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Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Partners With Clarion Events at GiGse 2014

Join GSA for a Special Briefing on Harmonization & Update on Online Gaming Standards (July 01, 2014)

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 07/01/14 -- The importance of standards for the iGaming industry will be a key focus of an intense presentation at GiGse 2014 by the Gaming Standards Association (GSA), the leading standards-setting body for the global gaming industry,

GSA is an official sponsor of GiGse, which takes place July 14-16 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco. GSA members get a 10 percent discount on a GiGse Conference pass. To take advantage of this special offer, members should contact Shane.Mortimer@clarionevents.com.

The partnership between GSA and Clarion is highlighted when GSA's Protocol Director, Ethan Tower, will address attendees in the session, "Gaming Standards Association Briefing: Making the Worldwide Harmonization of Online Gaming Possible." The session is on day 2 of the conference, Tuesday, July 15 from 2:40 - 4:10 p.m. (Pacific Time) in the Golden Gate Room. GSA's President, Peter DeRaedt and Mario Galea of Random Consulting will also participate on the panel. In the session, attendees will gain a better understanding of the fact that as iGaming becomes a reality in more jurisdictions, the need for standards is becoming increasingly apparent. Operators and regulators are looking for standards-based solutions to common industry problems.

Examples of common problems that could be solved by standards are third-party game integration, payment processing, geo-location, central monitoring and regulatory reporting. During this session, GSA will discuss its efforts to bring standardization and harmonization to iGaming and its view of the future.


GSA's Online Gaming Committee is moving quickly to develop an online gaming standard addressing these issues. Only GSA members can participate, and online gaming companies are encouraged to join GSA to ensure their voice is heard.

GSA has a wide range of membership options 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 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; eBet Gaming Systems Pty, Ltd.; European Casino Association; FortuNet, Inc. (FTNT); Four Winds Interactive; FutureLogic, Inc.; Gamblit Gaming, LLC; Gaming Laboratories International, LLC. (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); Random Consulting; RAY; Reel Time Gaming; 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.

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


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