17 July 2014

Malta Discusses Social Gambling Regulation

Poker News 10/07/2014: The Mediterranean island of Malta could soon become the first country in the world to regulate social casino games.

Following a draft legal notice filed with the Maltese parliament by the Lotteries and Gambling Authority (LGA), the country may be ready to adopt some sort of legislation to regulate "digital games with prizes" by the end of 2014.
Talking to Gaming Intelligence, LGA Executive Director Joe Cuschieri explained that "Malta has always been an innovator in proposing new regulations and legislation, hence as we did more than ten years ago [with iGaming], this niche needs to be regulated as well." ...read on.