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Tobique First Nation (Neqotkuk) and London, UK – March 21, 2024 – The Tobique Gaming Commission (“TGC”) and Differentia Licensing Advisory Group Limited (“DLAG”) are pleased to announce the issuance of the first B2B License (the “License”) pursuant to the Tobique Gaming Act 2023 (the “Act”) by the TGC to a company (the “Licensee”) under the SOFTSWISS brand. The License was issued to the Licensee following DLAG and TGC’s thorough review of its application to ensure compliance with the Act as well as the Regulations and policies and procedures thereunder (collectively, the “Tobique Gaming Laws”), and giving consideration to the licensing recommendation of DLAG. Subject to ongoing compliance with the Tobique Gaming Laws, with the granting of the License, the Licensee is immediately authorized to engage in its business activities under the jurisdiction of the TGC for a one (1) year term, which term may be renewed in accordance with the Tobique Gaming Laws.

“The DLAG team are pleased to announce that the first Tobique Licence has been granted. This Licensee is under a tier-1 international brand in our industry, recognized for its leading products and services,” commented Graham Martin, Chairman of DLAG. “The uniqueness of the expertise assembled by DLAG is enabling us to expand our Legislation to incorporate new industry innovations whilst handling the growing number of enquires being received for new licenses. These are exciting times for both the gaming world and Tobique!”

“We are incredibly excited to have issued our first License. We want to acknowledge the incredible efforts of the teams within DLAG, to get to this point, and we look forward to continuing to grow our regulatory jurisdiction while maintaining the highest standard of integrity and transparency in the TGC’s licensing process,” added Chief Ross Perley, Chief of Tobique First Nation.

The TGC wishes to confirm that, at this time, DLAG is the only entity with authority under the Act to accept or review license applications as delegates of the TGC. For a list of, and more information with respect to, authorized service providers or suppliers of the TGC, please visit the TGC website where we validate service providers, operators and suppliers by granting an active unique TGC digital seal. Operators wishing to apply to submit license applications to the TGC may do so via DLAG’s licensing portal at

About Tobique First Nation (Neqotkuk) and the Tobique Gaming Commission

Tobique First Nation (Neqotkuk) is a Wolastoqey Nation community in New Brunswick, Canada located along the northern shore of the Tobique river where it meets the Wolastoq river. It is the largest Wolastoqiyik Nation reserve in New Brunswick with a population of approximately 2700. Tobique First Nation has been licensing gaming on its reserve for over 30 years and has successful gaming outlets, bingo hall and a casino. On October 13, 2023 Tobique’s Chief and Council enacted a law titled the “Tobique Gaming Act 2023” to create the Tobique Gaming Commission and to enable the Commission to engage in the licensing of online gaming enterprises from within Tobique’s sovereign territory in accordance with its right to self-government as recognized and affirmed by Section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982.

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About Differentia Licensing Advisory Group Limited

DLAG has assembled an unparalleled team of gaming industry leaders who are deploying their vast knowledge and expertise gained from many decades working in the gaming industry around the globe to ensure the implementation of a regulatory regime at the TGC that understands the needs of operators and platform providers whilst maintaining the highest standards of probity and transparency.

DLAG is collaborating with the TGC to establish the TGC as a premium gaming regulatory body around the globe. The DLAG team consists of specialized companies providing Corporate and Legal Services, Regulatory Compliance, Banking and Payment Processing facilities with some 1,200 staff, 29 worldwide offices headed by management with extensive experience in their respective fields of excellence. For more information about DLAG please visit For further information, please contact:

Tobique Gaming Commission
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Differentia Licensing Advisory Group Limited
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