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The provincial monopoly on gambling has ended, and private businesses in Ontario can now enter the market for online sports and event betting. With this change comes a surge of new investment opportunities. Find out which companies to keep an eye on with our list of online gaming and iGaming stocks.
Toronto-based Rivalry Corp. is a sports betting and sports media property that offers regulated online wagering on esports, traditional sports and casinos. Its subsidiary, Rivalry Ontario Corp., is a licensed iGaming operator in Ontario.
PointsBet Holdings Limited provides sports, racing and iGaming products and services through its cloud-based technology platform in Australia, New Jersey and Canada. Its subsidiary, Pointsbet Canada Operations 1 Inc., is a licensed iGaming operator in Ontario.
Rush Street Interactive is an online casino and sports betting company that operates in United States, Latin America and Canada. It provides real-money online casino, online and retail sports betting and social gaming services. Rush Street Interactive Canada, ULC is a licensed iGaming operator in Ontario.
Kambi Group supplies managed sports betting services to gaming operators in Europe, the Americas and other international markets. Its software helps businesses stay compliant, compile odds, gather customer intelligence and manage risk.
Kambi Group has partnered with NorthStar Gaming (Ontario) Inc. to provide licensed iGaming services in Ontario.
Penn National Gaming, Inc. owns gaming and racing properties and operates video gaming terminals. It offers casino gaming, online gaming, live racing, sports betting and digital sports content. The company’s brands include Ameristar, Argosy, Boomtown, Greektown, Hollywood Casino, Hollywood Gaming, Tropicana Las Vegas, L’Auberge, M Resort and My Choice.
Penn National Gaming owns licensed iGaming operations in Ontario through its subsidiary, Score Digital Sports Ventures (Canada) Inc.
MGM Resorts International owns and operates casino, hotel and entertainment resorts in the United States and Macau. The company operates through 3 segments: Las Vegas Strip Resorts, Regional Operations, and MGM China.
The company’s casino operations include slots and table games, as well as online sports betting and iGaming through BetMGM. In Ontario, BetMGM Canada Inc. is a licensed iGaming operator.
Entain PLC is an international sports-betting and gaming company. The company provides online betting, sportsbook, casino, game, poker and bingo services through mobile and web applications. Its many brands include Optibet, NinjaCasino, BetMGM, Eurobet, CasinoClub, AGT, PartyCasino, bwin, Ladbrokes, Sportingbet and Gamebookers.
In partnership with MGM Resorts International, Entain offers licensed iGaming services in Ontario through BetMGM Canada Inc.
LeoVegas AB is a mobile gaming company that operates in Malta, Sweden and other international markets. It offers casino games, sports betting and e-sports betting under many brands including LeoVegas, GoGoCasiono, LiveCasiono, Bet UK, Pink Casino, 21.co.uk, Slot Boss, Pixel.bet, Expekt and CasinoGrounds. LeoVegas Gaming PLC is a licensed iGaming operator in Ontario.
Flutter Entertainment is a sports betting and gaming company in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, the United States and other international markets.
It offers sports betting and fantasy sports products, online games and casinos, peer-to-peer games, televised horseracing and business-to-business services. Flutter Entertainment owns FanDuel Canada ULC, a licensed iGaming operator in Ontario.
Kindred Group is an online gambling business that operates primarily in Europe, Australia and North America. The company offers sports betting (including horse racing), casino and games, poker and bingo under various brands like 32 Red, bingo.com, Unibet and OttoKasino.
Kindred Group owns Unibet ON Inc., a licensed iGaming operator in Ontario.
iGaming refers to betting on games or events online and includes internet sports betting, online casinos, online lotteries, poker apps and more. The term is not to be confused with eGaming or eSports, both of which refer to the video game industry.
According to a study conducted by The Business Research Company, the online gambling industry was worth $66.7 billion USD in 2020 and is expected to be worth $92.9 billion USD by 2023.
The Canadian Gaming Association estimates that Canadians spend around $10 billion on illegal sports betting organizations and $4 billion on offshore online sports betting websites.
In April 2022, private sports betting operations became legalized and regulated in Ontario, making it much easier for such businesses to operate legitimately in that province. The move could encourage the online gambling industry to expand—especially if other provinces follow Ontario’s lead—which could increase the value of online gambling and iGaming stocks.
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