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British Columbia to launch online gaming on Thursday

TAGs: BCLC, British Columbia, playnow.com

PlayNow-BCLCIs it just us, or is British Columbia rapidly morphing into Canada’s Nevada? Of course, one’s a rainforest and the other’s a desert, but they sure as hell have gambling in common. First, B.C.’s Lottery Commission raised (and we mean raised) the maximum weekly online betting limit from $120 to $9,999. Then they announced the construction of a massive resort casino in downtown Vancouver. Now on Thursday, B.C. is set to become the first state/province in North America to offer legal online casino gaming via some 75 different games on its PlayNow.com website. At this rate, it will soon be illegal not to gamble in Beautiful British Columbia. Read more.

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