A Message from the President

5 years ago GSA got its wings. Since then this association has proven itself and provides all of our members a joined platform to work on. Thanks to your continued support we are still able to provide this vital role for our industry...

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Membership Information

Membership Awards:

During our annual meeting the following companies were honored for their 5 years of support of GSA: Acres Gaming, Aristocrat Technologies Inc., Bally Gaming and Systems, CashCode Co., Mikohn Gaming Inc., Sigma Game, and WMS Gaming Inc.

Please welcome our new members who joined in 2003 (to date):

3M Touch Systems Inc., ELO Touchsystems, Foxwood Resort Casino, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corperation, Gametech International.

Alliance Gaming Sales BV, Cadillac Jack, Cyberview Technology Inc., Giesecke & Devrient, Glory USA Inc., Miami Tribe of Okalahoma Business Development, Soanar, Universal Distributing of Nevada

AGMMA - Australian Machine Manufacturers Association

Gaming Consultants International, GGS and BMM

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Committee Update

The GSA has four technical committees which meet monthly. These committees are called Best of Breed (BOB), Gaming Device Standards (GDS), SAS™, and SYSTEM TO SYSTEM™ (S2S).

To read an update on committee activities, please click HERE

GSA in the News

"Gaming Standards Association Releases New Version of Its SAS™ Gaming Machine Protocol"

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To read past press releases please click HERE.

Technology Update

Extensible Markup Language (XML) is a simple, very flexible text format. Originally designed to meet the challenges of large-scale electronic publishing, XML is also playing an increasingly important role in the exchange of a wide variety of data on the Web and elsewhere...

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Upcoming Events





Australian Gaming Expo

Aug 24


10:00a - 5:00p


Aug 25


10:00a - 5:00p


Aug 26


10:00a - 5:00p


G2E Training and Development Institute

Sep 15


11:00a - 12:00p

Protocols 101 - moderator Roger Gros


1:15p - 2:15p

When gaming meets Hospitality - moderator P. DeRaedt


2:30p - 3:30p

The building blocks of slot floor integration - moderator P. Hugill

G2E - Global Gaming Expo

Sep 16


2:00p & 4:00p

SAS6.01 - toolkit demonstration


3:00p & 5:00p

BOB - technical presentation


3:30p, 4:30p

GDS - technical demonstration

Sep 17


2:00p & 4:00p

SAS6.01 - toolkit demonstration


3:00p & 5:00p

BOB - technical presentation


3:30p, 4:30p

GDS - technical demonstration

Sep 18



SAS6.01 - toolkit demonstration



BOB - technical presentation



GDS - technical demonstration

To view GSA sponsored sessions at G2E Training and Development Institute please click HERE

GSA Board of Directors

Chairman: Gregg Solomon, Mandalay Resort Group
Vice Chair: Rich Schneider, Acres Gaming
Secretary: Bruce Rowe, Harrah's Entertainment
Treasurer: Fred Lychock, Shuffle Master Gaming
Joe Bailo, Atronic Americas
Kent Young, Aristocrat Technologies
Mark Lipparelli, Bally Gaming & Systems
Val Levitan, CashCode Co.
Les McMackin, Isle of Capri Casinos
Thomas Nugent, JCM American
Rob Siemasko, WMS Gaming
Steve Sutherland, Konami Gaming

Useful Information to contact the Gaming Standards Association:

GSA Offices
5177 Brandin Court
Fremont, CA 94538
Ph: (510)744-4007 Fax: (510)608-5917
URL: www.gamingstandards.com

Coordinator: Courtney Roberts   Email: croberts@gamingstandards.com
Project Manager: Christine Freytag   Email: pm@gamingstandards.com
Executive Director: Michelle Olesiejuk   Email: ed@gamingstandards.com
President: Peter DeRaedt  (775)829-2336   Email: pres@gamingstandards.com

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