FansUnite Entertainment Issues Statement Following the Passing of Bill C-218 By House of Commons
The Senate will now conduct the reading and adoption of Bill C-218 in order to legalize single event sports wagering in Canada
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 23, 2021) - FansUnite Entertainment Inc. (CSE: FANS) (OTCQB: FUNFF) ("FansUnite" or the "Company") CEO Scott Burton issued the following statement after the House of Commons passed Bill C-218 on April 22, 2021. Bill C-218 or also known as The Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act would make betting on individual sport events legal in Canada.
"We applaud the Canadian House of Commons for advancing the legislation to legalize single event sports betting, with many members expressing their support for Bill C-218," said Scott Burton, CEO of FansUnite. "This is another major step forward which we expect to benefit not only companies like ours, but to the growth of the entire Canadian gambling industry."
Bill C-218 now moves to the Senate for reading and adoption before moving to the Governor-General for Royal Assent.
About FansUnite Entertainment Inc.
FansUnite is a sports and entertainment company, focusing on technology related to regulated and lawful online gaming and other related products. The principal business is operating the FansUnite Sportsbook and the website of its wholly-owned subsidiary, McBookie Limited, offering online gaming services to the UK market. FansUnite is also a provider of technology solutions, products and services in the gaming and entertainment industry and looks to acquire technology platforms and assets with high-growth potential in new or developing markets.
For further information, please contact:
Prit Singh, Investor Relations at FansUnite
Scott Burton, Chief Executive Officer of FansUnite
Darius Eghdami, President of FansUnite
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