Author Archives: Malta Gaming Authority

MGA Publishes Directive on the rules applicable to Amusement Machines and Low Risk Games

In exercise of the power conferred by article 7(2) of the Gaming Act, 2018 (Cap. 583 of the Laws of Malta) and regulation 4 of the Gaming Premises Regulations (S.L. 583.07), the Malta Gaming Authority is hereby issuing the Directive on the rules applicable to Amusement Machines and Low Risk Games (Directive 7 of 2019). […]

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MGA Publishes the Enhanced Automated Reporting Platform (Land-Based) Directive

In exercise of the powers conferred by article 7(2) of the Gaming Act (Cap. 583 of the Laws of Malta), the Malta Gaming Authority is hereby publishing the Enhanced Automated Reporting Platform (Land-Based) Directive (Directive 6 of 2019) which establishes the requirements around the application of the Authority’s automated reporting system applicable to casinos and […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority participates in the 2019 Summit of iGaming Malta (SiGMA)

The Malta Gaming Authority once again participated in the 2019 Summit of iGaming Malta (SiGMA) held at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre in Ta’ Qali, Malta. This annual gathering is primarily intended for professionals, stakeholders, operators and regulators from the gaming industry providing unique networking opportunities for all its participants. This year, the event […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs MoU with the Swedish Gambling Authority

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Spelinspektionen (the Swedish Gambling Authority) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the purposes of enhanced cooperation between the two authorities in furtherance of the authorities’ public policy objectives and mutually common values. The aim of this MoU is to facilitate on-going close communications between the […]

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Malta Gaming Authority commits to support the All-In Diversity Project

The All-in Diversity Project, an industry-driven initiative that aims to benchmark diversity, equality and inclusion in the global gaming sector, is proud to welcome one of the world’s leading gaming regulators as a Strategic Partner. The MGA, one of the first jurisdictions to embrace online gaming and continue to keep pace with new technology and […]

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Issuing for consultation of a revised version of the FIAU Implementing Procedures Part I

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) is pleased to announce the publication of a revised version of the Implementing Procedures Part I for consultation and is inviting all persons and entities subject to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (PMLFTR) (Subsidiary Legislation 373.01 of the Laws of Malta), private sector representative bodies, […]

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Request for Quote for Stand Design for ICE Totally Gaming 2019 at Excel, London

It is that time of the year when the Malta Gaming Authority starts preparing for the upcoming ICE Totally Gaming Expo taking place at Excel, London between the 5th and 7th of February, 2019. Spread over three full days, ICE Totally Gaming 2019 is the largest and most comprehensive trade event in gaming. In this […]

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The FIAU issues the Implementing Procedures – Part II addressed to the Remote Gaming Sector

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) has today issued the Implementing Procedures – Part II addressed to the remote gaming sector.  This document focuses, and provides guidance, on certain aspects of the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (“PMLFTR”) which warrant further elaboration at industry-specific level to ensure that they are understood […]

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Introduction of new MGA Regulatory Framework moves to 1st August 2018

Following the notification of the draft new legal framework regulating gaming through the Technical Regulation Information System (‘TRIS’) process in virtue of Directive (EU) 2015/1535 (the ‘Directive’), a Detailed Opinion has been issued by a Member State in relation to the draft Gaming Authorisations Regulations (the ‘Regulations’).  The European Commission and another Member State have […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority reacts to a press release issued by the National Whistleblower Center

The Malta Gaming Authority refers to the Press Release issued by the National Whistleblower Center (https://www.whistleblowersblog.org/2018/02/articles/international/press-release-u-s-ngo-calls-upon-greco-to-monitor-maltas-implementation-of-whistleblower-law-in-valery-atanasov-case/) on 28 February 2018, and rejects the claim that Mr Valery Atanasov, (an ex-employee of the Authority) was subjected to any form of retaliation in connection with allegations he has made with respect to the Authority. Mr. Atanasov’s employment […]

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