Currently, there are 44 gambling jurisdictions worldwide. Many of these jurisdictions may be familiar to you, and some may not. Although an online casino does not need to be licensed, the most well-known online casinos you may frequent are licensed and abide by the strict monitoring standards within their jurisdictions. This intense scrutiny affords players fair gaming practices and protection.
Among the 44 gambling jurisdictions, we would like to offer a short overview of each jurisdiction along with the most popular online casinos that fall within each jurisdiction.
Kahnawake Gaming Commission
With over 80 online casinos under its umbrella, Kahnawake Gaming Comission, was established in 1996 and is based in the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake, Canada. It offers the most online casinos to date.
Netherlands Antilles Curacao
With over 40 casinos under its tent, Netherlands Antilles Curacao is the second most popular gambling jurisdiction in the Caribbean. These licensed online casinos within this jurisdiction are the most visited online casino sites by players in the US and abroad today. They include: Club USA Casino, Drake Casino, Uptown Aces Online Casino, High Noon Casino, Liberty Slots Casino, Lucky Red Casino, Miami Club Casino, Superior Casino, Cocoa Casino, DaVinci’s Gold Casino, and Club Vegas USA Casino.
Gibraltar Regulatory Authority
With over 20 licensed gaming sites to its credit, the Gibraltar Regulatory Authority scrutinizes gaming sites before issuing licenses. Thus, one of the more well-known online casinos within Gibraltar’s jurisdiction is River Belle Casino.
UK Gambling Commission
The UK Gambling Commission was established in 2005 and began licensing online casino sites in 2007. You may recognize and/or participate at these well-known online casinos: Bovada Casino and Ladbrokes Casino.
Directorate of Offshore Gaming
Established in 1994, Antigua and Barbuda were the first to license online casinos. Some of the more well-known casinos within this jurisdiction are: Miami Club Casino, Royal Ace Casino, Silver Oak Casino, Slot Madness Casino, Slotastic Casino, SlotoCash Casino.
The Cyprus government licenses a casino you might be familiar with – SlotsPlus Casino, located in Nicosia, Cyprus and is owned by Park Lane Services, Ltd.