Volume: 2 Issue: 5
derek p cannon
isle of man gambling control commissioners
isle of man
The Isle of Man is considered a ‘tier one’ jurisdiction in relation to the promotion and regulation of online gaming. In achieving this exalted status at the infancy stage of a new online gambling industry it has placed the island, as never before, in the spotlight of media glare. However for the Isle of Man the licensing and regulating of online gambling operations is only the latest chronicle in a long line of being proactive within the gambling environment. This article traces the development of gambling regulation in the Isle of Man and its continued evolution with online gambling.