Malta Gaming Company

  • A Malta Gaming company must posses a valid license of the relevant class as set out in the First Schedule of the Remote Gaming Regulations.
  • Applicants must satisfy relevant criteria amongst other things they must be:
    • limited liability companies registered in Malta,
    • they must satisfy the “fit and proper persons” test which involves rigorous due diligence checks on all persons (individual or corporate) who have a significant stake in the enterprise,
    • Demonstrate business, financial and technical ability to carry out the operation, and
    • Demonstrate its solvency in order to ensure player winnings and deposit returns are safeguarded
  • A company in Malta set up for gaming may obtain its license under four classes:
    • Class One – operators managing their own risk on repetitive games,
    • Class Two – operators managing their own risk on events based on a matchbook,
    • Class Three – operators promoting and abet gaming from Malta & taking a commission from promoting and/or abetting games and
    • Class Four – operators hosting and managing online remote gaming operators, excluding the licensee himself.