Company history

The company known as Gold Standard Games/Shelti has a rich history of building the highest quality games to meet the exacting standards of devoted players. The very building which Gold Standard Games occupies has been producing superior arcade quality games for over 65 years! Yes, for the first 50 years of its life, the company that preceded Shelti made the world’s leading coin-operated pool tables enjoyed by players worldwide.

In 2010, Shelti was purchased by Mark Robbins, a former world air hockey champion. Robbins is best known in the coin-operated games industry for resurrecting the game of air hockey from commercial oblivion through his design, promotion, and sales work with Dynamo Corporation in the 1980’s and early 1990’s. A revitalized Gold Standard Games now features a well-stocked inventory of top quality games for both commercial establishments and the home. At the same time, improvements are being made to all game tables based on feedback from both players and game operators. A new line of premium quality air hockey tables is currently in development, and will join Gold Standard Games’ existing line of coin-op and recroom games. Today, Gold Standard Games builds recreational games for the home and sophisticated electronic games for the coin-op industry, including the Gold Standard Games air hockey tables, Pro Foos foosball tables, Bayside pool tables, Shelti Eye2 electronic dartboard, and the new Shelti RD online communicating dart game.