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Suspension of Authorisation for BetElephant Limited (C45183)

The MGA has decided to suspend the authorisation awarded to BetElephant Limited MGA/B2C/161/2008 effective as of 7 April 2020 in terms of Regulation 9(2) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06). BetElephant Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new customer deposits, but […]

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The Malta Gaming Authority signs MoU with the Malta Business Registry

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Malta Business Registry (MBR) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation and exchange of information. The main aim of this MoU is to facilitate on-going close communications between the two authorities, and to support effective sharing of information on matters of mutual interest and policy […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Bimbabet Limited (C 80337)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Bimbabet Limited (MGA/B2C/385/2017) effective as of 6 April 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. Bimbabet Limited is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new […]

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MGA Notice on COVID-19 and Sports Integrity

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disruptive impact on sports worldwide, and by correlation, the betting sector is facing unprecedented challenges. The Malta Gaming Authority understands that it is far from being business as usual for operators in this sector and is thus increasing industry outreach as means to set regulatory expectations in these turbulent […]

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MGA Publishes Ruling on Low Risk Games in Care and Nursing Homes Ruling

In exercise of the power conferred by article 7(2) of the Gaming Act, 2018 (Cap. 583 of the Laws of Malta), the Malta Gaming Authority is hereby issuing the Ruling on Low Risk Games in Care and Nursing Homes (Directive 2 of 2020). The aforementioned ruling is applicable to any care and nursing home that […]

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The MGA has no connection with 1xbet.com, egibet103.com, fairbahis10.com and livebid.in

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with 1xbet.com, egibet103.com, fairbahis10.com and livebid.in. Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by 1xbet.com, egibet103.com, fairbahis10.com and livebid.in are false and misleading.

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MGA issues notice on socially responsible commercial communications with respect to COVID-19

The Covid-19 pandemic is proving to be a very trying time for all. The MGA is taking heed of all relevant developments and is constantly proposing adequate and proportionate measures. The Authority would like to take this opportunity to highlight the fact that this situation could also be particularly distressing to players. The MGA would […]

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Cancellation of Authorisation for Pick Mister Ltd (C 79840)

The MGA has decided to cancel the authorisation awarded to Pick Mister LTD (MGA/B2C/428/2017) effective as of 25 March 2020 in terms of regulation 10 of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) hereinafter “the Regulations”. Pick Mister LTD is thus no longer authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or […]

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MGA extends deadline for the submission of audited financial statements

One of the regulatory requirements that stems from the regulatory instruments applicable to MGA licensees is that of the submission of audited financial statements for each financial year, by not later than 180 days after the end of such financial year. The Authority is aware that adherence to such obligation is dependent on a thorough […]

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Publication of Legal Notice 76 of 2020, Closure of Places Open to the Public Order

The Malta Gaming Authority would like to inform the public that in terms of Legal Notice 76 of 2020, entitled Closure of Places Open to the Public Order, 2020, all bingo halls, casinos, gaming parlours, and lotto booths, have been closed to the public for an indefinite period following the latest measures adopted by the […]

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