Author Archives: Malta Gaming Authority

MGA Statement on Termination of Employment Relationship

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) hereby declares that Jason Farrugia, formerly Chief Officer Technology within the MGA, no longer has any connection to the MGA and can no longer represent it or speak on its behalf.  For matters relating to areas previously falling within Mr Farrugia’s competence, interested parties may send an e-mail on [email protected]

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Departure of MGA General Counsel

The Malta Gaming Authority’s General Counsel, Dr Yanica Sant, has resigned from the MGA, and will be taking up a role in the private sector. She will remain in office until February 2022 and will continue to fulfil functions that the MGA’s management consider to not give rise to any real or apparent conflict of […]

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The MGA has no connection with raisebet24.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with raisebet24.com. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by raisebet24.com, are false and misleading. For any queries or more information please contact the MGA by email here.

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Call for Applications for the Vacant post of MGA-CEO

The Malta Gaming Authority is looking for a dynamic, passionate and a highly influential strategic thinker to join its team in the role of CEO. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ideal candidate should: Define the strategy and direct and manage such implementation; Provide leadership to initiate, lead and manage all initiatives in fulfilling […]

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MGA publishes Consultation Feedback & Guidance Paper in relation to Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements & Other Sports Integrity Matters

During May 2020, the MGA published a consultation paper in order to gather feedback on the proposed bringing into force of the Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements together with other measures which the Authority intends to implement in support of its commitment to safeguard the integrity of sports and sports betting. This consultation was open for […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs MoU with the Dutch Gambling Authority

The Malta Gaming Authority (the MGA) and the Dutch Kansspelautoriteit (the Dutch Gambling Authority) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the purpose of enhanced cooperation between the two authorities. Thanks to this MoU both authorities will be supporting each other in the sharing of best practices and information in support of their […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority publishes Directive on the Key Function of the Prevention of Money laundering and the Financing of Terrorism

In exercise of the power conferred by article 7(2) of the Gaming Act, 2018 (Cap. 583 of the Laws of Malta), the Malta Gaming Authority is hereby issuing the Directive on the Key Function of the Prevention of Money laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (Directive 3 of 2020). From the coming into force of […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Join Games Malta Limited (C65829)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Join Games Malta Limited (MGA/B2B/321/2016) effective as of 6 July 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. Join Games Malta Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new […]

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FIAU and MGA publish Implementing Procedures Part II for the Remote Gaming Sector

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”), in conjunction with the Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”), has today published a revised version of the Implementing Procedures Part II for the Remote Gaming Sector. The changes carried out were rendered necessary to address amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (“PMLFTR”) and to […]

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MGA organises webinar entitled, “AML/CFT in the remote gaming sector – trends, typologies and common findings”

The MGA AML/CFT team will be organising a webinar entitled, “AML/CFT in the remote gaming sector – trends, typologies and common findings”. During this webinar, the MGA’s AML/CFT officials shall be discussing common AML/CFT shortcomings in the remote gaming sector and the emerging ML/TF threats and typologies in the wake of Covid-19 and Digital ID […]

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