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June 14, 2005 Peter DeRaedt President Gaming Standards Association. Asian Gaming Expo Global Gaming Machine Development. Global Trends. Gaming Transformation from Standalone to Distribution Channel Methodology Remote Configuration (supported by current technology) Initial game setup - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Asian Gaming ExpoGlobal Gaming Machine DevelopmentJune 14, 2005Peter DeRaedtPresident Gaming Standards Association

  • Global TrendsGaming Transformation from Standalone to Distribution Channel MethodologyRemote Configuration (supported by current technology)Initial game setupAdjust pay tableDownload will drive new floor network technology Code (game or peripheral)Game themesServer based gaming linking of playersOperatorsStreamline OperationInvestment Protection: smooth migration path > software distributionInteroperability Exit StrategyManufacturersNetwork Centric vs Game Centric Avoid duplication of efforts on non-core technology

  • The New Economy in GamingConversion to networked EGMs is inevitableGaining a significant share of the distribution channels is keySoftware authentication is a key componentComputer networks rule > this will be the same in gamingIndustry battle Control of distribution channels gaming floor networkIP/Licensing fees access fees and potential annual tariffsUSPTO: Is the use of existing IT technology in EGMs non-obvious?

    Open industry protocols are key to ensure fair battle ground

  • Gaming Standards Association - GSAInternational trade association representing gaming manufacturers, suppliers, operators Incorporated in 1998 as a non-profit association in CACurrently 65+ global membersReceived member commitment: $5.9M in cash and $30M in additional resources Developed 3 core communication protocol standardsReduced all standards to practice

  • Membership Composition

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    32

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    Global membership MIX

    N. America38

    Europe13

    Australasia7

    Japan6

    64

    Operators/Hotel11

    Manufacturers32

    OEM11

    Affiliates4

    Advisors6

    64

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  • Global Membership

    Chart1

    38

    13

    7

    6

    Sheet1

    Global membership MIX

    N. America38

    Europe13

    Australasia7

    Japan6

    64

    Operators/Hotel11

    Manufacturers32

    OEM11

    Affiliates4

    Advisors6

    64

    Sheet1

    &A

    Page &P

    Sheet2

    &A

    Page &P

    Sheet3

  • Enable Communication on Three Levels

  • Dataflow without Standards

  • Dataflow with Standards

  • High-level BOB Network FeaturesHigh-speed communications between EGMs and Host systems (TCP/IP)Standard network equipment and protocols link EGMs to Host systemsEGMs can communicate with multiple HostsDifferent Hosts can manage different applicationsOne Host can manage vouchers while another manages player tracking

  • Key Features of GSA StandardsOffer 360 visibility of data communicationSupport all existing features operators are used to todayDesigned to meet the needs of casino, lottery and central-determination (class II) applicationsOffer advanced featuresRemote floor configurationVideo Lottery Extensions Central program authentication Detailed diagnostic dataSupport server based gamingDynamic game configurationPeripheral and game code downloadingProgram authenticationExtensible

  • GSA Certification GSA Compliance testing is NOT Regulatory ApprovalIndependent testing by 3rd party lab using GSA tools and pre-defined test scriptsAll parties benefit throughImproved speed to market for productsProducts work together when they show up on your floorPlug and Play (easier installs, reduced service calls)Protocol certification streamlines the Regulatory process Reduces the quantity and variety of tests that must be performedIf both devices are certified, they should work together the first time they are connected (like your PC and printer)

  • Companies supporting GSA StandardsAristocrat Asahi SeikoAtronic GamingBally Gaming & SystemsCashCodeCoin Mechanisms, Inc. CirsaHarrahs EntertainmentIGT JCMKonami GamingMars ElectronicsMGMMoneyControls Multimedia GamesNRTNova GamingProgressive GamingRevive PartnersR FrancoRocket GamingSeminole TribeWMS Gaming

    Gaming Standards Associationwww.gamingstandards.comGaming Standards Associationwww.gamingstandards.com