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US – IAGR and IGSA announce collaboration for effective and efficient gaming regulation

In a first for both organisations, the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) and the International Gaming Standards Association (IGSA) are pleased to announce a collaboration aimed at maximising opportunities for effective and efficient gaming regulation. In announcing the initiative IAGR President Mr Mabutho Zwane said, “As regulators, we recognise that dialogue with industry is…

US – International Gaming Standards Association working towards the new normal

The International Gaming Standards Association (IGSA) is working alongside the Gaming Industry to adjust to the new normal. IGSA worked quickly early in the year to turn our 2020 strategy into one that would continue to support the industry during these challenging times. For education, IGSA continues to produce the YouTube Webinar Series, “IGSA Conversations.”…

Japan – Gaming Standards Association Japan will hold technical seminar and announces new name

In 2019, the Gaming Standards Association (GSA) established a strong presence in Japan by establishing GSA Japan. GSA Japan joins the other GSA regional offices in Europe, Macau and North America. To this effect, GSA will now operate under the name and branding of the “International Gaming Standards Association” or “IGSA” with the new website…

US – Ohio Casino Control Commission using GSA’s CDI Standard

Using multiple independent test labs for gaming equipment testing can lead to some operational issues related to data collection. The Ohio Casino Control Commission has found an innovative solution to the challenge: The Certification Database Interface (CDI) standard from the Gaming Standards Association. The Commission has been using GSA’s CDI standard since January 2018 and…

US – GSA reelects Novomatic’s Roman Czubak as Chairman

The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) recently held elections for its Board of Directors. The officers and members represent the broad diversity of companies in and facets of the global gaming industry. Returning as Chair is Roman Czubak, Head of Sales CEE, and returning as Treasurer is Byron Bridger, Vice President of Information Technology at Atlantic…

Japan – Gaming Standards Association establishes GSA Japan

The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) has established a presence in Japan. GSA Japan will provide relevant educational services and act as a conduit offering unbiased gaming industry information and education on the technical aspects of gaming and regulation to the relevant authorities, as well as Japanese business entities that wish to enter the gaming industry….

Malta – GSA Europe’s Managing Director elected co-lead of CEN’s TC456 Committee

GSA Europe’s Managing Director Mark Pace has been elected by the Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN) to lead the creation of a European Union online gaming reporting standard. CEN has established Technical Committee 456 to create this standard in support of online gambling supervision. GSA Europe joined Technical Committee 456 as a Liaison Organization in…

US – GLI publicly releases new technical standard for events betting

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has publicly released its landmark “GLI-33: Event Wagering Systems” standard. The technical standard, which has been adopted by several state and tribal regulators, represents the most highly developed set of technical requirements and practices available for sports wagering systems. Upon its release, several regulatory bodies and industry experts immediately adopted and/or…

US – GSA launches System-to-System Standards

The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) recently released 11 new mature standards, among which is an updated S2S (System-to-System) standard and a new specification called SSI (Simple System Interface). The new S2S and SSI are purposefully designed to increase operator and developer efficiencies and, because they align with G2S, unleash R&D potential. In its new release,…