Vector Solutions Expands into New Market with Casino Essentials Acquisition
eLearning and Performance Optimization Company Strengthens Commitment to Industry-Specific Compliance Training
TAMPA, FL. (September 20, 2018) — Vector Solutions, the leader in industry-focused eLearning and SaaS performance support solutions, announced today it acquired Casino Essentials and ICGIP , the leading providers of Anti-Money Laundering (AML)/Title 31 compliance training, certification, and eLearning solutions for the Gaming Industry.
The addition of Casino Essentials brings yet another strong industry-focused, specialty brand into the Vector Solutions family. Casino Essentials products and solutions will be offered under Vector’s Commercial business unit, joining the well- known RedVector-Convergence Training brand which serves the architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), industrial, facilities management and IT industries.
“Our priority is creating safer, more compliant organizations,” said Jeff Gordon, CEO of Vector Solutions. “And Casino Essentials has the same high-level of dedication we value, backed with powerful technology that supports optimal organizational performance. We could not be more excited to expand our expertise and market-focused offerings with this acquisition.”
Founded in 2008, Casino Essentials offers an online course library of over 100 titles in categories such as AML compliance, cage and credit operations, IT and security, customer loyalty, food and beverage, HR compliance, safety, and leadership. All courses are customized to meet casino compliance requirements and regularly updated to meet Federal regulations. ICGIP, the Institute for Certified Gaming Industry Professionals, was founded by Casino Essentials in 2017 to coordinate casino industry efforts to ensure compliance and operational competencies.
“Casino Essentials is the only training solution developed exclusively for the gaming industry,” said Gordon. “Their goal is to save their clients’ time and money while providing the best in education and professional development – we look forward to seamlessly supporting existing clients and enhancing services with our outstanding portfolio of performance support tools.”
As with all Vector Solutions brands, Casino Essentials offers an easy-to-use learning management system (LMS) which allows clients to train, test, and track their staff’s education in one integrated solution. Through its combined offering of online courses, an LMS platform, AML certification, and educational conferences, Casino Essentials helps its clients meet federal mandates that require casinos report certain currency transactions to help uncover money laundering activities and other financial crimes.
About Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), industrial, facilities management, public safety, IT and education industries. Its brands, RedVector-Convergence Training, TargetSolutions, and SafeSchools, deliver continuing education (CE), training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology to create safer, more capable, more compliant organizations. Its extensive online and mobile learning library exceeds more than 7,000 courses written by over 250 subject matter experts and reaches over 7 million professionals worldwide. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. For more information, visit www.vectorsolutions.com. Follow us on twitter @VectorPerform and on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/VectorPerformance.