OpenBet 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.
Kahnawake Plan to Operator Online Sports Betting Site The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is today calling on the Senate of Canada to bring Bill C290 to an immediate vote. Their inaction on the bill continues to foster an illegal, unregulated and dangerous environment for Canadian sports bettors.
On June 2 the Mohawk Council of […]
Single-Game Sports Betting Dies in Canadian Senate Canada’s single-game sports betting bill is as dead as a doornail. Canada’s Senate adjourned for the summer on Tuesday without holding a third reading or a vote on C-290, the bill that would have allowed Canadians to make single-game sports wagers with their provincial lottery […]
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