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BCLC Braces for Lunar New Year with New Title

The British Columbia Lottery Corporation continues to add new and exciting iGaming content to its PlayNow.com. This time the Crown agency has launched Monopoly Lunar New Year-themed titles on its regulated platform and at land-based retailers, which as the name suggests come just in time for the celebrations of the Lunar New Year.

PlayNow.com is the official online platform for the BLCL and the only regulated one for online gaming one for the province of British Columbia. On it, the Crown offers all kinds of digital entertainment starting from wagering on sporting events, iLottery products, along with a broad variety of iGaming titles for anyone eligible to play from the province.

New Year and New Luck

Now, one of the newest offerings on PlayNow.com is the Monopoly Good Fortune online slot game, which as the implies is an iGaming title based around the well-known board game of Monopoly that millions of households love and play. This slot is also themed after Lunar New Year, and it is supposed to bring good luck and news reasons to celebrate to its players.

Locals who tune into the premium slot offering will be able to enjoy plenty of spinning as the game comes with two unique free spins modes. However, this is not all, as it also utilizes a jackpot pick feature that brings tons of upgrades and instant award prizes, during the base game mode of this online slot.

Lottery enthusiasts will also be glad to find out that Monopoly Good Fortune also comes as a Scratch & Win ticket game at any land-based retail locations by the BCLC. The offering is also available at several casinos across B.C. – Cascades Casino Langley, Elements Casino Victoria, Grand Villa Casino Burnaby, Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, Parq Vancouver, and a few others.

Players can now purchase their CA$5 tickets for the new offering a have the chance to participate in a top prize up to CA$100,000. There are also Free Play tokens, which can be used online on PlayNow.com. Tokens can be activated at the Promotion Page, by entering the playerโ€™s bonus code, which starts with the letter M.

More on PlayNow

Another New Year offering from the BCLC includes its recent limited-time product Canucks Fanuary Contest. This promotion is based on the Vancouver Canucks, and runs from January 1 to January 31, 2022. By wagering at least CA$5 on a game during this January and by using code CANUCKSFAN on of the games from NHL this month, and be in contention for numerous rewards, such as winning the ultimate VIP game experience.

Change in Staff

At the end of last month, the BCLC announced that President and CEO Jim Lightbody will be stepping down from the position. Due to being diagnosed with cancer and related treatment, Mr. Lightbody has been on medical leave since September 9, 2019. Now, the position has been assumed by Board Chair Greg Moore from December 20, 2021. The Crown wished Mr. Lightbody a speedy recovery.

Source: โ€œCome celebrate the Year of the Tiger by playing MONOPOLY Lunar New Year themed gamesโ€, BCLC, January 2022