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Main factors that influence our ratings

Each Canadian online casino on is rated on a scale from zero to five, where five is the absolute best rating any casino can get. Our casino review team evaluates everything there is to know about each site to help you choose the best site for you. The main areas we look at include the casino’s safety and fairness, the user experience it provides, the preferences of Canadian players, and more.

Safety and fairness

Safety and fairness are absolutely crucial in online gambling. When making a casino deposit online, we want to be sure that we are going to be treated well and paid out if we manage to win. That is why we thoroughly analyze each casino’s size, T&Cs, bonus terms, disputes with players, any many other factors that collectively give us a great understanding of whether it is safe to play at and will treat players fairly.

User experience

Nobody wants to play at an online casino with a broken or badly designed website. Even more so, nobody enjoys playing at a casino that does not treat them well. Best online casinos offer a great user experience to their customers, who like coming back to them instead of looking for new sites. This is all included in our casino ratings, which means casinos with a high score treat players well.

Preferences of Canadian players

Casino players from each country are unique. Canadian players use different payment methods and play different games than those from the UK, for example. We take all of this into account when reviewing a casino, placing the ones that are most favored by Canadians at the top of the list. This way, we know that casinos we recommend will meet the preferences and requirements of our visitors.

Our expert judgement

Having reviewed over a thousand casinos, we know what makes a good one and what is a clear sign to stay away. This can include anything we uncover in our in-depth analysis, including the company behind the casino, responsible gambling options, bonuses, and more. We take this into account to make sure only the absolute best options make it to our list of top 10 casinos for Canadian players.

How to choose the best casino for you

If you are looking for a short answer, just go to our list of best online casinos in Canada and pick one of the top-rated options. However, if you truly want to find a casino which will be great specifically for you, the answer is a bit more complicated.

As everybody has unique requirements and preferences, there is no single casino which will be the best option for everyone. Therefore, the top casino for you depends on what you want. Here are some things to look at.

Casino bonuses

Many players look for casino bonuses when playing online, as they are a great way of getting something for free or something extra alongside the deposited money. If you prefer bonuses, go to our list of no deposit bonuses or deposit bonuses to browse the best offers.

Alternatively, you can find information about bonuses of each casino in our review or directly on the casino's website.

Game selection

If you have favorite casino games or game providers, you should make sure the casino you choose has them in their selection. You can find information about supported game providers in our review of each casino.

You can also go to our list of free casino games, locate your favorite game, and click "Play in a casino" to see sites where you are most likely to find it.

Payment methods

Your ideal online casino should also support the payment methods you use for online gambling. If you stick with the usuals of Interac, VISA, or Mastercard, you should be able to deposit using those at pretty much all casinos you find at StakeHub. However, some payment options are less widespread.

Supported payment methods are listed in each casino's review. Also, you can use our database of Canadian online casinos along with the Payment method filter to find all sites that support your preferred way of depositing and withdrawing money.

Website design

This one can be quite subjective, but you may prefer online casino websites that are designed in a certain way. Of course, the site should use up-to-date technologies and be usable without any issues, but your requirements might go further than that.

Here, the best thing to do is to find some casinos with a good rating, visit their websites, and see which you like best.


Players from Ontario have access to a good selection of casinos with an Ontario license to play at. However, other provinces do not have online casinos with a local license, in which case, players have to choose from overseas gambling operators.

There is a number of reputable licensing authorities, such as UK's Gambling Commission, Sweden's Spelinspektionen, or the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The first two focus solely on their local markets, but the MGA is a good option that also caters to players outside of Malta, including Canada.

Customer support

When you have any questions or need to resolve an issue with the casino, customer support can make or break the entire online gambling experience. Many good online casinos offer plentiful customer support options, such as e-mail support, phone support, live chat, and more.

Language options

Most online casinos – and definitely all of the ones here on StakeHub – are available in English. If you are looking for French, for example, visit our list of casinos with a French website. For other languages, visit our list of all Canadian online casinos and use the Language filters to find casinos that support your preferred language.