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The MGA has no connection with fcb500.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with fcb500.com. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by fcb500.com are false and misleading.

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Departure of MGA General Counsel

The Malta Gaming Authority’s General Counsel, Dr Yanica Sant, has resigned from the MGA, and will be taking up a role in the private sector. She will remain in office until February 2022 and will continue to fulfil functions that the MGA’s management consider to not give rise to any real or apparent conflict of […]

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The MGA has no connection with win1212.com, win7979.com, gladiator-slot.com, bigwin99.net, & www.bigwin668.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with win1212.com, win7979.com, gladiator-slot.com, bigwin99.net, & www.bigwin668.com. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by win1212.com, win7979.com, gladiator-slot.com, bigwin99.net, & www.bigwin668.com are false and misleading.

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MGA Launches the ‘Personal Portfolio’ in the Licensee Relationship Management System

On 29 November 2021, the Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’ or ‘Authority’) will be launching the Personal Portfolio in the Licensee Relationship Management System (‘LRMS’). Users will now be met with two distinct timelines when accessing the LRMS: the ‘Company Portfolio’ and the ‘Personal Portfolio’. As part of the Personal Portfolio implementation, the Personal Declaration Form […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority’s Notice on the Licensees Financial Reporting Obligations and the Agreed-Upon Procedures Issued in Collaboration with the Malta Institute of Accountants

In light of the recent revision of the Gaming Authorisations and Compliance Directive (Directive 3 of 2018), the Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’ or ‘Authority’) would like to remind its licensees of their obligations stemming from Article 41 (2)(b) of the said Directive. Licensees are required to ensure that: the statutory financial statements are audited in […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority participates in SiGMA Europe 2021

The Malta Gaming Authority is once again participating in the 2021 edition of SiGMA Europe held at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre in Ta’ Qali, Malta. SiGMA is an annual gathering for professionals, stakeholders, operators and regulators from the gaming industry providing unique networking opportunities for all its participants. This year, the event is […]

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MGA extends consultation on the Revised Audit Service Provider Guidelines

Reference is made to the Consultation on the Revised Audit Service Provider Guidelines published on 14 October 2021 by the Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’ or ‘Authority’). Recognising the importance of the proposed revisions, the Authority is hereby advising interested parties that the period of consultation is being extended from Thursday 11 November 2021 to Friday […]

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FIAU updates Implementing Procedures Part I

On 18 October 2021, the FIAU announced that the Implementing Procedures Part I (IPs) have been revised following a period of consultation with different stakeholders, including remote gaming operators. These IPs shall therefore replace the previous version which was issued on 20 May 2021. The main changes brought about by the revised IPs include further […]

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The MGA Issues Updates to the Gaming Authorisations and Compliance Directive & Key Function Eligibility Criteria Policy

The Malta Gaming Authority is hereby publishing a series of amendments to the Gaming Authorisations and Compliance Directive (Directive 3 of 2018). The amendments mainly relate to the following: The overall number of key function roles and their underlying responsibilities; The deadlines by when certain key function requirements are to be observed; The persons who […]

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MGA launches Consultation on the Revised Audit Service Provider Guidelines

The Malta Gaming Authority (‘MGA’ or ‘Authority’) invites the gaming industry, service providers as well as wider interest groups to express their views and provide their feedback in relation to the Revised Audit Service Provider Guidelines (‘Guidelines’). In 2018, the Authority introduced a process whereby service providers interested in performing relevant auditing work (‘Service Providers’) […]

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