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Key figures and observations based on the 2019 STRs received from Remote Gaming Operators

A strategic analysis was conducted by the FIAU on the Remote Gaming sector titled “Key figures and observations based on the 2019 STRs received from Remote Gaming Operators”. The document may be found on this link. The Authority urges all Gaming Licensees to make good use of this analysis which delineates the latest ML/TF trends and typologies.

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The MGA Launches Online Platform for Suspicious Betting Reporting

Following the Authority’s publication entitled Consultation Feedback & Guidance Paper in relation to Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements & Other Sports Integrity Matters, one of the obligations for a B2C Malta-licensed operator which offers betting on sporting events is to report suspicious betting via a specific portal to the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). Although the above mechanism […]

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The MGA has no connection with joy-casino24.cc, joy-casino.in, 1x-casino.net, and vulkan-365.cc

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with joy-casino24.cc, joy-casino.in, 1x-casino.net, and vulkan-365.cc. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by joy-casino24.cc, joy-casino.in, 1x-casino.net, and vulkan-365.cc are false and misleading.

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Fantasy Sport Limited (C 79162)

The Malta Gaming Authority has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Fantasy Sport Limited (MGA/B2C/389/2017) effective as of 19 November 2020 in terms of regulation 10 (1) (a) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). Fantasy Sport Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or […]

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The MGA has no connection with casinomga.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with ‘www.casinomga.com’. Any references made by the latter to any affiliation with the MGA and/or any gaming licence/s said to be issued by the MGA, are false and misleading.

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Malta Gaming Authority Organises Workshop for Bank of Valletta Officials

Bank of Valletta plc. (BOV) and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) collaborated on a one-day online workshop focused on the Gaming Industry in Malta (Industry), which was held on 13 October 2020. This workshop served as a platform for both entities to delve into further detail as to how they relate to the Industry. As […]

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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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Suspension of Authorisation for Pocket Games Software Limited (C 76195)

The MGA has decided to suspend the authorisation awarded to Pocket Games Software Limited MGA/B2B/435/2017 effective as of 29 September 2020 in terms of Regulation 9(2) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). Pocket Games Software Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept […]

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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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