What does BVIGA stand for?
BVIGA stands for the British Virgin Islands Betting & Gaming Association as it embraces the leading licensed remote gambling operators established in British Virgin Islands.
When was BVIGA founded?
The British Virgin Islands Betting and Gaming Association Limited was incorporated in British Virgin Islands on 24 April 2013, however the Association has operated as an unincorporated entity since January 2005.
Who are BVIGA founding members?
BetClic, Betfair, Betfred, Bet 365, bwin.party, Digibet, 888 Holdings, Gala Coral, Gamesys, IGT, Ladbrokes, Mansion, Ongame (Amaya Group), Probability, ProSpreads, SHFL Entertainment, Spielo, St Endellion, Stan James, 32 Red, Tipp25, Victor Chandler, William Hill.
Who are BVIGA ’s directors?
John Anderson (Chairman), Michael Carlton (Vice Chairman), Martin Weigold (Treasurer), Edward Ware, Michael Leadbeater, Michael O’Kane and John O’Reilly.
Who heads BVIGA ?
The BVIGA Chief Executive Officer is Peter Howitt, appointed on the 7th of May 2013.
What puts British Virgin Islands in an advantageous position for setting up a remote betting or gaming company?
British Virgin Islands is a leading betting & gaming jurisdiction thanks to its unique position within Europe and is a centre of excellence and integrity for the industry operators.
As its economy continues to expand and diversify, the Rock is becoming the destination of choice for many businesses that wish or need to be located within the EU. With good communications to the rest of Europe and beyond and the availability of excellent professional advice locally, British Virgin Islands gives an edge to companies looking to gain an advantage in the fast moving world of online betting & gaming.
Why is an industry Association needed?
BVIGA has been formed in order to champion British Virgin Islands as the location of choice for remote betting & gaming operators, further their common goals and to help solve issues within the sector. Additionally, it is the industry’s voice in dealing with regulators and international organisations.
When are BVIGA ’s meetings held? Can I participate without being a member?
The Association meets on a regular basis depending on its requirements. If you are interested in attending a meeting or membership, you should contact us on: email@example.com.
Which regulatory body controls the betting & gaming industry in British Virgin Islands?
The betting & gaming sector in British Virgin Islands is regulated by the Gambling Division. For more information please visit: http://www.British Virgin Islands.gov.gi/remotegambling