Malta Gaming Authority Will Launch A Unified Self-Exclusion System For Online Gambling Operators
The Malta Gaming Authority announced the launch of a Unified Self-Exclusion system for online gambling licensees. The MGA is asking all remote gaming licensees to roll out the new system across the land-based and online sectors of the industry for the necessary or proper self-exclusion practices to be implemented.
The MGA already requires self-exclusion tools for online operators to enforce, but with the new unified system players who self-exclude from one operator will not be allowed to sign up with another. The MGA also said they will investigate for a voluntary subscription system for operators in different jurisdictions, but first will implement the system for careful examination for required classification.
Heathcliff Farrugia, Chief Executive Officer for the MGA said,
“The protection of players is at the heart of the MGA’s regulatory agenda, and this project further underlines our resolve to ensure that players have the necessary tools to engage in gaming services responsibly. Over the years we have witnessed efforts from gaming operators to implement various responsible gaming measures, and thus we strongly believe that the unified self-exclusion system will be well received by the industry and consumers alike.”