Gaming Laboratories International, Inc. (GLI) Expands Western Regional Office

November 10, 2000

    GLI announced today it has expanded its Western Regional Office by acquiring a second building that will add an additional 10,000 square feet of testing space.  The new building is in the same campus complex and will house its administration, marketing and development personnel as well as engineering / testing space.  The current building totaling 15,000 square feet will be utilized totally for engineering / testing which brings our testing space to approximately 20,000 square feet.  In conjunction with acquiring the additional space GLI has committed to hiring 12-15 new test engineers over the next 12 months bringing its total technical staff to nearly 30 in Colorado.

    "This expansion in Colorado is a commitment by GLI to customer service in terms of providing thorough and timely approvals to the gaming industry", said James R. Maida, President of Gaming Laboratories International, Inc.  "This additional testing space will allow GLI to hire additional personnel to test the newest technology being introduced by manufacturers and continue to ensure to the regulators that the gaming devices and computer systems meet the technical standards in their respective gaming jurisdictions", said Andy Comer, General Manager of the Western Regional Office in Golden, Colorado.

    Gaming Laboratories International, Inc.* currently operates wholly-owned and fully-staffed gaming test laboratories in Toms River, New Jersey, USA; Golden, Colorado, USA; Hillegom in the Netherlands; GLI Africa in Pretoria, South Africa and operates Gaming Laboratories Australia* under license in Adelaide and Sydney.  GLI employees number approximately 130 worldwide, providing more than 30,000 certifications annually to over 360 gaming regulatory bodies worldwide.  GLI was founded in 1989 by James R. Maida and Paul J. Magno and was the first independent laboratory of its kind.

For more information contact Ms. Christie Eickelman at GLI in the United States at (303) 277-1172 or by e-mail at