Single-event betting coming to Canada as Senate approves bill

Canada’s senate has passed a bill allowing single-event sports betting, rather than only bets on multiples.


Bill C-218, known as the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, was approved by a vote of 57-20 on Tuesday.

Reintroduced to parliament in November 2020, the bill aimed to repeal paragraph 207(4)(b) of Canada’s Criminal Code, which states that sports betting is legal only if bettors place wagers on three or more sports games simultaneously.

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