News & Events

Tender For The Supply & Delivery of 55 Energy Efficient Laptops

Tender for the supply and delivery of 55 energy efficient laptops. Interested bidders can either request a physical copy of the tender document directly from the Authority or download it from here.   DATE TIME Date Published April 10, 2018 Deadline for Submission April 30, 2018 11:00am Tender Opening April 30, 2018 11:30am *All times Central […]

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MGA Executive Chairman appointed CEO of the Malta Financial Services Authority

MGA Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri, has been appointed CEO of the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) with effect from 24 April 2018. He shall also sit on the MFSA’s Board of Governors. Link to the MFSA press release can be found here: https://bit.ly/2H07jpD  Mr Cuschieri was appointed Executive Chairman of the MGA on 1 November […]

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The MGA has no connection with betxbahis.com

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

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The MGA publishes a consultation document on a Sandbox Environment for Distributed Ledger Technology and Virtual Currencies

The Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’) is today issuing a consultation document which provides guidance on the use of Distributed Ledger Technology and on the acceptance of Virtual Currencies through the implementation of a Sandbox Environment. Virtual Currencies and Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) are a new disruptive phenomenon in the digital currency and technology area. The […]

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MGA Publishes Directive on Start-Up Undertakings

The Malta Gaming Authority (hereinafter the ‘MGA’) hereby notifies its licensees and the general public that following the publication of the Gaming Licence Fees Regulations (S.L. 438.12) which were published in the Government Gazette on the 22nd of December 2017, in exercise of the power conferred by article 76A of the Lotteries and Other Games […]

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MGA publishes Audit Service Providers Application Requirements

The Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”) is in the final stages of reviewing its systems and compliance audit process with a view to increase synergies between industry entities. As from 1st April 2018 operators licensed by, or that are in the process of applying for a licence from the MGA may engage with any approved Service […]

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New Gaming Bill tabled in Maltese Parliament

The Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy & Innovation, Hon. Silvio Schembri announced that a motion has been presented in Parliament for the first reading of a new Gaming Bill which will seek to repeal all the existing legislation and replace it with a singular primary Act of Parliament, together with subsidiary legislation covering […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority reacts to a press release issued by the National Whistleblower Center

The Malta Gaming Authority refers to the Press Release issued by the National Whistleblower Center (https://www.whistleblowersblog.org/2018/02/articles/international/press-release-u-s-ngo-calls-upon-greco-to-monitor-maltas-implementation-of-whistleblower-law-in-valery-atanasov-case/) on 28 February 2018, and rejects the claim that Mr Valery Atanasov, (an ex-employee of the Authority) was subjected to any form of retaliation in connection with allegations he has made with respect to the Authority. Mr. Atanasov’s employment […]

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The MGA has no connection with eurobahis.net, eurobahis.com and bahistream.org

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

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The Malta Gaming Authority sets up a new Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Unit

Further to the transposition of the Fourth Anti-Money Laundering Directive into Maltese Law (http://www.mga.org.mt/fiau-publishes-legal-notice-372-2017-prevention-money-laundering-funding-terrorism-regulations/), the wide ranging consultations carried out between the FIAU and the MGA including the publication of the AML/CFT supervisory mechanisms carried out last year, the MGA would like to inform all its licensees and subject persons that a new Anti-Money Laundering […]

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