Legality Archive

Only two weeks left to pass Canada single game betting bill. For nearly a decade, Canada’s appurtenant politicians have been working to amend federal laws as they pertain to gambling on sporting events. The act is not illegal, mind you. Current laws provide for a sports lottery, in which bettors can select multiple outcomes;...
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CA Sports Betting Coming ‘Soon‘, Legal Online Casino Games Here ‘Now‘ It seems like the biggest gaming story of the year is the so-called imminent regulation of single-event sports betting. While everyone anxiously awaits the day old-fashioned, parlay-style sports lotteries expand into single-game betting opportunities – both in the retail space and online –...
Toronto Star Online Casino? Eh, Why Not… Toronto media giant Torstar Corp is hoping to launch a “made-in-Ontario” online casino betting brand....
Keeping Up with the Joneses: Will Canada’s federal government finally pass a single sports bet law to compete with the legalized betting options spreading throughout the U.S. since 2018? How many years has it been now since Canadian politicians first contemplated passage of a single-event sports betting law? Too many – that’s the typical...
CGA Confident Single-Event Sports Law will Pass – CGA President Paul Burns says Canada single bet sports Law is a matter of “when, not if”....
Will snide remarks against regulators ensure Stakers Sportsbook never returns to the UK market? When a subjacent is chastised by its superior, the typical response is one of capitulation and acquiescence. An admonished child hangs its head apologetically. An employee ensures the boss that their work will improve. But sometimes – on rare head-turning,...
Nova Scotia proposes legislation to avoid the possibility of a future VLT class action law suit in the province. When a pattern of negative situations presents itself, you take steps to avoid similar repercussions. If people keep getting sick at the same restaurant, you avoid that restaurant. If the weather always turns rotten on...
Another class action lawsuit is aimed at Canada’s VLT slot machines. Corina Riesebos of Kelowna, BC has filed class action against the British Columbia Lottery Corp (BCLC). The lawsuit targets “video lottery terminals” and “electronic gambling devices”; the most common type of gambling game found in slots parlors and community gaming facilities throughout the...
PokerStars founder voluntarily faces 9-year-old money laundering and illegal online gambling charges in US. It seems so long ago now – the day forever embossed into the hearts of the online poker community as ‘Black Friday’. April 15, 2011. That was the day the US government cracked down on the world’s largest internet gambling...