Covid-19 temporarily shuts down Maltco lotteries


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Following the publication of the legal notice announced by Prime Minister Abela, Maltco announced that it is suspending the operation of its points of sale for the safety and well-being of all their players and the general public. The decision comes into effect today Wednesday 18th March 2020 and is valid until further notice.

Participation in Maltco Games

In a press release Maltco informed players and the general public that:

Lottery Draws: As a result, the Super 5 (Draw 819) which was scheduled for this evening, as well as Friday’s SUPERSTAR (Draw 77) and Saturday’s Lotto & Quaterno+ (Draw 820) will be suspended and postponed to a later date. However, purchased tickets for any of these draws, will remain valid for when these draws are resumed.

U*BET: Any bets placed for events happening after this date are still considered as valid. Bet settlement and payment of winnings will be possible once the operation is resumed. In case an event is cancelled or postponed, the existing refund rules will apply.

Other Games: Sale of all additional Maltco games including Quick Keno, Bingo75 and Scratchers will also be suspended and will resume once resuming the operation. 

Consecutive Draws: Consecutive Draw tickets will remain valid for the respective draw numbers as stated on the tickets and will be held once the operation is resumed.

Payment of Winnings

Maltco is also suspending payment of tickets. This will be made available again once the operation is resumed. As directed by the Malta Gaming Authority, the cashing period of 60 days for winning tickets will be extended to 90 days. Furthermore, the period for claiming winnings may be extended further if required, as circumstances develop. 

For more information, you may email  visit the company’s website, social media pages or call Maltco’s Helpline on 23883333 which will remain open during the suspension period.

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