Yearly Archives: 2019

Cancellation of Authorisation for Zero Seven Gaming Limited (C 77992)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Zero Seven Gaming Limited (Licence Number MGA/B2C/381/2017) effective as of 30 December 2019 in terms of regulation 10(1)(a) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). Zero Seven Gaming Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players […]

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The MGA has no connection with bc.game

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

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The MGA Publishes its Interim Performance Report for the Gaming Industry for the Period January to June 2019

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published its interim performance report for the period between January to June 2019. The report reviews the performance of the MGA, highlighting major projects undertaken and key achievements throughout the same period. The report also includes a section highlighting the key performance indicators for the first half of 2019 […]

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IBIA and MGA sign betting integrity cooperation agreement

Brussels, 19 December 2019: The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) and the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) recently created Sports Integrity Unit have highlighted their commitment to protecting consumers, sports and betting markets from corruption with the signing of a betting integrity information sharing agreement. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is the first agreement between the […]

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MGA Publishes Directive on the rules applicable to Amusement Machines and Low Risk Games

In exercise of the power conferred by article 7(2) of the Gaming Act, 2018 (Cap. 583 of the Laws of Malta) and regulation 4 of the Gaming Premises Regulations (S.L. 583.07), the Malta Gaming Authority is hereby issuing the Directive on the rules applicable to Amusement Machines and Low Risk Games (Directive 7 of 2019). […]

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MGA Publishes the Enhanced Automated Reporting Platform (Land-Based) Directive

In exercise of the powers conferred by article 7(2) of the Gaming Act (Cap. 583 of the Laws of Malta), the Malta Gaming Authority is hereby publishing the Enhanced Automated Reporting Platform (Land-Based) Directive (Directive 6 of 2019) which establishes the requirements around the application of the Authority’s automated reporting system applicable to casinos and […]

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MGA and Malta FA sign Data Sharing Agreement

Earlier today, at the Malta Football Association headquarters in Ta’ Qali, Malta, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Malta Football Association signed a Data Sharing Agreement which will allow both parties to share data and exchange relevant information in relation to the prevention and investigation of match-fixing and corruption incidents in sports. This agreement […]

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MGA Publishes Amusement Machines Directive

In exercise of the powers conferred by article 7(2) of the Gaming Act (Cap. 583 of the Laws of Malta), the Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter “MGA”) is hereby issuing the Amusement Machine Directive (Directive 5 of 2019) in relation to the requirements applicable to amusement machines. Any person wishing to operate or in any other […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority participates in the 2019 Summit of iGaming Malta (SiGMA)

The Malta Gaming Authority once again participated in the 2019 Summit of iGaming Malta (SiGMA) held at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre in Ta’ Qali, Malta. This annual gathering is primarily intended for professionals, stakeholders, operators and regulators from the gaming industry providing unique networking opportunities for all its participants. This year, the event […]

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MGA publishes Guiding Principles for the Application of Enforcement Measures

The Malta Gaming Authority (herein after the ‘Authority’) is publishing a guidance note to shed light on how it exercises the discretion afforded to it by law in the selection of the nature and scope of enforcement measures it takes when a breach of law is committed. The contents are especially noteworthy to licensees, as […]

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