MGA publishes amendments to its Sandbox Regulatory Framework

By virtue of its nature as a living document, the ‘Guidance on the use of Innovative Technology Arrangements and the acceptance of Virtual Financial Assets and Virtual Tokens through the implementation of a Sandbox Environment’ and the regulatory requirements envisaged therein are subject to be changed from time to time, as may be rendered necessary by technological and regulatory developments. Further to this, the MGA is hereby publishing the amendments that have been carried out in relation to the aforementioned document, namely:

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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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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.