New York sportsbooks cash in while Ontario players wait patiently for opening day
January 17, 2022
Jeff Ifrah, a founding member and general counsel for the iDevelopment and Economic Association, which represents all sectors of the betting and gaming industry, echoed Lycka.
“It’s not uncommon for the regulatory process to take an uncomfortable amount of time,” said Ifrah. “Everyone is excited about Ontario and it’s expected to be bigger than any (U.S.) state that’s open right now. (But) no operator wants to go live before it’s truly ready.”