LONDON, Nov. 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — International Game Technology PLC (“IGT” or the “Company”) (NYSE: IGT) announced today that it successfully achieved responsible gaming accreditation, once again, by the Global Gambling Guidance Group (“G4”) for its Global Gaming and PlayDigital operations.
“Responsible gaming is embedded into the core of IGT’s business and receiving this G4 accreditation for our Global Gaming and PlayDigital product offerings demonstrates our ongoing commitment to our Sustainable Play initiatives,” said Wendy Montgomery, IGT SVP, Marketing, Communications and Sustainability. “IGT was the first industry supplier to earn G4 accreditation for gaming and digital responsible gaming excellence, and the first in the U.S. to be accredited for sports betting. IGT will continue upholding itself and our partners to the highest responsible gaming standards as we promote positive play for all.”
“IGT has showcased its responsible gaming commitment and industry leadership year after year, and G4 is pleased to recognize the company’s Global Gaming and PlayDigital operations with accreditation again,” said Pieter Remmers, Chairman of the G4 Board of Directors. “We applaud IGT’s critical responsible gaming efforts and appreciate all that the Company does to maintain the integrity of gaming globally.”
G4 aims to minimize the impact of problem gambling by promoting a worldwide accreditation and certification program. To maintain G4 certification, IGT was independently assessed to confirm that the company goes above the industry standards of providing player protection tools and responsible gaming information. Topics assessed during G4’s audit of IGT included responsible gambling code of conduct, corporate standards, operational code of practice, training, player protection tools, staff and responsible gambling, staff and problem gambling and player protection framework.
IGT first received G4 responsible gaming accreditation for its sports betting business in 2022, digital solutions in 2019, and gaming operations in 2017.
IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 jurisdictions around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.
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