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Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Brandon Alexander tackles Hamilton Tiger-Cats' Jaelon Acklin during the second half of the 107th Grey Cup in Calgary, Alta., Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. A Conservative MP says legalized single-game sports betting in Canada can help the CFL, but doubts it would result in a cash bonanza for the league. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Conservative MP Kevin Waugh crossing fingers as sports betting bill heads to Senate

Conservative MP Kevin Waugh crossing fingers as sports betting bill heads to Senate

 

Philadelphia Flyers' Travis Sanheim (6) and Brian Elliott (37) celebrate with teammates after the Flyers won an NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, Monday, May 10, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Puck luck? Hockey’s secrecy makes betting on NHL a gamble

Puck luck? Hockey’s secrecy makes betting on NHL a gamble

 

FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2021, file photo, people cross Las Vegas Boulevard near the Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas. Some Las Vegas Strip casinos have been given the go-ahead for 100% occupancy and after showing Nevada state regulators that 80% of their employees have received at least one shot of coronavirus vaccine. Wynn Resorts and the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas said Tuesday, May 4, 2021, they got approval from the Nevada Gaming Control Board during the weekend to lift capacity and physical distancing limits and remove clear plastic separators from gambling tables. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

3 Vegas casinos fully opening after 80 per cent worker vaccinations

First-dose public vaccination figure at almost 45.5 per cent

  • May 5, 2021

 

Employees at the new sports book at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 25, 2018. Canadians should soon be able to place a wager on the outcome of an NHL game thanks to what experts say is an overdue change to the country's laws on sports betting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Wayne Parry

Canada’s proposed sports betting law could generate taxes, protect consumers: experts

Canada’s proposed sports betting law could generate taxes, protect consumers: experts

Employees at the new sports book at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City, N.J., Oct. 25, 2018. Canadians should soon be able to place a wager on the outcome of an NHL game thanks to what experts say is an overdue change to the country's laws on sports betting. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Wayne Parry
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, is greeted by Tsuut'ina Chief Roy Whitney, centre, and National Chief Perry Bellegarde as he arrives on the Tsuut'ina First Nation near Calgary, on Friday, March 4, 2016. Two Alberta First Nations are taking the Alberta government and the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission to court over their entry into the online gaming sector. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta First Nations say provincially regulated gambling website unauthorized

Alberta First Nations say provincially regulated gambling website unauthorized

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, is greeted by Tsuut'ina Chief Roy Whitney, centre, and National Chief Perry Bellegarde as he arrives on the Tsuut'ina First Nation near Calgary, on Friday, March 4, 2016. Two Alberta First Nations are taking the Alberta government and the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Commission to court over their entry into the online gaming sector. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Jim Lawson poses with the trophy for the 2019 Commissioner's Award at the CFL Awards during the CFL's Grey Cup week in Calgary on November 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Horse-racing industry demands protections as MPs mull opening up single-game betting

Horse-racing industry demands protections as MPs mull opening up single-game betting

Jim Lawson poses with the trophy for the 2019 Commissioner's Award at the CFL Awards during the CFL's Grey Cup week in Calgary on November 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Justice Minister David Lametti responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals to present bill on single-game sports betting

Liberals to present bill on single-game sports betting

Justice Minister David Lametti responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
$100,000 windfall for Red Deer lottery winner

$100,000 windfall for Red Deer lottery winner

‘I thought it was $10,000 at first’

  • Sep 3, 2020
$100,000 windfall for Red Deer lottery winner
The Supreme Court of Canada will look at whether a class action aimed at video lottery terminals will proceed, in a July 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Supreme Court of Canada to rule on video lottery terminals class-action case

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada is slated to decide this…

The Supreme Court of Canada will look at whether a class action aimed at video lottery terminals will proceed, in a July 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The American Gaming Association says commercial casino revenue has risen for five straight years, in a June 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

US commercial casinos won $43.6 billion in 2019, up 3.7%

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Helped by the continuing spread of legal sports…

  • Jun 5, 2020
The American Gaming Association says commercial casino revenue has risen for five straight years, in a June 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase in online poker and casino games starting in March, in an April 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

The Stars Group says first-quarter revenue a record, up 27 per cent

TORONTO — The Stars Group Inc. says it saw record revenue in…

The COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase in online poker and casino games starting in March, in an April 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase in online poker and casino games starting in March, in an April 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase in online poker and casino games starting in March, in an April 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling

US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling

WASHINGTON — In court, all four major U.S. sports leagues are fighting…

  • Nov 27, 2017
US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gambling