With the Ontario market having launched today, lauded as being one of the “biggest igaming markets in the world”, estimated to be worth over $1bn, we take a look at the slot suppliers officially named to enter the region.
High 5 Games
High 5 Games is now live on licensed online casinos in the Canadian province, with content from the slot maker made available on several igaming sites it partners with such as FanDuel, BetMGM, William Hill and more.
The news follows last month’s Canadian news for the company where it inked a partnership deal with Loto-Quebec to bring its games to Quebec, the second most populous province in Canada.
Tony Singer, CEO of High 5 Games, commented: “We’re so excited to be live in Ontario on Day 1 of licensed and regulated igaming. Our games have been on the floor of many Canadian land-based casinos for decades, and now players in Ontario can play them online at responsible gaming sites they know and trust.
“The potential for growth in Canada is huge, and we look forward to growing our presence in Ontario and beyond.”
White Hat Gaming
Having been granted both its supplier and operator registration by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, White Hat Gaming is set to operate in the region, marking the first time it has entered a North American jurisdiction with its own B2C brands.
This will see White Hat’s PAM solution become available to its existing and future operators, further adding to its footprint in North America.
“We’re incredibly excited about this market entry,” noted Andrew Towills, Director of Compliance at White Hat Gaming. “Ontario is expected to be one of the biggest markets in North America, so being at the forefront of the launch spells out a promising future for White Hat Gaming.
“We are sure that our clients in the region will benefit massively from all we have to offer, including our proprietary PAM solution.”
Microgaming has entered into the newly regulated Ontario market with its catalogue of over 300 exclusive gaming content now available to the Canadian province.
To celebrate entry to this new market, Microgaming is launching its take on the Mega Moolah brand with its first ever ringfenced progressive jackpot title, Maple Moolah, exclusive to Ontario players.
James Buchanan, Head of Games at Microgaming, said: “Now the Ontario market has opened, we’re thrilled to reveal the industry’s newest jackpot, Maple Moolah, which has all the makings of a market-leader.
“With its entire prize pool ring-fenced for players in the province, we can’t wait to see the first Maple Moolah millionaire made”
Light & Wonder
Light & Wonder is also among the first companies to launch in the province with its product offering, having successfully met the strict compliance standards set out by the regulator.
This sees its content aggregation platform and in-house developed games become available to players in Ontario, with more than 3,500 games from a global network of in-house and third-party game studios
Dylan Slaney, CEO igaming at Light & Wonder, remarked: “We’re incredibly proud to be bringing our OpenGaming offering to the re-regulated province of Ontario upon its igaming open market launch. It goes without saying, our extensive catalogue of highly sought-after games are unbeatable, and we’re confident that players will truly enjoy everything we have to offer them.
“This expansion is a significant move for Light & Wonder that further highlights our desire to continue our steady and sustained growth in key emerging markets around the world. With cutting edge content that is easy to integrate, we have strong ambitions to hold a leading position in Ontario and this takes us a step further on our journey to become the leading cross-platform global game company.”
Bragg Gaming Group
Bragg Gaming Group has secured content distribution agreements with multiple igaming operators pursuant to the supplier licence it received from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, with several more deals in the pipeline.
This will see Bragg’s full suite of titles from its in-house studios as well as content from its exclusive third-party content partners become available to players within the region.
Chris Looney, Chief Commercial Officer at Bragg, commented, “Ontario is our home market, and we are delighted to be in position to serve operators with our igaming content and solutions as the market opens to customers across the province.
“We believe the Ontario online gaming market offers a significant opportunity for our industry-leading content and platform technology and we are excited by the interest shown in our offerings from local, US and international operators.
“Our team has done a fantastic job securing attractive commercial agreements with operator customers, including with top-tier brands, and we are eagerly anticipating supporting their launch efforts in the coming days, weeks, and months.”