Last Updated: 
2022-03-11

The following information is intended to provide guidance for common applicability of the Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming for four specific types of registrants that play key roles in the delivery of gaming in Ontario.

This information is for general guidance purposes only and should not be taken as conclusive direction from the AGCO.

The circumstances of each registrant are different and all registrants, including those not listed below, are responsible for identifying the standards and requirements applicable to them.

Type of Registrants

Applicable igaming Standards

Operators and their platform providers

In general, all of the igaming Standards will apply to registered operators and their platform providers.

GRSs who run critical gaming systems

Gaming-related suppliers who run critical gaming systems are responsible for ensuring that gaming technology is operated in a way that meets the Standards.

 

Entity Level:

1.01, 1.02.3, 1.03, 1.05, 1.06, 1.07, 1.08, 1.09, 1.10, 1.11, 1.12, 1.13, 1.14, 1.18, 1.20

Responsible Gambling:

2.15.3, 2.15.5, 2.16.2

Ensuring Game Integrity and Player Awareness:

4.01, 4.02, 4.03, 4.04, 4.06, 4.07, 4.08, 4.09, 4.11, 4.12, 4.14, 4.15, 4.16, 4.21, 4.23, 4.24, 4.25, 4.27, 4.28, 4.29

Public Safety and Protection of Assets:

5.01, 5.02, 5.03, 5.04, 5.05, 5.06, 5.07, 5.08, 5.09, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12, 5.13, 5.14, 5.15, 5.16, 5.17, 5.18, 5.19, 5.20, 5.21, 5.22, 5.23, 5.24, 5.25, 5.26, 5.27, 5.28, 5.29, 5.30, 5.31, 5.32, 5.33, 5.34, 5.35, 5.36, 5.37, 5.38, 5.39, 5.40, 5.41, 5.42, 5.43, 5.44, 5.45, 5.46, 5.47, 5.48, 5.58, 5.60, 5.62, 5.63, 5.64, 5.65, 5.66, 5.68

 

GRSs that develop but do not run critical gaming systems

Entity Level:

1.01, 1.02.3, 1.05, 1.06, 1.07, 1.08, 1.09, 1.10, 1.12, 1.13, 1.18, 1.20

Responsible Gambling:

2.15, 2.16, 2.17, 2.18, 2.19, 2.20, 2.24.2

Prohibiting Access to Designated Groups and Player Account Management

3.15.3

Ensuring Game Integrity and Player Awareness

4.01, 4.02, 4.05, 4.06, 4.07, 4.08, 4.09.2, 4.09.6, 4.12, 4.14, 4.15, 4.16, 4.21, 4.24, 4.25, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.29, 4.31

Public Safety and Protection of Assets:

5.05, 5.13, 5.14, 5.15, 5.16, 5.19, 5.20, 5.25, 5.27, 5.39, 5.40, 5.41, 5.49, 5.50, 5.51, 5.52, 5.53, 5.54, 5.55, 5.56, 5.57, 5.59, 5.61,5.64, 5.65, 5.66, 5.67

 

GRSs that are registered as independent integrity monitors

 

Entity Level:

1.01, 1.02.3, 1.05, 1.06, 1.07, 1.08, 1.09, 1.10, 1.12, 1.13, 1.18, 1.20

Ensuring Game Integrity and Player Awareness

4.32

Public Safety and Protection of Assets:

5.01, 5.02, 5.03, 5.04, 5.05, 5.09, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12, 5.24, 5.25, 5.26, 5.28

 

Standards that are Specific to Sport and Event Betting

In general, the Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming apply to operators and GRSs involved in offering sport and event betting Ontario’s igaming market.

By way of additional clarification, the following table highlights those relatively few Standards that are a) uniquely applicable to sport and event betting only; b) relevant for internet gaming as a whole, but also contain one or more specific references to sport and event betting; and c) do not apply to sport and event betting.

  1. These Standards are uniquely applicable to sport and event betting (i.e., are not applicable to other types of internet gaming).

 

Responsible Gambling:

2.15.1, 2.15.2, 2.15.3

Prohibiting Access to Designated Groups and Player Account Management

3.01.1

Ensuring Game Integrity and Player Awareness

4.25.1, 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.32, 4.33, 4.34

  1. These Standards are applicable to internet gaming but include specific mention of sport and event betting.

 

Prohibiting Access to Designated Groups and Player Account Management

3.15

Ensuring Game Integrity and Player Awareness

4.01, 4.06, 4.10, 4.12, 4.13, 4.24, 4.28

Public Safety and Protection of Assets:

5.75

  1. These Standards do not apply to sport and event betting.

 

Responsible Gambling:

2.15

Ensuring Game Integrity and Player Awareness

4.26, 4.27

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