INTRALOT’s VLT SYSTEM CERTIFIED BY GSA - FIRST TO RECEIVE GSA TRANSPORT AND SECURITY CERTIFICATION
INTRALOT is the first international vendor to receive the Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Point to Point SOAP/HTTPS Transport and Security Specification and one of the two companies that have been certified internationally according to the GSA Game to System (G2S) Message Protocol standard, both of them for its VLT Monitoring system, iGEM.
iGEM is a multi-protocol system, that enables the simultaneous support of both state- of- the art G2S slot machines and legacy machines through the use of innovative protocol converters. The full suite of the system has a number of features, including real time monitoring and control, remote configuration, game authentication, TITO and cashless, player club and responsible gaming, enhanced reporting and accounting, local and wide area progressives and mystery jackpots and more.
Mr. Peter DeRaedt, President of GSA, stated: “GSA is pleased to have one of our long-time member companies achieve this important certification milestone. We created the Certification Program so that operators could buy with confidence knowing their products were interoperable with GSA standards, and we are very happy that INTRALOT has met the very high standards of certification."
INTRALOT Gaming Solutions Director, Mr. Theodosios Engelis, stated: “At INTRALOT we are always embracing innovation and seeking to receive standard certifications that drive efficiency, progress and ultimately, profit for our customers across geographies. This double certification enables us to offer our customers the confidence that our iGEM system will efficiently support multi-vendor gaming now and in the future.”
INTRALOT’s iGEM G2S system has been deployed and is currently operational in Victoria – Australia and in Ohio, to monitor thousands of machines of different protocols, through the use of a number of G2S protocol converters. Earlier versions of the system have been deployed and are currently operational in New Zealand, Peru Jamaica and other countries.
The compliance testing process of iGEM host was performed by Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), an internationally established company and leading provider of independent testing, inspection, certification and consultation services in the field of Gaming technology.
The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) is an international trade association that creates benefits for gaming manufacturers, suppliers, operators and regulators. GSA facilitates the identification, definition, development, promotion and implementation of standards to enable interoperability, innovation, education and communication for the benefit of the entire industry.
Game to System (G2S) is a standard related to the communication protocol for the exchange of information between Electronic Gaming Machines (EGMs) and back-of-house systems. G2S is the protocol that connects the slot machine (EGM – Electronic Gaming Device) to the host systems. This protocol enables software download, remote configuration, and remote software verification, which are completely new features for the class III gaming industry.
INTRALOT, a public listed company, is the leading supplier of integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, innovative game content, sports betting management and interactive gaming services to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide. Its broad portfolio of products & services, its know-how of Lottery, Betting, Racing & Video Lottery operations and its leading-edge technology, give INTRALOT a competitive advantage, which contributes directly to customers’ efficiency, profitability and growth. With presence in 56 jurisdictions, more than 5.500 people and revenues of €1.4 billion for 2012, INTRALOT has established its presence on all 5 continents.