About Us

Part of the Ganapati Group, Ganapati Malta is a supplier of high-quality online games.

We were established in September 2016 by experienced and visionary entrepreneurs from around the world. Our mission is to supply the European online gambling market with games that blend the best Japanese game logic and design with a unique entertainment element.

We supply innovative products with distinctive visual elements that will engage your customers like never before. Offering a completely new mix of gaming and entertainment, our products are truly unique.

Ganapati Games

Ganapati Malta are one of the market leaders in innovative online game design. Our gambling games feature licensed IP from internationally-recognised game studios with a track record of hugely successful and well-known products, including Gungrave and Cryptract

Combining cutting-edge technology and design, we are currently developing original online gambling games in partnership with a well-known Hollywood studio and creators.

Utilising our global network of contacts in the entertainment industry – from films and TV to music, games and animation – we also create our own IP. You’ll benefit from a wide choice of entertainment-centred games that provide a high level of customer engagement.

Our games are different because we combine the traditional online European online gaming experience with unique Japanese entertainment ideas. Our innovative approach means that the games you’ll find at Ganapati Malta are truly distinctive.

Ganapati Partners

Our goal is to be Europe’s leading provider of high-quality online gambling games, offering exceptional levels of customer engagement.

Working with studios around the world and calling on our global network of contacts, we want to be your first choice for unique and distinctive online gambling games.

As well as developing brand new games, we also welcome collaborations with other game studios. By working with established partners, we are able to create superior games with an innovative and fresh Japanese flavor.

We currently partner with a number of well-known studios and creative teams around the world, including Alfa System Co, avex management, the Bank of Innovation and Red Entertainment.


Ganapati Malta holds a Class 4 licence by the Malta Gaming Authority. We are undergoing the licencing process in the UK, with further plans to expand across regulated markets worldwide.


Taku Sawada

Chief Executive Officer

Taku was a store manager at “Tokyo Midtown RESTIR” of RESTIR holdings from 2009.

Being the top sales clerk, he was involved in the operating and planning of events as a senior sales associate, and managing over 200 of its employees.

After experiencing being a buyer in Paris, London and Milan, he was involved in marketing, planning and promotion targeting the international market.

Taku has been attending as a Director at Ganapati Malta since 2016.
Taku has been attending as a CEO at Ganapati Malta since 2017.

Toshitaka Nakajima

Chief Financial Officer

Toshitaka graduated the Political Science Major of the Law Faculty at Keio University in 1996.
Toshitaka began his career at Recruit Cosmos Co., Ltd at 1996, and conducted real estate sales and marketing.

After, as the Manager of the Corporate Planning Division, Manager of the Management Division and Executive Managing Director, Toshitaka worked on the management regarding Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Administration and IR at multiple listed Companies, and worked on getting a company to be listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, acquisition of bonds rating and issuance of straight bonds, management of internal compliance and internal control etc.

Toshitaka has been attending as a CFO at Ganapati Malta since 2017.

Hayato Terai

Chief Legal Officer

Hayato graduated the Sophia University in 1991.

Hayato began his career as an attorney in 1998 while belonging to the First Tokyo Bar Association. He joined Yamasaki and Partners in 1998 until 2000. In 2000, he joined Kasahara Law Office and become a partner in 2002. Using his vast experience abroad and language skills, took on numerous clients not just from Japan but the globe.

As Hayato has become a well-known trusted attorney in Japan, he established the Terai Hayato Law Office in 2005, and satisfied even more clients internationally.

Hayato has been attending as a CLO at Ganapati Malta since 2017.

Management Team

Zoe Bell

Commercial Manager

Zoe Bell is an experienced corporate lawyer, a highly skilled sales person and a customer relations expert.

Zoe started her journey in the online gaming industry in 2008, working for Playtech, the largest online gaming software supplier trading on the London Main Stock Exchange. In 2010, Zoe relocated to London with Playtech, until 2014, working for the likes of William Hill and bet365.

Since then, Zoe has been providing consultancy services for various companies in the online industry and extending her already vast experience in client-facing roles at all levels.

Zoe joined Ganapati’s growing team in early 2017 as a Commercial Manager, to ensure the build of the company’s existing relationships with prospective clients.

Zoe has been attending as a Commercial Manager at Ganapati Malta since 2017.

Mark McKeown

Business Development Manager

Mark Mckeown has joined Ganapati to drive business development and sales.

Mark has extensive experience in digital interactive product development and delivery, marketing, business development and sales across multiple platforms (Web, Mobile, TV, VOD, Land Based and Online Gaming Platforms). He has a proven track record in the development and execution of commercial strategies, product roadmaps and business plans that have resulted in revenue generating and highly transactional play for fun and real-money games, apps, web sites, TV and online content.

For 25+ years, Mark has provided strategic input and management to leading Digital Media and Gaming companies including BBC Worldwide, Littlewoods, DIRECTV, The Stars Group and Ladbrokes. He has conducted business operations and sales in over 30 countries worldwide.

Mark has been attending as a Business Development Manager at Ganapati Malta since 2017.

Nadia Adelstein

Marketing Manager

Nadia Adelstein grew up in Sydney, Australia studying Japanese from the tender age of 5.

Nadia moved to Tokyo, Japan, where she spent 5 years modelling for global brands and enterprises such as Tommy Hilfiger, McDonald’s, Adidas and Toyota.

In 2015, Nadia joined Sony Digital Entertainment Japan as Marketing Manager for the Global Team, focusing on the South-East Asia market.

Nadia has been attending as a Marketing Manager at Ganapati Malta since 2017.


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Ganapati (Malta) Ltd.

Malta Office
Villa Seminia, 8
Sir Temi Zammit Avenue
Ta’ Xbiex XBX1011 Malta
tel: +44 (0)20-8004-0888

Ganapati PLC London Office
6-8 Standard Place, Rivington Street
London, EC2A 3BE, United Kingdom
tel: +44 (0)20-8004-0888

Ganapati PLC Tokyo Office
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 17F
6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Japan, 106-6117
tel: +81 (0)3-4588-8888

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9701 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1000
Beverly Hills
CA 90212
tel: +1 310-601-7078

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