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Canada sports betting

LSR Q&A: Canadian Gaming Association CEO on Canada Sports Betting

The journey to single-game sports betting in Canada was more than a decade’s worth of effort. On June 22, the Canadian Parliament passed C-218 to repeal the country’s ban on single-event sports wagering. Before Canada sports betting can fully launch, however, provinces need to set up their regulations. Late last month, many industry stakeholders expressed delight in the […] Read More
Posted on: July 7, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Maryland sports betting

Maryland Sports Betting Commission Fills Out With Appointments

Maryland sports betting is inching closer to the start as Gov. Larry Hogan filled out the state’s Sports Wagering Application Review Commission with two appointments Wednesday. Hogan appointed to the commission: Former TeleCommunications Systems CFO Thomas Brandt Retired Municipal Employees Credit Union of Baltimore CEO Bert Hash, Jr. The license review process will begin after the […] Read More
Posted on: July 1, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Canada sports betting

Canada Sports Betting Bill Receives Royal Assent

The bill ending the federal ban on single-event sports betting in Canada received Royal Assent Wednesday. Now an official act of the Canadian Parliament, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must set an effective date for the Canada sports betting amendment. The Senate of Canada approved bill C-218 on June 22, while the House of Commons approved […] Read More
Posted on: July 1, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Louisiana sports betting

Louisiana Sports Betting Likely Delayed By Lack Of Regulator

The original goal of launching Louisiana sports betting during the 2021 football season is in jeopardy. That news came in a Lafayette Daily Advertiser interview with Senate President Patrick Page Cortez, one of the main sponsors for Louisiana sports betting legislation. Cortez and fellow sponsors Senator Rick Ward and Rep. John Stefanski hoped to launch sports […] Read More
Posted on: June 30, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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