The European Poker Tour has introduced four color decks into some of the events at its current stop in Malta and will also trial them at other stops on the…
Four Color Decks Go Live at EPT Malta

The blue and green suits commonly found in online poker decks make there way into a major live poker tour.


Malta is the venue for a series of firsts in the poker world this week. The first poker world cup—the Global Poker Masters—starts tomorrow to be followed on March 25 by the European Poker Conference and European Poker Awards. The events are all produced by Global Poker Index (GPI) boss, Alex Dreyfus.
PokerStars and GPI Give Poker a High Profile in Malta

The EPT, Global Poker Masters and European Poker Awards make Malta the place to be this week.


In an extensive interview with the Malta Independent, newly-appointed Executive Chairman of the Lotteries and Gaming Authority explained that effective player…
New Malta LGA Chairman: “We Need to Protect Player’s Money”

Joseph Cuschieri believes players’ trust is key to the successful regulation of online gaming.


The Maltese government is carrying out an audit of the  Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LGA) into the way it handled the failure of Everleaf and other licensees.
Malta Government Investigating LGA Following Everleaf Failure

Report may recommend “a number of decisions for the strengthening of the LGA’s reputation.”


A player that claims he is owed $0k by Everleaf Gaming is mounting his own personal campaign against their regulator.
One Man’s Campaign Against Malta’s LGA

One player, who says he is still owed $30k by Everleaf Gaming, has mounted his own personal campaign against their…


Many Everleaf players still unpaid
Everleaf Players Dispute LGA Claims

The disproportionate number of reports from players that have not been paid casts doubt over the accuracy of Maltese regulator’s claims.


FullTiltPoker.EU, a dot.com equivalent that will be under license from the Maltese LGA, follows the same path PokerStars took in 2011 to offer tax-free poker to players in certain EU jurisdictions.
EU Site for Full Tilt in “Next Few Weeks”

Players from Sweden, Finland and other EU countries should benefit from tax-free winnings following the launch of FTP under Malta license.


The Lotteries and Gaming Authority issued a statement claiming most players have received their money
LGA Claims a “Great Majority” of Everleaf Players Have Been Paid

Everleaf’s regulator declares the waiting is over and most players have been paid.


The Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta has suspended the license of Microgaming skin 5050 Poker and has set up a complaints procedure…
LGA Suspends 5050 Poker License

The Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta has suspended the license of Microgaming skin 5050 Poker and has set up a…


The official online gaming regulator of Malta has demonstrated time and time again that it has no interest in protecting consumers,  nor in aiding in disputes…
The Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta: A Rubber Stamp in EU Clothing

The official online gaming regulator of Malta has demonstrated time and time again that it has no interest in protecting…


The Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta (LGA) has stated that they cannot assist players who have money stuck on Purple Lounge because its license was…
Maltese Regulator Washes Purple Stain from its Hands

LGA says it will not help players with money stuck on Purple Lounge—because the license was terminated at the same time the site first went offline.


LGA Malta imposes sanctions on its troubled licensee Everleaf Gaming Network
LGA Imposes “Sanctions” On Everleaf, Finds “Irregularities” in its Operation

Everleaf’s regulator breaks its silence as concern over security of player funds continues to mount.


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