In line with our commitment to and protecting Ontarians, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has published an updated version of the Registrar’s Standards for Gaming. These updated standards are effective immediately and apply to the OLG, land-based...

The Registrar has approved the application made by Rideau Carleton Raceway Holdings Ltd. to amend the 2022 race date schedules for Rideau Carleton Raceway (Rideau Carleton).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Rideau Carleton

Revised Date(s)

 

 

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On February 8, 2022, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced new rules related to inducements. Based on industry feedback, the AGCO is amending the new rules to create an additional exemption that will permit...

Ontario will be launching a new internet gambling (igaming) market on April 4th, 2022. In the weeks leading up to the market launch, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) understands that those looking to enter the market have an imperative to market and advertise their upcoming gaming sites. To support operators through this...

Tags: iGaming

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has updated its Internet Gaming Go-Live Compliance Guide with important changes for registered and prospective internet gaming (igaming) operators and gaming-related suppliers. These changes...

Tags: iGaming

Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) cannabis licensees are reminded that the Government of Ontario has enabled cannabis retailers to offer delivery and curbside pick-up services on a permanent basis beginning March 15, 2022.

For more information, see the...

March 11, 2022

The Registrar has approved the application made by Fort Erie Live Racing Consortium to amend the 2022 race date schedules for Fort Erie Racetrack (Fort Erie).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Fort Erie

Revised Date(s)

 

 

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The Registrar of Alcohol, Gaming and Racing has approved the application made by The WFA Raceway Corporation to amend post times of the 2022 race date schedule for The Raceway at Western Fair District (Western Fair).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Western Fair

Revised Post Time(s)

...

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has released an updated version of the Registrar’s Standards for Gaming: Lottery Sector that strengthen player protections for sport and event betting for lottery games that are conducted by the...

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has released an updated version of the Registrar’s Standards for Gaming  that strengthen player protections for sport and event betting that takes place in land-based gaming establishments, like casinos. These updated...

This information has been updated. Please see Update to Cannabis Standards Clarifies Inducement Rule.

Following the completion of industry-wide consultations, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has finalized updates to the...


In: Horse Racing - Friday, January 21, 2022

Approval of 2022 Race Dates

In accordance with the recommendations of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and Ontario Racing, the Registrar issues a correction to the 2022 Race Date Schedule as follows:

Standardbred

 

Mohawk Park

221 days

The approved calendars are attached to this notice.

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On Monday January 3, 2022, the Ontario Government announced it is temporarily moving the province into Step Two of its...

Tags: COVID-19

December 30, 2021 – As the latest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge, Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) Compliance Officials will be out on New Year’s Eve visiting bars and restaurants in communities across the province to ensure they are complying with provincial public health requirements.

On December...

The Registrar has approved the application made by Woodbine Entertainment Group to vary the 2022 race date schedules for Mohawk Park (Mohawk).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Mohawk

Revised Date(s)

 

 

Add: Saturday January 1, 2022

Total: 1 date(s)

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On Friday, December 17, 2021, the Ontario Government announced it was applying additional public health and workplace safety measures in response to the rapidly spreading and highly transmissible Omicron variant.

...
Tags: COVID-19

Today, the AGCO released a draft version of the revised regulatory standards for the lottery sector which expands the regulatory framework for lottery to include sport and event betting. The starting point for building the sport and event betting regulatory lottery program is the creation of draft standards and requirements. Once finalized,...

Today, the AGCO released a draft version of the revised regulatory standards for the land-based gaming sector which expands the regulatory framework for land-based gaming to include sport and event betting standards. The starting point for building the land-based sport and event betting regulatory program is the creation of draft standards and...

The Registrar has approved the application made by The WFA Raceway Corporation to vary the 2021 race date schedules for The Raceway at Western Fair District (Western Fair).

The Registrar has approved the following:

Western Fair

Revised Date(s)

 

 

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TORONTO ON - On December 3, 2021, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), immediately suspended the liquor licence of Zucchinis Cucina located at 43 Kerr Street, Unit 5, in Oakville Ontario, as the Registrar considers it is necessary in the public interest.

The Deputy Registrar also seeks to revoke the...

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