eCOGRA Receives Approval to Operate as an Independent Testing Laboratory in Connecticut
eCOGRA, a globally recognized Independent Testing Laboratory, is pleased to announce its recent authorization by the Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) Gaming Division to provide its comprehensive range of services in Connecticut.
This achievement marks eCOGRA's expansion into a total of six U.S. jurisdictions and brings their global jurisdiction count to 36. It solidifies their position as a market leader in offering independent testing, inspection, and certification services to the online gambling industry.
With over two decades of experience, eCOGRA has become synonymous with integrity, reliability, and excellence in the realm of independent testing. By extending its operations to Connecticut, eCOGRA is furthering its commitment to ensuring fair and transparent gaming practices, benefiting both players and industry operators within the state.
Connecticut legalized online casino gambling in 2021, becoming the sixth U.S. state to do so. This move was part of a broader legislative effort that also included the legalization of online and retail sports betting. Now recognized for its thriving gaming community and growing online gambling sector, Connecticut is a vital market for eCOGRA's services. As a trusted independent testing agency, eCOGRA will contribute its expertise to evaluate and verify the fairness and security of online gaming platforms, enhancing player confidence and regulatory compliance throughout the state.
eCOGRA offers a comprehensive suite of services covering various critical areas in online gaming, including software testing, RNG (Random Number Generator) evaluations, cybersecurity assessments, and regulatory compliance reviews. By adhering to the highest industry standards and best practices, eCOGRA ensures that all its clients meet the necessary regulatory requirements and provide a safe and secure gaming environment for their players.
Shaun McCallaghan, CEO of eCOGRA, expressed enthusiasm about the authorization to offer services in Connecticut, stating, "We are thrilled to extend our services to the dynamic market of Connecticut. With our independent testing, inspection, and certification expertise, we aim to foster a transparent and secure online gambling ecosystem that benefits players, suppliers, and operators."
As eCOGRA enters the Connecticut market, it plans to establish partnerships with local gambling operators and software providers. Through close collaboration with industry stakeholders, eCOGRA intends to shape the gambling landscape in Connecticut, ensuring the highest standards of integrity and player protection.
Bradley Khoury, CTO of eCOGRA, commented on the approval, saying, "eCOGRA's authorization to provide services in Connecticut is a testament to the company's expertise, professionalism, and unwavering dedication to the gambling industry. As the market leader in independent testing, inspection, and certification, eCOGRA continues to champion fairness, trust, and accountability."