Canadians love the lottery and they are excited to see Canada Win. Each day there are lotto winners and hundreds of winners stories to read. At the BCLC lottery the winners get the opportunity to fulfil their dreams as the latest winner of BC/49 was Christian Nalda from Richmond who won $2 million on the November 2017 draw and wants to retire at 40 and join his family back in the Philippines. Similarly in the Lotto Max lottery draw, there was a surprise gift of CAD$1 million on the birthday of Nachhatar Dhaliwal of Abbotsford in the October 2017 draw.
Canadian lotteries be it 50/50, Keno, Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49. BC/49, Daily Grand, Scratch and Win, Poker Lotto, Pacific Hold’em Poker or pull tabs all are offered by a BCLC through their online casino site called Play Now.
Play Now was launched in 2004 with the sole intention of offering lotteries to play, slots, poker, live casinos, sports betting and other games to enjoy under one umbrella of Play Now. This Canadian-friendly casino is operated by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) for British Columbia residents. You can enjoy the games with your cell phone be it Android or iOS or with your PC or laptop.
Playing Lotteries with Play Now
Playing lotteries with Play Now is easy. All you need is to first register yourself at the Play Now casino to enjoy lotto and other slot games.
- Visit https://www.playnow.com/ with your PC or cell phone.
- Click on Sign Up or go to https://www.playnow.com/register/
- Fill out the registration form with your full name, email, and phone number.
- Next enter your credit card number, Address, City, Province, PIN code and Date of Birth.
- Once done you will get an email verification, click on the link and get going.
- Now visit the home page and click on Lottery. You will get the option to buy a lottery ticket of your choice.
Click on the buy tickets link given under each lotto category create your ticket or choose a quick-pick package.
Also, check your lottery results and all lotto draws easily.
- You must be a BC resident and 19+ years of age to play lotteries or other casino games
- Also you 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
Grab Lottery bonuses like Buy a $20 LOTTO MAX pack and get one free extra or add a Keno Bonus for a chance to multiply your prize.
Play Now Casino games
At Play Now you can choose to play free slots or indulge in real-time gaming with CAD. Make a deposit as low as CA$5 and begin to enjoy real money games like Live casino, slots, table games, and sports betting of your choice.
The games menu contains 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.
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. You can play against players from across the country with big guaranteed jackpots in Bingo.
In the sports section, you can play pools, bet on sports or take part in live betting. Also, take part in poker tournaments.
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! Remember that PlayNow supports multiple devices and operating systems including iOS, Android and Blackberry 10 cell phones.
Bonuses and promotions
Have a welcome bonus by just entering the coupon code and getting it redeemed easily as a new player.
Enter the promo code WELCOME20 on the ‘My Promotions’ page. Make a first deposit of a minimum of $20. Spend $100 in cash (cumulative) on any PlayNow casino games (excluding Live Casino). Learn more about wagering requirements.
Or 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 $5 Free! 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 free 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 easily fund the casino account with your VISA/Mastercard, Interac or online bill payment to play real money games or buy lotto tickets and the minimum deposit amount is CA$5- CAD$20. Also, there are lottery subscriptions to buy.
You may withdraw funds from your account at any time right to your bank account.
Note that when withdrawing you need to adhere to BCLC withdrawal policies as follows:
- 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 contact 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.
Playing lottery or slots is easy but in case you need to clarify any doubt 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 to 74 West Seymour Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 1E2