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How Gambling Works

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Skill & Knowledge

Learn how skill and knowledge factor into games of chance

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Finding Help

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Finding Help

If you find yourself gambling too much, or if it no longer feels like a game, there’s help if you need it.

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Thanks to our players, billions of dollars have supported communities and help B.C. grow.

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About Online Gambling

The world is changing fast. So is the definition of entertainment. Many players today like having the option to play online and to enjoy the virtual version of their favourite games while connecting with players in B.C. and across the country.

Thanks to PlayNow.com, you have a safe, secure and legal way to play online and feel good about the benefits BCLC delivers to all British Columbians.

We have been offering players options to play their favourite games online since 2004.

Revenues generated by PlayNow.com stay in the province to support communities, Provincial programs and charities – the same way all BCLC games do.

The PlayNow.com experience

PlayNow.com is the place to go for the latest, most popular games.

When you log on to the site you'll notice the easy-to-use gaming platform with attractive graphics and realistic gameplay for an experience that's second to none.

Play lottery, sports, bingo and slot games or any of your favourite table games like Blackjack, Sic Bo, Craps and Roulette, among others.

Through our Canadian Poker Network, you can also play poker with players in Quebec.

We have more than 190,000 British Columbians currently registered and playing over 100 games.

Safety &Security

PlayNow.com gives you a safe and secure online gaming experience if you choose to gamble online.

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PlayNow.com Business to Business

We are offering our services to other jurisdictions interested in providing regulated online gambling to their players.

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