The Malta Gaming Authority signs Data-Sharing Agreement with the Swedish Football Association

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has recently established a data-sharing agreement with the Swedish Football Association (SvFF). The SvFF is the governing body for football in Sweden. The objective of the SvFF is to make sure that football in Sweden always adheres to laws and regulations that govern all sporting events and entities within their remit. Moreover, they constantly work towards making sure that football is a discrimination-free sport specifically at their national level.

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

On the 1 of May 2020, Health Authorities announced the lifting of some of the restrictive measures put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19. As a result of this announcement, Lotto booths 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 Monday 4 of May 2020, with a number of safety measures still in place.

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Sweden ready to enforce strict gambling rules

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Sweden’s government proposed a set of temporary rules that will restrict gambling activities. Social security minister Ardalan Shekarabi proposed to limit the exposure of online gambling, stating that online casinos are “one of the most risky forms of gambling”, especially since many sporting events and other gambling-related activities have been shut down.

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