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Bragg Gaming Group Awarded Ontario License

More good news is on the horizon this week for Bragg Gaming Group as the provider of gaming technology and content has been permitted to operate in Ontario’s new iGaming market. On March 8, 2022, the company revealed that it has now joined a few other gaming brands, who have been approved for an iGaming license by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

The province’s launch of its iGaming and sports betting market for private operators is set for April 4, 2022. And so far, the province has attracted plenty of interest from gaming brands that wish to take part in the regime, and offer their products online. The AGCO who is the regulator of the market has also approved World Series of Poker, PointsBet, Rivalry, theScore, and 888.

One of the First

Through the license, Bragg Gaming Group will be allowed to provide iGaming and sports betting operators with its player account management platform also known as PAM. In addition to that, it would also supply them with iGaming content and managed services, once the market kicks off this spring. Gaming titles will be supplied from its in-house studios, as well as from its third-party partners.

The Province of Ontario is the first Canadian jurisdiction that is on course to launch an open iGaming and sports betting market. According to estimations from H2 Gambling Capital, the joint  worth of the iGaming and sports wagering market in Canada is approximately over US$2 billion for 2022 alone. And Ontario is expected to quickly establish itself as one of the largest iGaming markets on the continent.

Chief Commercial Officer of Bragg Gaming Group, Chris Looney, shared that the license is an immense achievement for the provider. After the company has recently launched in the UK, and the Netherlands, where the company launched local partners brand on its PAM, content, and products, Mr. Looney says that it is now ready to fully support its Canadian partners.

He continued by saying that the company is very excited to receive permissions to enter its home turf, and believes that the market has untapped potential, which will allow the provider to showcase its technology and content. In his words, by receiving the license, the supplier will make consistent progress, as the jurisdiction is one that drew plenty of interest from U.S. and global gaming partners.

Expanding Presence in Spain

Just recently, Bragg Gaming Group announced that its subsidiary ORYX Gaming has further built on its relationship with 888casino. The two companies have signed a new agreement, which allows the gaming provider to launch its premium gaming content with the casino operator in Spain. Via this contract, the company will be also able to integrate content from its in-house studio Atomic Slot Lab, as well as from its newest partner, Blue Guru.

888 Also Joins

It is also worth mentioning, that Bragg Gaming Group will join its partner 888 at Ontario’s new regulated gambling market. The latter announced that it was approved by the AGCO last week, and will be able to legally offer its products online to Ontarians once the market starts in April this year. This includes its iCasino, sports betting, and poker offerings.

Source: “Bragg Granted Ontario Gaming-Related Supplier License”, Bragg Gaming Group, March 8, 2022