Thursday, 4 December 2014

Ontario Lottery (OLG) launches PlayOLG using Bet Buddy's Responsible Gaming Solution

Bet Buddy is delighted to announce that Ontario Lottery Gaming Corporation has now launched its new iGaming business, PlayOLG. Players in Ontario will be able to access a range of interactive casino-style games such as blackjack, roulette and baccarat as well as a range of slots. OLG's iGaming platform will be initially made available to eligible members of OLG’s Winner’s Circle Rewards program before it becomes available to legal-aged Ontarians soon

Drawing on Canadian and global best practices, OLG’s Internet gaming offering will include a gold standard of leading Responsible Gambling (RG) tools. OLG’s RG safeguards focus on prevention and mitigation and include player education on healthy playing habits and how to seek help and support for problem gamblers. Bet Buddy's Responsible Gambling solution is being leveraged to support PlayOLG's Self-assessments Tests, Risk Profile Information, and Customized Responsible Gambling Messaging.

Simo Dragicevic, Bet Buddy CEO, stated "OLG and GTECH selected Bet Buddy to provide its Responsible Gaming solution to support PlayOLG and we are now thrilled to see the launch of the business. OLG is committed to offering a 'gold standard' in responsible gaming and we are delighted to be partnering with OLG and GTECH over the coming years to help meet its commitments to offering a world-class responsible gaming experience to all Ontarians. The fact that OLG were recently awarded the WLA (World Lotteries Association) 2014 Best Overall Responsible Gambling (RG) Program award further demonstrates OLG's commitment to achieving the 'gold standard'".