"Elevating the Curaçao Gaming Industry"

"Elevating the Curaçao Gaming Industry"

"Elevating the Curaçao Gaming Industry"

"Elevating the Curaçao Gaming Industry"

Welcome to the website of the Curaçao Gaming Control Board. We are the regulator for the Curaçao land-based casino industry, the licensing authority for all lotteries, charity bingo, charity bon ku ne and the licensing authority and supervisor for online gaming.


For the reopening of the online gaming portal as of July 15, 2024, please click here.

For the latest guidelines on the deadline of March 31, 2024 to register and apply for an online gaming license under the existing law, you can click here.

For the extension of the deadline of March 31, 2024 to April 30, 2024, you can click here.

For the latest online gaming license application submission guidelines, you can click here.


The GCB is also the supervisor for the Curaçao gaming industry for compliance with legislation and regulation regarding anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/ CFT).

Latest publications on AML/ CFT: 

 Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Authorities formalize their collaboration       

Amendment to the National Ordinance on Identification when rendering Services (PB 2017, no. 92) and the National Ordinance on the Reporting of Unusual Transactions (PB 2017, no. 99) as of May 16, 2024

AML/ CFT/ CPF - regulations for landbased and online casinos

The Gaming Control Board strives to protect the interest of the public and the integrity and stability of the Curaçao gaming industry, by ensuring that all gaming is conducted honestly, responsibly, competitively and free from criminal and corruptive elements, thereby elevating the Curaçao gaming industry.


Our Partners

Proper regulation of all relevant aspects of the gaming sector requires the right partners and affiliation with the right peer membership organizations. These are some of our VIPs (Very Important Partners):

The Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) and the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Curaçao are our fellow AML/CFT supervisors and our sparring partners in all topics that regard anti-money laundering and the countering of the financing of terrorism.

Fundashon pa Maneho di Adikshon is our primary local partner in the promotion of responsible gaming and the fight against gambling addiction.

The GCB is a Silver Member of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG). For the GCB and FMA, this membership is an important source of knowledge, resources and networking opportunities in support of our efforts to prevent and reduce the harm that gambling addiction can inflict.

We are a member of the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). This membership provides gaming regulators the opportunity to share knowledge and experience with their peers, and to stay abreast of important developments in the gaming industry.