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Sports Action has retired as of May 26 2024.

After 33 great years, we’ve said goodbye to Sports Action. Stay tuned to this page for information about our new and improved retail sportsbook launching this summer, and how to stay close to the action in the meantime.


What happened to Sports Action?

Sports Action has retired as of May 26th. As a result, players are currently unable to bet on sports in retail until the launch of the new retail sportsbook this summer. Don’t worry, winning Sports Action tickets can still be redeemed until their expiry date.



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Coming Soon: A New Retail Sportsbook

We're excited to launch a brand new, digital way to bet on sports at retail this summer. You'll be able to bet on your favourite teams with many new and improved ways to play, and don’t worry, you won’t need an account.

Enhanced game offerings:

  • Single event betting offered for the first time at retail
  • Improved odds
  • Same-day payouts
  • More markets to bet on
  • Everyone’s favourite games TOTO and Oddset 3-Way will return

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New ways to play coming soon

Our all-new retail sportsbook will be an app-based digital experience, in order to accommodate all the new games and ways to play. Don’t worry – you won’t need an account.


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At retail locations

Download the app for your iOS or Android phone to create your bet before bringing them into your favourite store.

It’s easy to play

  1. Use the app to make your picks, enter your wager and populate your betslip.
  2. Generate a QR code in the app when you’re done making your selections.
  3. Visit your favorite retail location to scan your QR code at the cash, pay for your bet, and receive your printed ticket.
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At sports bar locations

Place your bets at sports bars, pubs and restaurant locations across the province like never before.

Two ways to play

  1. Build your betslip in the new app and then scan the app-generated QR code at the self-serve terminals to purchase your ticket, or
  2. Build your betslip directly on the self-serve terminal and then pay to receive your ticket.


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Keep checking back to find out the latest about how the new retail sportsbook will work, updates and more.


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