LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 19, 2014) - Creating global standards that drive the land-based and online gaming sides of the industry is the Gaming Standards Association's (GSA) mission, and now the organization is bringing the standards message to the forefront at G2E Asia. GSA will be on stand #800 at the event.
GSA's growing global membership has deep roots in Macao and across Asia, and the organization's standards have fueled R&D and new products that can be seen in casino floors in Australasia.
GSA has a long track record of success in Macao and the surrounding region. For example, GSA and the Macao Polytechnic Institute have a working agreement to educate the next generation of engineers, specially trained on GSA protocols.
"This is a very exciting time for the land-based and online sectors of the gaming industry, and at GSA, we are creating the standards that are driving the industry to even better and more dynamic innovations that attract customers and keep gaming operators competitive in the larger entertainment industry," said GSA President Peter DeRaedt.
GSA recently announced its Online Gaming Committee made significant progress at its recently held meeting of its international membership. The committee expects to release its first draft standard by the end of this summer.
Only GSA members can participate in GSA's technical committees that are creating and managing the standards that drive the gaming industry. There are levels of membership to fit every organization's needs and budget. Visit www.gamingstandards.com to join GSA today, or for more information on its committees.
About the Gaming Standards Association (GSA): The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) 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 standards to enable interoperability, 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; Playtech, (PTEC.L), Scientific Games International (SGMS), and Sega Sammy Creation, Inc.
Other members include: 3M; Ainsworth Game Technology Inc.; American Gaming Systems; APOLLO GAMES; Appolonia; Atlantic Lottery Corporation; Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH; BMM Testlabs; British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC); Casinos Austria; ComTrade Gaming; Crane Payment Innovations; European Casino Association; FortuNet, Inc. (FTNT); Four Winds Interactive; FutureLogic, Inc.; Gamblit Gaming, LLC; Gaming Laboratories International, Inc. (GLI); Gaming Technologies Association; Gauselman GmbH; Grand Vision Gaming; Intralot S.A. (INLr.AT); Inspired Gaming Group Ltd.; Interblock-USA; Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (ISLE); JCM Global; Jumbo Technology Co. Ltd; Loto-Québec; Macao Polytechnic Institute; Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries; Maxgaming; Multimedia Games (MGAM); Multi-State Lottery Association; Nanoptix, Inc.; Nidec Sankyo Corporation; NRT Technology Corporation; Oregon Lottery; Ortiz Machine Company, LLC; Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN); Radical Blue Gaming; RAY; Seminole Tribe of Florida; Techlink Entertainment International Ltd.; Transact Technologies Incorporated (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.