BCLC Launches Interactive Live Casino Experience on PlayNow.com Studio operations support 50 new, local jobs in Metro Vancouver31/01/2018
BCLC today launches a unique new Live Casino experience on PlayNow.com, featuring live table games streamed in real-time video, to enhance entertainment experiences for players while creating new, local jobs in B.C.
Popular in European and Asian jurisdictions, Live Casino is the first of its kind offered on a regulated gambling website in Canada. Part of BCLC’s strategy to enhance the overall entertainment experience for players, Live Casino delivers an authentic casino experience – online – where real dealers shuffle, deal and interact with players.
Developed and operated by Evolution Gaming out of a New Westminster studio, Live Casino’s operations support 50 new, local jobs. Over time, the studio could create up to 170 new jobs in Metro Vancouver as Live Casino operations expand across Canada and in different languages.
In order to continue providing exceptional entertainment and to sustain long-term business growth, BCLC offers new games and experiences for our players in a socially responsible way. PlayNow.com customers who enjoy online, live casino games now have access to them on a regulated site, instead of the current illegally operated grey-market only options.
Live Casino on PlayNow.com features ten table games – including blackjack, two types of baccarat and two types of roulette – on desktop and mobile devices, 16 hours a day.
All Live Casino operations adhere to BCLC standards, policies and procedures to ensure a safe and secure online gambling experience, as well as a number of responsible-gambling safeguards. Employees must complete BCLC Appropriate Response Training to communicate effectively with players and provide problem-gambling resource information, if required. PlayNow.com is the first site to receive accreditation through the Responsible Gambling Council, demonstrating commitment to safe play.
BCLC offers socially responsible gambling entertainment while generating income to benefit all British Columbians. Each year, proceeds from BCLC games help fund important health, education and community programs across B.C.