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MGA Publishes Ruling on Low Risk Games in Care and Nursing Homes Ruling

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 Ruling on Low Risk Games in Care and Nursing Homes (Directive 2 of 2020). The aforementioned ruling is applicable to any care and nursing home that […]

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The MGA has no connection with 1xbet.com, egibet103.com, fairbahis10.com and livebid.in

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with 1xbet.com, egibet103.com, fairbahis10.com and livebid.in. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by 1xbet.com, egibet103.com, fairbahis10.com and livebid.in are false and misleading.

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MGA issues notice on socially responsible commercial communications with respect to COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is proving to be a very trying time for all. The MGA is taking heed of all relevant developments and is constantly proposing adequate and proportionate measures. The Authority would like to take this opportunity to highlight the fact that this situation could also be particularly distressing to players. The MGA would […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Pick Mister Ltd (C 79840)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Pick Mister LTD (MGA/B2C/428/2017) effective as of 25 March 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. Pick Mister LTD is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or […]

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MGA extends deadline for the submission of audited financial statements

One of the regulatory requirements that stems from the regulatory instruments applicable to MGA licensees is that of the submission of audited financial statements for each financial year, by not later than 180 days after the end of such financial year. The Authority is aware that adherence to such obligation is dependent on a thorough […]

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Publication of Legal Notice 76 of 2020, Closure of Places Open to the Public Order

The Malta Gaming Authority would like to inform the public that in terms of Legal Notice 76 of 2020, entitled Closure of Places Open to the Public Order, 2020, all bingo halls, casinos, gaming parlours, and lotto booths, have been closed to the public for an indefinite period following the latest measures adopted by the […]

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Suspension of Authorisation for Stakers Limited (C 78721)

The MGA has decided to suspend the authorisation specifically the Recognition Notice granted by the Authority number RN/112/2019, awarded to Stakers Limited (RN/112/2019) effective as of 9 March 2020 in terms of regulation 9(2) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). Stakers Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming […]

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The MGA has no connection with vulcanplay.one

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

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MGA Officials attend Counter-Terrorism Training session

The Malta Gaming Authority attended a Counter-Terrorism Training session carried out by the Metropolitan Police Service SO15 (Counter Terrorism Command) and the UK National Terrorist Financial Investigations Unit (NTFIU) on 25 and 26 February, 2020. The course tackled subjects such as threats and risks to financial institutions, and the roles and responsibilities of the private sector in […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Dorobet LTD (C 36736)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Dorobet LTD (MGA/B2C/116/2005) effective as of 21 February 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. Dorobet LTD is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new […]

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