News & Events

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 MGA publishes a Consultation Paper on Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements & Other Sports Integrity Measures

In August 2019, the Malta Gaming Authority announced the establishment of a Sports Integrity Unit. The Unit’s role consists of the gathering of intelligence and information relating to suspicious betting and serves as liaison with the national platform that is being set up, local and foreign regulatory authorities, law enforcement agencies, betting monitoring systems, sporting […]

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The MGA has no connection with goldjapan-casino.com

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

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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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Cancellation of Authorisation for Global Gaming Entertainment Group Ltd (C 86141)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Global Gaming Entertainment Group Ltd (MGA/B2C/551/2018) effective as of 22 May 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. Global Gaming Entertainment Group Ltd is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, […]

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Notice on further lifting of restrictive measures related to COVID-19

On the 18 of May 2020, Health Authorities announced the lifting of more restrictions which were put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19. As a result of this announcement, Gaming Parlours which have been closed in terms of Legal Notice 76 of 2020, entitled Closure of Places Open to the Public Order, 2020, will […]

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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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Notice on lifting of some restrictive measures related to COVID-19

On the 1 of May 2020, Health Authorities announced the lifting of some of the restrictive measures put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19. As a result of this announcement, Lotto booths which have been closed in terms of Legal Notice 76 of 2020, entitled Closure of Places Open to the Public Order, 2020, […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for bSupporter Limited (C 79756)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to bSupporter Limited (MGA/B2C/461/2017) effective as of 28 April 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. bSupporter Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new […]

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