Sports Integrity Unit

MGA publishes Consultation Feedback & Guidance Paper in relation to Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements & Other Sports Integrity Matters

During May 2020, the MGA published a consultation paper in order to gather feedback on the proposed bringing into force of the Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements together with other measures which the Authority intends to implement in support of its commitment to safeguard the integrity of sports and sports betting. This consultation was open for […]

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The Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Gaming Industry in Malta

In April 2020, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), conducted a survey among its licensed online operators to assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the gaming sector through its Information & Research unit. The survey covered a number of different areas, including impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Gaming Revenue (GR) or revenue, operating costs and […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs Data-Sharing Agreement with the Darts Regulation Authority

A data-sharing agreement has just been signed between the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Darts Regulation Authority (DRA), the regulatory authority for the sport of darts, worldwide. The DRA is responsible for writing and overseeing the regulations in relation to darts within both the professional and amateur ranks. The DRA’s Chairman, Nigel Mawer QPM, […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs Data-Sharing Agreement with the World Professional Billiards & Snooker Association

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has recently established a data-sharing agreement with the World Professional Billiards & Snooker Association (WPBSA). The WPBSA is the regulatory authority for both Billiards and Snooker worldwide. It is responsible for the global development of both sports, and for the governance and integrity related to the sports. In addition WPBSA […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs Data-Sharing Agreement with the Swedish Football Association

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has recently established a data-sharing agreement with the Swedish Football Association (SvFF). The SvFF is the governing body for football in Sweden. The objective of the SvFF is to make sure that football in Sweden always adheres to laws and regulations that govern all sporting events and entities within their […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs Data Sharing Agreement with the International Cricket Council

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has recently established a data-sharing agreement with the International Cricket Council (ICC). The ICC is the international governing body of cricket and is made up of over 100 national governing bodies from around the world. The ICC governs and administrates the sport, stages ICC global events, oversees playing regulations and […]

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MGA Notice on COVID-19 and Sports Integrity

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disruptive impact on sports worldwide, and by correlation, the betting sector is facing unprecedented challenges. The Malta Gaming Authority understands that it is far from being business as usual for operators in this sector and is thus increasing industry outreach as means to set regulatory expectations in these turbulent […]

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IBIA and MGA sign betting integrity cooperation agreement

Brussels, 19 December 2019: The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) and the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) recently created Sports Integrity Unit have highlighted their commitment to protecting consumers, sports and betting markets from corruption with the signing of a betting integrity information sharing agreement. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is the first agreement between the […]

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MGA and Malta FA sign Data Sharing Agreement

Earlier today, at the Malta Football Association headquarters in Ta’ Qali, Malta, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Malta Football Association signed a Data Sharing Agreement which will allow both parties to share data and exchange relevant information in relation to the prevention and investigation of match-fixing and corruption incidents in sports. This agreement […]

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The MGA Strengthens Relations with Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU)

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has recently established a data-sharing agreement with the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU). The TIU is the anti-corruption body comprising all professional tennis around the globe. It is responsible for administering the sport’s zero-acceptance policy on betting-related corruption. Whilst collaboration between the two entities has been in place for several years, […]

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