Raising the Stakes: Proposed Changes to Canada’s Gambling Industry

Troy PocaluykoPartner, Wildeboer Dellelce LLP

Parliament and Queen’s Park have seemingly dealt the Canadian gambling industry a winning hand. Each of the Canadian Federal and Ontario Provincial Governments has taken steps to revolutionize the Canadian lottery, gaming and sports industries by proposing to decriminalize single-event sports betting and to establish a private internet gaming marketplace, respectively. 

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