Gaming Sectors

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is the single, independent, regulatory body responsible for the governance of all gaming activities in Malta, both online and land-based.

Remote Gaming

The remote gaming sector is the most dynamic and the fastest growing gaming sector in Malta, which is regulated under the provisions of the Remote Gaming Regulations.


News & Events

The Malta Gaming Authority approves the first Cruise Liner Casino

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has approved the first application received from Crystal Cruises, which is represented in Malta by Gollcher Group, for its award-winning Crystal Serenity which will call to Malta on June 5 and 6, 2015. Crystal’s lavish onboard casinos on Crystal Serenity are elegantly stylish venues offering gaming and glittering excitement.  Thrilling […]

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Amendment to the Registration of Players Directive (Directive 4 of 2011)

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘MGA’) hereby notifies that it has amended the Registration of Players Directive (hereinafter the ‘Directive’) with effect from the date of this notice. The following are the amendments: in Clause 7 the requirement to update the details and photograph annually has been amended to a requirement to update when […]

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EU Commission issues report on selected national VAT rules

As from 1 January 2015, the Business-to-Consumer provision of telecommunications, broadcasting and electronic services are to be taxed in the country where the customer belongs. This means that all gambling service providers, regardless of whether the supplier is based in the EU or outside, now have to apply the rules of the respective Member States […]

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