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Canadian Lottery Considers Online Gambling
As reported by the Canadian Press: "An online club that has attracted
24,000 Atlantic Canadians will be used to set up one of the country’s
first legal Internet gambling sites if the Atlantic Lottery Corp.’s
board approves the plan, the agency’s president has confirmed.
"Michelle Carinci, in an interview with The Canadian Press, said
the website is already being used to create a database of potential
"..While there are hundreds of betting sites on the Internet, most
of them based offshore or operated by native bands, provincial
lotteries have yet to enter the market because the Criminal Code
prevents them from selling outside their provincial boundaries.
"Meanwhile, Atlantic Lottery’s new eClub Rewards site encourages
users to enter contests and play light-hearted games, such as online
air hockey, in return for submitting personal information.
Armed with a such a comprehensive list, the Atlantic Lottery
Corp. could use it to prove its online gamblers are of legal age and
from the region.
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