In order to continue its support for the growing gaming industry in Malta, the Malta Gaming Authority( MGA) have issued new regulation in respect of skill games, following publication in the Government Gazette on the 24th January 2017. This new regulation follows extensive public consultation, carried out in 2015.
Underpinning this regulation change, the Authority has exercised its power to deem fantasy sports as controlled skills games and will also be covered by this legislation change.
Further details are available on the Malta Gaming Authorities website per the link below;-
Commenting on the legislation change, Deputy Managing Director of the Malta office, Garry Crossan said “ as one of the key growth industries in the Malta economy, the evolution of the gaming world is of prime importance and new, well planned legislation of this nature is very welcome. We look forward to working with the gaming industry to help them with their requirements in the Skill games and Fantasy sports world in the coming weeks and months”