London, 19 June 2013 - The independent player protection and standards body eCOGRA recently awarded its Safe and Fair seal to To Play Central Limited's interactive gaming site, following the completion of a rigorous audit and on-site inspection process.
The newly granted seal was awarded to www.lucky247.com by eCOGRA's Seals Compliance Committee on June 12, increasing the number of tier one operations that have successfully met eCOGRA's international framework for operational practice requirements to 201.
In order to maintain its accreditation, the Lucky247 internal processes, controls and systems will be consistently monitored through recurring operational audits and the fairness of the gaming software will be subject to eCOGRA's output-based testing regime, which includes extensive data analysis, at frequent intervals, over every live gaming result.
The accreditation inspection was overseen by eCOGRA's compliance manager Shaun McCallaghan, who remarked in his report to the Compliance Committee:
"The audit process revealed a well-run operation supported by sophisticated technical systems. Management displayed a high regard for player protection and the organisational discipline in meeting compliance obligations was apparent."
Casino manager Sean Auret commented: "We're extremely pleased with this achievement and proud of the affirmation that our site is amongst the safest in the industry." - posev.com
eCOGRA Executive Director Andrew Beveridge congratulated the new seal holders, noting the complete cooperation that the eCOGRA auditors had been given throughout the demanding process toward accreditation.
"The Safe and Fair accreditation provides the online players at Lucky247 with an added level of confidence that the casino games are fair and are professionally operated in line with international best practice." he said.
Founded in 2003 to set and improve operational standards and player safety in the i-gaming space, eCOGRA has amassed a wealth of experience in implementing international best practice standards and requirements and ensuring these are maintained through regular review and monitoring.
Over 200 of the most established and successful internet gambling websites are accredited and policed by the independent, London-based company, which is staffed by professional auditors with Big 4 auditing firm experience, information system experts and responsible gambling specialists.
The company is an accredited testing agency with several jurisdictions, and has been awarded the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) ISO approval ISO/IEC 17025:2005 : General Requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories. This accreditation is one of the quality assurance requirements for approval as a testing agency in various European remote gambling licensing jurisdictions.
Lucky247 Casino is managed by To Play Central Limited, a company licensed by the Lotteries and Gaming Authority of Malta. With software provided by Microgaming, Lucky247 Casino players benefit from a first-rate gaming experience in a safe and secure environment. For more information, go to www.lucky247.com