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The short answer is: Yes. It is easy for some people to be confused by the issue
of the legality of sports and soccer wagering in Canada. Some people wonder why
sportsbook companies advertise on television but always finish their ad by saying
“this is not a gambling site” and that the site they are advertising is only for
fun or for checking scores and odds. You see, companies like those below are not
allowed to advertise their sports betting, casino or poker games services where players
actually use real money. Thus, what you will always see and hear being advertised
is the “dot-
Certainly this seems like an odd rule to for these companies to adhere to, since
the free brand and real-
The second thing that can confuse people is our proximity to the US, where gambling online has been made much more difficult and illegal for some. Prior to 2018, the US Federal government made it difficult to move player money to the sports betting services as credit card companies were no longer allowed to process such transactions. Rest assured there is no such set of laws or restrictions in Canada and in fact, Canada is home to one of the most popular and important gaming and sports betting regulation jurisdictions, that being the Kahnawake Gaming Commission which is a Mohawk Territory located just outside of Montreal. Kahnawake regulates Sports Interaction, which are listed below. Sports Interaction only serves players in Canada. So you can see why the legal landscape with regard to online sports betting in Canada can be considered ‘grey’ or a little confusing. For more information, you can read about Canadian sports betting laws & taxes. In the end, know that all the offshore sports betting providers, including Kahnawake (as it is a sovereign nation) are allowed to offer their service from their jurisdictions and cannot be prosecuted for serving customers in Canada. As such, since the operator is essentially immune, there is no risk for the customers that use these services.
In 2021, Canada moved to fully allow single-
About My Soccer Betting Listings:
Why is my list so short? I only list the sites that I consider to be the best for Canadians. Would it really make sense for me to research twenty betting companies and then rank them one through 20? Would you sign up with sportsbook number 18? Of course not!
This is why I keep things simple. If a company doesn’t measure up against my Canadian perspective, they don’t get listed.
Why might a site fail to get listed? A poor record of withholding bettor funds or placing limits on the accounts of winning players, not offering Canadian Dollar wagering or not offering mobile betting.
Each listed site has satisfied my review criteria, but there are differences in their service offerings, so read the reviews and choose based on your own preferences and requirements, not a bogus rating scheme. If you like to shop for the best odds, it might make sense to register with more than one so that you can maximise your winnings.
Bodog is one of the oldest brand names in sports betting, established in 1994. They
are the official Canadian betting partner of Arsenal FC, so you know they focus on
soccer and cater to Canadians. For example, they are the only sportsbook that accepts
Would you like to compare soccer betting odds from each of these sportsbooks and many more from all the top leagues? Potential payouts can be drastically different, especially if you like parlays. Find out which one will pay the most for your matches of interest at OddsJet and their Canadian site version.