eCogra Gets Bulgarian SGC Approval
eCogra, one of the most well known and respected accredited testing agencies, player protection and standards organization, has been accredited as a testing laboratory for online casino, sportsbetting and poker operators by the Bulgarian State Gambling Commission (SGC).
eCogra will play a significant role as a testing laboratory for online operator looking to enter the country’s online gambling market. The commitment by eCogra to serve players and the industries needs for protection and safeguards against fraud and offer dispute resolution, led the agency to succeed in its quest to meet approval to the SGC’s stringent assessment and accreditation program.
This approval of eCogra as an accredited testing agency in the Bulgarian market will allow them to act as an independent third party to conduct tests of gaming and gambling software communication equipment of aspiring licensees.
Back in December 2013, legislators revised the 15% taxation to 20% of gross gaming revenue for their online gambling market. Since then operators such as Pokerstars and Betfair submitted to actively participate in Bulgaria’s regulated online gambling market. Approval will be a major achievement for PokerStars since the online operator had several domains added to the country’s well known blacklist just six months ago.
New eGaming Industry Partners
Made to order online gambling and entertainment solutions provider Playn’Go have entered into an agreement with Bonnier Gaming, the gaming branch of Swedish mega Media Company Bonnier Group.
Playn’Go will supply the company with its full range of casino games for desktop and mobile platforms during 2014.
“We look forward to a long term successful cooperation with Bonnier Gaming. Our games have proven to be very popular amongst players and we are confident that the players of Bonnier Gaming will welcome the new games as well.” – Robert Skogh, Business Development Director at Play’nGo
Playn’Go games are licensed in Italy, UK, Malta, Denmark, Belgium, Gibraltar, Philippines and Alderney.
New Live Casino
Genting Alderney has launched the new casino, Crockfords Live Casino powered by gaming industry software supplier Comtrade Gaming. This exclusive new casino gaming platform will be utilized by existing members of the Mayfair casino and its VIP customers.
Peter Nolan, Genting Alderney’s managing director as stated the importance of high quality live casino gaming for its VIP customers and believes that Comtrade Gaming will more than deliver for its customers needs.
Comtrade promises that their specially designed gaming product focuses on bringing players an online casino experience that can the members of the Mayfair casino and VIP customers are accustomed to having.