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Which Province Saw NFL Bets Soar In Canada Sports Betting Market?

British Columbia bettors are placing significantly more bets since the launch of single-event sports betting in Canada. More than $25 million was wagered since the British Columbia Lottery Corp. launched its expanded PlayNow product in August, according to a BCLC release. Single-event sports betting in Canada became legal Aug. 27, depending on provincial regulations. “This […] Read More
Posted on: November 10, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Canada sports betting

How Can New GM Help FanDuel Canada Sports Betting Effort?

Sportsbook operators continue to position themselves for Canada sports betting market share. Last week, FanDuel Sportsbook announced former Rogers Communications executive Dale Hooper as general manager of its Canada operation. Hooper will focus on the company’s long-term goals for Canada sports betting. “Dale has a proven track record running high growth enterprises along with strong relationships […] Read More
Posted on: October 25, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Ontario sports betting

Analysis: Ontario Sports Betting Rules Appear Friendly To Industry

The comment period for draft Ontario sports betting standards closed in August, and the final regulatory standards were released in September. Operators will like the rules. Released in July, stakeholders were allowed to review the document, which became part of the Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming for when everything comes online later this year or […] Read More
Posted on: October 22, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
Ontario sports betting

Whom Did PointsBet Slide In With For Canadian Partnership?

PointsBet continues its push into Canada sports betting with a key partnership in the country.  PointsBet Sportsbook is now the “Official Sports Betting Partner” of Curling Canada. In the country of approximately 38 million people, more than 13 million viewers watch Curling Canada events each season, according to a release. Company executives believe the partnership could […] Read More
Posted on: October 13, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Ontario sports betting

What’s Popular In Early Days Of Ontario Sports Betting?

Similar to the US market, football is the big early draw for Ontario sports betting. Since its launch Aug. 27, the province’s only sportsbook, ProLine+, has accepted 3.5 million bets, according to data from Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. Football drew 45% of those wagers, with NFL betting making up 34% of all the bets. […] Read More
Posted on: October 12, 2021 | Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Alberta sports betting

Did Lottery Pricing Issues Follow Sports Betting To Alberta?

Another province has single-game sports betting in Canada as Alberta‘s new Play Alberta launched Wednesday. Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis debuted its expanded sports wagering product Wednesday. Single-game sports betting in Canada became legal Aug. 27, when bill C-218 went into effect to allow provinces to regulate the industry. “AGLC is continuously looking for ways to improve Play Alberta, […] Read More
Posted on: September 2, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Canada sports betting

Canada Sports Betting Starts Today: What You Need To Know

The new-look Canada sports betting market launches today with multiple provinces diving into single-game wagering. On Friday, several provincial lotteries will launch expanded product offerings, allowing the first legal single-event sports betting in Canada. There was some delay between the Senate of Canada passing bill C-218 and the setting of its effective date, but that […] Read More
Posted on: August 27, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
Canada sports betting

Single-Game Sports Betting In Canada Will Launch In Just Two Weeks

Single-event sports betting in Canada will go live August 27. On Thursday, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada David Lametti announced the effective date for bill C-218, which legalizes single-event sports betting in Canada, at Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls. The announcement caps off more than a month of waiting after C-218 received Royal Assent in […] Read More
Posted on: August 12, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Pat Evans
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