WLA awards Scientific Games with Responsible Gaming Framework Certificate of Alignment

WLA awards Scientific Games with Responsible Gaming Framework Certificate of Alignment

It has been announced today that WLA – World Lottery Association – has awarded leading gaming, betting and lottery provider Scientific Games with a Responsible Gaming Framework Certificate of Alignment.

The certification comes after an extensive process of auditing from an independent, international panel on the providers practices in responsible gaming for its global lottery operations, across five continents, on both digital and retail platforms.

According to reports, this prestigious certification establishes the brand’s leadership in responsible gaming and is a huge historic milestone in the organisations history, along with recognising the support network and tools available as part of the firms Healthy Play program.

The principles that the company follows are inline with the World Lottery Association and this reaffirms Scientific Games’ responsible gaming commitment to ensure the safety of all players across the globe in active jurisdictions.

The Healthy Play program is designed to educate players and promote healthy activities when gaming through customised content, raising awareness and understanding and training for employees to promote such principles when people are looking to play lottery.

Corporate Citizenship, the firm that carried out the audit on behalf of WLA, has praised the providers responsible gaming principles and practices and stated that the evidence is clear that the firm is continually learning and demonstrating responsible gaming in the lottery industry around the world.

Additionally, Scientific Games’ digital magazine, Healthy Play Guide, has been recognised for its responsible gaming tools and is the platform for which the firm will build on in the current year to launch the Healthy Play website, a customisable site for individual lotteries to provide access to via QR code technology.

Carla Schaefer of Scientific Games commented on the certification and recognition of the company’s efforts and evidence towards responsible gaming:

Scientific Games is honoured to receive WLA’s Responsible Gaming Certification, which recognizes our ongoing commitment to Healthy Play across our global lottery organization.

We want to give our lottery customers tools and best practices to help them market their products in healthy and responsible ways. Our Healthy Play program helps lotteries educate their players, establish trust and increase lottery literacy.

Mélissa Azam of the World Lottery Association also added comments and praised the firms actions on this topic:

In the global lottery industry, Scientific Games has truly established its leadership role in responsible gaming.

The company’s Healthy Play program, which provides lotteries with real tools to support their own responsible gaming programs, demonstrates Scientific Games integration of the WLA Responsible Gaming Principles throughout the organization, and its investment in the future of the lottery industry.

WLA is proud to support Scientific Games’ Global Responsible Gaming Certification and congratulates the company on its long-standing and continued commitment to responsible gaming.

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