The new licensing round in Spain: a quick guide for applicants

14th November 2014

On November 1st the Spanish gambling commission has started a new licensing process which will last until December 9th at 13.00 CET. Under this new licensing process, operators will be able to apply for:

  • A General License, for all types of online games
  • A License for Online Slots (not permitted until now)

Review of applications will be a maximum of 6 months. All approved new license holders will receive their license at the same date.

An initial technical certification will allow operators to launch their service. The complete technical certification should take place within 4 months from the license issuing date.

This webinar will take you through the exact details of the above Licenses, the requirements as well as the timelines for the application. Pending confirmation, you will also receive detailed information on the requirements and process regarding the technical certification.

Please find the webinar slides here, and the licensing checklist here.


Willem van Oort
Gran Via Online
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CEO of GranViaOnline & Founder of Gaming in Holland; the leading industry community consisting of the LinkedIn Group, Newsletters, Business Drinks and Yearly Conference.

Pedro Lopez
MartinAndino Law Firm
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Pedro López Martín-Andino is the Managing Partner of MartínAndino Abogados and Head of a young and dynamic Firm that has consolidated its position as a leader in its main practice areas Pedro López graduated in Law from the CEU San Pablo University, Madrid, specialising in EU Law in 1996 and earned a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Law from ICADE University, Madrid, in 1997. He is fluent in Spanish, English and French.

Andrew Rosewarne
NMi Gaming
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Andrew Rosewarne is Director of NMi Gaming and Managing Director of NMi UK offering testing and compliance services to the international gaming industry.