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IBAS backs MGA’s ‘ADR scheme’ as a positive direction for Malta

Richard Hayler, Chief Executive of betting adjudication group IBAS, has backed the Malta Gaming Association’s (MGA) ‘Alternative Dispute Resolution’ ADR scheme, as a positive directive for the European jurisdiction’s online gambling frameworks. A key initiative for 2018, this week the MGA enforced all its licensed incumbents to adhere to the new consumer dispute policies and procedures required by its new …

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Malta MGA launches new mandatory ADR player dispute scheme

Continuing to overhaul its online gambling licensing frameworks, The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has this week announced the launch of its Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) scheme directive. In place from 3 December 2018, the ADR scheme seeks to support online gambling consumers with reliable and consistent procedures and processes for challenging MGA licensed operators on matters relating to disputes, transactions …

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Videoslots and SafeEnt take Swedish licence count to 18

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The licence count in Sweden has reached 18 after two more companies – Videoslots Ltd and SafeEnt Ltd, a subsidiary of Global Gaming, secured approval to service the market from 1 January 2019. On 3 and 4 December, Videoslots was granted a licence for online games, while SafeEnt secured a five-year licence for betting and online gaming through Ninja Casino …

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BetConstruct Casino aggregator gets fresh update from Evoplay Entertainment

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The industry’s first 3D/VR slot games from Evoplay Entertainment have delivered a fresh update to the BetConstruct Casino aggregator. The game development studio has agreed a deal which sees its most innovative titles made available to BetConstruct’s casino customers. Evoplay’s portfolio includes over 50 slots, table and instant games, including the first 3D/VR slots game, ‘Necromancer’, which was debuted at …

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BetConstruct to provide poker software under MGA licence

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BetConstruct has continued to sweep up accreditation from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) after securing approval to add poker to its set of licensed products. The developer and provider of online and land-based gaming solutions has confirmed that it has been granted an approval from the MGA to add the poker vertical (type 3) under both B2C and B2B licences. …

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Malta implements new ‘Gaming Act’ strengthening player protections & AML Codes

The Maltese Parliament and Chamber of Commerce has approved and implemented the framework of its newly revised ‘Gaming Act’, coming into effect today. The act will establish a new industry anti-money laundering code, alongside further improvements to Malta gambling incumbents’ player protection standards and responsibilities. Furthermore, the Gaming Act has been revised to strengthen the Malta Gaming Authority’s (MGA) position …

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EU ‘detailed opinion’ delays Malta’s revised Gaming Act

Updating the market, The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has informed that it will delay the introduction of its revised Gaming Act until 1 August 2018. The authority details that a ‘EU member state’ has submitted a detailed opinion to the European Council in relation to its Gaming Act’s legislative mandate, which the MGA will review. ‘This Detailed Opinion has extended …

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Malta moves to power-up MGA with Gaming Act revamp

Malta’s Parliament has approved new provisions to be added to its national ‘Gaming Act’, which will move to strengthen the Maltese Gaming Authority‘s powers to enforce industry compliance, standards and regulatory guidelines on gambling/betting stakeholders. The revision of Gaming Act, will deliver a new regulatory mandate for Malta gambling enterprises to adhere to, primarily focusing on strengthening the industry’s anti-money-laundering …

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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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Oulala continues expansion with Marsbet deal

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Oulala has signed a deal which will see its football management game integrated into Marsbet’s iGaming platform. The daily fantasy sports provider has signed the first ever agreement between a licensed B2B skill game operator and an iGaming company, with Oulala providing its game across the Marsbet group. Benjamin Carlotti, Managing Director of Oulala, said:  “We warmly welcome Marsbet as …

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