According to a CBC News article published today, Ontarians will soon be able to bet online in the comfort of their homes after the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp (OLG) has today announced that it had selected a vendor to run the game software.
The OLG said that the software would be launched towards the end of the year. Styles casinos games will be available to Ontarians in age to bet.
"Our advanced to the game online is an exciting and important step for the modernization of the OLG" said Rod Phillips, president and CEO of OLG.
On the software online, it will be possible to buy the LOTTO 6/49, LOTTO Max and other forms of lotteries still to clarify.
Spielo G2 company won a so-called competitive auction to provide to OLG Games casino including slots machine, video poker and table games.
According to the OLG later will be introduced to other games such as: bingo, sports betting and online poker.
Phillips said that Spielo G2 was an experience company and that it would help the OLG to have an interesting game experience as well as safe options.
Much like on Espacejeux in Quebec, Ontario players can manage the time and money that they will want to invest in these games by configuring settings for this purpose.
Last year, then Minister of Finance of Ontario, Dwight Duncan announced a massive overhaul of gambling in the province and promised to contribute a sum estimated at 1.3 billion dollars in new revenues.
The OLG therefore considers that this gaming platform will provide $375M to the province during the first 5 years!
According to the OLG, Ontarians spend far more than 400 M$ annually on offshore sites.
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