Sports Wagering in Canada

Toronto, Ontario, CANADA

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is available for media interviews and background information for stories on sports wagering in Canada.

Since 2011, the CGA has been actively supporting Bill C290, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code of Canada, which if passed would permit single event sports wagering in Canada.

The CGA welcomes and supports the thoughtful and reasoned position that NBA Commissioner Adam Silver put forward in his recent Op Ed in the New York Times.

A fact sheet on sports wagering in Canada is attached.
About the Canadian Gaming Association
The fundamental goal of the Canadian Gaming Association is to create balance in the public dialogue about gaming in Canada.
Our members are among the largest most established gaming operators, suppliers and gaming equipment manufacturers in Canada.
Our mandate is to create a better understanding of the gaming industry through education and advocacy.
Visit our website at for more information
Contact Information:
Paul Burns, Vice President
O. 416-304-6870
C. 416-579-3922

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CONTACT:Paul Burns, Vice President
         O. 416-304-6870
         C. 416-579-3922
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