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Olympic Summer Games Betting Online is the Only Option In Canada

Nevada Gaming Control Board Bans Olympic Wagering

It’s a strange irony that Las Vegas does not offer any betting lines on the Olympic Games.  It is what it is though. The law on the books dates back to the recent turn of the century – and was created as compromise that worked out perfectly for Nevada sportsbooks. Legalized amateur sports betting has been under fire since the beginning of time – and as recently as 2001 when it was almost cooked completely.

That’s when Arizona Senator John McCain was trying to push through the Amateur Sports Integrity Act, which was mostly aimed at ending all college sports wagering. At the time, NCAA football and hoops were 30% of the annual handle in the State of Nevada. Understand; we have a ton of respect for the massive debt that Mr McCain paid for his country but, It’s a good thing his presidential run was a bust.

Nevada vs World:  Leave us the NCAA take the rest of the Amateurs

Look, the problem is much bigger on Wall Street, with the lobbyists, and the global financial community, than it is on Reno’s Casino Row, S Casino Drive in Laughlin, NV, or down on Fremont Street by the shark tank at the Golden Nugget pool. McCain’s efforts ended with the Nevada Gaming Commission approving a regulation on 02/25/01 that lifted the betting ban on the local college games at Nevada-Reno and UNLV – the only two schools on a very short list. The vote was unanimous and basically crushed the Amateur Sports Integrity Act.

Online Betting Canada Sportsbook Directory Olympic Games Handicapping

Online sportsbooks to the rescue as London’s calling Baby! Bet on Usain “Lightning” Bolt to shatter records, wager on the USA Men’s Basketball team to crush countries, or handicap which Nation you feel will take the largest Medal haul – USA and China are top chalk on that futures option.

These Olympic handicapping odds, along with thousands more, are available to Canadians, along with sports fans the world over, at the top recommended sportsbooks here at Online Betting Canada. See, two amazing wagering entities really can co-exist! Load up on a world of sports betting options and prosper friends!

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