IGT secures responsible gaming accreditation

12 October 2017

International Game Technology (IGT) has become the first gaming supplier to achieve responsible gaming accreditation for its land-based casino and lottery segments from the Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4).

G4 aims to minimise the impact of problem gambling and related issues by promoting a global accreditation program for operators and suppliers in the gaming sector.

To obtain certification, G4 independently assesses companies to establish if the firm complies with its requirements of providing responsible gaming tools on gaming machines and systems.

These include reality checks on the game screen such as time clocks and wager amounts, as well as session limits and responsible gaming information screens.

“IGT has successfully proven its commitment to responsible gaming by integrating effective features in its products that assist operators with minimising harm and preventing problem gambling,”G4 board member Pieter Remmers said.

“We commend IGT for its leadership, and congratulate the company for being the first vendor to receive G4 accreditation for its land-based casino and lottery segments.”

Renato Ascoli, chief executive, North America gaming and interactive at IGT, added: “IGT partners with gaming operators around the world to provide innovative technology and services, and it's our responsibility to create solutions that help our customers protect their players.

“IGT prides itself as an industry pioneer, and the G4 certification allows us to transparently demonstrate our leadership in this important topic.”

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