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Current Online Gambling Regulations In Canada - Following The Example Of The United States?

Current Online Gambling Regulations In Canada - Following The Example Of The United States?

While the online gambling industry in Canada is much smaller than in the United States, it is still a big business. The gross sales amount is estimated at over $31 billion per year. Related purchases to online gambling are estimated to be over $15 billion per year. If we go back to its roots, card-playing started with the settlers during the 16th century. Much like the evolution of gambling in the United States, although gambling has always been integral to life in Canada, it became significantly more so with the advancement of computer and internet technology.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/20/2021

Tech Made the Best Mobile Casinos Canada to Offer

Tech Made the Best Mobile Casinos Canada to Offer

One of the oldest professions and sources of pleasure in the world, many forms of the games of chance we see today have been with us since at least the middle ages. With the advent of internet and advances in graphics, web technology and e-payments, online casinos are now a part and parcel of the gambling industry.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/16/2019

Canada Foreign Online Gambling Licenses Could Be Coming Soon

In Canada, all online gambling issues are handled on the provincial level. What this means is that the federal government doesn't have much say in what goes on, and as an industry, the goal is to use it to pad provincial revenue figures. One problem with this approach is that foreign operators who are not licensed by the provinces and who are not paying provincial taxes are able to operate more or less freely while the province-operated games suffer.

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/01/2014

888 Canada Casino Lures Newbies With Incredible Promos

888 Casino Canada is one of the largest and most diverse online casino sites offered legally in Canada. The site boasts over 150 diverse games to Canadians including slots, poker, live dealers, progressive jackpots and table games. Being big doesn't mean that they won't work hard for your business. 888 Canada offers a large selection of promotions for their players to choose from. Some of the most popular ones offer a truly 'no risk' experience to newbies. 


Submitted by Payton on, Apr/03/2014

Canadian Gaming Association Welcomes Changes to Allow Enhanced Sports Wagering in Canada

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/30/2011

Mobile Gambling to be Available Soon in British Columbia

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Sep/19/2011

Somach: Poker Now a Sport In Canada

Is poker a sport?

In Canada it is!

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Dec/08/2010

Loto-Quebec Open For Business Amidst Controversy

The much anticipated Loto-Quebec has opened for business in the Canadian province. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/03/2010

Edmonton Casino Murderers Convicted

Two men have been convicted in the second degree murder and assault of Mohamed Ali Ibrahim, a Somali national who was living in Edmonton, Canada.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2010

Montreal Arsons Tied To Mob Turf Wars

A recent spate of arsons occurring at Montreal cafes and other businesses have been tied to the local mob, according to police.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/01/2010

B.C. Relaunches Gambling Website


Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/19/2010

Alberta Now Wants Online Gambling


Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2010

Online Gaming Could Mean $500 Million Jackpot for Ontario Coffers


Robert Benzie, The Star (Ontario)

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/09/2010

Canada Continues Its Dominance At 2010 WSOP

Oh Canada, Oh Canada.  Three Canadian players have held onto three of the top 5 spots in the 2010 World Series of Poker (WSOP) throughout the day Saturday.

Jonathan Duhamel, who for a short time was the chip leader, qualified for the 2010 WSOP through  He comes to us from Boucherville, Quebec and is one of two players in the top 10 from that province.  At press time he had the 4th largest number of chips.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/17/2010

British Columbia Welcomes Online Gambling: Launches Website

The Canadian province of British Columbia, long a hotbed for online gambling house marketing operations, has seemingly begun to embrace online gambling.

The Vancouver Sun reported on Friday that the B.C. government on Thursday rolled out its casino games gambling website, becoming the first sanctioned online casino in North America.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2010

Ontario Considers State-Sponsored Internet gambling

TORONTO - Ontario will consider state-sponsored Internet gambling, Premier Dalton McGuinty said Tuesday, days after the provincial gaming agency said it is looking at taking a cut from the online p

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/24/2010

Canada to Offer Legal Online Casino Gambling

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation will begin offering its residents a range of online games including blackjack, roulette and poker, via

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/25/2009

Opportunity Awaits Online Gambling in Canada

More and more European online gambling firms are looking towards Canada as a means of breaking into a North American market that does not include the U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/02/2009

Breaking News

NBA and MLB Betting Action - October 19

NBA and MLB Betting Action - October 19

The 2021-22 NBA regular season tips off tonight with a doubleheader on TNT.

Bills Favorite Status to Win Super Bowl Short Lived After Loss to Titans

Bills Favorite Status to Win Super Bowl Short Lived After Loss to Titans

We reported on how the Bills became the first team not named the Chiefs or Bucs in 606 days to become the new Super Bowl favorite, but that lasted less than 24 hours.

Thousands of Online, Sports Bets Placed on First Day in CT

Thousands of virtual bets started being placed early Tuesday, the first day that online sports wagering and casino games were made available to all eligible adults within Connecticut.