Malta Focus H2 2021

Editors Letter

In The Magazine

Regulation Based on Cooperation

During the recent Sustainable Gambling Conference, Isabella Aslam spoke to Yanica Sant, General Counsel for the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) on the state of today’s regulated industry

Integrated Independence

Kindred Group CEO Henrik Tjärnström speaks to Tim Poole about the operator’s takeover of supplier Relax Gaming, discussing the rationale behind the merger and the growing trend of operator-supplier integration

AML, KYC and Responsible Gaming on Blockchain

It wouldn’t be a focus magazine on the Blockchain Island without an article on blockchain. Nick Hill delivers...

The Other Side of the Coin, with Relax Gaming

We’ve heard from one side of the transaction, now Co-Founder and Chairman Patrik Österåker gives Tim Poole the lowdown on Relax Gaming’s view of the Kindred Group acquisition

Up Next: SiGMA Malta

SiGMA returns, back with a bang this 2021. Following the closure of the 2020 event, Gambling Insider previews the tradeshow’s return – and it’s a safe bet it’ll be worth the wait

In Focus: Sportingtech

What is your main service? Sportingtech is an iGaming software specialist, focused on developing scalable sports betting and iGaming solutions for all kinds of business worldwide....

Introducing Betsson Group

Betsson Group is one of the most established and largest organisations in the global gambling industry. We operate hugely popular online casino and sportsbook brands around the world via 19 licences. Our vision is simple – to provide the best customer experience in the industry and we achieve this by using best-in-class technologies, and leveraging an abundance of data and insight to constantly improve our products. At Betsson, it’s all about people and there are some 2,000 talented individuals across Betsson’s 13 offices.

Company Profile: Relax Gaming

What is your star product? Relax has gained a reputation for developing high-quality products delivered at speed across a number of verticals. From our multiple shortlisted and aw...

Company Profile: Green Jade Games

What is Green Jade Games’s star product and what makes you stand out? We value conventional slots and enjoy playing them. However, our modus operandi is to change the indust...

Company Profile: Exacta Solutions

A young company with a strong pedigree, Malta-based Exacta Solutions brings years of experience to bear on the issues faced by new and growing businesses. With experience in executive recruitment, headhunting and management consulting, and an unrivalled network of experts from various backgrounds, Co-Founders Chris Vella and Anthony Hennessy have built the company from the ground-up to help you reach your business goals.

In Focus: AstroPay

What is your star product? One Touch is our star product. It is a digital wallet that offers a wide range of benefits including allowing greater control for customers over transac...

In Focus: Emoney

What is your main service? [email protected] Plc is a Technological Electronic Money Institution which has all the solutions for businesses to facilitate their payment services. As our logo...

In Focus: Digital Asset Management

DAM delivers innovative cross border payment and digital asset OTC services

In Focus: Habanero

Vera Motto, Business Development Executive, tells us everything we need to know about Habanero


What is your main service? SOFTSWISS is a widely acclaimed iGaming expert and the very first online gambling software company to start working with crypto currencies. The brand in...

Final Word Malta: An Insight Into M&As

As iGaming continues to emerge from the throes of the pandemic, Chris Vella and Anthony Hennessy, founders of Exacta Solutions, discuss recent M&A trends and how businesses can better prepare themselves for a successful takeover