310: Episode 310: Canada's Single-Game Sports Betting Legalization with Geoff Zochodne and Paul Burns
Host Rob Cressy is joined by Covers Sports Betting Journalist Geoff Zochodne, as well as Canadian Gaming Association President/CEO Paul Burns, to talk about Bill C-218 and its impact on single-game sports betting in Canada. Geoff and Rob discuss: - The news developments and covering the story as a journalist. - The history behind Canada's single-game betting ban. - Possible opposition and amendments to the bill's approval. - Factors that led to the bill finally passing after years of mulling. Paul and Rob chat about: - The expected rollout and when we can see regulation take effect. - Which operators we can expect to see penetrating the Canadian market. - The implications of tax rates on the emerging industry. - The potential for legalization to grow the Canadian market. You can find Geoff on Twitter @GeoffZochodne. Connect with Rob Cressy @robcressy on Twitter and send in your feedback, best bets and bad beats. Be sure to subscribe, rate and review The Sharp 600 podcast.