What is MasterCard?
MasterCard is a company and a payment institution that most Canadians are familiar to. MasterCard was founded back in the 1960s and has grown to become a leading actor when it comes to debit cards and credit cards. Today MasterCard is used by millions of people in over 200 different countries. It has has always been known to be a safe, simple and smart payment method for various transactions and payments. For example MasterCard is a common payment option at online casinos both in Canada and across the globe.
A common misconception is that MasterCard is a bank. This is not the case, although there are lots of Canadian banks that are working together with MasterCard. It’s also common that banks are issuing MasterCards to their own clients. When a MasterCard bank card is issued by a Canadian Bank such as Royal Bank of Canada the card is connected to a bank account in Royal Bank of Canada.
There are several different MasterCards to choose between. For example you can order everything from MasterCard credit card to MasterCard debit card and MasterCard Prepaid card. You can order these cards from most banks in Canada such as National Bank of Canada, ATB Financial, RBC Royal Bank and Scotiabank.