Bill C-218

10th September 2021

Ontario releases final sports and events betting gaming standards

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has released its final igaming sports and event betting regulatory standards, which include changes to advertising standards…

27th August 2021

Single-event sports betting officially launches in Canada

Single event sports betting is legal in Canada as of today (27 August), following Bill C-218’s passage into law last month.  The bill was designed…

30th June 2021

Canada single-event sports betting bill receives Royal Assent

A bill to legalize single-event sports betting in Canada has secured Royal Assent and will pass into law once the country’s House of Commons has…

24th June 2021

Operators welcome passage of Canadian single-event sports betting bill

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…

23rd June 2021

Single-event betting coming to Canada as Senate approves bill

Canada’s senate has passed a bill allowing single-event sports betting, rather than only bets on multiples. Bill C-218, known as the Safe and Regulated Sports…

21st June 2021

Canada single-event sports betting bill given third reading in Senate

Canada’s single-event sports betting bill was given its third reading in the country’s Senate as it edges closer to a final vote.  Bill C-218, introduced by…

25th May 2021

BCLC urges Senate to pass single-event betting bill before summer recess

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) has called on the Senate to prioritize a bill that will legalize single-event sports betting in Canada. Also known…

23rd April 2021

Canada single-event sports betting bill heads to Senate after Commons approval

A bill seeking to legalize single-event sports betting in Canada is to move to the Senate for further discussions after it was approved by the…

18th February 2021

Canada’s single-event sports betting bill passes second reading

Canada’s parliament has passed the second reading of Bill C-218, the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, with 303 votes in favor and 15 against.…

26th February 2020

Canadian lawmaker makes new single-event betting push

Canadian Conservative Party Member of Parliament Kevin Waugh is sponsoring a bill that aims to legalize single event sports betting across the country.  The private…