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

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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...

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has launched stakeholder consultations regarding the regulation of inducement activity between federally Licensed Producers and licensed retailers in Ontario’s cannabis retail industry.

With the launch of this consultation, the AGCO is furthering its objective of addressing the...

News

As casinos begin to welcome back guests in accordance with the province’s Roadmap to Reopen plan, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has established an inter-agency task force to monitor cash transactions.

The task force consists of representatives from the AGCO, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and Ontario...

The AGCO is pleased to release the finalized Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming (Standards). These Standards are a key part of the regulatory framework and will come into force when the regulated Internet Gaming (igaming) market is launched in Ontario.

The AGCO is releasing the Standards before they come into force to allow...

On July 9, 2021, the Ontario Government announced that the province will enter Step Three of the province’s Roadmap to Reopen as key public health and health care indicators continue to improve and the province...

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The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by Dresden Agricultural Society to amend the 2021 race date schedule for Dresden Raceway (Dresden).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Dresden

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Add: Sunday August 1, 2021...

The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by Grand River Raceway Corporation to amend the 2021 race date schedule for Grand River Raceway (Grand River).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Grand River

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Add: Monday...

Today, the Government of Ontario announced the establishment of iGaming Ontario, a subsidiary of the AGCO, that advances Ontario’s plans to create an open and competitive internet gaming (igaming) market. 

iGaming Ontario’s incorporation takes the province a step closer to providing Ontarians with more choice in online gaming...

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