Ownership Submission
FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  TRAVERSA ROBERT PAUL
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/24/2011
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
MGT CAPITAL INVESTMENTS INC [MGT]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O MGT CAPITAL INVESTMENTS, INC.,, KENSINGTON CENTRE, 66 HAMMERSMITH ROAD
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Financial Officer
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

LONDON, X0 W14 8UD
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock $0.001 Par Value 100,000 (1)
D
 

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
TRAVERSA ROBERT PAUL
C/O MGT CAPITAL INVESTMENTS, INC.,
KENSINGTON CENTRE, 66 HAMMERSMITH ROAD
LONDON, X0 W14 8UD
      Chief Financial Officer  

Signatures

/s/ Robert Traversa 06/03/2011
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Represents a grant of restricted stock on March 7, 2011. The restricted stock vests over 18 months with 33% vesting on each of September 7, 2011, March 7, 2012, and September 7, 2012. Mr. Traversa was appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary of the Issuer effective May 24, 2011.

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