LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jan 19, 2012) - The Gaming Standards Association, the world's leading standards-setting organization for the gaming industry, recently welcomed two new Platinum members. In addition, the association welcomes seven new members. Further, six members have upgraded their membership status in recognition of and support for the evolution of standards.

AG 18, LLC of California, Arcade Game Regional Innovation Center (AGRIC) of South Korea, and Tipping Point Gaming of Nevada are joining GSA as Silver members. Station Casinos of Nevada, British Group of Newfoundland, Canada, and Grand Vision Gaming of Montana are joining at GSA's new Bronze membership level.

Six current members upgraded their membership. Upgrading from Silver to Gold are the Atlantic Lottery Corporation, Multimedia Games, Oregon Lottery, and WCLC. BMM Compliance and Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) both upgraded from Associate members to Silver.

"GSA continues to grow on every continent and in every aspect of the gaming industry. Our members are the driving force behind GSA and our standards. Together, our member companies are forever changing the casino gaming industry, and we extend an open hand to all companies to join us in forging the new vision of gaming," said GSA President Peter DeRaedt.

GSA members enjoy extensive benefits that improve with each heightened level of membership. All GSA members enjoy the benefits of access to GSA standards, a privilege limited to GSA members only. Full benefits information can be found on the GSA website at

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: 3M Touch Systems (MMM); AG 18, LLC; AGRIC (Arcade Game Regional Innovation Center); Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd.; 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; Crane Payment Solutions; DR Gaming Technology Europe; Eclipse Testing; Euro Games Technology Ltd.; European Casino Association; FutureLogic; Gaming Laboratories International (GLI); Grand Vision Gaming; GTA; Intralot S.A. (INLr.AT); Isle of Capri Casinos; 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; 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

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