Author Archives: Malta Gaming Authority

MGA | Blackrock Media Limited pay €2.34 million financial penalty for provision of an unauthorised gaming service

Blackrock Media Limited (the ‘company’) has paid a total financial penalty of €2.34 million for operating a gaming service through a Maltese legal entity without being in possession of the necessary authorisation.  Joint investigations by the Malta Gaming Authority and the Executive Police resulted in the determination that the company was processing payments to and […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Zero Seven Gaming Limited (C 77992)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Zero Seven Gaming Limited (Licence Number MGA/B2C/381/2017) effective as of 30 December 2019 in terms of regulation 10(1)(a) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). Zero Seven Gaming Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players […]

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The MGA has no connection with bc.game

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

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The MGA Publishes its Interim Performance Report for the Gaming Industry for the Period January to June 2019

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published its interim performance report for the period between January to June 2019. The report reviews the performance of the MGA, highlighting major projects undertaken and key achievements throughout the same period. The report also includes a section highlighting the key performance indicators for the first half of 2019 […]

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IBIA and MGA sign betting integrity cooperation agreement

Brussels, 19 December 2019: The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) and the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) recently created Sports Integrity Unit have highlighted their commitment to protecting consumers, sports and betting markets from corruption with the signing of a betting integrity information sharing agreement. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is the first agreement between the […]

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MGA and Malta FA sign Data Sharing Agreement

Earlier today, at the Malta Football Association headquarters in Ta’ Qali, Malta, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Malta Football Association signed a Data Sharing Agreement which will allow both parties to share data and exchange relevant information in relation to the prevention and investigation of match-fixing and corruption incidents in sports. This agreement […]

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MGA Publishes Amusement Machines 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 (hereinafter “MGA”) is hereby issuing the Amusement Machine Directive (Directive 5 of 2019) in relation to the requirements applicable to amusement machines. Any person wishing to operate or in any other […]

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MGA publishes Guiding Principles for the Application of Enforcement Measures

The Malta Gaming Authority (herein after the ‘Authority’) is publishing a guidance note to shed light on how it exercises the discretion afforded to it by law in the selection of the nature and scope of enforcement measures it takes when a breach of law is committed. The contents are especially noteworthy to licensees, as […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Betixx Limited (C 60959)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Betixx Limited (MGA/B2C/247/2013) effective as of 14 November 2019 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). Betixx Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new customer deposits, but […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Sports Fantech Limited (C 75155)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Sports Fantech Limited (MGA/B2C/387/2017) effective as of 13 November 2019 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). Sports Fantech Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new customer […]

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