Canada's First Live Casino Awarded License

Publish: 10.02.2018

Canadian online gaming market is expanding and offering new services to an ever-increasing number of demanding players.

According to available information, the Canadian authorities have adopted a new procedure required to expand online gaming services. The first to benefit from it is the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC), who has received the license to operate live casino games through its PlayNow platform.

The Industry Keeps On Growing

The latest move shows the online gambling industry on the North American continent is on the rise, while the Canadian expansion of online services can be an example all other regulated markets should follow in the near future.

When it comes to the new offer, players will be definitely looking forward to live table games streamed in real-time, while the operators promise an enhanced entertainment experience. On the other hand, the expansion means new jobs.

Although very popular among players in Europe and Asia, this the first Live Casino offered on a regulated website in Canada. According to the official statement, the launch of Live Casino is a part of the BCLC’s strategy to offer its customers an enhanced entertainment experience.

A Truly Authentic Experience – Online

With authentic casino experience online, with real dealers shuffling and dealing cards, and interacting with players, Live Casino visitors will be able to enjoy in a truly unique playing experience.

The official statement stated all Live Casino operation complied with BCLC standards, policies and procedures in order to ensure a safe and secure online gambling experience, as well as a number of responsible-gambling safeguards. The report also said employees needed to complete BCLC Appropriate Response Training to communicate effectively with players and provide problem-gambling resource information, if required.

With this move, PlayNow.com became the first site to receive accreditation via the Responsible Gambling Council.