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Organized Crime And European Sports Book Earn Milions Thanks To Canadian Senators

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$150 million will be illegally wagered during Super Bowl weekend alone

TORONTO, ON, January 28, 2015 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is today issuing a reminder to Canadians that more than $150 million in illegal wagering will take place during Super Bowl weekend thanks...

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Super Bowl And Sports Betting: A Multi-Million Dollar Opportunity - But Not In Canada

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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...

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Imagine What Super Bowl 2013 Would Look Like With Single-Event Sports Wagering

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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...

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Two Thirds (64%) of Canadians Want Senate to Pass Bill Legalizing Single Event Sports Betting

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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...

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Single event sports betting: what the experts think

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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...

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Canadian Gaming Association Suggests NHL, Professional Sports Should Think Twice Before Opposing Single-Event Sports Wagering In Canada

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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...

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