WHY THE ISLE OF MAN
The Isle of Man has established itself as the premier jurisdiction for the regulation and administration of online gaming companies, providing unparalleled benefits to those who choose to license their businesses in the Island.
From a financial perspective, the Island boasts a low betting duty, 0% Corporation Tax, 0% Capital Gains Tax, and 0% Inheritance Tax, making it an attractive destination for businesses and individuals alike. Plus, with incentives available for staff moving to the Island and generous grant assistance for businesses looking to relocate or base their operations, the Isle of Man provides an environment that supports and fosters growth.
In terms of regulatory structure, the Gambling Supervision Commission offers a simple and clear licensing regime, with all verticals fitting under one licence and an uncomplicated fee arrangement. Operators can choose from relevant licences, including Network Licence, Full Licence, and Sub-Licence, as well as White Label activities. A Software Supplier’s Licence is also available, covering a range of activities.
Licence applications typically take 12 weeks from submission to have the application reviewed by the regulator. All licence holders have access to a pre-approved games register, with B2C operators able to deploy games without requiring pre-approval.
The Isle of Man is renowned for its player protection measures and innovative regulatory approach, with recent developments including legislation allowing cryptocurrencies and digital assets to be used in gambling and the licensing of the world’s first blockchain betting operator.
EXPERIENCE THE BEAUTIFUL ISLE OF MAN
As well as being the safest place in the British Isles, the Isle of Man is the world's only entire nation UNESCO Biosphere. Residents and visitors experience a vibrant community, compelling 10,000 year history and awe-inspiring nature.
For a fast pace, the Isle of Man TT is the ultimate ‘must see it’ event for motorsport fans across the globe.
Every year the Isle of Man turns into motorcycle nirvana as the world’s greatest road racers gather to test themselves against the incredible ‘Mountain Course’ – a 37.73 mile beast of a course carved out of the Island’s closed public roads.
The TT takes place over a two week period with the first week dominated by qualifying sessions, followed by a week of racing. Qualifying Week is becoming increasingly more popular for first time and seasoned visitors alike, with qualifying sessions taking place most evenings, leaving the days free to explore the natural beauty that the Island has to offer.