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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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The MGA has no connection with eurobahis.net, eurobahis.com and bahistream.org

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

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The Malta Gaming Authority sets up a new Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Unit

Further to the transposition of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive into Maltese Law (http://www.mga.org.mt/fiau-publishes-legal-notice-372-2017-prevention-money-laundering-funding-terrorism-regulations/), the wide ranging consultations carried out between the FIAU and the MGA including the publication of the AML/CFT supervisory mechanisms carried out last year, the MGA would like to inform all its licensees and subject persons that a new Anti-Money Laundering […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority participates at ICE Totally Gaming 2018 in London

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) once again participated at the annual ICE Totally Gaming Exhibition held in London. This year, the event took place between 6 and 8 February 2018 at the London ExCel. ICE Totally Gaming is an annual B2B gaming event which gathers all major gaming operators, regulators, suppliers and service providers from […]

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The FIAU and the MGA publish a revised consultation document on the application of AML and CFT obligations to the remote gaming sector

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”) and the Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”) are today issuing a second revised Consultation Document on the application of anti-money laundering and combatting the funding of terrorism (“AML/CFT”) requirements to anyone who is licensed to provide a service involving the wagering of a stake with monetary value in games of […]

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Licence Suspended for Phoenix International Limited

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘Authority’) is hereby notifying that Phoenix International Limited, remote gaming licence MGA/CL2/1163/2016, has been suspended as of 2nd of February, 2018. Phoenix International Limited has thus been directed to indefinitely suspend all gaming operations, cease to register new players or accept any deposits on the Licence and to submit all data and […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority at ICE Totally Gaming 2018

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) will once again participate at ICE Totally Gaming Exhibition at ExCel in London. We encourage you to visit our stand located at N7-420. ICE is the world’s platform for gaming solutions exploration, providing industry decision makers with the most significant showcase of products and services under one roof.   The MGA’s Executive […]

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The MGA reacts to media articles

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) makes reference to two media articles which appeared on the Times of Malta bearing the headline(s) “Mafia planned to infiltrate Malta gaming companies – Italian police in Palermo raids” which appeared on 15 December 2017 (https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20171215/local/mafia-planned-to-infiltrate-malta-gaming-companies.665652) and another article with the headline “Hillman put on State payroll two weeks after […]

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The MGA has no connection with option888.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with option888.com.   Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated on option888.com, are false and misleading.

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The MGA publishes the New Gaming Licence Fees Regulations

The Malta Gaming Authority would like to inform its licensees and the general public that the Remote Gaming Regulations (S.L. 438.04) has been amended through the publication of Legal Notice 409 of 2017. This Legal Notice shall bring into force the Gaming Licence Fees Regulations, and has been published in the Government Gazette on 22 […]

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