EL and WLA Responsible Gaming Certifications for MDJS
Greek-owned gaming and lottery operator Intralot has confirmed that Moroccan state-controlled lottery La Marocaine des Jeux et des Sports (MDJS), for which Intralot provides operational services and technology, has achieved EL and WLA Responsible Gaming Certifications.
Through its subsidiary Intralot Maroc, the operator contributed to the double certification with its technology that embeds responsible gaming functionality.
Intralot also used its operational expertise to develop and implement an RG strategy for MDJS and practices in the Lottery’s daily land-based and interactive operations.
In addition, as a result of its performance in the certifications, MDJS has also become the first lottery in Africa to gain the highest responsible gaming standards.
Younes El Mechrafi, MDJS’s chief executive officer, said that responsible gaming is ‘key’ to the business’s sustainable development and it is the company responsibility to protect against illegal gaming.
“To tackle this issue we propose responsible, entertaining and non addictive games that channel the players to the legal market, after several months of continuous efforts and a very strong mobilisation of MDJS team and stakeholders, we achieved the European Lotteries Responsible Gaming certification along with WLA Level 4 Responsible gaming Framework,” he added.
Areti Markou, Intralot Maroc’s deputy general manager, added: “Intralot’s Responsible Gaming strategy in all the jurisdictions where it has presence, either as a licensed operator or a technology and services supplier, is to ensure that players have the choice of well-designed games in a secure and supportive environment, through a set of policies and practices for preventing underage, illegal and problem gambling, and for minimising any potential undesirable impact on society.
“We are determined to continue to support our valuable partner MDJS on all its future endeavours towards this goal, jointly working for the common benefit of the Moroccan players and the Moroccan community at large.”