Online gambling industry organizations and regulatory bodies you might find helpful...


Gambling Commission UK

The UK Gambling Commission regulates all gambling activity on the UK including remote gambling under the provisions of the Gambling Act 2005.  They enforce the regulation set out in the Act and provide guidance to operators and players with regard to issues such as licensing, advertising and compaints.

Alderney Gambling Control Commission

In May 2000 the States of Alderney established an independent, non-political, commission, the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, to take over the regulation of the licensed businesses from the Island's Policy and Finance Committee. The Commission has built upon and developed the policy of ensuring its regulatory and supervisory approach meet the very highest international standards.

The Commission is also engaged in regular dialogue with other regulatory bodies at an international level. It participates in the Gaming Regulators European Forum (GREF) and the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). The Commission works closely with other agencies, particularly in the prevention of financial crime.

Antiqua & Barbuda - Directorate of Offshore Gaming

The Directorate of Offshore Gaming is the regulatory body responsible for the oversight of all aspects of the Offshore Gaming industry in the jurisdiction of Antigua and Barbuda, including the operations of its some 115 licensees.   The operations of the Directorate are divided into two areas.  

The area of technical administration and enforcement deals with the collection and analysis of all information required to establish the ongoing fairness of gaming software and the accurate recording of revenues for every licensee.  

The administrative arm deals with the Preferred Licensee program and operation of the toll free numbers which allow direct access to the Directorate by players. This facility allows for the registration of complaints and inquires as to the license status of operators in the jurisdiction. This department is also responsible for the processing of applications, revocation of licenses and facilitation of operators.


eCOGRA is an independent standards authority for the online gambling industry.  They provide a framework for best practice operating processes for casino operators and software developers, including consideration of game randomness, prompt player payments, data storage practices and honest advertising.

Operators applying for and meeting eCOGRA's standards are eligible to carry their seal as an eCOGRA accredited site.  They also provide historical audits of some casinos return to player rates to attest to fairness of random number generators employed.

Interactive Gaming Council 

The Interactive Gaming Council Canada is a not for profit corporation incorporated and operating pursuant to the statutes and regulations of Canada.  It is the purpose of the IGC to promote the global interactive gaming industry; to establish, promote and enforce a uniform code of conduct among its members; and to provide and support appropriate mechanisms designed to instill confidence in the industry and IGC members.


The Gambling Portal Webmaster Association is, as its name suggests, an association of gambling portal owners and webmasters.  One of the primary objectives of the association is to ensure that there is a heightened awareness among the growing number of gambling portal webmasters, of industry issues, such as problem casinos that should be avoided by promoters and players alike.

Kahnawake Gaming Commission

This is the homepage of the Kahnawake Gaming Provision.  It is where you begin the application process should you wish to obtain a license in this jurisdiction.  It is also where you can submit any complaints about a casino licensed in Kahnawake.




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