eCogra which stands for “e-Commerce Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance”, is an international company based in londo specialising in testing of online gaming software and systems. The company was established in 2003 and is based in the UK. eCogra is an independent company and they have been rewarded with the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) ISO approval ISO/IEC17025:2005.
Trust, reliability and safety are all important elements for eCogra, and every casino which pass their strict controls all have these important elements to offer to its players, which makes you as a player feel safe in your choice of casino. When doing the controls they follow the following objectives:
- The protection of vulnerable customers
- The prevention of underage gaming
- Combating fraudulent and criminal behaviour
- Protection of customer privacy and safeguarding of information
- Prompt and accurate customer payments
- Fair gaming (e.g. RNG and RTP game evaluations)
- Responsible marketing
- Commitment to customer satisfaction and support
- Secure, safe and reliable operating environment
eCogra provides compliance services to around 80 companies, both operators and software providers, which includes many big companies such as Unibet, Betclic Everest Group, bet365, Betway, Bonnier Gaming, Ladbrokes, Net Entertainment, Microgaming and many more.
If a casino wants to go beyond what is required from them in terms of maintaining their license requirements, becoming certified by eCogra is one of the way to do that.
There are 3 main seals and one of those are being given out by eCogra in order be eCogra certified.
The idea behind eCogra is that they will bring the businesses in the online casino industry to a certain high level of standard. The eCogra certification is the highest certification a business in the online casino market can have today. When you as a player visit an online casino and you see that they have an eCogra certificate, you know that you are playing in an safe environment.