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Guide to Online Casino in Canada

Online gambling in Canada

Online gambling is becoming more popular in Canada, with thousands of Canadians using recently established online casino sites to place bets. Currently, gambling in Canada is regulated at the provincial level, with each province and territory having its own laws and regulations. In some provinces, online gambling is fully legal and regulated. 


theScore Bet is currently only live in Ontario, however British Columbia, Quebec, and Manitoba all also offer online casino games and sports betting to residents of their respective provinces. 


While the legal age for gambling in most provinces is either 18 or 19, you must be 19+ to bet on theScore Bet.

How to play casino online games in Canada

We're somewhat biased, but we'd recommend starting out with a licensed and reputable online casino like ourselves. We're proud to boast that theScore Bet® is licensed by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) to operate in Canada.


To get your online gambling journey started, follow these steps and you'll be soon playing casino games online in Canada:


  • Creating an account: Head over to theScore Bet website and click the "Sign Up" button. Alternatively, you can download theScore Bet’s official app from the Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Then, fill in the required information, such as your name, date of birth, email address, and password. You must also provide proof of identity and age to verify your account.
  • Making a deposit: Once your account is verified, you can make your first deposit. Click on the "Deposit" button and choose your preferred payment method. theScore Bet accepts various payment methods, such as credit cards, e-wallets, and online banking. 
  • Applying a bonus: If you have a bonus code, you can apply it during the deposit process. Enter the code in the designated field to claim your bonus. Make sure you go through the promotion's terms before claiming it, to find out if there are any wagering conditions attached. 
  • Choosing a game: Browse our library to select a game you want to play. theScore Bet offers various casino games, including slots, table games, and live dealer games. You can filter the games by category or use the search bar to find a specific game. Once you've found a game you like, click on it to start playing.

theScore Bet Casino

Several features make us here at theScore Bet Sportsbook and Casino stand out from our competitors. Here are some of the best features that make theScore Bet the best online casino in Canada:


  • Deposit methods: Enjoy a variety of convenient deposit methods, including credit/debit cards, e-wallets, and online banking.
  • Quick payouts: Experience fast and efficient payout methods, including e-wallets, online banking, and check.
  • Mobile app available: theScore Bet iOS and Android mobile apps make it easy to access your account and play your favourite games on the go.
  • Licensed in Canada: theScore Bet is a licensed online casino in Canada by AGCO.
  • Low deposit required: theScore Bet allows players to make $10 minimum deposits, making it accessible for all types of players, whether they're new to online gambling or experienced players.
  • Bonus offers for customers: theScore Bet offers several bonus offers and promotions to its customers, including a 100% deposit match of up to $1,000 for new customers.
  • Customer support: We have a dedicated support team that is available 24/7 to assist you with any questions or issues you may have.
  • Live betting: Enjoy live casino action on games such as live blackjack, live roulette, and live poker.
  • A wide array of games available: Choose from a wide variety of casino games, including table games such as poker, blackjack, & roulette, slots, and live dealer games, from top game providers in the industry.

Casino bonuses

Here at theScore Bet, we offer several different types of bonuses to players, including:


  • Welcome Bonus: This bonus is offered to new players when they first sign up for an account. theScore Bet Casino matches 100% your first deposit up to $1,000 with Bonus Bets.
  • Cashback Bonus: theScore Bet Casino offers a Bonus Bet of up to $500 to players who lose their initial bet. Only losing initial bets qualify for this bonus.

Popular casino games available at theScore Bet

Without a doubt, theScore Bet Casino is one of the leading casinos in the Canadian market, on account of our wide range of games. Below is a breakdown of some of the most popular casino games currently available at theScore Bet Casino. 

​​​Online casino games

At theScore Bet Casino, our library features hundreds of exciting games. Here are some of the most popular online casino games you can play:


  • Slots: theScore Bet offers a wide variety of slot games, including classic slots, video slots, Megaways slots, and progressive jackpot slots. Some popular slot titles include Starburst, Gonzo's Quest, and Sweet Bonanza.​​
  • Blackjack: Some popular blackjack variations offered at theScore Bet include Speed Blackjack, First Person Blackjack, Salon Prive Blackjack, and Infinite Blackjack.
  • Roulette: Some of the types of roulette offered at theScore Bet include European Roulette, American Roulette, First Person Roulette, and Lightning Roulette.
  • Video Poker: Some popular video poker variations offered at theScore Bet include Three Card Poker and Ultimate Texas Hold 'em.
  • Daily Giveaway: Players in Ontario can get 10 ​Bonus Spins for eligible slot games for every 50 cash wagers you place on certain Gotta Go Jackpot games.

Live casino games

Apart from the thousands of games in our collection, you can also join in on the live action by trying some of our live casino games such as:


  • Live Blackjack: Some popular live blackjack variations offered at theScore Bet include Infinite Blackjack, Power Blackjack, and Speed Blackjack.
  • Live Roulette: Some popular live roulette variations offered at theScore Bet include Lightning Roulette, Immersive Roulette, and Double Ball Roulette.
  • Live Baccarat: Some popular live baccarat variations offered at theScore Bet include Baccarat Squeeze, Speed Baccarat, Golden Wealth Baccarat, and No Commission Baccarat.

Online casino FAQs

Here are the answers to some of the commonly asked questions and answers about online casino gambling in Canada:

Is it legal to gamble online in Canada?

Yes, online gambling is legal in Canada. However, gambling is currently regulated at the provincial level, meaning that each province has its own laws and regulations governing online gambling.

Do I have to pay taxes on online gambling winnings?

In Canada, most online gambling winnings are not taxable. However, if you are a professional gambler and gambling is your primary source of income, you may be subject to taxes.

Can I use a prepaid credit card to gamble online?

No, theScore Bet Casino does not accept prepaid credit cards as a form of payment. These are the accepted deposit methods: credit cards, e-wallets, and online banking. 

How do online casino bonuses work?

Online casino bonuses both appeal to new customers and keep pre-existing customers satisfied, all at the same time. There's great diversity among bonuses, which can be in the form of Bonus Spins, deposit matches, or cash back. When participating in promotions, it is crucial that you read the terms and conditions to understand how to earn any bonuses and learn how to use them.

Why are online casinos so popular in Canada?

Online casinos like theScore Bet are popular in Canada because they offer a convenient and accessible way to play casino games from anywhere.

How do I know if an online casino is safe and trustworthy?

Ensure the casino is licensed and regulated by a recognized authority and it uses advanced security measures such as SSL encryption, and firewalls to protect their players' personal and financial information.

Are online casino games fair?

Yes, online casino games are fair as casinos use RGNS to ensure their games remain unpredictable. Additionally, many casinos undergo regular audits by independent third-party organisations to verify the fairness of their games.

Can I play casino games on my mobile device?

Yes, theScore Bet Casino offers mobile versions of their games that you can play on your smartphone or tablet via the mobile app.

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