Canadian Gaming Association The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is a not-for-profit organization that works to advance the evolution of Canada’s gaming industry. The association’s mandate is to create a better understanding of gaming in Canada by bringing facts to the public, elected officials, key decision makers and the media through education and advocacy. 

The CGA is co-owner of both the Canadian Gaming Summit, Canada's premier annual conference and exhibition for gaming professionals, as well as Canadian Gaming Business magazine. Visit www.canadiangaming.ca to learn more about the CGA and gaming in Canada.

Industries:
Entertainment|Gambling/Casinos
Contact Information:
Amanda Brewer
Advisor, Canadian Gaming Association 
416.720.8150 
abrewer@canadiangaming.ca

Latest

Oct 11, 2019, 09:51 ET Supreme Court of Canada Grants Canadian Gaming Association Motion to Intervene in Atlantic Lottery Corporation Inc. v. Babstock

TORONTO, Oct. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Supreme Court of Canada has granted the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA)'s motion to intervene in the Atlantic Lottery Corporation Inc. v. Babstock. The CGA will...


Oct 10, 2019, 09:00 ET Canadian Gaming Association calls on all party support for single-event sports betting

TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes the commitment made by Windsor West Liberal candidate Sandra Pupatello to amend the criminal code to enable single-event...


Jun 20, 2019, 15:00 ET Canadian Gaming Summit Recognizes 2019 Award Winners in Edmonton

Annual awards recognize the achievements of the Canadian gaming industry TORONTO, June 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Every year, The Canadian gaming industry honours the achievements of members within its...


Jun 19, 2019, 10:00 ET Canadian Gaming Industry Delivers Real Benefits to All Regions of the Country

Industry tops $17.1 billion in revenue, directly supports over 182,000 jobs TORONTO, June 19, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today released its National Economic Benefits of the...


Apr 11, 2019, 17:25 ET The Canadian Gaming Association welcomes the Ontario government's move to regulate online gambling in Ontario

Progressive Conservatives also reaffirm support for single-event sports wagering TORONTO, April 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes today's announcement by the Ontario...


Oct 29, 2018, 13:06 ET The Canadian Gaming Association Welcomes NHL Partnership on Sports Betting to Provide a New Level of Fan Engagement

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes today's announcement by the National Hockey League (NHL) on its first sports betting partnership with MGM Resorts...


Jul 30, 2018, 10:11 ET The Canadian Gaming Association Announces Appointment of Five New Board Members

TORONTO, July 30, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today announced the appointment of five new members of the Association's Board of Directors, which took place during the CGA's...


Jun 27, 2018, 14:23 ET The Canadian Gaming Association Welcomes German Report Recommendation to Enhance Regulatory Framework in British Columbia

TORONTO, June 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes the release of the German Report and the recommendations put forward to improve anti-money laundering policies and...


May 14, 2018, 12:59 ET Canadian Gaming Association Available to Comment on U.S. Supreme Court Sports Wagering Ruling

TORONTO, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes the decision by the United States Supreme Court to strike down a federal law that bars gambling on sports betting. Earlier ...


Mar 27, 2018, 17:18 ET The Canadian Gaming Association Welcomes Minister Eby's Recommendations

TORONTO, March 27, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) welcomes today's recommendations by the Hon. David Eby, British Columbia's Attorney General, to the House of Commons Finance...


Mar 01, 2018, 08:30 ET Paul Burns Appointed President and CEO of the Canadian Gaming Association

TORONTO, March 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is pleased to announce that Paul Burns has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the...


Jun 15, 2015, 11:57 ET Senate out of excuses to pass bill C290

Senators ignore position of leading international sports organizations TORONTO, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is today highlighting three recent events that underscore...


Jun 11, 2015, 09:00 ET Senate Dithering on C290 Allows Illegal Online Sportsbook to Operate on Canadian Soil

Illegal offshore wagering sites moving onshore TORONTO, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is today calling on the Senate of Canada to bring Bill C290 to an immediate vote....


Jan 30, 2014, 07:00 ET Super Bowl and sports betting: A multi-million dollar opportunity - But not in Canada

Bill C290 languishes due to Senate inaction; cities still unable to capture Super Bowl revenue TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Due to the Senate's failure to act on Bill C290, an amendment to the...


Jun 28, 2013, 12:11 ET Canadian Gaming Association Disappointed by Shameful Inaction of Senate on Bill C290

Continued inaction supports status quo to the benefit of organized crime and offshore bookmakers TORONTO, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is today expressing both...


Jun 18, 2013, 13:34 ET $18 billion in illegal sports wagering since Bill C290 entered the Senate of Canada

Everyday the Senate delays $38.35 million fuels organized crime and illegal offshore sports books MONTREAL, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today announced that it has...


Jun 17, 2013, 16:45 ET Media Advisory - Canadian Gaming Industry Leaders Call on Senate of Canada to Pass Bill C290

$18 billion in illegal wagering since Bill C290 entered Senate 469 days ago TORONTO, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association together with senior representatives from Canada's...


May 23, 2013, 08:08 ET Canadian Gaming Association Launches C290NOW.CA to let Canadians talk to Senators about Single Event Sports Wagering

Senate asked to conclude debate and vote in favour of regulating the industry OTTAWA, May 23, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today launched C290NOW.ca, a website developed...


Feb 05, 2013, 10:42 ET Police Raid on Illegal Sports Betting Operation Further Demonstrates Need for Passage of Bill C290

Debate Continues on Bill C290 as Senate Returns February 5 TORONTO, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Sunday night's raid by the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit on a private Super Bowl party in York...


Jan 31, 2013, 12:30 ET Imagine What Super Bowl 2013 Would Look Like with Single-Event Sports Wagering

Debate Continues on Bill C290 as Senate Returns February 5 TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Want to bet on the Super Bowl? Great news - all you have to do is select your favourite NHL, NBA, or Premier...


Dec 12, 2012, 08:10 ET Two Thirds of Canadians Support Senate Passage of C-290

OTTAWA, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Two-thirds of Canadians support the passage of Bill C-290, which would legalize single-event sports betting in Canada. Bill C-290, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code...


Nov 21, 2012, 13:29 ET Senate should stand up against illegal book making and support job creation in Canada!

OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - Bill Rutsey, President of the Canadian Gaming Association urged Canadian Senators to do the right thing when they vote Bill C-290 "An Act to Amend the Criminal Code...


Apr 28, 2010, 16:13 ET Canadian Gaming Industry Celebrates Outstanding Achievement and Raises Money
for Canadian Red Cross

CALGARY, April 28 /CNW/ - The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) will make a major contribution to the Canadian Red Cross tonight during the fourth annual Canadian Gaming Awards and Gala Benefit. At...


Apr 26, 2010, 10:00 ET Media advisory - Largest annual gathering of Canadian gaming industry
representatives to be held in Calgary April 26-28

CALGARY, April 26 /CNW/ - Close to 1,200 gaming industry professionals from across Canada and around the world are gathering at the BMO Centre in Calgary for the 14th Annual Canadian Gaming Summit....