Gaming in Antigua And Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda is one of the first countries where gaming activities were not only legalized, but also where certificates for the casinos are issued for non-residents. Consideration of applications is handled by the special FSRC commission (Financial Services Regulatory Commission’s Division of Gaming).
Types of certificates in Antigua and Barbuda:
• Interactive gaming – extends to online casinos, poker, roulettes, slot machines, video slots, lotteries and other kinds of gaming;
• Interactive Wagering – required for licensing of bookmaker’s office.


Requirements for casino:

  • To confirm the status of game portal or physical establishment. Permission must be made publicly available so that each user can familiarize with it;

Requirements for slot machines:

  • All gaming machines and other software must have its own certificates from the producer;
  • The provider is also required to have license of Class 4 for software distribution;
  • To check the slots in action, the term of auditing of the applicant’s portal is determined;
  • To provide the eCOGRA certificate and random number generator (additional expert examinations can be avoided).

Requirements for lotteries:

  • To register lotteries in this jurisdiction because the islands have several legal agreements with Great Britain;
  • To undergo the procedure of inter-jurisdictional authorization.

Requirements for bookmaker:

  • The list of required documents is significantly different from other licenses. Consult with our professionals for more detailed information.

Requirements for bingo license:

  • The list of the documents is almost the same as for other types of gaming licenses.
  • TIME:

    Depends on many factors

  • FEE:

    The total price will be provided after the application