News & Events

Cancellation of Authorisation for Playbay Malta Limited (C 50064)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Playbay Malta Limited MGA/B2C/170/2009 effective as of 28 September 2020 in terms of Regulation 10(1) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). Playbay Malta Limited, is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new customer […]

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MGA & FIAU Webinar – The Revised Implementing Procedures of the Remote Gaming Sector – What are the major changes?

Next month, The MGA together with the FIAU are organising another webinar entitled, “The Revised Implementing Procedures of the Remote Gaming Sector – What are the major changes?” During this webinar, MGA and FIAU officials shall be discussing the key changes brought about by the amendments made in July 2020 to the Implementing Procedures Part II for […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Knockout Gaming Limited (C 80787)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Knockout Gaming Limited MGA/B2C/412/2017 effective as of 16 September 2020 in terms of Regulation 10(1) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). Knockout Gaming Limited, is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new customer […]

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The MGA Publishes Guidance Note on Gaming Devices and Amusement Machines

The Malta Gaming Authority is publishing a guidance note on Gaming Devices and Amusement Machines. This guidance note further clarifies which elements are taken into consideration when determining what falls under the definition of a gaming device and an amusement machine at law.

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The MGA has no connection with mgt-casino.com

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

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs MoU with the Dutch Gambling Authority

The Malta Gaming Authority (the MGA) and the Dutch Kansspelautoriteit (the Dutch Gambling Authority) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the purpose of enhanced cooperation between the two authorities. Thanks to this MoU both authorities will be supporting each other in the sharing of best practices and information in support of their […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority publishes Directive on the Key Function of the Prevention of Money laundering and the Financing of Terrorism

In 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 Directive on the Key Function of the Prevention of Money laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (Directive 3 of 2020). From the coming into force of […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Join Games Malta Limited (C65829)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Join Games Malta Limited (MGA/B2B/321/2016) effective as of 6 July 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. Join Games Malta Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new […]

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FIAU and MGA publish Implementing Procedures Part II for the Remote Gaming Sector

The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (“FIAU”), in conjunction with the Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”), has today published a revised version of the Implementing Procedures Part II for the Remote Gaming Sector. The changes carried out were rendered necessary to address amendments to the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (“PMLFTR”) and to […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Watch World Luxury (C82223)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Watch World Luxury Limited (MGA/B2C/589/2018) effective as of 28 June 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. Watch World Luxury Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new […]

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