PlayNow was launched in 2004 and is a Canadian, state-licensed gambling site that is operated by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) for British Columbia residents.
The Province of B.C. founded BCLC 30 years ago with the purpose of giving back to British Columbia and helping communities grow. PlayNow is part of this same corporation which oversees BC Casinos and Lottery in your local retailers. This means that revenue generated through Playnow is invested into the province to support programs and services from healthcare and education to social services and infrastructure projects.
Play now offers lottery, 50/50, Keno, Casino, Live Casino, Sports, Pools, Poker and Bingo online for the Canadians to enjoy.
Play Now casino games
It is said that when you play with BCLC, you play it forward. From exclusive slot games at Casinos to a full suite of Sports Betting, Lottery and Casino products available on your cell phone; it offers a customizable experience for every player type. You can play against players from across the country with big guaranteed jackpots in Bingo.
The games menu contain Playnow exclusive games, Blackjack games, table games, new games, 9 line slots, 20 line slots, free spin slots progressive jackpots, All slots, video poker , reactors, powerbucks, arcade games and scratch card games.
The lottery section includes games Lotto 6/49 ticket, LOTTO MAX ticket, BC/49 ticket, DAILY GRAND ticket, Play Keno and Pacific Hold’Em Poker
In sports section you can play pools, bet on sports or take part in live betting. Also take part in poker tournaments
You can also enjoy Live Casino where beautiful live dealers offer Canucks Live Blackjack, Live Roulette and Live Baccarat from the comfort of your home. Live Casino games are streamed in real-time video, delivering an authentic gambling experience where real dealers shuffle, deal and interact with players, just like in a real casino.
Clicking on any of the Live Casino game tiles will launch Live Casino in a new pop up window. You can watch on any game table without sitting down or placing a bet, so feel free to open it and look around!
To place a bet, pick your game type and/or table. If you selected Blackjack, pick an available (green) seat at the table. Select a chip value, then select a betting spot, and your bet is placed. Now the game plays out and your bet is settled based on the game outcome.
Remember that PlayNow Mobile supports multiple devices and operating systems including iOS, Android and Blackberry 10 cell phones.
Note that to register for PlayNow.com, the following is required:
- Must be a BC resident
- Must be 19+ years of age
- Must have a valid Visa, Visa Debit, Mastercard or Mastercard Debit under your name and be the primary cardholder (this information is only used to validate your identity)
- Use of prepaid or corporate credit cards is not permitted
Bonuses and Promotions
There are several promotions at this casino. In fact each game has its own bonuses to offer. When playing at the casinos you have CA$20 sign up bonus when you make a deposit.
Enter promo code WELCOME20 and make your first deposit of a minimum of $20. Spend $100 in cash (cumulative) on any PlayNow casino games (excluding Live Casino).
Then, once you have spent $100 (cumulative), you will automatically receive your $20 Casino Freeplay Token.
The $20 Casino Sign Up Bonus Casino Token has a thirty times (30x) wagering requirement.
Also try Sports Pools and get a $5 Freebet! Pick the Pool. Pick the winners. Bet $5. Win or Share the JACKPOT.
Sign up and enter the promo code for a chance to receive a 100% matched Freebet of up to $50 on your Sports bet.
There are various other promotions and offers like CA$10 hourly free roll bonus or $2,500 new player freeroll and many others which you can find here in detail.
Deposits and withdrawals
You can use VISA/Mastercard, Interac online or online bill payment to fund the casino and the mimimum deposit amount is CA$5.
You may withdraw funds from your account at any time subject to BCLC withdrawal policies including the following:
All funds must be withdrawn to your bank account (Unless you are making a withdrawal of $100,000 or more.)
For withdrawals of $1,000 or more, you must provide BCLC with your occupation as required by Federal anti-money laundering regulations.
For withdrawals of $100,000 or more, BCLC will present you with your money by cheque in person. A BCLC representative will be contacting you at the telephone number you have provided in your PlayNow.com player profile to arrange for payment.
It takes two business days for BCLC to process your withdrawal. Once this is completed, the transaction will typically require approximately one business day before it will appear in your bank account. The time required will vary depending on your financial institution.
Or you can mail them at 74 West Seymour Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 1E2