eCogra to open Colorado office, appoints Daniel Remmes U.S. director of compliance

January 29, 2024 12:36 PM
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  • Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports
January 29, 2024 12:36 PM
  • Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports
  • United States
  • Colorado

Independent testing laboratory eCogra Monday announced the opening of a new office in Denver, Colo., and the appointment of Daniel Remmes as its U.S. director of compliance.

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The U.K. company stated that the decision to expand into the United States was based on increased demand for its services due to the rapid growth of the igaming in North America.

The Colorado office will serve as a hub for eCogra’s operations in the U.S., supporting clients with services including software testing, random number generator evaluations, cybersecurity assessments, and regulatory compliance reviews.

Shaun McCallaghan, CEO of eCogra

“We are thrilled to be expanding our operations in the United States and believe that our presence in Colorado will play a pivotal role in our growth,” said eCogra CEO Shaun McCallaghan in a statement.  “Daniel Remmes is an outstanding addition to our team. His extensive experience and knowledge of the U.S online gambling market will be invaluable as we navigate this exciting chapter.”

Remmes has over a decade of experience in igaming regulation and compliance, having worked with companies including IGT, the Carousel Group, and PlayUp Limited.

“I’m thrilled to begin this new role with eCogra and to seize the opportunity to work with our talented team,” Remmes said. “eCogra is recognized as a leading internationally accredited testing agency, with specialization in the certification of online gambling software and systems. Specific to the company’s expansion of business in the U.S market, I look forward to leveraging my decade of iGaming compliance experience to ensure all regulatory matters and customer initiatives are treated with the utmost importance.”