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Player protection organization eCOGRA has qualified as a testing agency with Italian online gambling regulator AAMS in addition to being approved by ISO, an online gambling international standards authority based out of Geneva, Switzerland.
eCOGRA had gained accreditation by the International Organization of Standards (ISO) on July 22nd, after the player advocate met ISO's high standards for system oriented requirements. The technical certification name is ISO/IEC 17025:2005. Requirements for this accreditation include competence of testing and calibration laboratories
eCOGRA also announced that it had gained approval as a testing agency in Italy after it was OK'd by AAMS, the Italian gaming regulator. The certification will allow the London based organization to test remote gambling platforms, random number generators and gaming operator applications for industry compliance.
Chief Executive Officer of eCOGRA Andrew Beveridge touted his company's achievement, saying "Promoting the values of commitment and self-regulation, and preparing remote gambling companies for the national regulatory systems now evolving, remains a critical part of our business, and eCOGRA will continue to pursue testing agency approval in other emerging jurisdictions to ensure that we can provide a full-service offering which meets all of our client’s regulatory compliance needs."