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US – IAGR and IGSA announce collaboration for effective and efficient gaming regulation

By - 26 October 2020

In a first for both organisations, the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) and the International Gaming Standards Association (IGSA) are pleased to announce a collaboration aimed at maximising opportunities for effective and efficient gaming regulation.

In announcing the initiative IAGR President Mr Mabutho Zwane said, “As regulators, we recognise that dialogue with industry is fundamental to both understand the sector and make informed decisions which can advance efficient and effective gambling regulation.”

“This is particularly important at this time where there is opportunity to leverage technology to drive innovation in regulatory practice.”

IGSA President Mr Peter DeRaedt said on announcing the initiative, “IGSA is the single technology standards setting organization in the gaming industry. We strongly believe that collective dialogue with regulatory authorities on an international level is crucial to enhance regulatory oversight while driving efficiencies for operators and suppliers. Our collaboration with IAGR is an enormous step forward towards the betterment of the gaming industry as a whole.Our organisation is very excited about the opportunities this new collaboration presents.”

The initiative will focus on two key priorities over the coming year: discussion and information exchange concerning known and emerging issues impacting regulatory policy and practice and identifying opportunities to leverage standards and technology to advance efficient and effective gaming regulation;
As leading voices within the global gaming industry IAGR and IGSA look forward to the outcomes of this collaboration over the next 12 months and building on this initiative over time.

Members of both organisations, as well as the broader gaming industry can keep abreast of this exciting new initiative by signing up to the IAGR Mailing List.
IAGR consists of representatives from gaming regulatory organizations throughout the world. IAGR’s mission is to advance the effectiveness and efficiency of gaming regulation.

IGSA is the forum for technological innovation in the gaming industry. Since 1998 the organisation has been providing unbiased industry advice and support. IGSA seeks to pioneer cutting edge and innovative solutions for the global gaming industry.

Caption: IGSA President Mr Peter DeRaedt

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