Canadians will be soon able to bet on single sports events. Let’s check out all the key news with STATSCORE‘s Review!
- Single-game betting becomes legal in Canada
- Premier League is back. How will it unfold?
- Messi’s deal with PSG includes fan tokens
- MLB finds a formula for success in a Field of Dreams game
- Will esport become the next new Olympic sport?
Single-game betting becomes legal in Canada
Canadians will be allowed to bet on single sports events “in a regulated and safe environment.”
The new law will end the country’s long-standing requirement for wagers to be spread across multiple games and matches.
“Provinces and territories will be able to offer single event sport betting products, like wagering on the Grey Cup, game seven of the Stanley Cup Finals, or the Super Bowl” – said Justice Minister David Lametti. Read more
Premier League is back. How will it unfold?
The new season of the English Premier League has started this weekend. Will Manchester City be able to defend the title? The first game gave them a rocky start.
BBC asked top pundits to pick their top four, with explanations for their selections. Turns out that City, United and Chelsea featured in all 20 predictions. Who else could break into the top four? Read more
Messi’s deal with PSG includes fan tokens
Messi left Barcelona due to “financial and structural obstacles” and signed a two-year deal with the Qatari-owned PSG.
The Argentine star’s historic agreement with PSG includes some of the French club’s cryptocurrency fan tokens. Read more
MLB finds a formula for success in a Field of Dreams game
Dyersville, Iowa, hosted the MLB’s “Field of Dreams” game, inspired by the iconic Kevin Costner film.
The match between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees was staged in a cornfield, and Costner himself led an epic pre-match entrance. Read more
Will esport become the next new Olympic sport?
This year’s Olympic Games were preceded by the Olympic Virtual Series, where players competed in five sport simulation games.
Could gaming’s global popularity boost the Summer Games’ ageing and declining viewership? Read more
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