by Mateusz Mazur

OpenBet Partners with WestLotto for Enhanced Responsible Gaming Compliance

OpenBet, a leader in the gambling industry, has announced a pivotal partnership with German lottery operator WestLotto.

This collaboration will see OpenBet integrating its subsidiary Neccton’s responsible gaming, anti-money laundering (AML), and fraud detection services into WestLotto’s operations.

Elevating Player Safety and Compliance

Established in 1955, WestLotto, a World Lottery Association (WLA) member, is renowned for its commitment to sustainability and responsible gaming. The integration of Neccton’s products with WestLotto’s platform aligns with their dedication to offering a safe betting environment. This move will enhance WestLotto’s compliance with regulatory obligations and significantly bolster its responsible gaming procedures.

This latest agreement marks OpenBet’s 18th lottery operator partnership globally and follows its recent recognition as a Gold Contributor with the WLA. OpenBet’s decision to partner with WestLotto highlights Neccton’s growing reputation as a trusted partner in the lottery sector worldwide.

Comments from OpenBet and WestLotto

Michael Auer, Managing Director of Neccton at OpenBet, expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “This is a significant move for us as it makes Neccton the largest responsible gaming provider in this market. We look forward to a successful working relationship with WestLotto.”

Axel Weber, Head of Public Affairs, Communication and Responsible Gaming at WestLotto, emphasized the importance of player protection: “Player protection as part of responsible gaming is a top priority for WestLotto. Neccton’s OpenBet provides us with a tool that meets our player protection requirements and helps us to offer our players an even safer gaming environment online.”

Our Comment on the Article

The partnership between OpenBet and WestLotto represents a significant step in advancing responsible gaming practices in the industry. By leveraging Neccton’s cutting-edge tools for responsible gaming, AML, and fraud detection, WestLotto is setting a new standard in player protection and regulatory compliance.

This collaboration not only benefits players with a safer gaming environment but also demonstrates how technology can be effectively used to meet and exceed regulatory requirements. As OpenBet continues to expand its global footprint through strategic partnerships, it reinforces its commitment to responsible gaming and positions itself as a leader in creating a safer and more ethical gambling landscape.

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