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Canada’s single-event sports betting proposal takes a step forward

18th February 2021 10:51 am GMT

An Act to amend the Criminal Code of Canada to legalise single-event sports betting passed its second reading in parliament Wednesday by a vote of 303 to 15.

The Criminal Code only allows parlay bets on sporting events and efforts to legalise single-event betting have been ongoing for over a decade.

Previous attempts at legalization failed in part due to opposition by North American sports leagues, with those leagues now supportive of the move following the success [...]

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