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Most Popular Online Casino Games in Canada

Online casinos provide hundreds of games to Canadians. They’re easily accessible affordable and safe. Owing to that backdrop, their popularity is on the rise.

Below is an overview of Canadian casino games you might want to try out in 2022.

1. Slots

This game is mostly a game of luck. Therefore, if you prefer a game of luck over a game of strategy, Slots is the perfect fit. It involves spinning to match specific symbols once the reels stop spinning and just like that, you get your winnings.

There is a very wide variety of themes to pick from, for instance, themes from movies and tv shows. There are also different amounts to play for, and different types of jackpots as well.

The simplicity of the game makes it more enjoyable as you do not need to do much to win. One example of slots is video slots. When you hit ‘spin,’ and a machine stops to reveal three to seven winning symbols in video slots, you win your prize. Other online slots in Canada also offer in-game rewards like multipliers to increase your profits or free spins to prolong your gaming time.

2. Blackjack

Blackjack has been a players’ favorite for a long time, because of its combined use of strategy and luck. The strategy part allows for seasoned players to show their experience while luck normally favors beginners and allows them to continue learning. Just like other games, there is a wide range to be picked from, but the most popular is the live dealer games.

The most interesting thing about this game is that players do not compete with each other, but they compete with the dealer. This makes it less competitive but more strategic.

Some basic strategies are even given to beginners to help them learn because that will not affect the game negatively. Playing with a live dealer online is the most interesting way to play this game.

3. Poker

Poker is probably the most played casino game, although not as much online as in-house. There are many types of poker games to pick from.  Each Canadian online gambling site has different tables and both rookies or learners and pros can enjoy.

The games include popular variants like Caribbean Stud, Omaha, Pai Gow, Texas Hold 'em, Casino Hold'em, Draw Tables, and many other amazing games of poker.

All these variants offer something different which makes it easier to switch from one variant to another.

The rules are very important in this game and error-prone players mostly lose. It is advisable to specialize in one or a few games because the rules are always different. You could be a pro in one variant but still lose badly in another because the style of play is different.

4. Roulette

This is one of the easiest games to play, whether it is online or in-house, no difference. It involves picking a color, either red or black, or a number ranging between one and 32. If it is online, the machine throws in a small ball inside, after spinning a wheel.

Once the wheel stops spinning, it lands on a specific number between 0 and 36. If it is the number you picked, then you win. More interestingly, the winnings are normally high, if you place a dollar, you could win 35 dollars. Roulette is a game of pure luck and very minimal strategy.

The only strategy is picking what type of game to play. There are three popular roulette types. First, the French roulette. The French rule has an incredibly low house edge only under the right circumstances.

The second type is European roulette. European roulette has the second most favorable odds, and it is the game experts advise you to play the most. The last type is American roulette.

5. Baccarat.

Baccarat is a slowly growing card game. It may not be the most popular game in casinos like blackjack and roulette, but it is making its way to the top at the moment. Currently, it is mostly played by the wealthy class of people. The game features two hands, the banker and a player.

Think of the dealer and player in blackjack, but instead of competing to hit 21 points, you can wager on either the player, the banker, or a tie. This makes it more interesting as you have more options to wager on.

Baccarat cards feature their face value except for royal cards, the king and queen, which hold a value of zero. On the other hand, an Ace has the value of one.

The main aim of the game is to produce a hand whose total value is closest or equal to nine. If you go past nine (10-19), the digit on the right is removed, so that your total score comes back to a value between zero and nine.

6. Progressive Jackpots

It is not one specific game, but many games that normally have jackpots. The games have jackpots that increase like lotto prizes. Normally, the pot starts at a standard amount and increases every day that people play but do not win.

Mega Moolah is probably the most popular casino jackpot in Canada and for some fairly good reasons. In 2015, it helped one Canuck win a record 7.5 million dollars—this is the most amount a Canadian has ever won at once in a casino game.

Since then, at least two more Canadians have won 1 million dollars and 3 million dollars playing the same game. That said, Mega Moolah is not the only progressive jackpot game for Canadians. There are other types of progressive jackpot games. They include Mega Fortune, Hall of Gods, and Major Millions.


Those are just some of the most popular online casino games in Canada.  Some are popular because they are entertaining and competitive while others are simple. There are others whose popularity is as a result of involving large sums of money in prizes. Online casinos in Canada are next level in entertainment not just in the country but in regions surrounding it as well. Pick your favorite and enjoy.

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