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SBR's Natalie Rydström interviews Rhonda Garvey, Vice President of eGaming for in this Industry Inderviews segment. is owned and operated by the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC). PlayNow is the sole regulated gambling website in British Columbia, Canada.

During her interview with SBR, Ms. Garvey explains that PlayNow can only be used by residents of BC. PlayNow utilises geo-location detection as well as other means of verification, including financial checks to ensure that users outside the province, as well as age verification (19 years or older to play).

PlayNow recently launched a sportsbook application, which is said to be well-received so far. Ms. Garvey states that half of the players have activity with the sportsbook option. Among the most popular betting option is live wagering, which reportedly accounts for 30% of wagers placed.

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