Non-Profit Tombola/Lotteries Permit

A Non-Profit Game is a licensable game wherein the stake cannot exceed five Euro (€5) per player and wherein over ninety per cent (90%) or more of the net proceeds are forwarded to an entity with a charitable, sporting, religious, philanthropic, cultural, educational, social, or civic purpose.

The operation of such games requires a specific permit issued by the Authority, which is only valid for a singular event and will expire when the event is concluded. The granting of a permit for a non-profit game (tombola/bingo game, or lottery game) is also subject to a number of conditions,



Gaming Act 

Gaming Regulatory Framework 


More information can be found here.

Competent Authority

Malta Gaming Authority 




Last updated April 2023 

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