The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has revealed that the gambling industry contributed 12.1 per cent of the total value added of the Maltese economy during the first half of 2017.

The MGA's executive chairman Joseph Cuschieri said that during the period under review, the gaming sector in Malta continued to grow in both land-based and remote gaming segments, as well as in its contribution to the Maltese economy.

"Such performance reflects the continued investment by the Authority to consolidate Malta's standing as a gaming jurisdiction on all global fronts," he said.

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