Land Based Gaming
The Commission presently licenses and regulates three (3) land based gaming activities: Poker Rooms, Raffles and Electronic Gaming Devices.
On October 3, 2007 the Commission enacted its Regulations concerning Poker Rooms. There are currently four (4) Poker Room licensees.
On November 9, 2011 the Commission enacted its Regulations concerning Raffles (which did not come into effect until January 1, 2012).
On March 29, 2018, the Commission enacted its Regulations concerning Electronic Gaming Devices. There are currently two (2) Electronic Gaming Device licensees.
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.
Presently, the Commission licenses and regulates interactive gaming, terrestrial poker rooms and raffles conducted within the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke.
In accordance with its Regulations concerning Poker Rooms, the Commission licenses and regulates terrestrial poker rooms that are located within the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke.
Pursuant to its Regulations concerning Raffles (enacted November 9, 2011), the Commission authorizes raffles offering a Prize over $5,000.00 that are conducted by Eligible Organizations within the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke.
In accordance with its Regulations concerning Electronic Gaming Devices, the Commission licenses and regulates electronic gaming devices that are located within the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawà:ke.
Who We Serve
For information on the types of licences issued under the Regulations concerning Poker Rooms, Regulations concerning Electronic Gaming Devices, and Regulations concerning Raffles and a list of our current licence holders.Learn More
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.Learn More
For information on the amendment of existing regulations and the introduction of new regulations and community consultation.Learn More
Please use the provided link to access forms related to land-based Poker Rooms or Raffles that are licensed by the Kahnawà:ke Gaming Commission.
Interactive GamingClick here to access the Interactive Gaming section!
Land Based Gaming News
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…
MAGIC PALACE UPDATE (MOHAWK TERRITORY OF KAHNAWAKE – October 19, 2023) – The Kahnawake Gaming Commission (the “Commission”) has been consistently licensing and regulating both online and land-based gaming for over 27 years. The Commission has always been guided by the principles set out in the Kahnawake Gaming Law, and…
(MOHAWK TERRITORY OF KAHNAWAKE – October 8, 2023) – On October 4, 2023, at a duly convened meeting, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission (the “Commission”) unanimously decided Mr. Luftar Hysa was unsuitable to be licensed by the Commission as a Key Person. The Commission’s decision followed a lengthy and thorough investigation…