Future of Mohawk internet casinos threatened by new Quebec government bill

New law prevents Quebec residents from having choice in online gaming hosts

Danielle Rochette
APTN National News

The Mohawk council of Kahnawake is raising serious concerns about a new law making its way through the Quebec legislature.

Bill-74 is aimed at preventing Quebec residents from being able to choose from different online gaming sites. The intention is to make Lotto Quebec an online monopoly.

But as Danielle Rochette reports, the Mohawks say that’s an infringement of their sovereignty and their territorial rights that extend into cyberspace.

 

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