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June 24, 2021

NYCE is the entity in charge

Certifications of gaming machines increased in Mexico

(Mexico).- Entity of gaming certification, NYCE, delivered compliance certifications with the norm NMX-I-209-NYCE-2006 to three of the main international companies in charge of developing systems and online devices used in games of chance.

In Mexico, we count with a universe of around 100,000 games and draws machines in an industry valued in one billion dollar. What we are aiming to achieve with the certification is that all those equipments offer an optimum operation with transparency and the guarantee to comply with all the Mexican norms,” indicated Carlos Pérez, General Director of NYCE.

The certification “NMX-I-209-NYCE-2006 Information Technology – Gaming Devices in venues” guarantees that all the equipments work with levels of randomness specified in the Mexican norm and that count with a software fully identified to avoid manipulation.

Among the companies that received the certification during the Latin American Games of Chance Exhibition 2011 (ELA), there is US Bally Technologies. Up to date, it counts with more than 100 certificates prototype issued by NYCE for its games and platforms.

“This certificate represents a very strong improvement for the Mexican market, because Bally is complying with the requirements demanded by the Mexican entities. We are very happy for having this certificate, and we wish all the other providers follow the same steps”, pointed Carlos Engel, Director of Bally Technologies in Mexico.

Another well-known company was Electrónica Informática Brasil-España, EIBE, supplier of video-bingos that received the certification of its Generador of Random Numers. This company is considered one of the main firms of the market due to the number of machines it has installed in Mexico.

Finally, a company from Austin, Texas, Multimedia Games, received its first certificate, both for its online platform for only one user as well as for several of its gaming titles. This company is one of the leaders in high-technology interactive gaming systems.

Gabriel de la Vega, Manager of Operations and Legal Representative of the firm, said: “It is a great step because we had been and looking for it, and it is very important to continue with the business in the games and draws industry in Mexico”.

“NYCE has been developing since 2006 specialized standards together with important actors of the gaming industry such as Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) and the Association of Games and Draws, A.C. (APJSAC). Thanks to such support, the feedback from suppliers to certificate their equipments have been so positive”, indicated Salvador Sánchez, Assistant Director of TI Operations of the entity.

According to Carlos Pérez, General Director of NYCE, this type of instruments, such as NMX NYCE, is one of the most important foundations in the search of a general arrangement of the Mexican Games and Draws industry, which represents around 35,000 direct employments.

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