Below is a list of the main families of games that you will find at online casinos in Canada, with or without downloading.
The table games family includes card games like blackjack, poker and baccarat, dice games like craps, and other types of games like roulette and sic bo. Some are purely games of chance, such as roulette, while others, such as poker and blackjack, involve player skill.
Slot machines are the undisputed stars of online casino games. Every site offers hundreds of them, provided by companies such as Netent, Microgaming, etc.: classic 3 and 5 reel slots, video slots, games inspired by movies, mythology or television. There is something for everyone!
Video poker is a sort of mix between poker and slot machines. The game works like a slot machine: you press a button and get a combination of cards. The goal is to make the strongest possible poker hands.
Progressive games, usually slot machines, pool the money wagered by all players. The jackpots are not fixed but are constantly changing and can reach huge amounts.
Live dealer games.
These new types of games allow you to participate, through the magic of new technologies, in a game of roulette, poker or blackjack animated by a real croupier.
Free and real money games
Today, Canadian and foreign online casino games are generally compatible with all operating systems on tablets, cell phones and computers.
You can play by downloading software or without downloading from your web browser. You also have the choice of whether or not to pay for the game: most games are free.
Free games offer many advantages, especially for beginners. You can play without registration or commitment, which is very convenient when you want to test and compare several sites before choosing one.
And since you don’t have to bet any money, you can’t lose any. Don’t hesitate to take advantage of this to learn new games and test strategies.
But a big part of the casino’s fun is playing for real money, taking risks and winning big. To play for real money at the casino, you will need to create an account at a casino, and deposit funds by wire transfer, e-wallet or credit card.
Then it’s up to you to play: if you’re smart and patient, and if you’re lucky, you might win the jackpot!