eCOGRA ACCREDITATION FOR TOP GAMBLING SOFTWARE SUPPLIER London,
21 October 2008 - One of the online gambling industry`s top software
developers , Net Entertainment, has been accredited by the player
protection and standards body eCOGRA following a range of comprehensive
software, probity and operating systems inspections by independent
eCOGRA independent directors on the Seals Compliance Committee
found the Swedish company to be compliant with eCOGRA’s best practice
standards applicable to software suppliers.
The audit confirms that the development, implementation and
maintenance of the Net Entertainment software is representative of
industry best practice standards, opening the way for Net Entertainment
licensees of the firm`s popular CasinoModule™ management and operating
system to apply for the eCOGRA Safe and Fair online casino seal.
Since 2003, the seal has become synonymous with tier one levels of
fair and responsible gaming, professional conduct and high operating
standards when displayed on an online gambling website.
The first Net Entertainment licensees have already been successful
in achieving individual Safe and Fair accreditations after undergoing
extensive inspection and monitoring, and include the major European
companies Unibet (www.unibet.com), Digibet (www.digibet.com) and Casino
Room (www.casinoroom.com). Other licensees are currently undergoing the
Congratulating both Net Entertainment and its licensees, eCOGRA CEO
Andrew Beveridge said that there was increasing demand from software
developers for his organisation`s testing and monitoring services.
`With a further 20 leading suppliers now also approved or currently
undergoing eGAP reviews, this shows eCOGRA has become accepted as the
industry`s pre-eminent standards setting authority operating wholly
independent of any particular supplier or operator but in the best
interests of player assurance,` he said.
Net Entertainment CEO Johan Ohman applauded his management team on
achieving accreditation: “Meeting high standards in a tough inspection
regime like this says much for the commitment and dedication of all
involved, and is an important milestone in operational excellence and
player protection for the company,” he said.