Québec Sports Betting
Québec's Sportsbook Launch & News Updates 2023
Updated November 30, 2023
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. Being close to the U.S. border, this province can grab attention from U.S. residents as well.
Québec Sports Betting Overview, Timeline and Background
Québec Sports Betting Background
As the second-most populous Canadian province, Québec has been offering single-game sports betting in-person and online since Aug. 27, 2021. Mise-o-jeu and Sports Interaction were the first sportsbooks to launch in Québec and will be leading the way for sports betting in the province moving forward.
Québec Sports Betting Timeline
- The Salon de Jeux de Québec opened a new location at the Méga Centre Beauport on Nov. 29, 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.
- 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.
- The House of Commons agrees to pass Bill C-218 on April 22.
- Bill C-218 is first introduced on Feb. 25 for an attempt to legalize single-game sports betting across Canada.
- Live betting and a cash-out option is added for online users on July 21.
- Mise-o-jeu is introduced across Québec as a source for parlay picks.
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.
- 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.
- Click “Next,” and your registration is complete!
Funding an account can be done in a matter of minutes. Typically, sportsbooks accept several payment methods. Here are some examples of popular payment and deposit methods.
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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 Sports Betting Tips
Sports Betting for QC Beginners
New to sports betting in Québec? Check out our sports betting tips for beginners so you can get started placing bets on a fan-favorite team like the Montréal Alouettes.
Sports Betting Glossary
Learning sports betting lingo and be confusing for new bettors. Take a look at our sports betting glossary to get up to speed with every term you might need to know during your next bet on the Canadiens.
Sports Betting Mistakes to Avoid
Betting on your favorite teams like the Montréal Canadiens or Alouettes might seem like a no-brainer, just remember that all your picks should be strategic if you want be a successful sports bettor.
Quebec Teams to Bet on
Pro Sports Teams
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 Betting in Québec
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 on hockey in Québec:
NFL Betting in Québec
New England Patriots
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:
- How to Bet on Football Guide
- Check our Expert NFL Picks
- Keep an eye on betting activity and bet/money distribution with our NFL Public Betting data
CFL Betting in Québec
The Montréal Alouettes were created back in 1946, winning seven Grey Cup titles since then. They won their last Grey Cup in 2010 and are looking to make a statement during the 2021 season. They are coached by Khari Jones and play their home games in the Montréal Olympic Stadium.
MLS Betting in Québec
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 on soccer in Québec:
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
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
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
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