There are not too many companies based on Alderney and as such a valuable source of revenue for this small island has been the flourishing online gambling industry.
Over the years many gambling sites have chosen to become licensed by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission that was set up as a way of not only raising a source of revenue for Alderney as a whole but also to allow gamblers to have access to gambling sites which they could trust.
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission has a hands on approach in regards to licensing and regulating all sites they license and as such it has become a trusted gaming authority and one offering gamblers a channel on which they can seek assistance should any problems what so ever arise in regards to them having any complaints or problems when gambling at any licensed gambling site which holds one of their licenses.
Casino Game Fairness
As soon as you wish to start to play at online casino sites, poker sites or bingo sites you will not only be looking for licensed and fully regulated sites you should also be seeking out sites that have gone to great lengths to guarantee you access to 100% fair and random games, and you will only be able to be confident the games you are playing at any online gambling site are fair if they have been tested independently by a third party games testing company.
There are several companies who offer such a service including eCOGRA, iTech Labs, Gaming Associates, GLI Europe BV, GLI Test Labs Canada ULC, NMI Metrology & Gaming Ltd, BMM Compliance and SQS India Info systems PVT Ltd.
So do make sure any sites offering different types of poker, bingo or casino games is not only fully licensed but has had their entire suite of games tested by one of those aforementioned companies whose logos or a link to their respective website will be found on any gambling related website that has had their games tested by that company.
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Are All Sports Bet Recorded?
- Will I have Access to Live Dealer Games?
- Does Alderney License Mobile Casinos?
- How Do I Complain about an Alderney Licensed Site?
- Can I Play Bingo Games for Free?
- What are the Gambling Age Restrictions?
- Do I have to have Identification Documents?
- Will My Winnings Get Taxed?
- How Long Do I have to Wait for a Winning Payout
- Can I Play Poker Tournaments Online?
- Other Gambling Commissions and Licensing Authorities
So as to help you understand a little bit more about the Alderney Gambling Control Commission as well as the gambling sites that are licensed by them, below is a roundup of some of the most frequently asked questions regarding this organisation.
If you have any extra or additional questions then you will of course be able to contact the Alderney Gambling Control Commission and the details of how to contact them can be found on their website.
If you choose to gamble at any sports betting site which is licensed in Alderney you will find that every single bet you place will be recorded and a log of them will be accessible from your gambling account. Each bet placed will have its own unique transaction code and this will mean you can instantly see what bets and wagers you have placed and which ones have been settled.
One of the benefits of gambling at an online casino that is licensed in Alderney is that you are going to be able to play a range of live dealer type casino games as opposed to the more generally available software driven games which have random number generators which is how the result of each one of those games is determined.
Full gaming logs are of course available of each live dealer game played and as such if you lose your connection half way through any live dealer game you will always know how that game ended.
You will find both online and mobile gambling sites that have been issued with a license in Alderney and as such both types of gambling sites will adhere to the high standards and code of conduct expected and guaranteed by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. Any mobile site that is licensed in Alderney will display the logo of the Commission and a direct link on their mobile website to a copy of their gaming license on the Commissions website.
You should direct any unresolved problems you may have regarding any Alderney licensed gambling site to the Gambling Control Commission, you will find all of their contacts details on the Commissions website, and once you have informed them of any problems or complaints they will immediately investigate them and get back to you quite rapidly with their findings
However, it does have to be said that it will be extremely rare that you experience any problems that cannot be sorted out by the gambling site when using any Alderney licensed gambling sites services, but the Commission is always there if you do need any type of help.
As the Alderney Gambling Control Commission license and regulate all manner of different types of gambling sites online you will come across several online bingo sites in Australia or else where licensed by The Alderney Gambling Control Commission those sites you will of course be able to play both free play bingo games and real money bingo games, much like you can play free casino and poker games at all of their licensed online casino sites and licensed online poker sites.
The Alderney Gambling Control Commission has very strict rules in place regarding the age at which any person has to be to be able to legally gamble at any of their licensed gambling sites. The minimum legal age to gamble in Alderney is 18, however if you are accessing one of their licensed gambling sites from any other country where you need to be any other age to be able to legally gamble in that country then you will be required to adhere to your local laws instead.
Even though you are going to be gambling online you will be required from time to time to send into the gambling site you are playing or gambling at some form of identification documents to prove you are both old enough to gamble and are who you say you are.
You will therefore be requested to send into the gambling site copies of your identification documents if the gambling site you have chosen to become a customer of is unable to verify your account using one of the many different digital ways of doing so, this is a legal requirements of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission.
You are not going to be forced to pay any type of gambling taxes on winnings from any online gambling site that is licensed in Alderney, the only gambling taxes charged in Alderney are those imposed on gambling site operators based there.
However, it is worth noting that whilst many other countries of the world do not charge their citizens any form of gambling taxes, if you play or gamble at any Alderney licensed gambling site form a country where you are charged gambling taxes then you should report your winnings in much the same way as you would when winning them at a land based gambling venue in your country of residence.
Alderney licensed gambling sites have to ensure that all of their winning players and customers are paid out in a hassle free way and quickly, as such you should never run into any payment delay related problems when accessing any site licensed in Alderney, you may be required to send in identification documents when you first request a cash out of any winnings which may cause some delays on your initial withdrawal so always have documents at hand to send into the gambling site if requested to do so to speed up the verification and payment process.
Any poker site that is licensed in Alderney will usually have lots of different poker tournaments on offer, and you will be best advised to check each poker sites websites for details for by doing so they will always have some form of poker tournament schedule displayed on their respective websites which will let you know when the next one is starting and will allow you to plan your entry into any future tournaments that poker site is offering.
We also have information on many different Gambling Commissions and Licensing Authorities, including the Government of Curacao and the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner. You will also find information on the UK Gambling Commission and the Kahnawake Gaming Commission.
To recent additions include the Nevada Gaming Commission and the New Jersey Casino Control Commission who now licenses and regulates online gambling sites in some US States and two additional licensing commissions and online gambling site gambling license issuers include the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission and the Antigua Directorate of Offshore Gambling.