Ontario Sports Betting Is Live: What To Know

The Ontario sports betting scene is now bubbling with activities. With more than a dozen betting sites now regulated to offer various gaming products in the province, we can confidently say, Ontario sports betting is the next big thing in Canada’s iGaming industry. The question is how you be involved and what should every player in the industry do? Read this brief further for details.

The world’s most popular bookies are live in Ontario

While some parts of Canada have long enjoyed unfettered access to betting sites, Ontarians were in a tight sport before 4th April 2022. But with the launching of regulated iGaming in the populous province, means operators now shift their attention to the unexploited market. Thousands of punters have already signed up for new player betting credits on various sites.

Notable betting sites such as 888, bet365, Betrivers, Bwin, BetMGM, Caesars, theScore, Poinsbet, Fanduel, Draftkings, Coolbet, Rivalry and several others are now live and accessible to millions of Ontarians.

What’s new about Ontario sports betting?

The launching of regulated gambling in Ontario comes with many things. First off, it marks the start of an important partnership between the government and the private sector. Through iGaming Ontario, regulated betting in the province becomes closely monitored with the aim of promoting responsible gambling, collecting taxes and ensuring the space is safe for everyone.

Secondly, bookmakers who have since launched their operations can now provide iGaming products such as casino, poker and bingo gaming. Moreover, the legalization of Ontario sports betting means you can place single-game betting, which was not the case before 4th April 2022. Parlays were not the only type of bets allowed in Ontario.

Punters in Ontario can also place multiple bets and claim various betting credits on gaming sites. Lastly, you must be at least 19+ years to join a sportsbook in Canada.