Sports Betting in Canada

  • Garry J. Smith
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Abstract

This book looks at the Law and the Policy on Betting and Sport in many countries around the world––sport is a global phenomenon––providing a very useful and valuable comparative survey on a subject that is so vital for safeguarding and preserving the integrity of those sports in which betting is legally allowed. The country reports show how sports-related betting is organized in the country concerned, also from a historical and policy perspective (national Lotteries Act; state run/state licensed lotteries and/or private operators; how the licensing system for public operators works; state supervisory mechanisms, etc.), and contain a treatment of the national case law.

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Copyright information

© T.M.C. ASSER PRESS, The Hague, The Netherlands, and the authors 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Garry J. Smith
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  1. 1.Alberta Gaming Research InstituteUniversity of Alberta AlbertaCanada

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