Playtech joins Gaming Standards Association as a platinum member
Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of
software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming
industry, is very pleased to announce its membership of the Gaming
Standard Association (‘GSA’) as a platinum member.
The new membership will see Playtech take an active role in defining
global gaming standards as part of GSA’s Online Gaming Committee. GSA
facilitates the identification, definition, development, promotion and
implementation of standards to enable interoperability, innovation,
education and communication in the global gaming industry.
As a market leader, Playtech will proactively contribute and lead the
online category for the benefit of all gaming manufacturers, suppliers,
operators, players and regulators alike. Playtech brings proven
experience in online, mobile and retail gaming across a range of
products, including casino, poker, bingo and games. Its technology is
used to manage more than 30,000 gaming machines and 50 casinos using a
cross-platform functionality that facilitates a multi-product and
multi-channel gaming experience.
Additionally, Playtech’s Information Management Solution operates as an
open platform that integrates with any third party provider content.
Playtech is a proven expert in regulated markers and operates in many
countries including the UK, Italy, France, Spain, and Finland and is due
to enter the Dutch market in the near future with Holland Casino.
With such strong industry experience, coupled with extensive knowledge
of regulated markets, Playtech will be able to help the GSA form global
online standards that will benefit the gaming industry as a whole.
Shay Segev, Playtech’s COO, commented, “Playtech brings proven
experience to GSA and we are very excited to join GSA as a platinum
member. We strongly believe our extensive industry experience will
enable us to contribute significantly to GSA’s gaming standards for the
benefit of the entire industry. It will also allow us to enhance our
open platform functionality and ensure unification across provider’s
offerings, which will enable endless possibilities in terms of content
integration. Such amalgamation will satisfy both operator’s and
GSA President Peter DeRaedt said, “Playtech joining the association
will be a driving force supporting our strategic plan and ensuring the
association’s continued relevance within the industry. As a Platinum
member, and with their vast experience and knowledge in the interactive
gaming market, Playtech will take a leadership role in our Online Gaming
Committee (OGC). The OGC is just beginning its efforts to create online
gaming standards, and GSA encourages like-minded businesses to join us
so that they, too, can provide direct input into the future of online