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NHL Opposes Placing A Bet On A Single Game In Canada

from Lee Berthiaume at the Ottawa Citizen,

The National Hockey League has become the latest professional sports league to voice last-minute opposition to a bill that would legalize betting on individual games.

That has prompted parliamentarians spearheading the proposed legislation to question the sports leagues’ motives, setting up a fight that could have dramatic ramifications for the country’s gambling scene.

The Criminal Code only allows legal betting on three or more sports games at a time.

Bill C-290 would change that so provinces could set up rules and regulations for single-game betting.

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YzermanZetterberg's avatar

If there are no games, how can anyone place a bet on individual (or multiple) games?

Kind of like if a tree falls in a forest and nobody is there…

Posted by YzermanZetterberg on 10/30/12 at 03:55 PM ET

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