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First Online Casino License for Casino Gran Madrid

CasinoThe first operator from the autonomous region of Madrid in Spain to obtain an online gambling license is Casino Gran Madrid. The Casino Gran Madrid online casino will be controlled by the leading software provider Playtech. The online casino is based on an existing agreement signed as far back as 2009. An entire range of Playtech online casino games such as blackjack, roulette and slots and online poker will be on offer. The Spanish solutions provider Media Tech will make available all the player management system for the online casino.

According to a report by eGaming Review, Casino Gran Madrid obtained the license on May 17 and it is now certified to offer poker, blackjack, roulette and slots on its website. The public pronouncement was postponed until local elections had taken place. Powered by PlayTech software, all of these will be launched soon. CGM is the first to be certified by the government of Madrid for online play, although Madrid issued authorizations to existing land-based casinos and bingo halls in 2006/2007 for offering online betting, casino and bingo.

Director of Information Systems at Casino Gran Madrid, Jorge Casanova said that company’s assurance to innovation in the industry has been represented by the online casino. He said that during the certification process, the gaming software would go through more than 200 million simulated plays. The process is to check for any technical problems or probable security problems and it will ensure that the servers can handle the traffic.