Canadian Single-Game Wagering Bill Still On Parliament's Agenda

  • Canadian single-game wagering bill set to be debated in parliament in October
  • $14bn illegally wagered on sports by Canadians each year, Gaming Association says
  • Canadian law only allows for parlay-type sports betting offered by provincial lotteries

A Canadian sports-betting bill introduced in the House of Commons earlier this year to allow betting on single-game sporting events is expected to be considered after MPs return in late September, the measure's co-sponsor said on Wednesday.

"I was under the impression that my bill was done but that is not the case," said Kevin Waugh, a conservative member of parliament representing Saskatoon-Grasswood.

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