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Maltco Agents excited with SUPERSTAR new game.

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The launch of the new Maltco Lotteries’ SUPERSTAR game has been followed by an extensive training of all Agents and staff on the new game so that all Maltco personnel are now familiarised with the new software platform and the different elements of the new game, ready to offer it to their players every day.

The survey run following the agents training revealed that all Agents found this training to be engaging, informative and highly motivating, while expressing their appreciation for the game and the expected enthusiasm of their players.

Results from the same survey, show that Maltco Lotteries Agents are confident towards the future success of the new lottery game; SUPERSTAR.  When asked about the player’s perception; they also expressed that they are extremely positive that this game will be most entertaining, while is expected to fit players’ dreams and expectations. This comes as no surprise as it is a fact that SUPERSTAR is designed specifically to meet the needs of all local players, drive them to present their inner SUPERSTAR and shine the way for all!

Incorporated also in the SUPERSTAR training was Maltco’s drive to ensure that everyone offering Maltco Lotteries’ games is fully conversant with Responsible Gaming principles and the Anti-Money Laundering principles and practices, advocated by the legislation and the company.

The first inaugural draw of SUPERSTAR takes place on Friday, October 5, while tickets are available as from Friday, 28 September. The initial SUPERSTAR jackpot is €660,000. Superstar will be drawn and broadcast live on TVM, every Friday at 7.45pm.

Get Your Ticket & Shine Your Way!

 

For further information email info@maltco.net, visit the Maltco website www.maltco.com or call 2388 3000.

Play SUPERSTAR and Shine Your Way!!

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Thursday, 20th September 2018 –

Today Maltco Lotteries launched their new game SUPERSTAR; with the first inaugural draw taking place on Friday, 5th October 2018.

SUPERSTAR is a unique numerical game of chance featuring a double matrix form; in which players can play by choosing at least five (5) numbers and one (1) SUPERSTAR number, from each respective field.

SUPERSTAR has been specifically designed to meet and fit the required criteria of all local players’ and games enthusiasts’ weekly entertainment needs; with the game detailed design and characteristics based also on feedback received from players, the general public and the Maltco Agents, during Maltco Lotteries’ Year of Innovation 2017.

SUPERSTAR players come from different walks of life, aiming to SHINE THE WAY of excellence in their life for all around them.

SUPERSTAR unleashes the possibility to all those who are striving to achieve their daily dreams in a positive and responsible way!!

Maltco Lotteries CEO, Mr. Vasileios Kasiotakis, pointed: “We are proud to launch a game that was awaited for a long time and that triggers the players’ unlimited possibilities & potential, if they adopt a SUPERSTAR positive attitude in their personal life, inspiring others to follow. SUPERSTAR’s sponsoring of the X-Factor program underlines the Company’s strong belief and aim for responsible entertainment and excellence”.

SUPERSTAR will be drawn and broadcasted LIVE on Malta’s National Television Station (TVM) with the highly reputable Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) certified draw machines, every Friday at 19:45hrs.

Kicking off a €660,000 jackpot, the first SUPERSTAR tickets will go on sale; Friday, 28th September 2018 from all Maltco Points of Sale.

Be the lucky winner, be the first SUPERSTAR!

For our Digital Press Kit log on to: https://www.maltco.com/superstar/press_kit

For further information email info@maltco.net, visit the Maltco Lotteries website www.maltco.com or call 2388 3000.

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Call for Maltco Authorised Agents

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Friday, 10th August 2018 – Maltco Lotteries would like to inform the general public that it is accepting submissions from persons who are interested in operating vacant Maltco Lotteries Points of Sale. 

One can apply by using the Official Online Applications Form found in the “Business Opportunities” section on the Maltco Lotteries’ website; http://corporate.maltco.com/retailers/

 All submissions will be evaluated and processed in strictest confidence. 

For further information email info@maltco.net, visit the Maltco website www.maltco.com or call 2388 3000.  

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Maltco Lotteries partners with Ogilvy on market research study.

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Maltco Lotteries partners with Ogilvy’s Market Research Division in Malta to conduct a long-term market research study for the benefit of the customers regarding various topics concerning the gaming industry. Ogilvy fieldworkers, identified by an official Maltco Lotteries badge will be visiting homes in all localities between 16:00 and 20:00 daily including weekends. The kind cooperation of the public is requested in conducting this study.

The research project will use handheld and cloud technology for gathering the public’s answers, which will be treated in the strictest confidence under conditions of anonymity.

For further information email info@maltco.net, visit the Maltco website www.maltco.com or call 2388 3000.

GLMS welcomes Maltco Lotteries Ltd within the GLMS family

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Lausanne, 26 June 2018, Maltco Lotteries Ltd has today become the 31st Member of the Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS). Maltco Lotteries has been a firm and traditional supporter of sport of all levels in Malta and with a long-standing commitment to responsible gaming operations in all its

GLMS President, Ludovico Calvi states: “We are delighted to welcome Maltco Lotteries Ltd to our Association. Maltco once again proves its commitment to responsible and sustainable sports betting operations, but also to an ethical driven sport in the highest interest of all Maltese citizens. The joining of Maltco will no doubt further strengthen this unique global alliance of Lotteries that have joined forces to safeguard the credibility of sports, fully in line with the core lottery integrity mission and values”. 

Vasileios Kasiotakis, CEO of Maltco Lotteries, adds: “Being an operator that respects both society and its customers and sharing a strong commitment to responsible sports betting operations, Maltco is pleased to join the GLMS, notably as it has been lately enhancing its operations and intensifying its regulatory efforts and activities. We look forward to benefiting from the GLMS services and also contributing to its important work for the benefit of sport and society”

Maltco Lotteries contributes another €50,000 into the Responsible Gaming Foundation.

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Maltco Lotteries has once again contributed a further €50,000 to the Responsible Gaming Foundation with a cheque presented to the Malta Gaming Authority. Maltco contributes to Malta’s economy through job creation and investment as well as to social well-being through an on-going programme of financial support for NGO’s, culture, sports and health.

Maltco’s mission is to develop and market the best games of change/skill in a responsible way for the benefit of the Maltese community. Maltco Lotteries is certified by the World Lottery Association’s Responsible Gaming Framework and by the European Lotteries Responsible Gaming Standards.

Parliamentary Secretary for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation Silvio Schembri thanked Maltco for contributing annually as part of the agreement with the Government. “It is the example we want to showcase, that is having a whole economic system where nobody is left behind. There’s the industry gaming that wants to be a key player in the well-being of our society, the regulator which provides the ideal environment for this industry to operate , the Foundation that bridges between the industry and society and ultimately us the policy makers that provides the ideal tools for this whole chain to be possible” said Schembri. Silvio Schembri affirmed Government’s commitment in strengthening the gaming industry while looking forward to the implementation of the Foundation’s social projects which are proof of a healthy balance in the Home of Gaming Excellence.

Maltco’s contribution will definitely strengthen the work and vision of Responsible Gaming Foundation.

On behalf of the Responsible Gaming Foundation; Chairman Vincent Muscat and Mr Kayne Said,  expressed that after the survey about Consumption of Gaming Services in Malta, published by the Malta Gaming Authority, and in view of the new Gaming Act being approved by Parliament, the Foundation is in a better position to implement social programmes targeting those most vulnerable to gaming addiction. Hence the Responsible Gaming Foundation will be enhancing its current campaigns, will be strengthening its social function through the ‘’Take Action Program’’ and in the coming months, the Foundation will also be assisting the MGA in its plans  to launch a unified self-exclusion project for its remote gaming licensees,  as well as continue working on the recently updated land-based system.

Mr Muscat & Mr Said both thanked Maltco Lotteries for always supporting these measures, amongst others, through several donations supporting the programs and campaigns implemented by the Foundation.

Chief Executive Officer Vasileios Kasiotakis, on behalf of Maltco Lotteries thanked all the stakeholders, particularly Maltco Agents and Employees, who during this “Year of Retail”, have all passed the Responsible Gaming annual training on Responsible Gaming provided by Maltco. “This contribution allows all the Maltco Lotteries family to reinforce good work in the wider community.

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U*BET SW Horse Racing & Grand Lottery tickets bought in April remain unclaimed, with time running out to be claimed

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Monday, June 11, 2018, Malta – Maltco Lotteries, has announced that two prizes, won in April 2018, remain unclaimed. Maltco Lotteries is urging the ticket holders of these winnings to come forward with their original and valid tickets as soon as possible in order to claim their prizes as both tickets expire within the coming days. The first is a U*BET Swedish Horse Racing ticket; played on the 22nd of April 2018 and worth €6,312.24c – this ticket was purchased from a Maltco Point of Sale in St. Julians.

The second is a Grand Lottery ticket; drawn on the 27th of April 2018 and worth €6,008 – the ticket was bought from a Maltco Point of Sale in Rabat, GOZO.
Maltco Lotteries urges these two winners to immediately visit the company’s head office in Iklin, as soon as possible to claim their prize before the tickets expires, 60 days from their respective draw date.

Unclaimed winnings are transferred by Maltco Lotteries to the Government’s Good Causes Fund, which scope is to support various individuals, agencies or organisations that have a social, cultural, educational, sport, philanthropic or religious activity.

For further information email info@maltco.net, visit the Maltco website www.maltco.com or call 2388 3000.

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Announcement

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Maltco Lotteries would like to announce to the public that today the 1st of June 2018, the last draw of Grand Lottery Game in its current format will be held.

The accumulated Jackpot of the Grand Lottery Game, if not won today, will be transferred to the Jackpot fund of a new game, which will be made available to the public in the near future.

Maltco Lotteries supports and participates in ISACA Cybersecurity Conference.

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Maltco Lotteries are sponsoring the ISACA ‘Cybersecurity: Securing our future’ conference being held at the Hilton on May 22.

Maltco Lotteries are sponsoring ISACA’s Cybersecurity Conference 2018 taking place on May 22 at the Hilton. The conference is being organised by the ISACA Malta Chapter.

The full day conference entitled ‘Cybersecurity: Securing our Future’ will be attended by Maltco Lotteries Operations Director, Mr George Kakouras and Legal & Regulatory Manager, Dr Maria Barbara. Maltco Lotteries has one of the most sophisticated digital networks on the Maltese Islands and are constantly seeking best practice in information technology and protection.

The conference will present cybersecurity trends, risks and challenges, focusing not just on the ones currently faced by local and international organisations, but also on disruptive trends that will soon hit the mass markets, including Cyber Espionage, IoT, Augmented Reality, BlockChain, GDPR and Privacy requirements, Cyberwar, AI, and related topics.

ISACA engages in the development, adoption and use of globally accepted, industry-leading knowledge and practices for information systems. ISACA is the voice of the information systems audit, IT governance, risk management and cybersecurity professions. By offering industry-leading knowledge, standards, credentialing and education, ISACA enables over 140,000 professionals in 187 countries to apply technology in ways that instil confidence, address threats, drive innovation and create positive momentum for their organizations.

Maltco Lotteries believes those who do not work in IT but use computing devices for work, it is necessary to have an understanding of cybersecurity to appreciate how minor mistakes or simple oversights might lead to a disastrous scenario regarding the security or bottom line of their organisation. Maltco Lotteries is proud to be able to support this important event that brings such world-class speakers in the field to the Maltese Islands.

 

For further information email info@maltco.net, visit the Maltco website www.maltco.com.mt or call 2388 3000.