Play Now casino is exclusive Canadian casinos that offers slots, poker, lotto games as well as live casino for Canucks. You can play at this casino instantly without any download even on your cell phones. This casino came into existence in 2004 when BCLC thought that Canadian gamers are more interested in slots games, sports betting, table games; keno, bingo and lottery games. The British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) therefore created Play Now for British Columbia residents and soon expanded to other provinces in Canada giving players one hub of online destination to find all the games that any Canuck may wish to enjoy.
Licensed and operated this by BCLC Play Now is part of this same corporation which oversees BC Casinos and Lottery in your local retailers and offers online games for the Canadians to enjoy with any gaming device instantly.
Live Casino at Play Now
Live Casino is an exciting offer by Play Now for players to enjoy their favourite table games. You can enjoy Live Blackjack, Live Roulette and Live 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.
- To get started first you need to open your casino account like normally you do in other online casinos.
- Simply type https://www.playnow.com/live-casino/ on your web or mobile browser and hit enter
- You will get access to live casino in seconds
- Now click on Sign Up button on the top right hand corner of the homepage.
The registration is a four step process
- First step demands you to enter your name, email and phone number
- Second step you need to enter your credit card information, Address and Date of Birth
- Third step asks you to have a user name and password and two security question and answers
- Fourth step verifies your account.
Now that you have opened your live casino account at Play Now you need to make an initial deposit as live casino can only be played with real money that is real CAD.
You can easily fund the casino account as you need to use VISA/Mastercard, Interac or online bill payment to fund the casino and the mimimum deposit amount is CA$5.
Also remember 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.
There are many ongoing offers at Play Now to play at live casino. 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.
Now go to live casino and 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!
Alternatively, demo videos of betting on each of the game types are also available.
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.
- Live Blackjack you can bet minimum for C$5 and maximum bet is C$1500
- Live Baccarat offers minimum bet of C$1 and maximum bet of C$1000
- Live Roulette offers minimum bet of C$1 and maximum bet of C$1000
- Live Auto Roulette offers minimum bet of 25cents and maximum bet of C$1000
You may withdraw funds from your account if you win at any time to your bank account.
Note that when withdrawing you need to adhere to BCLC withdrawal policies as 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.
Note that the Live Casino studio is open 18 hours per day. The hours for BC are 10:00am PT to 4:00am PT. These hours may increase in the future.
If you find any difficulty in playing at Live casino then you can contact Customer Support 24/7 at phone number 1-877-706-6789 or email here or read the help topics provided online. If you want you can send them a postal as well at 74 West Seymour Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 1E2