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The Road to Change

09 Feb, 2017

Malta’s iGaming regulatory framework is going to look a lot different at the end of 2017. An ambitious agenda for regulatory reform was set up two years ago and has been the road map for this journey. The pace of this transformation has been slower than many had hoped, but the MGA stresses it is going for long-term solutions, rather than quick fixes in designing a completely new regulatory framework. The build-up has so far been dominated by change behind the scenes, and while the draft regulations are still awaiting approval, here are some defining features and developments that will most likely come into play in 2017.

The 2017 CEO Guide to Gaming in Malta

07 Feb, 2017

Malta can be rightly proud of its thriving iGaming sector. No other country is so richly peppered with as many world-leading iGaming companies as Malta is. A key pillar of the island’s success has been the support provided by the country’s skilled technical and professional services sector, coupled with the operator friendly business environment. With a new regulatory framework to be published shortly, Malta continues to represent the gold standard of gaming jurisdictions and the business case for Malta remains strong. We explain what companies must do to operate efficiently and effectively in gaming’s most attractive centre.

Malta: European Hub with Global Relevance

31 Jan, 2017

Malta was the first EU state to introduce specific regulations and to bring forward new concepts in the iGaming industry. The country has created a flexible framework that places great emphasis on player protection, responsible gambling and antifraud measures; benefiting operators and players alike. The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), the sole regulator responsible for the governance of all forms of gaming in Malta, has continuously upped the ante in establishing the country as the jurisdiction of choice for remote gaming.

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