The gamblers won a collective total of nearly $15,000 only to have their wagers voided later.
Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed on Monday when a powerful bomb blew up her car.
Malta embraced gay marriage in spite of church objection.
The Mediterranean island nation only legalized divorce six years ago, and abortion remains illegal.
The Italian Coast Guard didn't heed their calls to be rescued until it was too late.
“The inevitable and the much feared has happened."
The hijacker told crew he was "pro-Gaddafi," local media reported.
The practice is now deemed a “deceptive and harmful” act.
Thousands gathered in the nation's capital to demand the prime minister step down.