Monthly Archives: April 2020

Cancellation of Authorisation for bSupporter Limited (C 79756)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to bSupporter Limited (MGA/B2C/461/2017) effective as of 28 April 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. bSupporter Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority publishes amendments to the Gaming Premises Directive

The Malta Gaming Authority has carried out a number of amendments to the Gaming Premises Directive (Directive 2 of 2019) (hereinafter the ‘Directive’). The amendments were made in order to guarantee the proper functioning of the regulatory mechanisms applicable to gaming premises and controlled gaming premises. The amendments relate to different aspects of the Directive, […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs Data Sharing Agreement with the International Cricket Council

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has recently established a data-sharing agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC is the international governing body of cricket and is made up of over 100 national governing bodies from around the world. The ICC governs and administrates the sport, stages ICC global events, oversees playing regulations and […]

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Notice of Cancellation for Join Games Malta Limited (C 65829) | 20/04/2020

The MGA has decided to serve Join Games Malta Limited (MGA/B2B/321/2016) with the accompanying document to this Notice, entitled “Notice of Cancellation” (hereinafter “the Notice”) dated 20 April 2020 in terms of regulation 12 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. In terms of regulation 10(2)(a) of the Regulations, the […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority and the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit sign a Memorandum of Understanding

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) have consolidated their long standing relationship by means of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), specifically aimed at improving the sharing of information and co-operation between the two entities, on the areas of supervision of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism […]

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Suspension of Authorisation for BetElephant Limited (C45183)

The MGA has decided to suspend the authorisation awarded to BetElephant Limited MGA/B2C/161/2008 effective as of 7 April 2020 in terms of Regulation 9(2) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). BetElephant Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new customer deposits, but […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs MoU with the Malta Business Registry

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Malta Business Registry (MBR) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation and exchange of information. The main aim of this MoU is to facilitate on-going close communications between the two authorities, and to support effective sharing of information on matters of mutual interest and policy […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Bimbabet Limited (C 80337)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Bimbabet Limited (MGA/B2C/385/2017) effective as of 6 April 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. Bimbabet Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new […]

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MGA Notice on COVID-19 and Sports Integrity

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disruptive impact on sports worldwide, and by correlation, the betting sector is facing unprecedented challenges. The Malta Gaming Authority understands that it is far from being business as usual for operators in this sector and is thus increasing industry outreach as means to set regulatory expectations in these turbulent […]

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