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Jun 17, 2019

How Long Does It Take to Get a Gaming License?

When you’re starting an online casino business, one of the most important steps is getting the license. Even though the process is somewhat straightforward, it may take a lot of your time. The duration of the process depends on a variety of factors, all of which we will include in our article in order to help you prepare yourself and organise your time accordingly.
Jun 17, 2019

Gaming License Background Check

If you want to apply for a license as an operator or you simply wish to work in the gaming industry, you must pass various background checks. These background checks help casinos and license issuers verify your credibility and integrity.
Jun 3, 2019

Casino Gaming License

If you’ve decided to set up your own online casino business, one of the very first things you’ll need is a gambling license. If you want to get more familiar with what a gambling license is, as well as the different types of licenses and their prices, you’ve come to the right place — we will cover everything you need to know about getting a gaming license.
Jun 3, 2019

Gaming License Application

If you’re looking to establish an online casino, there are several things you need to do before your platform is up and running. Whether you’re envisioning proprietary software, a white label casino, or you have something entirely different in mind, one of the most important things to do is to obtain a license.
May 30, 2019

Casino background checks that an applicant has to pass

Casino operators tend to place high demands on their dealers, pit managers and other personnel who work with visitors. Casino employees often have to work in stressful environment with pesky noise of slot machines, secondhand tobacco smoking and tipsy clients. When dealing cards at a blackjack table, a dealer must be competent in maths. When managing a roulette, a croupier must be physically fit because many casinos require croupiers to stand up; this sometimes makes them grumbling because standing for several hours is tiring.
Apr 2, 2019

5 Italian online casinos ceased to operate under MGA license

Attempting to hold itself harmless, The Malta Gaming Authority monitors international media for any claims against online casino operators that hold a Maltese gambling license. In March 2018, Italian newspapers and websites published details on anti-mafia probes that revealed the involvement of at least five Italy-based companies in money laundering through MGA-licensed online casinos.
Feb 6, 2019

Applications for Online Gaming Licenses in Italy are Now Available

Online gaming operators that wish to include themselves in the Italian gambling market will need to apply for new licenses this year. The deadline for applications is March 19. There are currently 120 licenses of this kind available, and there are approximately 40 licenses ready to be issued to businesses already operating in the Italian market that need to renew their existing permits.
Jan 23, 2019

Gaming in Germany: Laws and Regulations/Licensing

Germany is one of the biggest countries in Europe, comprised of 16 individual states, with a very complicated legal system. Unfortunately, this has led to the fact that gambling laws and regulations in Germany are quite complicated as well.
Jan 15, 2019

Sweden Approves Their First Gambling Licences

The newly regulated Swedish online gambling market officially opened on the first day of 2019, with the country’s gambling regulator, Lotteriinspektionen, issuing new licences to both domestic and international operators.
Dec 11, 2018

The fifth annual SiGMA conference in Malta

The fifth annual edition of SiGMA took place on 28-30 November. Once again it united iGaming representatives from around the world. This landmark event was held at the convention and exhibition center in Ta’ Qali, near the capital of Malta. A number of events were also organized in St. Julians’s, Slima and other places of the hospitable island. The summit was attended by 12,500 people from 80 countries and the attendees listened to the presentations of over 200 experts and gambling market participants.
Nov 14, 2018

The types of online casino licenses

In order to legally provide gaming services associated with sports betting, lotto, poker and bingo, an online casino owner must obtain a license. Its absence challenges the successful work of an online platform, due to the fact that the operator is unable to open a bank account or even put any games on their site. That is because one has to make a contract with gambling software provider for that, which cannot be done without a license. Besides, a gambling license often comes with reduced tax rate and other benefits.
Sep 18, 2017

Gambling laws have significantly changed in the Czech Republic

Over the past year, the gambling laws have significantly changed in the Czech Republic. Bans and changes in taxes have been introduced, consumer protection laws have been issued, and the licensing process has been toughened. Read on the overview.
Sep 18, 2017

Russia is prohibiting children's online casinos

Gambling in Russia is banned, which does not prevent unscrupulous operators from looking for ways to carry it out. One of the latest trends is gambling disguised as ordinary online games played by millions, especially children.
Jun 5, 2017

India may opt to legalise gambling business

Gambling business is flourishing in plenty of countries; however, there are also many of those in which this type of activity is prohibited, including India. Nevertheless, the latest news report about possible future changes in this issue.