GSA Japan to change its name

GSA Japan to change its name

Gaming Standards Association (GSA) will now operate as International Gaming Standards Association (IGSA).

Japan.- The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) has announced it will be operating under the name and branding of the “International Gaming Standards Association” or “IGSA” moving forwards.

IGSA Japan guides existing Japanese gaming business entities, manufacturers, suppliers and those that wish to enter the gaming industry, through accepted practices and standards. It also offers unbiased gaming industry information and education on the technical aspects of gaming and regulation to the appropriate authorities.

As part of its ongoing mission, IGSA Japan will hold a gaming educational seminar for invited guests on January 28 in Tokyo.

“For 22 years, IGSA members have been working together to create standards that provide business value for them,” Peter DeRaedt, IGSA President, said.

“IGSA seeks to educate the industry on experiences gained and reasons that our members opted to create a set of standards. IGSA’s mission is to provide unbiased information to the benefit of all parties – regulators, suppliers and operators”, he added.

Takeshi Kaji, IGSA Japan’s managing director, said: “IGSA Japan strives to become a valuable partner to the budding Japanese IR and gaming industries. Working as a guide to all entities, we will support the optimal development of a unique and sustainable Japanese market.”

IGSA Platinum members include Aristocrat Technologies Inc.; International Game Technology (IGT); Microgaming Software Systems, LTD.; NOVOMATIC AG; Playtech, (PTEC.L) & Scientific Games International (SGMS).

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