Both gambling operators and payment institutions are required to adhere to the licensing regimes within the country. This Q&A provides key information on the applicable gambling and payments law required in Malta.
Furthermore, the guide explores if there is any crossover between gambling and payments regulations, and provides a high level view of the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive and its amendments (the 5th Anti-Money Laundering Directive), which are within the scope of both payments and gambling. This guide will address the requirements applicable to obliged entities in both sectors.
Finally, the guide explores the key payment brands widely used in the country and the common methods of payment for deposits and withdrawals in gaming services.