The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Star World Limited (MGA/B2C/180/2014) effective as of 26 September 2019 in terms of Regulation 10(1) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06).

Star World Limited, is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new customer deposits, but is required to retain and provide access to all registered players to their player accounts, and refund all funds standing to the credit of players in line with the applicable law.

This sanction is being imposed upon Star World Limited for having breached paragraphs (e), (f) and (h) of the Third Schedule to the Gaming Act (Chapter 583 of the Law of Malta) following the failure i) to effect payments to the  Authority when lawfully due, ii)  to effect payments to players when lawfully due, iii) to ensure  the  integrity  and  availability  of essential regulatory data.

This decision may be subject to an appeal in terms of article 43 of the Gaming Act (Cap. 583).