The benefits of gaming in Canada are significant. It is the largest single component of Canada’s entertainment industry, contributing funds for important public programs and charities. The industry direct employs over 135,000 Canadians, pays more than $2 billion in salaries annually and represents over $10 billion in current capital construction.

Lottery, Casino Gaming, Horseracing, Slots at Racetracks, Video Lottery, and Charitable gaming all make up Canada’s gaming industry. Operated in a highly regulated environment by First Nations, Crown agencies and private sector partners all offering entertaining games in world-class facilities.

Welcome to our website there is a wealth of information on Canada’s gaming industry from general facts and statistics to expert research all the information on Canada’s gaming industry is here.



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