BC Lottery to Launch Sports Pool Betting

2 canadaOpenBet has struck a deal with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to launch a new ‘Sports Pool’ feature on the PlayNow.com gambling website in the Canadian province.

Sports Pools, a first for a regulated online gambling site in the country, enables punters to buy-in for a chance to win or share a prize pool.

Players pick the winning outcome for the match-ups on a betting card, or opt to randomly choose winners with the ‘quick pick’ feature, with the jackpot being awarded to the players who pick the required amount of correct outcomes.

“Sports Pools offers sports fans an innovative and easy point of entry into sports betting that is fun and appealing,” BCLC’s vice-president eGaming, Monica Bohm, said.

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