Monthly Archives: January 2019

Licence Suspended for BTM Entertainment Group Limited (C 73982)

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘Authority’) is hereby notifying that BTM Entertainment Group Limited, gaming licence MGA/B2C/350/2016, has been suspended as of 31 January, 2019. BTM Entertainment Group Limited has thus been directed to indefinitely suspend all gaming operations, cease to register new players or accept any deposits on the Licence and to submit all data […]

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The MGA hosts a delegation from the Department of Justice and Equality of the Republic of Ireland

In January 2019, the Malta Gaming Authority hosted a visit from members of the Coroner and Gambling Policy Division of the Department of Justice and Equality of the Republic of Ireland. The visit was coordinated by the Technical Assistance and Information Exchange (TAIEX) initiative of the European Commission, with the aim of assisting the Republic […]

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The MGA Publishes the De Minimis and Gaming Premises Directives

The Malta Gaming Authority hereby notifies its licensees and the general public that in pursuant to article 7(2) of the Gaming Act (Cap. 583 of the Laws of Malta), it is issuing the De Minimis Games Directive (found here) as a binding instrument in order to establish which games classify as a de minimis exempt […]

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Licence Suspended for Bet Service Group Limited (C 75603)

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘Authority’) is hereby notifying that Bet Service Group Limited, gaming licence MGA/B2C/344/2016, has been suspended as of 23 January, 2019. Bet Service Group Limited has thus been directed to indefinitely suspend all gaming operations, cease to register new players or accept any deposits on the Licence and to submit all data […]

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The MGA has no connection with sunny-casino.net

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

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The MGA has no connection with lucky-casino.co

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

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The MGA has no connection with white-casino.net

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

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The MGA has no connection with malta-casino.com

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

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MGA – FIAU Guidance Document on the Risk Evaluation Questionnaire

The FIAU is today issuing a guidance document for subject persons on the completion of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism Risk Evaluation Questionnaire (REQ) which replaces the Annual Compliance Report (ACR).  The document, which may be downloaded by clicking here, is also available in the news section on the FIAU’s website. […]

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The MGA implements First Phase of its Sandbox Framework for the acceptance of Virtual Financial Assets and the use of Distributed Ledger Technology within the Gaming Industry

As announced earlier in 2018, the Malta Gaming Authority has launched the first of two phases of its Sandbox Framework for the acceptance of Virtual Financial Assets (VFA) and the use of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) within the Gaming Industry on 1 January 2019. During this phase, the Authority will be accepting applications for the […]

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