SACRAMENTO, California and Amsterdam, The Netherlands - February 7, 2008 - The Interactive Skill Games Association (ISGA - www.onskill.org), today announced four new members to the association and released details regarding its legislative input in 2008.
Joining the founding member companies, King.com( www.king.com) and Fun Technologies ( www.funtechnologies.com), are new members; Tournament Games ( www.tournamentgames.com), GameColony
( www.gamecolony.com), QuizArt.com ( www.quizart.com) and Trivya ( www.trivya.com). Potential new members are currently in discussion.
"The ISGA is moving quickly to create a unified voice for the
interactive skill games industry and to gain a seat at the legislative table where new laws and regulations have an impact on our rapidly growing market," said Harlan W. Goodson, president of the Interactive Skills Games Association. "As the industry's voice, the ISGA will ensure our message is heard louder than ever before and we look forward to working with law makers and regulators to address issues of common concern."
In June 2008 the ISGA will present at the North American Gaming Regulators Association (NAGRA - www.nagra.org) where it will outline distinctions between games of skill and games of chance. In recent months, the ISGA provided written testimony to the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Internet gaming and met with many U.S. Congressional offices to offer additional insight, recommendations, and guidelines to lawmakers.
The ISGA welcomes new members that qualify for membership. Benefits of membership include quarterly updates on state-by-state and federal law developments, access to the ISGA's state-by-state blocking guidelines and the ISGA's skill games policy document.
About the Interactive Skill Games Association
Founded in August 2007 by FUN Technologies Inc. and King.com, the Interactive Skill Games Association (ISGA) was specifically created to promote the understanding and development of the interactive skill games industry in North America and to promote a broader and deeper understanding of the interactive skill games industry amongst regulators and lawmakers alike. The ISGA's Business Code of Practice ensures the highest levels of reputation and integrity are maintained in the industry, through continued and consistent compliance with relevant state and federal legislation. The ISGA is based is Sacramento, California and can be found online at: www.onskill.org.
Tel: +1 415 823-9566
Harlan W Goodson
Interactive Skill Games Association
Tel: +1 916 442-1562