It is estimated that around 30% of the world’s i-gaming companies are operating via Malta. The Maltese i-gaming scene, with its solid regulatory environment bolstered by the Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”), has proven to have become a very popular i-gaming platform for companies wanting to operate within this sector.
The relative gaming laws in Malta have provided a varied tiered mechanism whereby different classes of licenses may be applied for, each of which have a separate gaming tax regime which is applicable.
The Chief Executive Officers and other high ranking personnel within such gaming companies have also been given some special tax breaks in terms of the Highly Qualified Persons Rules, as amended. Such recent additions to the fiscal regime in Malta have made this jurisdiction even more attractive for international clients setting up Maltese business in the i-gaming sector.
I-Gaming companies setting up in Malta need the correct guidance in order to apply for their gaming license with the MGA, and also would require the correct advice and set up in order to meet the ongoing regulatory obligations which the latter Authority would impose. Our firm is geared towards providing tailor-made solutions for i-gaming operators who are desirous in using Malta as their business hub.