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Mexico – GLI performs audit for Mexico’s national lottery

By - 8 December 2016

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) is pleased to announce that it has performed the World Lottery Association Security Control Standard (WLA-SCS) audit for the Loteria Nacional para la Asistencia Pública (Lotenal), Mexico’s national lottery.

As an associate member of the World Lottery Association (WLA) and official WLA certification service entity, GLI deploys experienced WLA-SCS auditors, accredited by the WLA Security and Risk Management Committee, in continued support of the lottery industry.

GLI’s Director of Latin America and Caribbean Government Relations and Business Development Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes said: “GLI was honored by Mexico’s Loteria Nacional para la Asistencia Pública choosing our expertise and knowledge in this very important process to renew their WLA-SCS certification. GLI not only brings its unsurpassed technical expertise, but also its rounded lottery industry experience to its clients. This perfect combination allows for lotteries to benefit from an audit that is scoped to its line of business, achieving not only its objective to receive the WLA-SCS certification, but also to apply continuous improvement to their different areas for success. This audit shows the Lotenal Mexico’s continued efforts to comply with higher standards to guarantee transparency and integrity in their operations.”

The WLA-SCS certificate was granted to Mexico’s Loteria Nacional para la Asistencia Pública at the World Lottery Summit 2016 in Singapore.

WLA-SCS is the lottery sector’s only internationally recognised security standard that allows for lottery entities to adhere to a set of guidelines that are considered best industry practice. While ISO27001 is a prerequisite for the certification, the WLA-SCS standards are specific to the lottery industry and are audited and evaluated by a separate scope.

The audit and certification process enables lotteries to benefit from GLI’s decades of experience specific to the lottery industry and build on observations and continuous improvement to support the mitigation of risks and preventative measures to protect the lottery’s reputation.

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