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BMM Test Manager Amanda Logue Appointed to the board of Directors to the CSTB

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June, 2018 – BMM Testlabs, the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, is pleased to announce that Amanda Logue, Test Manager at BMM Canada, has been appointed to the board of directors to the Canadian Software Testing Board (CSTB). Logue will take the lead as the board’s Director of Marketing.

VP, Operations, Canada Jean Corriveau commented, “BMM is very proud of the appointment of Amanda to the board of directors to the CSTB. As a global partner with the International Software Testing (ISTQB), it brings extreme value to BMM. Logue comes with over 20 years of testing experience in both the gaming and non-gaming industry and we are honored to have her represent herself and BMM on this platform.

CSTB is the Canadian national branch of the ISTQB. It advocates education and examination as a practical means to excel in the software testing field. The CSTB is one of many national boards participating in the ISTQB; other countries include Australia, New Zealand, China, Hungry, Israeli, Sweden, South Africa and the UK.

Logue commented, “I joined the CSTB technical committee back in 2015 and I have been a member of the ISTQB TBOK working group since last summer. What I love about being part of the CSTB is sharing my passion for testing with others.

ISTQB® has created the world’s most successful scheme for certifying software testers. As of December 2017, ISTQB® has administered over 785,000 exams and issued more than 570,000 certifications in over 120 countries world-wide. BMM has been a platinum partner for the last three years.

 

About BMM:
BMM is the longest established and most experienced private independent gaming certification lab in the world, providing professional technical and regulatory compliance services to the gaming industry since 1981.
At its core, BMM is a systems-expert company that has provided consulting for and tested many of the largest gaming networks and systems over the last 36 years. In addition, BMM has been successfully testing and certifying the full scope of Class III casino products for over two decades.
BMM authored the first set of independent gaming standards in 1992 and the first set of online gaming standards in 2001.
BMM employs some 325 people in 13 global locations and serves over 440 jurisdictions.
BMM’s world headquarters are in Las Vegas (USA), with offices in Mexico City (Mexico), Lima (Peru), Melbourne and Sydney (Australia), Singapore, Macau (SAR, China), Moncton (Canada), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Barcelona (Spain), Vienna (Austria), Bologna (Italy) and Midrand (South Africa).

For more information on BMM Testlabs, please visit bmm.com


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Potential New Casino In The Center Of Gdansk

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There is a new intention of creating a new casino in Gdansk in the newely opened IBB Hotel in Dlugi Targ. The one and only issue is that there are already two casinos in the city and the current gambling legislation does not allow another one.

The Warsaw-based company Casino, which manages, among others: a casino in Sopot, wants to open another one in Gdańsk. The company applied for permission to rebuild the premises for a casino and a club with a small gastronomy. Where? In the basement and ground floor of the IBB Hotel in Długi Targ, which opened in April.

We have accepted the casino offer, but now it has to deal with a number of procedures, including getting permission from the Ministry of Finance and the City Council of Gdansk” – said Adam Trybusz, the owner of the object.

The Gambling Act of Poland states that in towns with up to 250,000 residents only one casino can be created, and for each subsequent started 250 thousand inhabitants, their number is increased by one. The number of casinos in the region can not be higher than one casino for each full 650,000 inhabitants.

 

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ACMA probes .cc gambling websites

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The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is investigating the allegation that gambling websites using the .cc domain extension have breached of the Interactive Gambling Act (IGA).

As per the IGA, website operators are prohibited from offering casino-style games and live sports betting to Australian customers.

Gambling operators without an Australian licence are also prohibited from taking bets from Australian customers.

“When deciding if a site should be investigated, the ACMA considers a number of factors, including whether the service being provided may be a prohibited or unlicensed service … and whether it may have an Australian-customer link,” an ACMA spokesman said.

Dr. Charles Livingstone, a gambling law expert from Monash University, said the sites do appear to have breached the act.” The avowed purpose of the IGA is to protect Australians from less well-regulated gambling sites, and to prohibit non-wagering gambling being available online,” he said. “Using a web address of an Australian territory to offer online gambling services is an offence, unless the provider is registered in an Australian jurisdiction.”

 

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MGA | FIAU issues the Implementing Procedures – Part II addressed to the Remote Gaming Sector

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The Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit (FIAU) has today issued the Implementing Procedures – Part II (found here) addressed to the remote gaming sector.  This document focuses, and provides guidance, on certain aspects of the Prevention of Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism Regulations (“PMLFTR”) which warrant further elaboration at industry-specific level to ensure that they are understood and interpreted consistently by licensees.

The Implementing Procedures – Part II for the remote gaming sector were drawn up in conjunction with the Malta Gaming Authority and following due consultation with the relative sector.  All interested parties are to take note thereof. These Implementing Procedures are also accessible through the FIAU’s website – http://www.fiaumalta.org/ – and are considered to have come into force on the date of their publication.


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