LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 20, 2013) - Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, has completed its testing and certification of Ultimate Gaming's intrastate interactive gaming system for Nevada.

The testing was exclusively done by GLI in its Las Vegas and Colorado laboratories. The certified system has since been approved for field trial by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, making Ultimate Gaming the first interactive gaming service provider in Nevada to go live with intrastate interactive gaming.

GLI Sr. Director of Engineering and Client Services Ian Hughes said, "We have worked closely with the Gaming Control Board in supporting their important objectives, including ensuring interactive products comply with strict regulations. The task is a big responsibility and one that we are used to, given our work for 455 jurisdictions globally. We are very pleased that the Gaming Control Board has entrusted such testing to GLI, and we are thrilled to have completed this certification."

Ultimate Gaming CEO Tobin Prior said, "We are thrilled to make history as the first company in the United States to offer legal and secure online poker. The regulatory requirements for online poker have been set at a new level by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, and GLI conducted a most professional and rigorous testing and certification of our product. The result is that poker fans can now play the game they love at in a legitimate and secure environment."

GLI is a "Registered Independent Testing Laboratory" by the State of Nevada Gaming Control Board and other jurisdictions. Since being named a "Registered Independent Testing Laboratory" by the Gaming Control Board in June 2012, GLI has received more than 4,169 submissions for testing for Nevada including every major interactive poker platform.

With more than 800 employees, GLI has more capacity than any other lab. GLI serves more than 455 global jurisdictions, more than 130 of which exclusively accept GLI certification letters.

For nearly 25 years, Gaming Laboratories International, LLC has been the world leader in providing independent testing, inspection and certification services to the gaming, wagering and lottery industry. GLI also offers independent network and information security assessments to its regulatory, lottery and supplier clients. With 21 laboratory locations across Africa, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Europe, North America and South America, GLI is the only global organization of its kind to hold U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025, 17020 and guide 65 standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. For more information, visit

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