The following is a list of the top 10 most influential regulatory bodies in the gambling world:
1. United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) – Responsible for regulating gambling in the UK, known for its stringent regulations and player protection measures.
2. Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) – Establishes gambling regulations and licenses operators in Malta, a popular hub for online gambling companies.
3. Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) – Responsible for licensing and regulating online gambling operators based in Alderney, a British Crown dependency.
4. Gibraltar Gambling Commission – Regulates and licenses online gambling companies based in Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory.
5. Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission – Regulates and licenses gambling operators based in the Isle of Man, known for its favorable tax regime.
6. Curacao eGaming – One of the oldest online gambling regulators, Curacao provides licenses to numerous online casinos and betting sites.
7. New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) – Regulates online and land-based gambling in the state of New Jersey, playing a significant role in the US gambling industry.
8. Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) – Regulates and oversees the gambling industry in Nevada, including Las Vegas, a major gambling destination.
9. Kahnawake Gaming Commission (KGC) – Regulates and licenses many online gambling operators based on the Kahnawake Mohawk Territory in Canada.
10. Danish Gambling Authority – Responsible for regulating gambling in Denmark, ensuring fair play and player protection.
Please note that the influence of regulatory bodies can vary depending on the specific jurisdiction and gambling sector.