Acting on the favorable exchange rates for the US dollar overseas, the continued outsourcing trends, and the on-going overall globalization trend worldwide, companies all over the globe are accelerating their activities in foreign markets.
The online gaming business is progressively moving into markets around the world, changing the model of the gambling industry as many consumers turn to the Internet to bet on sports, gamble on slots or play cards.
Malta became a member of the EU in May 2004. This played a very important role in attracting remote gaming operators to Malta. With the present uncertainties of operating online and facing restrictions by national authorities, being established in Malta results in operators benefiting from the freedom of establishment and the freedom provide cross-border services within the EU.