Tag Archives: Malta Gaming Authority (MGA)

BetConstruct to incorporate ESA Gaming’s EasySwipe

BetConstruct has struck a partnership with ESA Gaming, incorporating the games provider’s EasySwipe portfolio to its aggregation platform. All operators partnered with the online and land-based casino solutions provider will gain access to ESA Gaming’s expanding portfolio of lightweight mobile titles that have found success in creating brand loyalty and generating revenue for sportsbook platforms. ESA’s swipe-in titles offer bettors …

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ESA Gaming makes Malta entry following MGA approval

ESA Gaming makes Malta entry following MGA approval

ESA Gaming has continued its expansion into regulated gambling markets after securing a supplier licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The MGA licence will allow the supplier to distribute its collection of mobile gaming products, including the EasySwipe portfolio, to a range of new partners. “The accreditation of our products by the MGA marks a very exciting step for …

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Soft2Bet bolsters marketing team with Pablo Ferreira appointment

Soft2Bet bolsters marketing team with Pablo Ferreira appointment

Soft2Bet will continue to ‘exceed the requirements of partners across the globe’ after confirming that Pablo Ferreira will become the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer. Following what Soft2Bet has praised as a ‘successful spell’ in his role as Head of Country Managers, Ferreira will take charge of creating the promotional strategy for Soft2Bet’s flagship 2021 sportsbook as well as the …

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Slovak Football Association enlists MGA in data-sharing deal

Slovak Football Association enlists MGA in data-sharing deal

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has joined with the Slovak Football Association as part of a new data-sharing agreement, which will allow the two parties to facilitate the sharing of information, in fulfilment of the requirements of the law. One of the country’s largest organisations in the country, the governing body of football in Slovakia has made a commitment to …

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MGA makes it mandatory to report suspicious betting activities

Under new rules released by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), sportsbook operators will be required to report any suspicious betting patterns from 1 January 2021. The new requirements follow a seven-week consultation which sought to gather feedback on the proposed Suspicious Betting Reporting Requirements alongside a series of other measures. The MGA stated that it plans to make its Suspicious …

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TG Lab gains MGA certification

Omni-channel platform provider TG Lab has expanded its presence within the European igaming market after it was granted a Critical Gaming Supply Licence by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). Malta is the latest jurisdiction to grant a supplier licence to TG Lab, as the supplier’s turnkey technology has already gained certification in Sweden, Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. William Jur, …

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MGA cancels Playbay Malta licence over ‘systemic deficiencies’

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has cancelled the licence of Playbay Malta Limited, which operates HDbets.com, after the regulator identified ‘systemic deficiencies’ in its adherence of AML/CFT obligations. As part of the ruling, Playbay Malta will no longer be authorised to carry out any gaming operations, register new players or accept new customer deposits. However, the regulator specified that it …

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Betby receives green light from MGA

Betby has confirmed that it has expanded its regulated market licensing requirements, having been approved as a sportsbook software supplier by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). Accredited by the MGA to service licensed sportsbooks with its technology and software components, Riga-based Betby will expand the supply of its AI-driven sportsbook solutions to operators within several European territories. Leonid Pertsovskiy, Chief …

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MGA report reveals 14 licences cancelled in 2019

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) revealed that during 2019, it suspended 11 licences, and cancelled a further 14 ‘following various regulatory breaches’. Publishing its Annual Report and Financial Statements for the financial year ending 31 December 2019, the MGA confirmed that it had issued 20 warnings, 89 notices of breach and 23 administrative fines during the year as the regulator …

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MGA survey reveals investment postponements as COVID-19 biggest rupture 

Conducting a survey among its licence holders, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published first insights of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Malta’s online gambling sector. The study, carried out in April by the MGA’s ‘Information & Research’ unit, detailed pandemic impacts on each individual licensee segment including B2C operators, technology providers, marketing services and operations. “The survey …

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