TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - The Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG) today announced that National Basketball Association (NBA) games will be added to the OLG's PRO-LINE beginning with the 2016-17 NBA regular season.
PRO-LINE provides a trusted platform for sports fans to wager on a full lineup of professional and college sports and soon, NBA basketball.
"Ontario loves basketball, and coming off NBA All-Star 2016 in Toronto and the Raptors' most successful season in franchise history, the popularity of the NBA in Canada is at an all-time high," said Greg McKenzie, OLG's Chief Operating Officer. "OLG is thrilled to add the NBA to PRO-LINE for our customers. With the addition of the NBA, Ontario sports fans will now have even more choices for a better gaming experience."
The 2016-17 NBA regular season will begin October 25, 2016.
For more information on PRO-LINE and how to play, please visit PROLINE.ca.
OLG is the Ontario government agency that delivers gaming entertainment in a socially responsible manner. OLG conducts and manages gaming facilities, the sale of province-wide lottery games, PlayOLG Internet gaming, the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centres and is leading the integration of horse racing into the provincial gaming strategy. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $42 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. These payments to the province support the operation of hospitals, amateur sport through the Quest for Gold program, local and provincial charities and problem gambling prevention, treatment and research.
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