SOURCE: Gaming Standards Association

Gaming Standards Association

October 19, 2009 13:29 ET

Gaming Standards Association Names Fantini's Gaming Report Its Official Publication

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - The Gaming Standards Association, the leading standards-setting organization and standards authority for the worldwide gaming industry, has entered into an agreement with Fantini Research and has named Fantini's Gaming Report the official U.S.-based publication of GSA. Additionally, publisher Frank Fantini will deliver the keynote address at GSA's Annual Meeting, held during the Global Gaming Expo on November 18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Room N232 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific.

Fantini's Gaming Report is the industry's daily newspaper -- without the paper. It is the most complete coverage of the gaming industry available anywhere. Five days a week, Fantini's Gaming Report is conveniently delivered by email. It is packed with information covering gaming enterprises in every jurisdiction. Readers receive company earnings highlights, state revenue stats, trends, personnel changes, conference call schedules and a synopsis of items from newspapers around the nation including news on Native American gaming, international developments, and more.

GSA President Peter DeRaedt said, "We are very pleased with this new relationship between GSA and Fantini Research. With its large readership, in-depth research and technology-driven platform, Fantini's Gaming Report is a great fit with GSA's global membership that researches the best technological solutions for the industry."

Editor and Publisher of Fantini's Gaming Report Frank Fantini said, "We're proud to be affiliated with the Gaming Standards Association. The organization pulls the industry together to assure that the revolutionary and technological progress being made can be productively implemented. The future growth of our industry will be aided by the work of GSA and its member companies."

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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. Since its incorporation on May 6, 1998, GSA has members representing a wide cross section of the global gaming industry.

GSA's new Game to System (G2S) Protocol has been named "Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology" by Global Gaming Business Magazine, one of the "Top Three International Gaming Products" by IGWB 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 AMX; Aristocrat Technologies Inc.; Bally Technologies, Inc. (BYI); GTECH Corporation (LTO); Harrah's Entertainment; International Game Technology (IGT); Konami Gaming Inc.; MEI; NCR Corporation (NCR); Seminole Tribe of Florida; Techlink Entertainment International Ltd. and WMS Gaming Inc. (WMS). Other members include: 3M Touch Systems (MMM); Ainsworth Game Technology, Ltd.; Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission; American Gaming Systems; Ameristar Casinos, Inc.; Aruze Gaming America, Inc.; Atlantic Lottery Corporation; Atronic Americas LLC; Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH; BMM Compliance; BCLC; CashCode Company Inc.; Codere, S.A.; De Vocht Expert Services; DigiTech Systems Co., Ltd.; Euro Games Technology; FutureLogic, Inc; GameLogic, Inc.; GameTech International; Gaming Laboratories International, LLC; Gaming Technologies Association; Giesecke & Devrient; GGS-US LTD; Global Gaming Research Center; Grand Vision Gaming, LLC; Hydako Co., Ltd.; Intel Corporation (INTC); International Games System Co., Ltd; Intralot S.A. (INLr.AT); Las Vegas Gaming, Inc.; Loto-Quebec; Macao Polytechnic Institute; Manitoba Lotteries Corp.; MGM MIRAGE (MGM); Money Controls; MotorCity Casino; Multimedia Games, Inc. (MGAM); Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL); Nanoptix, Inc.; New Wave Automation; Nick Farley & Associates; NRT Technology Corporation; Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation; Oracle; Oregon Lottery; Penn National Gaming, Inc.; Scientific Games (SGMS); Shuffle Master, Inc.(SHFL); SIQ; Tabcorp Holdings Limited; Tech Results; Technical Systems Testing; Transact Technologies (TACT); UNLV International Gaming Institute; Video Gaming Technologies, Inc.; WCLC Sask VLT Division; Western Money Systems and Zest Gaming SpA. For more information, visit

About Fantini Research and Fantini's Gaming Report: With years of experience as a writer, publisher, and private investor, Frank Fantini offers many insights of the gaming and casino industry. Fantini's Gaming Report is a complete digest of news covering gaming enterprises throughout the USA as well as internationally. Sent 5 days per week via email, subscribers get a synopsis of current news which includes items from newspapers around the nation, press releases, personnel changes, jurisdictional and legislative news, as well as analyst research, items on Native American gaming, international developments, earnings and monthly revenue stats, conference call schedules, trends and more. It is the most comprehensive report available. CEOs, CFOs, other top executives of casinos, gaming companies, and their suppliers, all subscribe, as do lawyers, accountants, institutional investors, and nearly all Wall Street and other financial analysts. For more information, please visit

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    Peter DeRaedt
    Gaming Standards Association
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