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May

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

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Orion Security Solutions sent two executives and 2 of our sales team to the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) trade show in San Diego, CA. The NIGA show featured many new items and offerings for the gaming industry and showcased many educational seminars related to managing and operating casinos. One of the other hot topics discussed at NIGA was online gaming. NIGA brought experts in to discuss the pros and cons of online gaming and some of the challenges that states have in getting it approved. Two states have already received permission and are operating online gaming sites, but have difficulties that have to be addressed if the endeavor is going to be successful.

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30
Aug

Redundancy for Gaming Industry

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Most aspects of life experience change. Standards and policies are no different. The regulations regarding surveillance in gaming institutions, namely casinos, will change significantly if the proposed modifications to the Minimum Internal Control Standards (MICS) are approved. These modifications have been considered for nearly 2 years and apparently are now ready to pass. The most significant of the regulations is regarding redundancy for the gaming industry as a whole. The proposed language specifies true redundancy. In fact, the language stipulates the video recording system must be designed such that no video recording is lost due to the failure of any single component. The redundancy language that is actually proposed is below (copied from standards). “(v) Have a media storage system that is configured so that a failure of any single component will result in no loss of data from the media storage system.”

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