Wazdan given green light to operate in Ontario by Alcohol and Gaming Commission

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Casino games supplier Wazdan has confirmed receipt of approval from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) to supply its games to operators within the recently regulated market of Ontario, Canada.

The move marks the 20th regulated market entry for Wazdan and allows the company to partner with AGCO-approved operators, and supply content in the jurisdiction.

The firm said it will now enjoy an even greater foothold in North America, having already secured licenses in the US states of Michigan, New Jersey, and West Virginia. To push that message, the company will also be showcasing its products at July’s SBC Summit North America, taking place in New Jersey.

CEO Michal Imiolek said: “We’re hugely excited to be a part of this newly regulated igaming market. Ontario promises to be one of the biggest markets in North America and this move adds massively to our growing foothold in the region.

“We’re sure that operators throughout the province will benefit enormously from all we have to offer.”

The igaming market in Ontario opened up on April 4, concluding a process that dates back to April 2019 when the jurisdiction’s government announced plans to end Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s monopoly on igaming. The net result is a market that is now open to private operators.