North and Central America

The following is a list of North and Central American gambling licencing bodies.

Kahnawake Gaming Commission: The Kahnawake Gaming Commission is a licensing body based in the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake, in Quebec, and it’s one of the bigger names in the online gambling regulation world, widely regarded as one of the most reputable licensing bodies around. The Kahnawake Gaming Commission are known for taking player complaints seriously (often investigating individual cases), and they also employ low taxes and fees, making their licenses frequently sought-after.

—- Read about the Kahnawake Gaming Commission

Nevada Gaming Control Board: The Nevada Gaming Control Board was founded in 1955 by state legislature, to help regulate the growing casino industry that Las Vegas helped to create. The regulator is highly-regarded, and is often considered a ‘model’, for other regulators to take heed from – and 2013 saw the Gaming Control Board oversee online poker in the state.

— Read about the Nevada Gaming Control Board

New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement: The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement – known as the DGE – is the regulatory body in charge of ensuring gambling businesses in New Jersey adheres to the requirements of gaming licenses. Established in the 1970’s, the DGE today also regulates online gambling in the region, with licenses issued to casinos in Atlantic City, allowing them to offer online gambling to residents in the state.

— Read about the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement

Panama Gaming Control Board (Junta de Control de Juegos): Founded in 2002, the Panama Gaming Control Board issues gambling licenses to companies wishing to offer online gambling services to Panamanian and global players. Known for ensuring license holders adhere to stringent licensing requirements, licenses issued by the Panama Gaming Control Board are generally seen as very reputable. —

Read about the Panama Gaming Control Board (Junta de Control de Juegos)