Microgaming eCOGRA Certificate Renewed

Leading casino software provider, Microgaming has had their eCOGRA certification renewed, after undergoing rigorous inspections. Microgaming has been found to be compliant with the highest industry standards for fair play and player protection.

Microgaming software was tested according to EGBA standards set out by the European Gaming and Betting Association, as well as eGAP requirements set for casino, poker and bingo software providers. These Generally Accepted Practices are set by eCOGRA and relate to safety, fairness and efficiency for a professional organization and responsible gaming practices for businesses.

Microgaming Meets High Industry Standards

eCOGRA sets some of the highest standards in the gaming industry and any Microgaming casinos certified by eCOGRA are deemed safe and fair. Microgaming powers some of the top online casinos that cater to the African population and these offer a quality gaming experience for their players.

In 2012, eCOGRA conducted more than 100 inspections and compliance reviews. Gaming sites and software providers seek the certification from eCOGRA to prove their reliability and attract customers.

Roger Raatgever, Chief Executive Officer of Microgaming, expressed his pride at having received a renewal of the Microgaming eCOGRA certification. “The eCOGRA certification is synonymous with the highest possible level of professional conduct in the online gaming industry. We are proud to receive a renewed Certified Software Seal as it reflects how seriously we take player protection and responsible gaming.”

eCOGRA Sets Rigorous Certification Process

In order to have their certification renewed, Microgaming was required to undergo rigorous testing and inspections. EGBA standards and eGAP requirements were used to measure the performance of the Isle of Man-based software provider.

”eCOGRA certification can only be achieved following a rigorous on-site inspection, which encompasses all aspects of the company’s software development activities, followed by sustained monitoring and annual reviews,” explained Andrew Beveridge, Chief Executive Officer at eCOGRA.

Microgaming’s commitment to responsible and fair gaming is well-known throughout the industry, and the Certified Software Seal is further evidence of the company’s achievement of the highest levels of player protection and fair gaming.”

Microgaming online casinos around the world, including in Africa, Australia, Europe and many other places, will benefit from the renewal of the eCOGRA seal of approval. The company powers more than 160 sites. It offers more than 1,000 game variants and over 600 unique game titles. The software is available in online and mobile platforms and supports play in 24 languages.