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On-line gambling


Queen’s University School of Business professor John Pliniussen is available to discuss the Ontario government’s decision to enter the on-line gambling market.

“The Ontario Lottery Corporation’s decision to move into on-line gambling is long overdue. While unions worry about job losses, unemployment will happen more rapidly if on-line gambling isn't adopted,” says Professor Pliniussen, who specializes in e-marketing and sales. “The OLC must be careful to avoid the mistakes of other government-sponsored on-line gambling efforts. Consumers must be educated on the pros and cons. Given OLC's problems in managing its current operations, we can expect similar hick-ups when it transitions to the Internet.”

To arrange an interview, please contact Michael Onesi at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca, or Kristyn Wallace at 613.533.6000 ext. 79173 or kristyn.wallace@queensu.ca at News and Media Services, Queen’s University.

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