Monthly Archives: October 2021

FIAU updates Implementing Procedures Part I

On 18 October 2021, the FIAU announced that the Implementing Procedures Part I (IPs) have been revised following a period of consultation with different stakeholders, including remote gaming operators. These IPs shall therefore replace the previous version which was issued on 20 May 2021. The main changes brought about by the revised IPs include further […]

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The MGA Issues Updates to the Gaming Authorisations and Compliance Directive & Key Function Eligibility Criteria Policy

The Malta Gaming Authority is hereby publishing a series of amendments to the Gaming Authorisations and Compliance Directive (Directive 3 of 2018). The amendments mainly relate to the following: The overall number of key function roles and their underlying responsibilities; The deadlines by when certain key function requirements are to be observed; The persons who […]

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MGA launches Consultation on the Revised Audit Service Provider Guidelines

The Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’ or ‘Authority’) invites the gaming industry, service providers as well as wider interest groups to express their views and provide their feedback in relation to the Revised Audit Service Provider Guidelines (‘Guidelines’). In 2018, the Authority introduced a process whereby service providers interested in performing relevant auditing work (‘Service Providers’) […]

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The MGA has no connection with 1x-play.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with 1x-play.com. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by 1x-play.com are false and misleading.

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Updated Measures for Sports Betting Integrity

One of the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) commitments is to take a proactive approach in managing sports betting integrity with the aim of addressing the threats posed by match-fixing and malicious sports betting. In this regard, the Authority’s Sports Betting Integrity department continuously seeks ways of improving monitoring and reporting capabilities across the wider Maltese sports […]

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