FanDuel, Unibet Newest Approved Sportsbook in Ontario


ontario The regulators are constantly expanding the list of approved operators for launching commercial sports betting.

FanDuel sportsbook, Unibet and coolbet received approval from the Ontario Alcohol and Gambling Commission last week, according to the AGCO website. The license is a significant step for the operators, but they still have to sign an agreement with them iGaming Ontarioa subsidiary of AGCO that will oversee the industry.

The three operators join a growing list of companies preparing to do so 4. April Launched commercial iGaming and sports betting in Ontario.

Sportsbook prepare for Ontario

Last week AGCO also added BetRivers and 888 Sportsbook to the list of approved operators. The Parents of BetRivers, Rush Street Interactivelaunched a free-to-play game for Canada sports betting on October 2021.

AGCO issued its first licenses in Januarywith PointsBet and The score get approval. rivalry corp will focus Sports bets

Several other iGaming operators are allowed including WSOP and Royal panda.

FanDuel Ontario Sports Betting Schedule

Last year FanDuel hired Dale Hooper as General Manager of the Canadian office. Before FanDuel, Hooper led Deloitte Canada‘s cannabis department.

FanDuel executives have announced they will treat sports betting differently in the Great White North than they do USSportsbook localization for Canadian bettors.

This approach could be critical to gaining market share in Ontario, where it’s about 35% of the Canadian population and would be the fifth largest state in the USA.

Lottery product pushes forward

Ontario Lottery and Gambling‘S ProLine+ launched its expanded online sports betting product in Aug 2021. Several provincial lotteries were launched this month as provinces were allowed to begin regulating sports betting for single events.

Since then, ProLine+ has secured official sports betting partnerships with the NFL and NHL. ProLine recorded its highest NHL sales to date in February, according to to PlayOntario.

The lottery also introduced new retail sports betting products to more than 10,000 Retailers across the province.


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