Cruise Casinos Permit

The Cruise Casino Permit was introduced with the aim of regulating the operation of casinos on board cruise ships berthed in Malta or within Maltese territorial waters. Any cruise line wishing to operate a cruise casino requires prior approval by the Authority and must adhere to reg. 30 of the Gaming Authorisations Regulations (S.L. 583.05) and to the conditions contained within the cruise casino permit.



Gaming Act 

Gaming Regulatory Framework 


More information can be found here.

Competent Authority

Malta Gaming Authority 



last updated January 2023

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