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Technical Standards as of 30 June 2016

06.30.2016

List of technical standards as of 30th June 2016 for Alderney, Australia/New Zealand, Denmark, Gibraltar, IOM, Italy, KGC, Malta, Northern Territory, Portugal, Spain and UK.

 

Alderney Gambling Control Commission:

Technical Standards and Guidelines for Internal Control Systems and Internet Gambling Systems, v4.1, March 2015.

Australia/New Zealand:

Australian/New Zealand Gaming Machine National Standard, Rev 10.3 or 2015.

Denmark:

Spillemyndigheden’s Technical Standards.

SCP.00.00.EN.1.1 - General requirements

SCP.01.01.EN.1.1 - Testing Standards for Online Betting

SCP.01.03.EN.1.0 - Testing Standards for Online Casino

SCP.02.01.EN.1.0 - Inspection Standards for Online Betting

SCP.02.03.EN.1.0 - Inspection Standards for Online Casino

SCP.03.00.EN.1.1 - Information Security Management System

SCP.04.00.EN.1.1 – Guidelines for Penetration Testing

SCP.05.00.EN.1.1 – Guidelines for Vulnerability Scanning

SCP.06.00.EN.1.1 - Change Management Programme

Gibraltar:

Remote Technical and Operating Standards, version 1.1.0 of 20/09/2012.

Isle of Man:

“THE ONLINE GAMBLING (REGISTRATION AND ACCOUNTS)”; 2008.

Italy:

The Autonomous Administration of State Monopolies (AAMS) - Guidelines for the certification of gaming platforms. Version 1.2, 24 December 2014.

Kahnawake Gaming Commission (Canada):

Regulations Concerning Interactive Gaming, 08 June 2016.

Malta

Remote Gaming Regulations (EN).PDF, April 2005.

Technical Infrastructure hosting Gaming and Control Systems for Remote Gaming.PDF, December 2015.

Northern Territory (Australia)

Internet Gambling Technical Requirements, Version 1, January 2012.

Sports Bookmaker System Approval Requirements V1.12.pdf, July 2016.

Sports Bookmaker Independent Audit Log Requirements V1.7.pdf, March 2015.

Sports Bookmaker Ledger Sheet Requirements V1.6.pdf, August 2016.

(With guidance from Control System Compliance Guidelines V1.3.pdf)

Portugal

Regulamento 903B_2015 - Requisitos Sistema Tecnico de Jogo.pdf,  Regulation laying down the Technical Requirements of the Online Gambling Technical System

Regulamento 828_2015 - Regras Máquinas Jogo (Diário da República, 2.ª série — N.º 236 — 2 de dezembro de 2015)

Plus various game-specific standards.

Spain:

General License: dt_Requisitos_tecnicos_de_funcionalidad_v2_20141029

Integration: R_20141006_Modelo _certificacion_definitiva_Cambios.pdf

Tasmanian Gaming Commission (Australia)

Internet Gaming Technical Requirements, Version 3.1, June 2001.

UK Gaming Commission:

“Remote Gambling and Software Technical Standards”; July 2015.

 “Security Audit Advice”; July 2015.

 “Testing Strategy”; May 2016.

Software Testing & Quality Assurance by iTech Labs

06.01.2015

iTech Labs is now providing full suite of Software Testing and Quality Assurance (QA services) for software applications. Our QA services provide assurance that the software meets customer’s specifications and/or regulatory requirements. Our testing is aimed at enhancing software provider’s internal QA testing, customer’s user acceptance testing and/or pre-certification testing.

The QA services are provided by our test labs in Australia, Europe and Asia providing different locations, time zones, resources and cost structures depending on your requirements. If you are looking for cost effective QA testing solutions, iTech Labs is the obvious choice.

Please visit our QA Services page for additional information.

www.itechlabs.com.au/qa-services/

iTech Labs is now testing Games and Security for UKGC

08.08.2014

iTech Labs is accredited for testing according to UKGC Remote Technical Standards. iTech Labs has been testing for KGC licensees since 2010.

iTech Labs is currently testing for many UKGC licensees as per the revised ‘Testing strategy for compliance with remote gambling and software technical standards’ dated June 2014.

iTech Labs is testing the full RTS including security.

iTech Labs is now testing Slots for Spain

08.08.2014
iTech Labs is accredited for Gaming Software and Information Systems Security by Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ). iTech Labs has been testing for DGOJ licensees since 2011. iTech Labs is currently testing slot games according to the DGOJ slot requirements for some of our customers.

Spanish Gambling Market Update

08.01.2014
The bills for Slots and exchange betting were officially published in the DIRECTORATE GENERAL FOR THE REGULATION OF GAMBLING website, in the section regulations/ministerial orders with the references Orden HAP/1370/2014 and Orden HAP/1369/2014. New updated documents have been also published for comments - templates for reports for General and Singular licenses and the technical specifications. Many software providers and licensees are already in the process of getting ready their games for the new regulatory environment.

UKGC update to Testing strategy for compliance with remote gambling and software technical standards

06.27.2014

UK Gambling commission has published an update to Testing strategy for compliance with remote gambling and software technical standards.
The update includes:
-       Transitional provisions for operators currently providing services to British customers in reliance
         on their EEA or White List jurisdiction licences or other permissions
-       Implementation guidance for testing new licensees issued with continuation licences
-       Implementation guidance for security audits new licensees issued with continuation licences
-       Advice note on Levels of testing

Spain to begin consultation phase of slots & exchange betting bills

02.13.2014

The draft bills to legalise slots and exchange betting in Spain have moved a step closer to approval with the bills set to be published for comment from operators, consumers and stakeholders. The bills were assessed at a meeting on Wednesday by Spain’s Gaming Policy Board (CPJ), an entity managed by the country’s government and comprised of representatives of the country’s autonomous regions.

UK Gambling Commission opens online licence application

02.11.2014

The UK Gambling Commission has launched its online application service for operators applying for an online gaming licence in the country. All companies applying for a remote licence, and those seeking land-based certification alongside an iGaming licence, will be required to use the service. The service has been launched as the Commission looks to improve the service it provides by offering applicants a tailored application process.

ICE 2014 - A Resounding Success

02.09.2014

ICE 2014 EXPO was a resounding success, with iTech Labs' participation at the event rewarding in several ways. iTech Labs stand stood among the stands of online test labs and attracted significant traffic and had interactions with over 100 industry participants. It was truly pleasing to meet with new and long-term stakeholders in the gaming industry, to connect with new clientele for the first time and to re-connect with long-term clientele.  The EXPO was an impressive display, with some visually stunning stands and plenty of visitors despite the London Underground strike during the week. iTech Labs looks forward to continued involvement in future ICE EXPOS.

ICE 2014, stand N7-105, London 4-6 February 2014

01.31.2014

Our consultants Neil Scott (London), Gianluca Scassa (Rome) and Roger Perez (Madrid) will be available for consultations. From Melbourne, Kiren Sreekumar, Alvin Rizaldi and Gyulserian Hyussein will be present to answer technical queries regarding compliance testing.

iTech Labs has a new website

01.13.2014

iTech Labs are pleased to launch their new website. Our redesigned site offers a fresh approach which we hope customers will find informative and easy to use.

Come and see us at ICE 2014, London

01.12.2014

iTech Labs are proud to be exhibiting at ICE again. Come and see us at stand N7-105, ExCel, London 4-6 February 2014.

iTech Labs’ Technically Qualified Sales Team

01.10.2014

iTech Labs is pleased to announce the integrated operation of our highly technically qualified sales team in Europe & Australia. Our global sales operations will be headed by Geoff Nicoll who has over 14 years technical and business development experience in the gaming industry. Representing iTech Labs in London is Neil Scott, who brings several years experience in high-level consultation work across jurisdictions, including:U.K.,Gibraltar,Denmark, Isle of Man and Malta. Representing iTech Labs in Italy is Gianluca Scassa, who is an experienced consultant on Italian Gaming regulations. He has more than 10 years experience in the IT and Telecommunications sector.  Representing Spain, is Roger Perez, who has an extensive background in sales and managing projects in the gaming industry, and brings a wealth of knowledge of regulations for both the Madrid province and Spain. Our European sales team is perfectly qualified to provide your company with the correct advice and knowledge relating to the specific gaming market in which you are operating. Our sales team continues to work closely with technical staff at our European and Australian laboratories. For more information visit: http://itechlabsglobal.com/contact-us/