Danielle Bush

Partner | Toronto


Portrait of Danielle Bush

International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to Gambling Laws and Regulations 2020

Chapter: Canada

Danielle Bush, with the assistance of Brandon Meyer (Articling Student), authored the chapter on Canada in the 2020 edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Gambling Laws and Regulations. The publication covers common issues in gambling law in 39 jurisdictions...


Danielle Bush quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily on gambling infraction by electronic game manufacturer

The Lawyer's Daily, "Randomness in prize winning makes bar game illegal, rules Ontario Appeal Court"

The article concerns an Ontario Court of Appeal decision which deemed an electronic terminal game to be illegal because prize allocation involved both skill and chance. “At trial level, the court held that the random nature of the prize allocation...


BC Liquor and Cannabis Branch Updates Online Sale and Delivery of Alcohol Policy

On May 24, 2019, the British Columbia Liquor Control and Cannabis Regulation Branch (the “BC Liquor Branch”) updated its policies to clarify who will be held liable for non-compliance with the Liquor Control and Licensing Act (the “Act”) during the...


Danielle Bush quoted in Globe and Mail article on internet gambling policy in Ontario

The Globe and Mail, "Internet-gambling interests bet on lobbyists with PC ties for a quick win in Ontario"

It was a policy change most didn’t see coming. In their first budget, Doug Ford’s Ontario Progressive Conservatives signalled they intend to become the first provincial government to “legalize” internet gambling. Danielle Bush comments that “Canadian law doesn’t prohibit provinces...


International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to Gambling 2019: Canadian Chapter

Danielle Bush authors the Canadian chapter in The International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to Gambling 2019, a practical cross-border insight into gambling law. Topics include: Relevant Authorities and Legislation Application for a Licence and Licence Restrictions Online / Mobile /...


International Comparative Legal Guide to Gambling 2018

Danielle Bush authored the chapter on Canadian gambling law in the 2018 edition of International Comparative Guide to Gambling. This international resource covers common issues in gambling laws and regulations across 34 jurisdictions. Download the chapter in PDF format or...


Danielle Bush speaks on “The Lynda Steele Show” about the impact of the US Supreme Court decision on sports gambling

What impact could the Supreme Court decision to make sports gambling legal in the US have on Canadian bettors? Danielle Bush speaks on possible implications. Listen to the program.


Danielle Bush interviewed on the US Supreme Court’s Decision on Sports Betting

Danielle Bush discusses the US Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the federal law banning sports betting on TSN’s Scott MacArthur show.


The Phantom of Single Game Betting in Canada

Canadian Gaming Lawyer Magazine, "The Phantom of Single Game Betting in Canada"

This money not only represents potential revenue lost to the government, but is also believed to directly contribute to organized crime. As a result, one topic that has garnered considerable attention over the past few years has been the prohibition...


Danielle Bush quoted in Globe and Mail on sports betting and match fixing in Canada

The Globe and Mail, "Debate over sports betting bill shines light on billion-dollar grey zone"

Canadians like the Super Bowl and they like gambling. When the two combine, the result is a massive payday for this country’s underground market in sports betting. Bettors will wager about $150-million on sports this weekend through offshore websites and illegal...


Danielle Bush interviewed on CBC’s Here and Now

CBC Radio, "Here & Now"

Danielle Bush, a partner in Miller Thomson’s Toronto office and an expert in gaming and lotteries law, was interviewed for CBC Radio’s Here and Now on the topic of the legality of office lottery pools. The interview focused on a...


Danielle Bush quoted on gaming regulation in industry publications

Miller Thomson’s Danielle Bush, a partner in the Toronto office whose practice focuses on regulatory, technology and commercial law, is quoted in a Business in Vancouver article on sports match-fixing. In the article, “Canada needs law to battle sports match-fixing,...


Changes to Canada’s AML Law Target Online Casinos

World Online Gambling Law Report, Volume 13, Issue 06, June 2014