s published in today's Government Gazette, Malta's Privatisation Unit has released a request for proposals to develop the country's fifth casino, which specifically excludes Gozo and Comino.
The RFP says that the casino itself will have to be situated in one of the tourist areas established by the Malta Tourism Authority, Malta Today reports.
At a minimum, the casino must hold 225 gaming devices and 15 gaming tables.
Interested bidders will have to pay a concession fee of €11 million payable over thee years. Bidders have until 7 April this year to submit their proposals to the privatisation unit.
There are currently four licensed casinos in Malta, namely Dragonara Casino, Portomaso Casino, Casino Malta and Oracle Casino.