MGA cancels Bet Service Group licence

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The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) cancelled the gaming licence (MGA/B2C/344/2016) of Bet Service Group Ltd as of 18 February 2019, according to a press statement issued by MGA. The cancellation comes after the licence was suspended on 23 January.

Under the decision of the authority, Bet Service Group Ltd was directed “to proceed with the cancellation process of the authorisation, and to suspend all gaming operations with immediate effect.” At the same time, a notice on the companies website(s) must be displayed informing all players that the authorisation has been cancelled.

The MGA also “notifies that any websites operated by Bet Service Group Ltd or associated with Bet Service Group Ltd, and which make reference to the authority or the above-quoted licence is not approved to be operational by the authority. Due to the cancellation of the licence, Bet Service Group Ltd is therefore not authorised to continue conducting gaming by means of distance communications under an authority licence.”

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The MGA suspended the gaming licence of the group as of 23 January 2019, as Business Malta reported.