Single Event Betting Off To Flying Start

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2021

After years of delays, single event sports betting is now finally legal in Canada. Not surprisingly locals have been scrambling to try out the new betting options, with the first weekend having now officially passed. It has, without quest...Read More

US Cop Gets 15 Months For Illegal Sportsbook

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2021

Nicholas Stella, a disgraced Chicago police officer, has been handed a 15 month sentence in a federal prison. He plead guilty to participating in an illegal sportsbook operation, but ultimately managed to get a reduced sentence. The judge...Read More

Sports Illustrated To Launch 2021 US Sportsbook

Ben Hamill - July 01, 2021

Legendary magazine publisher Sports Illustrated has announced that it will be entering the fast-growing US sports betting market. Working alongside operator 888 Holdings, the two are aiming to create a world-class online sportsbook unlike...Read More

Ontario Pushing For Single-Sports Betting

Ben Hamill - June 29, 2021

Wayne Gates of Niagara Falls, Percy Hatfield of Windsor-Tecumseh and Lisa Gretzky of Windsor West have all sent a letter to Premier Ford urging him to take advantage of Bill C-218. The MPs believe that the legislation will help create new...Read More

Man Sentenced For Ponzi Betting Scheme

Ben Hamill - March 16, 2021

A fraudster from Kansas City, Missouri, has been sentenced to eight years and one month behind federal prison bars, and without the possibility of parole. 51-year-old Matthew R. Peterson, who got handed his sentence by US District Court J...Read More

Canada Sports Betting Bill Gets Green Light

Ben Hamill - December 03, 2020

Regulated single-event sports betting is coming to Canada. This will be made a reality by the passing of Liberal Government MP Kevin Waugh’s Bill C-218, better known as the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act. Sports betting in C...Read More

Illegal Sports Book Arrests Made In Ontario

Ben Hamill - August 04, 2020

Illegal gambling and sportsbook operations remain a major challenge for Canadian lawmakers. This once again made news headlines when Ontario Provincial Police charged several people following an illegal gambling ring raid conducted provin...Read More

BCLC Sportsbook Now Powered By SG Corp.

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2020

The BCLC has roped in the expertise and services of Scientific Games and its OpenTrade Managed Trading Services (MTS) product for the purpose of upgrading and expanding the Crown corporation’s online sports betting service offerings...Read More

BCLC Announces Exciting New Betting Upgrade

Ben Hamill - June 19, 2020

Now that the British Columbia Lottery Corporation has officially extended its existing partnership with leading iGaming and sports betting platform provider Scientific Games Corporation, B.C. players can expect to be treated to quite the ...Read More