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Gaming Law in Malta

Posted on 22-12-14
Written By: Emma Grech

Malta is currently and positively being perceived as the veteran within the EU for having been the first to regulate remote gaming way back in 2004. In a preliminary ruling, the European Court of Justice had memorably referred to the Maltese gaming law framework as being sophisticated. The Lotteries and Gaming Authority (the ‘Authority’) is the independent and efficient regulatory body responsible for the licensing of gaming operators in Malta. This article gives a brief overview of the controls in place in the local gaming industry.