December 2, 2022 5:00 AM
- It seems Canada’s passionate hockey fans continue to be frustrated with the amount of advertising by igaming operators on NHL broadcasts. And there are no signs that the networks will stop accepting those ad dollars.
- PointsBet Canada officially opened the doors to its Toronto headquarters this week. The operator’s Canadian office is home to more than 50 employees, including hirings from Ontario’s deep pool of technology talent.
- The Office of the Auditor General of Ontario delivered its 2022 Annual Report on Wednesday, including 25 recommendations for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to improve its operations around revenue generation, anti-money laundering programs, and responsible gambling initiatives. The Value-For-Money Audit also includes a section dedicated to the corporation.
- The Canadian Gaming Association issued a response to a Toronto Star article citing an industry insider alleging the some operators ignore potential gambling problems with VIP customers.
- Toronto-based operator Rivalry announced robust third-quarter financial results this week and its first-ever profitable month in October. CEO Steven Salz said the company is “going to nurture esports betting markets” in the early days of its regulated business in Ontario and Australia.
Also in the latest Gaming News Canada newsletter, a University of Guelph professor calls for more to be done on responsible gambling, Canadian Gaming Association president-CEO Paul Burns is honoured by VIXIO Gambling Compliance, and much more.