Casino equipment supplier International Game Technology Plc (IGT) says it has achieved responsible gaming accreditation for its land-based casino and lottery segments from the Global Gambling Guidance Group (G4).
G4 is an organisation that aims to minimise the impact of problem gambling by promoting a worldwide accreditation programme for operators and suppliers in the gaming industry. It was created by a group of professionals described has having several years of experience working with the gambling industry worldwide to encourage responsible gaming.
“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,” said Pieter Remmers, a member of the G4 board of directors, in a statement included in Tuesday’s press release.
According to the release, G4 independently assessed IGT and confirmed that it complies with the organisation’s requirements of providing responsible gaming tools on gaming machines and systems, including: pop-up reminders for the amounts of time and money spent; session limits; responsible gaming information screens; self-assessment tests; and treatment referrals.
“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,” said Renato Ascoli, IGT chief executive for North America gaming and interactive, in a statement.
“IGT prides itself as an industry pioneer, and the G4 certification allows us to transparently demonstrate our leadership in this important topic,” he added.
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