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Pokerstars Sports Betting Canada Service Launches In Ontario


A business better known for card games than covering spreads has recently entered the Ontario market for online sports betting. Yes, Pokerstars sports betting Canada has launched in Ontario.

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PokerStars nonetheless declared that it had gone live in "hometown Ontario" via the region's licensed online sportsbooks and casino industry.

According to the bookmaker run by Flutter Entertainment, the registration it got from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario gives it the right to offer poker, casino games, and sports betting to bettors in the province.

Given that the first PokerStars hand was played here more than 20 years ago, Ontario is in many ways considered to be Pokerstars sports betting Canada home market. Thus, Tom Warren, managing director of marketing for PokerStars, expressed his excitement about the new regulated environment in which players can play.

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Although a lot has happened since then, they are committed to providing their gamers with the most epic and exhilarating experience available, and they can't wait to get going.

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In the most populous province of Canada, PokerStars is now one of the 30 sites that are legitimate for placing bets on sports online, together with the PROLINE service offered by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.

The iGaming industry in Ontario is expected to reach about 70 brands by the time everything is said and done. FanDuel was one of the first companies to enter the province's regulated market back in April, giving Flutter an early foothold there.

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, which owns the Toronto Raptors and Maple Leafs and is well-known in Ontario, has a deal with both companies to work together. In addition to the thriving sports betting market, PokerStars will face competition in the province for its namesake company.

In Ontario, there are already a number of poker operators in operation. Flutter noted in March that "PokerStars brand strength [is] visible with significant brand awareness as the market moves toward regulation" in Canada. Nevertheless, PokerStars is well-known in the province.

The business announced that PokerStars will keep providing its present product to players outside of Ontario.

Dan Taylor, CEO of Flutter International, commented on the news, saying:

Ontario’s online gambling market is going through a stage of huge growth following its opening in early April, so being able to launch the full range of PokerStars products as a registered operator in the province is an enormous achievement. I’d like to thank all those involved in helping to make PokerStars’ range of safe and trusted products available to players in Ontario and for their contribution towards our ongoing strategy of growing our business in regulated markets.

- Dan Taylor

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Can You Sports Bet Online In Canada?

Yes, on August 27, 2021, single-game wagering became operational throughout Canada. British Columbia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, and Nova Scotia now let you bet on a single sports event online!

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A regulated offering for Pokerstars sports betting Canada poker, casino, and sports products has been made available in Ontario. PokerStars is a division of Flutter Entertainment.

The launch comes after the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario ("AGCO") granted PokerStars full registration to operate in the Canadian province of Ontario and the two parties signed an operating agreement with iGaming Ontario, a division of the AGCO that introduces gambling to the province in a secure environment, helping to protect consumers and offering more choice.

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Elisa Mueller

Elisa Mueller - Elisa Mueller was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to a mother who taught reading and a father who taught film. As a result, she spent an excessive amount of her childhood reading books and watching movies. She went to the University of Kansas for college, where she earned bachelor's degrees in English and journalism. She moved to New York City and worked for Entertainment Weekly magazine for ten years, visiting film sets all over the world.

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