How to Start a Gaming Website

Andrew Price
Posted by Andrew Price
2WinPower Partner, owner of the gambling establishments network.
Updated: 27/03/2016

High technologies that are widespread nowadays help people to run their business on the Internet. The opportunities for unique accessibility make it extremely easy to implement things that weren’t possible a few years ago. Mobile technologies are now so developed that such thing as a profitable website can be designed without any difficulties if it is appropriately developed.

Of course, to succeed in such sphere as gambling business it is important to have a certain level of knowledge. With the amount of information available on the internet, it is entirely possible to comprehend everything by yourself. However, things get much easier when you have a helpful hand to guide you to the desired success. If you look through the following stages you will understand how to start a gaming website. 

What you need to know before starting a gaming website

Market research

Starting a gaming website you will have to understand the state of the market and its needs and get an in-depth information about a specific geographic, social or other segment. Professionals from marketing agencies will help you. You should remember that many people from different countries can visit your site, but to make it interesting and profitable it is necessary to find a special audience, those who are really adore gaming. 

Acquisition of license

How to start a gaming website? First of all you should make it legal. Nowadays gambling industry is under the unfaltering watch of the government authorities. But gambling is prohibited in many countries so if you want to start gambling business it will be more comfortable for you to choose such jurisdictions as the Isle of Man or Curacao. They grant licenses which are valid in some other jurisdictions as well. As an example, take a look at these options that are usually chosen by the new operators.






Costa Rica


$1K (every month)

1-2% of revenue

Reliable anti-money laundering system



$75K (every year)

No taxes

Short licensing period (from 14 days)



$2K (every year)

5% of revenue

Highly protected jurisdiction



No renewal

5% of income

European coverage area

The Isle of Man


$43K (every year)

0.1-1.5% of revenue

Sports gambling is prioritized here

Starting a gaming website with an absence of the license will cause many problems. The most popular payment systems won’t work with an illegal online casino. Also the license is a guarantee of the fact that your gambling website is trustworthy and transparent. 

Domain name

This is an important part of your personal brand and you need to invent a domain name which will be easy for users to remember. Choose it around your target audience since it is the primary source of your income.

Acquisition of hosting

This stage has a high level of necessity while starting a gaming website. It is important to provide zero error capacity, security against hackers and common safety of your site. Some providers offer to their clients not only a software, but hosting system as well. 

Creation of a website

How to start a gaming website and make it successful? Think of its design. It must be attractive, colorful and its interface needs to be easy for players. Here, you have two options to choose from:

  1. Hire freelance web-designers that will spend some time learning about the intricacies of the sphere and then implement the received knowledge into the practice. As a result, you spend more time, less money, and have specific risks of future incompatibilities.
  2. Hire professional front- and back-end developers who will quickly shape up the organizational process and design the website in less than a week. You will soon get a fully-functional platform, spend a bit more resources, and have a complete guarantee from the developers in case something goes wrong.

Integration of games

Obviously if we speak about starting a gaming website it means that you must fill your gaming resource with games. Today casino games are complex and expensive software products. This is why you should choose a developer carefully, because your future income will depend on how interested in your gaming portfolio players will be. Look for the providers that:

  • have all the necessary quality certificates that guarantee immaculate product and services you are going to receive from them;
  • offer an extended list of entertaining content, not limiting you with the most popular options on the market;
  • can develop personally-designed games that you might have on your mind to increase the traffic;
  • bear immaculate reputation on the market and have mostly positive reviews from the former clients.

All the above mentioned stages are the basis of a difficult process of creation a gaming website. Certainly there are other things you will be able to cope with, such as promotion of a site, choosing payment systems, provision of a technical support and so on. 


Well, if you have a desire, that’s a good start. The rest can be obtained if you are determined enough to implement your idea into reality. Of course, looking for the necessary information is a nice way out, but with no real experience, you might have not enough resources. With this in mind, you can always resort to such companies as 2WinPower. The responsive support team will describe you all peculiarities of our cooperation and proficient technicians will develop an outstanding and highly beneficial platform in no time. All you need to do is to contact us and allow us to start.

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If you have any questions or you want to consult a professional, you can address to 2WinPower — a trustworthy and experienced company which dominate in such popular area as gambling industry. 

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