Tag Archives: Malta Gaming Authority (MGA)

Genesis Global third firm in a week to have licence revoked by MGA 

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Another operator has had its authorisation taken by the Malta Gaming Authority in what has become a streak of business boot-outs.  Genesis Global Limited is the third business to have been ordered by the Maltese gambling regulator to cease all operations in the island nation due to undeclared breaches of the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations.  The operator was managing …

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Betago given one week to sort outstanding issues with MGA 

SBC News Betago given one week to sort outstanding issues with MGA 

MGA, Malta’s Gaming Authority, has taken away the authorisation of Betago Limited following infringement of the country’s Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations Act. Effective from 8 January 2024, the regulator has ordered Betago to deal with any outstanding fees owed to the MGA within a week from the date of the cancellation. The MGA first announced the operator’s licence suspension …

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MGA takes away Rush Gaming’s Malta licence citing regulatory breaches 

SBC News MGA takes away Rush Gaming’s Malta licence citing regulatory breaches 

Rush Gaming Limited has been ordered to cease operations by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) with immediate effect.  Under the Gaming Compliance and Enforcement Regulations, the company is no longer an MGA licensee holder and therefore must halt all of its B2C gaming operations in the country, which include services like online casino and fixed-odd betting, among others. However, MGA …

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MGA and Alderney strengthen safer gambling duties with MoU extension

SBC News MGA and Alderney strengthen safer gambling duties with MoU extension

An agreement has been reached between the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) and the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) to extend their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The AGCC was first established in 2000 as Alderney’s gaming regulatory body responsible for the supervision of the gaming sector, overseeing the licensing and regulatory enforcement procedures on the island.  Malta’s regulatory body, on the …

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MGA follows through and cancels Tipster.de licence

SBC News MGA follows through and cancels Tipster.de licence

Tough times continue for Tipster.de as the company’s operating licence with the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) was cancelled this week. The company, which is headquartered in Cologne, offers betting and casino services on the island and in Germany, but has been ordered to follow three courses of action by the realtor. Tipster must notify its customers of the cancellation, settle …

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MGA bites back against criticism of Bill 55 legislative amendments

SBC News MGA bites back against criticism of Bill 55 legislative amendments

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has sought to convey ‘clarity, accuracy and transparency’ regarding recent criticism of amendments to the Maltese Gaming Act, known as Bill 55. A statement from the regulator addressed ‘recent remarks shared by sections of the media’ about Bill 55, which would add a new article to the Gaming Act. In particular, the MGA stressed that …

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MGA is ‘up-to-date and well-equipped’ for 2023 oversight

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The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has begun to reap ‘the fruits of the groundwork laid in 2021’, according to CEO Dr Carl Brincat, and intends to continue rolling out its data and technology strategy. In its 2022 annual report, the regulator detailed operating revenue, including the release of unclaimed player funds of €82.2m (2021: €81.5m), an increase of just under …

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Betsson’s BML Group becomes first MGA licence holder fined by Finnish police

Betsson’s BML Group becomes first MGA licence holder fined by Finnish police

Finland’s National Police Board has hit BML Group, a Betsson AB subsidiary, with a €2.4m fine alongside a prohibition order against the firm’s marketing activities. The law enforcement agency’s decision was made on 7 April and is due to come into force on 3 July, with the police asserting that BML has targeted mainland Finland with advertising ‘via multiple channels …

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EveryMatrix opens door to ‘hundreds’ of Malta brands with casino approval

EveryMatrix overcomes Germany hurdles to hit €65m profits

EveryMatrix’s JackpotEngine casino gamification engine has received regulatory approval from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), expanding the scope of the supplier’s operations in the country. A Malta-based international enterprise, EveryMatrix will now be able to offer the JackpotEngine product to ‘potentially hundreds’ of igaming brands on the island via its CasinoEngine and SlotMatrix divisions. The product has been designed by …

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