Play Now is the new Live Casino for Canadian players to enjoy live dealer games online with their PC or cell phone. You can play your favourite table games of Blackjack, Roulette and Baccarat 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. Live Casino game outcomes are determined with real cards whereas other table games on PlayNow use a random number generator to determine game outcomes.
About Play Now Live Casino
PlayNow came into existence in 2004 and is a Canadian, state-licensed gambling site that is operated by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) for British Columbia residents.
Lately the Play Now Live Casino came into being as Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, had its new state-of-the-art studio in Canada, in the New Westminster area of British Columbia.
The new purpose-built Live Casino production complex, Evolution’s is its eighth studio and its first outside of Europe . This is the result of an agreement to provide Live Casino solutions for BCLC. The vast 16,000 square foot studio is located above the newly developed Anvil Centre alongside the Fraser River and the revitalised, award-winning Westminster Pier Park. From here Live Casino games and services are provided initially for BCLC via the corporations PlayNow.com website.
For those who don’t know PlayNow is part of this same corporation which oversees BC Casinos and Lottery in your local retailers. Play now offers lottery, 50/50, Keno, Casino, Live Casino, Sports, Pools, Poker and Bingo online for the Canadians to enjoy.
Live Casino and other games to enjoy at Play Now
Evolution gaming studio was launched with Live Roulette, Blackjack and Baccarat games, but with the intention to expand services within this space and roll out Live Casino solutions for operators in other Canadian provinces. These provinces operate non-competitively in Canada’s regulated market, so will be able to share generic Live Casino tables, while also having the option to offer their own dedicated tables.
The other games besides live casino to enjoy at Play Now are exclusive slot games at Casino, to a full suite of Sports Betting, Lottery and Keno available on your PC or 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 table 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
How to begin playing at live casino?
All you need is to go to https://www.playnow.com/live-casino/ with your PC or cell phone or tablet.
Tap or click on any of the Live Casino game and the game 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. You can place bet as low as CAD$1 and max bet you can place is CAD$500 to play Live tables.
Remember that the Live Casino studio is open 16 hours per day. The hours for BC are 10:00am PT to 2:00am PT. These hours may increase in the future.
Also note that the Live Casino balance updates each time it connects with the PlayNow server but these two systems are not always connected. For example, if you deposit money to your PlayNow account while the Live Casino client is open, you will not see your balance update in the Live Casino client until an event occurs that requires the client to contact the PlayNow server. Here are some examples of events that require the two servers to connect: launching the Live Casino client; opening a table; making a wager; settling a wager.
Bonuses and Promotions
Though there is not specific bonus for live casino but there are several promotions at this casino. When playing at the casinos even at Live casino 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
To play live casino you need real money account. 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.
Points to note
Remember that to register for PlayNow.com Live casino, 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
In case you have issue or want to know something about live casino you can contact Customer Support 24/7 at phone number 1-877-706-6789 or email here or read the help topics provided online. Or you can mail them at 74 West Seymour Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 1E2