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G2S Message Protocol Extension 1a2

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Publication Date: 2011-Jul-13

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Abstract

The GSA® Game to System™ (G2S) Message Protocol provides an XML based standard of communications between gaming devices (such as game software, meters, and hoppers) and gaming management systems (such as progressives, cashless, and accounting). This document describes Extension 1a to G2S message protocol versions 1.x. Extensions to the player class for award limits and eligibility, and for wager match functionality.

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G2S™ MESSAGE PROTOCOL EXTENSION 1A2 Game To System

Gaming Standards Association G2S Technical Committee

Released: 2010/05/07

Document ID: gsa-p0075.011.02

Released 2010/05/07, by Gaming Standards Association (GSA).

NOTE: The user's attention is called to the possibility that compliance with this [standard/

specification] may require use of an invention covered by patent rights. By publication of this

[standard/specification], GSA takes no position with respect to the validity of any such patent rights

or their impact on this [standard/specification]. Similarly, GSA takes no position with respect to the

terms or conditions under which such rights may be made available from the holder of any such rights.

Contact GSA for further information.

Copyright © 2010 Gaming Standards Association (GSA). All rights reserved. All trademarks used

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the puzzle-piece GSA logo are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of the Gaming Standards

Association.

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I About This Document

The GSA Game to System™ (G2S) Message Protocol provides an XML based standard of communications

between gaming devices (such as game software, meters, and hoppers) and gaming management systems (such

as progressives, cashless, and accounting).

This document describes Extension 1ato G2S message protocol versions 1.x.

I.I Acknowledgements

The Gaming Standards Association would like to express its appreciation to IGT for its contribution of the

extensions described in this document.

I.II About GSA Protocol Extensions

Adoption of extensions to GSA protocols is governed by GSA Policy GP128, available for download from the

main GSA web site.

Extensions to a GSA protocol are developed by a GSA member and donated to GSA unconditionally. When

an extension is approved by a technical committee and/or the GSA Board of Directors, it is initially

documented separately, as in this document, but is then scheduled for inclusion in the next major revision of

the associated GSA protocol.

Extension documents only define the extended components of a GSA protocol and must be used in

conjunction with the original GSA protocol on which the extension is based. For example: in an extension to

the G2S protocol, if the extension adds new attributes to an existing command that originally contained several

attributes, the extension documentation will not document those original attributes, which are already

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