Countries Where Online Gambling is Legal
Online gambling is legal in the European countries of Germany, Spain, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Hungary, Russia, Poland, Italy, Gibraltar, Malta, Netherlands, Denmark, Portugal, and Norway. In New Zealand, online gambling is legal only on sites based in New Zealand.
Online gambling is also legal in Australia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Philippines, and the Indian states of Goa and Sikkim. Online gambling is legal in South Africa, Mauritius, Kenya, most of the USA, Costa Rica, Trinidad, El Salvador, Honduras, Tobago, Peru, Panama, and Argentina.
Some online gaming is legal in Canada, Mexico, Thailand, China, Macao, Singapore, Algeria, Cape Verde, Morocco, and the Ivory Coast.
Online Gambling Regulation
There is no global regulatory body for online gambling; each country has its own gaming legislation. Companies registered and licensed in any particular jurisdiction must abide by the laws of that country and agree to be regulated by the gaming authority in that jurisdiction. Regulation gives players confidence and offers security to both the gaming operators and the players.
Types of Gaming Licenses
Each country has licensing laws. In some jurisdictions, the regulatory authority offers a one-size-fits-all license that covers all forms of online gaming. In other jurisdictions, you will need a separate license for different types of gaming.
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Online Gaming Licenses
To run a legitimate online gaming business, you will need to apply to the appropriate gaming regulation authority. Here you can find all the information about cost, requirements, and applying for an online gaming license.