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Happy holidays!

Dec 21, 2018

The President and the Secretariat of the Gaming Commission wish you and ...

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List of banned gambling websites

Dec 12, 2018

Here you can find the black list of the gambling websites that are illegal according to the Gaming Commission.

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Secretariat closed on June 13th and 20th 2018

Jun 12, 2018

Due to acute labour shortage, the reception of the Secretariat of the Gaming Commission (situated on the 5th floor) will exceptionally be closed on...

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Would you like to check which games of chance are permitted in Belgium? Are you curious about the licences needed by operators of games of chance? And what are the legal requirements for  online games of chance?

The Gaming Commission is pleased to provide an answer to these and other questions. Since 1999, we have been fulfilling a key role in providing advice, approving licence applications and monitoring compliance within the industry. Our website gives  you information about our powers, our partners and our legal basis.

If you still have any questions after reading the website, please contact us. You will find our contact details at the top right of each page.
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  • Did you know...

    ... that players who have themselves been excluded from Class I and II gaming establishments on a voluntary basis are often seen to try and get in anyway? This makes registration with EPIS especially important.

  • Did you know...

    ... that l'Institut fédératif des addictions comportementales (IFAC) in Nantes (France) is a research institute for addictive behaviour? Their website contains a wealth of sources and links of interest.

  • Did you know...

    ... that a voluntary application to be excluded from casinos and gaming arcades by a player is implemented the very same day?

  • Did you know...

    ... that loteries do not fall within the competence of the Belgian Gaming Commission? Thus the National lottery falls under the application of the Act of 19 April 2002 on the rationalisation of the functioning and of the management of the National Lottery. All other lotteries fall under the remit of the Act of 31 December 1851 on lotteries.

Informative Notes to the Sector