Gaming Associates has confirmed for us that they are in communication with Absolute Poker regarding discussion of an audit relating to AP. The audit is independent of Absolute Poker, and not paid for by Absolute.
Alan Pedley of ga said today “If we are commissioned to undertake any audit then it will be for and on behalf of the regulatory authority and we will invoice the regulatory authority accordingly. Gaming Associates will not receive any payment whatsoever from the auditee – this is a standard procedure practiced by our clients (regulatory authorities) worldwide.”
Gaming Associates Alan Pedley, seems confident that all aspects of online allegations will be looked into thoroughly, we asked Pedley if the possibility of inside cheating from Absolute Poker staff members, in response he stated, “We anticipate the scope of any audit will be broad, and go beyond assertions I have read on the Internet.
“In relation to the competency of Gaming Associates to conduct the audit, please be assured that Gaming Associates is a recognized test house and auditor of interactive gaming systems accredited by Government regulatory authorities worldwide. Our consultants have more than a decade of regulated interactive gaming experience – indeed are pioneers of interactive gaming regulation and computer security experts. Gaming Associates is not a self appointed surrogate for legal Government regulatory authorities.” – Alan Pedley, Gaming Associates.
ga audits and certifications are conducted by a team comprising: CISSP, CISA, CISM and ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor trained personnel and where necessary a PhD in Mathematics.
Gaming Associates is an ISO 9001 certified company, that is recognized by authorities in Alderney, Alexander First Nation; Antigua & Barbuda; Gibraltar; Mohawk Territory of KahnawÃƒÂ¡ke; Malta; Norfolk Island; Northern Territory of Australia; The Philippines; the United Kingdom; and Vanuatu – worldwide certification.
No Comment was received from Absolute Poker.