Single-game sports betting in Canada became legal in August 2021, as provinces now can regulate and tax wagering. Canadian lawmakers took action in June 2021 to expand sports betting in Canada, passing C-218, a bill amending the nationís criminal code to allow for single-game wagers. Provinces will be able to regulate sports betting much in the same way as U.S. states do ó individually. The law became effective Aug. 27, at which point many provincial lotteries began to launch single-event CA sports betting products.

Is online sports betting in Canada legal?


Yes, betting on sports is legal in Canada. However, there are major restrictions compared to legal U.S. sports betting. Canadians previously could only bet parlays, but that changed in August 2021. Parliament voted to amend the Criminal Code to allow for betting on single games.

What are the eligibility requirements for mobile betting?


In Alberta, Manitoba, and Quebec, the minimum age to gamble is 18.

In the other seven provinces (British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Saskatchewan) the legal age to gamble is 19.

What sports can i bet on?


Canada bettors can bet on all the major league sports (NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, NHL) and the Canadian Football League.


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