A discrepancy between physical video lottery terminals and online casino maximum limits is nothing outside of law, the Atlantic Lottery Corporation claims, justifying limits of up to CA$100 per spin on slots and CA$500 per hand of blackjack in its online casino available for New Brunswick only.
Nothing Wrong With Huge Online Stakes
According to the corporation spokesperson Molly Cormier regulations for online casino games are separate from regulations referring to video lottery terminals, and online games in New Brunswick have gaming rules similar to land-based casinos in the Canadian province.
“The products and standards are also consistent with other regulated online platforms operated by lotteries across Canada.”
Molly Cormier, Spokesperson, Atlantic Lottery Corporation
The Atlantic Lottery Corporation has a history of seeking permission to offer online casino games from all 4 Atlantic Canadian governments since 2016, and finally its plan got approved for New Brunswick in August 2018, followed by 2 the corporation’s online casino up and running 2 years later.
Currently, around 3 dozens of slot machines at the corporation’s online casino where maximum stake ranges from CA$40 to CA$80 for the White Orchid slot game and even CA$100 per spin for the Spartacus, Gladiator of Rome, are exclusively offered to New Brunswick residents.
On the other side, physical video lottery terminals of the corporation are being capped at CA$2.5 per spin, yet the casino operator argues that these limits do not extend to the online gaming space.
The situation gets even more complicated considering the