Kahnawake Gaming Commission

Several reputable online casino operators are licensed and regulated by the Government of Kahnawake Mohawk Territory. The commission has been offering services for more than 15 years and it is considered one of the pioneers in the iGaming world. The Kahnawake is composed of three members where each member works through a two-year term. Currently, the commission offers four different types of licenses to the business persons.

Types of Licenses

One of the main reason why most businesses opt for the Kahnawake Gaming License is that it offers a variety of licenses. The four main types include:

Interactive Gaming License (IGL) – The law requires only one IGL to be issued at any given time and it must be awarded to an approved hosting facility located within Kahnawake.

Key Person License (KPL) – This license is issued to someone who is in charge of operational functions for a company with a Client Provider an Authorization license.

Client Provider Authorization (CPA) – The CPA license is issued to anyone who wishes to provide online gaming from an approved KGC hosting facility.

Inter-jurisdictional Authorization (IA) – As the name suggests, this license is awarded to a company with a license from another gaming authority.

Acquiring a Gaming License

In order to be issued with a license from Kahnawake Gaming Commission, one must provide the following documents:

  • A letter from Mohawk Internet Technologies indicating their willingness to oversee all the operations of the application
  • A filled personal information form
  • Control system submission
  • An application for client provider
  • The business entity form

Random Requirements

The Kahnawake Commission has partnered with several third-party organizations for auditing and consultation. As at now, the Commission prides in listing four different reputable third-party organizations including iTech Labs, Technical Systems Testing (TST), Gaming Association (GA) and eCOGRA.

Dispute Resolution

The Commission has carved a name for itself for handling player’s complaints with promptly. They are dedicated to ensuring that players get a fair resolution. Normally, the casino and handles all issues, the commission only takes over the case when the player feels unsatisfied with casino’s judgment. This will prompt the commission to employ full-time dispute resolution officers to oversee the case.

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