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Welcome to Malawi Gaming & Lotteries Authority (MAGLA)

Regulating the Gaming & Lotteries industry in Malawi to promote a positive social economic impact

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Corporate Social Responsibility

As a way of giving back to the community, the Authority engages in various support programs

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Corporate Social Responsibility

MAGLA Donates to Cyclone Freddy Victims

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About US

The Malawi Gaming and Lotteries Authority (MAGLA) (a merger from the Malawi Gaming Board & National Lotteries Board) is a statutory body established by
an Act of Parliament. It is charged with the responsibility of licensing of Gaming and Lotteries. It has the power to regulate all gaming and lottery activities in the country and
to undertake some ancillary and operational functions associated with these principal roles.

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Our Services

Issue licenses to operators of activities related to gaming, betting & lotteries

Supervise the operation of licenses to ensure compliance of terms & conditions

Ensure that betting, gaming & lotteries are kept free from criminal activities

Prevent, investigate and ensure the prosecution of any offenders

Supervise,attend and validate the draws of all lotteries & other authorized games as it deems necessary

License the importation, manufacture, supply and maintenance of relevant devices & ensure that the devices are secure & satisfactory for the intended use

Ensure that the winners are paid their prize money promptly

Develop rules for the operations of gaming & lotteries in Malawi

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Gambling Problem Hurts

Responsible Gambling

Gambling should be for leisure and entertainment. In an effort to mitigate the negative effects of compulsive gambling, MAGLA has put into place initiatives to help mitigate this