US-GLI success in Las Vegas and Maryland – G3 Newswire

AdoublewhammyforGamingLaboratoriesInternational(GLI)hasseentheprivategamingtestinglaboratoryandtechnicalconsultancy,benamedaRegisteredIndependentTestingLaboratorybytheStateofNevadaGamingControlBoard(NGCB)andbeapprovedasacertifiedtestlabintheStateofMaryland

TheNevadaawardispartoftheprivatisationreformsinitiatedbyNevadaGovernorBrianSandoval,theNevadaLegislature?

IthasresultedinasignificantexpansionofGLI’sNevadastaff,enhancementstoGLI’s80,000squarefootLasVegaslaboratory,andtheacquisitionofnewequipmentandtechnology。

GLIPresident/CEOJamesMaidasaid:“Fordecades,Nevadahasmaintainedanincrediblyhighstandardfortestingandregulationthathasbeenthemodelforjurisdictionsworldwide。

Westandabsolutelyreadyforthetaskathand,intermsofcapacity,abilityandintegrity。

Ourgoalistokeeptestingcostswheretheywerewhilestrivingtoincreasevaluetocustomersandtomaintainorimproveuponthecurrenttestingtimes。

Ouroverallobjectiveistomakesurethetestsaredonewithunparalleledquality,accuracy,speedandindependencefortheNevadaGamingControlBoard。



TheStateGamingControlBoardTechnologyDivisionwillnolongerperformthepre-approvalofgamblinggames,gamingdevices,associatedequipment,cashlesswageringsystems,mobilegamingsystems,andinteractivegamingsystems。

Nowthepre-approvalforallofthesedeviceshasmovedovertoprivate,independenttestlabs,suchasGLIandasofJuly1,allmanufacturersofthesetypesofequipmentmustsubmittheirproductstoanindependenttestlab。

“Thisisasignificantchange,andwearereadyandavailabletohelpsuppliersandoperatorsunderstandhowtheycanbenefitfromNGCB’scarefullycraftedpolicythatisdesignedtopromotetheefficientconsiderationofnewtechnology。

GLIhasbeenpreparingforthissincethepassageofAB279andisfullyreadytohelpthemthroughthistransitionprocess,”Maidaadded。

GLI’splanforNevadatestingincludesanincreaseinitsstaffinitsLasVegaslabbymorethan30percentsinceFebruary。

TheexpansionispartofaglobalinitiativewhereinGLIwilladd100employeesworldwidebySeptember。

GLIhasalsocompletedamajorupgradeofitLasVegasfacility,whichismorethan10timeslargerthananyotherlaboratoryinNevada。

InMarylandGLIhaspreviouslybeencontractedtotestthestate’scentrallotterysystemthatmonitorsallVLTgames,inadditiontootherlotterygametesting。

GLIhasissued6,077certificationsinMarylandsince1995。

GLIistheonlylaboratorythathastestedlotterycentralmonitoringsystemsforVLTsintheUnitedStates,andMarylandwillmakethe18thsuchLotteryVLTsystemthecompanyhastestedintheU。

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“We’rethrilledtohaveattainedapprovalbytheMarylandLotterytotesttherangeofcomplexsystemsandequipmentforland-basedandiGamingcomponentsthatcomprisethegaminglandscapeinMaryland。

WehavebeenhonoredtohaveworkedcloselywiththetalentedandexperiencedtechnicalstaffoftheMarylandLottery,whowereprimarilyresponsiblefortheseamlessopeningofthethreeVLTfacilitiescurrentlyoperatinginMaryland,”saidMr。

Maida