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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 has no connection with slotlar777.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with slotlar777.com.   Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated on slotlar777.com, are false and misleading.

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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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Licence Suspended for Star World Limited

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘Authority’) is hereby notifying that Star World Limited, remote gaming licence MGA/CL1/1020/2014, has been suspended as of 31st July, 2017. Star World Limited has thus been directed to indefinitely suspend all gaming operations, cease to register new players, suspend all transactions on all websites, including deposits and withdrawals, and submit all data and […]

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Tender for the Construction, Installation and Dismantling of a Stand at EiG, in Berlin, Germany, Transportation, Installation and Dismantling at SiGMA

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has issued a Tender for the Construction, Installation & Dismantling of a Stand at EiG, European iGaming Congress & Expo at Arena, Berlin, Germany for the period 30 October, to 1 November, 2017, and Subsequent Transportation from Berlin to Malta and Installation & Dismantling at SiGMA, Summit of iGaming Malta, at Malta Fairs […]

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The FIAU Announces Extension to the Consultation Period on the Application of Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Funding of Terrorism Obligations to the Remote Gaming Sector

Reference is made to the consultation document published on 10 July 2017 by the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) and the Malta Gaming Authority, on the application of anti-money laundering and countering the funding of terrorism obligations to the remote gaming sector.  The FIAU is hereby advising interested parties that the consultation period is being […]

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Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy & Innovation, Hon. Silvio Schembri Visits the MGA

The Parliamentary Secretary responsible for Financial Services, Digital Economy, and Innovation, Hon. Silvio Schembri MP visited the Malta Gaming Authority offices at Smart City Malta, on Wednesday 12thJuly 2017. Parliamentary Secretary Schembri was welcomed by the MGA’s Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri and was given an opportunity to tour the premises and meet the Authority’s employees […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority Publishes a White Paper Proposing Major Reforms to Malta’s Gaming Legal Framework

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has today published a White Paper proposing major reforms to Malta’s Gaming Legal Framework. The main objective behind this proposed overhaul is to repeal all the existing legislation and replace it with a singular primary Act of Parliament entitled the Gaming Act, together with subsidiary legislation covering horizontally the main […]

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The MGA and FIAU Publish Public Consultation on the Application of Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Funding of Terrorism Obligations to the Remote Gaming Sector

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) earlier today jointly published a consultation document on the forthcoming application of anti-money laundering and combatting the funding of terrorism (AML/CFT) requirements to holders of licences to operate games of chance and games of chance and skill via means of distance communication (licensees). […]

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