Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential.

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no-prerequisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet, or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete this course

  • Receive a Sault College certificate of completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media, downloaded as a PDF, or embedded in an email signature

Course Description

This short course was developed in partnership with Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). This was developed and made possible with support and funding through the province of Ontario.

In this short seven-hour self-directed online course, learners will explore the overview and history of Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). Learners will learn about gaming and the business overview of OLG and the economic benefits of the various sectors, including horse racing, internet gaming, lottery, and charitable gaming.  Learners will explore the operations of each of these sectors and how they are part of the OLG corporation.

Please review the learning outcomes and curriculum below.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this short course, learners should be able to:

  • Recognize the overview and history of Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) Corporation

  • Identify the business overview and details of operations as it relates to charitable and internet gaming, lottery, and horse racing

  • Recognize the economic benefits of gaming, including charitable, lottery, horse racing, and internet gaming

Course Curriculum

    1. Questionnaire

    1. Welcome to Overview and History of OLG

    2. Introduction

    3. 5 Truths of OLG

    4. History of OLG

    5. OLG’s Modernization

    6. Introduction to OLG

    1. Gaming History

    2. Business Overview

    3. Economic Benefits

    4. Interactive Map

    5. Popular Casino Games

    1. Charitable Gaming History

    2. Business Overview

    3. Details of Operations

    4. Support for Charities / Communities

    5. Bingo

    6. TAP ‘N PLAY Cabinet Games

    7. Side and Play on Demand and Games

    8. Break Open Games

    1. Business Overview

    2. Lottery History

    3. Details of Operations

    4. Where The Money Goes

    5. Did You Know?

    6. Lottery Games

    7. Watch ‘n Win

    8. Daily Games


    10. Instant Games

    11. Sports Lottery Games

    1. Horse Racing History

    2. Origins of Horse Racing

    3. Business Overview

    4. Details of Operations

    5. OLG Partnership

    6. OLG Support

About this course

  • $39.99
  • 44 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

Content Contributor and Partner

Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation (OLG)

Classified as an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Province of Ontario, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation provides gaming entertainment in an efficient and socially responsible manner that maximizes economic benefits for the people of Ontario, related economic sectors and host communities. Since 1975, OLG has provided approximately $55 billion to the people and the Province of Ontario.