The MGA publishes a Consultation Paper on Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements & Other Sports Integrity Measures

In August 2019, the Malta Gaming Authority announced the establishment of a Sports Integrity Unit. The Unit’s role consists of the gathering of intelligence and information relating to suspicious betting and serves as liaison with the national platform that is being set up, local and foreign regulatory authorities, law enforcement agencies, betting monitoring systems, sporting bodies and gaming operators in order to investigate irregular and suspicious betting activity.

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The Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Gaming Industry in Malta

In April 2020, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), conducted a survey among its licensed online operators to assess the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the gaming sector through its Information & Research unit. The survey covered a number of different areas, including impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Gaming Revenue (GR) or revenue, operating costs and investments. It also focused on the industry concerns and actions taken by operators during this pandemic.

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Notice on further lifting of restrictive measures related to COVID-19

On the 18 of May 2020, Health Authorities announced the lifting of more restrictions which were put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19. As a result of this announcement, Gaming Parlours which have been closed in terms of Legal Notice 76 of 2020, entitled Closure of Places Open to the Public Order, 2020, will re-open as from Friday 22 of May 2020.

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The MGA has no connection with

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is hereby declaring that it has no connection with Any reference to the MGA and/or gaming licence/s said to be issued by the Maltese Authority, as stated by, are false and misleading.