Monthly Archives: February 2018

The Malta Gaming Authority sets up a new Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Unit

Further to the transposition of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive into Maltese Law (http://www.mga.org.mt/fiau-publishes-legal-notice-372-2017-prevention-money-laundering-funding-terrorism-regulations/), the wide ranging consultations carried out between the FIAU and the MGA including the publication of the AML/CFT supervisory mechanisms carried out last year, the MGA would like to inform all its licensees and subject persons that a new Anti-Money Laundering […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority participates at ICE Totally Gaming 2018 in London

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) once again participated at the annual ICE Totally Gaming Exhibition held in London. This year, the event took place between 6 and 8 February 2018 at the London ExCel. ICE Totally Gaming is an annual B2B gaming event which gathers all major gaming operators, regulators, suppliers and service providers from […]

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The FIAU and the MGA publish a revised consultation document on the application of AML and CFT obligations to the remote gaming sector

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”) and the Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”) are today issuing a second revised Consultation Document on the application of anti-money laundering and combatting the funding of terrorism (“AML/CFT”) requirements to anyone who is licensed to provide a service involving the wagering of a stake with monetary value in games of […]

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Licence Suspended for Phoenix International Limited

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘Authority’) is hereby notifying that Phoenix International Limited, remote gaming licence MGA/CL2/1163/2016, has been suspended as of 2nd of February, 2018. Phoenix International Limited has thus been directed to indefinitely suspend all gaming operations, cease to register new players or accept any deposits on the Licence and to submit all data and […]

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