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C290 bill dead as Canadian Senate enters recess

To no one’s surprise the Canadian Parliament and Senate entered its summer recess, without reviewing the proposed single sports betting bill C290. The bill which aimed to amend Canada’s criminal code with regards to sports betting, would allow single sports wagers to be accepted in licensed gambling premises failed to gain its Senate review despite optimism at the start of …

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NBA drops opposition to Canadian sports betting bill C290

The NBA has become the first US pro league to openly drop its opposition towards the Canadian single sports betting bill C290. Following the conclusion of the NBA 2015 Finals this week, the Canadian Gaming Association disclosed a statement noting the support of NBA for sports betting in Canada “as long as there is an appropriate legislative framework that protects …

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Canada C290 sports betting bill set to die

Canadian news sources and political commentators appear to have signalled the death of the nation’s single sports betting bill C290, whose review has stalled in the Ottawa Senate. Pro sports betting campaigners appear to be at their wits’ end as C290 which would allow sports wagering in licensed gambling premises (casinos and racetracks) has recorded no progress since being passed …

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Stalled C290 bill angers Canada’s sports betting political advocates

Having begun 2015 in a positive light with the backing of a House of Commons, numerous senators and the Police authorities, Canada’s Single Sports Betting Bill C290 appears to have stalled once again in its progress into national law. Bill C290 which looks to allow licensed gambling premises/enterprises to take bets on approved sporting events permitted by Canadian regulators, was intended to …

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