Toronto-based gambling technology firm NYX Gaming Group has received the go-signal from BC’s provincial government to offer gambling products in the province.
NYX Gaming Group has announced that they recently received Class B Supplier rating. The British Columbia’s Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB) have granted an unconditional registration to the gambling technology firm. GPEB’s approval will enable the NYX Gaming Group to offer gambling-related technology in the British Columbia area.
NYX Strengthens Its Alliance with BCLC
The NYX Gaming Group is the parent company of betting tech firm OpenBet. OpenBet has collaborated with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation, Loto-Quebec, and the Atlantic Lottery Corporation to establish its presence in Canada. NYX Chief Executive Matt Davey says that NYX’s BC rating presents that it has been collaborating with OpenBet in harmonious synergy.
In other news, BCLC’s online gambling portal PlayNow.com has reported an increase in wagers for the U.S. Presidential Election betting event. International bookies have announced that it can surpass Super Bowl and World Cup events in total money wagered.
BCLC’s PlayNow.com is the first provincially regulated gambling website. It has received permission to offer political betting events in 2014. The 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections is its most popular non-sports betting event so far.
Democrat Candidate Hillary Clinton Popular Among Canadian Bettors
The British Columbia Lottery Corporation has announced that it has received a total of C$533k (US $397k) in wagers on U.S. politics betting events. A total of C$391k is the total wager on the U.S. Presidential Elections results.
Canadian bettors have placed over 700 bets worth C$142k on Donald Trump to win the presidency. Hillary Clinton has received around 500 wagers amounting to C$243k. With this in tow, the average size of a Trump bet is around $197 and $445 for Clinton.