Remote and Land Based Gaming

Be part of the story which has made Malta a leader in innovative gaming regulation.

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Malta is considered to be the European centre for remote gaming and through the years has established itself as a serious and well-regulated European jurisdiction within this sector. The reputation gathered, together with the favourable Malta gaming licence costs and tax regime and a regulator which adopts a hands-on approach continue to make Malta the jurisdiction of choice for gaming operators.

  • Malta boasts of a number of features which collectively make Malta the jurisdiction of choice for gaming services/operations for most operators within the industry
  • Experienced & reputable regulator;
  • Well-regulated remote gaming jurisdiction which safeguards the interests of both operators and players;
  • Attractive tax regime for both companies and individuals;
  • An extensive network of double tax treaties;
  • Established and well-regulated financial services institutions;
  • Excellent telecommunication infrastructure;
  • Political and economic stability;
  • Top business support services specialised in the gaming industry; and
  • A safe, secure and pleasant lifestyle.

A Gaming Licence issued by the Malta Gaming Authority signifies authorisation for a licensee to carry on or otherwise provide gaming services in or from within Malta.

A gaming service in this respect includes games of chance, such as slots or casinos, fixed odds betting such as race books or sports pools, peer-to-peer games such as poker or bingo or controlled skill games and/ or any gaming supplies which are indispensable to provide such services.

At novolegal , we have in-depth knowledge of the market and on all matters related to the online and land-based gaming industry, and with advocates from complementary practice areas and partners with a financial, technical/IT backgrounds novolegal presents an excellent choice for your gaming-business set-up and compliance requirements, namely:

  • pre-licencing advisory services;
  • identification of licence-type required;
  • collation of the application for a gaming licence including the drafting or policies, procedures and business plan;
  • ad-hoc systems and compliance audits;
  • provision of key functions, ensuring appropriate reporting to the MGA.

How can novolegal assist?

Considering its fast-paced growth, the booming gaming industry in Malta now has years of momentum behind and even ahead of it, and at novolegal we are keen on continuing to contribute to the industry, assisting both start-ups and international large-sized corporations alike, online and offline.

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