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‘Next Chapter’…Malta MGA licence approval sees Sportito target Germany

Daily fantasy sports operator Sportito has accelerated its international expansion by securing a Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) ‘Online Gambling Licence’. Having gained Malta MGA approval, Sportito confirms that it will now push to launch its DFS services for the German market. Sportito expands its European licensing provisions, which further includes a UK Gambling Commission operator licence secured in 2016. Following …

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MGA seeks to overhaul Malta Gambling Framework

Updating industry stakeholders, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published a white paper proposing a number of reforms to its national Gaming Legal Framework. The MGA wants to overhaul and repeal all its existing legislation, by streamlining provisions under a ‘singular primary Act of Parliament’ entitled the Gaming Act. Moving forward the MGA would act as ‘the single regulator’ for …

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Malta MGA wants industry stakeholders to get smart on new EU-wide anti-money laundering rules.

Issuing a market update, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published a joint industry consultation with the Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) detailing forthcoming changes to EU-wide business policy relating to ‘anti-money laundering and combatting the funding of terrorism (AML/CFT) requirements’. The document highlights provisions set by the European Parliament and Council on new regulations relating to the prevention of …

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MGA and ESIC sign Memorandum of Understanding

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It has been announced today that the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has entered into a collaborative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Esports Integrity Coalition (ESIC).  This move which is ‘in the interests of protecting and maintaining the integrity of esports and esports betting’ is another step in the right direction by ESIC. ESIC has been amassing regulated and official partners throughout esports in …

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Ganapati reaches company milestone with Class 4 Malta licence

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Ganapati Malta can make its Japanese-themed slots available to Malta-licensed operators, after being awarded a Class 4 licence by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The online-focused casino supplier, which has developed a portfolio of games including CrypBattle and She Ninja Suzu, is also going through the licensing process in the UK, with further plans to expand across regulated markets worldwide. …

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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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GIG obtains gaming licence to supply its sports betting services

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Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) has obtained a Class 4 Remote Gaming Licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) for its subsidiary BettingCloud Ltd. The B2B supplier licence means that GIG can supply its sports betting product to other licensed operators, starting with Germany-facing operator Wetten.com. Wetten.com has become the first operator client to launch on the BettingCloud licence, and will …

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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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BetConstruct plans to challenge the status quo in UK market

Multi-channel supplier BetConstruct has said that it is going to challenge the status quo in the UK supply chain now that it has been granted a Combined Remote Operating Licence by the UK Gambling Commission. Vahe Baloulian, BetConstruct CEO, commented: “The Combined Remote Operating Licence by the UK Gambling Commission widens the path for BetConstruct to one of the most important …

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