Yearly Archives: 2015

National Gambling Helpline (1777) launched by Responsible Gaming Foundation

The Responsible Gaming  Foundation, which was founded in 2014, launched another of its projects for this year. Indeed, a National Helpline was set up to provide support and guidance  to those individuals, family members or significant other who are experiencing any problems related to gambling.  Individuals in need can contact the Helpline either through its […]

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MGA Regulatory notice on 12wincasino.net

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with 12wincasino.net. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated on 12wincasino.net’s website are false and misleading.

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The FIAU publishes the Implementing Procedures Part II applicable to land-based casinos

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) has today published the Implementing Procedures, Part II, that are specifically applicable to land-based casinos. These must be read in conjunction with Part I of the Implementing Procedures. The purpose of this Part II of the Implementing Procedures is to focus on certain sections as highlighted in Part I which are more generic and thus warrant some further elaboration at industry-specific level in order […]

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MGA Regulatory notice on betwien.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with betwien.com. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated on betwien.com’s website are false and misleading.

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Tender for the Supply, Installation, Configuration, Maintenance and Training of Staff for a Mobile Device Management System for the MGA

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has issued a Tender for the Supply, Installation, Configuration, Maintenance and Training of Staff for a Mobile Device Management System for the MGA. Interested bidders can either request a physical copy of the tender document directly from the Authority or download it from here.   DATE TIME Date Published September 15, 2015 Deadline for […]

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The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) interviews the MGA’s Chairman

The MGA’s Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri The Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri gave an exclusive interview to the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) for their September 2015 issue on Consumer Protection in Online Gambling. The article titled, ‘Keeping Malta at the forefront of online gambling regulation’ takes a look at the […]

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Update to the procedure for the collection of Criminal Conduct Records

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) would like to inform its licensees and new applicants regarding an update to the procedure for the collection of criminal conduct records (fedina penali) from the Malta Police Force, as instructed by the latter. Applicants, who are required to submit the Maltese criminal conduct record with their Personal Declaration Application […]

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The MGA publishes a Concept Paper relating to Outsourcing in Remote Gaming

As the remote gaming industry continues to develop, grow and venture into new markets, it is increasingly relying on outsourcing. Notwithstanding the fact that the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has long accepted this practice and intends to continue upholding it, it deems a policy on the subject matter is necessary. For this reason, the MGA […]

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The MGA publishes its “Fit and Proper” guidelines and a consultation on the Key Official fitness and propriety requirements

Malta is in the process of overhauling its regulatory framework governing the gaming sector in order to future proof the industry and align it to new realities and challenges. A wide range of policies are being critically reviewed to amongst other things, continuously raise standards of governance and reinforce the supervisory and compliance monitoring of […]

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Quotation for Supply of Letterheads, Envelopes and Complimentary Slips Awarded by the MGA

Following the Quotations Request for the supply of letterheads, envelopes and complimentary slips, issued by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) on August 4, 2015, Colour Image was chosen as the winning bidder, after having met all the required specifications at the cheapest bid. Further information may be obtained from the list affixed on the MGA notice board. In […]

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