Kahnawà:ke was one of the first jurisdictions in the world to recognize the opportunities afforded by the interactive gaming industry.
Complaints, queries and investigations are received and reviewed by the Commission in accordance with the procedures set out in Regulations with the assistance of professional advisors.
The Regulations are designed to ensure that all interactive gaming and gaming related activities conducted within or from the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke satisfy several basic principles.
The Commission’s primary function is to provide for the protection of players who choose to participate in the online gaming offered by the Commission’s permit holders.
The Kahnawà:ke Gaming Commission logo is linked to a Logo Certification Program which will enable players to verify that a site bearing the Commission's logo is properly licensed – by simply clicking on the logo itself.
All applications received by the Commission must include the information described in the Regulations and application forms and the appropriate application fee.
Presently, the Commission issues five types of licenses under its Regulations concerning Interactive Gaming.
The Commission's Regulations concerning Interactive Gaming provide that it may appoint one or more Approved Agents to carry out several functions, for and on behalf of the Commission.
This page contains Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) surrounding interactive gaming in Kahnawà:ke.
Land Based Gaming
The Commission presently licenses and regulates three (3) types of land based gaming activities: Poker Rooms, Raffles and Electronic Gaming Devices.
If you would like to submit feedback to the Kahnawà:ke Gaming Commission related to licensed land-based gaming, please email us.
The Kahnawà:ke Gaming Law empowers the Commission to enact such regulations as are necessary to fulfill its mandate as the gaming regulator for Kahnawà:ke.
Please use the listed links to access forms related to land-based Poker Rooms, Electronic Gaming Devices, or Raffles that are licensed by the Kahnawà:ke Gaming Commission.
The Commission issues Poker Room Licenses under its Regulations concerning Poker Rooms to approved terrestrial poker rooms operating within the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke.
The Commission's primary function is to provide for the protection of players who choose to participate in the gaming offered by the Commission's Land-Based Gaming Facility Operators.
COMMUNITY CONSULTATION NOTICE (MOHAWK TERRITORY OF KAHNAWÀ:KE – November 22, 2023) The Kahnawà:ke Gaming Commission has received a request to amend the Regulations concerning Electronic Gaming Devices. The following are the proposed amendments: 1. To add new subsections 155D., 155E., 155F. to section 155 dealing with player cards: 155D. A…
For immediate release Paxson Marketing Ltd. TERMINATION OF CLIENT PROVIDER AUTHORIZATION (MOHAWK TERRITORY OF KAHNAWAKE – November 13, 2023) – The Client Provider Authorization held by Paxson Marketing Ltd. (“Paxson”) was terminated effective November 13, 2023 (the “effective date”). The following online gaming site, operated by Paxson, is no longer…
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