Monthly Archives: January 2023

The MGA publishes its Policy on the use of Distributed Ledger Technology by Authorised Persons

Following the closure of the relevant consultation period, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby publishing its Policy on the use of Distributed Ledger Technology by Authorised Persons (the ‘Policy’). The MGA is simultaneously also updating the System Documentation Checklist, System Audit Checklist, and System Review Checklist wherein necessary amendments have been made in line […]

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The MGA has no connection with sona9.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with sona9.com. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by sona9.com are false and misleading. The MGA would like to remind consumers not to utilise services provided by an entity unless […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority exploring the development of a voluntary ESG Code of Good Practice for the Remote Gaming sector

The Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’, Authority) is exploring the development of a voluntary ESG Code of Good Practice for the remote gaming sector. As investors, consumers and employees become increasingly aware of the impact that companies have on society and the environment, we have been witnessing growing awareness around Environmental, Social, and Governance (‘ESG’) matters. […]

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Suspension of Authorisation for Betago Ltd (C-71266)

The Malta Gaming Authority (the ‘MGA’) is suspending the authorisation awarded to Betago Ltd (the ‘Authorised Person’), holder of MGA licence MGA/B2C/355/2016, effective as of 22 August 2022, in terms of reg. 8 (1) (f) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) (the ‘Regulations’). The Authorised Person is thus no longer authorised to […]

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Suspension of Authorisation for Genesis Global Limited (C-65325)

The Malta Gaming Authority (the ‘MGA’) is suspending the authorisation awarded to Genesis Global Limited (the ‘Authorised Person’), holder of MGA licence MGA/CRP/314/2015, effective as of 16 January 2023 in terms of reg. 8 (1) (f) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) (the ‘Regulations’). This sanction is being imposed upon the Authorised […]

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The MGA has no connection with lotus365.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with www.lotus365.com Any references to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by www.lotus365.com, are false and misleading. The MGA would like to remind consumers not to utilise services provided by an entity unless […]

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The Authority Publishes Amendments to the Player Protection Directive

The Authority is hereby publishing the amendments to the Player Protection Directive (Directive 2 of 2018). We believe that safe, sustainable, and responsible gaming is of paramount importance to the gaming sector. Following feedback received through the dedicated consultation process, the Authority is hereby publishing these amendments with the aim of strengthening and clarifying the […]

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The Authority Issues Interim Performance Report for January to June 2022

The Malta Gaming Authority has released its Interim Performance Report for the period between January to June 2022. A review of the Authority’s accomplishments for the first half of 2022 is provided in the report, together with a description of the Maltese gaming industry’s performance over the same period. The latter provides a medium-term outlook […]

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The MGA has no connection with lucksports.biz

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

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