Malta offers interesting opportunities for the iGaming Industry. The Remote Gaming Regulations issued in early 2004 by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) enhanced the existing rules and Malta’s reputation of trust by both players and operators. Since then, there has been a rapid growth in the industry. Currently, Malta, hosts approximately 10% of all online betting – a sure testament to the high reputation and standing of the Maltese legislative framework and service providers.
In September 2007, Malta became one of the first jurisdictions to be included in UK’s white list, and it so remains today. This means that Malta licensees can advertise in the UK.
The MGA allows most forms of interactive iGaming to be carried out in Malta including but not limited to Amusement Machines, Casino Gaming, Commercial Bingo Games, Commercial Communication games, Gaming Devices, Remote Gaming, Sports Betting, the National lottery and other lotteries and Non-Profit Games.
The Remote Gaming Legislative is set to maintain and enhance the reputation of the domicile. The main objectives of the legislation are to ensure, the proper operation on interactive games, The protection of players, The prevention of money laundering, Exigencies of public interest. The legislation has proved its worthiness and as a consequence of the same, many of the major player in the remote gaming industry are represented in Malta.