Regulatory Updates

MGA Launches the ‘Personal Portfolio’ in the Licensee Relationship Management System

On 29 November 2021, the Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’ or ‘Authority’) will be launching the Personal Portfolio in the Licensee Relationship Management System (‘LRMS’). Users will now be met with two distinct timelines when accessing the LRMS: the ‘Company Portfolio’ and the ‘Personal Portfolio’. As part of the Personal Portfolio implementation, the Personal Declaration Form […]

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The MGA Issues Updates to the Gaming Authorisations and Compliance Directive & Key Function Eligibility Criteria Policy

The Malta Gaming Authority is hereby publishing a series of amendments to the Gaming Authorisations and Compliance Directive (Directive 3 of 2018). The amendments mainly relate to the following: The overall number of key function roles and their underlying responsibilities; The deadlines by when certain key function requirements are to be observed; The persons who […]

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The MGA streamlines the Return to Player percentage applicable to both remote and land-based sectors

The Authority is publishing amendments to Article 22 of the Player Protection Directive (Directive 2 of 2018) (the ‘Directive’) in order to streamline the minimum Return to Player (‘RTP’) percentage applicable to licensees across all sectors. The amendment consists in the lowering of the existing minimum RTP percentage (applicable to operators offering their games online) […]

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