|Melbourne, Australia – February 10, 2002 – Independent testing agency BMM International has been selected to test and certify the CrownGames online casino gaming software, network infrastructure, security systems and operational controls|
PBL Gaming Operations (Vanuatu) Limited launched Crowngames on January 3, 2002, from its regulated base on the South Pacific island of Vanuatu.
The Minister for Finance and Economic Management in Vanuatu granted an Interactive Gaming Licence on 12 December 2001, following full Government approval and independent certification by BMM.
Featuring the familiar and traditional land-based casino offerings of table games and slots, CrownGames offers blackjack, roulette, baccarat and keno, in addition to 10 different slot machines, ranging from three-reel games to Australian style, sophisticated five reel, 20 line multipliers with second screen features.
New games will be released on a regular basis throughout the year to enhance the entertainment value to players, and BMM will test all proposed changes to the casino prior to implementation to ensure that the casino continues to comply with the Vanuatu Government’s technical guidelines.
“We tested and certified Crowngames for player fairness, responsible gaming measures, security of information and audit compliance,” said Hugh Monypenny, Managing Director of BMM International.
“We will continue to check the site as new products are released, against the Tasmanian Gaming Commission's Internet Gaming Technical Requirements 2.0.”
BMM is an Accredited Testing Facility (ATF) according to the Australian scheme for accreditation of independent testing facilities for gaming and wagering systems, has over 20 years experience in the gaming industry and is ISO 9001 certified. BMM has now established a wholly owned subsidiary in North America, with offices and laboratories in Las Vegas, NV, and North Haledon, NJ.
BMM International (www.bmm.com.au), headquartered in Australia, is an independent testing agency that provides compliance certification, testing and consulting services. The company focuses on both the land-based and internet gaming markets, providing casino, lottery, sportsbetting and wagering systems testing, certification and analysis services.
BMM is the largest and most experienced Accredited Testing Facility in the Australasian market. The company is also the principal author of the Internet Gaming Technical Requirements Specifications that have been adopted by the Australian states to regulate internet gaming.
BMM was invited by the Nevada Gaming Commission to present its views as gaming systems and technology experts, and has offices in Las Vegas and New Jersey to service the North American market.