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An international centre of lottery and gaming excellence for managing and providing services to organizations around the world.

As the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Head Office for more than 25 years, Sault Ste. Marie Ontario has amassed a unique asset base - a fully trained efficient workforce with a deep knowledge of the lottery & gaming Industry, advanced IT skills, a superb and supportive academic community and enviable physical infrastructure. This has spawned successful public and private partnerships in the lottery & gaming space. Digital gaming companies from around the world are discovering that Sault Ste. Marie is an international centre of Lottery and Gaming excellence

In response to the growing interest to locate in the community, and to accelerate the growth of the Saultís gaming ecosystem, the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre (SSMIC) and Economic Development Corporation have formed the Sault Ste. Marie Digital Gaming Task Force. Some of the other partners in the task force include OLG, The Debono Group Inc., Algoma University, Sault College, Canadian Bank Note (CBN) and Pollard Banknote.

Its objective is to accelerate the development of the digital gaming sector in Sault Ste. Marie. The CBN/Innovation Centre collaboration is one example of the projects and initiatives which form part of the Cityís ICT sector development strategy, and exemplify the focus of this Task Force. Together CBN and SSMIC are developing a new digital gaming platform for the charitable gaming industry. This $2M project was assisted with over $1M in funding from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund (NOHFC), an organization with programs aimed at assisting private sector companies to create employment in Northern Ontario. The City's commitment to the sector is further evidenced via its investment in a Tier 3 Data Centre, soon to come online. And the Economic Development Corporation is committed to working with private sector firms and the NOHFC, Ontario, the City of Sault Ste. Marie and the Federal Government to be the international centre of lottery and gaming excellence.

Find out more about the unique initiatives for lottery and gaming organizations that establish operations in Sault Ste. Marie.

We invite you to learn more about Sault Ste. Marie's unique assets here in our website and by contacting a Senior Development Officer with the Sault Ste. Marie Economic Development Corporation. Click on the Transition Service link on any page and register for Transition Services.

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