The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), formerly known as the Lottery and Gaming Authority (LGA), was the first European Country that issued online/remote gaming licenses since 2004. Since then, many gaming operations has moved to this little Island in the Mediterranean sea. Offering several options for new investor including different classes of licenses for various operations that we list here below:
- Gaming Service licence: a business to consumer licence to offer or carry out a gaming service;
- Critical Gaming Supply licence: a business-to-business licence to provide or carry out a critical gaming supply.
At application stage, the MGA assesses whether an applicant:
- Is fit and proper to conduct gaming business;
- Is correctly prepared from a business strategy perspective;
- Has the operational and statutory requirements to meet the obligations prescribed by law and policy; and
- Has correctly implemented and tested, on a technical environment, what has been applied for, before going live.
- Casino, including live casino;
- Secondary lotteries;
- Fixed odds betting, including live betting;
- Pool betting, including betting exchange;
- Peer-to-peer poker;
- Peer-to-peer bingo and other peer-to-peer games, but excluding pool betting, betting exchange, and poker;
- Lottery messenger services;
- Controlled skill games; and
- Any other gaming vertical which is not comprised within the above.
The Island is located in the centre of the Mediterranean Sea with an area of 316 km² and an average population of 423,300.
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