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, 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
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)
- Note that use of prepaid or corporate credit cards is not permitted
Bonuses and Promotions
There are several promotions at this casino. When playing at the casinos you have CA$100 sign up bonus when you make a deposit.
Enter promo code CASINO100 and make your first deposit of a minimum of $100. If your initial deposit is less than $100, you will no longer be eligible for the promotion. Then once you’ve cumulative spent $500 you will automatically receive your $100 Casino Free Play Token. The $100 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.