Canadian single-event betting bill clears final hurdle

Senate approves landmark legislation despite late challenge from dissenting senators as accelerated launch mooted

Canadian legislators have voted to approve legislation which allows single-event sports betting in the Great White North for the first time. Bill C-218 was passed by a vote of 57 to 20 by the Canadian senate, paving the way for the bill to be given royal assent, at which point it will become law. The…

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