The holiday season just got better for everyone in Sports Betting in Canada. In Canada you can now only legally place parley wagers.
The federal government has shot down attempts to legalize single-game sports betting in Canada twice before.
Legislation was introduced again on Thursday.
The Canadian Gaming Association liked the news
“The CGA is pleased that the federal government has recognized the urgent need to amend the Criminal Code to offer safeguards to Canadians as well as an economic recovery tool for the provinces.
“By introducing a government bill, the industry can be assured that it will be dealt with in a timely manner and will benefit from all-party support to see it through.”
Offshore operations dominate the Canadian market. There’s an estimated C14.5 billion bet on sports in Canada every year.