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Senate Betting Redux

Canadian upper house still considering sports betting bill

by , Feb 11, 2013 | 9:20 am

Bill C-290 (eliminating the Canadian Criminal Code prohibition against single-event sports betting) is still before the Canadian Senate. My last update on C-290 on Pokerati was here. I also mentioned single-event sports betting in my predictions for Canadian gaming and betting in 2013 at Casino Enterprise Management.

The Senate is at the final stage of debating this bill. The final stage, however, may take some time. I have been told that the measure will not come up for a vote without the votes to pass it, but both sides seem confident that they’ll win out.

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