Accredited Testing Facility

Gaming Associates is an independent and internationally recognised Accredited Testing Facility (ATF). We offer a full range of expert services to all facets of the online gaming and wagering industry. These include consulting and testing services to both regulators and licensed operators with regard to online gambling regulation, governance and compliance.

Our customers include government regulators seeking assistance in developing appropriate gambling and anti-money laundering (AML) regulation and technical standards; online systems vendors seeking cost effective controls for information governance and security; online systems operators seeking approved control systems, quality assurance or systems certification and investors seeking technical due diligence and governance assessment reports during acquisitions and mergers.

Our objective is to exceed customer expectations by providing on-time delivery of high quality testing, auditing and consulting services to meet relevant regulatory requirements and standards.

We are recognised by authorities worldwide and our certifications are transferable between different jurisdictions. We are an ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 17025, and PCI QSA certified company. Our audits and certifications are conducted by a team comprising of personnel with certifications like ACCA, CISSP, CISA, CISM, ITIL, CEH and ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor.

Testing and Certification

Our consultants have been involved with the interactive gaming industry since the mid-1990s - longer than any other consulting or testing team. During this time we have developed comprehensive Interactive Gaming Standards, Internal Controls and Operating Procedures. We offer an international service for the evaluation, testing and certification of Internet Gaming Systems (IGS). This certification provides an assurance to regulators, operators, and players that the IGS is fair, secure, and has been tested to the appropriate standards.

We offer global independent testing services for jurisdictions in Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. We can assist you with the following for single and/or multiple jurisdictions:

  • Games played on the internet, using a computer or mobile device
  • Games are played via a web browser or application.
  • Sports betting
  • Betting exchanges
  • Pari-mutuel games
  • Instant win
  • Scratch
  • Lottery tickets
  • Player registration and accounts
  • Player protection
  • Information Security
  • Network and Communications
  • Statistical Randomness
  • Unpredictability
  • Non-repeatability
  • Re-seeding and Cycling
  • Return To Player (RTP) calculations
  • Game Mathematics Analysis
  • Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) Audits
  • Policy and Procedures
  • Penetration Tests
  • Vulnerability scans
  • Vault and Data certification
  • Change Management

We also provide pre-compliance assessments , which aids in identifying and remediating issues, ensuring games and/or systems function as per design specifications and in accordance to jurisdictional requirements. These tests conducted during development aid in keeping projects inline to requirements and ensure functions are stream lined towards compliance and reduced costs due to re-work.




Our Testing Services

Testing of online gambling systems and games is a core function of our services provided to operators and gaming suppliers worldwide.

  • Our focus on games testing is meeting client expectations on delivery, regulatory compliance, quality and cost effective services.

    Our consultants are highly experienced and industry qualified, having assessed a wide range of games on varied gaming platforms.

  • We offer transfer of approvals between jurisdictions:
  • Our games testing complies with all jurisdictions and involve but not limited to testing:
    • Functional testing
    • Game artwork and rules evaluation
    • Return to Player (RTP) calculation
    • Randomness and fairness of the game
  • The Random Number Generator (RNG) is the hart of game functionality and player confidence to game outcomes and fairness. We have tested various RHNG's (Pseudo or Software and Hardware) with majority being Pseudo RNG's.

    Our thorough tests of the RNG assess the statistical randomness, unpredictability and non-repeatability of the RNG. Tests include but not limited too "diehard" and "chi-square" tests, source code review and RNG implementation.

  • Percentage Return To Player (%RTP) calculations, a highly important statistical game value, and game mathematics are assessed to ensure compliancy to applicable regulatory requirements. RTP value is calculated as the percentage of the money won divided by moneys bet, over a large number of game plays.

  • Our focus on games testing is meeting client expectations on delivery, regulatory compliance, quality and cost effective services.

  • Our platform testing complies with all jurisdictions and involve but not limited to testing:
    • Security (logical and physical)
    • Backup, recovery and continuity
    • System logs and game history
    • integrations to Remote Gaming Systems (RGS)
    • Player registrations
    • Player accounts
    • Player Protection
    • System reports
  • Our focus on security reviews and assessments meet client expectations on delivery, regulatory compliance, quality and cost effective services.

  • Our security reviews and assessments complies with all jurisdictions and involve but not limited to testing:
    • Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)
    • Backup, recovery and continuity
    • Policy and Procedures
    • Conduct Penetration Tests
    • Conduct Vulnerability scans
    • Conduct Social Engineering tests
    • Change/Release Management
    • Risk Assessments
    • Data Vault security
    • Vault data file confidentiality, integrity and availability

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