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The MGA has no connection with orangeplusbet.com

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

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MGA Commends and Supports Police Efforts

On 13 January 2021, the Court of Magistrates presided by Magistrate Dr C. Galea handed a two-year jail term suspended for four years and a €50,000 fine to a man who pled guilty to, amongst other charges, being involved in the manipulation of a sporting event and the illicit taking of bets. The Malta Gaming […]

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The MGA has no connection with shahrshahr11.com, shbazi30.com, and shahrebazi.club

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with shahrshahr11.com, shbazi30.com, and shahrebazi.club. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by shahrshahr11.com, shbazi30.com, and shahrebazi.club, are false and misleading.

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Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements Obligatory as of 1 January 2021

The Malta Gaming Authority would like to remind all stakeholders that as of 1 January 2021, the Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements as noted in section 43 of Directive 3 of 2018 – Gaming Authorisations and Compliance Directive, will be brought into force. B2C licensees which offer sports betting have already been notified of the above […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for European Fantasy League LTD (C 78572)

The Malta Gaming Authority has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to European Fantasy League Ltd (MGA/B2C/429/2017) effective as of 16 December 2020 in terms of regulation 10(1)(a) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. European Fantasy League Ltd is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, […]

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Call for Applications for the Vacant post of MGA-CEO

The Malta Gaming Authority is looking for a dynamic, passionate and a highly influential strategic thinker to join its team in the role of CEO. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ideal candidate should: Define the strategy and direct and manage such implementation; Provide leadership to initiate, lead and manage all initiatives in fulfilling […]

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The MGA has no connection with deluxe-bet.com, light-pay.com, casino-888.club, 777-azino.in, and 1x-bet.in

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with deluxe-bet.com, light-pay.com, casino-888.club, 777-azino.in, and 1x-bet.in. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by deluxe-bet.com, light-pay.com, casino-888.club, 777-azino.in, and 1x-bet.in are false and misleading.

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The MGA signs data sharing agreement with Slovak Football Association

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has recently established a data-sharing agreement with the Slovak Football Association. The Slovak Football Association is the governing body of football in Slovakia and is one of the largest organisations in Slovakia with more than 400,000 members. The MGA’s Sports Integrity Manager, Antonio Zerafa stated, “The agreement with the Slovak […]

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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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