Gibraltar Regulatory AuthorityIt is possible for a gambling related company to get what is known as a remote gambling license in Gibraltar, this allows any site to offer their services to players based in many different companies and the person who oversees the entire online gambling industry on Gibraltar is the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority: Gambling Commissioner.

Gibraltar has become synonymous with offering a fully regulated gaming industry and has in place a very robust and strict set of guidelines and a code of conduct that any company who holds one of their gaming licenses is expected and required to adhere to.

There are a wide range of different gambling sites that currently hold a remote gambling license in Gibraltar and they include poker, bingo, betting and online casino sites. You are unlikely to have any problems what so ever when gambling at any site licensed there but if you do then you can seek the assistance of the Gambling Commissioner who will investigate you complaint fairly and in an unbiased way and will make a decision on your complaint which any of his licensed sites must adhere to.

Casino Game Fairness

When you are playing any type of gambling games online as well as you looking for a licensed gambling site you should also look out for the logo and/or link on any gambling website to the company who have independently tested those games for fairness and randomness.

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.

By playing at both licensed gambling sites and as sites whose games are tested for fairness you will have double protection and peace of mind that you will be receiving fair and random games no matter what games you choose to play.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions regarding the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner then please do keep on reading for below you will find lots of different questions and the most relevant answers to those questions.

Remember that you are able to directly get in touch and contact the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner and as such any questions that you may have that are not answered below can be directed at the Commissioner and you will find the contact details on the Gibraltar Gaming Commissions website.

  1. What Age Restrictions are in Place?

    You will have to be the legal minimum age to gamble in whatever country where you are living in regards to you being able to legally sign up to and place real money wagers at any site that is licensed by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner. You will often find the minimum age requirement is at least 18 years of age however this can of course vary from country to country, so always ensure you are legally old enough to gamble online before you attempt to do so.

  2. How to Complain to the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner

    There is a system in place whereby anyone who has played or gambled at any Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner licensed gambling site who has experienced any problems at that site which the sites owners or operators or managers is unable to rectify can direct their complaints to the Commissioner. You will find the complaints procedure listed on the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioners website and as such if you have experienced any problems then please visit that website and follow the instruction found up on it to submit your complain and it will be dealt with quickly and fairly.

  3. What Casino Games are licensed?

    You are not going to find just a small number of casino games are available to play at any site licensed by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner, as all casinos operating from that location will of course have a very large suite of games on offer.

    You will however find that there are many different ways of being able to access the games, for Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner licensed sites offer downloadable gaming platforms, instant play gambling platforms as well as a range of brand new mobile gambling platforms.

  4. Are Betting Sites Licensed in Gibraltar?

    Gibraltar was one of the very first online gambling jurisdictions that took the lead in regards to licensing a range of online sports betting sites for Candians and others, and as such they have kept up that tradition and you will find many once land based betting related companies now have their head quarters located in Gibraltar.

    When gambling at any licensed betting site you will find they do of course operate to the very highest industry standards and will offer you around the clock betting opportunities of a wide and very varied range of sporting activities.

  5. Can I Play Bingo Games?

    You are not only going to have access to a large collection of Bingo games at any Gibraltar licensed bingo site but you will also find those sites that are licensed their offer a wide range of additional side games which may add another level of entertainment to your online gambling sessions.

    Always look out for the logo of the Gibraltar Gambling Commission attached to any online bingo site you come across online as when a site is displaying such a logo then you will instantly know that site operates to the highest industry standards and will be a site you can trust.

  6. Are Multiple Currency Options Available?

    As Gibraltar licensed gambling sites offer their respective services to a wide range of citizens and residents of many different countries you will find that they tend to offer customers the option of selecting one of several different currencies at which their customers can get their accounts to work and operate in.

    It is always advisable that you select your own home currency for that way you will find your deposits and withdrawals will not be subject to any Forex related charges. If you own home currency is not available then select one that is convenient to you.

  7. Are Poker Sites Licensed in Gibraltar?

    You will find that there are many stand alone online poker sites that have been issued with a fully gambling license in Gibraltar, and as such if you enjoy playing poker online then you will find a very diverse range of poker game variants on offer at most sites licensed in Gibraltar.

    Not only that but you will also find a massive range of poker tournaments offered at sites holding a full Gibraltar issued gambling license, so you will never go short in regards to the number of tournaments you can enter and take part in.

  8. Does Gibraltar have Land Based Casinos?

    There are land based casinos in Gibraltar and it is the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner who is tasked with over seeing those venues. If you want to find out which land based casinos are operating in Gibraltar hen check out the Gaming Commissions website for full details.

    You will find land based casinos in Gibraltar are of course run to the same very high standards as those located in other parts of the world, and Gibraltar is of course best known as being a very low tax island where duty free alcohol and tobacco can be purchased.

  9. Are Gambling Winnings Taxed?

    You will not be charged any form of tax when you gable at any online gambling website located in Gibraltar. However, do be aware that it is going to be dependent on just which country in the world you are accessing the gambling sites from as to whether you are going o have o pay tax in your country of residence.

    So always check whether your country of residence requires you to play any taxes on winnings accumulated at any online gambling site you are a customer of, as the laws surrounding taxable gambling winnings do change from country to country.

  10. Are there any New Gibraltar Licensed Sites?

    You will find from time to time new online gambling sites whether they are bingo, poker or betting sites will become available to you and those sites will have applied for and been granted a gambling license in Gibraltar.

    Always double check whether any gambling site you do come across online is actually licensed in Gibraltar for it has been known for some sites to claim to be licensed there when they are not, you will find a full listing of Gibraltar licensed sites on the Gibraltar Gambling Commissions website.

Other Gambling Commissions and Licensing Authorities

We also have information on many different Gambling Commissions and Licensing Authorities, including the Government of Curacao and the UK Gambling Commission. You will also find information on the Alderney Gambling Control 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.