|Safebet Organization announces new Alliance to promote
fair and responsible online gaming.
November 9, 2000
Three of the nation’s leading companies that promote
fair and responsible
gaming have announced an alliance to further their common objectives.
SafeBet Organization, Inc. of Atlanta, a non-profit, independent fair
organization will now be offering the Safe@play Partners Program™,
by Game Planit Interactive Corp. and Problemgambling.com.
By agreeing to share resources and cooperate in pursuing their goals
universal responsible gaming practices, this alliance will help set
standards for fair and responsible gaming that will help minimize players’
risk and reduce harm associated with gambling problems.
Richard A. Johnson, President of Problemgambling.com
announced today that
“Problemgaming.com and Game Planit Interactive Corp. fully support
endorses the ‘Standards of Fairness’ established by the SafeBet
Organization. The first phase of the alliance is already underway and
entail SafeBet offering the Safe@play Partners Program™ with their
services, thus providing a package that sets the standards for fair
gaming to online gaming operators”. Future initiatives will focus on
building new products and services.
The Safe@play Partners Program is an undertaking
of Game Planit Interactive
Corp., in association with Problemgambling.com. Roger Horbay, President
Game Planit reported, “Game Planit redefines how the gaming industry
problem gambling issues. Problemgambling.com provides the Internet
that will now allow the gaming industry universal access to easy and
effective solutions to problem gambling. A suite of problem gambling
services including online training modules, real-time assistance, and
are in development. The program is available now to all gaming
It allows players to self-identify problem gambling behaviors and if
are at risk of developing a gambling problem.”
To find out more information about the Safe@play Partners Program,
visit www.gameplanit.com and www.problemgambling.com.
has been offering world-class information, products,
and services related to problem gambling since August of 1999.
Problemgambling.com, in association with Game Planit Interactive Corp.,
introduce a new site this fall, Responsiblegaming.com, which will offer
suite of responsible gaming products to both online and traditional
About Game Planit Interactive Corp.
Game Planit interactive corp. is a Canadian company
that specializes in
educational multimedia production and communications for problem gambling.
Game Planit has also produced VLT customer assistance software, an
interactive multimedia program that educates gamblers and runs as a
choice option on video lottery terminals. Game Planit is producing
training for gaming industry employees, does consultation on problem
gambling, and is developing other multimedia products to tackle problem
Game Planit is a leader in finding workable solutions to problem gambling
and is committed to helping the gaming industry implement these solutions.
About SafeBet Organization, Inc.
SafeBet was initiated in 1998 by a small group of
software developers who
had a simple question - Is online gambling fair? They set out
to write a
set of analysis tools to answer that question. The tools they
in 1998 were capable of playing and measuring the results of software
online casino and performing statistical analysis on the data.
Sherry Nisen, General Manager of SafeBet remarked,
“The conclusion we
reached was that for the small number of casinos tested, online gambling
fair, but could be easily manipulated to fool the average user.
was clear - an organization that performs regular testing of casinos
ensure that they are fair, and remain fair.”
In early 2000, the original developers sold their
interest in these tools
to The SafeBet Organization Inc., a non-profit organization.
Organization now uses these tools, and others that it has subsequently
developed, to monitor the fairness of online casinos. SafeBet
different membership levels.
To learn more about this, and the SafeBet Organization in general, please
visit their website at: www.safebet.org
or contact Sherry Nisen, email@example.com
or at 678-516-7600