eCOGRA the First Game Testing Lab Approved by Czech Finance MinistryPublished February 25, 2017 by Ivan P
eCOGRA receives the accreditation from the Czech Ministry of Finance, becoming the first fully-licensed gambling testing lab in the country.
eCOGRA, one of the best-known independent auditing agencies in the gambling world, has received an important recognition by becoming the first gambling testing lab approved by the Czech Ministry of Finance. The accreditation further cements the agency's position as one of the best and most reliable independent auditing firms out there.
Complying with New Regulations
The beginning of 2017 saw a new set of online gambling regulations come into force the Czech Republic. New laws deal with many relevant aspects of the industry, touching upon eCOGRA's area of work and expertise.
According to eCOGRA director Andrew Beveridge, this step is a part of the company's broader strategy to obtain timely approval from all the national regulatory authorities. He further elaborated that thanks to the early entry into the Czech market, a number of license applicants in the country has already committed to using eCOGRA services for certification purposes.
Established fourteen years ago, eCOGRA has become the leader in the game testing and certification department. Casinos displaying official certificates of fairness granted by this agency are usually regarded as the most reliable and trustworthy.
Employing many professional auditors, the company has accumulated a wealth of experience over the years, and they've done a lot improve players safety requirements. The auditor doesn't only deal with game testing but also ensures that the fairness and game integrity are maintained at all times. Thanks to this reputation, eCOGRA is a regulatory auditor partner for many of the biggest online gambling sites, like 888, Kindred (formerly Unibet), bwin.party, Betway, 32Red, and more.
The expansion into regulated markets and the process to ensure licenses is a logical step for the company looking to maintain its position and reputation in the industry. Having required resources, experience, and expertise, eCOGRA is in an excellent position to beat others to the finish line, like they did in the Czech Republic.