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Malta Gaming Authority

Malta Gaming Authority

Malta Gaming AuthorityBackground

The Malta Gaming Authority was initially formed to regulate and control land based casinos in Malta. Around the time of the millennium a surge in the formation of online casino operators led to many being registered in Malta to benefit from low taxation.

Malta is part of the European Union so any online casino registered in Malta can operate legally within any of the 28 member states. That is subject complying with any gambling legislation within the EU member state. Many of the EU member states will no longer allow a foreign online casino to offer their services within the state unless they have a local registered company and gambling licence.

Although this Maltese Autority licenses and regulates many online casinos it became a legal requirement in 2014 that any online casino registering UK players must also regulated and licensed by the UK Gambling Commission. This has also affected online casinos operating from other non UK bases like Gibraltar and the Isle of Man.

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Online Casino Security

How good is online casino security?

Online Casino SecurityOnline gambling is a rapidly expanding market, it has become enormously popular. However, many people are understandably worried about online casino security in general. The objective of this article is to educate readers so they can perhaps put their mind at rest about using an online casino.

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Online Casino Licensing

The Evolution of Online Casino Licensing

During the early 1990’s, the internet lead to the development of casino style games. This meant that you could now play casino games at the same time as wagering money online. Online Casino Licensing became very important for regulation of this new industry. Two very important functions were necessary for an online casino to operate.

The first thing is the gambing software for the casino. Microgaming claims they invented the first software in 1994.  However, it was not until 1995 that player support systems were added including player tracking systems and an e cash payment system. That was the second most important function. Gaming club was the name of the Microgaming website.

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