Statement from theScore on Introduction of Federal Government Bill to Legalize Single-Event Wagering in Canada
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Score Media and Gaming Inc. (TSX: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”) Founder and CEO John Levy today issued the following statement in response to the Canadian Federal Government introducing legislation to legalize single-event sports wagering in Canada.
The legislation proposes amendments to Canada’s Criminal Code to give provinces and territories the ability to offer single-event sport betting products and the discretion to manage single-event sport betting in their respective jurisdictions.
“Canadians deserve a modernized and regulated sports betting market and we commend the federal government for their efforts to legalize single-event wagering,” said Mr. Levy. “There is now…