Malta To Investigate All Italian Licence Holders In Bid To Preserve Reputation

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is set to launch an investigation into all of its Italian online licensees as it attempts to root out connections between the island and illegal betting shops in Italy.

The project is the first stage in a concerted crackdown on Italian gambling businesses based in Malta, high-ranking Maltese sources told GamblingCompliance.

Malta has grown increasingly concerned about damage to its already faltering reputation, after numerous links between Italian organised crime and online gambling companies with Maltese licences emerged during the past few years.

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