Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Announces 2019 Board of Directors

NOVOMATIC’s Roman Czubak Re-elected Chair; James Anastasio, from Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries Elected Vice-Chair.

The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) recently held elections for its Board of Directors. The officers and members represent the broad diversity of companies in and facets of the global gaming industry.

Returning as Chair is Roman Czubak, Head of Sales CEE, and returning as Treasurer is Byron Bridger, Vice President of Information Technology at Atlantic Lottery.

New officers are James Anastasio, Director, Strategic Gaming Development, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries, who was elected Vice-Chair, and Earle G. Hall, CEO of AXES Network, who was elected Secretary.

Returning as Board Members are:

  • Adrian Marcu, Vice President of Architecture, IGT
  • Randy Hedrick, Vice President, Advanced Development & Hardware Engineering, Scientific Games
  • Chris Hobbs, Director of Corporate Affairs, Microgaming
  • Syed Hussain, Chief Information Officer, Oregon Lottery
  • Francesco Rodano, Chief Policy Officer, Playtech

Also joining GSA’s Board is Nimish Purohit, Sr. Director of Technical Compliance at Aristocrat Technologies.

“This is an exciting time in the gaming industry. Technologies advance and change daily, and that gives suppliers and operators an ever-evolving toolbox to entertain players. That evolution is what makes GSA standards so vital,” Czubak said.

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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; Appolonia; Ares Way; Aruze Gaming America, Inc.; Atlantic Lottery Corporation; AxesNetwork Solutions Inc.; BMM Testlabs; Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited; Canadian Gaming Association; Casinos Austria; Cashpoint Payment Solutions; ComTrade Gaming; Combination AB; Crane Payment Innovations (CPI); DRGT Europe; 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; House Advantage; 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.; 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; Wojskowe Zaklady Lacznosci Nr 1 S.A.