British Columbians place $25m in single-event bets in first two months

| By Marese O'Hagan
Canadian provincial lottery operator British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has announced that British Columbians have placed over $25.0m (£14.7m/€17.3m) in single-event sports bets on its PlayNow.com website.

This comes two months after the launch of single-event sports betting in Canada, following the unanimous passing of  Bill C-218 through Canada’s senate in June.

The bill was first re-introduced in Canadian parliament in November 2020.

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