SPA or The Secretariat of Prizes and Betting of the Ministry of Finance published an Ordinance SPA/MF 749. It recognizes Gaming Associates Europe as a certifying entity for betting systems, live gaming studios and online games in Brazil. Previously, Lottopar has also approved the company.

The validity of the recognition referred to in the Ordinance runs for a period of three years. This includes the count from its publication, as long as the Process records continue to demonstrate legal qualification, tax and labor regularity, suitability, and technical qualification.
Since 1990, Gaming Associates Europe has been operating in the gaming industry. It has been one of the pioneers in regulated internet gaming, providing services to operators, developers (games and systems) and regulators.
A multidisciplinary, customer-oriented team of testers, information security experts, auditors and compliance who bring together extensive technical knowledge and understanding, and with industry-leading certifications deliver services. These certifications include ACCA, CISSP, CISM, ITIL, CEH, PCI Lead Auditor/Lead Implementer of PA-QSA and ISO/IEC 27001.
The United Kingdom builds the laboratory. It has two facilities. Apart from this, it also has unites in Malta, Sweden, Australia, Canada, and Ireland.
The company offers a full range of testing and security services for the land-based, both traditional and land-based, and internet gaming, betting, lottery, e-commerce and information technology industries as an internationally recognized ATF or Accredited Testing Facility. This is to make sure that gaming operators in a fair, secure, and auditable manner.
Gaming Associates is not just an accredited testing laboratories (ISO/IEC 17025:2005). It is also an inspection body (ISO/IEC 17020:2012), and certification body (ISO/IEC 17065:2012). Through partner companies, it also offers ISO 27001 certification services, as well as PCI DSS assessments.
The SPA of the Ministry of Finance now has four laboratories with the approval of Gaming Associates. It is capable of certifying betting systems, live gaming studios and online games: GLI, BMM, eCogra and, recently, Gaming Associates.