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Quebec's Sportsbook Launch & News Updates

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As Canada continues to expand sports betting legalization, Québec’s single-game sports betting became live on Aug. 27, 2021, which was in line with other Canadian provinces. This page will be updated as the Québec single-game sports betting market continues to develop.

Quebec Sports Betting Key Takeaways

Is single-game sports betting available in Quebec? Single-game wagering has been legalized in Quebec.
What sportsbooks are currently available in Quebec? Mis-o-jeu+, Sports Interaction
Is there an ETA for more sportsbooks to come online? Late 2021, early 2022

Quebec Sportsbook Offers

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Pro Teams to Bet on in Quebec

Quebec Sports Betting

Québec Legal Updates to Sports Betting Go-Live

As the second-most populous Canadian province, Québec has been offering single-game sports betting in-person and online since Aug. 27, which was in line with the other provinces. Mise-o-Jeu was the first sportsbook to become live in Québec and is leading the way for sports betting in the province. 

Québec Sports Betting Timeline

November 2021

The Salon de Jeux de Québec opened a new location at the Méga Centre Beauport on Nov. 29, 2021.

August 2021

On Aug. 27, Loto-Québec launches single-game sports betting in Québec, allowing wagers to be placed online or in person on Mise-o-jeu+, Virtual Sports, Mise-o-jeu (in-person parlay platform) and Prédictions (in person) in casinos across the province. As the first Canadian province to launch a public lottery, Québec will continue to be a leader in the betting industry across Canada.

On Aug. 12, Bill C-218 is given an official launch date of Aug. 27.

June 2021

Chief Justice of Canada Richard Wagner provides royal assent for Bill C-218 on June 29. The provinces are also given complete responsibility for their single-game sports betting regulations.

The Senate approves Bill C-218 on June 22.

April 2021

The House of Commons agrees to pass Bill C-218 on April 22.

February 2020

Bill C-218 is first introduced on Feb. 25 for an attempt to legalize single-game sports betting across Canada. 

July 2020

Live betting and a cash-out option is added for online users on July 21.

2004

Mise-o-jeu is introduced across Québec as a source for parlay picks. 

Caesars sportsbook app positive factorsOur Positives for Quebec:

  • Online and in-person sports betting is live. 
  • Managed by Loto-Québec, which is Canada’s first lottery corporation. 
  • As the second-most populated Canadian province, expect there to be tons of competition with new sportsbooks and single-game launches.

Caesars sportsbook app negative feedbackOur Negatives for Quebec:

  • Québec residents are only allowed to bet within their province.
  • Below-average odds are offered to bettors across the province. 
  • Only two sportsbooks are legal in Québec. 

How to start betting in Québec

With the recent legalization of single-game sports betting, Québec residents are able to place wagers via a mobile device, tablet and computer with an Espacejeux account. Bettors can also submit their bets at any Loto-Québec retail location. Loto-Québec is Québec’s lottery corporation that operates a number of land-based casinos and their associated resort casinos, as well as gaming halls in Québec City and Trois-Rivieres, and their sportsbook, Mis-o-jeu+. 

Select a sportsbook

Mise-o-jeu+ is a great book to start with until more sportsbooks are introduced to Québec.

Step 2 Register online

  • Go to https://www.espacejeux.com/en/registration/welcome and click on “Open an account.”
  • Enter your full name, email address, and phone number.
  • Enter a strong password.
  • Select one security question and provide an answer for it.
  • Next, add your date of birth and read the special conditions of use and privacy policy.
  • Click “Next,” and your registration is complete!

step 3Deposit funds

Funding an account can be done in a matter of minutes. Sportsbooks accept several payment methods.

Method Fee Processing Time Minimum Deposit
Mastercard Free Instant CAD$10
Visa Free Instant CAD$10
Interac Online Free Instant CAD$10

step 4 Choose your bet types

With the arrival of single-game sports betting in Québec, local options will continually become more accessible to bettors. Mise-o-jeu+ offers all existing bet types.

  • Point Spreads. Spread betting is a bet on the margin of victory in a game. Point Spreads
  • Moneylines. Moneyline betting is when you pick the winner of the game or event. Moneylines
  • Totals. A total, also known as an over/under, is a bet on the number of points both teams will combine to score in a game. Totals
  • Player Props. A prop bet, short for a proposition, wager that is not directly tied to the final score or outcome. Props Bets

Québec Pro Sports Teams to Bet On

There are multiple provincial professional sports teams to bet on in Québec. As single-game legislation continues to expand across Québec, bettors can expect more options in the near future.

NHL Logo NHL Betting in Québec

Canadiens logo Montréal Canadiens 

Official Montréal Canadiens Website | Roster | Schedule | Montréal Canadiens Odds

As one of seven NHL Canadian teams, the Montréal Canadiens have been around for over 100 years. They were one of five NHA teams who helped create the NHL back in 1917. 

Although the Canadiens are struggling during the first month of the season, they have a long road ahead of them to improve their place in the Eastern Conference.

A recommended resource to help you bet smartly on hockey in Québec:

NFL Logo NFL Betting in Québec

Patriots logo New England Patriots

Official New England Patriots Website | Roster | Schedule | New England Patriots Odds

There are no NFL teams in Canada, but the New England Patriots are the nearest team from Québec.

The Patriots franchise has been around since 1960, starting in the American Football League before the AFL and NFL merger in 1970. New England owns six Super Bowl championships (2001, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2016, 2018) and has made the NFL playoffs 27 times.

They are led by rookie quarterback Mac Jones, who was drafted 15th overall in the 2021 NFL Draft. Jones was also the first first-round quarterback drafted by the Patriots since Drew Bledsoe in 1993. He signed his four-year rookie contract, worth $15.6 million fully guaranteed, on July 6, 2021. New England's current odds are at +750 to win the AFC East and +5000 to hoist the Lombardi Trophy, per DraftKings Sportsbook. 

Recommended resources to help you bet on football in Québec:

 CFL Betting in Québec

 Montréal Alouettes 

Official Montréal Alouettes Website | Roster | Schedule 

Currently, the Montréal Alouettes are tied for the top spot in the Eastern Division, as they are looking to win their first Grey Cup since 2010. 

MLS LogoMLS Betting in Québec

CFMontreal.svg CF Montréal

Official CF Montréal Website | Roster | Schedule 

CF Montréal joined the MLS as an expansion club in 2012 and are currently one of three Canadian clubs in the league. Despite their 11-10-10 record, CF Montréal has a viable chance to make the playoffs since they are the one game behind 7th-seeded Atlanta United. 

Recommended resource to help you bet smartly on soccer in Québec:

Notable Quebec Casinos

Casino de Montréal

Known as Canada’s largest casino and the third largest in the world, Casino de Montréal offers over 3000 games and 120 table games. Due to the pandemic, this casino has closed certain games but visitors will still have a lot of games to experience. Ownership: Société des casinos du Québec Games Operator: Loto-Québec

Casino Lac-Leamy

Located inside the Hilton Lac-Leamy, this casino offers visitors over a thousand games and entertainment events that are hosted multiple times each month. Ownership: Société des casinos du Québec Games Operator: Loto-Québec

Casino Charlevoix

Located inside Le Fairmont Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu Hotel, this casino is nestled in northeastern Québec and hosts a wide variety of games that guests and visitors can enjoy. Ownership: Société des casinos du Québec Games Operator: Loto-Québec

Casino Mont-Tremblant

Located near ski-resorts in Mont-Tremblant, this casino is a smaller venue offering less than 1,000 games and private events. Ownership: Société des casinos du Québec Games Operator: Loto-Québec

Salon de Jeux de Québec

Salon de Jeux de Québec is located in the heart of Québec City in the Fleur de lys shopping mall and is set to open its new location to the public on Nov. 29, 2021. This new location will be much larger and contain more casino games and terminals for sports betting. Ownership: Société des casinos du Québec Games Operator: Loto-Québec

Salon de Jeux de Trois-Riviéries

Located in the historic city of Trois-Riviéries, the Salon de Jeux de Trois-Riviéries is one of the newer casinos in Québec. During their visit, visitors can play hundreds of games and enjoy free weekly musical events. Ownership: Société des casinos du Québec Games Operator: Loto-Québec

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