News & Events

MGA Publishes Feedback in relation to the Consultation on the draft Code of Commercial Communications

Following a public consultation process, titled ‘Code of Commercial Communications’, on the need for the current rules on the advertising of gaming services to be updated to better reflect the sector’s development, in terms of player behaviour, marketing techniques, new technologies, regulatory practice, and the needs of society in general, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) […]

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MGA Regulatory notice on rekabet.eu

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

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Skill Games – Fantasy Sports in focus

In December 2015, the Malta Gaming Authority (the ‘Authority’) published its Position Paper on Digital Games of Skill with Prize following a public consultation. The Authority stated that in view of the element of skill and knowledge involved in fantasy sports, such an activity should be differentiated from games of chance in terms of licensing […]

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Licence Suspended for First Online Limited

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘Authority’) is hereby notifying that First Online Limited (previously known as Smart Gaming Group), remote gaming licence MGA/CL1/574/2009, has been suspended as of 9th August, 2016. First 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 […]

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Interview with the MGA’s Executive Chairman on MaltaToday

The Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri gave an exclusive interview to MaltaToday about the future of Malta’s gaming industry and the need for more efficiency in the MGA’s regulatory approach. The article titled, “Aiming to make Malta the Silicon Valley of Gaming” tackles the increasing convergence between online and offline gaming and […]

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MGA Regulatory notice on ibet1x2.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA/the Authority) is hereby declaring that the website ibet1x2.com is not approved by the Authority. Despite the statements found on ibet1x2.com, specifically in the relevant terms and conditions, implying that it is also being operated by virtue of licences issued by the MGA, it should be noted that this website has […]

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MGA Regulatory notice on betscore24.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA/the Authority) is hereby declaring that the website betscore24.com is not approved by the Authority. Despite the statements found on betscore24.com, specifically in the relevant terms and conditions, implying that it is also being operated by virtue of licences issued by the MGA, it should be noted that this website has […]

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Hon Dr Emmanuel Mallia, Minister for Competitiveness and Digital, Maritime & Services Economy visits the Malta Gaming Authority

  From Left to Right: MGA’s Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri and Minister for Competitiveness and Digital, Maritime and Services Economy Hon Dr Emmanuel Mallia Minister for Competitiveness and Digital, Maritime and Services Economy, Hon Dr Emmanuel Mallia paid a visit to the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) at SmartCity Malta, on Friday, July 8, 2016. He […]

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The MGA’s Executive Chairman participates in the World Gaming Executive Summit (WGES) held in Barcelona

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 […]

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Tender for the Construction, Installation and Dismantling of 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 an Environmentally Compliant Stand at EiG, European iGaming Congress & Expo at Arena, Berlin, Germany for the Period 18th to 20th October, 2016, and Subsequent Transportation from Berlin to Malta and Installation & Dismantling at SiGMA, Summit of iGaming Malta, at Intercontinental […]

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