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Canadian Lottery Coalition executive on the role of crown corps in sports betting and gaming

Canadian Lottery Coalition executive on the role of crown corps in sports betting and gaming

Season 4 Episode 24

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It was a homecoming of sorts when Will Hill joined the Canadian Lottery Coalition as its executive director. 

Hill, who spent 11 years with OLG, these days represents a collaboration of the Atlantic Lottery Corporation, BCLC, Loto-Québec, the Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Corporation, and Lotteries & Gaming Saskatchewan. On the latest episode of the Gaming News Canada Show, he addressed the coalition’s advocacy for legal gambling across Canada and the work that’s been done in trying to limit gambling advertising by regulated operators in Ontario within the province’s borders. And, we asked him about the apparent road to regulation that’s happening in Alberta.

The former journalist and Toronto Blue Jays employee also teed up a panel discussion at the Canadian Gaming Summit in June which is scheduled to include crown corporation leaders Kandice Machado (AGLC), Pat Davis (BCLC), Patrick Daigle (ALC) and Jean-Francois Bergeron (Loto-Québec). Hill also provided some thoughts on the current state of the gambling industry in North America, including a decline in casino visitors in some U.S. states.

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