SOURCE: Gaming Standards Association (GSA)

Gaming Standards Association (GSA)

August 07, 2012 13:52 ET

Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Gathers Internationally Recognized Experts for a Seminar on Collaboration

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Aug 7, 2012) - The Gaming Standards Association, the world's leading standards-setting organization for the gaming industry, has gathered internationally recognized experts for a thought-provoking seminar! Find out what regulations, online gaming, collaboration and standards have to do with shaping the future of the gaming industry.

This event takes place August 22, 2012, in the Pisa/Palermo ballrooms at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. Scheduled to appear are Mark Lipparelli, Chairman of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board; Mario Galea, President of Random Consulting and an expert on remote interactive gaming; and Anthony D. Williams, leading authority on collaborative innovation and co-author (with Don Tapscott) of the groundbreaking bestseller Wikinomics and its follow-up MacroWikinomics: New Solutions for a Connected Planet (Portfolio 2010).

"This is a critically important time in the industry, and we at GSA are pleased to bring this vital discussion to our members. We are grateful to our speakers, who have taken the time out of their limited schedules to share with us their vision for the future of gaming," said Peter DeRaedt, GSA President.

The event is open to all eligible GSA members. To RSVP contact GSA at

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 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.

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

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

Other members include: AGRIC; Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd.; Arrow Gaming; Aruze Gaming America, Inc.; Atlantic Lottery Corporation; Austrian Gaming Industries; BMM Compliance; British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC); British Group; Caesars Entertainment (CZR); Casinos Austria; Casino Technology; Codere, S.A. (CDR.MC); ComTrade; Crane Payment Solutions; European Casino Association; Fortunet, Inc. (FTNT); FutureLogic; Gaming Laboratories International (GLI); Gaming Technology Association; Gauselman GmbH; Grand Vision Gaming; Intralot S.A. (INLr.AT); Isle of Capri Casinos (ISLE); JCM Global; Loto-Québec; Macao Polytechnic Institute; Manitoba Lotteries Corporation; MEI; Mohegan Sun; MotorCity Casino Hotel; Multimedia Games (MGAM); Multi-State Lottery Association; Nanoptix, Inc.; NRT Technology Corporation; Oregon Lottery; Penn National Gaming (PENN); Radical Blue Gaming; Random Consulting; Scientific Games(SGMS); Seminole Tribe of Florida; Shuffle Master, Inc. (SHFL); Station Casinos; Techlink Entertainment International Ltd.; Tipping Point Gaming; Transact Technologies (TACT); UNLV International Gaming Institute; Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.; Western Canada Lottery Corporation.

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Contact Information

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

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