FAQ's

What is the CGCC? BGC? FinCEN? ​  The California Gambling Control Commission.  The Bureau of Gambling Control.  Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (IRS).


Are there any new gaming licenses?   There is a statewide moratorium that prohibits any new licenses or the moving from one city to another city of current license until 2020.  Currently, you can only purchase an existing license.


Can a license be moved to another city or county?   Not while the moratorium is in place; currently 2020.


Is it difficult to get a gambling license? The licensing process is long and complicated. EZC can guide you through the process and be your advocate.


Can I be a banking group?  Yes. There are no restrictions on registering to be a Third Party Provider of Proposition Player Services.  EZC can guide you through the process and be your advocate.


What if I’ve been convicted of a crime?  All felonies disqualify you and certain misdemeanors may.


What is NPN?  No Purchase Necessary.  This is required on some promotions offered in the California card rooms/casinos.


What is Title 31?  Title 31 requires all businesses (including casinos) in the United States to document any cash transaction over $10,000.00.  EZC has the recognized expertise to implement policy & procedures, train personnel, and audit your program.


Why can’t a card room have slot machines?  Slot machines are illegal in California (except for Tribal Casinos).


Are there card rooms for sale?  There is always a license for sale.  There are less than 100 left in the state.  Please contact EZC for any questions or for more information.

(951) 965-2978