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The MGA has no connection with GameArt Limited or gameart.net

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

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MGA publishes a Policy on Outsourcing by Authorised Persons

The MGA has published a document entitled ‘Policy on Outsourcing by Authorised Persons’, in view of the gaming industry’s interdependency on an ever increasing range of B2B providers. Through this policy, in tandem with the forthcoming implementation of the new regulatory regime, the MGA is establishing a clearer framework on what services and functions may […]

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Malta Gaming Authority hosts Information Sessions on its new Gaming Act

Following the approval of the new Gaming Act by Maltese Parliament (https://bit.ly/2KJqYbH), the MGA is hosting a series of Information Sessions for external stakeholders, prior to the Act and the relevant subsidiary legislation coming into force on 1 July 2018. These sessions are aimed at giving a thorough explanation of the main changes in the […]

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The MGA has no connection with hunterbetting5.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with hunterbetting5.com. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated on hunterbetting5.com, are false and misleading.

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Malta Gaming Authority to launch a Unified Self-Exclusion System for its Remote Gaming licensees

Following the recent upgrade of the unified self-exclusion system for land-based operators, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is set to embark on another ambitious project which will lead to the implementation of a unified self-exclusion system for all its Remote Gaming licensees. Today, remote gaming operators licensed by the MGA are already obliged to offer […]

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The MGA reacts to Media Articles

The Malta Gaming Authority would like to draw attention to media articles published by the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), La Repubblica and the Times of Malta. The MGA objects to the articles in question which contain factual inaccuracies, speculation, untruths and a misleading portrayal of the Malta Gaming Authority and the way it operates. […]

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New Gaming Act Approved by Maltese Parliament

Yesterday, Maltese Parliament approved the third and final reading of the new Gaming Act, which shall elevate the jurisdictional profile of Malta from a regulatory perspective by strengthening the MGA’s supervisory role, specifically the compliance and enforcement functions to better achieve the regulatory objectives, in line with concurrent developments relating to anti-money laundering and combating […]

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MGA publishes Industry Guidelines on the GDPR in consultation with the IDPC

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published a guidance document on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018. This regulation is aimed at harmonizing data protection regulation across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and to reshape the way organisations across the region approach […]

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The MGA has no connection with djarumsoccer.com

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

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Malta Gaming Authority Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

The MGA Board (in accordance with Article 14 of the Lotteries and other Games Act and after consultation with the Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy & Innovation, Hon. Silvio Schembri) has appointed Heathcliff Farrugia as the new Chief Executive Officer of the MGA with effect from 24 April 2018. Heathcliff Farrugia succeeds Joseph […]

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