SOURCE: Gaming Standards Association (GSA)

Gaming Standards Association (GSA)

March 01, 2012 15:00 ET

Gaming Standards Association's New Board of Directors Represents Wide Cross-Section of Gaming Industry

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Mar 1, 2012) - The Gaming Standards Association, the world's leading standards-setting organization for the gaming industry, recently elected new Board leadership, and the members represent a wide range of the gaming industry.

Adrian Marcu, Vice President of Global Technical Architecture at IGT, will serve as GSA's Chairman. Elected as Vice Chair was Walt Eisele, Vice President Technology at Bally Technologies. Now serving as Treasurer is Mark Pace, VP Network Gaming Engineering & Operations for WMS Gaming. Rick Gilhuly, Chief Information Officer for Manitoba Lotteries Corp., will serve as GSA's Secretary.

GSA Board of Directors' members are Don Doucet, SPIELO; Syed Hussain, Oregon State Lottery; Julius Patta, Aristocrat Technologies; Melissa Price, Caesars Entertainment; Klaus Peltsch, Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation; Jeannie-Marie Wilkins, Isle of Capri Casinos; and Jeff Wyton, Alberta Gaming & Liquor Commission.

"We are delighted with our new leadership team. We are also very excited that our Board of Directors represents such a broad spectrum of the gaming industry, because GSA standards are beneficial to the entire industry," said GSA President Peter DeRaedt.

Membership in GSA comes with a wealth of privileges, and there is a GSA membership level to fit every company's goals and budget. For a complete listing of benefits and for more information, please visit or call +1 (510) 492-4060.

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 (AGLC); Aristocrat Technologies Inc.; Bally Technologies, Inc. (BYI); International Game Technology (IGT); Konami Gaming Inc.; Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG); SPIELO (an affiliate of GTECH LTO.MI), and WMS Gaming Inc. (WMS).

Other members include: AGRIC (Arcade Game Regional Innovation Center); 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; Codere, S.A.; ComTrade; European Casino Association; Fortunet, Inc.; FutureLogic; Gaming Laboratories International (GLI); Gaming Technology Association; Grand Vision Gaming; GTA; Intralot S.A. (INLr.AT); Isle of Capri Casinos; JCM Global; LotoQuebec; Macao Polytechnic Institute; Manitoba Lotteries Corporation; MEI; Multimedia Games (MGAM); Multi-State Lottery Association; NRT Technology Corporation; Oregon Lottery; Penn National Gaming; Radical Blue Gaming; Random Gaming; 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 (WCLC).

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Contact Information

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

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