Malta Gaming Authority increases gambling transparency

Maltese gaming regulators are introducing a new regulatory scheme aimed at increasing transparency and providing operators with a new apparatus for reporting suspicious transactions. The Malta Gaming Authority's (MGA) move is line with a move towards greater transparency by regulators across the globe. The Suspicious Betting Reporting Mechanism (SBRM) will be made available to MGA-licensed…

Malta follows UK, suspends Stakers gambling license

Last week when Stakers' gambling license was suspended by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) the company didn't seem to care too much. After all, they still had their Maltese gambling license and that opened doors to all kinds of lucrative markets. The problem now is that the Maltese Gaming Authority (MGA) has suspended their license,…

Maltese gambling authorities throw down on DFS operator

Small countries like Malta that collect big money from gambling licenses are sometimes viewed as being less stringent in their enforcement of gaming law than their larger counterparts. The recent case of Maltese-license daily fantasy sports operator, the Daily Fantasy Football Company (DFFC) proves that the Maltese Gaming Authority (MGA) is every bit as tight…

Brexit Exit Continues: William Hill Opening Malta Office

UK gaming giant William Hill is currently working on plans to open up a "satellite" office on the island of Malta. It's a move that's fueled by the uncertainty brought on by the UK's plan to exit the European Union, known as "Brexit", according to iGamingBusiness.com. As it stands today, the Maltese office is quite…

Calvin Ayre to Appear at Malta iGaming Seminar

Internet gambling icon Calvin Ayre will be making a rare appearance at an igaming industry event when he participates in a panel discussion at Malta iGaming Seminar (MIGS) next month. Ayre is slated as a member on the A Century of iGaming panel, which covers the impact and growth of the igaming industry. (That title…

Nektan Signs Mobile Deal with LeoVegas

Nektan, a London-based mobile platform-provider, has signed a major deal to provide mobile games to LeoVegas. Under the terms of the agreement, Nektan will integrate its remote server into LeoVegas' existing existing casino platform. This will allow the Malta-based operator to provide licensed Nektan mobile games to its worldwide user base. A Win-Win Situation The…

iGame Now Live On Microgaming Network

[caption id="attachment_29604" align="aligncenter" width="425" caption="iGame Is Ready To Play Poker With Microgaming"][/caption] It’s official, iGame, located in Malta has now launched on the Microgaming Poker Network and the software will operate on all three-poker brands:  iGame Poker, 24hr Poker and PokeriHuone. What makes this significant is the fact that these three poker rooms will be…