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On September 13 at the Costa Salguero Convention Center, Buenos Aires

Malta Gaming Authority will host a conference at upcoming edition of SAGSE Buenos Aires

Malta Gaming Authority will host a conference at upcoming edition of SAGSE Buenos Aires
The new agenda is focused on bringing to this region the successful regulatory experience of remote gaming in Europe. The main topics to be presented will be licensing and compliance structure, anti-money laundering, player protection and data protection.
Argentina | 08/28/2018

The new agenda is focused on bringing to this region the successful regulatory experience of remote gaming in Europe. The main topics to be presented will be licensing and compliance structure, anti-money laundering, player protection, data protection, the cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology sandbox.

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s part of the exhibition SAGSE Buenos Aires, the renowned European regulatory authority, Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), will be in charge of an exclusive conference for operators and related gambling industry professionals. The conference will take place on Thursday, September 13 from 10 am to 1 pm in the auditorium of the Costa Salguero Convention Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Michele Magro, MGA Deputy General Counsel, and Ivan Filletti, Gaming Malta Foundation Head of Operations & Business Development, will be the speakers representing the Maltese organization.

Following the success of the last year’s roomful MGA conference, SAGSE again decided to reaffirm its commitment to the Latin American industry by offering quality content. The new agenda is focused on bringing to this region the successful regulatory experience of remote gaming in Europe. The main topics to be presented will be licensing and compliance structure, anti-money laundering, player protection, data protection, the cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology sandbox.

Malta Gaming Authority and Gaming Malta Foundation will be present over the three days of SAGSE with an institutional stand, where they will receive with previous appointments all visitors interested in knowing more about the work of the Maltese entity.

GamingMalta is an independent non-profit foundation set up by the Government of Malta and the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). Tasked with promoting Malta as a Centre of excellence in the remote gaming sector globally, it is also responsible for liaising with the local relevant authorities to improve Malta’s attractiveness as a jurisdiction and enhance the ecosystem surrounding the gaming industry.

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is a public entity set up by the Laws of Malta to regulate one of Malta’s major economic contributors; the remote and land-based gaming industry. The MGA is responsible for approximately 287 remote gaming companies as well as all types of land-based gaming and gambling activities including the Maltese national lottery, bingo halls, casinos, gaming parlours as well as skill games. The MGA strives to maintain a well-regulated ecosystem conducive to its regulatory objectives, which include the protection of consumers and responsible gaming, and the prevention of infiltration of criminal elements, such as money laundering, fraud and match-fixing, whilst allowing space for innovation and economic growth.

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