Canada

Ontario government establishes new online gambling division

The Ontario government has launched a new igaming organisation that will be responsible for conducting and managing new online gambling offerings in the Canadian province. This comes after a bill that would bring single-event sports betting to Canada received Royal Assent last week. Ontario’s new igaming division The new division, iGaming Ontario, will operate as …

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Single-event betting coming to Canada after bill passes third reading in Senate

Single-event sports betting is on track to launch in Canada after a bill amending the country’s criminal code passed its third reading in the Senate on Tuesday. This comes after an extended third reading of the bill in the country’s Senate, which started last week, came to a close with a vote yesterday. Single-event betting …

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Canada’s single-event betting bill passes its second reading in the Senate

A bill that would legalise single-event sports betting in Canada has passed its second reading in the Senate. This comes after the legislation that would permit single-event betting was approved by the Canadian House of Commons in April and sent to the Senate for further discussion. Bill passes second Senate reading Bill C-218, which is …

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Canada’s single-event sports betting bill heads to Senate after receiving Commons approval

A bill that would legalise single-event sports betting in Canada has received approval in the Country’s House of Commons and will now head to the Senate for further discussion. This comes after the legislation passed its second reading in the Canadian Parliament in February. Bill C-218 gets Commons approval Bill C-218, also known as the …

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Entain teams up with RGC ahead of sports betting legalisation in Canada

Entain has announced that its non-profit Foundation has inked an agreement with the Toronto-based Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) to help fund research into consumer practices, behaviors and preferences in Ontario. This comes as Canada prepares to legalise single-event sports betting and gaming for the first time ever. Ontario is expected to become the first Canadian …

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Canada’s single-event sports betting proposal passes second reading

Canada is one step closer to permitting legal and regulated wagering on individual sporting events. The Canadian Parliament has passed the second reading of Bill C-218, the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, which would bring single-event sports betting to Canada. Canada’s parliament passed the second reading of the bill with 303 votes for and …

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