nChain Announces Agreement with Crucial Compliance

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ZUG, SWITZERLAND – 4 October 2021 – nChain AG (“nChain” or “the Company”) today announced it entered into an agreement whereby Crucial Compliance Limited (“Crucial Compliance), a provider of compliance and software solutions to the online gaming industry, will engage Kensei, the Company’s blockchain interface platform. Integration with Kensei will enhance Crucial Compliance’s existing Crucial Player Protection (“CPP”) system, which monitors player behaviour to ensure player protection from gambling-related harm.  

Kensei, launched in July 2021, provides a powerful set of APIs that allow seamless integration between a customer’s existing data management processes and the BSV blockchain. Kensei eliminates the need for complex blockchain development, thus developers can focus on their core expertise while simultaneously enhancing their offering with data integrity characteristics such as a tamper-proof audit log.

CPP tracks and logs key events in player behaviour, which are then used to create a hard history of player review, interaction, and intervention throughout the customer lifecycle. By leveraging Kensei, CPP will offer a secure and cost-effective solution that creates an independently verifiable log of key actions and interactions, which will comply with the drive for data integrity from international regulators.

The auditable and immutable record of timestamped data provided by Kensei integration will increase a gaming operator’s confidence when replying to requests to prove they have discharged their responsibilities. In addition, it provides an irrefutable evidence base for an operator to challenge alleged breaches of their license conditions and/or defend against litigation.

“We are excited to partner with Crucial Compliance to bring data integrity to the online gaming industry’s responsible gaming efforts,” said David Washburn, nChain’s Chief Executive Officer. “Kensei enables tamper-proof data notarization, which is critical for gaming operators to prove they are acting responsibly and in line with all regulatory requirements. 

The addition of data integrity capabilities offered by Kensei requires no change to an operator’s existing workflow so provides an attractive solution to the challenges faced by the industry.”

“This is a marked step-change for the gaming industry, using relatively new but proven technology in a way to mitigate corporate risk and also to give regulators peace of mind that what they are shown is absolute and undeniable,” said Paul Foster, Crucial Compliance’s Chief Executive Officer. 

“Partnering with nChain allows us to offer a cost-effective solution for gaming operators and to provide regulators a single undeniable version of the truth, eventually across all operators.”

Crucial Compliance will work with existing customers and regulators to bring Kensei-enabled data integrity to responsible gaming activities.

About Crucial Compliance 

Crucial Compliance is the one-stop shop for all your regulatory, corporate responsibility and compliance needs. With extensive knowledge and expertise in the various RG and AML areas, Crucial Compliance can provide you with tailormade strategies & solutions which will match your regulatory and aspirational Corporate Social Responsibility. Crucial Compliance delivers a holistic safer gambling strategy tailored to the specific needs of online gaming operators. It provides support to help you build a long-term, sustainable and effective Player Protection Model, by providing data-driven analyses, in-depth knowledge of the industry and a wide range of tools to support your business needs. Crucial Compliance is bringing change to the industry, one operator at a time.

About nChain 

nChain is a leading global blockchain technology company and was voted one of the Top 100 most innovative firms in the world in 2022. We are the DNA of Blockchain. We offer software solutions, consulting services and IP licensing for clients in various industries looking to benefit from the security, transparency and scalability of the blockchain. Founded in 2015, nChain employs more than 240 staff, holds over 500 patents and is the developer of Bitcoin SV Node software, Teranode, LiteClient and more.

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