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The MGA reacts to Media Articles

The Malta Gaming Authority would like to draw attention to media articles published by the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), La Repubblica and the Times of Malta. The MGA objects to the articles in question which contain factual inaccuracies, speculation, untruths and a misleading portrayal of the Malta Gaming Authority and the way it operates. […]

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New Gaming Act Approved by Maltese Parliament

Yesterday, Maltese Parliament approved the third and final reading of the new Gaming Act, which shall elevate the jurisdictional profile of Malta from a regulatory perspective by strengthening the MGA’s supervisory role, specifically the compliance and enforcement functions to better achieve the regulatory objectives, in line with concurrent developments relating to anti-money laundering and combating […]

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MGA publishes Industry Guidelines on the GDPR in consultation with the IDPC

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published a guidance document on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018. This regulation is aimed at harmonizing data protection regulation across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and to reshape the way organisations across the region approach […]

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The MGA has no connection with djarumsoccer.com

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

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Malta Gaming Authority Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

The MGA Board (in accordance with Article 14 of the Lotteries and other Games Act and after consultation with the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy & Innovation, Hon. Silvio Schembri) has appointed Heathcliff Farrugia as the new Chief Executive Officer of the MGA with effect from 24 April 2018. Heathcliff Farrugia succeeds Joseph […]

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Tender For The Supply & Delivery of 55 Energy Efficient Laptops

Tender for the supply and delivery of 55 energy efficient laptops. Interested bidders can either request a physical copy of the tender document directly from the Authority or download it from here.   DATE TIME Date Published April 10, 2018 Deadline for Submission April 30, 2018 11:00am Tender Opening April 30, 2018 11:30am *All times Central […]

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MGA Executive Chairman appointed CEO of the Malta Financial Services Authority

MGA Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri, has been appointed CEO of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) with effect from 24 April 2018. He shall also sit on the MFSA’s Board of Governors. Link to the MFSA press release can be found here: https://bit.ly/2H07jpD  Mr Cuschieri was appointed Executive Chairman of the MGA on 1 November […]

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The MGA has no connection with betxbahis.com

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

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The MGA publishes a consultation document on a Sandbox Environment for Distributed Ledger Technology and Virtual Currencies

The Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’) is today issuing a consultation document which provides guidance on the use of Distributed Ledger Technology and on the acceptance of Virtual Currencies through the implementation of a Sandbox Environment. Virtual Currencies and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) are a new disruptive phenomenon in the digital currency and technology area. The […]

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MGA Publishes Directive on Start-Up Undertakings

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘MGA’) hereby notifies its licensees and the general public that following the publication of the Gaming Licence Fees Regulations (S.L. 438.12) which were published in the Government Gazette on the 22nd of December 2017, in exercise of the power conferred by article 76A of the Lotteries and Other Games […]

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