MGA Publishes Ruling on Non-Profit Games during Political Events

In the 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 Non-Profit Games during Political Events Ruling (Directive 1 of 2021).

The aforementioned ruling is applicable to any candidate contesting for a general election, European Parliament election and/or local council election that wishes to organise a non-profit game during a political event within a period of six (6) months prior to the date on which the respective term of the electoral cycle is set to expire. For such purposes, the candidate shall be exempt from obtaining the relevant approval from the Authority provided that the requirements envisaged in the ruling are adhered to.

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