Gambling in Gibraltar
Basically all forms of gambling are legal in Gibraltar. Under the gambling act of 2005 all providers must receive a state-issued license to operate legally. The small British territory is known primarily for online gambling.
Roughly 60 percent of the world’s online gambling and betting goes through Gibraltar. There are 26 registered online casinos, including the world-famous bookmaker Ladbrokes.
As Gibraltar has a population of only 30,000 people the vast majority of gambling business involves overseas players. There are not enough domestic gamblers to support the industry.
Online Gambling in Gibraltar
The majority of gambling in Gibraltar is of the online variety. Roughly 12 percent of the workforce is employed in online gambling, and some major bookmakers like Ladbrokes and William Hill are located there.