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Malta’s LGA rebrands to Malta Gaming Authority

20 Jan 2015

Malta’s Lotteries & Gaming Authority (LGA) has rebranded as the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) along with a revamped online and offline corporate image across all digital media channels. The refresh of its corporate branding better reflects “the industry’s challenges, focus on Malta as the jurisdiction of choice and signals a new vision for the industry”, …

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Malta’s LGA signs MOU with Ontario

18 Apr 2012

Malta’s Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) has entered into a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. The MOU covers areas such as the exchange of information and applicant eligibility assessments along with compliance and regulatory assurances with respect to gaming. Other possibilities stemming from the agreement include joint, …

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Push Gaming awarded UK and Malta licences

30 Jan 2020

Push Gaming has warmed up for ICE by receiving regulatory approval for its proprietary platform from both the Gambling Commission and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The supplier will now have full control of its own technology development and delivery schedule thanks to a Game Host licence in the United Kingdom and a B2B licence …

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Cooperation between Spain and Malta gaming authorities

13 Apr 2015

A delegation led by the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) executive chairman Joseph Cuschieri and the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego’s (DGOJ) director general Carlos Hernandez met in Madrid last week. Topics under discussion included EU and international developments, topics of common interest in their respective markets and the establishment of a bilateral relationship to …

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Malta gambling authority shows its teeth

9 Mar 2012

The Malta Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) has announced sanctions against Everleaf Gaming Ltd along with the suspension of licencee Mowjow Gaming Limited and Mowjow Technology Limited. Little information is forthcoming on the reasons behind the decision but industry observers speculate that concerns have arisen following Everleaf’s withdrawal from the U.S. market, the closure of …

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BOSS. Gaming awarded Malta B2B licence

5 Oct 2018

Online gambling software developer BOSS. Gaming has been awarded a Malta Gaming Authority B2b provider licence that will enhance its efforts to market its fully-equipped and ready to go i-gaming platform. The company claimed in a press release Thursday that it has already signed unidentified top game providers and payment systems to provide content for …

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New skill gaming licensing planned by Malta regulator

2 Sep 2016

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has followed up on its skill games consultation last year (see previous report) by drafting new regulations permitting the licensing of such games, which have been submitted to the European Commission. In essence, and subject to operators meeting the defined parameters of the regulations, the new licensing initiative will create …

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BOSS. Gaming awarded Malta B2B licence

5 Oct 2018

Online gambling software developer BOSS. Gaming has been awarded a Malta Gaming Authority B2b provider licence that will enhance its efforts to market its fully-equipped and ready to go i-gaming platform. The company claimed in a press release Thursday that it has already signed unidentified top game providers and payment systems to provide content for …

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Malta regulator goes after another online site

15 Jan 2012

The Spanish sports betting operator 21Kbet.com reacted quickly this week when it was nailed for displaying a Malta Lotteries and Gaming Authority seal to which it was not entitled. After the regulator published a warning on its website about the abuse, the operator whipped the offending seal down in a jiffy. The rather nondescript English …

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Malta regulator issues annual report

23 Jun 2016

The Malta Gaming Authority has released its annual report for 2015, posting a year-on-year 4.3 percent rise in generated revenue at Euro 60.9 million (FY 2014: Euro 58.4 million) as the industry continued to enjoy ‘healthy’ growth in both the land-based and remote gaming sectors. Highlights of the report include: * Contributions in gaming taxes …

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LGA updates on Everleaf Gaming

1 Feb 2013

The Malta Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) has posted an advisory concerning outstanding funds owed by Everleaf Gaming to its registered players. The LGA said it has been actively following and monitoring Everleaf Gaming, the holder of a LGA remote gaming licence, and claims that the majority of players have been paid in accordance with …

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Mystery surrounds radical changes at Malta online gambling regulator

7 Nov 2013

Surprise developments at Malta online gambling regulator Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) are certain to trigger industry speculation as the apparently sudden resignation of chairman Mario Galea and CEO Reuben Portanier sinks in. No reasons were given for the resignations, which were announced by the Malta government parliamentary secretary for competitiveness Edward Zammit Lewis, who …

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Malta regulator contributes to state coffers again

29 May 2014

Malta regulator Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) has posted its 2013 numbers, showing a Euro 49.9 million surplus for state coffers from its licensing activities, a slight increase on its 2012 income of Euro 49.5 million. The Malta Today newspaper reports that the latest audited accounts of the LGA note Euro 52.7 million in revenues …

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Italian Malta-licensed companies exodus

12 Mar 2018

According to a report in Malta Today, three Italian-owned companies have surrendered their Malta-licenses following the Malta Gaming Authority’s termination of one licensee and the suspension of another. The Maltese Authority embarked on an investigation into Italian-linked or owned licensees following the arrest of alleged Italian mafia kingpin Benedetto Bacchi and the suspension of Phoenix International earlier this year (see previous  reports). The investigation, …

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GIG licensed by Malta as a B2B sports betting provider

21 Dec 2016

The online gambling company Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GIG) has received an early Christmas present: a Class 4 Remote Gaming Licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) for its subsidiary BettingCloud Ltd. which allows the subsidiary to close B2B deals as a sports betting solution provider. Betting Cloud wasted no time getting down to business, …

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MGA suspend Smart Gaming Group licence

15 Aug 2016

First Online Limited’s (previously known as Smart Gaming Group) woes continue as the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) follow the UK Gambling Commission’s lead and suspend the company’s remote gaming licence MGA/CL1/574/2009. According to the MGA, First Online Limited has been directed to “indefinitely suspend all gaming operations, cease to register new players, suspend all transactions …

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Viral awarded Malta license

21 Nov 2016

White label casino and betting solutions provider Viral has been awarded a Class 1 on 4 license from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The company will begin with the roll out its own B2C label Lucky Casino, followed by other partner sites, under the MGA license. Our readers will recall the company released its new …

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Online gambling companies exit Malta following MGA investigation

16 Apr 2018

The Malta Gaming Authority was in the news again this week following a report in the newspaper Malta Today that five more licensees have departed Malta’s shores following a probe into organised crime links by the regulator. This reportedly resulted in one licence suspension, a licence cancellation and three voluntary terminations of licenses by the …

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Betconstruct awarded Malta class 1 licensing

14 May 2018

BetConstruct has obtained two Class I licences from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) enabling the company to provide casino gaming products from Malta-based providers. The license awards complement BetConstruct’s existing MGA sports betting and controlled skill betting licenses to enable the firm to offer “a full package of gaming products” in the European regulated market. Karine Kocharyan, BetConstruct Head of …

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EvenBet Gaming awarded B2B MGA licence

7 May 2020

Leading online gaming software developer EvenBet Gaming has been granted a supplier licence by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) – allowing the company to significantly boost its international reach. The licence, which covers EvenBet’s core poker offering, as well as casino and sports betting integrations, comes as a huge milestone for the developer as it …

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Dutch and Malta gambling regulators to collaborate

29 Nov 2014

The Dutch online gambling regulator Kansspelautoriteit has signed a collaboration pact with Malta’s Lotteries and Gaming Authority as it continues to set up relationships ahead of the introduction of regulated online gambling in the Netherlands next year (see previous reports). The chief Dutch regulator, Marja Appelman, characterised the initiative as an important step in the …

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Malta licensed betting network directly linked to Italian mafia

23 Jul 2015

Italian authorities conducted a sting on the ‘Ndrangheta syndicate Wednesday, accused of laundering drug money through their retail and online gambling businesses. The ‘Ndrangheta, who is believed to be the most powerful crime syndicate in Italy, is considered to be the principal importer and wholesaler of Latin American cocaine in to Europe. Authorities said they …

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Metric Gaming Obtains Maltese Supplier Licence

16 Dec 2019

Metric Gaming, a multi-tenant B2B sports betting software provider, has obtained a Class 4 licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The licence awarded allows Metric Gaming to distribute its products and services to customers operating from the Mediterranean jurisdiction, considered a gold standard licencing regime in the global industry. Speaking about the successful application, …

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Online lottery approved by LGA in Malta

23 Jun 2014

Malta regulator, the Lotteries and Gaming Authority has given its approval to OTTO Malta to make its online lottery and scratchcard products available to other operators in business-to-business deals. The company has been operating on its PlayOTTO.com website for the past four years, with its flagship product the Euro 25 million Majestic Millions lottery, along …

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