Canadian Partners Operator OLG and Paysafe in Landmark New Program

Lee R. - May 30, 2022
OLD Logo along with Income Access and Paysafe logos

A new integration process supports Ontario players in the purest use of iGaming funds yet.

In the blooming Canada market, the first-ever affiliate program has gone live with an integration between payments provider Paysafe and Canadian operator Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp.

The Program

The program creator is Paysafe's Income Access IS business unit, which has created the first program for any Canadian provincial lottery with the fresh launch of the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp (OLG)’s affiliate channel.

The Technology

The winning technology is being powered by IA’s Canadian affiliate management team, with the new affiliate program managed by Income Access affiliate software representing another step forward for the leading integration taking place between service providers and parent companies in this new era of iGaming.

The Partnership

OLG's new link to Income Access represents the latest step in a long-standing partnership with Paysafe, though the Income Access department was originally founded in Montreal in 2002. Until now, Paysafe has processed payments for since the online gaming brand’s launch in January 2015.

Unique OLG Technology

Canada's maiden affiliate program paves the way for affiliates in Ontario; across Canada and internationally to promote play within Ontario, and offer unique features such as iCasino and sports-betting on PROLINE+ to global audiences.

Social Reinvestment Component

Participating affiliates will participate in the unique social investment program that OLG has established, linking affiliates directly to's historic reinvestment of 100% of profits into the province; while also inheriting further brand reach including digital channel; TV; OOH; print media and radio.

The IA Advantage

Direct interactive benefits that affiliates will enjoy include support from the Income Access team of Canadian affiliate managers, whom are fresh off supporting expansion across U.S. iGaming and state lottery affiliate channels.

Superior Data-Gathering

The integration of within the Income Access platform brings participating affiliates powerful technological tools such as's superior tracking and reporting technology and deployment of data-driven affiliate campaigns across multiple channels, including offline.

Paysafe Leader Speaks

Paysafe Income Access VP of Operations Geoff Smorong cited the pride of his company's “deep Canadian roots” in launching the country’s first “provincial lottery and gaming affiliate program.”

OLG Head Speaks

OLG Chief Digital and Strategy Officer Dave Pridmore looked forward to supporting OLG's ongoing delivery to Ontario residents of “market-leading customer experience and products that are available at”

Ontario Pride

Of the full reinvestment into the community, Pridmore concluded “when you play, you play for Ontario.”


The OLG-Playsafe project has all the makings of a model for the ideals of iGaming--to enrich the communities of the jurisdiction in which iGaming is offered.

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