The Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA)¬†Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri participated in the World Gaming Executive Summit (WGES) held in Barcelona, Spain between 5 and 7 July 2016. The WGES takes place each year and brings together global expert speakers to debate and discuss emerging trends and issues affecting the global gaming industry, providing new ideas for online and offline gaming innovation. Over 250 high profile executives from leading land-based and online gaming operators, casinos, lotteries and solution providers attended the event. The seniority, reputation and the global reach make the World Gaming Executive Summit, the most exclusive and influential gathering for the gaming industry and all those affiliated to it.

Mr Cuschieri delivered a presentation on the first day of the summit. The topic of the presentation was: Malta – The new Generation of Gaming Regulation. In his presentation, Mr Cuschieri explained the rationale behind the upcoming new gaming legislation and the focus of the MGA on simplicity, efficacy of regulation and the strategic thrusts behind the reforms undertaken by the MGA in recent years.