Fate of punters in hands of law

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Many Canadians jumped for joy when Sandra Pupatello, a candidate in Windsor West, said she and the Liberal party would be pushing for legislation that would make single sports betting legal in Canada. Currently, the practice is outlawed by Canada's Criminal Code, although people can place parlay sports wagers through lotteries run by the government, such as Ontario's OLG. The ... Read more

BCLC extends agreement with Scientific Games

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Two things the British Columbia Lottery Corporation seeks to do is constantly upgrade good practices and elevate the experience of all players. The corporation is hoping it will do just that by extending an existing contract it has with Scientific Games Corporation. The partnership between the two organizations will now run through 2024. The contract agreement extension will hopefully bring ... Read more

Toronto Raptors preview

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The long-awaited return of the NBA and the defending champion Toronto Raptors is finally over. The professional basketball league starts tonight, with four teams kicking off the opening-night slate. One of those teams is the Raptors, who will face the New Orleans Pelicans in Toronto. Hopes would normally be sky high for a defending NBA champion off its first-ever team ... Read more

theScore looks to become operator leader

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For years, theScore built itself as one of the most popular sports apps in Canada by providing sports news and scores to plenty of interested and engaged users. In fact, theScore even built a following across the border to the south in the United States. In September, though, the company transitioned from being just a media company providing information to ... Read more

Windsor West candidate wants single-game wagering

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Backed by the Canadian Gaming Association, one candidate from Windsor West is hoping to bring single-game sports betting to Canada. Sandra Pupatello, a liberal candidate, made remarks that she would like to get a law passed that would allow for single-game sports betting in Canada. It's a move that her competition in the NDP (Brian Masse) has been unable to ... Read more

The Stars Group, Flutter Entertainment announce merger

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One of the largest gaming firms in the world was recently acquired by an Ireland-based entertainment company. The Stars Group, based in Canada, will be acquired by Flutter Entertainment, which will create one of the largest online gambling and betting companies in the whole world. The deal will be an all-stock deal, with Flutter shareholders owning roughly 54.64% of the ... Read more

Toronto Maple Leafs wagering odds and preview

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Eight games into the 2018-2019 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have stumbled to a slightly rocky start. The team, which entered this year's campaign with such high hopes, has nine points on four wins, three losses and one overtime loss that came via shootout. It's not exactly the start the team and its fans were hoping for, but it's still ... Read more

Montreal Canadiens odds and preview

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The Montreal Canadiens came into this season with hopes of returning to the playoffs after a promising rebound last year. So far this year, there have been mixed results for the team. In seven games, Montreal has eight points, with three wins, two losses and two overtime losses, one of which came in a shootout. It's not the greatest of ... Read more

Ottawa Senators vs Toronto Maple Leafs odds

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There couldn't be two teams on a more different path than the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs are riding with sky high expectations entering this season. They have all the talent in the world and have been racking up the points in the standings over the last few seasons. They ended last year with 100 points, ... Read more

Vancouver Canucks – Edmonton Oilers preview and odds

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The National Hockey League regular season kicks off this week, and two of Canada's teams will face each other on opening night. The Vancouver Canucks will travel to face their close rivals, the Edmonton Oilers, in the nightcap of a first-night slate of four games. The two teams would classify their 2018-2019 seasons in dramatically different terms, as the Canucks ... Read more