International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that its responsible gaming credentials have recently been boosted via the re-certification of its land-based and digital gaming arms by the Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4).
The London-headquartered firm used an official Monday press release to detail that its IGT Gaming and PlayDigital divisions were initially accredited by the renowned responsible gaming organization in 2017 and 2019 respectively and have now become the first such enterprises to have again received such coveted endorsements.
Wendy Montgomery serves as Global Brand, Marketing and Communications Senior Vice-President for IGT and she used the press release to proclaim that G4 works towards minimizing the impact of problem gambling via the promotion of ‘a worldwide accreditation program for gaming industry operators and suppliers’. She moreover declared that this organization recently determined that products from her firm’s IGT Gaming and PlayDigital arms continued to ‘exceed industry standards for providing player protection tools and responsible gaming information’.
Read a statement from Montgomery…
“As the gaming industry leader serving customers around the world, IGT recognizes the importance of developing and delivering innovative research-based responsible gaming technologies and services across our business segments. This independent certification reinforces our position as a highly responsible vendor, emphasizing the effectiveness of our solutions in helping operators protect their players.”
For his part and Pieter Remmers, Chairman for G4, pronounced that IGT was re-accredited following an evaluation that had required the British lottery, gaming machines and iGaming behemoth ‘to demonstrate its responsible gaming commitment to research, policy development and employee training’.
Remmers’ statement read…
“In a world where responsible gaming standards are becoming more and more important and regulations regarding this are a top priority, IGT’s operations fully understand this and act accordingly. G4 is happy and proud to have IGT as an accredited member.”