Malta Digital Exchange (MDX) was set up in 2018 by Rick Klink, the founder of Australia's largest independent trading platform by volume with over $50 billion per annum. CEO Johan Ditz Lemche shares MDX's future plans with MaltaProfile.
Simon Wykes, CEO of the Jackpotjoy Group, shares his thoughts on new product trends, player protection and operating across markets.
Mark Blandford was one of the first offline bookmakers to recognise the potential for sportsbetting on the internet. He has seen the rise of London as the industry’s power base and witnessed the success of Malta in attracting iGaming companies, but he believes that the sector’s next epicentre will be New York.
The EU’s data protection laws are fast becoming a global standard, but six months after enforcement many iGaming companies still have work to do, says Saviour Cachia, Malta’s Data Protection Commissioner.
The esports industry is growing and entering the mainstream, but the success of the sector has also increased the risk of corruption, match-fixing, doping and other criminal activities. If the industry wants to maintain its legitimacy, it must embrace regulations, says esports Integrity Commissioner Ian Smith.
As iGaming brands are looking for people with strong social media followings to promote their brands, micro-influencers, and not virtual characters, will define the future of influencer marketing, says Emilie Tabor, Co-Founder of Influencer Marketing Agency (IMA).
Russel Mifsud of KPMG Malta talks about the changing nature of M&A deals, the US market opportunity and the next hot acquisition targets.
From gaming to blockchain and artificial intelligence, Junior Minister within the Office of the Prime Minister, Silvio Schembri wants to make Malta a powerhouse of innovation.
The Nasdaq Nordic market has outpaced all other European stock exchanges as the most active market for IPOs of iGaming companies. While Nasdaq’s Adam Kostyál expects more IPOs in Stockholm in the coming years, he says Europe’s iGaming companies are also evaluating the possibility of a listing in New York as they are racing to set up operations in the US.