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Heathcliff Farrugia unveiled as new Malta Gaming Authority CEO

The Malta Gaming Authority has appointed Heathcliff Farrugia as its new Chief Executive Officer with effect from 24th April. He succeeds Joseph Cuschieri who earlier this month was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Malta Financial Services Authority. Farrugia joined the Gaming Authority as Chief Operations Officer in 2014, and was instrumental in the transformation process which the Authority underwent. …

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Joseph Cuschieri to depart as Malta MGA Chairman

The Times of Malta has reported that Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) Executive Chairman Joseph Cuschieri will be leaving the gambling regulator to become the first Chief Executive of Malta’s Financial Services Authority (MFSA). The appointment of Cuschieri as MFSA CEO is reported to have been personally requested by Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, with the authority restructuring its operations to …

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Industry First… Malta MGA awards Oulala with B2B skill games licence

B2B fantasy sports platform provider Oulala Games (Oulala.com) has been awarded the first ever Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) ‘B2B Skill Games Licence’. Updating stakeholders, Oulala management stated that the MGA B2B approval represented an ‘important corporate milestone’, as the company had set-up a founders’ goal to be ‘regulated separately from other iGaming activities’. To date, Oulala UK market initiatives have been …

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SiGMA signs new conference partnerships for 2016 event

SiGMA has made conference partnerships with KPMG, BiG Foundation, iGaming Academy and MGA, as well as Random Consulting’s Mario Galea and Aideen Shortt, ahead of its upcoming event in Malta. SiGMA is part of the much anticipated Malta Gaming Week, which gets underway on November 12. The summit itself will take place between the 16th and 19th, with all iGaming company …

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SBTech secures Malta MGA Class 4 software Licence

Sports betting software and platform provider SBTech has this morning confirmed that it has secured a full Class 4 Malta Gaming Authority Remote Gaming Licence. Announcing its Malta Class 4  license, SBTech governance declared that it was an important feature of continuing its corporate strategy of expanding the firm’s operations in regulated markets. SBTech adds its Malta MGA Class 4 …

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Malta Gaming Authority selects Microsoft as licensing CRM partner

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has signed a formal agreement with Microsoft Malta, which will see the technology developer create a customised ‘Customer Relationship Management’ (CRM) system, designed to ease licensing procedures. Creating a secure web portal, Microsoft will simplify the licensing process for all new Malta prospective operators. All MGA applicants will be able to follow in ‘real-time’ their …

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bet365 gains Malta MGA remote sports betting license

Independent UK sports betting operator bet365, has today confirmed that it has been granted a Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) Class 2 Remote Gaming License for its sports betting services and operations. bet365 management released the following statement regarding its Malta sportsbook application “Due to the regulatory developments in various operating territories, bet365 decided that in addition to the remote gaming …

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Malta Economic Secretary Dr Jose Herrera launches MiGs

The seventh Malta iGaming Seminar (MiGS) was launched in the presence of Dr Jose Herrera, Parliamentary Secretary of Competitiveness and Economic Growth, and Joseph Cuschieri, chairman of the Malta Gaming Authority, at the Marina Hotel Corinthia Beach Resort. It will be held at the Corinthia Hotel, St Julian’s between November 16 and 19. MiGS director Jeffrey Buttigieg, who is also …

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MGA confirms its support for MIGS 2015

The Malta iGaming Seminar (MIGS) organising committee has confirmed that the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) will support the conference for the 7th consecutive year. The conference will be held at the Corinthia Hotel, St. George’s Bay, between 16th and the 19th November. The organising committee also launched a new interactive website (http://www.maltaigamingseminar.com/) together with a new corporate identity. MIGS has now become one of the …

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Pinnacle Sports gains MGA Class 2 licence

Pinnacle Sports has announced that it has gained a Class 2 Provisional online gambling licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The granting of the MGA licence will see Pinnacle expand its operations into regulated European markets and aid the company with its marketing and partnership initiatives. Pinnacle Sports announced new owners in March, who had outlined a new strategic …

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