Play’n Go receives Ontario license ahead of market opening

Play'n Go receives Ontario license ahead of market opening

Leading online casino game developer, Play’n Go, has today announced that it has received its supplier license for Ontario ahead of the province’s market opening on 4th April 2022.

In light of this, the online slot specialist, known for its innovative titles such as Book of Dead and Rise of Olympus, is ready to open up its ‘unmatched’ portfolio of games to Canadian players in the region.

The gaming supplier license has been awarded to Play’n Go by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, also known as AGCO, who, like many other software developers in the industry, is keen to get a slice of the Ontario pie when the new regulated market begins next month.

As part of the license award, the games provider will be able to strike new partnerships with gambling operators in the region that will be keen to integrate an array of titles from one of the industry’s leading brands.

Following integration with online casinos, players in the province will be able to enjoy thrilling games such as Reactoonz, Tome of Madness and Legacy of Dead among others.

According to reports, this move is ‘vital’ in keeping with the software providers business strategy for growth and expansion in regulated markets and to continue providing a safe environment for iGaming players.

Additionally, Ontario is anticipated to be a popular regulated gaming market and one that Play’n Go value highly due to its large market share in Canada.

What’s more, this new license is a significant milestone for the provider and has been stated as the first stage in the company’s strategy for North America.

Other popular Play’n Go titles that players can expect to see on the market include Secret of Dead, Fire Joker, Safari of Wealth, Fat Frankies, Legacy of Egypt and Rise of Merlin among others.

Magnus Olsson of Play’n Go commented on the new license award and what it means for the brand:

Regulated markets are vital not just to Play’n GO’s business strategy, but to the industry as a whole; they ensure a safe gaming environment for players, and operators can focus on providing a fun and entertaining experience that is truly sustainable.

Ontario is an important province representing some 40 per cent of the population of Canada, and we look forward to players there enjoying our games.

However, Ontario represents just the first stage in Play’n GO’s North American entry strategy that will see our titles shortly be made available in selected regulated US state level iGaming jurisdictions for the very first time.

With Ontario’s regulated market opening, followed by our entry into the USA, it’s set to be an exciting year for Play’n GO.

Sissel Weitzhandler, also of Play’n Go shared comments on the market entry next month:

Our strategy remains to engage with all regulated jurisdictions, and we thank the AGCO for our licence award.

The opening of Ontario’s regulated market is exciting and an important milestone in Play’n GO’s North America journey. We look forward to supporting our partners in Ontario from 4 April onwards.


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