Operators welcome passage of Canadian single-event sports betting bill

| By Marese O'Hagan
Operators have welcomed the passing of a bill that is set to introduce single-event sports betting in Canada, which will provide opportunities for expansion in the country.
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Bill C-218, also known as the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, was passed with a vote of 57-20 earlier this week, after its third reading in the Senate. The bill wold allow bets on individual sporting events, instead of requiring sports bets to be multiples, by amending Canada’s criminal code.

Following the news, sports betting provider theScore launched a billboard campaign in Toronto to mark the bill’s passing.

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