Tag Archives: Malta Gaming Authority (MGA)

Betby receives green light from MGA

Betby has confirmed that it has expanded its regulated market licensing requirements, having been approved as a sportsbook software supplier by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). Accredited by the MGA to service licensed sportsbooks with its technology and software components, Riga-based Betby will expand the supply of its AI-driven sportsbook solutions to operators within several European territories. Leonid Pertsovskiy, Chief …

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MGA report reveals 14 licences cancelled in 2019

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) revealed that during 2019, it suspended 11 licences, and cancelled a further 14 ‘following various regulatory breaches’. Publishing its Annual Report and Financial Statements for the financial year ending 31 December 2019, the MGA confirmed that it had issued 20 warnings, 89 notices of breach and 23 administrative fines during the year as the regulator …

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MGA survey reveals investment postponements as COVID-19 biggest rupture 

Conducting a survey among its licence holders, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published first insights of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Malta’s online gambling sector. The study, carried out in April by the MGA’s ‘Information & Research’ unit, detailed pandemic impacts on each individual licensee segment including B2C operators, technology providers, marketing services and operations. “The survey …

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MGA ups integrity commitment with World Snooker partnership

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has strengthened its commitment to integrity after signing a data-sharing agreement with the World Professional Billiards & Snooker Association (WPBSA). The WPBSA is the regulatory authority for both Billiards and Snooker worldwide and is responsible for the global development of both sports, and for the integrity related to the sports MGA Sports Integrity Manager Antonio …

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MGA and FIAU combat money laundering with Memorandum of Understanding

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has confirmed that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU). The MoU will specifically focus on improving the sharing of information on the areas related to the supervision of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (CFT), provided for by the Prevention of Money Laundering …

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MGA releases operator integrity guidance during COVID-19 lockdown

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has confirmed that it will be ‘increasing industry outreach’ to ensure that all licensees are compliant with regulatory expectations during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The regulator has suggested that the widespread cancellation of sporting events across the globe will encourage operators to bet on products offering ‘different risk profiles to those traditionally offered’. The MGA …

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Malta MGA terminates The Daily Fantasy Football Company licence

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has announced that incumbent The Daily Fantasy Football Company LTD has lost its capacity to operate wagering services within its jurisdiction, terminating its licence.  As of last week, the company could no longer carry out operations, register new players or accept new customer deposits. Nevertheless, the firm is required to provide all registered players with access …

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Digitain granted B2B licence from MGA

Sports betting and casino platform provider Digitain has been granted a B2B Critical Gaming Supply Licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), expanding its presence across the European market. The new licence will allow Digitain to supply a wide array of Tier 1 B2C operators across Malta, as well as extending its global player reach. Digitain will also be authorised …

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MGA report reveals 13 licences refused between January and June

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has revealed that it had issued 13 licence refusals between January and June 2019 as confirmed in its interim performance report. The report reviews the performance of the MGA, highlighting major projects undertaken during the first six months of the year. It revealed that six of the 13 licence refusals were issued at onboarding and …

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Metric Gaming expands into Malta with class 4 licence

Multi-tenant B2B sports betting software provider Metric Gaming has been given the green light to expand into Malta after gaining a Class 4 licence from the country’s regulator. The licence will allow Metric Gaming to distribute its products and services to customers operating from across Malta after gaining the approval of the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). Speaking about the successful …

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