News & Events

The Malta Gaming Authority Signs MoU with the E-sports Integrity Coalition

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has entered into a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the E-sports Integrity Coalition (ESIC), in the interests of protecting and maintaining the integrity of e-sports and e-sports betting. The aim of this MoU is to foster cooperation between the two entities to avoid the manipulation of e-sports events and […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority Publishes its 2016 Annual Report and Financial Statements – Future Proofing for Sustainability

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for the financial year ending 31 December 2016. The report provides an overview of the activities and work performed throughout the year by the MGA which was focused on the achievement of its vision, mainly driven by the repositioning strategy and the […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority Publishes a Survey into the Consumption of Gaming Services by Maltese Residents

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has for the first time published a survey into the consumption of gaming services by Maltese residents, including economic and social considerations. The scientific survey which was carried out between 2015 and 2016 provides a fair assessment of the gambling behaviours in Malta. It also gives a clearer picture on […]

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The MGA participates in the Gaming Regulators European Forum 2017

The Malta Gaming Authority participated in the annual meeting of the Gaming Regulators European Forum (GREF) held in London between 30 May and 2 June 2017. Dr Michele Magro and Dr Yanica Sant from the MGA’s Legal team attended the event, which included discussions and presentations on the pertinent issues impacting European and international gaming […]

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The National Statistics Office Publishes its Quarterly Report – The Gaming Sector Continues to Grow

The gaming industry continued to grow sustainably during the first quarter of 2017. This was reflected in an increase in the number of remote gaming licence applications received, from 22 in Q1/2016 to 44 in Q1/2017. Furthermore, the MGA issued 26 remote gaming licences during the first quarter of 2017 compared to 14 licences issued […]

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Licence Suspended for CenturionBet Limited

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘Authority’) is hereby notifying that CenturionBet Limited, remote gaming licence MGA/CL2/527/2008, has been suspended as of 6th June, 2017. CenturionBet 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 documentation […]

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Tender for an Electronic Gaming and Sports Betting Machines [Land Based] Enhanced Automated Reporting Platform

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has issued a tender for an Electronic Gaming and Sports Betting Machines [Land Based] Enhanced Automated Reporting Platform. 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 May 19, 2017 Deadline for Submission June 20, […]

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SKY Betting and Gaming Applies for an MGA license – MGA publishes regulatory data for the period Jan – Apr 2017

The MGA is announcing that it has received a formal application from Sky Betting and Gaming for a sports betting license. Joseph Cuschieri, Executive Chairman of the MGA said “We are delighted that a prestigious operator and brand like Skybet applied for a license with the MGA. It is encouraging to see that Malta’s reputation […]

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MGA Reacts To International Media Articles

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) makes reference to a number of media articles which appeared on various international online news portals. The MGA strongly objects to the articles in question which contain factual inaccuracies and a misleading portrayal of the Malta Gaming Authority and the way it operates. The articles in question are based on […]

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Licence Suspended for Sunderlands Online Limited

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘Authority’) is hereby notifying that Sunderlands Online Limited, remote gaming licence MGA/CL2/101/2000, has been suspended as of 19th of May, 2017. Sunderlands Online 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 […]

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