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Online Poker Winnings – Taxable in Canada or the US?

A recent Canadian tax court case confirmed that an online poker player’s winnings were not subject to Canadian income tax.  In Radonjic  V. The Queen, 2013 FCC 916, Peter Radonjic, a Coquitlam BC resident, paused his career as a lawyer to play online poker on a full time basis.  The case centered on whether his online poker activities were a business established for the purpose of making a profit.  Mr. Radonjic’s activities included spending more time reading about, practicing and… Read More