The Ontario Lottery will launch PlayOLG.ca, quickly that has taken over four years from conception to completion, is big on responsible gambling features.
A brand new Ontario lottery will fleetingly make the province that is canadian 5th to launch a totally regulated online gambling platform, with the announcement that PlayOLG.ca, operated by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), is to launch ‘in the coming weeks.’
PlayOLG.ca is currently available to your 50,000-odd players of OLG’s Circle Rewards Program, who were emailed on earlier this week and asked to offer feedback ahead of official launch. The site will have a selection initially of slot games and table games, such as video poker and roulette, as well as lottery items. These will be accompanied within the future by poker, bingo and recreations betting.
It’s been a road that is long regulation for Ontario, which first announced its intention to offer online gaming back in 2010 being an extra source of income to plug the spending plan deficit.
The alleged ‘gray market’ has a huge customer-base in Canada, which has traditionally turned a blind attention to its citizens gambling on offshore internet sites, but Ontario believes it’s losing away as an outcome. With an estimated half-million Ontarians gambling regularly on sites like PokerStars (recently acquired, of course, by Toronto-based Amaya), that’s somewhere between $400 million to $500 Continue reading “Ontario Lottery Set with First Regulated On Line Gambling Site”