Tuesday, 05 May 2009 08:44eCOGRA, (eCommerce and Online Gaming Regulation and Assurance) is an independent, non-profit making standards authority that regulates online casinos, their software and games. They are one of the most highly regarded of all the regulatory bodies related to the online gambling industry. When an online casino website displays the eCOGRA badge, the visitor can be satisfied that the site is reputable, responsible and trustworthy. Their games will have passed a strict inspection to ensure true randomness and fair play. The casino operator will have been assessed for prompt payment, secure client information storage and have passed background checks as to their trustworthiness.