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Canada – Canadian association urges quick action on legislation for sports betting

The Canadian Gaming Association is pleased that Bill C-218 – The Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act – today begins the first hour of debate in the House of Commons. Championed by Kevin Waugh, MP for Saskatoon-Greenwood, this bill, when passed, will provide the communities with a powerful tool to help recover from the devastating…

Canada – Canadian Gaming Association gives it support to new sports betting bill

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has said it fully supports the introduction of the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act. Canadians can only place accumulator bets but are betting around $10bn every year through illegal bookmaking operations in Canada. Only $500m is currently bet through legal provincial sports lottery products offered to Canadians. “Amending the…

Canada – Canadian association angered by Senate’s stance

The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) has expressed its frustration and disappointment that the Senate chose not to deal with Bill C290 – An Act to Amend the Criminal Code – Sports Betting, before rising for the summer recess. Bill C290 was already passed with all-party support in the House of Commons, and has the additional…