Published: May 17, 2019

Gaming Standards Association Celebrates 10 Years of Partnership with the Macao Polytechnic Institute

Gaming Standards Association Celebrates 10 Years of Partnership with the Macao Polytechnic Institute


Macao, S.A.R., (May 16, 2019) – The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) and the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) are celebrating an important milestone – 10 years of partnership and research. Over the past 10 years, the partnership has resulted in increased education, standards advances, and gaming technology research, each of which has benefitted the global gaming industry.


“When we first began exploring the idea of a partnership between GSA and MPI, we found we shared a desire to educate young people about the technical issues that support the gaming business. Further, we wanted to create more awareness of the industry and the standards it challenged us to develop, all while staying alert to the role that new technologies can play especially in Asia,” said GSA President Peter DeRaedt. “Ten years later, I am grateful for the dedication of President Im Sio Kei and the entire staff at the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI) for our collaboration to further education and innovation in the gaming industry.


Macao Polytechnic Institute offers degrees in Gaming and Recreation Management, carries out academic research in gaming and recreation, and provides casino management courses, with the mission of nurturing high-quality gaming management professionals and contributing to the development of Macao.


In addition to Macao, GSA has strategically located offices around the world, including GSA USA in Las Vegas, GSA Europe in Malta, and GSA Japan in Tokyo.


There is a level of membership for every type of company. Is your organization interested in working with GSA on the creation of future standards? Please join us – visit to learn more, and follow GSA on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook.


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


Other members include: Adlink Technology Inc.; Ainsworth Game Technology Inc.; Alphaslot; Amatic Industries GmbH; AmTote International; APEX pro gaming; Ares Way; Aruze Gaming America, Inc.; Atlantic Lottery Corporation; AxesNetwork Solutions Inc.; BMM Testlabs; Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited; Canadian Gaming Association; Casinos Austria; ComTrade Gaming; Combination AB; Crane Payment Innovations (CPI); European Casino Association; Everi; Fortunet; Foxwoods Resort Casino; Gaming Laboratories International, LLC. (GLI); Gaming Consultants International; Gaming Technologies Association; Gauselman GmbH; Genlot Game Technology Co., Ltd.; Grand Vision Gaming; Incredible Technologies; Intralot S.A. (INLr.AT); Inspired Gaming Group Ltd.; Interblock USA; JCM Global; Macao Polytechnic Institute; Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association; Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Corporation; Maxgaming; Mobile Gaming Monitoring On GmbH; Multi-State Lottery Association; Nidec Sankyo Corporation; Oregon Lottery; Paltronics Australasia Pty. Ltd.; PSM Tech; PVS Australia Pty, Ltd.; Quixant; Radical Blue Gaming; Random Consulting; Sega Sammy Creation, Inc.; Seminole Tribe of Florida; Seoul National University of Science & Technology; Smernax Holdings Ltd.; Synergy Blue; U1 Gaming; Universal de Desarrollos Electronicos, S.A.; UNLV International Gaming Institute; VEIKKAUS; Western Canada Lottery Corporation.


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Paul Speirs-Hernandez

Steinbeck Communications/Red Wagon Institute

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