News & Events

MGA issues reminder to licensees in relation to FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar taking place between Sunday 20 November 2022 to Sunday 18 December 2022, licensees may experience an increase in betting activity. In this regard, the Malta Gaming Authority (‘Authority’) would like to remind MGA licensees (‘licensees’) offering sports betting of their obligations in relation to suspicious bets recorded on […]

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The MGA has no connection with greendrg8.com & greendrg88.com

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with greendrg8.com & greendrg88.com. . Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by greendrg8.com & greendrg88.com are false and misleading.

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The Malta Gaming Authority participates in SiGMA Europe 2022

The Malta Gaming Authority is once again participating in the 2022 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 Issues Revised System Audit Checklist and New System Review Checklist

The Malta Gaming Authority is hereby publishing a revised version of the System Audit Checklist. The Authority is also issuing a new System Review Checklist, which will be used after licence issuance, to verify that the implemented systems operated by the Licensee reflect the information submitted to the Authority, as well as being in line […]

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No connection between MGA and Italian nationals mentioned in media

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) refers to reports published in sections of the media in relation to preliminary investigations that have been concluded by the Italian authorities regarding certain Italian nationals. The Authority would like to clarify that there is no connection between the MGA and these individuals, and none of them form any part […]

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MGA participates in UEFA and Council of Europe conference on the use of social networks in match-fixing

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) was one of the participants at a conference organised by the Council of Europe and UEFA, in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee and INTERPOL, on the emerging use of social media platforms in match-fixing. Entitled “Sports Competitions Manipulation in the digital era: better addressing it together”, the conference focused […]

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The Authority issues a Closed Consultation regarding the proposed Policy on the use of Innovative Technology Arrangements (ITAs) and the acceptance of Virtual Financial Assets (VFAs) and Virtual Tokens

The Malta Gaming Authority is launching a closed consultation with relevant stakeholders regarding the proposed policy on the use of Innovative Technology Arrangements and the acceptance of Virtual Financial Assets and Virtual Tokens (the “Policy”). Given that the applicable period of the ‘Guidance on the use of Innovative Technology Arrangements and the acceptance of Virtual […]

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The MGA has no connection with hermes-bets.net and iplwin.com

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

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Principal Permanent Secretary visits MGA Offices

On Wednesday 12 October, the Principal Permanent Secretary, Tony Sultana visited the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA/Authority) office at SmartCity. He was welcomed by MGA Chairperson Ryan Pace, CEO Carl Brincat, along with the MGA Executive Committee and staff. At the MGA premises, Mr Sultana was given a tour of the office and took the time […]

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Suspension of Authorisation for Arabmillionaire Limited (C-81104)

The Malta Gaming Authority (the ‘MGA’) has decided to suspend the authorisation awarded to Arabmillionaire Limited (the ‘Authorised Person’), holder of MGA licence MGA/B2C/425/2017, effective as of 12 October 2022 in terms of reg. 8 (1) (f) of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations (S.L. 583.06) (the ‘Regulations’). The Authorised Person is thus no longer […]

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