• Manitoba Lottery to Provide Online Gambling

    10 April 2012

    Newspaper

    BCLC released a press release showing that it is headed in a new direction concerning its online business. It is partnering with Manitoba Lotteries to provide the people of Manitoba, Canada online gambling.

    “We launched online gaming in British Columbia to provide a secure and legal option for people who play online and to keep revenues in the province that otherwise would be going to illegal gambling sites,” said the Honourable Rich Coleman, Minister Responsible for BCLC. “We are pleased to share our expertise with Manitoba to strengthen regulated online gambling in Canada.”

    BCLC provides regulated online gambling to British Columbians since 2004 through their PlayNow.com website.

    “Innovation is key to growth in any business,” said Michael Graydon, President and CEO of BCLC. “We are creating a new revenue stream for BCLC by leveraging our experience and the expertise of our best-in-class vendors and providing these services to another jurisdiction.”

    The website is expected to launch in 2013 and will be developed, designed, tested and mostly managed by the BCLC. It is suppose to start out with casino and poker games and a possibility of sports betting and bingo. The site will be regulated by the Manitoba Gaming Control Commission.

    Read the entire press release here.

    Related News

    • 18 March 2019

      NetEnt Obtains Pennsylvania License

      NetEnt has recently announced that its subsidiary, NetEnt Americas LLC, has been given a conditional license so that the company can distribute its extensive portfolio of games to the newly regulated Pennsylvania market. NetEnt Expanding Its United States Reach NetEnt has already been granted a full license to operate in the state of New Jersey.

      Read full article
    • 30 December 2018

      Gambling Taxes in Italy See Big Jump, Playtech's Earnings Fall

      The taxes that gambling operators and software companies have to pay in a given jurisdiction are one of its biggest expenses. This means that even a relatively small shift in those rates can cause some major changes in what can be expected for business. This has recently been the case in Italy where their Senate has been working on a proposed budget for the following fiscal year, and this budget includes some unexpected increases to the taxes on gambling businesses.

      Read full article
    • 23 December 2018

      Spanish License Application in for Gaming Innovation Group

      Gaming Innovation Group has announced their application for a license to operate in Spain. They're looking to make an entrance into the Spanish market in 2019 with this application, and there's very little doubt that it will be granted. This is a pretty significant move for the company as they expand and get their offering in front of new players. About the Spanish Market

      Read full article