GSA Forward Thinking
A Decade and Counting
"When a small group of industry manufacturers got together a decade ago, it set its sights on moving an extremely proprietary and territorial slot industry toward open standards that would foster innovation and help bring products to market more quickly and efficiently.
From the sidelines as a reporter and editor, I’ve watched the Gaming Standards Association navigate many twists and turns on its long journey. It’s been a mix of positive steps and setbacks, goodwill and hardball. But in the end, after all the turmoil, gaming standards won the day. Why? Because they make sense for the industry, and ultimately, for the only VIP who really matters – the player."