Monthly Archives: December 2017

The MGA has no connection with option888.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with option888.com.   Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated on option888.com, are false and misleading.

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The MGA publishes the New Gaming Licence Fees Regulations

The Malta Gaming Authority would like to inform its licensees and the general public that the Remote Gaming Regulations (S.L. 438.04) has been amended through the publication of Legal Notice 409 of 2017. This Legal Notice shall bring into force the Gaming Licence Fees Regulations, and has been published in the Government Gazette on 22 […]

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FIAU publishes Legal Notice 372 of 2017 – Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”) would like to bring to the attention of subject persons and any other interested third party that on 20 December 2017 Legal Notice 372 of 2017 was published in the Government Gazette. This Legal Notice introduces the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations, 2017 (“PMLFTR 2017”) which […]

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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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