MPs furious about senate delay in bill passed 3 years ago to open up sports gambling http://t.co/OV5bnk8c3x
30 January 2014
Bill C290 languishes due to Senate inaction; cities still unable to capture Super Bowl revenue
TORONTO, ON, JANUARY 30, 2014 – Due to the Senate’s failure to act on Bill C290, an amendment to the Criminal Code to permit single-event sports wagering, $26 billion...
04 February 2013
Debate Continues on Bill C290 as Senate Returns February 5
TORONTO, ON, JANUARY 31, 2013 - Want to bet on the Super Bowl? Great news – all you have to do is select your favourite NHL, NBA, or Premier League team and place your parlay bet! Your bet could already be loser by...
12 December 2012
Most Agree Legalization Would Provide More Government Revenue (76%), Reduce Black-Market Betting (75%) and Allow for Greater Regulation and Oversight (74%)
Ipsos Reid is Canada's market intelligence leader and the country’s leading provider of public opinion research. With...
05 December 2012
TORONTO—Bill C-290, an Act to amend the Criminal Code, which will allow wagering on the outcome of a single sporting event, has certainly attracted a lot of attention recently. The bill was passed unanimously by the House of Commons at third reading after hearings before the House Justice...
Canadian Gaming Association Suggests NHL, Professional Sports Should Think Twice Before Opposing Single-Event Sports Wagering In Canada
07 November 2012
Professional sports overlooking positive impact of enhanced protections offered by Bill C-290
TORONTO, ON, November 6, 2012 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is wondering why the NHL and other professional leagues feel it necessary to travel to Ottawa to oppose the...
02 October 2012
People opposed to a gaming entertainment centre in Toronto are certainly entitled to their strong, heartfelt opinions – but they shouldn’t be allowed to present their fears and objections as facts.
To get the facts we need only to look to the experience of over a...