Tag Archives: LGA
- LGA renews calls for lower maximum FOBT stakes in UK
April 27, 2016
The Local Government Association (LGA) has reiterated its call for the government to lower the maximum wager on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in the United Kingdom. Currently, players in the UK can wager up to £100 (US$145) on FOBTs, but several groups have been urging the government to reduce...
- SiGMA 2014 Day One Recap
November 1, 2014
“iGaming a fundamental pillar of the Maltese economy”- UlrikBengtsson, CEO Betsson Malta The inaugural “Summit of iGaming, Malta”, otherwise known as “SiGMA”, kicked off today at the Intercontinental Hotel in Malta’s St. Julian’s Bay. The purpose of this event is to educate the industry on what Malta has to offer...
- Why Malta is the Ultimate iGaming Destination
October 3, 2014
SiGMA founders Dennis Dyhr Hansen and Eman Pulis recently described Malta as the 'Silicon Valley' of the iGaming industry, a nickname that is well-supported by the facts. In this article we'll delve into a few of the multiplicity of factors that in combination have made Malta one of the top...
- Everleaf’s Director Charged With Misappropriation of Players Funds; Pleads Not Guilty
September 22, 2014
Everleaf's company director, Michael Zwi Oros, appears before a magistrate in a Maltese court accused of misappropriation of player’s funds and failure to pay outstanding gaming taxes and licensing fees. It’s finally happening. After years of frustrating inaction, a member of The Everleaf Gaming Network is finally facing the beak...
- Online Poker Players to Take a Stand Against the Maltese Lotteries & Gaming Authority
August 11, 2014
Online poker players, tired of being given the runaround, are readying themselves to take a stand against the Maltese Lotteries & Gaming Authority (LGA) over Everleaf scandal. If you keep doing what you’ve always done, you’ll keep getting what you’ve always gotten, and in the case of the former US...
- Unprecedented iGaming summit to be held in Malta next fall
August 6, 2014
The Summit of iGaming in Malta, SiGMA, being held between October 31st and November 1st, is set to become one of the largest, most-dedicated remote iGaming exhibitions and conferences for affiliates, operators and suppliers of the industry, with 2,500+ delegates, 60+ top-level speakers and over 70 stands to be featured...
Why Malta is a Sure Bet for iGaming Companies
October 9, 2014