Author Archives: Malta Gaming Authority

MGA’s Executive Chairman featured on the European CEO magazine.

MGA’s Executive Chairman Joseph Cuschieri speaks about the rollout of the new legal regime in the editorial of the European CEO magazine. He explains how the proposed new framework will allow for the adoption of different regulatory approaches with the major change being the shift from a prescriptive to a risk based approach underpinned by […]

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Act XXVIII of 2017 – Amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act

The Malta Gaming Authority would like to inform its licensees and the general public that Act XXVIII of 2017 was published in the Government Gazette on 1st December 2017.  This Act introduces a series of amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act [Cap 373], a number of which form part of the transposition of […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority issues call for interested parties to register interest and provide details on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and/or Cryptocurrency projects

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is continuously analysing ongoing developments in the fields of Distributed Ledger Technology (‘DLT’) and cryptocurrencies including their application in various technology and innovation driven industries. Conscious of the need to remain at the forefront of innovation and to keep up with new developments in these technologies within the gaming industry, […]

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The MGA announces the setting up of the European Gaming Institute of Malta (EGIM)

The European Gaming Institute of Malta (EGIM) was officially launched today following an agreement signed between the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST). The agreement was signed during a press conference which was addressed by the Minister for Education and Employment, Hon. Evarist Bartolo, Parliamentary Secretary for Financial […]

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The MGA Publishes its Interim Performance Report for the Gaming Industry for the Period January to June 2017

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published its interim performance report for the period January to June 2017. The report reviews the performance of the gaming industry under the governance of MGA in terms of economic value added, employment, number of licensed operators and tax revenue together with developments in demand trends and in the […]

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MGA Launches Second Phase of Licensee Relationship Management System

The Malta Gaming Authority (‘the Authority’) would like to inform its licensees and prospective applicants that phase two of the Licensee Relationship Management System (LRMS) has been launched on Friday 10th November 2017. The second phase of this project includes the following types of online applications / services: Declaration of Go Live Application; Incident Reporting; […]

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Compliance and Systems Audits Service Provider Framework

The current Compliance and Systems Audits Service Provider Framework has expired on 14th September 2017. It is the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) intention to move towards a process whereby Service Providers interested in performing Compliance and/or Systems Audits may apply to the MGA for their suitability to be assessed and approved. Operators licensed by the […]

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MGA Executive Chairman participates in the annual IAGR conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa

The Executive Chairman of the Malta Gaming Authority once again participated in the annual International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) conference held in Johannesburg, South Africa. The International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) consists of representatives from gaming regulatory organisations throughout the world. Its mission is to advance the effectiveness and efficiency of gaming regulation […]

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The MGA launches an efficient and user-friendly Licensee Relationship Management System

During a press conference addressed by the Malta Gaming Authority’s Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri and the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation, Hon. Silvio Schembri, the MGA announced the launch of a New Licensee Relationship Management System accessible through a secure and dedicated web portal. This project, which is the result of a collaboration between the MGA and […]

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The MGA Announces Extension to the Consultation Period on the White Paper proposing major reforms to Malta’s Gaming Legal Framework

Reference is made to the White Paper published on 12 July 2017 by the Malta Gaming Authority, proposing major reforms to Malta’s Gaming Legal Framework.  The MGA is hereby advising interested parties that the consultation period is being extended from Wednesday 23 August 2017 to close of business on Monday 4 September 2017. Feedback and/or […]

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