Dr. Samuel Gauci graduated with a doctorate of law from the University of Malta in 2005. In 2004, Sam spent a semester at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden on the Erasmus Exchange programme.
Sam’s current role within the Lotteries and Gaming Authority (‘LGA’) is that of Manager, Legal Affairs within the Legal Affairs Department whereby he is involved in the legal matters which are related to licensing and continued compliance of the LGA’s licensees, both land-based and online, enforcement, amendments to legislation and directives, policy development and advising the LGA’s various directorates. Sam has been employed with the LGA since 2010 and has been involved in various LGA and government gaming related projects, including the adjudication of the concession to operate the National Lottery of Malta, and represented the LGA in several gaming conferences. Sam is also a member of the International Association of Gaming Regulators.
Prior to his employment with the LGA, Sam was the Head of the Legal Office within the Government Property Division (‘GPD’) whereby he was involved in the legal matters pertaining to the administration of the Government’s property, he represented the Commissioner of Land in Civil Court litigation and advised the departments of the GPD on legal issues that arose.