GameCo, creator of the world’s first Video Game Gambling Machines (VGM), has received certification from Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) under GLI-11, the most widely accepted gaming standard worldwide.
Approval of GameCo’s VGM under the GLI-11 standard is a significant component in the process that allows the company to deploy VGMs in most gaming jurisdictions that currently allow slot machines and electronic table games.
GameCo’s proprietary VGM is an arcade-style cabinet featuring a single-player 30-90 second video game, adapted from top console, PC, and mobile developers. The VGM utilizes GLI-approved hardware components similar to traditional slot machines, with a patented math model that balances player skill and game design to manage the series of outcomes for all players.
“Obtaining GLI certification for the VGM is a huge milestone for GameCo, and for all skill-based gambling products,” said Blaine Graboyes, CEO of GameCo. “The next wave of consumers that are looking for new and innovative products to capture their attention and engage them as new casino players are here now. It’s exciting to be at the forefront of the evolution of casino gaming.”
In addition to certification under GLI-11 standard, GameCo anticipates approval for its VGM in Connecticut, where the company plans to launch nearly 20 positions within the next month.
GameCo changed history in November 2016 when it became the first skill-based gaming company in the world to debut its video game gambling machine on casino floors, launching in Atlantic City at all three Caesars Entertainment properties, followed by the Tropicana. GameCo is currently executing a major nationwide rollout, with plans to be operational in most major US gambling jurisdictions in the next year.