About Us Playcasinos.ca (formerly casinos.co) has been around since 2013, and is dedicated to giving Canadian players comprehensive and accurate information related to gambling online.

From reviews of the latest and most exciting slots, to evaluations of the best (and worst) online casinos on the market for Canadian players, Playcasinos.ca aims to be your guide to the weird and wonderful world of online gaming.

The world of online casinos has grown in leaps and bounds, and it can be exhausting to figure out which casinos will provide you with an engaging, exciting entertainment experience, that’s also good value for money and can be trusted with your winnings.

But that’s what we’re here for. Our objective at Playcasinos.ca is to create an online casino information website where you can rest assured that you’re getting all the facts, allowing you to make up your mind on whether a game or a casino is worth your precious time and money.

Our casinos are independently and honestly reviewed but if you sign up and make a deposit through our site, we will earn a commission from our partners.

We take pride in our honest and detailed casino and slot reviews. As a team with several years of experience in the world of online gaming, we continue to work diligently to improve and build upon the information we include on this site.

Of course, the end user is you, our reader. If you have any suggestions on how we can improve, anything that’s currently missing from Playcasinos.ca, what we could do better on the site, or simply want to say hello to us, please feel free to contact us any time you like! Comments and feedback are happily welcomed, and we aim to get back to you within 24 hours.

What do we do at Playcasinos.ca?

The Team Behind Playcasinos

Playcasinos.ca - Who We Are

The Playcasinos.ca team is made up of writers, researchers, site managers and all-round casino geeks. Together, we have more than 30 years of experience within the world of online gaming.

What we all have in common is a passion for online gaming that’s fun, safe and healthy. We want to share the best games and casinos we find online, and warn you off the ones which are a waste of time – and that’s really the mission statement of Playcasinos.ca.

Here’s a little bit of information about our main contributors.

Geraldine Nguyen - Playcasinos.ca Geraldine Nguyen Geraldine Nguyen graduated from the University of Guelph (go Gryphons!) with a degree in Commerce and a minor in English. She started out as a junior business analyst before quickly realising that there’s not that much scope for creative writing – which she sorely missed – in the industry. This led her to take on a series of copywriting jobs, including travel brochures and real estate websites. In 2016, slightly burnt out on writing about condos in York Mills, the opportunity for a casino content writer turned up on Playcasinos.ca and the rest is history. Geraldine now gets to flex her creative muscles by writing pithy slot and casino reviews, while using her analytical talents to figure out which casinos and slots are worth your time. She has a soft spot for slots with a great backstory but she loves the thrill of a high volatility game. Geraldine loves dogs and in her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her ridiculously spoilt daschund Frederick.

Geraldine’s picks

Casino: Lucky Days

Slot: Dead or Alive II

Contact Geraldine: [email protected]/[email protected]

Marie-Claire Graham Marie-Claire Graham Marie-Claire holds a bachelor’s degree in Design from Conestoga College and therefore has a personal loathing for ugly-looking games and casinos. Seriously, people are spending money on these things, why not give them an aesthetically pleasing experience? Bad user design is her pet peeve. She likes games that have captivating graphics, but usually turns the sound off unless it’s something really special because it gets in the way of her podcasts (currently binge-listening to Imagined Life). If she’s not writing scathing reviews for Playcasinos.ca, she’s probably doing freelance graphic design work and playing tennis. (No Bianca Andreescu jokes please.)

Marie-Claire’s picks

Casino: Frank & Fred

Slot: Cygnus

Contact Marie-Claire: [email protected]

Felix Boucher Felix Boucher Felix Boucher is an anthropology graduate from the University of Montreal. Having a keen interest in the wheres and whyfores of how people behave the way they do, Felix’s first encounter with the world of online casinos was while researching ‘why people gamble’ for a university term paper. Little did he know that after college he would end up working for a casino review website – but life always happens when we least expect it. Nowadays, he certainly has a clearer idea of why people gamble, and makes sure that people are spending their hard-earned money on casinos that treat them with the respect and rewards they deserve. Fluent in both French and English, Felix spends his days carefully curating translations for the French audience of Playcasinos.ca, and listening to music. He has a special fondness for rap québ.

Felix’s picks

Casino: LeoVegas

Slot: Tiger King

Contact Felix: [email protected]

Other contributors

Emma Bennett Emma Bennett Emma’s first-ever Google search was “degrassi show times” (she was 9 years old.) Little did she know that this would be the start of a life-long relationship with search engines and the way they interact and fulfil user needs. Her strength lies in making Playcasinos.ca as accessible and easy for users to find as possible, finding out what questions casino users are asking, and getting them the best answers on the web. She strongly believes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, as it gives her the fuel to whip Playcasinos into shape during the remaining hours. She believes burger menus are the scourge of modern website design.

Emma’s picks

Casino: Betsafe

Slot: Deco Diamonds

Contact Emma: [email protected]

Tim Robinson Tim Robinson For Tim, poker is the name of the game. He was one of the youngsters who got swept up during the great online poker boom of the early aughts, and his love for the game has never abated. He believes that as a game, poker gives you a lot of valuable life skills, including an impeccable poker face which comes in handy when it comes to his other great passion – playing practical jokes. Tim was one of the first contributors to Playcasinos.ca, and his talent and enthusiasm for casino games helped build up the site into what it is today. That’s why we still put up with his jokes (just kidding…or are we?) He is the person to get in touch with if you encounter any problems when navigating the site.

Tim’s Picks

Casino: 888

Slot: Prefers poker over any slot, to be honest.

Contact Tim: [email protected]/[email protected]

Adam Nadeau Adam Nadeau Adam is the founding father of the site and has been around since the very beginning. He started Playcasinos.ca out of a college dorm room in 2013 as a personal blog documenting his favorite slots and sharing his games expertise with the world. Since then, he has seen it grow from a scrappy little site to the Canadian casino review hub we all know and love. An online slots fiend with a high tolerance for risk, Adam also has a number of surprisingly serene hobbies, including hiking, camping and fishing (the stress of playing high volatility games all day has to come out somewhere, right?) As the site has grown, his site manager duties have been delegated and he now handles sales and marketing for Playcasinos.

Adam’s Picks

Casino: Wildz

Slot: Bonanza

Contact Adam: [email protected]/[email protected]

How do we rate online casinos?

There are a lot of things we factor in when rating and reviewing a new casino. With our years of experience in the iGaming industry, we know what’s what.

But, here’s a general overview of what we keep a beady eye out for:

  • Does this casino have a reputable license?
  • Does this casino accept Canadian players?
  • Does this casino accept CAD currency?
  • Does this casino have Canadian payment methods, like iDebit and Interac?
  • Does the casino cash out winnings quickly after a withdrawal request?
  • Does the casino have a wide selection of games from providers available in the CA market?
  • Does the casino have reliable and 24/7 customer support?

If the answer to most or all of these is yes, than the casino is very likely to earn a high rating from us.

How do we rate slots?

New slots come out every week and our reviews are always honest and unfiltered, with ratings to match. Here’s what we base our slot ratings on:

  • Is the game well-executed or does it look sloppy and unappealing?
  • Does the game have any special features, such as a free spins bonus game?
  • Is the theme original or is it something we’ve seen a hundred times before?
  • What’s the maximum amount you can win on the slot?
  • Is the gameplay engaging or is it like watching paint dry?
  • What’s the payout on the slot?
  • Does the volatility of the slot match how much it pays out?
  • And most importantly – is it available to players in Canada?

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