Industry Notice Reminder – AGCO can inspect racetracks, training centres, and your barn. All medications must be in labeled containers.

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) would like to remind the horse racing industry that under the provincial legislation that governs horse racing, AGCO Compliance Officials have the...

On November 19, 2021, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), issued an Order of Interim Suspension of the liquor licence of CAGE KTV & BAR located at 3560 Victoria Park Avenue in North York, Ontario, for reasons of public interest and safety. The interim suspension took immediate effect. This bar is not...

On November 10, 2021, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), issued an Order of Interim Suspension of the liquor licence of Wild Wing Belleville located at 366 North Front Street Unit 26, in Belleville, Ontario for reasons of public interest and safety. The interim suspension took immediate effect.

The...

The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to amend post times of the 2021 race date schedule for Woodbine Racetrack (Woodbine). 

The Registrar has approved the following: 

Woodbine 

Revised Post Time(s) 

 

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The Registrar has approved the application made by Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings Ltd. to amend the 2021 race date schedules for Rideau Carleton Raceway (Rideau Carleton).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Rideau Carleton

Revised Date(s)

 

Add: Thursday December 2, 9 and 16...

NEWS

The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued an Order of Interim Suspension of the liquor licence of J.A.K.K. Tuesdays, located at 642 Progress Ave, Kingston ON, for reasons of public interest and safety.  The interim suspension takes effect immediately.

At the same time, the Registrar has...

To ensure a healthy and safe work environment for our employees and the sectors we regulate, the AGCO has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy that applies to all of our employees.

Background

On September 14, 2021, the Government of Ontario released...

Tags: COVID-19

On September 14, 2021, the Government of Ontario released regulations and...

Tags: COVID-19

Internet gaming (igaming) operators and suppliers that are interested in participating in Ontario’s regulated, open and competitive igaming market when it launches, will first need to be registered under the Gaming Control Act, 1992 (GCA) by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).

Applying for registration is one of the key...

The AGCO encourages cannabis retailers to complete the AGCO Cannabis Retail Reporting e-learning module that was released in March 2021.

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The AGCO is pleased to release the final regulatory standards for internet gaming-based sport and event betting in Ontario. The sport and event betting standards have been fully incorporated into the existing Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming,...

Internet gaming (igaming) suppliers interested in participating in Ontario’s regulated, open and competitive igaming market when it launches will first need to be registered by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).

The AGCO has created an...

The Registrar has approved the application made by Picov Downs Inc. to amend the 2021 race date schedules for Ajax Downs (Ajax).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Ajax

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Delete: Monday September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25 and November 1, 2021...


In: Horse Racing - Thursday, August 19, 2021

Industry Notice: Heat Warning

The health and welfare of the horse is of paramount concern to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and to members of the racing community. An effort to monitor weather conditions and how it will impact the racehorse is in keeping with this mandate.

The AGCO has advised its Official Veterinarians and racing officials...

Internet gaming (igaming) operators that are interested in participating in Ontario’s regulated, open and competitive igaming market when it launches will first need to be registered by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO).

The AGCO has created an...

The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to amend post times of the 2021 race date schedule for Woodbine Racetrack (Woodbine).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Woodbine

Revised Post Time(s)

 

 

Sunday,...

The Government of Canada has announced that Bill C-218, the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, which amends Canada’s Criminal Code to legalize single-event sports betting in the country, will come into force on August 27th.

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is actively working to introduce a regulatory...

NEWS

The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued Orders of Monetary Penalties to five (5) Sobeys locations for non-compliance with Ontario’s anti-inducement rules. The orders of $7,500 to each location total $37,500 in all.

Following an investigation, the AGCO determined that Sobeys entered into a...

Four Independent Testing Laboratories (ITLs) are now registered to test and certify key components of igaming systems such as games and random number generators. These registered ITLs include BMM North America, eCOGRA,...

Today, the AGCO released a discussion paper and draft regulatory standards for sport and event betting in Ontario. These standards are intended to apply to all sports, esports, novelty, betting exchange, and fantasy sports products and, once finalized, will form part of the...

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