ambling in Malta
All forms of gambling are considered to be legal in Malta as of March 2017. The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is the regulatory body responsible for the governance of all gaming activities in Malta, both online and land-based. Currently the country has one of the most diverse gambling offer in Europe with casinos, cruise casinos, lotto operators, bingo halls, amusement machines, and regular skill games tournaments. .
Online gambling in Malta
The online gaming sector is one of the fastest growing gaming sectors in Malta, as of March 2017, being regulated under the provisions of the Remote Gaming Regulations. The first online gambling site in Malta was a betting site launched back in 2000. In April 2004, the country introduced legal frameworks for regulation of the whole online gaming sector becoming the first EU member state to completely regulate online gambling. Due to this regulation Malta gave licenses to online providers of practically all gambling types. Some of the most famous gaming providers operating with a license from Malta include Mr Green, Betsson, Bet-at-home, Interwetten.