SOURCE: Gaming Standards Association (GSA)

Gaming Standards Association (GSA)

November 12, 2013 11:00 ET

ComTrade Gaming Earns GSA Certifications for Score G2S Protocol Engine v1.2.9

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2013) - The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) announced today that GSA member company ComTrade Gaming has earned certifications for its sCore G2S Protocol Engine v1.2.9.

The product was certified to the following GSA standards:

  • G2S v2.1
  • GSA Point-to-Point SOAP/HTTPS Transport and Security Specification v1.2

"Becoming GSA Certified requires the applying company and its products to meet the highest industry standards. We congratulate ComTrade on achieving this important business milestone," said GSA President Peter DeRaedt. "The GSA's Certification Program has been created to provide operators with increased level of confidence that GSA certified products are interoperable. We welcome ComTrade to the growing list of GSA-certified vendors."

ComTrade Gaming is the second member company in a month's time to achieve GSA certification. A complete list of certified products is publicly available on www.gamingstandards.com. Certification records listed on the site detail the GSA standard functionality supported by a product.

Aleš Gornjec, General Manager of ComTrade Gaming, stated: "We've reached an important milestone. Our sCore product has been certified to support GSA standards and the latest version of the G2S protocol. Regulators, tax authorities and central monitoring agencies will benefit by employing our G2S Protocol Engine to efficiently offload the complexity of handling communication and data collection with gaming machines."

GSA's Certification Program promotes interoperability in gaming products that correctly implement GSA standards. Products that are GSA Certified have been tested by a qualified test lab and found to meet GSA certification requirements for the implementation of GSA standards.

GSA has a wide range of membership to meet any organization's size, budget and business goals. GSA representatives can help you decide which level is best for you anytime at www.gamingstandards.com.

About ComTrade Gaming
ComTrade Gaming is a leading independent software supplier to the gaming industry, delivering open gaming platforms and professional services to both the online and land based gaming sectors. ComTrade Gaming's strengths are in the development of enterprise software solutions that are based on industry standards. The company's product portfolio includes online gaming platforms, server based gaming systems, live casino and solutions that enable regulators to monitor and control gaming activities. For more information, visit www.comtradegaming.com.

About the Gaming Standards Association (GSA): The Gaming Standards Association is an international trade association that creates benefits for gaming manufacturers, suppliers, operators, and regulators. We facilitate the identification, definition, development, promotion, and implementation of open standards to enable innovation, education, and communication for the benefit of the entire industry. Established in 1998, GSA's members represent a wide cross section of the global gaming industry.

Global Gaming Business Magazine named GSA's Game to System (G2S) Protocol the "Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology." Casino Journal magazine named it one of the "Top 3 Most Innovative Products" and Casino Enterprise Management put it on the list of "Top 10 Slot Floor Technologies."

Platinum members include Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission; Aristocrat Technologies Inc.; Bally Technologies, Inc. (BYI); GTECH; International Game Technology (IGT); Konami Gaming Inc.; Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation; and WMS Gaming Inc. (WMS).

Other members include: 3M, Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd.; American Gaming Systems; Appolonia; Atlantic Lottery Corporation; Austrian Gaming Industries; BMM Testlabs; British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC); British Group; Caesars Entertainment (CZR); Casinos Austria; Codere, S.A. (CDR.MC); China Lottery Online Co. Ltd.; ComTrade Gaming; DRGT Systems GmbH; European Casino Association; EWA CyberSolutions, LLC; Fortunet, Inc. (FTNT); Four Winds Interactive; FutureLogic; Gambit Gaming, LLC; Gaming Associates; Gaming Laboratories International (GLI); Gaming Technology Association; Gauselman GmbH; Grand Vision Gaming; Intralot S.A. (INLr.AT); Inspired Gaming Group; InterSeven Gaming Team; Isle of Capri Casinos (ISLE); JCM Global; Jumbo Technology Co. Ltd; Loto-Québec; Macao Polytechnic Institute; Manitoba Lotteries Corporation; MEI; Motor City Casino & Hotel; Multimedia Games (MGAM); Multi-State Lottery Association; Nanoptix, Inc.; Nidec Sankyo Corporation; NRT Technology Corporation; Oregon Lottery; Ortiz Machine Company, LLC; Penn National Gaming (PENN); Radical Blue Gaming; Random Consulting; RAY; Scientific Games (SGMS); Seminole Tribe of Florida; SHFL Entertainment (SHFL); Techlink Entertainment International Ltd.; Transact Technologies (TACT); U1 Gaming; UNLV International Gaming Institute; Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.; Western Canada Lottery Corporation.

For more information, visit www.gamingstandards.com and join GSA on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Peter DeRaedt
    Gaming Standards Association
    President
    Tel: +1 (775) 846-4422
    E-mail: Email Contact

    Paul Speirs-Hernandez
    Steinbeck Communications
    President
    +1 (702) 413-4278
    Email Contact