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What To Look For as a Canadian Player

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With the vast number of online casinos out there today it might seem a daunting task to know where to play and perhaps even where to start.

Hopefully a few of the hints we'll outline today will start you on the right path. It might seem like there's a steep learning curve but you'll find your feet in short order providing you remember to look for a few basic things before going in.

Where To Begin

Out of the gate, you'll want to insure you'll be signing up with a reputable casino.
Thankfully Casinomeister has an ever-expanding list of reviewed casinos and has broken them down into a few simple categories

The Accredited.
Those casinos which adhere to a rather stringent set of standards in order to receive this coveted stamp of approval
The Grey Zone.
The casinos which haven't met the standards of accreditation yet are neither labelled good nor bad due to varying player experiences.
The Not Recoomended.
Casinos where you should walk in eyes wide open or perhaps look elsewhere.
The Rogues.
You've been warned.

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Spend some time checking out all the reviews here in Casinomeister which include member experiences, a rating, and important bits of information specific to each casino, one of which is an icon indicating whether the casino accepts Canadian players or not.

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Games Selection

Once you've settled on a casino or three, you'll want to see whether they've a broad enough selection of games to whet your appetite as the size and selection of the games library will vary from casino to casino.

It's important to note that not all slots providers nor distributors allow Canadians to partake in their games, whether due to exclusivity agreements with land based casinos or for other marketing and business decisions.

Some slots may appear available at first glance but disappear once logged into the casino or won't open or play due to geo-tagging of your country of residence.
For example, while you wouldn't be allowed to play the likes of Bally, BTG, IGT and WMS, you'd have access to such popular online gaming providers such as Microgaming, NetEnt, PlayNGo, Push, Pragmatic, Red Tiger, Thunderkick and many, many more..

Banking

Be sure to view the casino's banking section for available merhods of deposits and withdrawals. These might include credit cards (personal or prepaid), e-wallets and more recently available to Canadians, interac online and e-transfer.

It's important to note Canadian banks and credit cards (especially those tied to a bank) are not uniform when it comes to making gaming transactions. So while one bank or CC may allow you to deposit via one method, another may not and you may need to explore more than one merhod of depositing or withdrawing.

E-wallets are another option but again, some are available to Canadians such as EcoPayz while Skrill and Neteller are not when it comes to depositing at gaming entities.


Let's recap:

*Look for reputable casinos that have a proven track record.
*Insure the casino accepts Canadian players
*Peruse the casino library for a generous Canadian-friendly games selection
*View the banking section for deposit and withdrawal options suited to you


You're about ready to go but you'll still likely want to go in fully prepared on what to expect and what kind of gaming experience you may have in other areas.
These might include the sign-up and verification process, bonuses and poromotions, support structures and withdrawing.

Take the time to check the forum boards here in Casinomeister for any threads relating to the casino you've chosen so you can read up on other players' experiences.
This will also allow you to ask any unanswered questions or concerns you may have.before you start playing by reaching out to the membership or a CM casino representative.

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By now you hopefully have a bit more insight into what it means to be an informed and prepared Canadian player along with access to a few of the tools at your disposal made available here.

Be sure to check here for some Canadian-friendly casinos and find one best suited to you:
TOP Canadian Online Casinos 2020 | Our List | Casinomeister®


Good luck, play responsibly and always, always do your homework.

Happy spinning!
 
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