidence knowing that their money and information are subject to strong consumer protection measures, Ontario players should look for the iGO logo on the operator’s site.
“Today is a monumental day to establish Ontario as an international leader in online gaming,” said Martha Otton, Executive Director of iGaming Ontario. “After years of expectations culminated in historic law, and then all stakeholders worked hard for months, we moved from our previous gray market position to today. We have reached the launch of a legal internet game market. “
Operators who have successfully registered with AGCO and have signed an operational contract with iGO will meet strict standards of game integrity, fairness, player protection and social responsibility to ensure that players can play with confidence. I am.
The Internet gaming sites operating in the legal market as of today are:
- 888casino.ca, 888poker.ca, 888sport.ca
- Casino.on.BetMGM.ca, Poker.on.BetMGM.ca, Sports.on.BetMGM.ca
We would like to thank these publishers for all the efforts and resources they have made to become the first market entrants.
Canada’s first legal Ontario market is made possible as a result of a partnership between the Ontario Government and the Ontario Alcohol and Games Commission. Today is the first day of the game market expected to grow and thrive in Ontario, but players will be able to find more world-class online games in the coming weeks and months. increase. Ontario has a large and diverse adult population compared to other parts of North America, making it a very high priority for business expansion strategies.
Look for the iGO logo on the operator’s site to make sure it is registered and approved, or visit iGamingOntario.ca for a variety of internet games, including a real-time directory of sites that meet the requirements to enter the Ontario market. Get the information you need.
About iGaming Ontario:
iGaming Ontario (iGO) is working with the Ontario Alcohol Gaming Commission (AGCO) and the Ontario Government to bring a world-class online gambling experience to the state in a safer environment, protect consumers and more. Offers choices. A game company (operator) that has been successfully registered by AGCO and has an operating contract with iGO may offer games to Ontario players on behalf of the state. Through these relationships, game revenue is shared with the Ontario Government and used to support state priorities. For more information, please visit iGamingOntario.ca.
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