Maltco Lotteries wins Malta Gam­ing Award for Cor­po­rate Re­spon­si­bil­ity

Malta Independent - - NEWS -

In the first edi­tion of the Malta Gam­ing Awards, Maltco Lotteries, Malta’s national lottery brand, has been awarded the pres­ti­gious Malta Gam­ing Award for Cor­po­rate Re­spon­si­bil­ity of the Year 2016. Against stiff opposition from fel­low fi­nal­ists LeoVe­gas and Uni­bet,

Maltco Lotteries were se­lected as the com­pany with the strong­est com­mit­ment to Cor­po­rate Re­spon­si­bil­ity, a key part of the Maltco Lotteries op­er­at­ing prin­ci­ple. Maltco Lotteries is cer­ti­fied by the World Lottery As­so­ci­a­tion’s Re­spon­si­ble Gam­ing Frame­work and by the Euro­pean Lotteries Re­spon­si­ble Gam­ing Stan­dards, the high­est stan­dards at­tain­able in the global gam­ing in­dus­try. Maltco Lotteries has led the stan­dards in the lo­cal gam­ing in­dus­try to en­sure that ev­ery­one work­ing with the Maltco port­fo­lio of games are fully con­ver­sant with Re­spon­si­ble Gam­ing prin­ci­ples as ad­vo­cated by the com­pany.

Maltco also con­tribute €50,000 to­wards the Re­spon­si­ble Gam­ing Fund and has un­der­taken a pro­gramme to train over 600 Maltco agents and their as­sis­tants on Re­spon­si­ble Gam­ing.

The Malta Gam­ing Award for Cor­po­rate Re­spon­si­bil­ity of the Year 2016 took place the evening be­fore SiGMA16, dur­ing the Malta Gam­ing Week. The or­gan­is­ers said that three fea­tures make th­ese Awards unique, be­ing that firstly, nom­i­nees must have a strong con­nec­tion with Malta, se­condly that all pro­ceeds from this event will go to char­ity, and fi­nally the awards will be held dur­ing the Malta Gam­ing Week.

The event was hosted by Liver­pool le­gend John Barnes and at­tended by the guest of hon­our, Her Ex­cel­lency, the Pres­i­dent of Malta, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca. The first edi­tion fea­tured a small num­ber of awards, all of which have a spe­cial con­nec­tion with the gam­ing ecosys­tem in Malta.

A spokesper­son for the com­pany said that they are proud to have been se­lected as Malta’s num­ber one on Cor­po­rate Re­spon­si­bil­ity for 2016. All of the team at Maltco Lotteries, in­clud­ing our 250 part­ners and agents, wish to con­grat­u­late all of the nom­i­nees who were se­lected by the or­ga­niz­ing com­mit­tee, the judg­ing panel and the in­dus­try. She also said that they are de­lighted that all the ef­fort, dis­ci­pline and se­cu­rity per­formed by the com­pany in or­der to op­er­ate within the Re­spon­si­ble Gam­ing frame­work, was recog­nised by the judges and the in­dus­try.

Maltco’s Fi­nance Direc­tor Lino Mi­callef Borg and Maltco’s Op­er­a­tions Direc­tor Ge­or­gios Kak­ouras

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