Best betting promotions in British Columbia for 2023

There are lots of sports betting promotions that you can claim now from the top sportsbooks to bet with in British Columbia. BET.CA has all the latest currently available for you in the list below, including welcome offers, promo codes, free bets, deposit bonuses, and more.


How to claim betting promo codes in British Columbia

Creating a sportsbook account in British Columbia

If you want to claim a promotion at a sportsbook, you need to create an account with them first if you don’t have one already. You can do this by visiting their sign-up page and providing all of the details they request.

During this, you may be asked to provide documentation to confirm your name and age (such as your personal identification, driving license, or passport) and address (such as a financial statement or bill). The sportsbook may also want to confirm that you’re physically located in British Columbia via your mobile phone or IP address.

Claiming a sports betting promotion in British Columbia

There are different things you will need to do in order to claim different types of promotion, and this process may also vary across sportsbooks. In general, here is how to claim the most common betting promotions:

Promo codes

When claiming a welcome offer promo code, you may be asked to enter it while completing the sign-up process for the sportsbook.

If the promo code is related to a deposit or wager, enter it where and when instructed while you are depositing or setting up your bet respectively.

Deposit bonuses

If you want to claim a deposit bonus, first ensure that you’re depositing at least the minimum amount required by the sportsbook and the payment method you wish to use is accepted for the promotion. If you’re making a first deposit with a sportsbook, don’t forget that you could be asked to complete verification checks to set up the payment method on your account.

Wagering bonuses

To claim a wager bonus promotion, you must wager at least the minimum account as requested by the sportsbook and that your wager is on an eligible event, market, and/or odds.

Opt-in bonuses

Sometimes, sportsbooks provide bonuses that you have to opt-in to receive. They may inform you of this via an account message or email sent to you, or on a specific page detailing the bonus.

Using a sports betting bonus in British Columbia

After you’ve done everything that is required, you should then be credited with your bonus. Make sure to check the T&Cs to see if there any rules or restrictions for using it (e.g. a bonus only eligible for a certain league or event).

How to withdraw winnings from a betting promotion in British Columbia

If you have won money from your promotion, you can then withdraw it from your account (provided there are no wagering requirements as part of the bonus).

To withdraw money from a sportsbook, head to the cashier/account section and follow the prompts to place a withdrawal request. If you’re withdrawing money from the sportsbook for the first time, there may be additional steps and verification checks in order to set up the payment method for your account.

How to bet in British Columbia

Bettors aged 19 or older in British Columbia can take part in single-game sports betting with, which is Canada’s largest online sportsbook. The province also has Canada’s only retail sportsbook, located in the Starlight Casino.

At this time, only government regulated entities offer sports betting products to British Columbia residents, although discussions are ongoing to introduce licensed sportsbooks separate from government operation. There are also plans to expand their retail sportsbook presence into more of their 34 land-based casinos. Winnings on sports betting are not taxed in British Columbia.

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Popular sports teams in British Columbia

British Columbia is home to the Vancouver Canucks, who play in the NHL. While they are one of the two oldest NHL teams to have never won the Stanley Cup, they have picked up silverware including three conference championships and 10 divisional championships in their history.

As their name suggests, the BC Lions are the province’s representatives in the CFL. The oldest professional sports franchise in British Columbia, the Leos have won six Grey Cups, last doing so in 2011. They play at BC Place, a stadium they share with soccer team the Vancouver Whitecaps, who play in the MLS. Basketball fans in the province tend to support the Toronto Raptors, who are Canada’s only NBA team.

Vancouver Canucks

League: NHL

Conference: Western

Division: Pacific

Year founded: 1945

Arena: Rogers Arena

Stanley Cups: 0

Most recent: N/A

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BC Lions

League: CFL

Division: West

Year founded: 1954

Arena: BC Place

Grey Cups: 6

Most recent: 2011

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Vancouver Whitecaps

League: MLS

Conference: Western

Year founded: 2009

Arena: BC Place

MLS Cups: 0

Most recent: N/A

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Toronto Raptors

League: NBA

Conference: Eastern

Division: Atlantic

Year founded: 1995

Arena: Scotiabank Arena

NBA Championships: 1

Most recent: 2019

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