Get your iGaming licence from Curacao, Kahnawake, Malta, IOM

Adrenawin are a major provider of successful license applications, for the best licences available to suit your specific gambling requirements.

Firstly you need to assess whether you need a gaming, egaming, betting or remote gambling license and whether the restrictions of the license are suitable for your business.


Adrenawin will advise on what suits your needs

Through our extensive experience and knowledge of the sector, Adrenawin will work with you to find the correct type of gambling license. We are connected with all the main licensing authorities, including sub-licensors.


Administration services for your casino

Our back office services, include specialist structuring planning during setup, accounting and day-to-day finance for your online casino or igaming site.

Gambling License Check

Highly experienced gaming licencing team

Adrenawin provide a full stack solution to online gaming, egaming, betting & remote gambling licenses. We offer options for both Fiat (GBP, USD, EUR, AUD etc) and Cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS) or a mixture.

Whether you are an individual or company and wherever you’re based in the world, we can support throughout the four key stages of gambling licenses; requirements, cost, application and ongoing compliance.

Types of Gaming License

There a few igaming licensing hotspots around the world and assessing these upfront is essential. The type of license you require will depend on a wide variety of factors, the category of gaming, gambling or betting, the jurisdiction you and your customers are based in, and the currencies (including cryptocurrencies) you plan to accept as payment. Each licensing authority has a different list of positives and this will influence the decision.

Licence Categories

There are a wide range of categories, including online poker, bingo, slots, roulette, casinos, sports betting, sportsbooks, lottery sites, plus many more. It is important to align your online gaming license with your activity.

Cryptocurrency | Bitcoin Gaming Licence
Adrenawin can also arrange the appropriate licencing for crypto gambling operators. This type of license is unique and brings a specific set of requirements. Adrenawin can support with licensing for your related category.

Gambling | Gaming Company Incorporation

A potential gambling license holder may be required to incorporate a company in the jurisdiction in which they are applying for the license, irrespective of where the license holder is geographically based themselves. With the connections Adrenawin have, this process is usually fast. We can then applying for an online gaming bank account.

As a result, Adrenawin can oversee the entire process of opening a gambling or gaming company for you, including completing and filing all paperwork. To date, Adrenawin have opened companies in over 50 countries.

Global Players

Gaming is global, we help you get the best license to target global players, maximising your potential GGR with a licence that ticks as many boxes as it can for your gaming company.

Crypto Casino Licence

The application process for online gambling with crypto as a payment method has an enhanced level of due diligence. The application may be slightly longer, however it is absolutely possible to obtain.

Offshore vs Local Licence

Remember, an offshore license does not mean you can operate everywhere. Its important to take into account local licences too, restricting where you can accept players from or market your site.

New Licence Application

Get a new licence to sit alongside your existing one to split your business segments, or to hold as a back up. We help you get these licences in place incase of any future changes.

Offshore Gaming Licence

Adrenawin are able to licence your casino in the most suitable locations

Once you decide where to register your online gambling company, you’ll need to file a formal application. In some cases this is obtaining a license from the regulator, in others it would be obtaining what’s know as a ‘sub-license’ from approved and regulated license holders. In either case, the application process can be supported by Adrenawin.


The country of Curacao was one of the first to begin to legislate for online gambling activities, back in 1996. Since then, the egaming license has been used by online casinos around the world to provide a framework for online gaming and gambling. The Curacao licence is perfect for operators looking to operate globally, where a local license does not exist. The Curacao e-gaming license has a list of restricted countries, for example the USA, however in keeping with the forward thinking approach, the Curacao gaming licence is one of very few licensing authorities that allow cryptocurrency (eg Bitcoin) gambling.


Seen by many as a backup to the Curacao license, this license has is benefits in its own right. At Adrenawin we are able to support your application process from start to finish when it comes to obtaining a Kahnawake gambling license.


A favoured license amongst B2B and tech firms, such as game providers, the Isle of Man licence is held by some of the biggest gaming brands in the world. We can support you if you choose to obtain this licence as well.

License Consultancy

Not sure the appropriate licence for you? We can advise you through the entire process to help you make the right choice.

New Licence Cost

Find out accurate pricing of a licence application, not just top line numbers. Get the total costs including any legal fees, office fees, consultancy fees.

Ongoing Costs

The maintenance costs of each license is can differ significantly. And, its not just application fee. Some require a local presence, tax rates vary.

Game Provider Costs

Not all licenses are viewed equal. It is important to consider the extra costs, such as game provider fees. This is especially relevant when operating on offshore licence.

Online Gaming Licence Help

Get answers to the most common questions.

Wherever you plan to target, whatever trype of games your wish to offer, a quick conversation with Adrenawin can help to steer you in the right direction when it comes to your online gambling license.


Do gaming licenses have to be renewed?

Yes. All licenses have to be renewed and reviewed. This is to ensure you're still operating under the rules of your license and you will be required to prove this with your renewal application. We can handle renewals for you and maintain compliance through regular bookkeeping as your accounting firm.

What will stop us from getting a gambling license?

There are many factors that will affect this process, the first of which will be a criminal conviction. If you have one, you won't get a license. Then things such as general compliance, who are you, who are the directors, where are you based, how will you check players and handle payments, will you do KYC/AML checks, where has the money come from to start the casino, how will the game be financed etc Speak with us to determine your eligibility for certain licenses.

How long does it take to get a gaming license?

It really depends on how prepared you are for compliance and what license you require. It can take anywhere from 2 weeks to 3 months to get sorted, or longer if your business is not yet ready for the license to be issued.

What is a gaming license?

Well simply put, you cannot facilitate the act of gambling without a suitable license, be that in a physical casino or an online egaming platform. It is illegal around the world to do so, while each licence only allows the operation of such business in certainly locations and to certain nationals. Speak with a specialist consultant or lawyer before starting any gambling business.

How much is a gaming license?

Gaming licenses vary greatly, as do the costs. Prices start from £15,000 for the easiest and least intrusive to secure licenses, up to £100,000 per year for some of the more complex jurisdictions and licenses. it will really depend on where you need to license and what type of egaming license you require.

How do you get a gaming license?

Securing a gaming license is not a simple process and should be carried out be specialists in the industry. You will need to provide significant documentation to prove your compliance and suitability for the license, no matter where that license may be from.

What games can be licensed from Curacao?

There are no restrictions on the types of games that can be licensed, making Curacao attractive for a whole host of different games such as bingo, lotto, poker, crash, slots, competitions, sportsbooks and betting.

Can I complain to a Curacao casino?

Being licensed out of Curacao does not come with the same level of restriction of requirement as other jurisdictions. The cost is lower and the process simpler and unfortunately this often means that customer services is at the bottom of the list for those running the site. You can complain of course and depending on the platform and their desire to keep you as a customer, you may get the support you need.

Do Bitcoin gambling sites need a licence?

Online gaming sites accepting Bitcoin are required to obtain a licence before operating, in the same way a 'normal' gambling site would. However, the process of obtaining a licence for a cryptocurrency gambling site is considerably harder - licencing authority options are extremely limited. If you wish to open an online casino accepting cryptocurrencies, leading online gaming experts Adrenawin can obtain a crypto gaming licence for you.

Where should I incorporate my online casino?

There are a few countries where you can incorporate an online casino, along with a suitable licence for your activities. The countries are, on the most part, UK (plus Isle of Man and The Channel Islands), Gibraltar, Malta, Curacao and Antigua & Barbuda. Remember, the licencing country will have a set list of requirements including countries you must geo-block for your gambling activities. Online gaming experts Adrenawin will be able to explain the difference between all the different options.

How much is an online gaming licence?

Online egaming licenses, also know as remote gambling or betting licences vary in cost depending on the issuing jurisdiction. The cost will further vary depending on whether the gambling authority requires you to have a company in the jurisdiction (increasing costs) and which countries are white-listed. As such, an online gaming licence cost can range from tens of thousands of US Dollars upwards.

Where can I get a Payment Service Provider for my Online Gambling site?

Accepting debit or credit cards online via a PSP for any gaming, egaming, remote gambling, casino or betting site will be challenging. However, it is possible and you can apply for a Payed payement gateway via Harvex here.The most important factor is you are likely to have far more success when applying for a PSP via an existing contact of the Payment Service Providers, who the PSP's know and trust. The payment provider will want to ensure chargebacks and fraud are minimal, and this is helped by robust company processes, the correct license and ongoing compliance. Companies such as Harvex have strong relationships with Gaming/Gambling PSP's, which can help support your application, both on a success rate and also on timescales.

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