Malta Gaming Authority

Enteractive Breakfast Briefing

The leading provider of retention solutions, Enteractive, has held a breakfast briefing this month, whose purpose is to come up with ways to ensure that the iGaming operators safely interact with their customers after the enforcement of GDPR. The event will took place on 12th September at the Palace Hotel in Malta, Enteractive CEO Mikael Hansson will chair the discussion together with Think Privacy legal expert Alexander Hanff and FAST TRACK co-founder Simon Lidzen who joined the panel. The discussion examined the fallout, which was caused by GDPR’s requirement for a valid consent when most companies contact their customers. This...

Read More

MGA Unveils Licensee Relationship Management System

A new "Licensee Relationship Management System" has been launched by The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). This new user-friendly system is part of Malta's regulatory body's effort to improve communications quality and efficiency with its present and potential licensees. The new service was developed in partnership with Microsoft, and is accessible via a secure and dedicated web portal. The service was purposely designed to simplify and digitize various land-based and online processes. This project will roll out in different phases. In phase one of the project, the Malta Gaming Authority will launch: • Online applications for remote gaming licenses •...

Read More

Malta to Legalize Bitcoin at Online Casinos

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), Malta's land-based and online casino regulatory authority, is reportedly speeding ahead with its plans to legally permit the use of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrenices within its online casinos. Malta won't be the first jurisdiction to legalize this form of digital currency, but after this long pioneer in internet gambling makes it legal, this will no doubt be a game changer for the rest of the industry. Once Malta legalizes it, cryptocurrencies will no longer be limited to specific casinos and will become a much more widespread and standard accepted banking option at iGaming sites....

Read More