Toronto, ON - The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued an Order of Monetary Penalty totaling $200,000 to 2776112 Ontario Inc., the licensed operator of the Cannabis Xpress chain of cannabis retail stores, for alleged violations of Ontario’s regulatory standards related to provincial anti-inducement laws.

The...

Toronto, ON – Two years into Ontario’s open, regulated internet gaming (igaming) market, a new study commissioned by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) and iGaming Ontario has found that the vast majority of people participating in igaming in the province are doing so on regulated sites. This represents a significant change...

Toronto, ON - The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued a Notice of Proposal (NOP) for a 60-day liquor sales licence suspension of Kelsey’s Restaurant (1773731 Ontario Ltd.) in Huntsville, Ontario (Kelsey’s Huntsville). The AGCO Registrar has reason to believe that several violations of the...

Toronto ON – The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued an Order of Monetary Penalty totaling $70,000 to MGE Niagara Entertainment Inc., the registered operator of Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls Ontario, for failing to meet requirements in place to minimize the risk of unlawful activity, including...

Toronto, ON – In order to protect the integrity of horse racing in Ontario and prioritize the wellbeing and safety of horses, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has suspended the licence of Standardbred trainer Anthony Beaton, for two years.

On October 13, 2023, the AGCO received information that Mr. Beaton had...

Toronto ON – The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued PointsBet Canada Operations 1 Inc., a registered internet gaming operator, a Notice of Monetary Penalty totaling $150,000 for failing to meet Ontario’s responsible gambling requirements.

The penalty relates to several alleged violations of...

Toronto ON – The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has served Ontario Gaming GTA Limited Partnership (“Casino Woodbine”) with notice of a Monetary Penalty totaling $80,000, following allegations of a cheat-at-play and dealer collusion scheme at Toronto’s Woodbine Casino.

In April 2023, the Ontario...

Toronto ON - The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has updated the Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming to prohibit the use of athletes in internet gaming (igaming) advertising and marketing in Ontario. The standards have also been strengthened to restrict the use of celebrities who would likely be expected to appeal to...

Toronto ON – The Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has served Apollo Entertainment Ltd. (Apollo) with a Notice of Monetary Penalty totaling $100,000 for failing to meet Ontario’s responsible gambling requirements.

The penalty relates to multiple alleged violations of the responsible gambling provisions...

Toronto, ON – In order to protect the integrity of horse racing in Ontario and prioritize the wellbeing and safety of racehorses, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued monetary penalties totaling $11,000 and a three-year suspension to a standardbred trainer.

Following an AGCO inspection into the suspicious...

Toronto ON - In order to protect the public interest and ensure Ontario’s internet gaming (igaming) market operates responsibly and with integrity, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), has served BV Gaming Limited and Fitzdares Canada Limited with Notices of Monetary Penalty totaling $30,000 for alleged...

TORONTO - The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has been awarded the North American Gaming Regulators Association (NAGRA) Excellence in Gaming Regulation Award for its work developing and implementing the regulatory framework for Ontario’s new open and competitive internet gaming (igaming) market that launched in April 2022...

Toronto ON –The Deputy Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has issued a Notice of Proposal (NOP) to revoke the liquor sales licence of Afro-East Restaurant, located at 91 Queen St S, Kitchener, ON. The Deputy Registrar has reasonable grounds to believe that the licence holder will not carry on business in accordance...

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Toronto ON - In order to protect the public interest and ensure Ontario’s internet gaming (igaming) market operates responsibly and with integrity, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), has served three AGCO-registered internet gaming operators with Notices of Monetary Penalty for alleged infractions of the...

Toronto, Ontario – Just one year since the launch of Ontario’s open internet gaming (igaming) market, new research shows the considerable success the province has had shifting players from gambling on unregulated sites to regulated sites that comply with Ontario’s high standards of game integrity and player protections.

According to...

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TORONTO – The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has announced that, effective immediately, regulated sport and event betting operators in Ontario may resume offering bets and betting related products on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events.

On December 1, 2022, following alleged incidents, including...

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In order to protect the betting public, effective immediately, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is requiring all registered casino, lottery and igaming operators that offer sport and event betting products in Ontario to stop offering and accepting wagers on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events due to...

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Toronto ON – A Richmond Hill online gaming player has been charged with two counts of Cheat at Play, contrary to section 209 of the Criminal Code of Canada.

All regulated gaming sites – including OLG.CA as well as private operator sites conducted and...

TORONTO - The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has been awarded the International Association of Gaming Regulators’ (IAGR) Regulatory Excellence Award for its work on developing and implementing the regulatory framework for Ontario’s new internet gaming (igaming) market that launched earlier this year.

The honour was...

TORONTO - In order to protect the public interest and ensure Ontario’s internet gaming (igaming) market operates responsibly and with integrity, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), has served Unibet ON Inc. with an Order of Monetary Penalty (OMP) totaling $48,000 for alleged infractions of the...

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