Our Licenses

Our Licenses

Amaya prides itself on complying with country-specific licensing frameworks and holds more online poker licenses than any e-gaming company. We actively seek to promote and inform relevant regulators on the benefits licensing brings and the key commercial decisions that need to be considered in order to successfully regulate online poker. Amaya currently holds gaming licenses for PokerStars and Full Tilt in the jurisdictions below. If you have further queries about our licenses or represent a regulator please get in touch with us via licensing@rationalgroup.com.

License Matrix

Jurisdiction Brand License granted License no. Regulator
Isle of Man PokerStars July 31, 2005 N/A IoM Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC)
  Full Tilt      
  BetStars      
Italy PokerStars October 10, 2008 15023 Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (AAMS)
  BetStars      
France PokerStars June 25, 2010, renewed June 7, 2016 0006-PO-2010-06-25. Renewed: 0006-PS-2016-06-07 Autorité de regulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL)
  BetStars      
Estonia PokerStars September 20, 2010 12.2-2/283-1 Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB)
Belgium PokerStars April 20, 2011 E 121495 Belgium Gaming Commission (BGC)
Malta PokerStars December 22, 2011 LGA/CL3/795/2011 Malta Gaming Authority (MGA)
  Full Tilt      
  BetStars January 20, 2015 MGA/CL2/1059/2014  
Denmark PokerStars January 1, 2012 11-204104 Danish Gambling Authority (DGA)
  Full Tilt      
  BetStars November 15, 2016 15-2012620  
Spain PokerStars June 1, 2012 03-11/GO/46124I/SGR Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ)
  BetStars June 2, 2014 ADC/2014/003  
Germany PokerStars December 21, 2012 N/A Schleswig Holstein 
Bulgaria PokerStars February 18, 2014 N/A Bulgarian Gambling Commission (BGC)
Greece PokerStars In cooperation with Diamond Link N/A https://www.gamingcommission.gov.gr
Greece Full Tilt In cooperation with Diamond Link N/A https://www.gamingcommission.gov.gr
United Kingdom PokerStars November 1, 2014 000-039108-R-319334-001 Gambling Commission
  Full Tilt      
  BetStars      
Ireland BetStars July 29, 2015 1010114 National Excise Licence Office
Romania PokerStars September 1, 2016 N/A The Romanian National Gambling Office
BetStars  
New Jersey PokerStars September 30, 2015, renewed 31 March, 2016 Transactional waiver New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement
Portugal PokerStars November 25, 2016 005/2016 Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos