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Ontario’s robust gambling biz turns 2 amidst sports betting (and other) controversies

Ontario’s robust gambling biz turns 2 amidst sports betting (and other) controversies

Season 4 Episode 17

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The second anniversary of Ontario’s regulated sports betting and igaming industry lands April 4th, and in the midst of investigations involving MLB superstar Shohei Ohtani and Jontay Porter of the Toronto Raptors around sports betting. Meanwhile, the debate continues around gambling advertising, sportsbooks placing limits on bettors, and problem gambling.

Also, the state of New York just had its second most successful week in sports betting handle from legal operators since the launch of its regulated marketplace in January 2022. And the regulated sports betting business in North Carolina has launched with a bang riding the March Madness wave.

The latest episode of the Gaming News Canada Show brings together a media roundtable with SBC Americas editor-in-chief Jessica Welman, the managing editor of Catena Media’s Play Canada, Play Michigan and Play Pennsylvania websites, Dave Briggs, and Geoff Zochodne, the gambling industry beat writer for The trio of journalists joined Steve McAllister to discuss the good, bad and ugly that is the current state of gambling across North America.

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