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  • Play to win: A Deloitte perspective

    Play to win: A Deloitte perspective

    The local annual landmark gaming industry event, SiGMA, is just a few days away and the island is buzzing with activity. Definitely one of the largest contributors to the Maltese economy, the gaming industry is strong and continues to grow - but...

  • ‘A happy employee is a good employee’

    ‘A happy employee is a good employee’

    Work-life balance Sara Lantz – Junior Affiliate Manager What is it like being part of the Videoslots team? Many operators claim to offer their employees the perfect work-life balance, but in reality, that just doesn’t happen. However, at...

  • Standing out

    Standing out

    What makes BitStarz different from other casino experiences? You guys have probably heard it all before, some casino out of hundreds trying to claim they’re unique, offering more games that all casinos in Las Vegas combined, better bonuses than...

  • GO supporting gaming sector as a major driver of local business

    GO supporting gaming sector as a major driver of local business

    “The investments and long-term strategy that GO has been adopting over the past few months, have given us the capacity to provide businesses of all sizes the communications services and ICT solutions they require, all under one roof. This is how...

  • Ensure your compliance team is working at optimal efficiency

    Ensure your compliance team is working at optimal efficiency

    An essential part of a Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance solutions is transaction monitoring – software designed to oversee customer transactions in real-time or on a daily basis, as well as detecting any possible...

  • Building blocks

    Building blocks

    Everyone is on board the blocktrain – but do we all know the destination? Raido Rentnik explains why fintech education should be part of the curriculum. Blockchain and cryptocurrencies are disrupting the financial services sector. Yet there is...

  • Reducing risk to absolute minimum

    Reducing risk to absolute minimum

    Gaming operators are using KYC Portal for two main aspects: real time evaluation of risk on players based on regulatory requirements as well as transaction monitoring. KYC Portal is being configured to assess risk based on various factors...

  • Trust and integrity

    Trust and integrity

    Malta has embraced blockchain and virtual financial assets, which signifies a forward-thinking attitude toward leadership within the industry, says Malta Digital Exchange’s new CEO Johan Ditz Lemche. You are only a few weeks old as MDX CEO, but...

  • Meeting business objectives

    ARQ Group is a professional organisation providing a wide range of advisory services to the local and international business sector. ARQ Group has built a strong reputation in the gaming sector and in all spheres of compliance, from the...

  • Exante named investor of the year

    Exante named investor of the year

    The competition among investment companies for Malta Blockchain Awards was held within the framework of the largest international blockchain conference, Malta Blockchain Summit, which gathered more than 9,000 participants. Applicants for the...

  • 35 years of tech innovation

    35 years of tech innovation

    In 1983, a Maltese company was set up as the first IT training company on the island. Run by an entrepreneurial and a tech obsessed young John de Giorgio, the company, Shireburn Software, soon began to develop its own software solutions, and...

  • Brave innovation

    Korea vaunts leading global brands such as Samsung; is highly developed and innovative; and is investing heavily in artificial intelligence. Do these elements create the right context for blockchain to flourish? Korea has seen important internet...

  • The gateway between Silicon Valley and Malta

    The gateway between Silicon Valley and Malta

    Tugce Ergul is used to making difficult journeys. A Turkish-American citizen, she grew up in Istanbul then moved to Paris to study at the Sorbonne. After graduating, she worked as an investment banker at Rothschild and built a career as a venture...

  • Transaction monitoring a key component of AML compliance

    Nowadays, it has become mandatory for compliance teams to think about regulation in a holistic way, and to find improved methods of managing the vast amount of transactional data being collected each day. Organisations must comply with Anti-Money...

  • Switching on girl power

    Switching on girl power

    I will give you five seconds to think of how many female computer scientists, programmers and developers you know. Five seconds is probably not enough – you need more. And that’s not because you have a whole list of names that fit the description...

  • EU Code Week

    EU Code Week

    Learning to code helps us to make sense of the rapidly changing world around us, expands our understanding of how the technology works, and develop skills and capabilities in order to explore creative and innovative ideas.  You do not have to be...

  • Sigma updates - September 30, 2018

    Sigma updates - September 30, 2018

    SiGMA tours MFCC on October 2 Pencil the date into your calendars. As a preview to SiGMA’s main expo, the team is coordinating a tour of the selected venue – the distinguished MFCC. The tour equips all exhibitors with the chance to instigate their...

  • The game is on: reduce, reuse, recycle

    The game is on: reduce, reuse, recycle

    Just how good is your knowledge on waste management? Are you a waste expert or rubbish at rubbish? While we are much more aware nowadays about the importance of sustainable waste management, waste prevention and the reduce, reuse, and recycle...

  • Facebook rolls out its Watch video service internationally

    Facebook rolls out its Watch video service internationally

    Facebook is rolling out its Watch video service globally one year after it launched in the United States with original entertainment news and sports content to compete with platforms like Alphabet Inc's YouTube. Facebook's Head of Video Fidji Simo...

  • To tax or not to tax?

    To tax or not to tax?

    The new DLT rules will come into force next October in Malta. If you’re a professional working in this space, potential issuers will contact you because they like the regulatory regime. But they will also ask you a few questions you’d better know...