Monthly Archives: May 2021

Cancellation of Authorisation for Smart Operations Limited (C-73372)

The Malta Gaming Authority has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Smart Operations Limited (MGA/B2C/233/2016), hereinafter the “Authorised Person”, effective as of 30 April 2021 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06), hereinafter the “Regulations”. This sanction is being imposed upon the Authorised Person for having breached […]

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The MGA streamlines the Return to Player percentage applicable to both remote and land-based sectors

The Authority is publishing amendments to Article 22 of the Player Protection Directive (Directive 2 of 2018) (the ‘Directive’) in order to streamline the minimum Return to Player (‘RTP’) percentage applicable to licensees across all sectors. The amendment consists in the lowering of the existing minimum RTP percentage (applicable to operators offering their games online) […]

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The MGA has no connection with bet66.in, bet33.in, bet368.in & bet333.in

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with bet66.in, bet33.in, bet368.in & bet333.in. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by bet66.in, bet33.in, bet368.in & bet333.in, are false and misleading. For any queries or more information please contact […]

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MGA supports Gaming Malta Foundation in Covid-19 Vaccination Initiative

The GamingMalta Foundation supported by the Malta Gaming Authority launched a Covid-19 Vaccination initiative aimed for the Gaming Sector in Malta. In line with existing initiatives by local Health Authorities towards reaching herd immunity as rapidly as possible, both entities are currently assisting the local gaming industry towards COVID-19 vaccination of their respective personnel by […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Magic Services Limited (C 53486)

By virtue of the first proviso to Regulation 12 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) (hereinafter the ‘Regulations’), the Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘Authority’) is hereby notifying Magic Services Limited (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Authorised Person’) with this Notice of Cancellation (hereinafter the ‘Notice’) in relation to the licence granted […]

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The MGA has no connection with the ‘Malta Gaming Authority’ cryptocurrency

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection or affiliation with the cryptocurrency entitled ‘Malta Gaming Authority’, which is referenced to on bscscan.com. In the absence of any authorisation granted by the MGA in terms of the Gaming Act (Chapter 583 of the Laws of Malta) and the binding instruments […]

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FIAU publishes document entitled Enforcement Factsheet

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) has published an Enforcement Factsheet, which is an informative document containing findings and conclusions derived from an analysis of the enforcement actions undertaken by the FIAU in 2019 and 2020. The purpose of this document is to highlight AML/CFT compliance trends and provide even more insight into the FIAU’s […]

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The MGA has no connection with fb.thegamesguys.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with fb.thegamesguys.com. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by fb.thegamesguys.com, are false and misleading. For any queries or more information please contact the MGA by email here.

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