Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is the independent gaming regulator in Malta. It is responsible for the issuing of licenses to bookmakers and ensuring that they comply with the relevant regulations. The MGA also has the power to impose penalties on operators who break the rules.
Malta Gaming Authority is considered to be one of the most reputable gaming regulators in the world. This is because it operates to the highest standards of integrity and fairness. In addition, the MGA is also very strict in its regulation of the gaming industry. It is also recognized for its strong consumer protection measures.
The authority is a member of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR). It is also a signatory to the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
The regulator is responsible for the licensing of betting apps. It has a number of stringent regulations that bookmakers must adhere to in order to hold the license. These regulations include:
- The provision of fair and transparent odds;
- The prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing;
- The protection of minors;
- The provision of responsible gambling measures.
MGA licensed betting apps are available on both Android and iOS platforms and can be used to place bets on a variety of sporting and other events.