In case you didn’t know, the Canadian Gaming Summit takes place this year as well (June 18-20, 2018). This year’s theme is related entirely to technology and its implications in all sorts of industries and topics. The summit will take place in Ontario, Canada at the Scotiabank Convention Center. The topics will range from gaming operations, lottery, charitable gaming, gaming technology and compliance to legal & regulatory and non-gaming amenities.
The 26-year-old law ruling out sports gambling in the U.S. has just been declared illegal and unenforceable by the Supreme Court. That is, countries that want to make available legal sports betting are now free to do so. This is an important victory for federalism advocates. The United States’ recent Supreme Court decision will have a direct repercussion on Canada’s gambling industry, according to Jim Diodati, Niagara Falls mayor.
A new law has been implemented in the United States, as decided by the Supreme Court, removing the ban on sports betting, which has been circulating for decades. According to the Court’s ruling, betting will be legally allowed in the majority of states within the US. The old federal laws revolving around the industry being overturned.
Horse racing tracks in Ontario and Nova Scotia prepare themselves for the season resumption. From May to November, the best riders will try to find the best among them.
Stars Group Inc. – Canada’s largest online poker company – signed an agreement on buying Sky Betting & Gaming. Thus, the world biggest online gambling company (at least among publicly listed ones) will be created.