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Opposition To Sports Wagering Bill

April 20, 2016:

Federal Liberals have stated that they will vote against Bill C-221, a piece of single-event sports wagering legislation that received second reading on Tuesday (April 19)....read on

Bill C-290 Quagmire Examined

January 28, 2015:

The Toronto Star has run an article explaining the current situation surrounding Bill C-290, the piece of single-game sports wagering legislation that was passed by the House and entered the Senate in early 2012 before stalling significantly....read on

Another Call To Pass Bill C-290

June 20, 2013:

Canadian Gaming Association CEO Bill Rutsey has issued comments regarding the Canadian Senate's alleged stalling of MP Joe Comartin's Bill C-290, which calls for the legalization of single-event sports wagering in the country....read on

More Support For Bill C-290

May 1, 2013:

It has been reported that at least four chambers of commerce across the nation are calling on Canadian Senators to approve Bill C-290, the piece of legislation which would amend the criminal code and make single-event wagering on professional sports legal in the country....read on

Duncan Eyeing Sportsbooks?

March 4, 2012:

A private members bill seeking to legalize single-game sports betting in Canada passed its third reading in the House of Commons on Friday...read on

Sports-Betting Bill Clears Another Hurdle

February 29, 2012:

The attention of the Ontario horse-racing industry has understandably been on the fallout from the Drummond Report since its announcement two weeks ago, but during that time there has been a relatively significant announcement in regard to MP Joe Comartin's bill to legalize single-game sports betting...read on

Blank Discusses Idea Of Sportsbooks

December 5, 2011:

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation Vice President Howard Blank has gone on the record in regard to the idea of incorporating a sportsbook into casinos that his company currently operates...read on

WEG Keen To Add Sports Betting

November 24, 2011:

The wheels are in motion to legalize single-game sports wagering in Canada, and WEG’s CEO Nick Eaves believes Woodbine and Mohawk are logical places for a sports betting facility...read on

Sportsbooks To Canadian Racetracks?

November 3, 2011:

The legalization of sports wagering is currently a front-line topic in the New Jersey horse racing industry. During a November 8 referendum, residents will weigh in on the issue which could eventually help solve horse racing's purse issues in the Garden State...read on

Single-Game Sports Wagering Coming?

September 29, 2011:

On Wednesday, September 28, Joe Comartin, M.P. Windsor Tecumseh, introduced an Act to Amend the Criminal Code in the House of Commons to permit single-event sports wagering in Canada...read on


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