Engage with Innovation: Malta Gaming Authority’s Role at SiGMA Europe 2023
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) marked its presence with authority and expertise at the latest edition of SiGMA Europe, the premier expo for the gaming industry held at the Malta Maritime Hub in Marsa from November 13th to 17th. Renowned as a hub for gaming excellence, SiGMA Europe draws an impressive crowd, with an estimated 25,000 attendees and over 750 gaming operators converging to share insights, innovations, and forge forward the future of gaming.
MGA CEO Carl Brincat emphasized the Malta Gaming Authority’s commitment to the enduring prosperity of the gaming sector. Proudly, the MGA has pioneered a holistic approach to the sustainability of the gaming industry, recently unveiling a trailblazing voluntary ESG Code of Good Practice.
Delving into the regulatory landscape of Malta and the EU, Brincat shared his insights at the SiGMA Europe Panel, facilitated by WH Partners. This conference also showcased MGA’s technical acumen with Odhran Griffin, Technical Analyst, and Brandon Debattista, Deputy Chief Regulatory Officer, sharing their expertise.
Griffin addressed the complexities and possibilities of cryptocurrencies, stressing MGA’s balanced approach to Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) policy, which prioritizes the integrity of the Maltese license. Meanwhile, Debattista spoke to the Authority’s data-led decisions, reinforcing MGA’s role as a pioneer in embracing innovative technologies within the regulatory realm.
The Malta Gaming Authority’s participation at SiGMA Europe 2023 underscores its role not just as a regulator but as a thought leader, setting benchmarks in the gaming industry’s journey towards sustainability and innovation.