theScore Bet becomes first to achieve RGC accreditation

theScore Bet has become the first prospective private market operator in Ontario to achieve the RG Check iGaming Accreditation from the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC).

A press release notes that the accreditation is “widely regarded” as one of the most comprehensive responsible gambling accreditation programs in the world.

“Receiving RG Check Accreditation demonstrates our unwavering commitment to responsible gaming,” said Josh Sidsworth, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, theScore Bet. “We elected to undergo RG Check Accreditation to ensure that we are positioned to deliver the best and safest possible experience for our players. It was important to us that we completed this accreditation ahead of theScore Bet’s launch in our home market of Ontario. We’re also pleased to deepen our relationship with the Responsible Gambling Council as we further establish our responsible gaming thought leadership position in Canada.”

The Responsible Gambling Council developed its RG Check program in consultation with policymakers, gambling providers, players, and people who have experienced gambling harm. The accreditation process helps gambling operators evaluate, monitor and manage all aspects of their RG strategy.

“Congratulations to theScore Bet on achieving RG Check Accreditation,” said Shelley White, CEO of the Responsible Gambling Council. “This achievement is a strong demonstration of Penn National Gaming’s leadership in responsible gambling and prioritizing transparency, player education, and harm minimization in theScore Bet’s operations. RG Check Accreditation is an important tool for continuous improvement, providing operators with feedback and insights that help increase the effectiveness of their RG programming and manage risk. RGC commends theScore Bet on their leadership.”

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theScore Bet, which joined the Canadian Gaming Association late in 2021, recently received Gaming Laboratories International’s GLI-33 certification for Ontario, demonstrating the company’s gaming platform compliance with the Registrar’s Standards for Internet Gaming. theScore Bet was also the first prospective online gaming operator to secure GLI Certification in Ontario.

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