Bars Betting Booths in Canada: Under the Supreme Courts Decision Bookmakers Will Become Wanderers, Daily Racing Form, 1907-03-15


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t I ol . i I i i i : i i I l BARS BETTING BOOTHS IN CANADA. Under the Supreme Courts Decision Bookmakers Will Become Wanderers. Toronto. Out.. March 14. -Under the acclaloa handed down by the Supreme Court of the Oouiiiiion Canada tO-dsy, there can he no more helling mi ile;- the old method; S0 booths and no slates. The case at i-sile was that of the appeal Of .like Snnaders, a Toronto bookmaker, who sma lined in the police courl for takinu beta al the Woodbine course last iprlng Thl* Cant was appealed and to days decision not only sustains the police coin I line hut holds thai under the Canadian law the maintenance of a • place" tot betting is illegal, Ilaeo." in this decision, is construed to mean a "booth," sueh as i used hy bookmakers, a-- well as a house, shed or inclosnie. Justices fi irons rd and l ai dissented from the judgment. l! is not known at this willing what sleps will be taken hy the managen of the tracks here, at Montreal. Hamilton. Port Brie and Windsor, it is the const nana ol opinion that the will adopt the "walk aboat" system that was inn ..dmed al Lciming last lail. ii bi believed, I.-., thai Hie Ontario Jockey chih will seek new legiststioa Is 1 cover the situation. Hamilton, out.. Msreh II "The Snpreme Conrt decision will hae no eBecl whaltMr on racing al our coarse," said Secretarj a. It. Umdoa of the Hamilton Jockey Crab this afternoon. "The sport will he c meted as usual The dectelon will oalj cnange the form of betting."

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