NHL fights Canadian sports-betting bill
OTTAWA -- The NHL is fighting proposed legislation that would make it legal in Canada to bet on the outcome of a game. The bill would repeal the criminal code section that prohibits wagering on a single sporting event.
If passed into law, each province would decide whether to allow single-game betting. Currently, provinces only allow betting on multiple outcomes on a single ticket. If the bill passes a third and final reading in the senate it will become law.
The NHL is urging the ...
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