Elys Game Technology Comments on Canadian Legislation to Legalize Single-Event Sports Wagering in Canada – Argus Press
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 30, 2020–
Elys Game Technology, Corp. (“Elys” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:ELYS), an interactive gaming and sports betting technology company, today commented on proposed Canadian Federal Government legislation to legalize single-event sports wagering in Canada ( Bill C-13 “An Act to amend the Criminal Code (single event sport betting ).”
The proposed changes would 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. In provinces and territories that choose to offer single-event sport betting, Canadians would have an opportunity to engage in this activity in a regulated environment, either online or in physical facilities.
“We commend Canada’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General for introducing this important legislation in support of single-event sports betting,” stated Michele (Mike) Ciavarella, Chairman and CEO of Elys Game Technology, Corp. “We believe there is strong bi-partisan