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Alan Burak who is the Show Manager and organizer of the event
2014-04-21
The 10th edition of SAGSE Central America & Caribbean is getting close
(SoloAzar Exclusive) With Less than a month before the start of the Expo and Congress SAGSE Central America & Caribbean, Soloazar spoke exclusively to Alan Burak who is the Show Manager and organizer of the event, where He understood that "after 10 years of steady growth, the objective is to meet the needs of the sector at the regional and international level"
2014-04-21
Alfastreet attends this year’s G2E in Macau
(Macau).- Alfastreet is exhibiting at one of the biggest gaming exhibitions in Asia, G2E, at the Venetian in Macau 20th - 22th of May. They will present their best and latest products among which are the latest edition of the evergreen R8 automated roulette, the WOF, the popular SL single and the brand new single terminal, Wiky. All of the machines are recognizable by its refined design and perfect ergonomics and are as well extremely technologically advanced. People who will attend their booth will also be able to test them firsthand as all of the machines will be connected to automated and live games like roulette, sic bo, baccarat and others.
Joe Sigrist, IGT VP Game Development and Global Product Management
2014-04-21
IGT Taps Wildly Popular tokidoki Lifestyle Brand for Slot Creation
(Las Vegas).– Gaming entertainment leader IGT (NYSE: IGT), today announced that it has licensed the popular tokidoki brand to develop compelling, casino slot machine content. IGT will launch new tokidoki-themed games starting in 2015 at select casino properties in Singapore and Macau. IGT will also make its tokidoki-themed games available in additional casino markets throughout the world.
2014-04-21
NEWave® Brings Award-winning Compliance Solutions to Southern Gaming Summit
(Las Vegas).– NEWave’s compliance, audit, document and data software solutions can be found in casinos across the southern United States. Now NEWave®, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry, is bringing its award-winning software suites to Southern Gaming Summit.
JCM Vice President of Global Sales Mark Henderson
2014-04-21
JCM Global Brings Award-Winning Line of Transaction Technologies to Southern Gaming Summit
(Las Vegas).– JCM Global, the gaming industry’s leading transaction technologies supplier, has been serving casino operators across the southern United States since 1992, and now the company is bringing its award-winning line of validators, printers and displays to the Southern Gaming Summit.
2014-04-16
Casino Technology continues its Latin American expansion
(Colombia, Uruguay and Chile).- Casino Technology, the Bulgaria-based slots manufacturer, is continuing its strong expansion in Latin America by offering customers profitable products and innovative solutions.
2014-04-16
Spielo systems will be presented at G2E Asia by GTECH
(Macao).- GTECH is showcasing new and award-winning products from its Spielo Casino Systems solutions and Spielo slot gaming product portfolios at G2E Asia, held on May 20-22, 2014, at the Venetian Macao.
Sebastian Salat, President, WMS International
2014-04-16
WMS Wins Largest Share in Swedish Casino Cosmopol Tender
(Chicago and Barcelona).– WMS Gaming Inc., a Scientific Games company, is pleased to announce that Casino Cosmopol, a wholly owned subsidiary of Svenska Spel, has released the final results of its tender for slot machines, with WMS winning 30% of the total order size, the single largest share awarded in the tender.
Aristocrat Vice President of System Sales and Marketing Kelly Shaw
2014-04-16
Property is First in Iowa to Install the Bonusing Suite
Aristocrat to Install Comprehensive SpeedSolutions™ Bonusing at Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino Hotel in Altoona, Iowa
(Las Vegas).– Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat has been selected to install its entire Oasis 360™ SpeedSolutions™ bonusing suite at Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino Hotel in Altoona, Iowa.
Travis Foley, EVP Operations - BMM Americas
2014-04-15
BMM Testlabs announces approval from COLJUEGOS
(Colombia).- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy announced today that it has received approval and final accreditation from COLJUEGOS.
Playtech COO Shay Segev
2014-04-15
Playtech's Multi-Channel Solution completely changes the betting shop experience
(UK).- Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, is delighted to announce the successful launch of its ground-breaking "multi-channel" solution - which is leading a revolution in the betting shop arena.
Seth Palansky
2014-04-15
New study about online gambling Cities
(United States).- Caesars Interactive Entertainment has released important information for the future about which New Jersey towns have the most people gambling online.
Toni Martinez, IGT VP of North American Sales
2014-04-15
IGT Turns The Bayou Blue At Southern Gaming Summit
(Las Vegas).- Gaming entertainment leader, IGT (NYSE: IGT) will bring a rich portfolio of captivating games and dynamic systems solutions to the Southern Gaming Summit (SGS), May 6-8 in Biloxi, Miss.
Joe Lopez, CEO of Affiliated Marketing Group
2014-04-14
“PGS is shaping up to be better than ever””
(Peru).- Joe Lopez, CEO of Affiliated Marketing Group, organizers of The Peru Gaming Show 12th Edition to be held at The Jockey Exhibition Center in Lima, Peru on June 11th and 12th said: “PGS is shaping up to be better than ever”
2014-04-14
The world cup fun begins in Fadja on april 23 and 24
(Colombia).- The presence of the Colombia Team in the Brazil World Cup is not only an event for the soccer fans, but it is also for all the lovers of having fun by making predictions and betting on the results of each one of the games that will take place during the search for the winner of the world cup.
2014-04-14
Operators of new sporting Bets present in Fadja 2014
(Colombia).- The doors of Corferias will open on April 23 and 24 to receive the Colombian public and hundreds of foreign visitors during the celebration of the XVI Andean Gaming Trade Show, in which they will learn about the business of the new sporting mutual betting which in one year expects to contribute more than fifty billion pesos in taxes to the health sector.
2014-04-14
Siri’s, a new casino opens in downtown Reno for first time since 1995
(Nevada, United States).- Downtown Reno has a new casino after 19 years when the Silver Legacy appeared in 1995. Siri's Casino opened its doors Friday at the site of the old Primadonna Club across from Harrah's Reno.
2014-04-14
Grand Jeu Double will be a highlight at G2E Asia
(Macao).- AMATIC Industries from Austria will be bringing its GRAND JEU DOUBLE to the G2E Asia. This fully automatic, ten-player electronic roulette includes not just one but two roulette wheels. Furthermore, four large monitors are included as standard in this unique electronic roulette. The monitors can provide all the necessary game information – including hot and cold numbers – to give players the right overview of the game statistics. Players can bet on either wheel and – depending on the local legislation – even both at the same time. Double the fun on just one automatic roulette awaits the Asian market!
Willem Korteweg
2014-04-14
Willem Korteweg joins Bally Wulf as new Head of International Markets
(Germany).- BALLY WULFF welcomes Willem Korteweg as the new Head of International Markets. With the hiring of Mr Korteweg, the long-established Berlin-based company is following its goal of qualitatively expanding its future international business and domestic success in both the Spanish and Italian markets.
Eric Tom, IGT EVP of Global Sales
2014-04-11
From Las Vegas to New Jersey, IGT’s Powerbucks will advance jackpot experience for players and casinos
IGT Injects a Burst of Power into Jackpot Excitement with Powerbucks at Boyd Gaming Properties
(Las Vegas)., IGT a global leader in compelling casino gaming entertainment, today announced that Powerbucks™, a multi-jurisdictional Wide Area Progressive (WAP) jackpot link, will be released to market at Boyd Gaming properties in approved jurisdictions, starting with the states of New Jersey and Nevada.
Melissa Price, Senior Vice President of Gaming for Caesars Entertainment.
2014-04-11
Two entertainment giants are on a mission to create more millionaires than ever
IGT’s Powerbucks Boosts the Power of Winning Big at Caesars Entertainment Properties
(Las Vegas).— IGT (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in compelling casino gaming entertainment, today announced that Powerbucks™, a multistate Wide Area Progressive (WAP) jackpot link, will be deployed at Caesars Entertainment properties in approved jurisdictions, starting with the states of New Jersey and Nevada.
Albert Radman, Sales Director at Alfastreet
2014-04-10
“Alfastreet products are more than well represented in all major global territories”
(SoloAzar Exclusive).- Albert Radman, Sales Director at Alfastreet, affirmed that the his company products are more than well represented in all major global territories, Europe, Asia, Americas and Africa. He also added, “We gathered a great knowledge about every specific market and we used it, to create and to offer a personalized product which fits perfectly in to designated venue. We continue to increase our presence and we continue to stand side by side with companies ten or twenty times bigger than us.”
Alexander Alemany
2014-04-10
Win Systems incorporates a new VP Business Development
(Malta).- Win Systems, a provider of technology solutions for the gaming industry and entertainment business, incorporates to Alexander Alemany to its team to serve as VP Business Development from the central office of the company.
Norbert Teufelberger, chief executive of bwin.party
2014-04-10
Bwin.party takes 'sequential' steps despite Q1 fall
(London).- Bwin.party said it is continuing to deliver 'sequential' growth despite reporting an 8 percent year-on-year drop in revenue for the first quarter, to €165.7m. The online gaming company added that although average daily revenues for all verticals declined on a year-on-year basis, all verticals did see an increase when compared to the fourth quarter of 2013.
2014-04-10
Desert Diamond Chooses BIS²’s Award-Winning Software
(San Diego, CA).– Arizona-based Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment has purchased four BIS² data analytics products from Casino Business Strategies (CBS). After a successful initial trial of BIS²’s floor analytics and customer analytic products (floorVizPLUS and aimViz), Desert Diamond Casinos decided to acquire those products as well as two additional award-winning BIS² products, campaign management (crmViz) and reporting (vizDashboard).
2014-04-09
The first Latin America Marketing Summit
(Panama).- Dario Montero (Casino Club), Mariano Molina (Trilenium Casino), Rodolfo Alico (Casino Santa Fe), Federico Alen (Casino Santa Fe) y Antonio Sabaj (Gaming Consultant), will be all together for the first time to communicate their knowledge to the industry.
Steve Sutherland, chief operating officer and executive vice president at Konami.
2014-04-09
Konami Gaming, Inc. installs Synkros System and New Class III Games at turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY
(Las Vegas).- Konami Gaming, Inc., a global leader in casino gaming and systems, today announced that its award winning management system, SYNKROS™ was selected by the Oneida Indian Nation and has been installed along with 120 new Konami Class III games at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. “Turning Stone is a world-class resort which has been growing for 20 years. Today, a comprehensive gaming enterprise management system like SYNKROS can help the management team synchronize all aspects of their expanding business,” explained Steve Sutherland, chief operating officer and executive vice president at Konami.
2014-04-09
TEBON COLOMBIA SAS, Sielcon representative, introduced its new Online System
(SoloAzar Exclusive).- The company TEBON COLOMBIA SAS, official representative of Sielcon, presented its Online System with a wide attendance of the Colombian industry operators at the Marriott Hotel of Bogota, in this manner it closed the event with a lunch of camaraderie.
2014-04-09
NOVOMATIC Extends a Warm Welcome in Macao
(Macao).- This year’s G2E Asia gaming show will take place from May 20-22 at its traditional venue at the Venetian Macao, and again assembles the international gaming manufacturers and suppliers with their product offering for the Asian markets. On booth 308, the NOVOMATIC subsidiary Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH (AGI) together with the local partner Jade Gaming will be present with a range of the latest product highlights and solutions.
2014-04-08
AGEM published its March 2014 Index
(United States).- The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) revealed its monthly Index of March. It signaled a decline of March 2014 when compared to February 2014. The composite index ended the month at 186.68, which was down 6.46 points (-3.3 percent) from the prior period.
2014-04-08
Following increase in jackpot to £100
SG Gaming announces updates to Category C Games
(UK).- Following the triennial jackpot increase to £100 on Category C machines, SG Gaming, a division of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS), has announced upgrades to some of its best performing games to offer the additional £30 jackpot.
2014-04-08
Almost full SAGSE Central America & Caribbean SAGSE @ Panama 2014.
(Panama).- The event has already more than 55 international exhibitors.
2014-04-08
Sector leaders sponsor the Ibero-American Gaming Summi
(Madrid).- Madrid is preparing to play host to the leading Ibero-American regulators in the Gaming sector. Key businesses with interests in the Gaming sector have also confirmed their participation: PricewaterhouseCoopers, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), Iberia, Egasa, Metronia, Cicor, and Paysafecard, among others. The 1st Ibero-American Gaming Summit is also supported by the leading information media from the gaming sector in Spanish, such as elRecreativo.com, Casinos de Latinoamérica, Gambling Compliance, European Casinos, Casino Compedium, Diario del juego, Casino Internacional, Gioco News, Sector del Juego, SoloAzar.com, Joc Privat and Zona de Azar.
Dubhe Montal
2014-04-08
Dubhe Montal , Marketing Manager Miss International Gaming
(Mexico).- In order to continue a communication strategy high reach , and its expansion in the world , Miss Gaming International, enrolled in their ranks to Mr. Dubhe Montal Navarro, who was appointed as Marketing Manager since last April 1, this year. Dubhe Montal , Degree in Marketing from the Technological University of Mexico , also has a degree in finance and continues to reinforce their knowledge currently undertaking a Master of Bussines Administration at the Technological University of Mexico .
Lee M. Amaitis, President and CEO of CG Technology
2014-04-08
CG Technology™ And Logrand Group Sign System Licensing Agreement
(Las Vegas).- CG Technology™, a preeminent technology company and Logrand Group, a leading entertainment and gaming operator in Mexico, announced today that they have signed an agreement for CG Technology to license its state-of-the-art sports book system, which includes mobile sports wagering, back end account management, and wallet functions at eight Logrand Group casinos in Mexico, including Jubilee casino in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, which is Mexico's largest casino. Under the terms of this agreement, Logrand Group will be able to utilize CG Technology's software in additional locations as their business expands.
2014-04-07
“The Iberoamerican Gaming Summit aims to be the analysis space of industry at the international level"
(SoloAzar Exclusive).- The founder and CEO of the Iberoamerican Gaming Summit, José Ángel Fernández Siruela gave an exclusive interview to Soloazar, in which he told all the details of this new event in the gaming industry that will be held on May 7, 2014 in Casa America, Spain.
2014-04-07
Aristocrat presents donation to Make A Wish Foundation
(US).- Employees at Aristocrat’s Las Vegas facilities raised $11,000 for the Make A Wish Foundation and donated a check to the organization at Aristocrat’s Las Vegas headquarters earlier this week.
2014-04-07
GameAccount Network plc to debut at G2E Asia
(London & Dubli).- GameAccount Network plc (“GameAccount Network” or the “Company), the internet gaming pioneer will be taking its success story to Asia when it makes its first appearance at May’s G2E event in Macau.
2014-04-04
Peric: “We are very happy with the progress that Alfastreet has made over the past years”
(SoloAzar Exclusive).- Alfastreet CEO, Tjasa Luin Peric, in the framework of the 20th Aniversary of her company, stated: “We are very happy with the progress that our company has made over the past years. We have finished the business year 2013 with more than 40% revenue growth in these tough times and this proves that all the investments in development, service and sales were more than justified.”
2014-04-04
Win Systems successfully showed their products at Caribbean Gaming Show
(Malta).- Win Systems, a global technology provider to the gaming and entertainment industry, was present at Caribbean Gaming Show in order to publicize the success of its products in other regions of Latin America.
2014-04-04
Ortiz Gaming’s Sky Paper triggers excitement in the Great Plains
(Minnesota).- These past three days, Ortiz Gaming took part in the Great Plains Indian Gaming Association (GPIGA) Conference & Tradeshow at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minnesota.
Brooks Pierce, Chief Revenue Officer of Gaming for Scientific Games
2014-04-04
Scientific Games Signs Lottery System and Central Monitoring System Extension with Delaware State Lottery
(New York).- Scientific Games Corporation today announced that it has signed a three-year extension to its contract with the Delaware State Lottery to supply both lottery and central monitoring systems. The extension, which will continue to provide for a range of services and support for draw-based lottery, keno, video lottery games and instant game pass-through transactions, will begin in February 2015. The extension also calls for the installation of a minimum of 450 WMS multi-game video lottery terminals (VLTs) at charitable gaming organizations in Delaware. The VLTs will be monitored and controlled by the Company's AEGIS® central management system, one of the most flexible, open technology systems in the lottery industry.
2014-04-03
WMS Wins 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award
(Chicago, United States).- WMS Gaming Inc., a Scientific Games company, has been honored with a 2014 Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Award in Supply Chain Leadership for its achievements in developing a world-class governance and material sourcing strategy. Now in its tenth year, the ML Awards recognize companies and individuals that are shaping the future of global manufacturing.
Ian Hughes
2014-04-03
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Receives Patent for Its Award-Winning GLI Link® Technology
(Las Vegas).– Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, has received a patent for its award-winning GLI Link® technology.
2014-04-03
Cherry Jaquez was crowned Miss Gaming Dominican Republic 2014
(Dominican Republic).- After 3 days of training, meetings and celebrations, the beautiful Dominican representative of the gaming industry was chosen at the heavenly Capcana zone.
Steve Sutherland, chief operating officer and executive vice president at Konami
2014-04-03
Konami Gaming, Inc. Promotes Mitsuhiro Miyazaki to Senior Director, International games research and development
(Las Vegas, NV).- Konami Gaming, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mitsuhiro Miyazaki has been promoted to the position of senior director, international games R&D. Mitsuhiro brings more than 20 years of engineering experience to this new role, in which he will be responsible for strategically developing innovative new products for Konami’s international gaming markets.
Scott Schweinfurth
2014-04-03
Scientific Games Promotes Scott Schweinfurth to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(New York and Chicago).- Scientific Games Corporation, a leading diversified supplier of innovative content and technology to the gaming and lottery industries, announced today that Scott D. Schweinfurth has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He replaces Jeffrey S. Lipkin, who will help facilitate a seamless transition. Mr. Schweinfurth will continue to be based in the Chicago area.
2014-04-01
VNE once explains displays why they are the number one
VNE leads the way at ENADA
(Italy).- VNE was the talk of the ENADA. The VNE stand was busy from the beginning to the end of the Rimini exhibition. The VNE team took a light-hearted stance to present a very serious subject – the true focus on quality that shines through.
2014-04-01
GTECH is bringing gaming to life in Germany with SPHINX 3D™
(LUEBBECKE, Germany).– Following its international debut at the GTECH booth at ICE Totally Gaming 2014 (ICE), with visitors queuing up to catch a glimpse of the amazing True3D™ technology, the demand for GTECH’s SPHINX 3D™ machines is high. The Spielbanken Bayern group in Germany is the first customer at ICE to sign a deal for several SPHINX 3D machines, which will be placed in each of their nine casinos.
2014-04-01
IDAHO Lottery to launch ckeers Branded tapp it! Interactive Game
Starting March 31st, Idaho Lottery players will be able to go to a place where everybody knows their game and enjoy playing the lottery with their favorite characters from the hit TV show, Cheers™. Thanks to collaboration between the Idaho Lottery, Alchemy3, and INTRALOT Inc., a subsidiary of the INTRALOT group, the Cheers™ branded TAPP IT!™ interactive touch screen game offers players a fun and exciting way to win prizes instantly. This is the first time a brand has been applied to the TAPP IT!™ technology.
Donal Maguire, Aristocrat's sales and marketing director for Europe.
2014-04-01
Aristocrat targets Spanish casinos
(Spain).- Aristocrat is going into the Spanish casino market for the first time. The company has been in Spain for several years, but always with street market products.
2014-03-31
Ortiz Gaming in booths #237 and #238 the 2014 Great Plains-Midwest-Rocky Mountain Indian Gaming Conference & Tradeshow
(United States).- The Great Plains Indian Gaming Association (GPIGA) will be hosting the 2014 Great Plains-Midwest-Rocky Mountain Indian Gaming Conference & Tradeshow at the Mystic Lake Hotel and Casino this March 31st – April 2nd. And Ortiz Gaming will be there with all its novelties.
Drew Pawlak, SVP Business Development - Americas
2014-03-31
BMM Testlabs - ready to support the Colombian market
(Colombia).- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy confirmed today that it is in the final stages of approval from COLJUEGOS and is awaiting final confirmation of the accreditation.
INTRALOT Inc. President and CEO, Mr. Tom Little
2014-03-31
Intralot selected as gaming vendor by The Wyoming Lottery Corporation
(US).- INTRALOT, Inc., based in Duluth, GA, the North American subsidiary of INTRALOT Group, has been selected by the Wyoming Lottery Corporation as its gaming vendor to provide systems and services for the newly-formed WyoLotto™, the State’s first entry into the Lottery business. INTRALOT will provide the start-up and on-going services, including the recruitment of Lottery retailers, the supply, installation, maintenance and support of the new lottery Central System and software platforms, terminal network and communications.
2014-03-28
For Alfastreet, the ergonomics is the key
(SoloAzar Exclusive).- Alfastreet, the well known and fast growing gaming brand with it's head office and production facilities based in Slovenia owned by Company Počkaj d.o.o, considers the ergonomics as “the key to enjoyment and unforgettable experience”.
2014-03-28
Genting UK Select Playtech for Retail Casino Management System
(UK).– Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, is proud to announce that Genting has selected the Playtech Neon system to manage its land-based casinos in the UK.
Juan Ramon Navarro and Juan Gomez of Suzo-Happ Spain at the FER Interazar
2014-03-28
New stand design to present new products
Suzo-Happ at the forefront in Spain
(Spain).- A new stand design rightly housed a complete series of new products that Suzo-Happ has been showing at this year’s Spanish gaming show FER between 25th and 27th March in Madrid. Juan Gomez and his team have been kept very busy with the interest in the new products from Suzo-Happ rightly hitting a cord with exhibition visitors.
Ken Dharwar is welcomed to Suzo-Happ by John Vallis
2014-03-28
Responsible for business development in retail, industrial & kiosk markets
Ken Dharwar is welcomed to Suzo-Happ by John Vallis
(UK).- The Suzo-Happ UK management team is pleased to announce that Ken Dharwar has joined the company. Mr. Dharwar brings a wealth of experience in cash handling and is a well-known personality in the industry. He has been appointed Business Development Manager for Retail, Industrial and Kiosk markets.
2014-03-27
AGEM has Five New Members
(Las Vegas, United States).- The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced that its Board of Directors has approved the membership applications of five new companies, bringing the trade group comprised of the world’s leading gaming suppliers to a total of 138 members, an all-time high.
2014-03-27
Konami Gaming, Inc. – G2E Asia 2014 Preview Special
(Macau).- Konami Gaming, Inc. will be showcasing several new additions to their expanding product portfolio at this year’s G2E Asia tradeshow in Macau. Building upon the powerful KP3 platform, Konami will show games on the all-new Rapid Revolver™ cabinet, the flexible SeleXion™ multigame cabinet, the engaging tall top Podium Monument™ cabinet and the award-winning SYNKROS™ casino management system.
2014-03-27
GTECH S.p.A. completes buyout of Unicredit stake in Italian Scratch & Win
(Rome(ITALY) - Providence, Rhode Island(USA).– GTECH S.p.A. announced that today it has acquired from UniCredit - through the exercise of the call option announced on March 13, 2014 - the entire interest indirectly held by UniCredit in the Italian Gratta e Vinci (Scratch & Win) licensee, Lotterie Nazionali S.r.l., for a total amount of approximately €72 million.
David Hernández, M.S., Director of the Casino Management Program
2014-03-26
Casino Management Program at the College of Southern Nevada
(United States).- Founded in 1979, the Casino Management Department at the College of Southern Nevada has evolved to be the gold standard in gaming education in the world. It offers the A.A.S. (Associate of Applied Science) in Casino Management that is fully accredited by the prestigious Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration and the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities making it the only dually accredited casino management degree program in the world.
2014-03-26
The 5th edition of Caribbean Gaming Show & Summit ended
(Puerto Rico).- The event was held at the Convention Center in San Jose, Puerto Rico on March 19th and 20th, and was attended by some of the most important companies in the gaming industry. Two morning conferences, referred to both traditional gaming and the emerging phenomenon of online gaming or iGaming, were also developed.
2014-03-26
Intralot announces 2013 full year results: revenues exceeded 1.5 billion _ ebitda increase of 9.7%
(Greece).- INTRALOT, the leading international gaming company, announces today its financial results for the twelve-month period ending December 31st, 2013, prepared in accordance with IFRS.
Jaymin B. Patel
2014-03-25
Reorganization of GTECH Americas Management Team and the creation of new Lottery Management Services Structure
(United States).- GTECH S.p.A. has reorganized its Americas management team to meet its customers’ growing needs for an integrated offering across multiple gaming channels, including lottery, VLT, commercial casino, and interactive gaming. It has also created a new Lottery Management Services structure to meet lotteries’ increasing needs for greater efficiency and reliable profits through private or outsourced management services provided by GTECH.
2014-03-25
Sports Betting Seminar of the Decade is getting close
(Brazil).- The Sports Betting Seminar will be held on June 22 to 25, 2014 in cooperation with the European Lottery Association in Fortaleza, Brazil, targeted to lottery and sports betting executives, where will be discussed the more relevant topics of this industry.
Chief Product Officer, Rich Schneider.
2014-03-25
Aristocrat Tops 2014 Slot Manager Survey Winning Top Performing Game, Most Anticipated Game
(Las Vegas).– Aristocrat’s runaway hit Buffalo™ has been named the top performing game for the third year in a row in Goldman Sachs’ 2014 Slot Manager Survey. Aristocrat’s The Walking Dead™ also topped the survey, named as the most anticipated game release of the year by slot managers across 27 states.
2014-03-25
Long-standing partner Comatel showcasing AMATIC solutions at FER in Madrid
AMATIC Industries receives great feedback from Disglobal in Spain
(Spain).- Visitors to the forthcoming FER in Madrid between 25th and 27th March have even more reasons to see the AMATIC Industries solutions on the Comatel stand. The FER is the exhibition in Spain that brings together the major manufacturers and AMATIC Industries is right at home here. Comatel will present the Multiliner (X4000 and Performer Grand Arc) in various versions – namely for 5, 10 and 20 cent play – and the electronic multiplayers as well from AMATIC, including the Grand Jeu Double and the Grand Jeu single-wheel electronic roulette for 5, 6 or 8 players with the version 3.000€ with direct game with Linux technology.
2014-03-25
IGT Continues Winning Tradition with New Wheel of Fortune Agreement for Casino, Social and For-Wager Online Slot Games through 2024
(Las Vegas).– Gaming entertainment leader IGT, today announced a new multi-year agreement with Sony Pictures Consumer Products to deliver the most popular slot machine theme of all time, Wheel of Fortune, to players around the world. As part of the agreement, IGT will also develop Wheel of Fortune mobile and online games for its DoubleDown Casino and for-wager online play worldwide through 2024.
2014-03-25
Interblock G4 Organic product entered the first Netherland arcade
(Netherland).- Interblock is proudly announcing installation of top branded multi-terminal gaming machine, G4 Organic Roulette™ with 12 play stations in Football Shape in Carrousel Arcade, located in the most famous Amsterdam street, Damrak. Installation is an important step forward for Interblock in the Netherlands with an upgrade from the existing and very successful G3 Interblock range and its top and most popular product, Megastar.
Left to right: Payam, Fernando Beristain (Slot Manager), Lander Letemendia (Casino GM), Jaime Bonet, Juan Carlos De Pedro (Gaming GM), Aki and Sato San
2014-03-25
Spain’s Casino Kursaal Names JCM Global its Preferred Bill Validator Supplier
(DUSSELDORF, Germany).– Spanish operator Casino Kursaal has named JCM Global, the gaming industry’s leading transaction technologies supplier, its preferred bill validator supplier.
2014-03-21
Alfastreet, an aesthetic presence at 2014 expositions
(SoloAzar Exclusive).- The 2014 events will be characterized by the celebration of an important milestone, the 20th anniversary of Alfastreet presence on world markets. In these years the company improved the approach to the electronic gaming instruments production with clever novelties and the constant evolution of their popular models.
2014-03-21
WLA announced the global lottery sales up by 4.9%; growth driven by Latin America and Asia Pacific.
(Asia Pacific - Latin American ).- According to a report of the World Lottery Association (WLA), in 2013 full-year on full-year global lottery sales grew 4.9%, moderating from 2012 full-year on full-year growth of 7.7%. The growth in worldwide lottery sales was again built on the foundations of strong performances from the Asia Pacific and Latin American regions, with both these regions having recorded double-digit growth in sales over the past three consecutive quarters.
Ken Jolly, Executive Vice President of Bally’s SHFL entertainment
2014-03-21
Macau Prosecutor Finds No Evidence of Wrongdoing by SHFL entertainment (Asia) Limited
(Las Vegas). — Bally Technologies, Inc. today announced that on March 13, 2014, its wholly owned subsidiary, SHFL entertainment (Asia) Limited (“SHFL”), was notified by the Macau Public Prosecutor’s Office that there is no evidence that SHFL infringed either of the two patents that LT Game Limited Macau, LT Game Limited Hong Kong, and Paradise Entertainment (together, “LT Game”) alleged that it had infringed.
2014-03-21
NOVOMATIC Electronic Roulette Leads the Way in France"
(France).- LGS Gaming, NOVOMATIC representative for France and Monte Carlo, reports a strong increase in demand for NOVOMATIC products in the French market. Specifi­cally, the homologation of automatic Roulette wheels by the French Gaming Board on December 6th has brought about a strong demand for automatic electronic Roulette products made in Austria and so boosted NOVOMATIC’s sales figures throughout the discerning French casino market.
Juan Carlos Gomez, Camelotcol´s manager
2014-03-20
Camelotcol introduces the latest machines Of Casino Technology to Colombia
(Colombia).- Camelotcol, Colombia´s leader in slot machines participation, has just introduces in the country, the first container of Casino Technology machines, with the latest game libraries of this brand.
2014-03-20
NOVOMATIC's Camping Cash™ and Novo Line™ Power Play take centre stage at Fer Interazar 2014
(Spain).- The Fer Interazar 2014 will take place in Madrid from March 25 to 27. NOVOMATIC Gaming Spain, the Spanish subsidiary of the NOVOMATIC Group, will participate at this major Spanish gaming show in order to present a range of products for all the various segments of the Spanish gaming market.
2014-03-20
Land-Based Slot Machines, Lottery, Social and Real-Money Internet Wagering Included in New Agreement
Scientific Games Signs Margaritaville Multi-Channel Gaming License
(US, Atlanta).– Scientific Games Corporation announced today the signing of a licensing agreement with Margaritaville Enterprises, LLC to offer the Margaritaville® brand across all of the Company’s channels of distribution. This agreement makes the Margaritaville brand available to Scientific Games customers for lottery games and slot machines, as well as social games and game content for real-money internet wagering, throughout the world. This is the second multi-channel licensing agreement signed by Scientific Games since the Company acquired WMS Industries late last year. In January 2014, the Company signed a multi-channel licensing agreement with Hasbro, Inc..
2014-03-20
Inaugurated ENADA spring - where games mean work
(Rimini).– This morning, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony by SAPAR chairman Raffaele Curcio and Rimini Fiera chairman Lorenzo Cagnoni, the 26th ENADA SPRING, the most important expo for gaming trade members in the whole of southern Europe, immediately swung into action.
Zaidy Bello, Miss Gaming Dominican Republic
2014-03-20
Miss Gaming Dominican Republic will take place on march 27.
(Dominican Republic).- The Miss Gaming International organization, will carry out its second pageant in the Dominican Republic this Thursday 27th of March, in Santo Domingo, at 8pm in the installations of the Dreams del Malecon.
2014-03-19
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Welcomes Nearly 300 Regulators to North American Roundtable
(Las Vegas).– Nearly 300 regulators from across North America and the Caribbean gathered in Las Vegas last week for GLI’s North American Roundtable.
Vitaliano Casalone, President of Inspired Gaming Italy
2014-03-19
~ The world’s leading supplier of virtual sports signs its 10th deal in Italy with one of the most successful Italian online regulated operators ~
Inspired signs Italian online and mobile virtual sports deal with Betflag
(London and Rome).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the world’s leading supplier of premium virtual sports products, today announces BetFlag as a new partner in Italy. Inspired will be supplying virtual sports to BetFlag’s online and mobile platforms, confirming its position as the number one partner of choice for the Italian market.
2014-03-19
Quixant sponsors tech conference
(US).- Quixant, the only company exclusively focused on the design and manufacture of all-in-one computer platforms for the global gaming industry, is a sponsor of the Gaming Technology Conference in Las Vegas, which ends today after a three-day run.
Tobin Prior
2014-03-18
Conference in Las Vegas to debate merits of iGaming
(Las Vegas, United States).- As Nevada approaches its first anniversary in the online gaming market, experts from all corners of the industry — and their opposition — will gather for the iGaming North America 2014 conference next week at Planet Hollywood. About 700 people are expected to attend the conference, which is not open to the public. Admission passes range from $595 to $1,495.
2014-03-18
Sets industry standard with Supply Chain Leadership recognition
IGT Wins 2014 Manufacturing Leadership Award
(Las Vegas).- IGT, a global leader in casino gaming entertainment, has been honored with the Supply Chain Leadership Award in the 2014 Manufacturing Leadership (ML) Awards program.
Phil Horne, Group Managing Director of SG Gaming U.K.
2014-03-18
SG Gaming extends corbett contract
(US).- SG Gaming, a division of Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS), has announced a four-year contract extension with Corbett Bookmakers, the independent betting shop operator.
2014-03-17
The Ainsworth preview for FADJA 2014
(Colombia).- Ainsworth prepares to dominate FADJA 2014 fair with a thrilling display of cutting-edge products that offer "A winning move."
2014-03-17
GTECH selected as OPAP’s online Sports Betting provider
(ROME, Italy and PROVIDENCE).- Rhode Island (US) – GTECH has been selected by OPAP, one of Europe’s largest listed betting companies, as its strategic partner for OPAP’s operations in online betting in Greece.
2014-03-17
BMM Testlabs announces two regional iGaming Workshops for Tribal Regulators & Operators in 2014
(US).- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, is proud to announce it will be holding two more regional Tribal iGaming workshops in April 2014.
Stephen O'Leary of FunFair Casino with Joost van Egeraat and Michiel van Dam from DRGT
2014-03-17
Even older Franco slots can be connected
DRGT – the systems company for Ireland
(Ireland).- DRGT is the fastest growing systems company in the business. The reason is clear – all slots can be connected to profit from the ever-expanding, customer-centric benefits that DRGT offers. Thanks to DRGT, systems are no longer just systems – they are an essential marketing tool as well, an ideal way for operators to communicate with their customers.
Mr. George Zenzefilis, INTRALOT Group Chief Product & Services Officer
2014-03-14
Intralot launches sportsmobile in Italy
INTRALOT announces that its subsidiary in Italy, INTRALOT Italia, has enriched its interactive gaming portfolio with the launch of SportsMobile, its new mobile and tablet sports betting proposition which was first introduced at ICE Totally Gaming Expo in London last month.
2014-03-14
Interblock wins Innovation Award
(Las Vegas, NV).- Interblock, the leading provider in multi-player games, won the annual Casino Journal ‘Top 20 Most Innovative Products’ Award.
Foto: azarplus.com
2014-03-13
Aristocrat brings networked gaming to Spain
(Spain).- Aristocrat Technologies has gone live with its first server-based gaming operation in Spain, opening the first of number of networked installations in the province of Aragon.
2014-03-13
Suzo-Happ gears up for biggest presence ever at ENADA Rimini
(Italy).- Suzo-Happ strong presence in Italy goes hand-in-hand with its long-standing successful partnership with its Italian distributor Comestero. Together both companies have brought many Suzo-Happ solutions to Italian manufacturers and operators alike. And more are to come this year. Indeed, the sheer number of solutions that Suzo-Happ offers the Italian gaming market will be proportionally represented on the Comestero stand.
President and Chief Executive Officer David L. Kennedy
2014-03-13
Growth Reflects Benefit from WMS Acquisition and Strength of Lottery Business
(New York).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013.
2014-03-13
A Positive context for SAGSE Central America & Caribbean May 7&8
(Panama).- Board of Control of Games at the end of 2013 totaled 80.1 million dollars.
2014-03-12
NEWave® Brings Native American Casino Expertise to Great Plains Indian Gaming Association Conference and Tradeshow
(Las Vegas).– NEWave®, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry, is bringing its expertise and award-winning software to the Great Plains Indian Gaming Association Conference & Tradeshow. The event takes place March 31-April 2 at Mystic Lake Hotel and Casino and NEWave will be in booth #221.
2014-03-12
Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Announces Election Of 2014 Board Officers
(Las Vegas).– After a successful appearance at ICE Totally Gaming 2014, the Gaming Standards Association has announced results of its Board of Directors election.
2014-03-12
Phase 1 almost complete
(Panama).- SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama 2014 announced “we are almost at phase 2”
2014-03-12
Inspired signs VLT Technology deal with R.Dranco
(London and Madrid).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the international SBG and VLT specialist, announces today that it has signed an exclusive agreement with R.Franco to supply its Open SBG Core™ technology platform and games in Spain.
AGA President and CEO Geoff Freeman
2014-03-11
AGA and Reed Exhibitions Align with NHLA to Enhance G2E 2014
(Las Vegas, United States).- To continue to enhance attendee experiences at Global Gaming Expo (G2E), American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions—co-hosts of G2E, the premier trade show and conference event for the international gaming industry—announced that they have aligned with the Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association (NHLA) to bring hotel- and lodging-specific content to G2E 2014.
2014-03-11
Sky's The Limit to Ortiz Gaming
(US).- The multinational developer of slot machines, electronic bingo games, and AWP amusement games, Ortiz Gaming, has taken excitement to a whole new level with its SKY PAPER feature that goes beyond traditional bells and whistles to showcase gaming machine jackpots. Exclusive to Ortiz Gaming products, SKY PAPER announces a jackpot winner with a shower of multicolored paper, crisp sound and an announcement for all to hear.
Genesis Games, AMATIC Industries
2014-03-11
AMATIC Industries and Genesis Games celebrating 15 years of partnership
Irish Gaming Market looks to AMATIC
AMATIC Industries has built up a very strong base in Ireland with its partner Genesis Games. Genesis Games is responsible for sales and service in the UK and Ireland. The strength and mutual respect is highlighted by the fact that Genesis Games sells only AMATIC gaming products.
Damien McCoy of Ardee Leisure and Franz Plasser of APEX gaming
2014-03-11
New APEX games just the right tonic for the Irish Gaming Show
APEX gaming – Multi Magic 6 the new highlight in Ireland
(Hagenberg, Austria).- APEX gaming is a firm favourite for Irish players and operators alike. The exquisite Pinnacle and Dual Slim Line cabinets highlight the Austrian flair for gaming design. Naturally the games choice goes hand-in-hand with this and so it was rightly fitting that APEX gaming together with local partner Ardee Leisure introduced brand new games to this local market.
2014-03-11
PAGCOR Thanks GLI for the Development of Technical Standard for Electronic Gaming Machines in the Philippines
(MACAO, China).– Since opening the first full-service and accredited gaming test lab in the Macao region, Gaming Laboratories International, LLC, has been growing its business exponentially throughout the area.
Darren White, Norman Ridall and Rene Huibers of Suzo-Happ
2014-03-10
Perfect solution for local operators
Suzo-Happ brings the Interactive Pro Table to Ireland
(Oud Beijerland – The Netherlands).- The Suzo-Happ team from the United States, The Netherlands and UK joined forces to present the Interactive Pro Table at the Irish Gaming Show that took place between 4th and 5th March in Dublin.
Vitaliano Casalone
2014-03-10
Inspired celebrates 10 million bets per month on its virtual sports products in Italy
(London and Rome).- Inspired Gaming Group, the leading supplier of SBG, VLT and Virtual Sports Betting technology worldwide, is getting ready to showcase its exciting range of VLTs, Comma 6a, online and mobile gaming, and Virtual Sports Betting products for the Italian market at Enada Rimini (19th – 21st March 2014), Hall C7, booth 34.
2014-03-10
Biggest Online and Mobile Jackpots Won
(New Jersey, United States).- It seems that winning is in the air and this week, a man from Monmounth County, Central Jersey won the largest jackpot since online betting was introduced in the New Jersey state in November 2013. This big win was on an online game from International Gaming Technology (IGT) which handles all the online betting for casinos such as the Tropicana, Betfair, the Golden Nugget, the Borgata and others.
2014-03-10
New Marketing Partnership between Ultimate Gaming and Peppermill
(Las Vegas, United States).- Ultimate Gaming, America’s first regulated online gaming operator, and Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, Reno’s premier AAA Four-Diamond resort, have agreed to terms in a joint marketing partnership.
Jordan Levin, Managing Director for Williams Interactive
2014-03-10
Williams Interactive Signs Game Server Deal with Ladbrokes
(Chicago).- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS), has entered into a multi-year agreement with leading gaming operator Ladbrokes plc to add the full portfolio of Williams Interactive online slot games to Ladbrokes.com.
2014-03-07
Scientific Games Signs Contract with North Dakota Lottery to Provide Online Lottery System and Player Rewards Program
(New York).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") today announced that it has signed a new contract with the North Dakota Lottery to implement and operate an online lottery system, and to provide a range of services and marketing support. Scientific Games, the service provider to the Lottery since its inception, will also be providing the SciplayTM interactive platform, which includes systems for internet subscriptions, player registration and player rewards programs.
2014-03-07
Peru Gaming Show receives more exhibitors for 2014
(Peru).- After the great success in 2013, 11th edition, many companies are constantly looking for new markets, and they have identified the PGS as an effective mean through which they can reach a new commercial space, whose characteristics have a high recognition on the regional gaming industry and at world level. A dynamic economy, a formal and regulated market, lower investment risks, the reconversion of the machine park, new projects, make this industry a favorite one for many businesses in Peru.
2014-03-07
NEWave® Installs Several Modules of myCompliance Manager™ Software at Downtown Grand in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas).– NEWave®, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry, continues to expand its software dominance, and has installed several modules of its award-winning myCompliance Manager™ software at the Downtown Grand in Las Vegas.
2014-03-07
OPAP appoints GTECH as online betting partner
(Greece).- Greek gambling monopoly OPAP has appointed interactive gaming software and services supplier GTECH as its online betting provider.
Teddy Sagi
2014-03-07
Sagi to sell '15%' of Playtech holding
(UK).- Playtech founder Teddy Sagi yesterday announced plans to sell off 10 per cent of his holding in the software group, with ft.com reporting today that the figure has since risen to 15 per cent.
Thomas Wendt
2014-03-07
Thomas Wendt completes the management team of the Berlin-based company
(Germany).- BALLY WULFF Games & Entertainment inspires the industry with creative ideas and with specialists sets the course for a successful future. Some changes took place in the past few months within management in order to respond more accurately to future changes in the market. As of 1 March 2014 Thomas Wendt will be responsible for the newly created position of Development Executive.
2014-03-06
Nevada casinos made a deal with hotel chains
(Las Vegas, United States).- Casino corporations MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment Corp. have both announced loyalty program partnerships with major hotel chains (Hyatt and Starwood, respectively). The independent Strip casino the Cosmopolitan is also partnering with a hotel chain, striking a deal with Marriott.
Phil Piercey, Sales Engineer for Nidec Sankyo
2014-03-06
Two new Companies earn GSA Certification
(Las Vegas, United States).- The GSA Certification Program continues to expand rapidly, and now the Gaming Standards Association (GSA) has announced two more GSA member companies have earned certifications in the rigorous program.
2014-03-06
Casinos are not included on Florida House Gambling Bill
(Florida, United States).- The Florida House proposed a bill on Monday that overrules the Senate’s recent gambling initiative to allow two integrated resorts in the sunshine state. It would also establish a Gaming Control Commission to regulate slot machines, poker rooms and racetracks.
Jordan Levin, Managing Director for Williams Interactive
2014-03-06
Williams Interactive Provides Authentic Vegas-Style Slot Games
(Chicago).- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS), announced today that it has entered into an agreement to provide its library of authentic Las Vegas-style slot games to the gaming sites running on the Gamesys Group platform in New Jersey, including Virgin Casino and Tropicana Atlantic City Online, through integration with the Williams Interactive Remote Game Server.
2014-03-05
End of the first part of the executive program the Gaming Sector Organized by the Instituto de Empresa (ie)
(Spain).- The first part of the Executive Program “The Gaming Sector” organized by the Instituto de Empresa ended yesterday, Monday the 18th with a roundtable moderated by Mr. Juan Espinosa, from the Spanish National Competition Authority that generated an intense debate on current market situation in Spain and its future development.
2014-03-05
IGT Affirms Industry Leadership With 50 Percent Floor Share At SLS Las Vegas
(Las Vegas).- Gaming entertainment leader IGT (NYSE: IGT), has secured a commanding 50 percent floor share of games at the new SLS Las Vegas, a lifestyle-driven, mixed-use resort and casino. Targeted to open Labor Day Weekend 2014, SLS Las Vegas will feature 400 IGT games on its casino floor.
Eric Tom, IGT EVP of Global Sales.
2014-03-05
IGT Wins Big at Dania Casino and Jai-Alai With 40 Percent Slot Machine Share and Advantage Systems
LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming entertainment leader IGT (NYSE: IGT), joined in the celebration of the grand opening of the newly renovated Dania Casino and Jai-Alai, with a leading 40 percent floor share of games running on the fresh installation of IGT Advantage Systems.
2014-03-05
Come and see the new systems direction for change machines
Expect more from VNE at ENADA
(Italy).- VNE is the market leader for change machines in the Italian gaming market – for both NewSlot and VLT segments. The wonderful design, the focus on security, the requirements for longevity – all together with the best service the market can offer. These are all rightly expectations that the market leader VNE fulfils. This young, innovative team has revolutionized the change machine and is rightly one step ahead of the competition.
Steve Frater, Chairman of SG Gaming
2014-03-05
Machine Suppliers call for mandatory Responsible Gambling Measures Across all UK gambling products
(London).- Inspired Gaming and SG Gaming, the leading suppliers of gaming technology and machines in the UK, welcome the launch of the first phase of responsible gambling measures on Category B2/B3 gaming machines in bookmakers, and call for the mandatory introduction of these measures across all categories of UK gambling.
2014-03-05
The Andean Gaming grade show Peru will return in 2015
(Peru).- The date on which we had planned the Andean Gaming Trade Show in Peru, FADJA PERU, coincides with the World Soccer Cup in Brazil. For this reason, and for reasons against our will, 3A PRODUCCIONES SAC, the organizing company, it will take place in 2015 at the Atlantic City Convention and Entertainment Center in Miraflores on March 18th and 19th.
2014-03-05
Quixant Reflects on a Successful Show at ICE Totally Gaming
(Londres).- Cambridge 4th March 2014. Quixant, the only company exclusively focused on the design and manufacture of all-in-one computer platforms for the global gaming industry, was delighted by the reception at ICE Totally Gaming in London.
2014-03-05
Russell Witt joins GLI as National Director of Tribal Development
(US).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, has named Russell Witt the company’s National Director of Tribal Development.
2014-02-28
FutureLogic Brings Renewed Focus to Colorado and South Dakota by Signing Universal Gaming Resources
(GLENDALE, CA).— FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it has signed a Sales and Service Agreement through December 31, 2015 with Universal Gaming Resources, LLC. A licensed manufacturer and distributor with almost 20 years of experience in the industry, this Colorado based company will be FutureLogic’s exclusive sales and service provider in Colorado and South Dakota.
2014-02-28
EGT Increases Presence in Germany
(Germany).- It has been a pleasure for Euro Games Technology to welcome members of the management of two of Germany’s biggest and most successful casino groups. Considering EGT’s growing presence in Germany, Mr. Erwin Horak, President of Staatliche Lotterieverwaltung Bayern, Mr. Josef Müller, Managing Director of Staatliche Lotterieverwaltung Bayern and Mr. Otto Wulferding, General Manager of Baden-Württembergische Spielbanken GmbH & Co. KG visited EGT headquarters in Sofia, Bulgaria to become better acquainted with the company and its products.
2014-02-28
CODERE 2013 financial results
(Spain).- CODERE just make public its fourth quarter 2013 and full-year accumulated most notably EBITDA of 206.1 million euros, representing a decrease of 28.3% compared to 287.3 same I peridodo 2012.
2014-02-27
Miami Slot Seating Awarded Seating Contract With Ortiz Gaming.
(Miami, FL).- Miami Slot Seating continues to expand globally, and will now be the provider of premium seating for Ortiz Gaming. Ortiz Gaming is a multinational Video Bingo Slot developer, and this union will place the Miami Slot Seating products in casinos around the world. The two companies recently agreed to terms, after verification and endorsement of the product samples. Ortiz Gaming is very satisfied with the quality, variety, pricing, and wide range of customization that Miami Slot Seating has to offer.
2014-02-27
Hit the ground running
(Panama).- With the firm intention of changing the gaming patterns and creating new experiences where business and leisure fuse together, SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama (which will be mainly sponsored by Novomatic) will preserve, for the tenth time, its prestige under the slogan “ An All Inclusive Expo”, being the most representative regional trade show and gaining more than 1650 international business men and women and important regional operators. This will be a 100% an international event.
Toni Martinez, IGT Vice President of North America Sales
2014-02-27
IGT Systems Connect Players to Excitement at Seven Feathers Casino Resort
(Las Vegas).- IGT, a global technology innovator and creator of compelling casino gaming entertainment experiences, today announced that Seven Feathers Casino Resort in Canyonville, Ore., has chosen IGT systems enterprise gaming solutions to enhance its connection with players.
Dirk Hansen, CEO of GamCare
2014-02-27
Gambling industry launches code of conduct to minimise problem gambling
(London).- The UK gambling industry launches a new code of conduct on March 1 as part of its ongoing efforts to tackle problem gambling.
2014-02-27
Intralot extends contract in Croatia to provide Interactive Instant & Scratch Games
INTRALOT S.A. announces the extension of its agreement with Hrvatska Lutrija d.o.o, the Croatian State Lottery, for the supply and maintenance of an extensive portfolio of interactive instant and scratch games, following a public procurement procedure. The extension contract will have a duration of one (1) year and may be re-extended for consecutive one-year periods.
2014-02-26
FutureLogic Continues a Strong Gulf Coast Presence by Extending Sales & Service Agreement with Modern Gaming
(Glendale, CA).— FutureLogic, Inc.,the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it has extended its distribution and service agreement through December 31, 2017 with Modern Gaming. With an outstanding working relationship with FutureLogic and its customers, Modern Gaming will be the exclusive sales and service provider for FutureLogic gaming printer products in Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas.
Aki Isoi, JCM President - Manuel Lopez, Casino Operation Manager for Comar Group Casino Division - Jaime Bonet, JCM Sales Manager for South and East Europe – Gaming - Nobuyuki Sato, JCM Managing Director
2014-02-26
Comar Group Names JCM Global Its Preferred Supplier
(DUSSELDORF, Germany).– Major Spanish casino operator Comar Group has named leading transaction technologies supplier JCM Global its preferred bill validator supplier. Specifically, Comar Group has named JCM’s award-winning iVIZION® bill validator as its preferred product.
2014-02-26
Vegas slots will accept pre-paid debit cards
(Las Vegas, United States).- Prepaid debit cards — tied to a casino customer’s rewards account — have been approved for wagering on Nevada slot machines following changes in state gaming regulations.
2014-02-26
Playtech launches its Mobile Poker with Coral Interactive
(UK).– Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, is pleased to announce that one of its top licensees, Coral Interactive, has launched Playtech’s Mobile Poker solution.
Giorgio Abbiati, CEO
2014-02-26
Abbiati in ICM distributor deal
Abbiati has entered into a collaboration with ICM Casino Management, a Swedish company that is one of Europe’s leading distributors of casino equipment.
2014-02-25
Interblock’s further expansion at Solaire Resort & Casino in Philippines
(Philippines).- After successful installation of Interblock products for the grand opening of the Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila, Interblock have carried out an upgrade from two 8-unit G4 Organic Roulettes™ in popular black / red design and added another 30 play stations and two G4 Organic Roulette™ generators to this popular location in Manila.
Orrin J. Edidin, Group Chief Executive for Williams Interactive
2014-02-25
Williams Interactive Sells Jackpotparty.com Casino To SkillOnNet
(Chicago).– Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS), today announced an agreement to migrate players on its JackpotParty.com casino to SlotsMagic.com, a new casino powered by the popular software provider and internet gaming operator SkillOnNet.
2014-02-25
IGT Signs Exclusive Video Poker Deal With Action Gaming
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming entertainment leader IGT (NYSE: IGT), today confirmed its continued commitment to innovation and industry leadership in video poker. The Company has reached an exclusive agreement with long-time partner Action Gaming to extend collaboration on development of multi-hand video poker games for land-based and online play. As part of the agreement, IGT has purchased patents from Action Gaming which are currently utilized in industry-leading IGT games such as All-Star Poker®, Ultimate X Poker® and Hyper Bonus Poker®. These patents are also being utilized in the creation of exciting new video poker themes.
2014-02-25
Social gaming sector to hit U$S 17.4bn by 2019
(USA).- The global Social Gaming market is expected to reach a value of U$S17.4bn by 2019 according to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research. The upswing, according to 'Social Gaming Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-2019', will be driven by easier access to the internet, and a growing demand for cheaper smartphones and tablet devices.
2014-02-25
Japan could be ‘next Macau’
(Japan).- Japan could be the next Macau, generating $40bn a year in gaming revenues by 2025.
2014-02-24
Casino Technology unveiled a host of innovation at ICE
(London, UK).- Casino Technology’s participation at ICE 2014 passed with great success attracting numerous visitors and clients to the company’s stand. Marking 15 successful years in the gaming business the company presented a host of exciting new products and solutions both for slot operators and for online gaming.
2014-02-24
Featuring more ways to win from a single spin with FreeFall Symbols
IGT's DoubleDown Casino Brings TRANSFORMERS Battle for Cybertron to Mobile and Desktop
(Las Vegas and SEATTLE).- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in gaming systems technology, and DoubleDown Casino, the world's largest social casino, bring "more than meets the eye" to social games this month with the launch of the TRANSFORMERS Battle for Cybertron game on desktop and mobile. Players can experience the legendary battle between the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS with Planet Cybertron's heroes and villains including OPTIMUS PRIME, MEGATRON, GRIMLOCK, SHOCKWAVE, RATCHET and BUMBLEBEE in the latest Hasbro release on DoubleDown Casino. The 40-line, five reel, high-energy slot is packed with innovative mystery and bonus features.
2014-02-24
Bally’s Wild West Expansion
(Atlantic City, United States).- Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City and The World Series of Poker (WSOP) are changing the face of poker and entertainment in Atlantic City as Bally’s Atlantic City announced the expansion of amenities in its Wild Wild West casino.
2014-02-24
Quixant successfully showcases Metronia’s new game at ICE Totally Gaming
(London).- Quixant, the only company exclusively focused on the design and manufacture of all-in-one computer platforms for the global gaming industry, was delighted to be showcasing Sic Bo, the new game from Metronia Group running on the QXi-4000 gaming platform on its stand at the ICE Totally Gaming show in London.
2014-02-21
WMS Gaming Inc. Announces Expanded Australian Presence
(New South Wales, Australia).- WMS Gaming Inc. is pleased to announce that it is expanding its commercial activities in Australia. Building on the efforts of its former distributor, eBET Group, a Sydney-based gaming solutions company, and continuing to leverage the eBET service team, WMS plans to increase its Australian presence in New South Wales and other states and territories by expanding its Sydney office through a new customer-facing sales team and by dedicating a local product development studio to the Australian market.
Thomas Steiner of Suzo-Happ
2014-02-21
Great addition to the EMEA Gaming team
Thomas Steiner joins Suzo-Happ
(Oud Beijerland – The Netherlands).- Suzo-Happ is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Steiner. Mr. Steiner joined the European team at the beginning of the month and brings a wealth of experience with him, having worked for NRI and Crane previously for over nine years.
2014-02-21
BMM Testlabs ready to accept submissions for Colorado
BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy announced today that BMM North America is ready to accept submissions for Colorado, with its approval as a Certified Vendor and newly opened Colorado office.
2014-02-21
It really makes sense: SAGSE Latin America @Buenos Aires 2014 - Nov 11th, 12th and 13th
(Argentina).- Its Very important to understand Why @(at) Buenos Aires and Why SAGSE brand represents Latin America.
Bally’s Senior Vice President of North American Sales and Corporate Marketing Robert Parente
2014-02-20
Bally Technologies wins six innovation awards
(Las Vegas, United States).- Bally Technologies, Inc. (“Bally”), a leader in gaming machines, table game products, casino-management systems, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, announced that it won four of 10 awards in the ‘2014 Slot Floor Technology’ awards and took two spots in the annual ‘Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products’ awards.
Alan Burak.
2014-02-20
Exclusive Benefits for Visitors and Exhibitors
(Panama). - The Panamanian airline Copa Airlines again showed their support for SAGSE SAGSE Central America & Caribbean ( May 7&8) based on the international traffic of high ranked visitors that this event generates.
Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, CEO of INTRALOT Group
2014-02-20
Intralot extends its online contract in New Mexico
(Mexico).- After a smooth conversion to INTRALOT’s systems and six years of successful operations in New Mexico, INTRALOT USA was awarded an extension of its contract by the New Mexico Lottery Board for the provision of the on-line Lottery Gaming System and related products and services. The new amendment extends the current seven (7) year contract, for three (3) additional years from 2015 until 2018.
2014-02-19
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announces seven new Members join Organization
(Las Vegas, United States).- The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced that its Board of Directors has approved the membership applications of seven new companies, bringing the trade group comprised of the world’s leading gaming suppliers to a total of 133 members from 20 countries.
2014-02-19
BIS² business intelligence software deployed in Monaco casinos
(San Diego, US).- BIS² announces that Monaco-based Monte-Carlo SBM has purchased its floorVizPLUS and aimViz business intelligence software for its renowned Monaco gaming and resort destinations. Monte-Carlo SBM joins an increasing number of casino operators that recognise the value of the BIS² technology to help improve gaming operations, marketing and customer service.
Mike Hayes
2014-02-18
Crane Payment Innovations (CPI) Born From MEI Acquisition
(Malvern, PA).- Crane Co. has used its acquisition of MEI to launch Crane Payment Innovations, or CPI. The coin and note products from Cashcode, Money Controls, NRI, Telequip and MEI brands offer the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of cash management solutions for Gaming, Financial, Retail, Transport and Vending markets.
Joost van Egeraat, Jurgen De Munck and Jean-Michel De Busscher at the ICE 2014
2014-02-18
drScreen with added multimedia capabilities a real hit
DRGT celebrates sensational ICE
(London).- The ICE proved to be the busiest show ever for the DRGT team. This independent systems company offers serverless technology and can connect all slots. This has greatly simplified and reduced the barriers to entry for gaming operators around the world. Furthermore, the day-to-day running costs are much lower as no IT staff are required to manage the system. The fear of complete machine downtime when a server goes down is a thing of the past thanks to this serverless technology from DRGT.
2014-02-14
Aristocrat Oasis 360™ System A Double Winner in Casino Enterprise Management’s 2014 Slot Floor Technology Awards
(Las Vegas).– Oasis 360™, the award-winning casino management system from leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat, was a double winner in Casino Enterprise Management’s 2014 Slot Floor Technology Awards.
Christos K. Dimitriadis
2014-02-13
Intralot certified on the integrity of operations in the Netherlands & Cyprus
().- INTRALOT’S subsidiaries in The Netherlands, INTRALOT BV and Cyprus, Royal Highgate, have received the ISAE 3402 assurance for the integrity of their systems and operations, supporting financial reporting.
2014-02-13
EAG dates confirmed for 2015
(London).- The organisers of EAG International have confirmed the dates for next year’s event.
Per Eriksson, President and CEO of Net Entertainment
2014-02-12
NET Entertainment named innovator of the year at IGA awards
(London).– Net Entertainment walked away with the prestigious Innovator of the Year title at the International Gaming Awards to underline its position as the world’s leading provider of high-quality online casino games.
Aristocrat CEO and Managing Director, Jamie Odell
2014-02-12
Aristocrat adding new COO position
(USA).- Aristocrat is adding a global Chief Operating Officer to its structure once Atul Bali, President of the Americas business, leaves at the end of March. The gaming group said it expects to appoint a COO by mid-2014, at the conclusion of a 'rigorous' global search.
2014-02-11
TCSJOHNHUXLEY wins technology provider/supplier at the International Gaming Awards
(London).- TCSJOHNHUXLEY started a successful ICE show week by receiving the Technology Provider / Supplier Award at the International Gaming Awards held in London at the Savoy Hotel. The event attended by the who’s who of the gaming industry, recognizes the achievements of the most innovative and influential Land Based on Online suppliers as well as Operators from across the Globe.
2014-02-11
~ Already one of the three major VLT suppliers approved in Italy, Inspired launches with another leading concessionaire ~
INSPIRED & COGETECH sign VLT partnership for ITALY
(London and Rome).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the international SBG and VLT specialist, and one of the three largest suppliers of VLTs in Italy, today announces a new VLT deal with Cogetech, one of the major gaming operators in Italy. Inspired will be supplying its leading Open VLT™ cabinets, technology and HD games to Cogetech venues all over Italy. The agreement was signed during the ICE Totally Gaming tradeshow in London, where Inspired was exhibiting its latest innovations.
2014-02-10
The Walking Dead Slot Game™ Is Grabbing Players from Coast to Coast
LAS VEGAS (February 7, 2014) – As AMC’s The Walking Dead readies the premiere of its new season on Sunday, February 9, slot players across North America are being bitten by the excitement of Aristocrat’s The Walking Dead Slot Game™.
Jim Veevaert
2014-02-10
New Vice President of Games Developed Fan-Favorite Games at Zynga and Microsoft
IGT's DoubleDown Casino Draws Top Social Gaming Talent
(SEATTLE).- IGT, a global leader in compelling casino gaming entertainment, announced today that Jim Veevaert has joined IGT's DoubleDown Casino as its new Vice President of Games.
Bally Technologies' Chief Financial Officer Neil Davidson
2014-02-07
Bally Technologies, Inc. Reports Adjusted EPS of $1.06 and GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.54 for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2014
(Las Vegas).— Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in gaming machines, table-game products, casino-management systems, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced record quarterly revenue of $285 million and Adjusted EPS of $1.06 for the three months ended December 31, 2013, inclusive of a $0.02 loss per share from unfavorable foreign currency movements. Diluted earnings per share (“GAAP Diluted EPS”) was $0.54 for the three months ended December 31, 2013. Second quarter fiscal 2014 results include 37 days of operations from SHFL entertainment, Inc. (“SHFL”).
Harald Wagemaker and Sim Bielak of Suzo-Happ at the ICE 2014
2014-02-07
Sim Bielak joins Suzo-Happ for Bill-To-Bill product line
(Mount Prospect, Illinois).- Suzo-Happ is proud to announce and welcome Sim Bielak joining the company as Executive Vice President & General Manager for the Global Bill-to-Bill Product Line.
2014-02-07
Quixant seals Ainsworth deal
(London).- Quixant, a leading provider of specialised computing platforms for casino gaming machine applications, has signed a multi-year contract with Ainsworth Game Technology, a premier manufacturer of global gaming solutions.
2014-02-06
JCM Global Marks Six Months of Successful Service to Spanish Manufacturer smi2000
(DÜSSELDORF, Germany).– At ICE Totally Gaming, JCM Global and smi2000 are marking six months of their successful and growing relationship.
2014-02-06
Hart salutes 20th anniversary of Iceland VLT deal
(London).- IGT and the University of Iceland yesterday celebrated the 20th anniversary of their business partnership to provide Iceland lott ery players with IGT VLTs.
2014-02-06
After the first day at ICE 2014 London Show
(London).- We're very satisfied with the visit and customers response after the first day of ICE 2014 London show.
2014-02-06
Second Day At ICE 2014 London Show
(London).- Currently it is the second day at ICE 2014 London show and we are very excited with the visit so far.
2014-02-05
ICE announce 'Game To Watch' finalists
(London, UK).- Big Time Gaming, Acespire and Tedbets have been selected as finalists in the inaugural Game To Watch competition, part of the Game Design & Development conference taking place on Wednesday 5th February at ExCeL London.
2014-02-05
Miss Gaming International, distibuted the Yearbook at ICE 2014
(London).- Jesica Roldan, Miss Gaming International, was present at the Baum Games stand at the ICE Totally Gaming 2014 in London, distributing the 2014 Yearbook, Miss Gaming´s annual magazine and signing autographs to all those interested.
2014-02-05
Princess Group Names JCM Global Its Preferred Supplier
(DUSSELDORF, Germany).– Leading transaction technologies supplier JCM Global has been creating award-winning transaction technology for the gaming industry for more than two decades, and now Princess Group has named JCM its preferred supplier for bill validators and printers.
2014-02-05
Bally Technologies Announces Exclusive Enterprise-Wide Systems Agreement with Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group (ALH)
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in gaming machines, table game products, casino-management systems, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced an exclusive enterprise-wide gaming systems agreement with the Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group (“ALH”).
2014-02-05
RC Casino, LLC Selects Konami Gaming, Inc.'s SYNKROS™ for Rhythm City Casino
(Las Vegas, NV ).- “RC Casino, LLC has chosen Konami Gaming, Inc.’s casino management system, SYNKROS to help them manage their new property, Rhythm City Casino in Davenport, Iowa,” announced Clark Warren, director of systems sales at Konami. “Rhythm City Casino will join Riverside Casino and Golf Resort and Grand Falls Casino to become the third Kehl family property to utilize KONAMI’s SYNKROS system.”
Mr. Ian Hughes, Vice President, Global Services of Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), and Mr. Milo Borissov, founder and president of Casino Technology.
2014-02-05
Casino technology awarded by GLI for sustained innovation in gaming
(London).- For its 15th anniversary Casino Technology was honored with an award for Sustained Innovation in recognition of its outstanding contribution to innovations in gaming and raising the industry standards.
2014-02-04
GTECH supplies Norsk Tipping with interactive products for largest-scale game launch in Lottery’s history
(Providence, USA and Oslo, NORWAY) – Through an agreement with GTECH, a leading commercial operator and provider of technology in the regulated worldwide gaming markets, Norsk Tipping has launched its first range of iGaming products exclusively for the Norwegian market. The deployment of 65 games is the largest launch of its kind in the Lottery’s history.
2014-02-04
Engines running for ICE Totally Gaming 2014
(Soloazar Exclusive).- The biggest event of gaming industry is back. From now until February 6, the gaming world’s latest novelties will be presented and conferences about the hottest topics of the moment will be exhibited as the iGaming and regulations, all in one place ... the Excel, the grounds of Royal Victoria Docks in London.
2014-02-04
JCM Global Wins 100 Percent of Bill Validator and Printer Business at King’s Casino Rozvadov
(DÜSSELDORF, Germany).- JCM Global, the gaming industry’s leading transaction technologies supplier, has won 100 percent of the bill validator and printer business at King’s Casino Rozvadov in the Czech Republic.
Cath Burns, TCSJOHNHUXLEY Group CEO
2014-02-04
TCSJOHNHUXLEY Signs Interactive Gaming Agreement With EveryMatrix Holdings Ltd.
(London).- TCSJOHNHUXLEY, the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of end-to-end live gaming solutions and services, has today entered the Interactive gaming industry with the signing of an MOU with EveryMatrix Holdings Limited.
2014-02-04
AMATIC’S Performer true to its name at EAG
Austrian AMATIC Industries is leading the way with its latest B3 and new Category C £100 games for the British market. The upright Performer with a whole host of exciting and challenging games has touched the hearts of players in Britain. AMATIC Industries is very well placed thanks to its very strong partner in the UK and Ireland – Genesis Games.
Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr. Recent President & CEO, American Gaming Association
2014-02-04
BMM Testlabs Announce New Director - Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr.
(USA).- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, announced today that Mr. Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr. will be taking on the role of non-executive Director on the board of BMM International from 1 February 2014.
2014-02-03
The Caribbean Gaming Show & Summit 2014 at Puerto Rico is getting close
(Puerto Rico).- C&GS Group, who started in 2009, attracted a multitude of leading companies from both local and international gaming business. The event will take place at Puerto Rico on March 20th. Now they will perform their third successful Show and casino/lottery. Operators from neighboring countries will visit the Exhibition assuring everyone once again why Caribbean Gaming Show & Summit, is "The Best Place to Network".
2014-02-03
Novomatic signs up 'Team America' trio
(USA).- NOVOMATIC Americas Sales, LLC continues to build its presence and capability in American markets and has today announced a trio of key appointments to its sales and technical staff as Mike Medlin, John Peterson and Jeffrey Rios take their place in the company’s ‘Team America’.
2014-02-03
Miami Slot Seating awarded Seating Contract with Ortiz Gaming.
(USA).- Miami Slot Seating continues to expand globally, and will now be the sole provider for Ortiz Gaming’s International Casino Seating market.
2014-02-03
Aristocrat strengthens multi-segment portfolio for ICE
(UK).- Aristocrat Technologies reaffirmed its commitment to EMEA-based operators across a number of gaming segments, announcing that it is unveiling a range of new concepts at ICE tomorrow. Pedro De Matos, General Manager – EMEA, said that the games developer would be bringing an 'explosive' line-up of new Class III games to the London event, alongside existing and new, flexible gaming operations models.
2014-01-31
Representatives from the Ibero-American Gaming Summit 2014 attend the London Expo (ICE)
(Madrid, LONFON).- International gaming operators, sector companies interested in Latin America, service providers, etc., and a large group of business owners from the gaming sector have expressed interest in participating in the first edition of the Ibero-American Gaming Summit, which will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 7 May 2014.
2014-01-31
Isle of Man post office is gearing up to attend ICE Totally Gaming 2014
(Isle of Man)- Post Office's specialist communication division Secure Direct Mail is gearing up to attend the ICE Totally Gaming Show 2014 (ICE) held from 4th to 6th February at Excel in London.
2014-01-31
World of gaming starts arriving at ICE London
(LONDON).– Exhibitors from throughout the world are descending on the ExCeL Centre in London to prepare for ICE Totally Gaming 2014. The world's biggest gaming event, which runs across the 4th/5th/6th February, features 503 exhibiting companies drawn from 57 nations and occupies 55,000 sqm of gaming innovation.
2014-01-31
Aristocrat brings glittering multigames to EMEA markets.
(EUROPE AND AFRICA).- Aristocrat Technologies is commemorating the conclusion of its Diamond Anniversary with the launch of its first widescreen multigame for gaming floors across Europe and Africa. Player’s Choice™ Diamond Edition is being shown for the first time on Stand S4-250 at London’s ICE Show (4th-6th February), alongside a second multigame pack due for imminent release, Player’s Choice™ Deluxe.
2014-01-30
Title: Scientific Games Signs Central Monitoring System Contract with New Mexico Gaming Control Board
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that the Company has signed a contract to implement and support a Central Monitoring System for the New Mexico Gaming Control Board, an existing customer.
2014-01-30
American Gaming Systems Announces Appointment of New President and Chief Executive Officer
(LAS VEGAS, Nevada).– American Gaming Systems (“AGS”), a leading designer and manufacturer of Class II gaming machines for the Native American gaming market with an emerging presence in a broad range of commercial Class III markets in the United States, today announced the appointment of David B. Lopez to the position President and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, INTRALOT Group CEO
2014-01-30
Intralot announces new organizational structure
(GREECE).- INTRALOT announces today its new organizational structure as well as the members of the Executive Committee, who will report directly to the Group CEO, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos.
2014-01-30
Ortiz Gaming's Sky Paper has made a revolutionary change in community gaming, and jackpot marketing
(USA).- Created exclusively for Ortiz Gaming machines, Sky Paper allows for a jackpot winner to be announced with a shower of multicolored paper, guaranteeing excitement and fun. Sky Paper is firm's latest innovation in community gaming.
The Suzo-Happ team at the EAG in London, January 2014 fltr - Chris Lomath, John Vallis, Belinda, Matthew Harris, Norman Ridall, Wayne Bean.
2014-01-29
SUZO-HAPP – pure innovations on show at EAG
(UK).- The Suzo-Happ team had plenty of innovations on show at the EAG International that took place between 21st and 23rd January at the ExCel, London. Alongside the most complete range of components and spare parts in the industry, visitors were able to see brand new products on display for the first time at this exhibition.
2014-01-29
NEWave Expands Relationship with Tachi Palace with New Software Installation
(LAS VEGAS).– NEWave®, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry, has again expanded its relationship with Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino. Tachi Palace already uses many NEWave software modules, and now NEWave has installed its Audit Manager software at the property.
2014-01-29
World media to open ICE
(LONDON).– ­In an unprecedented move, ICE organisers have invited the world's media to officially open next week's international gaming event which will feature more than 500 exhibiting companies drawn from 57 nations. The invitation to cut the opening ribbon on SENSATIONAL ICE reflects the close working relationship the event enjoys with the community of international gaming writers.
2014-01-29
CLS (Casino Locking Systems) supplied more than 125 casinos in 30 countries.
(UK).- After 16 years of casino background and locking expertise Ronald Brouwer and Sjaak van der Meer founded CLS (Casino Locking Systems) in 1999. These days CLS has more than 30 years experience in casino business.
2014-01-28
Chief technitians of Legendary Distributions are trained at Baum Games factory
(Latin America and the Caribean).- Legendary Distributions, exclusive distributor for Baum Games products in Latin America and the Caribean, sent its chief zone technicians for Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Panama, to be trained for several days at the installations of Baum Games in Dumbraveni, Rumania.
Martin Storm, BMM's President & CEO
2014-01-28
BMM Testlabs Announces Leadership Expansion In Europe
BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy announced today that it has expanded its presence in Europe with the appointment of Marzia Turrini as Senior Vice President of Business Development - Southern Europe.
2014-01-28
NEWave® Becomes Newest Reseller for ancora Software
(LAS VEGAS, NV).- NEWave®, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry, has signed an agreement with ancora Software, a developer of advanced data capture and document processing solutions, to resell ancoraDocs™ software. NEWave will market the ancoraDocs automated invoice processing solution to its base of gaming industry clients.
2014-01-28
More Than 500 Organizations to Exhibit at ICE
(LONDON).– Organisers have confirmed that next week's ICE Totally gaming event (February 4th/5th/6th ExCeL London) will feature more exhibiting companies than ever before with in excess of 500 organisations from 57 countries occupying space on the show floor. The figure beats last year's total of 481.
2014-01-27
Aruze Gaming America to exhibit at ICE 2014
(LAS VEGAS).– Aruze Gaming America, Inc. will be displaying its growing library of successful Stepper and Video titles. Founded in 1983 as Universal Distributors of Nevada, Aruze immediately established itself as an industry leader in innovation and performance. During the next thirty-year period, Aruze opened offices and facilities throughout North America, Australia, South Africa, Macau, Japan, and the Philippines. Now Aruze is one of the fastest growing suppliers in the gaming industry whose European distribution network continues to expand.
2014-01-27
DRGT WAPs’ great success at Millionaires Gaming Africa (MG Africa) in Ghana – DRGT satellite systems technology likely an industry first
DRGT redefining WAP technology in Africa with Millionaires Gaming Africa
(AFRICA).- DRGT, together with its African partner Simplicit-e Gaming Solutions, is redefining Wide-Area Progressive (WAP) technology for jackpots on slot machines. The feedback from Millionaires Gaming Africa (MG Africa) in Ghana deserves particular mention.
2014-01-27
Optimal Payments to exhibit at ICE 2014
(LONDON, MONTREAL and NEW YORK).- Optimal Payments, a leading global online payment solutions provider, will be exhibiting at the 2014 ICE Totally Gaming at London’s ExCel Centre from February 4-6, 2014 at booth N12-210.
2014-01-24
Scientific Games Signs Contract with Maine State Lottery to Provide Lottery Gaming and Instant Ticket Services
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that the Company has signed a new contract to implement and operate a complete lottery gaming system for instant and draw games, including the Sciplay™ interactive platform, as well as to provide instant ticket printing and a Cooperative Services Program (CSP) for the Maine State Lottery, an existing customer.
2014-01-24
IGT Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Results
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today reported operating results for the first quarter ended December 31, 2013.
2014-01-24
Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Welcomes Playtech as New Platinum Member
(LAS VEGAS).- The Gaming Standards Association welcomes Playtech as a new Platinum member. Playtech is GSA's first Platinum member whose business is primarily based in the online gaming space. The organization joins GSA's other member companies in the task of overseeing standards development for the gaming industry.
Olivia Weissgerber of AMATIC Industries at the IMA 2014
2014-01-24
Grand Arc Triple the true eyecatcher at the IMA
(AUSTRIA).- Visitors to the IMA rightly stood with awe when they saw the Grand Arc Triple. The Grand Arc Triple is the German AWP version of the exquisite Performer gaming cabinet from AMATIC Industries. This curved and elegant design attracts the eyes of players and draws them in discover and enjoy the great selection of games.
Tony Morrison
2014-01-24
Innovative Technology announce exclusive new product launch for ICE.
(UK).- Innovative Technology will be showcasing their state of the art, cash handling product range at ICE, along with the exciting promise of an exclusive first look at what Sales Director Tony Morrison described as “a ground-breaking new product that is set to revolutionise the industry”.
2014-01-23
Miss Gaming carried out the virtual launch of its annual magazine, the 2014 Yearbook by MGI.
(COLOMBIA).- The Miss Gaming International organization, launched its annual 2014 Yearbook magazine thru its webpage www.missgaminginternational.com
Connie Jones
2014-01-23
AGEM announces appointment of Connie Jones as Director of Responsible Gaming
(LAS VEGAS, United States).– The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced the appointment of Connie Jones as AGEM Director of Responsible Gaming.
2014-01-22
DRGT WAP drives ‘one of the best performing products ever’ at Sun International
DRGT changing WAP technology in Africa for good
(BELGIUM).- DRGT is proud to announce the successful ‘Duma’ WAP implementation at Sun International. Together with its African partner Simplicit-e Gaming Solutions, DRGT has implemented ‘one of the best performing products ever’ there.
2014-01-22
FutureLogic Inks Agreement with HMS Gaming and Bolsters Customer Sales & Support in Florida, the Carribbean, and Central America
(GLENDALE, CA).— FutureLogic, Inc.,the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it has entered into a distribution and service agreement through December 31, 2015 with HMS Gaming. With casino gaming and supplier licenses in multiple jurisdictions, HMS Gaming will be the exclusive sales and service provider for FutureLogic gaming printer products in Florida, the Caribbean, Panama, Colombia, Cruise Ship gaming operators, Puerto Rico and Suriname.
2014-01-22
Win Systems completes largest CMS migration by installing WIGOS in all Casinos owned by Codere in Mexico.
(MEXICO).- Win Systems completes the largest CMS migration in the gaming industry to date by installing WIGOS©, it’s Casino Management System, to all of The Codere Group’s 82 casinos in Mexico in just six months.
2014-01-21
Konami Gaming, Inc. changes mailing address to reflect new building expansion – construction on Konami’s campus progressing on schedule
(LAS VEGAS).- Konami Gaming, Inc. is changing its street mailing address from 585 Trade Center Drive to 585 Konami Circle in order to reflect the significant building expansion underway at its existing facility.
2014-01-21
Ainsworth Game Technology Limited – Regulatory Update and Profit Guidance
(USA).- The Company is pleased to advise that its Manufacturer and Distributor License applications were approved by the Mississippi Gaming Commission at a meeting held on 16 January 2014 in Mississippi. This enables the Company to manufacture, sell and/or distribute any gaming device or associated equipment for use and play in the state of Mississippi.
2014-01-20
NOVOMATIC Group further Strengthens its Position in Holland
(HOLLAND).- Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH (AGI), wholly owned subsidiary of NOVOMATIC AG, announced today that it has acquired the renowned Dutch family business Loontjens Automaten through its subsidiary Novo Gaming Netherland located in Tilburg.
2014-01-20
Niki Lauda and NOVOMATIC Agree Long Term Co-Operation
(AUSTRALIA).- Niki Lauda, three-time Formula-1 World Champion and entrepreneur, has agreed a long term co-operation with the NOVOMATIC Group. The agreement provides for worldwide activities of Niki Lauda as an ambassador for the international gaming group. Apart from the branding of his famous red cap Niki Lauda will support NOVOMATIC as an ambassador at selected national and international events.
2014-01-17
2013, a very positive year for Sielcon
(Soloazar exclusive).- Sielcon S.R.L, the company dedicated to the development and production of electromechanical slot machines, video gaming machines and management software for gambling halls, made a balance of the year 2013 through its representatives, who considered it "very positive."
2014-01-17
IGT MegaJackpots® Creates a Sunshine State Millionaire
(LAS VEGAS).- A simple trip to entertain house guests turned into a fortuitous trip for a Florida resident on Saturday evening. International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) awarded $1,097,272.26 on a Wheel of Fortune® DoubleDiamond® slot machine to Connie B. of Naples, Florida, who had been playing at the Seminole Casino in Immokalee, Florida.
2014-01-17
FutureLogic Announces Changes to Senior Leadership Team
(GLENDALE, CA).— FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and and couponing solutions, announces changes to its senior leadership team.
2014-01-16
Aristocrat Unleashes The Walking Dead™ Slot Game
(LAS VEGAS).- Zombies are taking over casinos across North America! Aristocrat has unleashed a giant horde of zombies in its new The Walking Dead™ Slot Game, based on AMC’s monster hit TV show The Walking Dead.
Marusha Pececnik
2014-01-16
New Global Marketing Manager
(USA).- Interblock company, the leading provider of multi-player gaming machines is pleased to announce the appointment of Marusha Pececnik as Global Marketing Manager.
2014-01-15
1st Latin America Casino Forum is just around the corner
(PUETO RICO).- This new and promising event will take place on March 18 (8am to 5pm) at Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan de Puerto Rico and the topic to treat will be “Casino operation, security & surveillance development”.
2014-01-14
Genting Proposes Opening Miami Slots Casino
(USA).- Genting Resorts World announced that it is seeking regulatory approval to open a slots-only resort on the Miami waterfront. The proposal would see the Malaysian gambling company enter into a four-way partnership which would allow it to make use of a permit held by Gulfstream racetrack to open a slots casino at a Biscayne Bay property.
Chairman Jim Bach
2014-01-14
NEWave Has Best Year in Company’s 20-Year History
(LAS VEGAS).– 2013 was an exciting year for NEWave®, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry. The company began 2013 by celebrating its 20th anniversary and then finished with its strongest sales year to date.
2013-12-20
Plans to relaunch Las Vegas Resort
(Las Vegas, United States).- Genting Bhd., Southeast Asia's largest casino operator, plans to spend as much as 4 billion dollars on the unfinished Las Vegas resort the company purchased from Boyd Gaming Corp. earlier this year because it seeks to build a U.S. empire of casino and leisure assets
2013-12-20
First Interblock’s G4 Organic installation in Bulgaria
(BULGARIA).- In the beginning of December Interblock together with Bulgarian partner, company Casino Trade BG Ltd carried out installation of G4 Organic Twins™ with 12 play stations in Football Shape inside of Imperia Gaming Club in city of Plovdiv, which is the first Interblock’s G4 product in the Bulgarian market.
Ed Miliband
2013-12-20
Labour promises FOBT reforms
(UK).- If elected to government, the Labour party has promised to pass legislation that will give councils the power to ban fixed odds betting terminals.
2013-12-19
Spain will host the First Ibero American Game Summit 2014
(MADRID, SPAIN).- It will be a meeting of reference for the gaming industry that will analyze and define interests and challenges of leading industry agents in the global context. The event, to be held on May 7 in Madrid, will have the participation of Ibero American regulators in this area.
2013-12-19
Bally Technologies’ Titanic video slot game sweeps awards at Macao Gaming Show
(LAS VEGAS, UNITED STATES).- The romantic and feature-filled TITANIC™ video slot from gaming technology innovator Bally Technologies, Inc. won awards in all four categories presented at the VIP Slot Room at the Macao Gaming Show last month.
2013-12-19
Last Chance to Vote for the British Poker Awards
(London, UK).- 2013 is fast coming to a close, and with it comes the last chance for poker fans to cast their votes in this year’s British Poker Awards.
2013-12-19
Les A Hails Cammegh’s Technology and Response
(UK).- Les Ambassadeurs Club, one of London’s finest Mayfair casinos, has poured praise on Cammegh Ltd for supplying and installing bespoke, customised and highly technical equipment across its gaming floor efficiently and above all quickly.
Rebecca Kingswell, TCSJOHNHUXLEY General Manager Asia
2013-12-18
TCSJOHNHUXLEY Asia Wins Supplier Excellence Award
(MACAO).- The Sands Group recently held its inaugural Supplier Excellence Awards at the Venetian Macau Resort Hotel. This event is a global initiative spearheaded by the Sands’ Group corporate headquarters in Las Vegas and was set up to recognise service providers who have enabled the success of the Group’s business.
2013-12-18
Win Systems Presents WASS Accounting System for Casinos
(SPAIN).- WASSTM is Win Systems latest gamming innovation. Win Systems is a leading company in the global technology sector for the gaming and entertainment industry with more than 20 years of experience. WASSTM (Slot Accounting System) is an Accounting System for Casinos that manages the interconnection of all gaming machines and electronic slot machines for the optimum control and monitoring of any casino.
2013-12-18
“The Walking Dead” is the most successful Aristocrat game ever
(United States).- Officials from the legendary pioneer of slot machine gaming experiences, Aristocrat Technologies, said that the slot machine based on the AMC cable television series “The Walking Dead” is the company’s most successful new game ever and that is before the first wager is even placed.
2013-12-18
‘Expansión’ mentions Zitro as one of the 100 companies that will create new jobs in 2014
The Spanish business newspaper ‘Expansión’ has just published an interesting article on its newspaper and website about the ‘100 companies that will create new jobs in 2014,’ and Zitro will be one of them.
2013-12-17
Casinos Austria at ICE Totally Gaming 2014
(UK).- The Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries Group showcases its unique portfolio of gaming services, solutions and products in London from 4 to 6 February 2014.
2013-12-17
Expert Speakers Announced for the London Affiliate Conference 2014
(London, UK).- The London Affiliate Conference (LAC), taking place in London on the 6th - 9th February 2014 has announced its latest confirmed speakers for this year’s conference sessions.
Antonio Gridà Cucco, Senior Group Manager Operations, Italy
2013-12-16
BMM Testlabs announce new location in Bologna, Italy
(ITALIA).- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy is pleased to announce that it will be opening a new office and testing facility in Bologna, Italy. The office, due to open January 2014 is located in Bologna Business Park and will be managed by Senior Group Manager Operations, Antonio Gridà Cucco.
Simona Dutto
2013-12-16
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Names Gaming Industry Expert as New Business Development Manager for Italy
(HILLEGOM, THE NETHERLANDS). - Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, has named gaming industry expert Simona Dutto as the company's new Business Development Manager in Italy, joining the GLI Europe Development team.
2013-12-16
IGT Signs with Delaware State Lottery to Bring Fan-Favorite VLT Games to Delaware
(LAS VEGAS).- IGT, a global technology innovator and creator of exciting entertainment experiences, today announced that the Company has inked a deal to continue the provision of more than 3,500 Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) to the state of Delaware.
2013-12-16
Japan Gaming Congress 14-16 May 2014
(JAPAN).- Organised by the team of gaming experts responsible for ICE Totally Gaming, ICE Conferences, EiG, GiGse, and the 2013 launch event, Brasilian Gaming Congress, the inaugural Japan Gaming Congress (JgC) will take place across 14th-16th May 2014 in Tokyo. Michael Leven, President and Chief Operating Officer of Las Vegas Sands has agreed to be one of the lead speakers at JgC.
2013-12-13
FutureLogic Hires Molinaro & Expands its Sales Presence in Nevada
(GLENDALE, CA).— FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it has hired John Molinaro as its Business Development Manager for Southern Nevada. In addition to his sales and business development efforts in Las Vegas, John will manage all of FutureLogic’s key corporate accounts.
2013-12-13
A hard work year is ending for everybody.
CARIBBEAN GAMING SHOW & SUMMIT 2014 March 19-20, 2014
(COSTA RICA).- Our company appreciates your support and enthusiasm for this 5th Edition of the Caribbean Gaming Show & Summit. And what a way to celebrate! in the best location in the Caribbean and in one of the oldest gaming jurisdictions after Vegas.
2013-12-13
IGT Decks the Halls for Another Millionaire at MGM Grand Las Vegas
(LAS VEGAS).- This joyful holiday season International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) continues to celebrate new millionaires across the nation. Last weekend the Company awarded $10,337,640.37 on Megabucks®, famed Nevada progressive jackpot, at MGM Grand Las Vegas.
2013-12-13
Aristocrat preparing to 'light up' ICE 2014
(UK).- Global games developer Aristocrat Technologies is preparing to 'light up' ExCeL in February with the launch of what it describes as the most 'diverse and unreservedly innovative' range of new gaming solutions its ever presented outside of its core US and Australian markets.
2013-12-12
Gaming Executive McGill Makes The Move To Mobile, Signs On As New President Of Joingo
(San Jose, CA, and Las Vegas, NV).- Mobile engagement company Joingo announced today the addition of Seamus McGill to their leadership team. McGill has been appointed as Joingo’s President, tasked to head the sales, marketing, and overall growth efforts of the mobile software company.
2013-12-12
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(GLENDALE, CA).— FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it has entered into a service agreement through December 31, 2015 with TDN Money Systems.
Tracey Chernay EVP of Transact together with Rene Huiber and Ferry Bostelaar of Suzo-Happ
2013-12-12
Global reach via local support once again underlined
SUZO-HAPP exhibited at French slot summit
(OUD BEIJERLAND, THE NETHERLANDS).- The last Slot Summit of this year took place between 10th and 12th December at the Casino Enghien-les-Bains in Paris, France. Yet again, the Suzo-Happ team has demonstrated its dedication in supporting local operators – not just by attending this Slot Summit, but by exhibiting there.
2013-12-11
Ortiz Gaming's 'Next Generation of Bingo' Hits Asia
(United States).- Ortiz Gaming, the international developer of electronic bingo games, has entered the Asian market. The company known as a leader in gaming in multiple countries, is now taking their international success to Asia. Ortiz Gaming has become an icon in ‘revolutionizing’ bingo, their niche for increasing time-in-chair, along with their diverse and exciting game library has solidified their success. Their attention to comprehensive solutions and multiple strategies, allows them to meet the specialized needs of any market and culture.
2013-12-11
Aristocrat Forms Partnership with Wave Crest to Provide Casino Card eWallet
(LAS VEGAS).– Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat Technologies Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Wave Crest Group to launch an open-loop casino card. The project is aimed at improving the user experience for casino patrons and to provide casino operators with new payment and loyalty solutions to enhance the overall gaming and leisure experience.
2013-12-10
Casino Merit Lefkosa have chosen Interblock products
(CYPRUS).- Interblock is proudly announcing installation of top branded multi-terminal gaming machine, G4 Organic Twin™ with 12 play stations in Casino Merit Lefkosa within Group of Merit Casinos, located in Nicosia, Cyprus. Installation was carried out in November, 2013 and since then showed excellent performance.
Travis Foley, BMM Americas EVP Operations
2013-12-10
BMM Announces Testlab Expansion
(USA).- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy is pleased to announce it will be expanding its testlab facility at the Global Headquarters in Las Vegas in early 2014.
2013-12-10
New data reveals majority of U.S. social casino gamers are women; they play 30 percent more virtual chips than men
IGT's DoubleDown Casino Releases World's First Social Casino Index
(LAS VEGAS and SEATTLE).- International Game Technology, a global leader in gaming systems technology, and DoubleDown Casino, the world's largest social casino, today announced the release of the first-ever Social Casino Index.
2013-12-09
BMM announces Testlab expansion
(USA).- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy is pleased to announce it will be expanding its testlab facility at the Global Headquarters in Las Vegas in early 2014.
2013-12-09
Uncertain future for the Revel Casino
(USA).- Revel may be Atlantic City’s newest casino, having opened to great fanfare in April of 2012, but unfortunately for the property it is suffering the same fate of many of the city’s dozen land-based casinos. That reality is financial hardship and a struggle to attract gamblers and revenue.
Eric Tom, IGT Executive Vice President of Global Sales
2013-12-09
IGT Fuels Excitement for New Jersey Real Money Online Gaming
(LAS VEGAS).- IGT, a global technology innovator and creator of exciting entertainment experiences, today announced that the Company is primed for the start of legal online casino wagering in New Jersey.
2013-12-06
FutureLogic Boosts its Sales Presence in the Southwest and Lower Midwest of the U.S.
(GLENDALE, CA9).— FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it is continuing to bolster its North American sales team by hiring Bruce Anderson as its Business Development Manager for the Southwest and lower Midwest regions of the United States. In his new role, Bruce will take over FutureLogic’s sales and business development efforts in Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
2013-12-06
Debate and commercial show at the annual Congress of ANESAR
(SPAIN).- The Spanish Association of Businessmen of Gaming Rooms and Recreational, ANESAR, will celebrate its usual annual Congress in the upcoming December 11th in IFEMA fairgrounds in Madrid where a debate about Online Gaming and its effects on the traditional sector will be performed. It will also be an open and free commercial exposition for all professionals interested in learning about the new models of machines.
2013-12-06
Caesars warns that online gambling could injure to the casinos
(USA).- The world's largest casino company, Caesars Entertainment, is cautioning investors that Internet gambling might hurt, rather than help, its brick casinos because this newer form of gamble could reduce patron visits to them.
David Kennedy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games
2013-12-06
Scientific Games Announces New General Counsel Andrew Tomback
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") today announced that Andrew E. Tomback has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, effective December 1, 2013.
2013-12-06
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases November 2013 Index
(LAS VEGAS, NV).- After reporting four consecutive monthly increases, the AGEM Index reported relatively no change in November 2013 when compared to October 2013. During the month, the index posted a composite score of 193.47, which was down a modest 0.04 points from the prior month.
2013-12-05
BMM has been accepted as an Affiliate Member in ALEA, Argentina
(ARGENTINA).- BMM, TestLabs, is the longest established and most experienced private independent gaming certification lab in the world, announced that it has been accepted as an Affiliate Member of the Lottery Association, Pools and State Casinos in Argentina (ALEA)
2013-12-05
The Newest Aristocrat Class III Game Category
The Walking Dead™ Slot Game
(USA).- The Las Vegas Sun called it “by far the most popular game at G2E,” and now The Walking Dead™ Slot Game is coming to the casino floor.
2013-12-05
Industry's Premier Event Continues to Keep Gaming Professionals at the Forefront of the Latest Trends and Insights
G2E Had Highest Attendance, Largest Show Floor Since 2008
(LAS VEGAS).- The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions-partners in Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the premier trade show and conference event for the international gaming industry-announced today that they welcomed nearly 16,250 attendees to G2E 2013. These attendance figures are the event's highest since 2008 and a 3 percent increase over 2012. Additionally, total attendance at G2E 2013, including attendees and exhibitors, saw year-over-year growth, increasing to nearly 26,300. G2E 2013 was held Sept. 23-26 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
2013-12-04
Brazilian Gaming Congress, the interest of the industry in Latin market is in constant growing
(Soloazar Exclusive).- At the last month of November took place the first Gaming Congress in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) where more than 200 personalities of gaming industry in the world met to interchange ideas about the growth, penetration and regulation of the online industry in over the different countries those form the area.
Nick Micalizzi, FutureLogic’s Vice President Sales and Marketing, North America
2013-12-04
FutureLogic Expands North American Reach with Sales and Service Agreement with Dynasty Games
(GLENDALE, CA).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it has entered into a Sales and Distribution Agreement through December 31, 2015 with Dynasty Games. With over 26 years of experience in gaming and as the official service provider for several major operators , Dynasty Games is uniquely qualified to expand FutureLogic’s growing North American distribution network by providing seasoned sales personnel, and proven service and repair capabilities in the western region of the United States. Dynasty Games will focus its efforts as the distributor for FutureLogic gaming printer products in the western states, including Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington.
James Kennedy, Executive Vice President and Group Chief Executive of Lottery for Scientific Games
2013-12-03
Scientific Games Signs Primary Instant Game Contract with California Lottery
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") today announced that it has signed a contract with the California State Lottery to be the primary provider of instant games and associated support services, including account management, instant game design, product and player research, game planning, and integrated marketing programs...
NEWave COO Tom Bechtel
2013-12-03
NEWave® Installs Check Prove® Software At Palms Casino Resort
(LAS VEGAS).- NEWave®, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry, has installed its Check Prove® software at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
Jason Peters, President of KGM Gaming
2013-12-03
KGM Gaming Enters Agreement with Caesars Interactive in NJ
(PHILADELPHIA).- Today, KGM Gaming announced in conjunction with their partners at Spin Games™, they have reached an agreement with Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc., (CIE) to provide its remote gaming server (RGS) and several exciting game titles to be played across CaesarsCasino.com and HarrahsCasino.com for New Jersey residents and visitors of legal age.
The master of toppers - Lou Rudolph of Suzo-Happ at the Gieffe stand ENADA Rome
2013-12-02
RGB Xenon topper placed as standard on Gieffe’s new slots
SUZO-HAPP – great customer reference from italy’s gieffe
(THE NETHERLANDS).- Gieffe SRL from Casavatore by Naples in Italy has over thirty years of experience in the Italian AWP industry. Therefore, a customer reference from Gieffe carries strong weight in Italy.
Ms. Areti Markou, Deputy General Manager of INTRALOT Maroc
2013-12-02
Intralot enables MDJS responsible gaming certifications
INTRALOT is pleased to announce that “La Marocaine des Jeux et des Sports (MDJS),” whose operational services and technology are provided by INTRALOT, has achieved EL and WLA Responsible Gaming (RG) Certifications and has become the first Lottery in Africa that has achieved the highest RG standards.
2013-11-29
The largest international expo of Latin America SAGSE Latin America @ Buenos Aires, so firm and solid
(ARGENTINA).- SAGSE Latin America @Buenos Aires, got a highlight in its position on the regional leadership as the superior event for excellence under the new slogan "The most important Gaming Community".
2013-11-29
Virtual sports from VSports appears on Wezzet’s SSBT at bookmakers’ nets
(RUSSIAN).- Wezzet officially announces the execution of an agreement with VSports Games – a market leader in delivering unique and innovative virtual games. VSports Games are well known for their highly realistic graphic and scripts of gaming events. The company’s clients are major bookmaking brands from Great Britain, Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America.
2013-11-29
Las Vegas Casinos to Benefit From 100 Years of iGaming Experience
(Las Vegas, USA).- The iGaming North America Conference (March 19-21, 2014), will bring Las Vegas casino operators a conference and trade show organized by experienced industry and conference organizers Sue Schneider, Mark Balestra and Michael Caselli.
2013-11-29
Dynam Japan hints at online casino development for Macau
(JAPAN).- Japanese gaming operator Dynam Japan Holdings said in a new Hong Kong filing it has ambitions to produce 'online casino games in Macau, provided that such games comply with all applicable laws and regulations of Macau'. When pressed for more information, a statement from Dynam Japan Holdings said that none was available at the present time.
2013-11-29
Starbet expands into online and mobile with SBTech
(BELGIUM).- Land-based casino Belgium Starbet is to partner sportsbetting solutions provider SBTech as part of a move to expand its operations into the online and mobile mediums.
Jamie Odell
2013-11-28
GeoComply’s Geo-location System Approved for New Jersey’s Internet Gaming Market
(USA).- Gaming machine and casino management systems specialist Aristocrat Technologies has cited the success of its US business as the catalyst behind significant profit growth in the 12 months to September 30, 2013.
2013-11-28
IOA expects ‘productive’ EAG International
(UK).- Following what has been an eventful year for the UK gaming machine industry, the Independent Operators Association is anticipating that January’s London show will be a significant one.
2013-11-27
FutureLogic’s GEN2 Universal™ Printer Selected by NOVOMATIC as Exclusive Printer for the Romanian Lottery
(GLENDALE, CA).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH (AGI) have selected FutureLogic’s GEN2 Universal™ printer as their exclusive ticket printing medium for all 10,000 VLT machines for the Romanian Lottery (Loteria Romana).
2013-11-27
Inspired launches new and unique 100/1 roulette game to UK market
(LONDON).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the UK’s leading supplier of SBG gaming machines and premium HD games to UK bookmakers - including William Hill, Betfred, Paddy Power and over 20 independents – today launches 100/1 Roulette, a quirky addition to its popular multi-game Storm and Eclipse gaming machines.
2013-11-27
Fadja advances with the Colombian industry
(COLOMBIA).- The sixteenth eviction of the most representative of the region will take place on April 23 and 24 in the Great Room of Corferias in Bogota, with the exhibit of the latest in products for gaming halls, casinos, bingos and lotteries, integrating offer and demand in all the lines of an industry in expansion.
Orrin J. Edidin, Group Chief Executive for Williams Interactive
2013-11-27
Williams Interactive Launches Real-Money Mobile Platform
(CHICAGO, USA).- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS), is proud to announce the commercial launch of its mobile platform, first introduced at G2E® and EiG industry events and now available to patrons of gaming sites integrated with the Williams Interactive Game Server.
Constantinos Antonopoulos
2013-11-27
Intralot announces 9μ2013 financial results: ebitda increase +22% in 9m2013
(GREECE).- INTRALOT Group today announces its financial results for the nine-month period ending September 30th 2013, prepared in accordance with IFRS.
Ramesh Srinivasan, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bally
2013-11-26
Bally Announces New Senior Executive Leadership Team
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) ("Bally" or the "Company"), a leader in gaming machines, table-game products, casino-management systems, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced its new senior executive team following the completion of the Company's acquisition of SHFL entertainment.
Ramesh Srinivasan, Bally Technologies' President and Chief Executive Officer
2013-11-26
Bally Completes Acquisition of SHFL entertainment
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI) ("Bally"), a leader in gaming machines, table-game products, casino-management systems, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of SHFL entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: SHFL) ("SHFL"). As previously announced, SHFL shareholders are receiving $23.25 per share in cash for each share of SHFL stock. The transaction is valued at approximately $1.3 billion, including assumed net debt.
2013-11-26
Aristocrat Launches Newest nLive Virtual Casino Platform for Spirit Mountain Casino
(LAS VEGAS).– Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat has forever changed the gaming industry with its award-winning nLive™ virtual casino platform. Now Aristocrat has created its newest nLive virtual casino for Spirit Mountain Casino, the latest Tribal operation to launch an nLive virtual casino.
Kate Chambers, Portfolio Director responsible for both ICE Totally Gaming and ICE Conference
2013-11-26
Closing week for ICE Conferences Early Bird discount
(LONDON).– Delegates wishing to attend the highly respected ICE Conference programme (3rd – 5th February, ExCeL London) have until Friday November 29th to take advantage of the Early Bird discount which provides a 22% reduction on the price of a Full Conference pass. The entire eight-strong programme comprises over 40 hours of targeted learning and networking and features 150 of gaming’s most eminent thought leaders.
2013-11-22
“GLI have had an excellent performance during the Latin America Buenos Aires 2013” said Karen Sierra
(Exclusive Soloazar).- Sierra Karen Hughes, director of development for Latin America and Caribbean GLI discussed about SAGSE fair, "We have had lots of inquiries from manufacturers and regulators, for us the exposition was excellent, we are very happy with the work we have done”
Lai Fatt Chiang, GTECH General Manager, Casino Systems Asia Pacific.
2013-11-22
GTECH’s SYSTEM2go™ Installed at Entertainment Gaming Asia Venues in Cambodia
(Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA).– GTECH’s SYSTEM2go™ slot management system has been deployed by Entertainment Gaming Asia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGT) in Cambodia at Dreamworld Poipet, Dreamworld Pailin, and NagaWorld® Casino. SYSTEM2go was installed on 652 slot machines marking the first deployments of GTECH systems in Cambodia. Entertainment Gaming Asia is a leading gaming company focused on emerging gaming markets in Pan-Asia.
2013-11-22
Intralot sponsorsthe first Gaming Congress in Brazil
(BRAZIL).- INTRALOT was the proud Headline Sponsor of thefirst Brazilian Gaming Congress, held 18-20th November in Rio de Janeiro. In view ofthe World Cup 2014 and the 2016 OlympicGames, theCongress broughttogether internationally renowned gaming operators, suppliers, and sports agencies, as well as Brazilian sports, lotteries and gaming regulators and key government officials.
2013-11-22
New App developed for world’s biggest gaming event
(LONDON).– Visitors, exhibitors and delegates attending ICE Totally Gaming and the co-located ICE Conferences will benefit from the launch of a new mobile event guide app, which has been developed specifically for what is the most complete business-to-business gaming event on the industry calendar.
2013-11-22
iGaming North America Experiences Record Sign Ups for Conference
(London, UK).- The iGaming North America Conference, a Nevada-based conference and trade show for the iGaming industry in North America, has opened its registration and is already seeing record numbers signing up. In 2013, the event saw registrations almost double from the previous year with over 600 delegates in attendance and with this early surge in registrations organizers are expecting the attendance to once again break records.
Eric Tom, IGT Executive Vice President of Global Sales.
2013-11-21
Drives evolution of the gaming industry with compelling for-wager game play
IGT Fuels Excitement for New Jersey Real Money Online Gaming
(LAS VEGAS).- IGT, a global technology innovator and creator of exciting entertainment experiences, today announced that the Company is primed for the start of legal online casino wagering in New Jersey.
2013-11-21
New Jersey awards Caesars, Bally AC online licenses
(USA).- New Jersey awarded two additional casinos licenses to conduct Internet gambling ahead of the launch this week, bringing the state's total to seven. Caesars Interactive, a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment, and Bally's Atlantic City were both granted Internet gambling permits by the state gambling enforcement division
Clive Hawkswood, CEO of the RGA
2013-11-21
RGA welcome EC infringement proceedings, call for Court of Justice referral
(EUROPE).- The European Commission announced that it has formally opened a series of infringement proceedings against a number of EU Member States whose laws on gambling appear to be in breach of the rules of the internal market.
Andrea Boratto
2013-11-21
Lottomatica Brings World Match Slots to Italy
(ITALY).- World Match Limited mobile slots are soon to be gracing the smartphones and computers of Italian gamers, after a deal was struck with Italian lottery and gaming company Lottomatica to bring the slot games to their two platforms.
2013-11-20
Interblock’s special project in Jamaica
(JAMAICA).- Interblock together with the Terra Nova All-Suite property carried out special project, which consisted of G4 Organic Virtual™ with Horserace game and 12 play stations in their gaming lounge within the property in Kingston, Jamaica. Installation was successfully carried in the summer 2013, but very good performance of Interblock product lead to further expansion agreement for additional 8 player stations and additional G4 Organic Virtual™ Baccarat game for December 2013.
2013-11-20
NEWave Installs Several Modules of myCompliance Manager™ Software at Graton Resort & Casino
(LAS VEGAS).- NEWave, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry, is protecting the newly opened Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park, Calif., with its award-winning myCompliance Manager™ software suite.
2013-11-20
FutureLogic Selected by Euro Games Technology (EGT) for Worldwide Gaming Platforms
(GLENDALE, CA).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it has been selected as the preferred technology partner for all printing and couponing solutions by the leading Bulgarian gaming machines manufacturer, Euro Games Technology (EGT).
2013-11-20
JCM Global Wins 100 Percent of New Downtown Grand Business
(LAS VEGAS).- Leading transaction technologies supplier JCM Global has posted another big win, this time earning 100 percent of the bill validator business at the recently opened Downtown Grand in Las Vegas.
2013-11-20
Long-term commitment reaping benefits
Brilliant BEGE for APEX gaming
(HAGENBERG, AUSTRIA).- The Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Exhibition – BEGE – took place between 22nd and 23rd October in Sofia, Bulgaria. This was an ideal opportunity for APEX gaming to demonstrate its dedication to the Bulgarian gaming market – both in the casino and arcade segment. There was plenty to see at the APEX gaming stand.
2013-11-19
David L. Kennedy Appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed David L. Kennedy as Chief Executive Officer, who will succeed A. Lorne Weil effective immediately. The Board of Directors also determined to separate the roles of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and has appointed Ronald O. Perelman as its Chairman.
2013-11-19
AGEM Announces Six New Members Join Organization
(LAS VEGAS). - The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the membership applications of six new companies, bringing the trade group comprised of the world’s leading gaming suppliers to a total of 130 members from 19 countries.
2013-11-19
Intralot achieves 5 stars distinction
(EUROPE).- INTRALOT received the “Recognised for Excellence (R4E) in Europe - 5 Stars” distinction from the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) for its Systems Technical Division, rewarding its high-quality business approach, its ability to innovate and its commitment to excellence in service delivery.
Patti Hart, CEO of IGT
2013-11-18
IGT Announces Fifth Consecutive Quarterly Dividend Increase
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.11 per share on its common stock, a 57% increase compared to the dividend paid in the same quarter last year. This marks the 43rd consecutive quarter that the Company has paid a dividend, which is currently the longest streak in the gaming industry.
2013-11-18
Banks, PayPal refuse Internet gambling transactions
(US).- Efforts to launch Internet gambling are facing new obstacles as credit card issuers including Wells Fargo, American Express and Bank of America are refusing to allow related transactions.
Felipe Ludeña, Codere's CTO.
2013-11-18
BetSoft confirms Codere partnership
(SPAIN).- 3D gaming developer BetSoft Gaming confirmed its partnership deal with Spanish gaming company Codere that will see BetSoft's entire Slots3 collection made available to Codere's worldwide clientele at their land-based casinos. This partnership marks the first time that BetSoft's 3D slots games will be represented in the land-based market.
2013-11-18
Bulgaria’s gambling blacklist to be scrapped under new law
(BULGARIA).- A blacklist that bans a number of betting websites from operating in Bulgaria is set to be scrapped under a new law that alters the way the country taxes members of the gambling industry.
2013-11-18
Inspired Virtual sports will be presented in Wezzet betting terminals
(UK).- Wezzet officially announces the signing of an agreement with Inspired Gaming Group – the world’s leading supplier of Virtual Sports and Europe’s leading supplier of Video Lottery Terminals.
2013-11-15
Incredible Technologies presents Mystical Mine Slot Machine
(US).- Mystical Mine is compatible with IT’s Breeze Upright and Slant-75 slot machine cabinets
2013-11-15
A new Miss Gaming Argentina 2013 was crowned
(ARGENTINA).- On Wednesday, as part of SAGSE, there was a new edition of Miss Gaming. Jesica Roldan, the winner of Miss Gaming International, held recently, gave the crown to Julia Foces, who had participated in the 2011 edition.
2013-11-15
Bwin.party reveals 21pc Q3 revenue drop
(UK).- Bwin.party revealed a 21 percent drop in third quarter revenues, to €145.7m, which it said was largely a result of a block on access to its products in Greece.
CEO James Maida
2013-11-14
GLI’s James Maida Honored by Rutgers University
(LAKEWOOD, N.J.).- Rutgers University Law-Camden is honoring James R. Maida, President/CEO of Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy. Rutgers is bestowing Maida with the 2013 Arthur E. Armitage Sr. Distinguished Alumni Award.
Clark Warren, Konami´s director of system sales
2013-11-14
Konami Gaming, Inc. Installs SYNKROS™
(LAS VEGAS).- The new Downtown Grand Las Vegas (Downtown Grand) Hotel & Casino opened on Sunday, October 27, 2013, with Konami Gaming, Inc.’s SYNKROS casino management system installed to assist with the management of gaming and entertainment operations.
2013-11-14
FutureLogic Strengthens U.S. Presence
(GLENDALE, CA).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it has entered into a Sales Representative and Distribution Agreement through December 31, 2015 with American Gaming & Electronics (AG&E), a wholly owned subsidiary of Wells-Gardner Electronics Corporation (NYSE MKT: WGA).
2013-11-13
SAGSE Buenos Aires 2013 opened its doors
(ARGENTINA).- South American Gaming Suppliers Expo (SAGSE) was inaugurated for its 21st edition. The most important gaming show in South America welcomed visitors with 120 exhibitors ready to present their innovations and featured products
2013-11-13
A new Miss Gaming Argentina will be crowned tonight
(ARGENTINA).- The event that brings gaming industry from November 12 to 14 at the Centro Costa Salguero already started with a very positive picture on its first day. One of the most outstanding moments is the recognized pageant Miss Gaming, Carlos Seminario, Producer of the event gave us a preview.
2013-11-13
Alexander Vleeming to be appointed as new Gauselmann CFO
(GERMANY).- The family-owned Gauselmann Group appoints a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who will also rejuvenate its top management. On 1st January 2014, 39-year-old Diplom-Wirtschaftsjurist Alexander Vleeming, who holds a Master Degree in International Taxation, takes over the financial responsibility for the internationally active group. He replaces Ulrich Wüseke who leaves the company at his own request on 31st December 2013 after nearly 16 years in order to spend more time on consultancy activities.
2013-11-13
Lottomatica launches Net Entertainment’s online casino games
(MALTA).- Net Entertainment announces the commercial launch of a selection of the Company’s best in breed online casino games for mobile and desktop game titles on Lottomatica. Additional games will be released over time to enhance the local dot.it offering.
2013-11-12
Leander Signs Deal With American Gaming Systems
(LONDON, Uk).- American casino slot developer, American Gaming Systems (AGS) and Leander have signed an exclusive partnership that will see AGS' key titles integrated and made available through Leander's LeGa platform.
INTRALOT Group CEO, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos
2013-11-12
Intralot at the 31st Athens classic marathon in support of the Greek society for the protection of persons with autism
(GREECE).- INTRALOT, for the second consecutive year, participated in the 31st Athens Classic Marathon, an international sports event that reveals the timeless and universal ideals of sport, fair play, volunteerism, social consciousness, collective participation and offering.With an unprecedented number of 31,000 runners, this year’s event was the most successful since its inception.
2013-11-12
Betclearer launch new operation with LVS Advanced Betting Platform
(London, UK).– LVS Ltd, a UK based specialist of sports betting solutions today announced the launch of a new platform for their customer Betclearer which went live on October 8th, 2013.
2013-11-12
Evolution launches dedicated Live Casino for Grosvenor Casinos
(LONDON).- Evolution Gaming, the world leader in video-streamed Live Dealer gaming, has announced that is has launched a greatly extended and all-new dedicated Live Casino environment for Grosvenor Casinos, the UK's leading casino operator.
Scientific Games Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, A. Lorne Weil
2013-11-11
Scientific Games' Third Quarter 2013 Revenue Rises 4%
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation announced results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013, having recorded growth in both revenue and earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) during the period.
IGT’s chief executive officer, Patti Hart
2013-11-11
Social gaming boosts IGT 2013 revenue growth
(US).- Slot machine maker International Game Technology said that its net income fell 27.9 % in the company’s fourth quarter, but profits for all of fiscal 2013 increased by 9 %.
2013-11-11
New Jersey Regulators Release Updated iGaming Approval List
(US).- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has approved bwin.party, Betfair, Ultimate Poker, Caesars, Amaya/Ongame, Bally Technologies and 888 in the latest release of companies now allowed to work in online gambling in the state.
2013-11-11
NOVOMATIC enters the electronic lottery gaming market with the acquisition of Betware
(AUSTRALIA).- NOVOMATIC AG, through its subsidiary Novo Lottery Solutions GmbH, has acquired a majority shareholding in Betware Holding hf., the Icelandic gaming pioneer and the leader in online gaming solutions for the lottery market. Through its subsidiary Novo Lottery Solutions GmbH, NOVOMATIC AG now owns a 90% shareholding in the Icelandic company, with the remaining 10% retained by the Betware management.
Sabby Gill, IGT Regional Vice President of EMEA and LATAM
2013-11-11
The Sky's the Limit: IGT Delivers the UK's First-Ever Cloud Link of Multiple Casinos at Aspers Group
(LONDON).- IGT (NYSE: IGT) a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and systems technology, today announced that its IGT Cloud has gone live across the full Aspers Group estate of four casinos. The IGT Cloud deployment links 103 machines across the UK's two largest casinos located in Milton Keynes, Stratford as well as two additional casinos in Newcastle and Northampton.
David Baazov, CEO of Amaya
2013-11-08
Amaya and bwin.party extend real-money offer to NJ
(MONTREAL).- Amaya Gaming Group Inc., an entertainment solutions provider for the regulated gaming industry, announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement to provide a wide selection of online casino gaming content to bwin.party in New Jersey.
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman
2013-11-08
Australia’s Next Big Gambling Break
(AUSTRALIA).- Campbell Newman’s recent announcement to offer up to three new casino licenses in Queensland signals that Australia’s second great gambling boom has begun.
2013-11-08
Brazil’s debt-ridden football clubs could be saved by sports betting regulation ahead of the World Cup
(BRAZIL).- Delegates attending the inaugural Brasilian Gaming Congress (BgC) across 18-20 November in Rio de Janeiro, will learn how a responsibly regulated sports betting market could serve as a source of financial salvation for Brazil’s struggling football clubs which have amassed debts of $1.4bn in unpaid taxes in 2013 alone, with the government forced to pay part of the debt from taxpayers’ purses.
2013-11-08
Second largest jackpot to hit on Megabucks slot in a single year
IGT's Megabucks® Hits for a Staggering 12 Million Dollars at MGM Grand Las Vegas
(LAS VEGAS).- IGT has 12 million reasons why you should play its Megabucks slot machine. Monday afternoon a jackpot hit for $12,463,147.70 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
2013-11-07
Belatra Games continues adding talent to the company
(ARGENTINA).- Andrea Mora joined the company as Sales Manager for South America.
CEO Marco Sala
2013-11-07
Solid results for GTECH
(ITALY).- Italian gaming group GTECH on Tuesday reported a slight rise in third-quarter earnings, in line with analysts expectations, and reiterated it expects 2013 EBITDA, excluding a one-off legal provision, at the upper end of its guidance.
2013-11-07
Thriving BEGE in Bulgaria
Suzo-Happ – once again demonstrates local support
(BULGARIA).- The outstanding customer support from Suzo-Happ coupled with the industry’s largest product choice rightly makes the company the leading global supplier of spares and components in the gaming and amusement industries.
2013-11-07
GamblingCompliance Launches New Research Division
(LONDON).– GamblingCompliance, the leading provider of business intelligence to the global gambling industry, is this week launching a new research arm, GCRS, to support the gambling industry with legislative tracking, detailed analytical commentary and product-specific market forecasts.
Andrew Cuomo
2013-11-07
New York voters say “yes” to casino expansion
(US).- New York voters on Tuesday approved a constitutional amendment to expand casino gambling, authorizing as many as seven full-scale casinos as part of a plan meant to bring jobs to economically distressed upstate regions.
Mr. Marios Mitromaras, INTRALOT General Manager Asia
2013-11-07
Intralot signs 3rd contract in Taiwan, providing its world-class betting services
INTRALOT has been selected by the Taiwan Sports Lottery Corporation (TSLC), among other international companies, as its single betting services partner for the next 10 years. INTRALOT will start offering its world-class betting services in the beginning of 2014 through the end of 2023.
2013-11-06
IGT Brings Sizzling Showcase Of Gaming Entertainment And Innovation To Latin America For SAGSE 2013
(LAS VEGAS).- Global gaming entertainment giant International Game Technology is ready to rock south of the equator at SAGSE Latin America's most anticipated gaming tradeshow, Nov. 12 -14 in Buenos Aires. With a bold portfolio of fan-favorite MegaJackpots® titles that boast global appeal and a vast variety of compelling market-attuned games, designed to resonate with the dynamic players of the region, IGT's impact on the industry will be impossible to miss. IGT will also cast a blue spotlight on the Company's latest industry-changing content and savvy systems solutions.
2013-11-06
American Gaming Association (AGA) and SAGSE Latin America @ Buenos Aires announce the second edition of "Global Gaming Women - LATAM", in Latin America on November 13th at 1:30pm
(ARGENTINA).- After the successful edition of this meeting during SAGSE Central America & the Caribbean where more than 60 women from this sector met, we announce its second edition in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires. Here, all women from this industry will met for the second time in Latin America to listen to a well known guest from the touristic sector: Mrs. Annie Millet. There are 117 gaming women registered.
2013-11-06
Zitro, World Leader in Bingo Games will present its video machines to the Latin American market in the next edition of SAGSE 2013
(ARGENTINA).- We are glad to announce that Zitro will be present at SAGSE 2013 to be held next 12th to 14th of November in the city of Buenos Aires.
2013-11-06
Recognition from SAGSE Latin America to the Chilean Association of Casinos for its fight against the illegal gaming.
(ARGENTINA).- With the objective of generating and strengthen the international and positive image of the casino industry in Chile, the AACI (Chilean Association of Casinos and games) will take a more active role in the next edition of SAGSE Latin America on November 12th, 13th and 14th in the city of Buenos Aires.
2013-11-06
Alfombras Atlantis will be exhibiting at SAGSE Latin America 2013
(ARGENTINA).- The No. 1 carpet factory in South America, which specializes in casinos, will be exhibiting its distinguished models at booth 203, in the Convention Center in Costa Salguero, the 12th, 13th and 14th of this month.
2013-11-06
Goody Group presents its concept "pret a porter"
(ARGENTINA). - In Sagse 2013 Goody Group, manufacturer of uniforms, linens, curtains and setting the tourism sector, dining and gaming, will present its concept "pret a porter"..
2013-11-05
Flashdance™ - The Newest Aristocrat Class III Game Category
(USA).- “What a feeling!” That’s what slot players everywhere will soon be cheering when Aristocrat’s new Flashdance™ slot game dances its way across the casino floor. Flashdance is a new 50-line, five-level progressive video slot game that is as much fun as the iconic movie it based on.
2013-11-05
Scientific Games Announces Pro Forma Financial Results Expected to be Filed in December
(NEW YORK).- As previously announced, Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) will release its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013 after the market close on Thursday, November 7, 2013, followed by a conference call that day at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
2013-11-05
MD International communicates acquisition of Magic Dreams Group.
(ITALY).- The acquisition has been possible thanks to the intervention of two private equity funds.
2013-11-05
Combine your stay at SAGSE Buenos Aires with BgC in Rio de Janeiro
(BRAZIL).- Maximise your time when you are in South America for SAGSE later this month - check out the inaugural Brasilian Gaming Congress in Rio de Janeiro the week following SAGSE.
2013-11-05
Conajzar will be present in SAGSE Latin America.
(ARGENTINA).- With the objective of generating and strengthen the international and positive image of the casino industry in Paraguay, Conajzar will take a more active role in the next edition of SAGSE Latin America on November 12th, 13th and 14th in the city of Buenos Aires.
2013-11-05
Spielo and Boss Media complete employee transfer to HCL
(ITALY).- GTECH S.p.A. announced that its subsidiaries SPIELO International UK Limited (SPIELO) and Boss Media AB (Boss Media) have met all closing conditions of the agreements signed on September 13, 2013 with HCL Technologies Limited and HCL Sweden AB (HCL).
Amaya's CEO, David Baazov
2013-11-04
Amaya, Leander signs multi-game distribution deal
(CANADA).- Amaya Gaming and Leander Games have signed a 'major B2B partnership' that will see Leander distribute in-house and third party games to Amaya. The move will allow operators powered by Amaya’s Casino Gaming System to access all content on Leander’s LeGa Platform without the need for any additional integration.
2013-11-04
EveryMatrix announces rebrand
(US).- Software supplier EveryMatrix has created a new brand reflected through a new company logo and relaunched website
2013-11-04
Mobile gambling set to be worth $100bn in 2017
(LONDON).- The mobile gambling market is expected to be worth more than a hundred billion dollars by 2017, Gaming Club can reveal, with online gaming companies expected to scoop a net profit of $45bn in the process. The study, which was carried out by mobile device experts Juniper Research, also revealed that mobile gaming is the fastest growing sector in the gambling market as a whole.
2013-11-04
US Virgin Islands planning to accept interstate online gambling wagers
(US).- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) wants to accept online gambling wagers from customers in any jurisdiction in which such activity is legal.
Evolution chief executive Jens von Bahr
2013-11-01
Evolution partners Codere to release LatAm live dealer offering Evolution partners Codere to launch LatAm live dealer offering
Evolution Gaming has finish the initial roll-out of its live dealer roulette offering on electronic gaming machines across Latin America in partnership with Codere.
Ramesh Srinivasan, Bally´s President and Chief Executive Officer
2013-11-01
Bally Technologies, Inc. Reports Record First-Quarter Revenue of $249 Million and Record Quarterly Diluted EPS of $0.97
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management systems, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced record quarterly diluted earnings per share (“Diluted EPS”) of $0.97 and first-quarter record revenue of $249 million for the three months ended September 30, 2013.
2013-11-01
Social Gambling Conference Confirms Knowledge Packed Conference Schedule
(London, UK).– The Social Gambling Conference, taking place on the 6th - 7th November 2013, is set to bring you a knowledge packed programme of discussion panels and presentations with insights from the industry's expert speakers. Key highlights of the conference are below.
2013-11-01
Sensational Campaign for ICE Totally Gaming 2014
(LONDON).- The organizers of ICE Totally Gaming have unveiled the creative at the heart of the marketing campaign promoting February’s event, which, for the second year, will be held at London’s ExCeL Exhibition Centre.
2013-11-01
FADJA innovated in G2E Las Vegas
The gaming future is in Colombia
(COLOMBIA).- In September’s edition of Global Gaming Expo, the Andean Gaming Trade Show gathered traditional and new actors of the business launching to the market attractive lines of the industry that arrive in the country together with the management of the regulation entity, Coljuegos.
2013-11-01
Record of products at the expo
SAGSE Latin America (Argentina) will be the most important and complete expo in the market.
(ARGENTINA).- The organizers of the 21st edition of SAGSE Latin America @ Buenos Aires, the event which will unite all the gaming industry from November 12th to the 14th in Centro Costa Salguero, stated that they will have more than 10 thousand international visitors and that there will be a 35% more of products being exhibited.
2013-10-31
GTECH extends Spielo Brilliant Fruits in Coral UK bookmakers
(UK).- GTECH’s gaming product brand, Spielo has expanded in the British B2/B3 gaming market through the launch of its popular Brilliant Fruits™ game in Coral Betting Shops. The game has been available on 7,000-plus gaming terminals in Coral since late September.
Kate Chambers, Portfolio Director responsible for ICE Totally Gaming
2013-10-31
Clarion Announces Launch of New World Regulatory Assembly at ICE
(LONDON).- Clarion Events has announced the format for a new high level Networking & Business programme which has been developed in partnership with leading gaming associations including IAGA, ECA, NCF and IAGR.
2013-10-31
Herbert buys back JPM assets
(UK).- Simon Herbert has signed an agreement to buy back the assets of JPM International, which was recently placed into voluntary liquidation.
Brooks Pierce, Chief Revenue Officer of Gaming for Scientific Games
2013-10-30
Scientific Games Launches Self-Service Cash Redemption Kiosk
(ALPHARETTA, GA).- Scientific Games Corporation announced the launch of a self-service cash redemption kiosk as an addition to the Company’s SafeCash™ product line of secure cash management systems for gaming route operators. Offering operators and players advanced security and self-service technology; the kiosks will initially roll out in the state of Illinois (U.S.) this month.
Ronald Díaz as Commercial Director for Peru.
2013-10-30
Win Systems Welcomes Ronald Díaz as Commercial Director
(BARCELONA).- Win Systems, global technology provider to the gaming and entertainment industries, has announced today the incorporation of Ronald Díaz as Commercial Director for Peru.
2013-10-30
FutureLogic’s GEN3 Evolution® Printer Selected by IGT
(GLENDALE, Calif.,).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that it has extended its Global Technology Agreement with International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT). According to the three-year global agreement, starting October 1, 2013, FutureLogic’s GEN3 Evolution® printer will be specified as the preferred printer in all of IGT’s gaming platforms worldwide through FY2016.
2013-10-30
XYverify Gets First New Jersey Online Gaming Geolocation Verification Service Approval
(USA).- With less than a month to go before an anticipated Nov. 26 launch, New Jersey's real-money online gambling plans seem to be coming together on schedule. On Monday, XYverify Corp. was the first company to receive approval from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) to provide geolocation verification services to casinos in the state.
2013-10-29
Yaco Rojas enjoys his prize won at last year’s lecture seminar event
Gtech rewards Latin Gaming executive with trip to Las Vegas
(LAS VEGAS, Nevada) – Yaco Rojas, General Manager of Latin Gaming, recently enjoyed a trip for two to the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) held in Las Vegas on September 24 – 26, 2013.
Mike Hebden, Microgaming Head of Games
2013-10-29
Microgaming to launch Racing for Pinks online slot in November
(ISLE OF MAN).- Microgaming is extending its casino games portfolio this November with the addition of street racing-themed online slot Racing for Pinks. The new title will be available on Microgaming’s download, Flash and Quickfire platforms.
Mr. Fotis Mavroudis, Managing Director Europe/North Africa Region of INTRALOT Group
2013-10-29
Intralot: internet betting goes live in Poland
(POLAND).- INTRALOT’s subsidiary in Poland, Totolotek, has successfully launched its interactive operations in the country on October 23rd 2013, following the 6-year Internet betting license received in July from the Polish Ministry of Finance.
2013-10-28
SAGSE Latin America will be All in Santa Fe's sponsor
(ARGENTINA).- SAGSE Latin America is a synonym of internationality, seriousness and professional ethics. With the aim of supporting all initiatives that promote the welfare and the feedback that the gaming industry gives, this year SAGSE will be for the first time the official sponsor of the next Tournament All in Santa Fe.
2013-10-28
Great enthusiasm for Interblock’s newly launched G5 HD mini roulette
(BULGARIA).- Interblock product showed excellent performance in Sofia together with its partner for Bulgarian market, company Casino Trade BG Ltd at BEGE Expo – Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Expo 2013 show in Bulgaria in one of the leading event for the Balkan and Eastern European region for gaming and entertainment.
JCM Global Vice President of Marketing Tom Nieman
2013-10-28
JCM and NanoLumens Enhance G2E with LED Technology
(ATLANTA, GEORGIA).– NanoLumens, an Atlanta-based LED display designer and manufacturer, and JCM Global (www.jcmglobal.com) the gaming industry’s leading transaction technologies supplier, partnered to create one of the most innovative booths at the 2013 Global Gaming Expo (G2E). NanoLumens provided a third-cylinder NanoCurve display to wow attendees.
2013-10-28
~ Latest LBO customer service results show an increase in customer satisfaction for the third consecutive period ~
Inspired celebrates customer service excellence
(LONDON).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the UK’s leading supplier of SBG gaming machines and premium games to UK bookmakers – including William Hill, Betfred, Paddy Power and over 20 independents – is celebrating taking its customer service to new heights with its third consecutive period of improved LBO customer satisfaction survey results.
2013-10-28
A shining light in trying times
Merkur Gaming makes the difference at FORBES Prague
(CZECH REPUBLIC).- Despite ongoing challenges within the local market, Merkur Gaming enjoyed a successful showing at the Forbes Show in Prague, Czech Republic.
2013-10-25
Romanian State Lottery and NOVOMATIC agree a long-term video lottery partnership
(ROMANIA).- Loteria Romana, the Romanian state lottery, and NOVOMATIC Group of Companies have signed a long-term partnership in the video lottery sector.
Valentina Santarelli and Erika Verona of VNE
2013-10-25
VNE – even more innovations on show at the ENADA Rome
(ITALY).- The ENADA show that took place between 16th and 18th October in the Italian capital city proved to be a real success – even if it was much smaller than planned. With the strongest manufacturers present, the show was destined for success. VNE was proud to be a part of the ENADA Rome show, presenting even more innovations.
2013-10-25
INTRALOT Recognized as "True Leader"
(GREECE).- INTRALOT Group, for the third consecutive year, has been distinguished with the prestigious award “True Leader” by ICAP Group, one of the most successful regional Business Services Groups in South Eastern Europe, for its solid 2012 financial results and operational efficiency, as well as its strategy in Human Capital that aims to instill vision to achieve company goals and surpass customers’ expectations.
2013-10-25
TransAct Technologies to Report Third Quarter 2013 Results
(CONNECTICUT).- TransAct Technologies Incorporated announced that it will release its 2013 third quarter financial results after the market closes on Thursday, November 7, 2013, and will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 4:30 p.m. ET that day. Both the call and webcast are open to the general public.
2013-10-25
Lead Affiliates, the new exclusive affiliate program for Casino fantasia
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Phil Horne, Group Managing Director of SG Gaming U.K.
2013-10-25
Scientific Games Extends Key Supply Agreement with Ladbrokes
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation announced today that its SG Gaming U.K. division has successfully extended its contract with major U.K. bookmaker Ladbrokes to be the sole provider of server-based gaming machines to its U.K. estate of nearly 2,250 shops through March 31, 2019.
Jimena Montoya, legal director for MGI
2013-10-24
Miss Gaming Bulgaria (BEGE) is not part of the Miss Gaming International organization.
(COLOMBIA).- The International organization Miss Gaming, sent today an announcement to all the industry media, clarifying that the Miss Gaming Contest held in Sofia-Bulgaria on October 22nd 2013, is not linked at all with the Miss Gaming International Organization. Miss Gaming in Bulgaria was organized by BEGE (Balkan Entertainment & Gaming) Expo in partnership with VISAGE MODEL GROUP.
2013-10-24
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) to Stage Argentina Gaming Regulators Seminar 11 November in Buenos Aires
(BUENOS AIRES, Argentina).- All around the world, regulators rely on Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, to keep them up-to-date on regulatory implications of new technology.
2013-10-24
International Association of Gaming Regulators elects new officers; sets record attendance at Oslo Conference
().- The International Association of Gaming Regulators, Inc. (IAGR) has announced its 2013-2014 Officers at the 2013 Annual Business Meeting held in Oslo, Norway in conjunction with its annual conference.
2013-10-24
Golden Nugget deal for Amaya
(USA).- Amaya Gaming is to provide technology, including a poker platform and casino content, for goldennuggetpoker.com and goldennuggetcasino.com, the online brands of Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino.
2013-10-23
Colombian Technical Standards
(COLOMBIA).- On October 16, 2013 Gaming Laboratories International, LLC (GLI) was accredited by the “Empresa Industrial y Comercial del Estado Administradora del Monopolio Rentístico de los Juegos de Suerte y Azar” (COLJUEGOS) as a qualified testing/certification laboratory for the issuance of certificates of compliance, upon performing evaluations and testing in conformity with the technical requirements established by this regulatory body.
CEO at Ainsworth Game Technology, Danny Gladstone
2013-10-23
Ainsworth Game Technology and ComTrade Gaming sign Technology Supply Agreement
(AUSTRALIA).- Ainsworth Game Technology is pleased to announce an Online Technology Agreement has been entered into with ComTrade Gaming. The agreement will enable Ainsworth to leverage ComTrade Gaming’s gCore Game Server and its’ extensive online development experience to speed up the delivery of Ainsworth’s award winning land based slot games to a worldwide online audience.
GLI Director of Latin American Development Karen Sierra
2013-10-23
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Becomes First Gaming Test Lab to be Accredited in Colombia
(LAKEWOOD, N.J.).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming technical consulting and independent certification laboratory, has been accredited as a gaming test lab in Colombia by COLJUEGOS (Empresa Industrial Y Comercial Del Estado Administradora Del Monopolio Rentistico De Los Juegos De Suerte Y Azar), gaming and lottery regulatory entity.
Sheldon Adelson
2013-10-22
Las Vegas Sands beats estimates on Asia casino growt
(ASIA).- Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), the casino company controlled by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, posted third-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates on continued growth in Asia. The company raised its dividend 43 percent.
2013-10-22
Second Edition of "Global Gaming Women - LATAM"
(ARGENTINA).- American Gaming Association (AGA) and SAGSE Latin America @ Buenos Aires announce the second edition of this large event in Latin America on November 14th
René Huibers and Harald Wagemaker of Suzo-Happ at the ENADA Rome show
2013-10-22
Busy three days for the Suzo-Happ team in Rome
Suzo-Happ – the masters of hoppers and toppers in Italy
(ITALY).- The long-standing partnership between Suzo-Happ and Comestero in Italy was again on show at the ENADA Roma that took place between 16th and 18th October in the Italian capital city.
2013-10-22
Exclusive New Research on Social Gaming to Real Money Gambling Conversions at Social Gambling Conference
(LONDON).– Jason Prasad an iGaming Consultant will be presenting his research on social to real money gambling conversions at the Social Gambling Conference, taking place at Dexter House, London on the 6th-7th November 2013.
2013-10-22
Record of international visitors
SAGSE Latin America has already 3.500 pre-registered international visitors
(ARGENTINA).- The organizers of SAGSE's 21st edition @ Buenos Aires, the event that will bring together all professionals in the gaming sector from November 12th to November 14th at the Centro Costa Salguero convention center, expect to have more than ten thousand international visitors.
Lorne Weil, Scientific Games' chairman and CEO
2013-10-22
$1.5bn WMS sale completed
(USA).- Lottery giant Scientific Games has completed its US$1.5bn buyout of slot machine manufacturer WMS Industries, less than 10 months after the merger was announced.
Danny Gladstone
2013-10-22
Tech deal for AGT and ComTrade
(AUSTRALIA).- Ainsworth Game Technology has entered into an online technology agreement with ComTrade Gaming.
2013-10-21
Philadelphia to host major national gaming conference on Internet gambling
(USA).- Gaming Control Board Chairman William H. Ryan, Jr. along with Executive Director Kevin O’Toole and Bureau of Licensing Director Susan Hensel will participate in the World Regulatory Briefing USA focusing on iGaming on October 22 and 23, 2013 in Philadelphia.
2013-10-21
Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board welcome WrB
(USA).- Key issues including the impact on existing gaming services and social responsibility requirements will be on the agenda on Tuesday and Wednesday, when gaming industry leaders from around the world together with state gambling regulators attend the World Regulatory Briefing USA, in Philadelphia.
2013-10-21
888 Enjoys US Revenues Boost
(USA).- 888 Holdings has said it is expecting to start seeing the benefits next year of the easing of restrictions on internet gambling in the U.S. 888 is already operating in Nevada and it is expecting for markets in Delaware and New Jersey to go live in the coming weeks.
2013-10-21
TransAct Technologies Announces Ohio Appeals Court's Denial of Avery Dennison's Request for Preliminary Injunction
(OHIO-USA)- TransAct Technologies, a global leader in market-specific solutions, including printers, terminals, software and other products for transaction-based and other industries, announced that the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Appellate District in Lake County, Ohio, has affirmed the November 2012 judgment of the Lake County Court of Common Pleas in TransAct’s favor.
2013-10-21
Two Trump casinos get Internet gambling permits
(ATLANTIC CITY).- Trump Entertainment's two Atlantic City properties have been issued Internet gambling permits, with more permits for other Atlantic City properties likely on the way.
2013-10-21
Innovative technologies open new horizons for the gaming business during the 6th BEGE Expo
(SOFIA, BULGARIA).- The Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Expo (BEGE EXPO) for 6th consecutive year, will open new horizons for the gaming and entertainment business in Eastern Europe on 22 and 23 October at the Inter Expo Center, demonstrating the latest technological innovations in products and services for the industry. BEGE Expo is a very important initiative for the Balkans region, which supports the Bulgarian producers and helps foreign companies to position better themselves in this market.
Lorne Weil, Scientific Games Chairman & CEO
2013-10-18
Combination Creates Customer-Focused Gaming Company with Leading Content, Technology and Geographical Footprint
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE: WMS), combining leading businesses offering lottery games, gaming machines and game content, systems, sports betting technology, and social, mobile and interactive content and services.
2013-10-17
Tradologic Turns to KMi Gaming to Expand its Business
(LONDON).– Tradologic, the world’s leading binary options trading platform provider, has appointed KMi Gaming to maximise opportunities in the betting and gaming industry, with a specific focus on the UK, Irish & wider European region.
David Baazov, chief executive officer of Amaya Gaming
2013-10-17
Amaya integrates BetSoft games into casino system
(CANADA).- Online poker and casino provider Amaya Gaming is to integrate the full range of online games from 3D online slots developer BetSoft Gaming into its Casino Gaming System.
2013-10-17
Progressives Get Behind Gambling
(N.Y).- When New Yorkers go to the polls this November they will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment to legalize casino gambling in the state.
Anna Sainsbury, CEO of GeoComply USA.
2013-10-17
Pala Interactive Selects GeoComply for Geolocation in Regulated Markets
(Las Vegas, NEVADA).- Pala Interactive LLC, the next generation iGaming business for the regulated US market has selected GeoComply USA as their geolocation solution provider.
Simon Herbert
2013-10-17
JPM goes into voluntary liquidation
(UK).- JPM International – the UK AWP manufacturing arm of the JPM Group – has gone into voluntary liquidation.
2013-10-16
Clarion add to gaming team with senior marketing appointment
(UK).- The team responsible for the industry’s leading gaming brands, including ICE Totally Gaming, ICE Conferences, EiG, GiGse, BgC, WrB and the recently established Corporate Intelligence division (Ci), has a new Marketing Director in the form of senior events specialist Jo Mayer.
2013-10-16
We are on the final countdown, only 25 days are left for the most important exhibition in Latin America.
Being at SAGSE means your company has "A Good Health Certificate".
(ARGENTINA).- The latest trends and technologies that were launched last month in Las Vegas will be exclusively present for the Latin American Market in SAGSE.
Vitaliano Casalone, President of Inspired Gaming Italy
2013-10-16
Inspired’s virtual sports certified by AAMS in Italy
(ROME - LONDON).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the world’s leading supplier of premium virtual sports products, today announces the certification by AAMS of its Virtual Sports platform in Italy. Inspired will start the release of its virtual products with its operators within approximately six to eight weeks of final testing, before officially going live in the venues.
2013-10-16
Meitzler joins Novomatic Americas
(USA).- Novomatic Americas today announced the appointment of industry veteran Rick Meitzler to the position of vice president of North American sales.
A. Lorne Weil, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games
2013-10-15
Scientific Games Signs Extension with Florida Lottery
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation announced that it has signed a four-year extension to its contract as the primary supplier of instant games and cooperative services to the Florida Lottery.
2013-10-15
Successful debut for Zitro eBUSINESS at EiG Barcelona
(ESPAÑA).- Zitro eBusiness Division has made its first appearance at an International event with its own Stand. The event in question was EiG, considered the meeting point for the iGaming industry.
Phil Horne, Group Managing Director at SG Gaming
2013-10-15
SG Gaming announces deal with AMG Leisure
(USA).- SG Gaming, a division of Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS), has entered into a collaboration with AMG Leisure, one of the UK’s leading distributors of gaming and entertainment machines.
2013-10-15
Konami Gaming Post G2E Product Overview
(USA).- At G2E this year, Konami Gaming, Inc. was focused on showing the industry that it is a company Born From Fun™, and built to perform. Visitors to the Konami booth experienced a wide range of innovative, new products that demonstrated the following Konami principle: games that are fun to play, perform, and games that perform are fun for operators to have on their floors.
2013-10-15
SHFL announces Bally merger vote
(USA).- SHFL Entertainment has scheduled a special meeting of its shareholders to vote on the agreement and plan of merge with Bally Technologies and Manhattan Merger, a Minnesota corporation and an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Bally, with SHFL surviving as a wholly owned subsidiary of Bally.
Paolo Ruscitti, Manager, Software Engineer at Quixant Italia
2013-10-15
Quixant to showcase its complete all-in-one gaming platforms at ENADA Rome 2013
(ITALY - Rome).- Quixant, the world leading designer and manufacturer of the most advanced gaming platforms for the gaming and slot machine industry will be exhibiting, once again, at the ENADA Rome show (booth 99), which takes place at the Rome Expo Centre from 16th-18th October in Rome, Italy.
2013-10-15
Bege Expo 2013 Bulgaria Show Announcement
(BULGARIA).- Bege EXPO – Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Expo 2013 Bulgaria show will take place between 22nd and 23rd October in the Inter Expo Center in Sofia, where Interblock’s partner for Bulgarian market, company Casino Trade BG Ltd will showcase the G5 HD Mini Roulette™ with 08 G5 HD Play Stations, booth #13.
2013-10-11
Hilary Stewart-Jones joins Playtech
(USA).- Playtech have announced the appointment of Hilary Stewart-Jones as a Non-executive Director with immediate effect, in her new role Ms Stewart-Jones will chair the Board’s Risk & Compliance Committee and Remuneration Committee and sit on the Audit Committee.
2013-10-11
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases September 2013 Index
(LAS VEGAS, NV).- In September 2013, the AGEM Index reported a month-to-month increase for the third consecutive month.
2013-10-11
EiG 2013 closes
(SPAIN).- After three days in Hall 1 at Fira Barcelona, EiG 2013 came to a close yesterday with exhibitors and visitors reflecting on the latest big date in the i-gaming calendar.
Aristocrat President Atul Bali
2013-10-10
Aristocrat Signs New Software Cross-Licensing Deal With Grand Vision Gaming Bringing Aristocrat Titles to South Dakota Lottery Market
(LAS VEGAS).- Leading gaming supplier Aristocrat and Montana-based video gaming device manufacturer Grand Vision Gaming (GVG) have expanded their winning relationship.
Eric Benchimol, CEO of Win Systems
2013-10-10
WIGOS ™ Casino Management System is Endorsed by COLJUEGOS
(COLOMBIA).- COLJUEGOS has approved Win Systems for gaming systems testing in Colombia in accordance with their requirements for licensed Electronic Gaming Machine operators.
Bally Technologies’ Systems Sales & Operations Director Mariano Sosa
2013-10-10
Bally Technologies Installs Systems Solution
(LAS VEGAS).— Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced it has installed its trailblazing iVIEW Display Manager™ (DM) with Elite Bonusing Suite™ (EBS), along with a host of its trailblazing systems solutions, at Casino Atlantic City Peru in Lima.
Bally Interactive General Manager Michael Probert
2013-10-09
Bally Technologies Online Games Now Available on Daub Gaming Sites
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced its online slot games are now available for wagering on Daub Alderney Ltd. online gaming sites, including the popular Kitty Bingo and Lucky Pants Bingo.
The American Gaming Association's president and CEO Geoff Freeman
2013-10-09
AGA president addresses EiG with Keynote speach
(SPAIN).- The American Gaming Association's president and CEO Geoff Freeman opened this year's EiG expo by saying that only a third of Las Vegas' revenues come from gaming, with the downward trend set to continue in the future.
John Clelland, Vice President of Global Marketing at IGT Interactive Group
2013-10-09
IGT Launches MONOPOLY PLUS on DoubleDown Casino Online
(LAS VEGAS and SEATTLE).- International Game Technology, a global leader in gaming systems technology, today announced IGT's launching MONOPOLY PLUS on the DoubleDown Casino, the world's largest social casino on Facebook, through a license from Hasbro. Players will experience the iconic MONOPOLY game play they know and love when they spin the dice and move around the board, plus see captivating iconic game pieces fill the screen and MR. MONOPOLY appear in bonus rounds.
2013-10-09
iGaming Business and H2 Gambling Capital in exclusive data partnership
(LONDON).- iGaming Business is delighted to announce that the igaming sector’s leading data and market intelligence provider H2 Gambling Capital is to become its new and exclusive data partner.
Geoff Freeman, president and chief executive of the AGA
2013-10-08
Americans Spent $2.6 Billion on Online Gambling in 2012
(UK).- According to a study released by the casino industry this week, in 2012 Americans spent $2.6 billion on gambling websites.
Konami Gaming products will soon be available via GameAccount Network to iGaming service providers around the world.
2013-10-08
Konami Gaming Selects GameAccount Network as iGaming Partner
(USA).- Konami Gaming, a leading in casino gaming and systems, has announced that is has chosen GameAccount Network (GAN) as a strategic partner to help bring Konami’s casino games to the market via GAN’s leading iGaming platform.
Valentina Santarelli of VNE with Giacomo Profetti of ATC2 Service Games
2013-10-08
Great feedback from Tuscan distributor and operator ATC2
VNE is the market choice
(ITALY).- Exhibiting at gaming shows gives visitors an opportunity to get to know a company and its personnel better. However, it cannot confirm how successful a company really is in the market. Therefore, VNE has decided to go one step further by presenting feedback directly from operators and distributors. This first-hand information gives the true reflection of just why VNE is the most popular and successful manufacturer of change machines in Italy.
2013-10-07
The Newest Aristocrat Class III Game Category
Aristocrat New Game Profile October 2013: E SERIES
(USA).- There’s a new star in the Aristocrat lineup of games, the E*SERIES™! Conceived to appeal to a fresh stripe of Aristocrat player, the E*SERIES features dynamic animation and rich and detailed graphics combined with a low or medium volatility and prolonged celebrations for a true entertainment experience.
2013-10-07
IGT and Scioto Downs Racino Show Ohio the Money with MegaHits
(LAS VEGAS).- Renowned across the globe for its industry-first innovations and game-changing solutions for the casino gaming industry, IGT, announced that it will be offering MegaHits™, a multi-jurisdictional Wide-Area Progressive (WAP) jackpot in the state of Ohio today.
Robert Griffin, CEO of Trump Entertainment Resorts.
2013-10-07
Online Gambling To Begin In N.J. Next Month
(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.).- New Jersey residents and visitors will be able to start gambling online on Nov. 26, after a five-day trial period to make sure the systems operated by the city’s 12 casinos work properly.
2013-10-07
Busy European Showtime for Suzo-Happ
(CZECH REPUBLIC).- Suzo-Happ has yet again been actively present at a European gaming show. This time the dedicated team exhibited at the FORBES Prague in the Czech Republic. The FORBES Prague took place between 2nd and 3rd October.
2013-10-04
Aristocrat Installs Complete Ethernet Upgrade, New Oasis 360™ Modules at Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino
(LAS VEGAS).- Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat Technologies Inc. has completed a major serial-to-Ethernet upgrade at longtime Oasis 360™ partner Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino in Lemoore, Calif.
2013-10-04
Forum to Address Regulation and Responsibility in Caribbean Gaming
(LONDON).- The Bahamas will shortly play host to a regional forum to discuss techniques for improving regulation and security in the Bahamian and Caribbean gaming sectors.
BetTech Gaming co-founder and international CEO Mark Bosman
2013-10-04
South African license for BetTech
(CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA).- It has been a transformative year for BetTech Gaming and the provider of premium gaming technology solutions has cemented its progress with the receipt of a South African National Manufacturers License and the appointment of a highly experienced head of trading.
2013-10-04
Time for law and order in Internet gambling
(USA).- Internet gambling is here to stay. Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey recently legalized Internet gambling, while at least a dozen additional states are considering joining the action.
George Zenzefilis, INTRALOT
2013-10-04
Intralot interactive introduces universal mobile at EiG 2013
(SPAIN).- INTRALOT Interactive participates for the third consecutive year at the 12th European iGaming Congress and Expo (EiG) in Barcelona on October 8-10 to showcase its latest innovative portfolio. During the show the company is proud to introduce Universal Mobile to the gaming community,as part of its flagship Universal Gaming Experience, addressing a new era that emerges with the power of mobile technology in gaming.
Cath Burns, Group CEO of TCSJOHNHUXLEY
2013-10-03
Supernova progressive platform - best table game product innovation
Tcsjohnhuxley wins gaming & Technology Award
(USA).- TCSJOHNHUXLEY, the leading provider of live gaming solutions and services is proud to announce that its Progressive Platform, Supernova, has won Best Table Game Product Innovation in the 12th Annual Global Gaming Business, Gaming & Technology Awards.
Tony Bowe
2013-10-03
FutureLogic Bolsters North American Field Service Roster
(GLENDALE, Calif.). — FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces the hiring of Anthony (Tony) Bowe as Technical Manager for North America based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2013-10-03
INTRALOT S.A. Earns GSA Certifications for iGEM Site Controller
(LAS VEGAS).- The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) is pleased to announce that INTRALOT S.A. has earned its first certifications under GSA’s Certification Program.
2013-10-02
Aristocrat to Create nLive™ Virtual Casino Solution
(LAS VEGAS).- Land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat Technologies Inc. is leading the gaming industry with its award-winning nLive™ virtual casino solution, an innovative technology that is transforming both online and in-casino play. Now Aristocrat will create an nLive virtual casino for long-time Oasis 360™ partner Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino.
2013-10-02
Melco Crown proposes $5 billion investment in Japan
(HONG KONG).- Melco Crown CEO, Lawrence Ho made a bold pitch to the Japanese government on Saturday to invest US$5 billion if the casino market opens. A manoeuvre to develop in the world’s third-largest economy is part of a strategy to expand outside Macau and capture share of a market with tremendous potential.
Orrin J. Edidin, President of WMS
2013-10-02
Williams Interactive announces Bet365 deal
(USA).- WMS subsidiary Williams Interactive announced that its library of Vegas-style slots is now accessible to players on bet365. Under terms of the deal, bet365 players will be able to access Williams Interactive's portfolio of slot games via its remote game server.
2013-10-01
EGT demonstrates growth at G2E
(LAS VEGAS).- The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas welcomed Euro Games Technology and witnessed the company’s remarkable presentation! One of the major exhibitions in the gaming industry was the perfect floor for EGT to display its branded products and to impress the visitors with its attractive booth full of innovations.
2013-10-01
Investment lessons from G2E
(LAS VEGAS).- The gambling industry’s largest conference, the Global Gaming Expo, took place last week in Las Vegas. With a massive exhibit hall, multiple sessions on all aspects of the industry, and executives and thought leaders from around the world, G2E is simply the most interesting and informative gambling conference
Leigh Nissim, IGT commercial director of interactive
2013-10-01
Transformers in latest IGT slot
(USA).- US gaming supplier International Game Technology (IGT) has released TRANSFORMERS Battle for Cybertron, the company’s newest online real-money slot developed under its licensing agreement with Hasbro.
2013-10-01
Zitro Confirms Positon at Global Gaming Expo
(LAS VEGAS).- Zitro was present again this year at one of the most important shows in the gaming industry: G2E Las Vegas. It had its own Stand to exhibit its spectacular platforms and games.
Mr. Peter DeRaedt, President of GSA
2013-09-30
Intralot’s VLT System Certified by GSA first to receive GSA transport and security certification
(EUROPE).- INTRALOT is the first international vendor to receive the Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Point to Point SOAP/HTTPS Transport and Security Specification and one of the two companies that have been certified internationally according to the GSA Game to System (G2S) Message Protocol standard, both of them for its VLT Monitoring system, iGEM.
Phill Brear, Gibraltar’s gambling commissioner
2013-09-30
Gibraltar Operators Angry About New British Taxes
(GIBRALTAR)-. Officials and executives based in Gibraltar are protesting against the British government’s plans to introduce a 15% gambling tax on residents of Britain that place bets at online casinos registered in the territory.
Björn Krantz, Chief of GMO and MD Net Entertainment Malta Ltd.
2013-09-30
Net Entertainment signs partnership agreement with online gaming operator William Hill PLC
(MALTA).– Net Entertainment has signed a partnership agreement with one of the largest and most reputable online gaming operators in the world, William Hill PLC. Under the terms of the agreement Net Entertainment will supply William Hill with a selection of top desktop and mobile titles.
2013-09-30
Suzo-Happ to exhibit on Comestero stand as ever
Widest component choice from SUZO-HAPP at ENADA Roma
(ITALY).- This year’s ENADA Roma will take place in the Italian capital city between 16th and 18th October. Suzo-Happ’s long-serving partner for Italy – Comestero – will once again be exhibiting the tailor-made Suzo-Happ solutions for the local gaming and amusement market.
2013-09-27
TurboCard and Performer Multigame of great interest
AMATIC Industries reporting live from G2E
(LAS VEGAS).- AMATIC Industries has experienced an excellent G2E. The synergies of the joint partnership with INAG Inc have been drawing in the many visitors to the stand.
Lorne Weil, Scientific Games Chairman & CEO
2013-09-27
G2E 2013: Industry experts talk future and innovation
(LAS VEGAS).- The number one conference of G2E 2013 attendees took place on Wednesday at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas. Entitled “CEO Roundtable: View from the Top”, a prolific discussion formed around innovation that will drive the gaming industry forward over the next 5-10 years.
2013-09-27
G2E Latin American vision
(LAS VEGAS).- Latin America was one of potential versus reality, as demand for gambling and modest economic growth in the region is count by the difficult political environments in many Central and South American countries.
Mike Hebden, Head of Games, at Microgaming
2013-09-27
Three new Casino Games from Microgaming this October
(ISLE OF MAN).- Microgaming is extending its casino games portfolio with the addition of three new video slots for October, Dolphin Quest, Rhyming Reels - Georgie Porgie and Paradise Found.
2013-09-26
Holy G2E, Batman!
Adam West, familiar to millions as Bruce Wayne and his crime fighting alter ego Batman in the 1960s television series, was on hand at G2E in Las Vegas this week to launch Aristocrat’s latest slot.
Susan Cartwright, IGT Vice President of Corporate Communications
2013-09-26
IGT Wins American Gaming Association's "Voice Communications Award" for Industry's First Interactive Annual Report
(LAS VEGAS).- The results are in - IGT changed the game again and the industry took note. Yesterday at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) won the American Gaming Association's (AGA) Gaming Voice 'Best 2012 Annual Report' Award for an interactive annual report – an industry first.
Robert Ladd, MGT's Chief Executive Officer
2013-09-26
MGT Interactive Excites the Crowd at G2E 2013 with REAL DEAL POKER™
(NEY YORK).- MGT Capital Investments, Inc. announced that its majority owned subsidiary MGT Interactive, LLC is currently showcasing its innovative and exciting REAL DEAL POKER™ online poker system at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The trade show began on September 24th and ends on September 26th.
2013-09-26
Global Gaming Expo 2013
(LAS VEGAS).- The Global Gaming Expo kicked off on Tuesday with a typically jam-packed slate of speakers, exhibits, and meetings. Sessions on some 12 tracks, ranging from casino design to security and surveillance to finance, were held all day throughout the cavernous Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.
2013-09-26
Aristocrat’s nLive™ Virtual Casino Solution Wins “Innovation Award” in the 2013 Gaming & Leisure Gaming and Hospitality Awards
(LAS VEGAS).- The award-winning nLive™ virtual casino solution from leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat Technologies Inc. is a winner again. nLive has been named the winner of the “Innovation Award” in the 2013 Gaming & Leisure Gaming and Hospitality Awards.
2013-09-26
Inspired VLTS go live in Lottomatica venues in Italy
(LONDON AND ROME).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the international SBG and VLT specialist, and one of the largest suppliers of VLTs and Virtual Sports in Italy, today announces the start of a long-term VLT partnership with Lottomatica (Gtech SpA) and the installation of Inspired’s VLTs in Lottomatica venues. Lottomatica is one of the largest operators in Italy with over 800 VLT venues.
2013-09-25
FutureLogic’s GEN3 Evolution® Printer Reduces Cost of Ownership and Increases Game Uptime
(GLENDALE, Calif.).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, today announces the release of an innovative, resource-saving, and easy-to-use printer firmware upgrade process that eliminates the need for costly PCs/laptops, firmware upgrade utilities/tools, and lengthy upgrade processes. The only tool needed to upgrade the GEN3 Evolution® printer, is a USB thumb drive. It’s that simple!
2013-09-25
Ortiz Gaming had an amazing day at G2E
(LAS VEGAS). - O Our first day at G2E was absolutely amazing! Our eye-catching booth was a true success.
2013-09-25
Zitro games system certified for us market
(USA).- Zitro, the World Leader in Video Bingo Will Showcase Multiple BMM-Certified Game Titles during G2E 2013
2013-09-25
Aristocrat’s Award-winning nLive™ Virtual Casino Solution is Transforming the Game at G2E 2013
(LAS VEGAS).- For 60 years, Aristocrat has been creating the world’s greatest gaming experience, every day. Now at G2E 2013, Aristocrat is transforming the game in booth #1141 with the award-winning nLive™ virtual casino solution, an innovative technology that is transforming casino play online, socially and in land-based casinos across the country.
2013-09-25
Zombies Take Over Las Vegas Strip as Aristocrat Debuts The Walking Dead™ Slot Game at G2E 2013
(LAS VEGAS).– Aristocrat is transforming the gaming industry at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2013 in booth #1141. Making its debut today was The Walking Dead™ Slot Game, based on season one of AMC’s hit TV series.
2013-09-25
FutureLogic and Resort Advantage Join Forces to Provide Document Printing at Slot Machines Using PromoNet®’s Print Manager™ Services
(GLENDALE, Calif.).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces that it has developed an integration partnership with Resort Advantage (RA), the recognized innovation leader in FinCEN and IRS compliance solutions for the gaming industry.
Julius Patta, president of GameAccount Network USA.
2013-09-25
Konami selects GameAccount to take casino game content online
(LAS VEGAS).- Konami Gaming, Inc., a global leader in casino gaming and systems, announced that after careful deliberation and a thorough examination of potential business partners, it has selected GameAccount Network (GAN) as a strategic partner in order to bring Konami's casino games to the market via GAN's leading iGaming platform.
2013-09-24
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Announces New Top-level Appointments, Positioning Company for Continued Growth
(LAKEWOOD, N.J.).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, has made multiple top-level appointments, sending a very clear and strong signal that GLI is laying a solid groundwork for continued growth into the next decade.
2013-09-24
JCM Global Named Interblock’s Preferred Supplier for Bill Validators
(DUSSELDORF, Germany).- JCM Global, the gaming industry’s leading transaction technologies supplier, has been named the preferred bill validator supplier by Interblock.
2013-09-24
Agreement gives GTECH’s lottery customers unique access to vast library of top-performing online casino games
GTECH signs agreement to be exclusive supplier of Net Entertainment Interactive games to WLA customers
(PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island).– GTECH’s current and future World Lottery Association (WLA) customers can have access to a large selection of some of the world’s best-performing online casino games, after GTECH recently signed an exclusive Game Supply Agreement with Net Entertainment.
Eric Benchimol, CEO of Win Systems,
2013-09-24
Win Systems installs WIGOS in Peru
(PERU).- A Meier Corporation casino in Peru has become the second venue in the country to be fitted with Win Systems’ WIGOS casino management system.
2013-09-23
G2E inaugurates today its 13th edition
(LAS VEGAS).- From today and until next Thursday, the international gaming industry will gather in the city of Las Vegas to open a new edition of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E).
2013-09-23
Paints G2E Blue with Innovation, Cross-Platform Content and World-Class Entertainment
IGT Reveals its Bold New Brand Positioning
(LAS VEGAS).- IGT hits G2E this week with a bold new brand positioning to complement the Company's vision and promise to lead and transform the gaming world. Defining the cutting edge of entertainment and technology, IGT unveils a new, forward-looking brand identity for both IGT and DoubleDown Interactive that goes beyond the casino floor to reach gamers anywhere, anytime.
2013-09-23
IGT Soars Into G2E 2013 With Bold New Brand & James Cameron's Avatar™ Video Slots Game Series
(LAS VEGAS).- With the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) just a day away, gaming technology giant IGT (NYSE: IGT) is poised to dazzle the world with a bold new brand and exciting, content-packed games.
2013-09-20
Further sales position created – Ainsworth UK welcomes Ian Kovacs to the team
Ainsworth UK strengthens european sales team
(UK).- Growing demand for Ainsworth gaming solutions is having a positive effect on the company structure. Ainsworth UK is strengthening its European team to enable its continual professional customer support. Ainsworth UK has grown its business strongly in recent years in Europe. Despite challenging market conditions in many European countries, more and more operators are turning to Ainsworth for their gaming requirements.
JCM Global President Aki Isoi
2013-09-20
JCM Executes New Strategic Supplier Agreement with IGT Encompassing iVIZION®, iPRO™, UBA® Bill Validators and ICB® Intelligent Cash Box
(LAS VEGAS).- JCM Global, the gaming industry’s leading transaction technologies supplier, has executed a Global Strategic Supplier Agreement with International Game Technology, continuing a strong partnership that began in 1990.
Bally Technologies’ Vice President of Business Development John Connelly
2013-09-19
Bally Technologies And Cantor Gaming® Sign Online Content Agreement
(Las Vegas).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, and Cantor Gaming®, a leading innovator in mobile casino gaming and race and sports wagering, today announced that they have signed an online content agreement.
2013-09-19
Scientific Games Announces Leadership Team for Combined Company
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation announced the planned organizational structure and leadership team of the combined company following the closing of the Company's pending merger with WMS Industries Inc.. Post-merger, the senior corporate executives of Scientific Games will remain in their current roles, including A. Lorne Weil, who will serve as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the combined company. Operationally, the Company will be organized into two industry groups - Gaming and Lottery.
2013-09-18
Moncton Location is Company’s 21st
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Celebrates Grand Opening of Professional Services Office in Moncton, New Brunswick
(LAKEWOOD, N.J.).– Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, formally celebrated the grand opening of its 21st location on September 10 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
2013-09-18
Vote online for The Miss Gaming International winner
(LAS VEGAS).- As it has been informed to all the media, this Wednesday the 25th of September from 8 to 11 pm the first international edition of the Miss Gaming Pageant will take place, the same one that will gather all the winners from Slovenia, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Peru, Mexico and Panama.
2013-09-18
Codere get an increase in the "Senior Facilities Agreement" and agrees to pay the interest on the bond issue
(SPAIN).- Codere obtains of some of its current senior creditors an increase in the "senior facilities agreement" of € 35 million, agrees to pay the interest derived from the dollar bond issue on September 17 and gets the deferrals
2013-09-17
The new releases to be present at G2e will come directly down to be shown at SAGSE Latin America @ Buenos Aires 2013.
(LAS VEGAS).- All new products and services to be present next week at G2e Las Vegas will immediately come to Latin America through SAGSE.
Sabby Gill, Regional VP, South Latin America & Caribbean, EMEA, IGT
2013-09-17
And they're off: IGT gives Tsogo Sun's Golden Horse casino a new advantage
(LONDON).- International Game Technology, a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and systems technology, has implemented its Advantage Smart Solution at the Golden Horse Casino Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The casino is part of the Tsogo Sun portfolio, Southern Africa's premier gaming, hotel and entertainment group. It has added 450 connections, to the 3600 already in place, expanding its close working relationship with IGT.
2013-09-17
EGT hits the Entertainment Arena Expo in Romania
(ROMANIA).- Euro Games Technology has successfully taken part at the Entertainment Expo in Bucharest, Romania. Interview with Aura Lura, EGT Sales Manager Romania and Moldova.
2013-09-17
G2E Unveils Plans for ‘Inside the Industry’ Program
(LAS VEGAS).- Global Gaming Expo (G2E) today announced plans to kick off a new video series, "Inside the Industry: Insights from Today's Movers and Shakers," during G2E 2013. The initiative, sponsored by Bally Technologies Inc., will feature interviews with top executives in the gaming industry offering insights on today's most pressing issues. G2E is the premier trade show and conference event for the international gaming entertainment industry and will be held Sept. 23-26, 2013 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
2013-09-16
GTECH launched a new portfolio of products and introduced the Global Summit educational event
Second edition of GTECH’S colombia showroom celebrates successful conclusion
(Bogota, COLOMBIA) – GTECH successfully concluded its second annual Colombia Showroom event last Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in Bogota. Leading operators in Colombia attended this popular event, and they were joined for the first time by guests from Mexico, Uruguay, Chile, Jamaica, Peru, and Argentina. The delegates enjoyed unbeatable prices on GTECH’s new product portfolio, as well as a number of special events.
James Packer, Crown Resorts Chairman,
2013-09-16
Sri Lanka approves casino projects worth $1 billion
(SRI LANKA).- The Sri Lankan government has rubber stamped the approval for a $350 million casino resort in the countries capital Colombo, which will be owned by Australian billionaire businessman James Packer. The development is slated to be open by 2015 according to Mr Packer’s company Crown Entertainment which will operate the casino along with their partner Rank Entertainment Ltd.
2013-09-16
Committee approves tribe´s casino compact
(USA).- A Massachusetts legislative panel has voted in favor of a casino compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.
Neil Alpert, CEO of LaserLock Technologies.
2013-09-16
Online ID verification technology advances
(USA).- LaserLock Technologies, a high tech company involved in authenticating products and persons, announced Friday that it has filed a provisional patent application entitled “System For Correlation of Independent Authentication Mechanisms”.
2013-09-13
GTECH features new community and licensed games at G2E
(LAS VEGAS, Nevada).- GTECH, with its gaming product brand, SPIELO, is bringing gaming to life at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas from September 24 – 26, 2013. GTECH booth 1265 will be buzzing with several new titles, including brand new community games Bejeweled® and DEAL OR NO DEAL™: In It To Win It™.
2013-09-13
Aristocrat Expands Systems Relationship with Tonkawa Tribe
(LAS VEGAS).– Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat has expanded its relationship with the Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma. Aristocrat has won a contract to install its award-winning Oasis 360™ casino management system at Tonkawa Indian Casino in Tonkawa, Oklahoma and will install its award-winning nRich™ bonusing engine at both Tonkawa Indian Casino and at the Tribe’s second property, Native Lights Casino, in Newkirk, Oklahoma.
Jean-Luc Moner-Banet, President of the World Lottery Association
2013-09-13
First half global lottery sales up 4.6%, buoyed by strong growth in Latin America and Asia Pacific
(EUROPE).- The World Lottery Association has revealed that global lottery sales increased by 4.6% in the first half of 2013 thanks to strong growth in the Latin American and Asia-Pacific regions.
2013-09-13
International Game Technology announces pricing of $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today announced the pricing of $500 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2023 at 5.350%.
2013-09-12
G.H.I. Solutions, Inc. Plays Key Project Management Role to Twin River Casino, Successfully Launching the Casino’s Table Games
(LAS VEGAS).– World-class gaming and hospitality professional services provider G.H.I. Solutions has completed a major project, playing a vital project management role in the recent table games launch at Twin River Casino in Rhode Island.
Courtney Muller, senior vice president at Reed Exhibitions, co-host of G2E along with the American Gaming Association
2013-09-12
G2E awards conference scholarships to seven of gaming’s emerging leaders G2E 2013
(LAS VEGAS).– Global Gaming Expo (G2E) today announced that it has awarded seven scholarships to emerging leaders in the gaming industry. The scholarships-which were awarded in collaboration with The Innovation Group, a consulting services provider for the leisure and hospitality industry-were given to professionals under the age of 40 to cover the cost of a G2E 2013 Conference pass and a two-night hotel stay. Scholarship recipients represent different gaming properties and different functional areas within the industry. G2E is the premier trade show and conference event for the international gaming entertainment industry and provides gaming professionals with access to cutting-edge products and technologies, valuable networking opportunities, and unmatched educational programming.
David Baazov, CEO of Amaya Gaming
2013-09-12
Amaya announces EIG sponsorship
(CANADA).- Amaya Gaming, a leading name in the provision of gaming products and services to many of the world’s best known operators, is the latest industry name to put its weight behind October’s EiG. Named as the top technology company on the Toronto Venture Stock Exchange (2012), Amaya has selected EiG 2013 (8-10th October, Barcelona) as the strategic platform from which to launch a number of key new products.
2013-09-11
Entertainment Arena Expo in Bucharest draws crowds to Suzo-Happ stand
Romanian delight for Suzo-Happ
(ROMANIA).- The Entertainment Arena Expo (EAE) in Bucharest that took place between 3rd and 5th September at the Romexpo Fair Ground proved yet again to be a great success for Suzo-Happ. Being the gaming industry’s largest supplier of components and spare parts, operators have the best choice possible here from Suzo-Happ.
2013-09-11
European Parliament adopts resolution on online gambling
(MALTA).- The European Parliament has adopted the report on online gambling drawn up by Ashley Fox MEP and called on the EU to take greater action to ensure European trade principles are respected and cross-border cooperation between regulators is increased.
2013-09-10
NOVOMATIC acquires Eurocoin
(AUSTRALIA).- The NOVOMATIC Group is proud to announce another ground breaking acquisition in the Dutch gaming and entertainment market. NOVOMATIC’s wholly owned subsidiary Novo Gaming Netherlands has acquired 100% of the shares of Eurocoin Gaming and AWP-design.nl.
Joaquim Agut, CEO of Cirsa
2013-09-10
Cirsa continues improving results
(SPAIN).- In the first quarter, CIRSA, a leading multinational company in the gaming and leisure sector and the largest in Spain, its operational benefit reached the 166 million euros, an 5,1% more than the same period last year.
2013-09-10
NEWave Changes the Way Casinos Do Business with New myData Manager™ Software Suite, the Advanced Solution for Real Business Intelligence
(LAS VEGAS).– NEWave is changing the way casinos do business across the entire operation with the release of its new business intelligence software suite, myData™ Manager.
2013-09-09
SHFL Entertainment Q3 earnings down 38.5 %
(LAS VEGAS).- SHFL Entertainment the gaming equipment manufacturer which is being purchased by Bally Technologies for $1.3 billion has announced its third quarter results with profits down by 38.9% but revenues up 16%.
Marios Mitromaras, General Manager Asia of INTRALOT and Chairman of LotRich
2013-09-09
Intralot signs 10-year technology supply betting contract in Taiwan
(TAIWAN).- INTRALOT, through its participation as a major shareholder in the Taiwanese joint venture LotRich Information Co., Ltd., has been selected as the technology provider by Taiwan Sports Lottery Corporation (TSLC), following a tender process.
Aristocrat’s Vice President of System Sales and Marketing Kelly Shaw
2013-09-06
Aristocrat’s Award-winning nRich™ Bonusing Solution Approved in Colorado
(LAS VEGAS).- Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat Technologies Inc. has received approval for its award-winning nRich™ bonusing solution by the Colorado Division of Gaming.
Orrin J. Edidin, President of WMS Industries and President & Chief Executive Officer for Williams Interactive
2013-09-06
Williams Interactive to Provide Affinity Gaming with Play4Fun Network™ iGaming Platform Branded to Their A-Play™ Loyalty Program
(CHICAGO & LAS VEGAS).- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS), announced today an agreement to provide its next-generation Play4Fun Network iGaming and Marketing platform to premier casino operator Affinity Gaming® customized to their A-Play™ loyalty program. This first-of-its-kind deal empowers Affinity Gaming to leverage the free-play Play4Fun Network online gaming platform to build an engaged online community by providing players at the twelve Affinity Gaming casinos and resorts spread across four states new ways to enjoy their favorite casino slot content between visits to the casino floor - on their computers, tablets and mobile devices. Affinity Gaming’s Play4Fun Network is scheduled for launch by the end of 2013, subject to any applicable regulatory approvals.
James Brendel
2013-09-06
TransAct Expands Reach Through Agreement with Suzo-Happ
(USA).- Hamden, CT – TransAct Technologies Incorporated, a global leader in market-specific solutions, including printers, terminals, software and other products for transaction-based and other industries, announced today that it has entered into an exclusive multi-year agreement with Suzo-Happ Group to market and distribute TransAct casino and gaming printing solutions to casino and gaming operators in most areas of the world.
2013-09-05
BCN World to present latest developments
(SPAIN).- The gaming and leisure complex set for the Catalonian district of Tarragona, BCN World is set to reinvent tourism in Spain. Real estate firm Vermonte, the main investor of the project, announces the company will present details of the latest developments to the business community next month.
Christopher Caldwell, GTECH Senior Vice President of Latin America and Caribbean
2013-09-05
GTECH will provide technology to Paraguay lottery
(PARAGUAY).- GTECH subsidiary GECTH Global Services Corporation signs five-year supply agreement with Entretenimientos Generales, the newly awarded operator of Lottery games in Asuncion, Paraguay
Nikos Nikolakopoulos, INTRALOT’s MD for Latin America
2013-09-05
INTRALOT joins inaugural Brazilian Gaming Congress as headline sponsor
(LONDON).– Clarion Events, the successful team behind ICE Totally Gaming, is pleased to welcome the global gaming powerhouse INTRALOT as Headline Sponsor of the Brazilian Gaming Congress. The event takes place 18-20th November at the prestigious Winsor Barra Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. The Congress is a first of its kind, timed to bring together internationally renowned gaming operators, suppliers, sports bodies and regulators to meet with key government officials from Brazil’s major authorities for sports, lotteries and gaming ahead of the World Cup 2014 and Olympics 2016.
2013-09-05
EveryMatrix & EGT sign deal
(BULGARIA).- EveryMatrix and Euro Games Technology Ltd (EGT) today announced a new partnership whereby EGT game content will be seamlessly integrated with the EveryMatrix Casino Engine and unified bonus and FPP allocation
INTRALOT Group CEO, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos
2013-09-05
Intralot’s consortium “Nanum Lotto” rewins the license for the national lottery in South Korea
(SOUTH KOREA).- INTRALOT announces that following an international tender the “NANUM LOTTO” consortium, in which the Company participates, has been awarded a license to operate South Korea’s National Lottery by the Korea Lottery Commission (KLC).
2013-09-04
Gtech launches 2nd annual Colombia showroom on sept. 5
(Bogota, COLOMBIA) – GTECH’s Colombia Showroom will be held on Thursday, September 5, 2013 in Classrooms 1, 2, and 3 of the majestic JW Marriott – Bogota, starting at 10 a.m. This event – the largest commercial offering of its kind in the region – brings together leading operators in Colombia who will enjoy unbeatable prices, guaranteed for just 24 hours, as well as draws, surprises, and photo opportunities with the lovely Miss Gaming International ladies.
Nick Micalizzi VP Sales & Marketing, North America.
2013-09-04
FutureLogic Launches World-Class Service & Repair Facility and Customer Support Hotline
(GLENDALE, Calif.).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces the launch of a new world-class service & repair facility in Phoenix, Arizona, a new customer service hotline for US customers and the establishment of a more comprehensive direct sales presence, service and support organization to better serve customers worldwide.
2013-09-04
Biometrics in Gaming: NOVOMATIC Pioneers Innovative Solutions
(AUSTRALIA).- With its latest vision NOVOMATIC, Europe’s biggest integrated gaming group, measures up to its role as the industry’s technology leader. With a long term interdisciplinary development project of various European NOVOMATIC competence centres the group is the first gaming provider to internationally introduce the pre-requisites for a comprehensive biometrically supported registration and payment system.
2013-09-04
Aristocrat New Game Profile September 2013
Wonder 4™ Stars - The Newest Aristocrat Class III Game Category
(LAS VEGAS).- Four of Aristocrat’s most successful titles have come together to introduce the next game-changing multi play concept, Wonder 4™ Stars! Wonder 4 Stars has an entirely new bonus feature and powerful math package combining successful titles such as 50 Lions™, 5 Dragons™ Deluxe, Wicked Winnings II™ and Timber Wolf™.
2013-09-04
Aristocrat New Game Profile September 2013
Buffalo Stampede™ - The Newest Aristocrat Class III Game Category
(LAS VEGAS).- When Slot Directors vote your game as the best in the business two years in row, that’s a big deal. And now Aristocrat has responded with an equally big deal: the all new Buffalo Stampede™. The original Buffalo™ was voted the number one video slot in the 2012 and 2013 Goldman Sachs Slot Manager Survey, and now Buffalo Stampede is the newest game in Aristocrat’s incredibly popular Buffalo franchise.
2013-09-04
Interblock’s first installation within Cogit Groupe
(FRANCE).- Interblock carried out another installation of G4 Organic Live Roulette™ with 07 play stations in mid-July, which is also first supported product on Appolonia – Online Casino System, together with one of the top casino operator in France, company Cogit Groupe in Casino Cogit de St Gilles Croix de Vie in West part of France.
James Brendel, President and CEO of Suzo-Happ.
2013-09-03
SUZO-HAPP ACQUIRES TRANSCITY GROUP, a Gaming and Wagering Hardware Leader in Australasia
(LAS VEGAS).– Suzo-Happ announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Transcity Group Pty. Ltd. (Transcity), a specialist electronics company providing design, manufacturing, and repair of hardware and software and replacement parts within the gaming and wagering industry. Transcity is based in Melbourne, Australia and has facilities in Macau, China and in Sydney, Australia, Philippines and Cambodia.
2013-09-03
EIG Barcelona Serves a Boris Becker Ace
(LONDON).- Six-time Grand Slam champion, Olympic gold medallist and Youwin Brand Ambassador, Boris Becker is set to open this year’s European iGaming (EiG) Congress & Expo, taking place across the 8th, 9th, and 10th of October in Barcelona, Spain.
2013-09-03
Codere reports net loss
(SPAIN).- Spanish gaming firm Codere has announced a net loss of €74.7 million ($98.5 million) for the six months through to the end of June, in comparison with a loss of €42 million in the corresponding period of 2012.
2013-09-03
Ainsworth reports solid financials
(ASUTRALIA).- Australian gaming machine and software specialist Ainsworth Game Technology has posted significant rises in revenue, earnings and net profit before tax for the year through to the end of June 2013.
Mr. Antonis Markopoulos, INTRALOT’s Deputy Managing Director Asia Pacific
2013-09-02
Intralot: pre-commitment project for VLTS in Victoria
(AUSTRALIA).- INTRALOT Gaming Services Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of INTRALOT Australia Pty Ltd, has been selected as the preferred provider by the Victorian State Government in Australia, to implement a voluntary pre-commitment scheme for the approximately 27.500 electronic gaming machines across the State including Casino. The pre-commitment scheme is planned to be in place from 1 December of 2015 subject to the enactment of legislation, the issuing of a Ministerial direction and successful contract negotiations. INTRALOT will operate the pre-commitment scheme until 2027.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Amaya Gaming Group
2013-09-02
Amaya losses widen on revenue growth
(CANADA).- Amaya Gaming Group said that it is still growing despite widening losses after revealing a 320 percent year-on-year rise in net loss for the period, to $11.44m. The Montreal-based company said that it had also posted a 157 percent jump in revenues, to $37.2m, which it attributed to the cost of acquisition spending.
James Curwen, Director of Gaming at William Hill
2013-08-30
Williams Interactive Provides Game Library to William Hill Online
(LONDON & CHICAGO).- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS), announced the Company has entered into a long-term strategic relationship with William Hill PLC (LSE: WMH.L) to supply its full portfolio of world-famous WMS online slot games to patrons of William Hill Online casino.
2013-08-29
Ortiz Gaming platform in the gaming world has been growing rapidly
(SPAIN).- Ortiz Gaming Company is the creator of the video bingo concept and it has become the largest company in this sector. Installed video bingo terminals and Latin bingo in several countries. Supported by the experience and know-how gained over years and through a mass investment in development today is absolute leader in every country it operates.
2013-08-29
The first Miss Gaming International will take place in Las Vegas
(LAS VEGAS).- According to the information released by the organization in Peruvian Gaming Show on August 14, the first pageant that will gather all the winning queens from the different countries where the pageant has taken place (Panama, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Venezuela and Slovenia) will take place on September 25th with the G2E Fair in Las Vegas Nevada as its setting.
2013-08-29
G2E 2013 Poised to Have Event's Largest Show Floor Since 2008
(LAS VEGAS).- The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions (Reed) today released sales figures that show Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2013 is on target to have the event's largest trade show floor since the 2008. To date, more than 455 companies have registered for more than 285,000 square feet of exhibit hall space-an increase of more than 25,000 square feet, or nearly 10 percent, over 2012 sales numbers. The 2013 event also will feature more than 110 new exhibitors in 23,000 square feet of exhibit space, and 77 international exhibitors in 46,000 square feet of event space.
2013-08-29
Inspired’s new eclipse cabinet and smartmenu™ goes live with William Hill, Betfred and Paddy
(LONDON).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the UK’s leading supplier of SBG gaming machines and premium games, today announces the launch of its new Eclipse cabinet with three leading bookmakers: William Hill, Betfred and Paddy Power. The Eclipse cabinet comes complete with a new widescreen video button panel, called SmartDeck™, and an intuitive touch and swipe menu, called SmartMenu™. Inspired will be rolling out over 9,000 Eclipse gaming machines to William Hill, Betfred and Paddy Power venues.
Matt Reback
2013-08-28
Konami Gaming Inc Promotes Reback to Marketing VP
(LAS VEGAS, NEVADA).- Konami Gaming, Inc., a global leader in casino gaming and systems, has promoted Matt Reback to vice president, marketing.
Greg Doucette Director GLI Professional Services
2013-08-28
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) to Stage Latin American Regulators Roundtable
(LAS VEGAS).- The most important issues facing regulators throughout Latin America and the Caribbean will be in the spotlight this August as Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, presents the 2013 Latin American Regulators Roundtable.
Clair Rogers
2013-08-27
NEWave Installs Full myCompliance™ Software Suite and NWJE University eLearning at FireKeepers Casino Hotel
(LAS VEGAS).- NEWave, the leading software supplier to the gaming industry, is continuing its sales dominance in all regions of the country and now was installed its award-winning myCompliance Manager™ software suite at FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, Mich. Additionally, NEWave installed its NWJE University eLearning program.
Jamie Odell, Aristocrat
2013-08-27
Aristocrat Leisure Chief talks on internet and social gambling
(UK). - Jamie Odell, the former Fosters exec who has helmed the Aristocrat land and online gambling supply company in Australia for the past four years, talked to the Wall Street Journal over the weekend on his future plans for the enterprise.
2013-08-27
eMILLIONSTM WAP by Gtech pays spectacular first jackpot in Peru
(LIMA, PERU).– On Tuesday, August 13, Villa 2 Casino, operated by Alpamayo Inversiones and Nevada Entretenimientos, paid the first eMILLIONS™ Wide Area Progressive (WAP) jackpot since the game was installed by GTECH less than a month ago.
2013-08-26
Interblock spectaculare placement of 104 play stations in Vietnam
(VIETNAM).- Interblock has been choosen to supply an extensive range of ETG to Vietnam’s first live casino project, The Grand – Ho Tram Strip Casino Resort, opened July 26, 2013.
2013-08-23
“We at amg are very pleased with our results this year and the already tremendous reception we have received for next year’s show”
(PERU).- Joe Lopez, CEO of AMG, organizers of PERU GAMING SHOW, makes an assessment of PGS 2013.
2013-08-23
Zitro, the World Leader in Video Bingo Introduces US Subsidiary at Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association 2013 Convention
Zitro USA Launches at OIGA 2013
(LAS VEGAS).– Zitro, the world leader in video bingo games, introduces its US-based subsidiary, Zitro USA, to the market, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Zitro USA is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is responsible for Zitro’s expansion into the United States.
2013-08-23
BMM Testlabs, expanding its Moncton office by up to 27 jobs
(CANADA).- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy is proud to announce that it will create up to 27 full-time positions over the next four years at its Moncton location.
2013-08-22
Overwhelming success for Euro Games Technology in Peru
(PERU).- Soloazar spoke with Edgar Paz, International Director of Legendary Gaming Group, EGT ´s distributors, on the PGS 2013.
2013-08-22
California Online Poker Plans Shelved Until 2014
(USA).- A bill for the potential legalization and regulation of online poker in the US state of California will not be considered until next year, according to the Poker Players Alliance lobby group.
2013-08-21
Aristocrat Technologies Inc. - Latin America, will be the official sponsor of the training seminar "IT'S ALL ABOUT MARKETING" for Casinos staff.
(LATIN AMERICA). - For the first time in the G2E history in Las Vegas - Nevada, a maker of games offers a exclusively seminar for casino operators in Latin America. The seminar will be dictated by the casinos world expert in marketing and management LUCIEN Wijsman, Founder and Director of The Slot Academy" in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2013-08-21
FutureLogic’s GEN2 Universal™ Printer Specified by Leading Casino Groups In France
(GLENDALE, Calif.).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that its GEN2 Universal™ printer has been selected by Groupe Partouche and Groupe Tranchant, along with several leading independent casinos, totaling more than 70 casino sites, as the preferred thermal ticket printer for the roll-out of Ticket-In-Ticket-Out (TITO) across France.
2013-08-20
Change of date for Peru Gaming Show 2014
(PERU). - On the second day of the show Soloazar spoke with Ruben Solorzano, AMG General Managing Director and AMG CEO Joe Lopez, both PGS organizers.
2013-08-20
MGM Grand Detroit Adds 20 Aristocrat Slots to Gaming Floor
(DETROIT).- MGM Grand Detroit, the market leader in gaming and entertainment, has announced the addition of 20 new slot machines from award-winning manufacturer Aristocrat Gaming to its gaming floor. Of the new slots, six of the units are Wonder 4™ themed, which combines four of their most popular titles in one game: Buffalo™, Fire Light™, Pompeii™ and Wild Splash™. Its preferred denomination is one cent.
2013-08-20
DRGT exhibited together with African partner Simplicit-e
Wild Coast Winter Games in South Africa a winner for DRGT
(SOUTH AFRICA).- The Wild Coast Winter Games that was hosted between 21st and 24th July by the renowned gaming and resort operator Sun International at its spectacular Wild Coast Sun Resort & Casino once again enabled DRGT to underline its unique benefits to the African gaming market.
Economic Secretary to the Treasury Sajid Javid
2013-08-20
UK Government confirm 15% tax hike
(UK).- The UK Government have published their paper on the new betting tax rules that will see overseas gambling operators pay the same rate of tax as their UK based competitors at 15%.
2013-08-20
London Affiliate Conference 2014 to move to new venue
(LONDON, UK).- The London Affiliate Conference (LAC), now in its eighth year will be taking place in London on the 6th - 9th February 2014. Conference organisers, iGaming Business, have today announced that the conference will be moving to a new venue for 2014, the Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London.
Ramesh Srinivasan President and Chief Executive Officer Bally Technologies
2013-08-16
Bally Technologies, Inc. Reports record revenue of $997 million and record diluted eps of $3.45 for the year ended June 30,2013
(LAS VEGAS), Bally Technologies leader in slots, video machines, casino management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced record quarterly diluted earnings per share (“Diluted EPS”) of $0.95 and record quarterly revenue of $264 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013. Diluted EPS was a record $3.45 on record annual revenues of $997 million for the year ended June 30, 2013.
2013-08-16
This month arrives with 3 new HTML5 games from Microgaming
(UK) Microgaming has added three more HTML5 mobile games to its collection this August; Break da Bank, Big Top and Lion’s Pride are live with Microgaming operators.
David Flynn, CEO for NYX,
2013-08-16
NYX Interactive to Offer SHFL's Suite of iGaming Products
(LAS VEGAS) SHFL entertainment, Inc.,has signed an agreement with NYX Interactive AB ("NYX") to have SHFL's online gaming products integrated onto NYX's Open Gaming System (NYX OGS™) for real-money gaming in regulated online markets.
Bally Technologies’ Vice President of Product Management and Licensing Jean Vennem
2013-08-15
Bally Technologies unveils hotly anticipated Michael Jackson Wanna be startin´somethin´ Video Slot
(LAS VEGAS),. The Michael Jackson Wanna Be Startin´Somethin video slot from Bally Technologies will entertain and electrify casino players worldwide with more gaming excitement from one of the greatest performers of all time. The game will be available on casino floors this summer.
The CFO of IGT, John Vandemore
2013-08-15
IGT Enjoys Increase in Profits Thanks to Online Slots
(USA).- The world’s largest maker of slot machines, International Game Technology, has reported a 41% increase in third-quarter profit.
2013-08-14
With great expectation, today starts Peru Gaming Show
(PERU). - Today begins the eleventh edition of Peru Gaming Show at the Jockey Exhibition Center. At 10 PM, will officially begin with a presentation and keynote speech.
2013-08-14
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Names Longtime Gaming Expert Joseph Cox New Development Representative for Oklahoma
(LAS VEGAS).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming technical consulting and independent certification laboratory, has named longtime gaming expert Joseph Cox the company’s new development representative in Oklahoma.
2013-08-14
GTECH to Launch True 3D on New Cabinet at G2E
(LAS VEGAS) .– GTECH, with its gaming product brand, SPIELO, is bringing gaming to life at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas from September 24 – 26, 2013. The highlight of Booth 1265 is the launch of Sphinx 3D™, a thrilling Egyptian adventure featuring glasses-free True 3D™ on the brand new AXXIS™ cabinet. The color-fidelity, brightness, and 3D depth have to be seen to be believed.
2013-08-14
EAG International Predicts Upbeat Start To 2014
(LONDON). - EAG International 2014 will take place at ExCel London on 21-23rd January, maintaining the long tradition of a London amusement and leisure show being held in the third week of January. With a smart new look, increased stand bookings and added input from BALPPA, organizers are determined to give exhibiting and visiting leisure professionals alike the best possible start to the new year.
Gavin Isaacs
2013-08-14
SHFL Ready for AGE with Impressive Range of Products
(LAS VEGAS).-SHFL entertainment, Inc. will showcase an array of new and proven product offerings during the 2013 Australasian Gaming Expo ("AGE") at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, August 13-15, 2013. Product demonstrations will be available at booth #1300.
2013-08-13
All-Slots Casino Unveils Personalized Player Experience
(MALTA).- All-Slots Casino is excited to announce the launch of its redesigned website, providing players with a significantly enhanced gaming experience with an intuitive, cutting-edge interface.
2013-08-13
Betsson anticipating mobile gaming boom
(MALTA).- Management at Swedish betting operator Betsson have predicted that mobile phone usage for gaming will increase ‘significantly’ during the next twelve months.
2013-08-12
Clarion Team Gets Green Light for Brasilian Gaming Congress
(LONDON).- The team responsible for staging ICE Conferences, EiG, GiGse and the WrB series, has been working closely with the Brasilian authorities to organise and host the first Brasilian Gaming Congress (BgC).
2013-08-12
Reminder, Complimentary Admission to the Exhibits at G2E, Additional 10% Discount off the G2E Conferences, and a Special Networking Opportunity
(LAS VEGAS).- Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is very pleased to once again be working with SAGSE and to extend a special offer* to you—complimentary exhibit hall admission valued at $299, an additional 10% discount on the G2E Conferences on top of Early Bird Discounts, and a special invitation to the Latin American Networking Reception at G2E.
2013-08-12
California bumps online gambling till 2014
(USA).- It is almost certain that California will not be moving forward with any online gambling bill this year following the usual in fighting between the Indian tribal casino owners and the horse racing industry on how to share the online gambling pie in the biggest state in the US.
2013-08-09
Aristocrat to Replace a Competitor's System at Grand Lodge Casino at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe
(LAS VEGAS).- Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat Technologies Inc. has won a competitive RFP to replace an existing system with its technologically superior and award-winning Oasis 360™ casino management system at theGrand Lodge Casino at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe.
2013-08-09
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases July 2013 Index
(LAS VEGAS).- After reporting a month-to-month decline in June of 2013, the AGEM Index rose in July, reaching a composite score of 177.23.
Knute Knudson, IGT
2013-08-09
IGT Sets The Bar For Excellence With An Expansive Game And System Portfolio At OIGA 2013
(LAS VEGAS).- Leading the industry in innovations and top-performing titles, International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) will showcase a robust portfolio of gaming solutions, exciting content and best-in-class systems at the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association's 2013 Tradeshow and Convention at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, OK, Aug. 12-14.
2013-08-09
Williams Interactive announced as latest sponsor for IGA7
(UK).- The 7th International Gaming Awards (IGA) is proud to welcome Williams Interactive provider best in-class iGaming Platforms as a Gold Sponsor.
2013-08-08
Company will display popular new games, Systems solutions, and Interactive technology Aug. 12-14 in Oklahoma City
Barrio Bally Technologies 'MillionBally Technologies to Showcase Prominent Brands and Industry-Leading Systems Solutions at OIGA Conference and Trade Show Tampa, Florida.
(LAS VEGAS).— Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, networked systems, and iGaming and mobile solutions for the global gaming industry, today announced that it will exhibit a variety of popular games, along with a host of award-winning systems and interactive products, at the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) Conference and Trade Show Aug. 12-14 at the Cox Center in Oklahoma City.
2013-08-08
JCM Global Evolves Casino Operations Throughout Australasia with Award-winning Transaction Technologies on Display at AGE Trade Show
(TOKYO, Japan).- Casino operators are invited to evolve their profit potential at the upcoming Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) with products from JCM Global, the industry’s leading transaction technologies supplier. AGE takes place August 13-15 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, and JCM’s newest regional office, JCM Asia Pacific, will be in stand #1402.
2013-08-08
Scientific Games Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013.
2013-08-07
G2E Keynotes to Bring Laughs, Learning, Leadership
(LAS VEGAS).- Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is the premier trade show and conference event for the international gaming entertainment industry and will be held Sept. 23-26, 2013 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
2013-08-07
Wonder 4 ™ spurs further growth in Réunion
(LONDON).- Aristocrat’s multi - play gaming phenomenon, Wonder 4™, is leading the way in a wave of widescreen gaming rolled out at Casino de Saint - Denis in the French Indian Ocean territory of Réunion.
NEWave Sr. Vice President of Sales Clair Rogers
2013-08-07
NEWave Expands East Coast Presence With First Rhode Island Installation at Twin River Casino
(LAS VEGAS).– NEWave, the leading compliance and efficiency software supplier to the gaming industry, continues to expand its dominating software footprint across the U.S., and now the company has completed its first software installation in Rhode Island.
Orrin J. Edidin- President of WMS industries
2013-08-07
President of WMS joins panel of industry experts ahead of 7th IGA
(LONDON).- Orrin J. Edidin- President of WMS industries, joins panel of industry experts ahead of International Gaming Awards 2014
2013-08-07
Pressure put on US Congress to discuss online gambling
(USA).- It seems that an online gambling debate will happen in the US Congress sooner rather than later as more pressure is put on the chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, urging the committee to set a date for a hearing to discuss the current status of online gambling expanding on a state by state level.
Edgar Paz Legendary Gaming Group International Director
2013-08-06
"We had to get very creative to compete"
(PERU).- Under the Peru Gaming Show, next to be celebrated, Edgar Paz Legendary Gaming Group International Director, gave an exclusive interview to Soloazar. He spoke how EGT stands up to competition and the products to be to exhibit, among other things.
Dermont Smurfit, GameAccount Network Chief Executive Officer
2013-08-06
Ainsworth readies for New Jersey Internet gaming
(USA).- GameAccount Network announces the submission of Ainsworth Game Technology online casino slots to the New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement, positioning Ainsworth to secure online market share from day one of the New Jersey Internet gaming market anticipated to commence before year-end 2013.
Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the AGA
2013-08-06
Gaming Industry Encourages 'Speaking' Responsible Gaming
(USA). – The American Gaming Association (AGA) and National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) are joining gaming companies nationwide for the 16th annual Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW), which takes place Aug. 5-9.
Tom Reilly
2013-08-06
Bally Technologies Implements Innovative Systems Solutions at The Downs at Albuquerque in New Mexico
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced it has installed iVIEW Display Manager (DM)™, Elite Bonusing Suite (EBS)™ , and a host of other trailblazing systems solutions at The Downs at Albuquerque in New Mexico.
2013-08-06
Williams launches Play4Fun Network™ at Snoqualmie Casino
(USA).- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (WMS) providing premium products and services to the global iGaming industry, announced the launch of its next-generation Play4Fun Network iGaming and Marketing platform in partnership with Snoqualmie Casino, in Washington State.
2013-08-05
Canadians report success with anti-problem gambling technology
(UK).- UK company Featurespace has developed analytical software capable of identifying the betting patterns and behaviour of potentially problem gamblers at online casinos has been followed by similar claims from a Canadian company.
2013-08-02
Novomatic in Italy: Adria Gaming Excellently Positioned in the Italian Market
Through the introduction of Comma 6b (VLT) machines in Italy in 2009 Adria Gaming has quickly expanded its position in the Italian market. Today, the Adria Gaming Group has a high degree of business diversification, with activities in the various market segments of the third biggest industry in the country.
2013-08-02
S & P removes the 'rating' of Codere
(MADRID).- In accordance with the provisions of Article 82 of Law 24/1988 on the Securities Market, and implementing provisions, Codere SA. proceeds hereby reports the following:
2013-08-02
Eric Brown Joins IGT's Board of Directors
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology, a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and systems technology, announced today the appointment of Eric Brown to the Company's Board of Directors.
2013-08-02
Tracey Weber Joins IGT's Board of Directors
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology , a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and systems technology, announced today the appointment of Tracey Weber to the Company's Board of Directors.
James Kennedy
2013-08-02
Scientific Games extends Tatts Lotteries contract to 2014
(USA).- Scientific Games announced that it has signed a contract extension to serve as the primary vendor to supply instant games, game design and marketing support to Australia's Tatts Lotteries. The extension, effective immediately, lengthens the current contract term for NSW Lotteries and Golden Casket to December 2014, and includes two one-year extension options held by Tatts Lotteries.
2013-08-01
The eagerly anticipated launch of Casino du Lac Leamy’s ‘THE ZONE’ took place on June 13th in Québec, Canada.
THE ZONE Launches at Casino du Lac Leamy, Québec, Canada
This was the culmination of an unique project undertaken by Loto Québec to provide the first auditorium style electronic gaming arena in North America. The project brief incorporated a dedicated area of 40 electronic gaming terminals laid out in a formation facing a large stage area where live hosts drive a selection of games. Huge screens and dramatic lighting complete the spectacular setting.
2013-08-01
10 Casinos confirmed their participation in Miss Gaming Peru 2013
(PERU).- Missing 15 days for the Miss Gaming Peru 2013, the organization announced the names of the top ten casinos registered for the contest.
2013-08-01
Event to take place March 18-19, 2014 at Caesars Palace
G.H.I. Solutions President Claudia Winkler Renews with BNP Media to Program Gaming Technology Conference 2014
(LAS VEGAS).- G.H.I. Solutions President Claudia Winkler has been retained for a second year in a row by BNP Media to program the Gaming Technology Conference, the gaming industry’s premier technology event.
Jim Kennedy
2013-08-01
Scientific Games Signs Contract with Rhode Island Lottery
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013 -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that the Company has signed a contract with the Rhode Island Lottery to serve as the sole supplier of instant ticket printing services.
Aristocrat Managing Director, Strategy and Business Development Craig Billings
2013-07-31
Aristocrat Releases First Facebook Social App, Heart of Vegas™, and Quickly Reaches 500,000 Installs
(LAS VEGAS).- Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat has released its first Facebook app since acquiring successful social casino publisher Product Madness late last year. The first game, Heart of Vegas™ has been an instant hit, garnering 500,000 installs in just the first few weeks of its release.
Eric Tom, executive vice president of global sales at IGT
2013-07-31
Stepping further into Vietnam, IGT brings systems functionality to the brand new The Grand Ho Tram Strip luxury beach resort.
IGT Expands Systems Offering in Asia
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology a global leader in gaming systems technology, today announced that they have been selected to provide their state-of-the-art sbX® system to the prestigious The Grand Ho Tram Strip, Vietnam. The deal also marks the first time that a casino in Asia will implement a floor-wide Game to System (G2S) floor, all done in conjunction with IGT's Advantage® casino management solution.
Richard H. Williamson, Senior Vice President, Regulatory – Americas, BMM Testlabs
2013-07-31
BMM Testlabs announces two more regional iGaming Workshops for Tribal Regulators & Operators
(USA).- BMM Testlabs, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, is proud to announce it will be holding two more regional Tribal iGaming workshops in August and September this year. The first event will be hosted by The Grand Ronde Tribe at Spirit Mountain Resort & Casino, Grand Ronde, Oregon on August 22-23 and the September event will be hosted by The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians at Odawa Casino Resort, Petosky, Michigan on September 5-6.
A. Lorne Weil, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games.
2013-07-31
Scientific Games Signs Agreement with the Greek State Lotteries
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation announced that the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund has signed a 12-year concession agreement with the consortium in which Scientific Games Global Gaming S.a.R.l, a subsidiary of Scientific Games, is a participant, for the exclusive rights to the production, operation, circulation, promotion and management of the Greek State Lotteries.
Group CEO, Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos
2013-07-31
INTRALOT Signs Deal with Hellenic State Lotteries
(GREECE).- Hellenic Lotteries S.A., a company in which INTRALOT participates together with OPAP S.A. and Scientific Games (SGI), has signed the exclusive license contract with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) for the production, operation, circulation, promotion and management of the Hellenic State Lotteries (Instant and Passive Tickets).
Ewa Bakun, Clarion Gaming’s Head of Content
2013-07-31
WrB to reflect shifting political narrative in US iGaming
(LONDON).– Recent key political developments including two federal bills to legalise internet gaming and internet poker, a Senate hearing calling for the tight control of internet poker on a federal level and the call by Representative Dina Titus (D-NV) for a House hearing to discuss federal regulation, will make the forthcoming WrB, taking place in Philadelphia (October 22nd and 23rd), one of the most anticipated and contentious sessions to be held on the future of US iGaming.
Robert Smith CTBA Chairman
2013-07-30
California’s Indian tribes denounce Internet gambling cafes: Opinion
(USA).- The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department recently raided several illegal Internet gambling operations in the city of Carson that have created blight in the community and a public safety hazard for its residents. These unlawful enterprises are proliferating communities across the state.
Orrin J. Edidin, President WMS Industries,
2013-07-30
Snoqualmie Casino Launches Next-Generation Play4Fun Network™ iGaming Platform from Williams Interactive
(CHICAGO & SNOQUALMIE, Wash.).– Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS) providing premium products and services to the global iGaming industry, announced today the launch of its next-generation Play4Fun Network iGaming and Marketing platform in partnership with Snoqualmie Casino, in Washington State.
2013-07-30
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) to Stage Latin American Regulators Roundtable August 12-13 in Lima, Peru
(LAS VEGAS ).– The most important issues facing regulators throughout Latin America and the Caribbean will be in the spotlight this August as Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, presents the 2013 Latin American Regulators Roundtable.
Steve Saferin , President, Properties Group & Chief Creative Officer for Scientific Games.
2013-07-30
MDI Entertainment premieres Monopoly Jackpot
(USA).- Scientific Games subsidiary MDI Entertainment has launched a new instant ticket game for lotteries, which offers players 2nd Chance interactive opportunities to win multi-state progressive jackpots of $ 1 million, or more called MONOPOLY Jackpot.
Lydia Melton, Head of Network Games at Microgaming.
2013-07-30
Microgaming launches new and surprising game
(ISLE OF MAN) Hot off the heels of the Blaze Cash Drop promotion, the MPN, previously known as the Microgaming Poker Network, is bringing an industry first feature to online poker, Blazing Cannon.
William Hill Casino will soon be offering video slots developed by Bally Technologies.
2013-07-29
Bally Technologies to Supply Slots to William Hill
Bally Technologies, a leader in the development of video slots, has teamed up with William Hill in order to introduce its range of online slots to a wider audience. Bally is also known for its excellent casino management tools and interactive applications.
2013-07-29
Las Vegas Sands registers ‘Eurovegas’ mega-casino in Madrid
(SPAIN).– Gambling industry mogul Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Sands has officially registered plans to build a sprawling resort known as Eurovegas outside the Spanish capital Madrid, the company said on Thursday.
Professor I. Nelson Rose
2013-07-29
Cuba Needs Casinos
(CUBA).- He may not be dead. But on a recent trip to Cuba, I was told by both American and Cuban experts that he is beyond retired. His image may be everywhere, but he no longer has a living influence. Fidel has become to Cuba what Mao is to China.
Jennifer Carleton
2013-07-29
Jennifer Carleton Elected to Serve as IAGA Trustee
(LAS VEGAS).- Jennifer Carleton, a shareholder in the Las Vegas office of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, was elected to serve a 3-year term as a trustee of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA). In this role, she will provide strategic direction and leadership to help address key issues affecting the gaming industry.
2013-07-26
Great success for Zitro in South Africa
(SOUTH AFRICA).- Zitro just returned from South Africa where has participated in the most important event of the gaming industry in this country: The Wild Coast Winter Games.
2013-07-26
Net Entertainment strikes partnership deal with online gaming operator Ladbrokes
(UK).– Net Entertainment has signed a partnership agreement with one of the world’s leading betting and gaming enterprises, Ladbrokes. Under the terms of the agreement Net Entertainment will supply the operator with a selection of online desktop and mobile games.
2013-07-26
Mississippi continues winning ways as IGT creates two new millionaires at Mississippi casinos last week
(LAS VEGAS).– Mississippi just got a little luckier. International Game Technology created two new millionaires last week after two lucky players hit jackpots totaling $5.1 million in Mississippi casinos.
2013-07-26
Understanding Sovereignty and Tribal Contributions
(USA).- A recent editorial in the Monterey County Herald called for more “local oversight” of Indian casinos. The piece cited the recent North Fork decision that appears to open “most of the state to Indian gaming operations” as the rationale for tribes to waive sovereignty and for the state to set up an omnipotent gaming czar that would give thumbs up or down to future tribal casinos.
2013-07-26
Wizard of Oz instalment form Williams Interactive
(LONDON).- Williams Interactive has released a new instalment of The Wizard of Oz series exclusively to its WMS Industries-owned operational website Jackpotparty.
Neil Alpert , CEO of LaserLock Technologies.
2013-07-25
Laserlock releases online gaming solution
(USA - Whasington).- Washington DC-based authentication solutions provider LaserLock Technologies announced today it has successfully completed exhaustive testing of its online gaming authentication solution and is ready to take it to market.
2013-07-25
Ladbrokes launches Live Dealer Mobile Games
(UK).- Now iPad users can enjoy playing live dealer blackjack, roulette, casino hold’em and baccarat while on the go.
Simon Hammon, Chief Product Officer of Net Entertainment
2013-07-25
Net Entertainment’s new online video slot release Reel RushTMpromises to have the casino community excited
(MALTA).- Reel Rush is the latest addition to NetEnt’s video slot portfolio. The game employs Wild substitutions, Free Spins and re-spins as well as offering players an incredible 3125 ways to win.
Earle G. Hall
2013-07-25
DEQ announces the resignation of Chief Executive Officer, Earle G. Hall
(LEVIS, QC,).- DEQ Systems Corp., a leading provider of table game bonusing, jackpot and loyalty solutions, announces today the resignation of Mr. Earle G. Hall as President and Chief Executive Officer of DEQ. Francois Proulx, DEQ's Chief Financial Officer, has been appointed by the Board of Directors to assume the CEO position on an interim basis.
Patti Hart, CEO of IGT.
2013-07-24
International Game Technology Reports Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results
(LAS VEGAS).– International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) today reported operating results for the third quarter ended June 30, 2013.
Payam Zadeh
2013-07-24
JCM Global’s Award-winning iVIZION® Bill Validator Exceeds Casino Cosmopol’s Expectations for Excellence
(DÜSSELDORF, Germany).– The award-winning iVIZION® bill validator from leading transaction technologies supplier JCM Global has been appearing on new games at all four Casino Cosmopol locations in Sweden to what can only be described as rave reviews.
Albert Radman, sales executive for Alfastreet Gaming
2013-07-24
G2E Asia welcomes the 2014 return of Alfastreet
(LAS VEGAS).– The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions (Reed) today announced that Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia 2014 will feature the return of Alfastreet Gaming Instruments (Alfastreet), a leading manufacturer of multi-player electronic gaming instruments, to its exhibit floor.
2013-07-24
IAGA Hosts Premier Gaming Conference, Names New Leadership
(UK).- The annual conference of the International Association of Gaming Advisors was held June 17-20 in London. Attended by 200 people – among them the world’s leading industry CEOs, general counsel, advisors and over 30 regulators, the scene was set for some inspiring groups of discussions on key issues crucial to the future of the industry.
2013-07-24
Even as Italy’s economy slumps in recession, its gambling industry stays strong
(FLORENCE).- The region of Lombardy has the most per capita spending on slot machines; 40 Lombardy mayors took a stand against gambling last week, calling for limits on the industry, in spite of the short-term economic benefits.
Robert Melendres, Executive Vice President of IGT Interactive Group.
2013-07-24
IGT's DoubleDown Casino Launches World's First Cross-Platform Video Poker Tournament
(LAS VEGAS and TUCSON, Ariz.).- International Game Technology, a global leader in gaming systems technology, today announced the launch of the world's first cross-platform video poker tournament in partnership with Casino Del Sol and IGT's Game King™. For the first time, players can participate in a major video poker tournament across multiple platforms including mobile, desktop and on location at Casino Del Sol.
Greg Sylvester
2013-07-23
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Names World-Class Engineering Expert Greg Sylvester New Director of Systems Engineering
(LAS VEGAS).- GLI, the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, has named world-class engineering expert Greg Sylvester as the company's new Director of Systems Engineering.
2013-07-23
ICE 2013 attendance audited at 22,247
(LONDON).- ICE Totally Gaming 2013, the first to be held at the event’s new home at ExCeL London, has had its’ attendance confirmed at 22,247 by the not for profit organisation BPA Worldwide. BPA verified the total registered attendance as well as demographic and geographic profiles of attendees.
2013-07-23
THE ZONE Launches at Casino du Lac Leamy, Québec, Canada
(CANADA).- The eagerly anticipated launch of Casino du Lac Leamy’s ‘THE ZONE’ took place on June 13th in Québec, Canada.This was the culmination of an unique project undertaken by Loto Québec to provide the first auditorium style electronic gaming arena in North America. The project brief incorporated a dedicated area of 40 electronic gaming terminals laid out in a formation facing a large stage area where live hosts drive a selection of games. Huge screens and dramatic lighting complete the spectacular setting.
2013-07-23
Adria Gaming Positioned Well in Italian Market
(ITALY).- Through the introduction of Comma 6b (VLT) machines in Italy in 2009 Adria Gaming has quickly expanded its position in the Italian market. Today, the Adria Gaming Group has a high degree of business diversification, with activities in the various market segments of the third biggest industry in the country.
2013-07-22
SHFL entertainment (Asia) Limited Acquitted by Macau Court in Decision on Patent Infringement
(MACAU).- SHFL entertainment, Inc. has announced today that SHFL entertainment (Asia) Limited ("SHFL Macau") has been acquitted by the Macau First Instance Court in a case brought against SHFL Macau, following a complaint made by Jay Chun alleging a violation of a patent allegedly related to terminal betting on live baccarat.
2013-07-22
Quixant calls IPO success
(UK).- Quixant's recent flotation on the London Stock Exchange AIM market was hailed a success by the slot machine technology manufacturer, which said the IPO listing provides the perfect platform for achieving its long term business goals and represents a significant milestone in the company’s evolution.
2013-07-22
Scientific Games signs Swiss Loterie Romande deal
(USA).- Scientific Games announced that it has agreed a deal to supply Swiss lottery organisation Societe De La Loterie De La Suisse Romande (LoRo) approximately 3,000 new lottery retail terminals, new central application terminal software and related services.
2013-07-22
Novomatic announces launch of Loto Québec's 'The Zone'
(USA).- Novomatic announced the successful launch of Casino du Lac Leamy’s ‘The Zone’, which it described as the culmination of a 'unique' project undertaken by Loto Québec to provide the first auditorium style electronic gaming arena in North America. It said the project incorporated a dedicated area of 40 electronic gaming terminals laid out in a formation facing a large stage area where live hosts drive a selection of games.
2013-07-19
FutureLogic’s GEN3 Evolution® Printer Sets Record Pace as Demand Exceeds 50,000 Units in First 6 Months
(GLENDALE, Calif.).— FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announced that leading gaming operators in North America have specified its GEN3 Evolution® printers in more than 50,000 electronic gaming machines since production began in late 2012. The demand for the GEN3 Evolution® printer in its first 6 months is over 400% greater than the pace set by the GEN2 Universal™ printer in 2006.
Geoff Freeman
2013-07-19
The American Gaming Association acclaimed United States Senate attention to the need for effective regulation of online gambling.
(EE.UU).- Reports suggest that an alarming number of Americans spend billions of dollars annually on illegal Internet gambling made possible by foreign companies that fail to verify age and offer basic consumer protections. To address current illegal activity and the threat posed by a state-by-state gambling expansion, the encourages a federal ban on online casino-style “games of chance” and effective regulatory oversight of Internet poker.
Nick Jarmany, Managing Director of Quixant plc
2013-07-19
Quixant Achieves Success on London Stock Exchange
(CAMBRIDGE).- Quixant, the premier designer and manufacturer of gaming platforms for the “pay-to-play” gaming and slot machine industry, is delighted to announce its successful flotation on the London Stock Exchange AIM market on the 21st May 2013
Mr. Max Pessnegger, CTO at APEX gaming
2013-07-19
Over 60 new games in three separate cabinets heading to Latin America
APEX gaming selects BMM Testlabs for Latin American approvals
(LATIN AMERICA).- APEX gaming is pleased to announce that it has chosen BMM Testlabs to provide the games approvals service in Latin America. The recent success at the FADJA Peru has demonstrated the great potential for APEX gaming in Latin America. APEX games are all individually proven for player acceptance and the entertainment value on APEX games hits a real chord with players in Latin America.
2013-07-19
Hotel El Panama Convention Center
The 2014 New Site is online SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama
The exhibition that covers all of Central America and the Caribbean to be held in the cosmopolitan city of Panama on May 7 & 8 2014 officially launch its new website and hope to have the same success that is having year after year.
Jose González, President of EGASA
2013-07-19
Mobile Spanish Roulette First for EGASA and Evolution
(SPAIN).- Evolution Gaming, the world leader in video-streamed Live Dealer gaming, has signed a three-year agreement to provide Live Casino solutions to EGASA – a deal that last weeksaw EGASA launch the first Live Roulette games for iPad in the Spanish market.
2013-07-18
Evolution Gaming in Live Casino deal with EGASA
(SPAIN).- Live dealer provider Evolution Gaming has signed a three-year live mobile casino deal with Spanish operator EGASA .
2013-07-18
Association of British Bookmakers says Eu directive unworkable
(UK).- Chief Executive of the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) Dirk Vennix said new anti-money laundering measures proposed by the European Commission (EU) are not viable.
2013-07-18
Complimentary Admission to the Exhibits at G2E, Additional 10% Discount off the G2E Conferences, and a Special Networking Opportunity
(USA).- Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is very pleased to once again be working with SAGSE and to extend a special offer* to you—complimentary exhibit hall admission valued at $299, an additional 10% discount on the G2E Conferences on top of Early Bird Discounts, and a special invitation to the Latin American Networking Reception at G2E.
2013-07-18
TCS John Huxley to supply new casino resort in Vietnam
(VIETNAM).- Machine manufacturer TCS John Huxley has been chosen to provide gaming equipment to Vietnamese casino project The Grand Ho Tram Strip.
2013-07-18
EGT with new installations at Casino Royale
(SINT MAARTEN).- Euro Games Technology (EGT) introduced new installations of the sleek Vega Vision+® Slant Top Cabinet and the latest Multi-Games from this series at Casino Royale, Sint Maarten, which is the largest casino on the island of St. Maarten and is part of the Maho Group.
2013-07-17
French social gaming under threat from new amendment
(FRANCE).- Social and skill gaming operators working in the French market are bracing themselves for proposed change in the law that could see them forbidden in the first instance and at a future date subject to regulation, most likely by ARJEL, France´s online gaming authority. The new regulation would ban any game of skill or chance that requires a financial transaction in order top lay and offers any ´hopes of gain´.
2013-07-17
Betsoft Gaming sponsors 7th IGA
(UK).- Clever Duck Media have announced their latest sponsor for the 7TH International Gaming Awards (IGA), Betsoft Gaming, a leader in 3D slots gaming, will be the IGA’s Platinum Sponsor.
2013-07-17
Millionaire maker IGT awards another lucky winner with more than $1.3 million at Seminole Hard Rock in Tampa
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology created another lucky winner, who wished to remain anonymous, with an award of $1,368,853.84 on a Megabucks® Pink Ice™ Spinning Reel at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa, Florida on July 13th.
2013-07-17
CEO SHFL says deal is good for both
(USA).- Following on from yesterday’s announcement that Bally are to buy SHFL for $1.3 billion, Gavin Isaacs the CEO of SHFL and previously COO of Bally Technologies has been talking about the deal that will see two of the best known gaming companies join forces.
2013-07-17
IGT's DoubleDown Casino Now Available on Century Casinos
(LAS VEGAS and COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.,).- International Game Technology, a global leader in gaming systems technology, and Century Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market® and Vienna Stock Exchange: CNTY) announced today that IGT's DoubleDown's fun-to-play social gaming app is now available for players on selected Century Casinos websites.
2013-07-16
Bally Technologies, Inc. To acquire SHFL Entertainment, Inc.
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino management, interactive applications and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SHFL entertainment, Inc. at a per share price of $23.25 in cash for total consideration of approximately $1.3 billion. This consideration represents a premium of 24 percent to the closing price of SHFL common stock on July 15, 2013.
Steven Meistrich, CEO at Genesis Gaming, Inc.
2013-07-16
Genesis Gaming and Relax Gaming enter strategic partnership
(LONDON).- Genesis Gaming has entered into a strategic partnership with Relax Gaming in what it claims to be the first development & delivery combination in the industry.
Knute Knudson
2013-07-16
IGT Showcases MegaJackpots® and Core Games at NIGC
(LAS VEGAS).– Industry-leading, International Game Technologies will bring the latest innovations in gaming technology and casino entertainment to Booth 401at the Northwest Indian Gaming Conference (NWIGC) in Tulalip, WA July 15-17.
Senator Richard di Natale
2013-07-16
Apple Australia Pulls Poker Apps
(AUSTRALIA).- Greens Senator Richard di Natale has called for Apple Australia to take down online gambling apps from its Itunes store, claiming Apple Australia could be breaching federal online gambling laws.
Per Eriksson, CEO for Net Entertainment.
2013-07-16
Business improves for Net Entertainment
(MALTA).- Net Entertainment AB's interim financial results showed a 14.6pc increase in year-on-year revenues, to SEK297.5m, for the first six months of 2013.
2013-07-15
Russian Gaming Week (RGW) and SAGSE Latin America Announce Co-marketing Agreement for 2013
(RUSSIA).- Smile-Expo and, producers of Russian Gaming Week (RGW), and Monografie, the organizer of SAGSE Latin America @ Buenos Aires, today announced they will enter into a strategic co-marketing agreement to promote the flow of manufacturers and operators to and from each show. RGW is the most important expo for the CIS Area and SAGSE is the most representative brand for trade shows in Latin America.
Steve Rogers
2013-07-15
~ RAY chooses Inspired Virtual Sports for new sports bar at the Casino Helsinki ~
Inspired’s Betbox™ is the winning solution for Casino Helsinki
(LONDON).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the world’s leading provider of virtual sports betting products, today announces an agreement with RAY to install its BetBOX™ virtual sports and bet management system (BMS) in the Casino Helsinki – currently the only licensed casino in Finland.
2013-07-15
Bwin adds Juventus as new digital partner
(LONDON).- Online gambling company Bwin.party has agreed a three-year 'digital sponsorship' deal with Italian soccer champions Juventus, its fourth partnership with a top European team.
2013-07-15
Ireland to set 40-casino limit
(IRELAND).- Ireland looks to be on the verge of finalising new gambling legislation that will license casino gambling.
2013-07-12
SHFL Installs Linked Progressives Across 35 U.K. Casinos
(LAS VEGAS).- SHFL entertainment, Inc., announced that it has begun the installation of its Operator Wide Area Progressive (“OWAP”) technology to link 50 BJ Aces tables across 35 of Genting’s casinos in the United Kingdom.
James Curwen, Head of Gaming Operations for William Hill
2013-07-12
Bally Technologies’ Online Games Now Available on William Hill
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc, a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced its online slot games are now available through the United Kingdom-based William Hill.
Dr. Jerry Bowskill, Chief Software Architect for Scientific Games
2013-07-11
Scientific Games expands Sciplay. Studio iLottery game portfolio
(NY.) - Scientific Games’ recently launched Sciplay. Studio iLottery Game Portfolio will feature interactive game content and services from two additional Canadian third party developers, Karma Gaming and Telos International.
Kevin Slavin
2013-07-11
Big guns arrive at World GES
(Spain).- The second day of the World Gaming Executive Summit in Barcelona, Spain, saw a change of conference room from the opening Regulatory Day - and a fast start.
Bally Interactive General Manager Michael Probert
2013-07-11
Bally Technologies’ Online Games Now Available on Rank Group-Owned Online Gaming Site in the United Kingdom
(LAS VEGAS).-Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced its online slot games are now available on the United Kingdom-based Mecca Bingo, owned by Rank Group.
American Gaming Association (AGA) President and Chief Executive Geoff Freeman
2013-07-11
New American Gaming Association President to join influencers at EiG
(LONDON ).- October’s EiG, which is being held in Barcelona, is set to be the first official engagement outside the United States for new American Gaming Association (AGA) President and Chief Executive Geoff Freeman. Mr Freeman, a respected association professional, was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the U.S. Travel Association where he was instrumental in repositioning the industry to become a leading political force in Washington.
2013-07-11
Intralot receives internet betting license in Poland
(POLAND).- INTRALOT’s subsidiary in Poland, Totolotek, has received a 6-year Internet betting license from the Polish Ministry of Finance. According to the license granted, Totolotek will provide to players in Poland Fixed Odds Betting and Sport Pool Games through the Internet. The Company’s plans regarding interactive gaming in Poland also entail the development of Live Betting.
2013-07-10
Interblock keep going with installations throughout French market at Gujan Mestras Casino
(FRANCE).- Interblock announced another installation of top branded multi-terminal gaming machine, G4 Organic Live Roulette™ within the Casino Gujan Mestras, located in the South-West of France. Installation was carried out in the end of May, 2013 and since then showed excellent results.
2013-07-10
IGT Creates Another Millionaire as the Jackpot Hits at the Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) has awarded $1,141,958.19 on a Texas Tea® Texas Tango™ Money Madness slot machine in the southern state of Oklahoma over the holiday weekend on July 5th.
2013-07-10
G4 Organic Live Roulette™ is one of the most popular products in France
(FRANCE).- Interblock is proud that another great installation together with one of the top casino operator in France, company JOA Groupe was carried out in Casino de Luxeuil-les-Bains. G4 Organic Live™ Roulette with 07 play stations in silver-black design was placed in the beginning of June, 2013.
NEWave Sr. Vice President of Sales Clair Rogers
2013-07-10
NEWave Installs TINCheck Software at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
(LAS VEGAS).- NEWave, the leading software supplier to the gaming industry, is expanding its relationship with Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races, installing its leading TINCheck software at the casino.
Quirino Mancini
2013-07-10
Prospects for Italy’s online market ‘bleak’
(Barcelona).- Quirino Mancini, a partner with SCM Lawyers, told the World GES conference in Barcelona today that the prospects for the remote gambling market in Italy are ‘bleak’ with most operators barely surviving.
2013-07-10
Inspired wins award for international sales growth
(UK).- Inspired Gaming Group, a leading global supplier of virtual sports betting products, networked lottery software and games, has been ranked 34th in The Sunday Times’ league table of Britain’s private firms with fastest growing overseas sales.
2013-07-08
Intralot signs 5-year it contract with OPAP
(GREECE).- INTRALOT announces that following an international tender process procured by OPAP S.A. it has signed i) a contract for the implementation of the new central system (implementation contract) and ii) a contract for the support, maintenance and evolution of the new central system (service agreement) with a total duration of five (5) years.
2013-07-08
IGT Makes the Most Millionaires of any Gaming Manufacturer; Gives Away Nearly 6 Billion in Jackpot Winnings Since 1986
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology has published a compelling infographic looking at the history of MegaJackpots® millionaires including total money won, 'winningest states' and luckiest months. As a leader in the design, development and manufacture of gaming machines and systems products in casinos worldwide, IGT MegaJackpot games have created more than 1,500 millionaires, more than any other gaming manufacturer.
CEO of GTECH Americas Jaymin B. Patel
2013-07-08
GTECH signs 2-year Wisconsin Lottery extension
(SoloAzar Exclusive - USA).- GTECH Corporation announced a two-year contract extension with the Wisconsin Lottery for the provision of continued lottery technology and related support services.
2013-07-08
Introducing SMARTSLOT to Madrilenian operators
(SoloAzar Exclusive - SPAIN).- On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, Cludeen company will present its innovative monitoring system machine of hostelry, SMARTSLOT, to Madrilenian operators.
2013-07-08
Triple the prizes and Triple the Fun
(SPAIN).- Zitro is launching a new creation onto the market: Triple Bingo, the game which has already won over the most demanding players thanks to previously unseen innovations.
Anna Sainsbury, CEO of GeoComply USA Inc
2013-07-08
bwin.party selects GeoComply as geolocation partner for US
(USA, Nevada) GeoComply, which was recently awarded a license by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to provide geolocation solutions to online gaming operators, has been selected by bwin.party digital entertainment to support them across both PC and Mobile devices in the US.
2013-07-05
R. Franco incorporates new CEO
(SPAIN).- D. Pedro Melendo Derqui, has joined at the R. Franco Group as Chief Executive Officer since July 1st.
2013-07-05
Casino Club choose Magic Dreams to increase its unique and exclusive floor.
Time Voyager Jackpot System and Captain Cash Games library selected by Hipodromo de Palermo in Argentina
(ARGENTINA).- Magic Dreams is really proud about its successful installation in Argentina, its main profitable market in Latin America. Hipodromo de Palermo, owned by Casino Club, selected 20 machines belonging to two popular and breathtaking Magic Dreams Jackpot Systems: Time Voyager and Captain Cash.
Clive Hawkswood, Chief Executive Officer for the RGA
2013-07-05
Willian Hill and Betfair ask to run Greek online gambling monopoly
(UK).- Impeccable timing creates a headache for Greek privatization schedule and OPAP monopoly.
John Connelly VP Business Development
2013-07-05
Bally give major backing to new look EiG
(LONDON, UK).- EiG, which is being held across the 8th, 9th and 10th October in Barcelona, has won the backing of industry leader Bally Interactive which has confirmed a major sponsorship agreement at European iGaming’s definitive business event. The business sponsorship will see Bally Interactive adopt a strongly branded presence across all areas of EiG to complement its high level presence as an exhibitor on the show floor.
2013-07-05
SBTech signs with iSoftBet
(LONDON).- Sportsbetting solution provider SBTech will offer its sports betting and live betting platform to online casino provider iSoftBet in a deal signed this week.
2013-07-04
Konami Gaming, Inc. Unveils Intriguing New Titan 360 TM Product at Harrah´s Resort Atlantic City by Leveraging “New Jersey First” Initiative
(LAS VEGAS), “KONAMI has a long and successful history in the amusement industry, Titan 360 represents the culmination of collaborative efforts between our gaming and amusement divisions to bring engaging products to the casino marketplace. It creates a style of entertainment that simply cannot be replicated on-line or by our competitors, said added O´Hanley, vice president of North American sales at Konami.
2013-07-04
Microgaming reveals its Playboy online slot
(ISLE OF MAN).- Microgaming is revealing its highly anticipated Playboy online slot following the launch of Playboy Live Dealer earlier this year.
Steven Matsell, Leander Games CEO
2013-07-04
Leander Games granted Core service provider certificate
(LONDON).- Argentine software developer Leander Games has been granted an Alderney Core service Provider Associate Certificate from the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC).
David Baazov, CEO, Amaya Gaming Group.
2013-07-04
SkillOnNet first to launch much anticipated Amaya Avengers Slot
(SoloAzar exclusive).- The game features popular Marvel comic superheroes Thor, Hulk, Captain America and Iron Man, led by mysterious super spy Nick Fury, teaming up to do battle against evil across nine paylines of adventure.
Barry E. Snyder
2013-07-04
Seneca Niagara settles for $26 Million Casino Transformation
(SoloAzar exclusive - NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y.).– Officials with the Seneca Nation of Indians and Seneca Gaming Corporation today unveiled plans to completely renovate the 88,000 square-foot main gaming floor at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel.
2013-07-03
INTRALOT Italia launches new website
(ITALY).- INTRALOT Italia is pleased to announce the launch of its new re-designed website www.intralot.it based on real customer feedback.
2013-07-03
Hassel Lopez, Miss Casino Big Bola, was chosen Miss Gaming Mexico 2013
(Soloazar Exclusive - MEXICO).- The Miss Gaming Mexico event was held on Monday, June 24 at 9 pm at the Gala Polanco in Mexico City, a great number of guests, close to 200, witnessed the show.
George Zenzefilis, General Director of INTRALOT Interactive
2013-07-03
Intralot Gamez-On platform improved
(GREECE), INTRALOT has expanded its GAMEZ-ON Gaming Platform with the InstantMobileGames framework, specifically designed for the Lottery Industry.
2013-07-03
Star Chamber to deliver enhanced inspiration for ICE 2014
(LONDON).- A campaign group of senior consultants with multi-level marketing experience in consumer behaviour, engagement, data management, attitudinal research, and branding, has been brought together to contribute to the campaign for ICE Totally Gaming 2014. The Star Chamber, which also includes Julian Graves and Kate Chambers from Clarion, will work alongside the in-house marketing team as it prepares for February’s event, the second to be held at ICE’s new home, ExCeL London.
Lawrence Ho, co-chairman and CEO of Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (Reuters)
2013-07-03
Macau magnate to bring first casino to Russia's gambling zone
(MACAU).- Macau gambling mogul Lawrence Ho is extending his Melcro Crown casino empire to Russia's Far East. It will be the first well – known casino name in Russia’s Primorye gambling zone, after the country limited gaming to special zones in 2009.
2013-07-02
As a result of its massive growth, Win Systems expands its offices in Barcelona in order to better serve its customers
Win Systems moves to new offices
(BARCELONA).- As of June 5th, Win Systems, a global technology provider to the gaming and entertainment industry, is operating in their new corporate offices located in Sant Cugat del Vallés (15 minutes from Barcelona).
2013-07-02
International Game Technology and The Ader Group Announce Settlement
(LAS VEGAS and NEW YORK).- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) (the "Company"), a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and systems technology, and the Ader Group today announced that they have reached an agreement (the "Agreement") in connection with the proxy contest related to IGT's 2013 annual meeting of shareholders (the "Proxy Contest").
2013-07-02
Combination of SC Advance and EASITRAX Soft Count provides comprehensive cash management from the slot floor to the cash room
Hialeah Park Casino Selects MEI® Cash Management Solutions for Opening
(Malvern, PA).- The Hialeah Park Casino has specified all 882 slot machines with both SC Advance and EASITRAX Soft Count. Opening a new operation with an efficient, proven cash management process was vital to management’s decision.
William Scott
2013-07-02
Senior Gtech, William Scott resigns
(UK).- GTech's VP for Interactive Business Development and Strategy William Scott has resigned as a result of the company's ongoing restructuring strategy according to reports.
Eric Tom
2013-07-02
IGT Wins Big in Oregon State Lottery VLT Market
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and systems technology , today announced that the Company will be providing 1500 video lottery terminals (VLT’s) to the Oregon State Lottery in 2014.
2013-07-01
The importance of an event with an international profile and scope
Why exhibit at SAGSE Latin America 2013?
(ARGENTINA).- SAGSE is an international exhibition and one of the most effective resources to set and maintain customer relationships. In an increasingly digital era it gives the possibility to recover those misplaced relations and the face to face situation feeling and catching your customer sensibility, discovering their needs, solving each concern and also finding solutions to inquiries about products and new technologies.
2013-07-01
As Asia embraces casinos, India hedges it bets
(INDIA).- Like many visitors to the Casino Royale Goa on a rainy Saturday night on India's western coast, Salim Budhwani said he does not gamble but also had no objection to the betting at the busy tables downstairs.
Constantinos Antonopoulos, CEO of INTRALOT Group
2013-07-01
Intralot receives instant gaming services contract renewal in Ohio
(USA).- INTRALOT announces a 2-year renewal extension to continue to develop, refine, implement and provide instant ticket related and cooperative instant ticket support services tothe Ohio Lottery Commission.
Björn Krantz, Managing Director and Chief of GMO at Net Entertainment Malta Ltd.
2013-07-01
Net Entertainment’s Games soon available through Lottomatica’s Italian Online Gaming channels
(MALTA).- Net Entertainment, the world’s leading provider of high-quality online casino games, has signed a license agreement with Lottomatica Scomesse S.r.l. Under the terms of the agreement, Net Entertainment will deliver a wide range of casino games to Lottomatica for the regulated Italian online business through Lottomatica.it and Totosi.it.
Miha Miklavcic
2013-06-28
Interblock to stand out at The Wild Coast Winter Games 2013
(AFRICA).- Atomic Gaming will be showcasing one of the most revolutionary products to hit the African gaming industry, the Interblock Automated G4 Organic Roulette(tm) at the Wild Coast Winter Games 2013 hosted annually at the Wild Coast Sun Convention Centre in Port Edward.
Antoni Riberaygua
2013-06-28
Andorra plans to legalize offline and online gambling
(ANDORRA, EUROPE).- Andorra, a small country that sits in the Pyrenees between France and Spain, plans to legalize offline and online gaming. A draft bill was recently presented to the government that lays the foundations to develop a gaming industry and establish a regulatory framework. Gambling has been strictly forbidden in the Catalan-speaking nation since the nineteenth century
Rolph Gieske
2013-06-28
AGI Africa’s Rolph Gieske passes away, aged 46
(AFRICA).- It is with the deepest sense of shock and the most profound regret that Novomatic subsidiary AGI Africa Pty Ltd must announce the sudden death, on June 27th, of the company’s Sales & Marketing Manager Rolph Gieske (46), after a short illness.
Miha Miklavčič
2013-06-28
The Wild Coast Winter Games Announcement
Atomic Gaming will be showcasing one of the most revolutionary products to hit the African gaming industry, the Interblock Automated G4 Organic Roulette™ at the Wild Coast Winter Games 2013 hosted annually at the Wild Coast Sun Convention Centre in Port Edward.
Bally Interactive General Manager Michael Probert
2013-06-28
Bally Technologies’ online games now available on paddy power
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced its online slot games are now available on the Ireland-based Paddy Power.
2013-06-28
Enjoy Viña del Mar awards $141 million CLP ($280,000 USD) from KING KONG CASH™ Wide Area Progressive
Spielo international slot pays out Chile’s largest Casino Jackpot
(Viña del Mar, CHILE).– SPIELO International’s KING KONG CASHTM Wide Area Progressive (WAP) slot has awarded the biggest casino payout in Chile to a lucky longtime player at Enjoy Viña del Mar Casino and Resort.
2013-06-27
Aristocrat’s Oasis 360™ Casino Management System Wins A Competitive Replacement at Boomtown Casino Hotel In Reno
(LAS VEGAS).– Leading land-based and online gaming technology supplier Aristocrat Technologies Inc. has installed its technologically superior and award-winning Oasis 360™ system at Boomtown Casino Hotel in Reno, Nev. Oasis 360 is replacing the property’s current system and will monitor all of the casino’s 600 gaming devices.
2013-06-27
GLI Colorado Also Renews “Certified Vendor” Status
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Receives Contract from Colorado Division of Gaming Extending 22-Year Working Relationship
(GOLDEN, Colo.).– Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, has received a new contract from the Colorado Division of Gaming to serve as a certified testing laboratory for the State of Colorado. This new agreement extends and builds on a venerable working relationship between GLI and the Division.
GSA President Peter DeRaedt
2013-06-27
GSA Also Celebrated 15th Anniversary During Event
Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Welcomes Gaming Industry Leaders To Successful Annual Open Forum
(LAS VEGAS).– The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) held its first annual Open Forum on June 11 at Treasure Island in Las Vegas, Nev., welcoming more than 50 key industry leaders for a very successful day-long and in-depth discussion about the future of the gaming industry. The session focused on the evolution of online gaming initiatives around the world.
2013-06-27
Complimentary Admission to the Exhibits at G2E, Additional 10% Discount off the G2E Conferences, and a Special Networking Opportunity
(USA).- Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is very pleased to once again be working with SAGSE and to extend a special offer* to you—complimentary exhibit hall admission valued at $299, an additional 10% discount on the G2E Conferences on top of Early Bird Discounts, and a special invitation to the Latin American Networking Reception at G2E.
2013-06-27
GTECH Corporation premieres Game Market
(USA).- American lottery technology provider GTECH Corporation is hoping to virtually eliminate the need for long development cycles after announcing the launch of the industry’s first centralised iLottery content library, the Game Market.
2013-06-26
SAGSE the most international and important trade show
According to a research made by a major Gaming consultant the Latin American market has to date approximately 250,000 (two hundred and fifty thousand) slots. Base on this numbers, develop and growth rate it is identified as the most attractive market in the world.
2013-06-26
Probability launches the next generation of mobiles
(UK).- Specialist mobile gambling software provider Probability has announced the launch of six high-definition mobile slots designed for use with iOS, Android and Blackberry devices.
2013-06-26
Japan could legalize casinos this year
(JAPAN).- A casino gaming bill to legalize casinos that will be reviewed by parliament later this year has caught the attention of Morgan Stanley. The financial services firm conducted an independent evaluation, which determined that legislation could be possible before the end of 2013.
Mauro Franic
2013-06-26
Cadillac Jack Designated Wide Area Progressive Provider for CNIGA
(Montreal, CANADA).– Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (TSX.V: AYA), an entertainment solutions provider for the regulated gaming industry, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Cadillac Jack and the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) have entered into an agreement for Cadillac Jack to become the provider of Wide Area Progressive (WAP) gaming products to CNIGA’s member tribes. The agreement received a unanimous vote of approval from the executive board of CNIGA.
2013-06-26
Intralot launches native application for android smartphones in Peru
(PERU).- INTRALOT de Peru, INTRALOT’s subsidiary in Peru, has launched an innovative and attractive native application for Android mobile devices. The application offers players the opportunity to play lottery and sports betting games, such as Te Apuesto, Ganagol and Gana Diario, using their Android smartphone.
2013-06-25
ZITRO launches Triple Bingo, new seventh game for this year.
(Spain).- ZITRO, a world leader in Video Bingo games, has published this year’s launch calendar for new games. There are 20 titles, which are being launch on an international scale on a monthly basis. By June came Triple Bingo, and as standard in ZITRO launches, will astound everyone.
Ulrich Schmidt
2013-06-25
Ulrich Schmidt is 70
Amusement and gaming machine great celebrates his birthday
(Germany).- Coesfeld. Ulrich Schmidt celebrates his 70th birthday on 25th June 2013. The entrepreneur and founder of the SCHMIDT Gruppe in Coesfeld, Germany, who is recognised as ‘visionary’, ‘trendsetter’ and ‘passionate entrepreneur’ by friends and companions, is a leading figure of the German amusement and gaming machine industry.
Clairon Events Portfolio Director Kate Chambers
2013-06-25
EiG grasps the moment with new format, new features and new delivery for 2013
(London).– Visitors to October’s EiG, the definitive business event for European iGaming, will benefit from a dynamic new format, powerful content and a raft of additional features all designed to deliver enhanced value to the brand’s delegates, exhibitors and wider stakeholders.
2013-06-25
ISBB extends Scientific Games contract
(New York).- American lottery technology provider Scientific Games Corporation has announced the signing of a two-year contract extension that will see it continue to serve as the primary vendor for the Israeli Sports Betting Board (ISBB) regarding central management system, maintenance and support services.
2013-06-25
The Major European Poker Festival is coming
(UK & Ireland).- The Full Tilt Poker Galway Festival will take place between July 27 and August 12. It will consist of 60 events, including the Main Event, will reward 1.000.000 Euros.
2013-06-25
Konami Gaming doubling size of Las Vegas HQ
(USA).- Konami's US subsidiary Konami Gaming announced that it is more than doubling the size of its Las Vegas-based North American headquarters. The company is in the process of expanding its old space to incorporate a new 29,357sqm complex that will house corporate offices, the sales center, manufacturing and equipment service for Konami’s North American and European gaming businesses.
Gabriel Sinopoli
2013-06-24
Gabriel Sinopoli Named New CFO in Win Systems
(SPAIN).- Responsible for strategic planning and financial control of the company, Gabriel Sinopoli has joined Win Systems as the new Chief Financial Officer.
2013-06-24
Spielo International brings ancient egypt to the wild coast Winter Games 2013
(SOUTH AFRICA ).- Journey through Ancient Egypt with SPIELO International EPiSODiC GAMiNG experience, EGYPTIAN GOLD, showcased for the first time in Africa on the Atomic Gaming stand at the annual Wild Coast Winter Games Show from 21 – 24 July, 2013. Also debuting from SPIELO International is the exciting multi-level progressive, MEGA KONG, and three brand new and exciting diversity multi-game suites: Enchanted Emerald, Legendary Classics, and Best of Volume 1.
Nick Micalizzi, FutureLogic’s VP Sales & Marketing, North America
2013-06-24
GEN3 Evolution® Printer Selected Exclusively by Gila River Casino’s All New Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino in Arizona
FutureLogic’s scores again
(GLENDALE, California).- FutureLogic, the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces that its GEN3 Evolution printer has been chosen as the exclusive printer for all gaming platforms in Gila River Casino’s all-new Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino scheduled to open on July 2.
2013-06-24
IGT to Launch DoubleDown Casino on PlayPhone
(USA).- International Game Technology’s (IGT) DoubleDown Casino, will soon be available on PlayPhone’s mobile social gaming network.
2013-06-24
GTECH S.p.A. Promotes Christopher Caldwell to Senior Vice President of Latin America & Caribbean
(PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND).- GTECH S.p.A. has promoted Christopher Caldwell to Senior Vice President of Latin America and the Caribbean. Reporting directly to GTECH Americas’ President and CEO Jaymin B. Patel, Chris will be responsible for leading the Company’s operations and pursuing new business opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean, to offer products across GTECH’s entire portfolio – lottery, gaming machines and systems, sports betting, and interactive.
2013-06-24
SAGSE The most international and important trade show
"Latin America is identified as the most attractive market of the moment"!.
According to a research made by a major Gaming consultant the Latin American market has to date approximately 250,000 (two hundred and fifty thousand) slots. Base on this numbers, develop and growth rate it is identified as the most attractive market in the world.
2013-06-24
Scientific Games Signs Services Agreement with New Jersey Lottery
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group, LLC ("Northstar NJ") has signed a long-term agreement to provide marketing, sales and other services to the New Jersey Lottery.
2013-06-19
One Hundred Sands starts work on Fiji casino
(Exclusive SoloAzar - DENARAU ISLAND, Fiji).- Dubbed “Grand Fijian Casino Resort”, the 5-acre complex on Denarau island aims to promote and market Fiji as a new and revived brand for business events, boosting international tourism. A total of 350 jobs are expected to be created during construction and as many as 500 direct permanent jobs thereafter.
Lydia Melton, Head of Network Games at Microgaming
2013-06-19
Paf goes live on the MPN
(ISLE OF MAN).– The MPN, previously known as the Microgaming Poker Network, is pleased to announce that Paf is live on the MPN.
2013-06-19
IGT launches multi-lingual DoubleDown Casino
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology, global leader in gaming systems technology, today announced it will bring its Las Vegas gaming experience to players around the world by making DoubleDown Casino available in French, German and Spanish.
Shimon Akad, Playtech VP of Operations
2013-06-19
Playtech launches Mobile Live Casino games and a new experience for the customers
(Soloazar exclusive).- The company presents the Ultimate Blackjack and Mini Baccarat on a native iOS version.
Erik Bethke, Bee Cave Games CEO
2013-06-19
Bee Cave Blackjack becomes #1 Blackjack game on Facebook
Bee Cave Games has announced that Blackjack Casino has grown quickly to become the number 1 pure-play Blackjack game on Facebook, and the company is now developing for a mobile version for a range of devices.
2013-06-19
CMS Group – the new reference in table game drop security
(ITALY).- CMS Group SRL from Italy is the new reference company for table game security. The company introduced itself with a product tailor-made to solve a long-standing issue in live gaming – the secure handling of money on the gaming table itself. The EasyDrop enables croupiers to enter the banknotes in a bundle of up to thirty at one time (including tickets when used in association with ticket-in, ticket-out gaming) in a simple and practical way.
2013-06-18
Keep its word: “Peru Gaming Show in contact with regional operators”
(PERU).- With 99% floor space almost sold out, the show organizers have begun concentrating their efforts and activities on ensuring that all of the Peruvian Operators are informed regarding the show and promoting their attendance in Lima on August 14th and 15th at the Jockey Exposition Center.
2013-06-18
Spielo international™ Provides Galaxis™ system to south korea’s largest casino
(JEONGSEONGUN, South Korea) – Kangwon Land, South Korea’s largest casino located in Gangwon Province, recently finished deployment of SPIELO International™’s GALAXIS™ casino systems solutions on all of their 960 slot machines. Among the modules selected by Kangwon Land was GALAXIS Jackpots, which is used to centrally manage 153 different levels of progressive.
Bally Technologies’ Interactive Senior Director of Sales Tony Plaskow
2013-06-18
Bally Technologies Brings Content Online Through Agreement with iSoftbet
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced a partnership with iSoftBet to launch its online gaming products in the European market.
2013-06-18
Association Of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Announces Eight New Members Join Organization
(LAS VEGAS, NV).- The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the membership applications of eight new companies, bringing the trade group comprised of the world's leading gaming suppliers to a total of 134 members, an all-time high for the organization.
Robert Melendres, IGT Executive Vice President, Interactive Group
2013-06-18
IGT and Loto Quebec Launch Additional Online Casino Games; Bringing Popular Titles to Players in Canada
LAS VEGAS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), the global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry, will provide Loto Quebec access to its entire online and mobile games library with a full integration to IGT rgs® (remote game server). Loto Quebec will utilize the IGT data center located in Kamloops, British Columbia.
2013-06-18
Virtual Racing™ NASCAR® to Make Mississippi Debut at Golden Nugget Biloxi June 21-22
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced Virtual Racing™ NASCAR® will make its Mississippi debut at the Golden Nugget Biloxi June 21-22.
2013-06-17
IGT Debuts 80's Arcade Classic, Provides Thrilling Entertainment at Canadian Gaming Summit
(LAS VEGAS).- International Game Technology, a global leader in casino gaming entertainment and systems technology, today announced the release of their long-awaited Atari® Centipede® slot during the Canadian Gaming Summit (CGS) which will be taking place June 17-19, at the Palais Des Congres in Montreal, Canada.
2013-06-17
Super Show 2013 : a success
(AMSTERDAM).- While there were one or two dissenting voices, the clear consensus is that the event was a resounding success and, in Amsterdam, had found a popular new home.
2013-06-17
~ Betfred extends exclusive machines supply contract with Inspired for a further five years, which includes an additional 500 ex-Tote shops ~
Inspired renews exclusive machines contract with Betfred and gains ex-tote estate
(UK).- Inspired Gaming Group, the UK’s leading supplier of SBG gaming machines and virtual sports, today announces it has renewed its exclusive contract with Betfred for the supply of Category B2/B3 gaming machines.
2013-06-17
CDI to Exhibit at Gaming Technology Forum
(LAS VEGAS).- Casino Data Imaging (CDI), a casino industry leader in advanced visualization and analysis solutions, will be exhibiting at the June 17-19 Gaming Technology Forum at the Mirage Hotel and Casino.
2013-06-17
IGT in Loto Quebec deal
(USA).- International Game Technology is to provide Loto Quebec access to its online and mobile games library with a full integration to the IGT remote game server.
avin Isaacs, Chief Executive Officer for SHFL
2013-06-14
SHFL's iGaming Products Live on GameAccount Network
(USA).- SHFL entertainment, Inc. has announced that its iGaming products are now live and eligible to take real-money bets on GameAccount Network's ("GAN") market leading online gaming platform, including its B2C site, Money Gaming.
Eric Benchimol, CEO of Win Systems
2013-06-14
The association will provide the interconnection of 20,000 machines in 90 venues
Win Systems installs its WIGOS Casino Management System in all casinos operated by the Codere Group in Mexico
(BARCELONA).- Win Systems, Global technology provider for the gaming and entertainment industry, signed a contract with Codere through which they will become the new CMS (Casino Management System) provider implementing their Casino Management System, WIGOS ™ in all the venues currently operated by the Group in Mexico.
Bally Technologies’ Vice President of Business Development John Connelly
2013-06-14
Partnership will give casinos world-class content on Bally’s iGaming Platform
Bally, Interblock Sign Online Content Agreement
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced an agreement with Interblock to integrate its online gaming content into Bally’s award-winning iGaming Platform.
2013-06-14
PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates the Colombian market will grow by 13%
(Soloazar exclusive).- It is expected that the Colombian market passes from earning 529 million dollars to 601 million dollars in the next two years.
Sabby Gill
2013-06-14
Grosvenor Casinos Go Live on Cloud
(UK).- Three UK casinos are all set to benefit from the world’s first ever cloud casino experience. The Grosvenor Casinos in London, Reading and Coventry are going live using IGT’s cloud technology, allowing each casino to choose from IGT’s AVP game library based on their customers’ real time preferences.
2013-06-13
Novomatic launches a new B2B app, giving customers personalized services
This new iOS app is presented as a direct support tool for the use of customers and partners of the NOVOMATIC Group and provides casinos’ staff the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the latest game offerings to assure the best possible customized service to the guests. The development of the Android Version has already started and is expected to be available in June.
2013-06-13
CAMS To Provide Multiple Services Including Geo-location, Age Verification and Online Payment Systems
Aristocrat Signs Third-Party Aggregator Partnership Agreement with CAMS for nLive™ Virtual Casino
(USA).- Aristocrat continues to build a solid base of partnerships for its award-winning nLive™ virtual casino solution, and now the company has signed an agreement with multi-tenant Software as a Service (SaaS) company CAMS.
2013-06-13
Deutsche Bank is skeptical about Eurovegas
(Soloazar exclusive).- Deutsche Bank issued a circular that says Eurovegas is passing away. Sheldon Adelson affirmed the project is still active.
2013-06-13
PokerStars CEO reaches a deal with the Justice
(Soloazar exclusive).- Mark Scheinberg, PokerStars founder’s son and current CEO of the company, reached a fifty-million-dollar agreement with the United States Department of Justice to solve completely and definitely the claims of the US against PokerStars.
2013-06-12
SAGSE Latin America will feature a special area for the entertainment industry
(Soloazar exclusive).- SAGSE Latin America organizers announced there will be a special pavilion for entertainment products providers. There, customers will find everything they need to set up an amusement area.
2013-06-12
ZITRO creates a unique experience in Mexico and has established itself as a leader in bingo games.
(MEXICO).- Zitro presented 17 new games at the Zitro Experience 2013 event, held on 3 and 4 June in Mexico City. The whole Mexican gaming sector turned out to find out what Zitro had to offer, giving its unanimous support for this initiative.
2013-06-12
ICE marketing campaign shortlisted for prestigious award
(UK).- The ‘Think Big’ marketing campaign in support of ICE Totally Gaming 2013, has been short listed in the flagship Association of Exhibition Organizers’ (AEO) Excellence Awards.
2013-06-12
Nevada gaming revenue slightly down in April
(USA).- As the US casino industry continues a modest recovery from the national recession, heavy loses on Baccarat and Craps kept revenues flat at Nevada casinos in April. The 256 casinos operating in the Silver State won $854.3m during the month, down 0.16 percent year-on-year.
John Aristotle Phillips, Chief Executive Officer for Washington, DC-based Aristotle International.
2013-06-12
Aristotle International signs up Aristocrat Technologies
(USA).- After receiving license approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission late last week for the provision of geo-location and patron identification services, online age and identity verification provider Aristotle International has now signed a deal that will see it supply services to Aristocrat Technologies Incorporated.
Steven Matsell, Leander Games CEO
2013-06-11
Leander Games integrates its games with Belgian operator Casino777
(ARGENTINA).- Leander Games announced that it has integrated a large number of its slot games with the Circus Group’s well-known Belgian operation casino777.be.
2013-06-11
Jamaica will grant licenses for the development of casinos
(Soloazar exclusive).- After approving the law that allows the construction of casinos, the Jamaican government is accepting projects to develop casinos with the objective of boosting the touristic and hospitality industry.
2013-06-11
Win2day a step forward to control gambling addiction
(BELGIUM).- Belgian operator Win2day, jointly operated by Austrian Lotteries and Casinos Austria, has installed the software tool MENTOR, enabling users to keep a close eye on their online gaming behavior.
2013-06-11
Industry heavyweights form International Social Gaming Coalition
(USA).- Eight leading social games companies Zynga, RocketPlay, Plumbee, Playtika, PlayStudios, IGT, Gamesys and Aristocrat have joined forces to officially launch the International Social Games Coalition.
2013-06-11
Fadja Peru excelled the expectation of manufacturers, operators and associations
(PERU).- the Andean Gaming Trade Show in Peru concluded in total success, after the transition it had to place itself as an international event of great category in the Latin American industry, from the goodwill of FADJA Colombia.
Dave Daniels Sr. Director of Engineering GLI
2013-06-11
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Becomes First Test Lab Accredited to Test to GSA GDS Standard Certification
(LAS VEGAS).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, has received an expansion in its ISO/IEC 17025 Scope of Accreditation for its Colorado lab by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). The expanded accreditation includes the GDS protocol, allowing GLI to provide an additional service within the Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Certification Program.
Jim Kennedy
2013-06-10
Scientific Games to Provide Instant Services to South Carolina Education Lottery
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that it has signed an instant ticket and cooperative services contract with the South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL).
2013-06-10
Great prizes and a spectacular roulette bonus in Power Spin, Zitro’s latest game
(SPAIN).- Power Spin is the new game Zitro launched onto the market in May, and in its first days of existence it has received nothing but good reviews. In this title, the world’s leading video bingo games company has combined some of the most successful features of its games, such as great playability, the themes and the design of one of its star products, the Powermania Bonus game.
Andy Caras-Altas, CEO of Traffic Generation
2013-06-10
Traffic Generation in Aristocrat deal
(USA).- Aristocrat Technologies has signed a deal with Traffic Generation, a Gibraltar-based cross-platform gaming analytics and convergence company, to incorporate Traffic Generation’s Hub into its product range.
2013-06-10
Gaming Partners International Corporation Acquires The Blue Chip Company's Manufacturing Assets as Part of Its On-going Product Growth Strategy
(LAS VEGAS).- Gaming Partners International Corporation, a leading worldwide provider of casino currency and table gaming equipment, announced today that it purchased certain assets of The Blue Chip Company, LLC, a privately-held manufacturer of compression-molded gaming chips. This transaction is part of GPIC's previously announced strategy to use its strong cash position to acquire companies, products or technologies to enable it to grow its product offerings.
Jeff Zidell
2013-06-10
MGM joins forces with Hyatt and Southwest Airlines
(Soloazar exclusive).- In the last week, MGM reached strategic agreements with Hyatt and Southwest Airlines to increase the benefits it offers to visitors in its fifteen resorts in Las Vegas.
2013-06-10
Construction Begins on Baltimore Casino
(USA).- Construction has officially begun on the $400 million Baltimore Horseshoe casino.
GLI Canada CEO Salim Adatia
2013-06-07
William Higgins Joins GLI’s Professional Services Team
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) Adds Experienced Consultant to Global Professional Services Division
(MONCTON, New Brunswick, Canada).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, announced today it is again expanding its professional services group. Joining the team as Development Manager, Global Professional Services is widely respected consultant William Higgins. Higgins will be positioned in GLI’s office located in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.
2013-06-07
Aristocrat Licenses AMC’s “The Walking Dead” To Create Engrossing New Video Slot Game
(LAS VEGAS).- Zombies are taking over casinos across North America! Aristocrat has inked a licensing agreement to bring AMC’s monster hit “The Walking Dead” to a casino near you.
2013-06-07
Scientific Games Signs Contract with Hungarian State Lottery
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation today announced that the Company has signed a new lottery systems contract with Szerencsejatek Zrt, the Hungarian State Lottery. The Company was selected for the contract following a competitive procurement process. Under the terms of the contract, which ends December 31, 2020, Scientific Games will implement its AEGIS NGS next-generation central system hardware and software, install additional WAVETM terminals and provide related services.
2013-06-07
Big Fish new releases the first synchronous multiplayer mobile roulette game
(SEATTLE).- Big Fish, the world's largest producer of casual games, launched today the first synchronous multiplayer mobile roulette game into its mobile social casino, "Big Fish Casino UK." This version of roulette features real-money betting powered by Betable and is available now at the Big Fish website.
Atul Bali
2013-06-06
Aristocrat awarded Nevada interactive license
(USA).- Aristocrat Technologies Australia Pty and Aristocrat Technologies Inc. have been granted an interactive gaming license from the Nevada Gaming Commission. The license allows Aristocrat to provide online poker technological services to Nevada -licensed interactive operators.
2013-06-06
EGT expands production facilities
(BULGARIA).- Euro Games Technology has expanded its headquarters in Bulgaria with a new production facility. It has been particularly adapted for the manufacturing of the company’s high-quality Premier Series branded products.
G4D Roulette 12 in Football Shape with Touch Down Side Bet
2013-06-06
Interblock usa installs first touchdown roulette product At Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
(Atlantic City, NJ).– Interblock USA, the leading provider in multi-player games, installed the first Touchdown Roulette product at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey last week.
2013-06-06
Gaming Laboratories International Welcomes 36 Regulators from 20 Jurisdictions and Associations to its European Roundtable
(HILLEGOM, The Netherlands).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, and its European entity, GLI Europe BV, welcomed 36 regulators and guests from 20 jurisdictions and associations across Europe to its annual European Roundtable.
2013-06-06
Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases May 2013 Index
(LAS VEGAS, NV).- In May 2013, the AGEM Index reported a composite score of 167.49, up 8.04 points (+5.0 percent) when compared to April 2013. The latest performance reflects the third consecutive month-to-month increase, and the index has only witnessed one monthly decline since the beginning of the year (the index fell 0.7 percent in February 2013). Compared to a year ago, the AGEM Index is up by 49.12 points, or 41.5 percent. In May, 10 of the global gaming equipment manufacturers reported increases in stock price when compared to the prior month, with all but two up by more than 5.0 percent. Of the seven companies that witnessed declines, just three were down by more than 5.0 percent.
2013-06-06
SHFL Entertainment reports record revenues
(USA).- Global gaming supplier SHFL Entertainment Incorporated has released its financial results for the three months to the end of April showing that its total revenues for the period grew by 17 percent year-on-year to reach a record $77.4 million.
Eric Benchimol
2013-06-05
Eric Benchimol New CEO of Win Systems
(Soloazar exclusive).- Barcelona, June 4, 2013. Win Systems, global provider to the gaming and entertainment industry, today announced the appointment of Eric Benchimol as CEO of the group after serving for several years as COO of the company.
2013-06-05
FutureLogic Announces a Limited-Time Offer
(USA).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announced a unique opportunity for customers to experience the very latest innovations in thermal ticket printing and promotional couponing technology on their casino floors. US customers who specify the GEN3 Evolution® printer between June 4, 2013 and December 31, 2013, will be eligible to receive FutureLogic’s PromoNet ® Bank couponing solution for FREE! To take advantage of this special limited time offer, casinos simply need to contact FutureLogic.
2013-06-05
WMS Player-Favorite Slot Games Available on Dragonfish Bingo Platform
(WAUKEGAN, Ill. & LONDON).- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS), announced today that the Company’s popular slot games are now accessible to the online bingo network powered by Dragonfish, the independent B2B arm of 888 Holdings plc (LSE:888), one of the world's most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions providers.
2013-06-05
Gaming floors get wild jungle thanks to Zitro’s Wild Bingo
(Soloazar exclusive).- Zitro has recently launched Wild Bingo, a new game that combines wildness with the quality entertainment the company has got players used to.
Lou Castle
2013-06-05
SHFL entertainment, Evolution Gaming enter strategic relationship
SHFL entertainment, Inc. announced it has established an agreement with video-streamed live dealer gaming provider Evolution Gaming.
2013-06-04
Aristocrat Signs Software Cross-Licensing Deal with Grand Vision Gaming
(LAS VEGAS).– Leading gaming supplier Aristocrat and Montana-based video gaming device manufacturer Grand Vision Gaming (GVG) have signed a significant software cross-licensing deal that will bring player-favorite Aristocrat game themes to GVG cabinets across Montana.
2013-06-04
Release of the GLI-14 Standard in Spanish
(USA).- This advisory is intended to notify our clients and suppliers of the publication of our GLI-14 V2.2 “Finite Scratch Ticket and Pull-Tab Systems” in the Spanish Language.
2013-06-04
SG Gaming launches Arabian charms for interactive sector
(UK).- SG Gaming, a division of Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS), has launched an internet version of its popular slots game, Arabian Charms, to add to its growing multi-channel portfolio.
2013-06-04
The gaming discipline in Italy, between the public monopoly and the market
(Soloazar exclusive).- Codere presented in the Library of the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Republic, in the Palazzo San Macuto in Roma, the study “La disciplina dei giochi in Italia tra monopolio pubblico e mercato” on May 30th with the support of the Bruno Visentini foundation and the Ceradi University.
2013-06-03
- Jorge Morales joins BetStone Business Development Latin America
BetStone expands sales team in Latin America
BetStone, leading provider of cloud based solutions, appoints Jorge Morales as Senior Business Development Manager for the Latin American market. Morales has vast experience in this region having worked with other gaming providers and operators in Latin America and the Caribbean for the past 6 years.
2013-06-03
Codere wants to specify
(ARGENTINA).- In front of all a series of journalistic inaccuracies published in the last days, Codere Group want to specify:
Jose Anibal Aguirre, CEO of FADJA Colombia and FADJA Peru
2013-06-03
Associations’ summit shapes the future of Corporate Social Responsibility
(Soloazar exclusive).- The development of the third Latin American Gaming Associations Summit, with Corporate Social Responsibility as the axis, successfully ended with the beginning of a general agreement between Peruvian associations to work together in order to show to public opinion the social actions these organizations carry out, as well as committing with common activities in the pursuit of increasing the social work and enhancing the image of gaming in the media and the community.
Joe Lopez, CEO of Peru Gaming Show
2013-06-03
Great companies join Peru Gaming Show
(Soloazar Exclusive).- As a show of trust in the work of Peru Gaming Show’s organizers, great companies in the gaming industry have confirmed their participation in the event.
2013-06-03
SAGSE change its brand adapting it more to its reality and scope.
(ARGENTINA).- Buenos Aires is the first event where manufacturers will be showing all new and state-of-the-art equipment recently launched at G2E Las Vegas and therefore it will first be seen at SAGSE. This will be the first event on the calendar of LATAM. Visiting is catching up with the entire gaming market.
2013-06-03
Betsson set to Boost Online and Mobile Performance through Introduction of IGT’s Top Games and Branded Titles
IGT Expands International Reach with Betsson Partnership
(UK).- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), the global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry, has partnered with international sports betting and gaming company Betsson.
2013-05-31
Aristocrat Wins 12 Awards Overall in Readers’ Poll
Aristocrat Wins Best Video Slot, Best Penny Slot, Luckiest Slot, Best Slot Mobile App in Southern California Gaming Guide™ Best Slots 2013 Awards
(LAS VEGAS).- Aristocrat slot games are among the most popular with players everywhere, and now the readers of Southern California Gaming Guide™ have honored Aristocrat with 12 awards in the Best Slots 2013 Awards, including Best Video Slot, Best Penny Slot, Luckiest Slot and Best Slot Mobile App.
2013-05-31
The Philippines, Zitro’s newest market
(THE PHILIPPINES).- Zitro, global leader in video bingo games, has chosen The Philippines as its starting point for its activity within the Asian market and has done so by installing its machines in a number of games rooms within the capital, Manila.
2013-05-31
Company to deploy award-winning systems solutions across 779 video lottery terminals at New York casino
Bally Technologies Wins Systems contract with Batavia Downs Casino
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced a new systems contract with Batavia Downs Casino in New York, owned by Western Regional Off-Track Betting.
2013-05-30
Codere Argentina sponsors the International Conference IARSE 2013
(Soloazar exclusive).- Codere Argentina, leading company in responsible entertainment, sponsors the International Conference IARSE 2013 named “understand, comprehend, lead: the power of inspiration”, developed on May 28th and 29th in the NH City & Tower Hotel in Buenos Aires.
2013-05-30
FutureLogic’s GEN2 Universal™ Printer Selected Exclusively by Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, LA
(GLENDALE, CA).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today that its GEN2 Universal™ printer has been chosen as the exclusive printer for all gaming platforms in Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Resort Casino scheduled to open this summer in Bossier City, LA.
Dimitris Kristallis and Petros Sarakintsis of Regency Entertainment Greece with Franz Plasser and Max Pessnegger of APEX gaming
2013-05-30
APEX gaming breaks through in casinos in Greece
(GREECE).- The Greek casino market remains one of the most important and challenging in Europe, despite the uncertain economic times at present in the country. The number of slot gaming machine suppliers to the Greek casino market is limited and the barriers of entry are high to new suppliers.
2013-05-30
Aristocrat Leisure posts six-month results
Australian land-based and online casino games and solutions supplier Aristocrat Leisure Limited has published its financial results for the six months to the end of March showing a 7.5 percent year-on-year decrease in total revenues to AUD$383.2 million ($369.1 million).
2013-05-29
Codere Argentina launched a new Mobile of Hospitable Games
(Soloazar exclusive).- Codere Argentina, responsible entertainment company, with IPA Argentina, NGO that works on the defense of kids’ right to play, launched a Mobile of Hospitable Games in the Sor Maria Ludovica hospital in La Plata.
2013-05-29
The fifth season of PokerStars Italian Poker Tour begins in June
(Soloazar exclusive).- Two weeks left for the beginning of a new edition of the main poker tournament in Italy, PokerStars Italian Poker Tour, with new destinies and the same quality as usual.
2013-05-29
NOVOMATIC expands market presence in the Netherlands after acquisition of top player JVH
(Netherlands).- Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH (AGI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NOVOMATIC AG, has acquired the Dutch gaming companies JVH exploitatie B.V. and JVH gaming products B.V., two of the most long-standing and most renowned gaming companies of the Netherlands.
2013-05-29
Record Numbers Confirmed for iGaming Super Show
(London, UK ).- The iGaming Super Show, the biggest exhibition and conference in the iGaming industry is taking place in Amsterdam on the 11th-14th June 2013. iGaming Business, organizers of the iGaming Super Show announced that registration for the event was at a record high.
2013-05-29
Scientific Games Signs Contract with Oklahoma Lottery
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that it has signed a Lottery Gaming Services contract with the Oklahoma Lottery.
2013-05-28
Novomatic reports new record balance sheet
(AUSTRALIA).- The release in May of Novomatic AG’s Annual Report for 2012 showed a balance sheet that the the Group CEO, Dr. Franz Wohlfahrt described as ‘absolutely gratifying’. Turnover grew by 10.8 per cent to EUR 1.537 billion while EBITDA increased by 8.2 per cent to EUR 531 million. The Novomatic Group’s overall added turnover reached EUR 3.228 billion. The Group’s accumulated EBITDA amounts to EUR 666 million. The Group of Companies employs more than 19,000 employees worldwide.
2013-05-28
SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama 2013
The first "All Inclusive" Expo in the Industry
(PANAMA).- Changing paradigms in the gaming industry and creating new experiences where work and pleasure merge, SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama managed to defend its place of prestige in the region under the idea of "An All Inclusive expo” Sponsored this time by Aristocrat.
2013-05-28
Gamenet becomes Inspired’s latest virtual sports customer in Italy
(LONDON and ITALY).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), the leading supplier of the world’s most advanced Virtual Sports products for retail, online and mobile, today cements its leadership in Italy by adding Gamenet, another major Italian operator, to its customer base. Inspired has already signed license deals with most of the major Italian operators for its award winning Virtual Sports including SNAI, Sisal, Eurobet, Intralot, Cogetech and Lottomatica.
2013-05-27
MGI confirmed the 2013 contest in Mexico
(Soloazar Exclusive).- MGI organization confirmed through its General Producer, Carlos Seminario, the 2013 edition of the contest in the Aztec country. It will be developed on June 24th.
2013-05-24
There will be great novelties in the next edition of Peru Gaming Show
(Soloazar exclusive).- The twelfth edition of Peru Gaming Show is coming soon. Its director, Ruben Solorzano, revealed details about the show and expressed his view of the Peruvian market.
2013-05-24
Once again, BYA Group presented its products in SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama
(Soloazar exclusive).- BYA Group, casino chairs manufacturing company, presented its new products in SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama. Its CEO shared his vision about the Panamanian market; “it is an important growing field.
2013-05-24
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) and NYCE Conduct Successful iGaming Training for Mexican Industry
(MEXICO CITY, México).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming technical consulting and independent certification laboratory, has completed a very successful iGaming training in México. The event, produced through the company’s GLI University®, was offered to the Mexican gaming industry by Normalización y Certificación Electrónica (NYCE).
2013-05-23
Amusgo and Amatic conquer the Panamanian market
(Soloazar exclusive).- Amusgo and Amatic presented their products in SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama. Amusgo’s Managing Director highlighted the position the region is acquiring in the global spectrum of the industry.
Deron Hunsberger, Senior Vice President of Sales for SHFL
2013-05-22
SHFL entertainment Opens New Satellite Office in Buenos Aires
(LAS VEGAS, NV).- SHFL entertainment, Inc. (”the Company” or “SHFL”) today announced the opening of a new satellite office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This office will manage SHFL’s operations for all of South America, including sales and service, and provide support for the Company’s distributors in Chile, Peru, and Colombia.
2013-05-22
The company will provide instant tickets and cooperative services to Loteria Electronica Internacional Dominicana S.A.
Scientific Games to Provide Instant Tickets, Services in Dominican Republic
(NEW YORK).- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) today announced that it has signed an instant ticket and cooperative services contract with Loteria Electronica Internacional Dominicana S.A. (LEIDSA), the largest electronic lottery licensed by Loteria Nacional de la Republica Dominicana (The Dominican Republic National Lottery).
Mr. Harald Wagemaker, Sales Director for Suzo-Happ EMEA
2013-05-22
Investment in local shows underlines dedicated customer focus
SUZO-HAPP exhibitor at GEB in Serbia
(SERBIA).- The Gaming Expo Belgrade in Serbia has once again begun as the important show for the local market. The GEB takes place over three days, thus between 21st and 23rd May. This exhibition is set in hall 5 of the Belgrade Fair.
2013-05-22
Fadja Peru, much more than a business exhibit
(PERU).- The fourth Andean Gaming Trade Show Peru will have a complementary program of events of extraordinary interest for the development and social impact of the market. With the object of promoting and making the actions of Social Business Responsibility actions of the industry, specials activities will take place. Equally, FADJA Peru will be an international integration business platform of services, new games and online betting though a specialized Business Round.
2013-05-08
Let’s Make A Deal™
Aristocrat New Game Profile May 2013
(USA).- Crazy costumes, deals, zonks and more are waiting for your players behind curtain number 3 in Let’s Make A Deal™, the hilarious and fun new Class III video slot from Aristocrat! Let’s Make A Deal is one of the most popular daytime TV game shows, and now it’s playing now in the Vii™ Widescreen Slant, with Wayne Brady as host.
2013-05-08
JCM Global Helps Australasian Operators Evolve with Better, Smarter, Faster Solutions on Display at G2E Asia
(LAS VEGAS).– JCM Global, the proven leader in currency validation solutions, is coming to G2E Asia with a wealth of award-winning solutions proven to help casino operators evolve their casinos floors to do business better, smarter and faster than ever before. JCM will be in stand #1300.
2013-05-08
Bally Technologies and Mohegan Sun Gearing Up to Set GUINNESS® World Record Using Virtual Racing™ NASCAR® May 11
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced its Virtual Racing™ NASCAR® will power an attempt for a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., May 11 at 5 p.m.
2013-05-08
Gtech announces intention to bid for Irish Lottery licence
(IRLAND).- Lottery operator Gtech became the first big international gaming company to confirm it will place a bid for the 20-year Irish lottery licence, and indicated that it was exploring the possibility of mounting a joint bid with the current operator, An Post. The Italian company, which employs 70 staff at its Dublin office, already supplies An Post with the network of ticket terminals in shops.
2013-05-08
SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama is starting today
(Soloazar exclusive).- More than sixty exhibitors are ready to participate, today and tomorrow, in the most important event in the region, SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama.
2013-05-07
Aristocrat Brings Incredible New Games and Highlights Strong Oasis 360™ Partnerships and Superior Platform at Southern Gaming Summit
(LAS VEGAS).- Aristocrat is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and the party continues at Southern Gaming Summit, where the company is bringing together incredible new games, strong partnerships and a superior virtual casino platform. This powerful combination will be on display in booth #808, where Aristocrat will demonstrate how it creates the world’s greatest gaming experience, every day.
NEWave Sr. Vice President of Sales Clair Rogers
2013-05-07
NEWave Wins Software Contract at Margaritaville Bossier City
(LAS VEGAS).- NEWave, the leading software supplier to the gaming industry, has a long-standing and wide-spread presence throughout the South, where more than 55 casinos rely on NEWave software to guarantee compliance, increase efficiencies and eliminate wasteful expenditures of time and resources. Now NEWave has expanded its footprint in the South with a contract to install several software modules at the soon-to-open Margaritaville Bossier City in Bossier City, Louisiana.
2013-05-07
Miss Gaming Panama 2013 participants and venue confirmed
(Soloazar exclusive).- The contest, which will get the Panamanian industry together for the second consecutive year, will be developed from May 8th on SAGSE Panama.
2013-05-07
Peru Gaming Show, positioned as one of the most important events in the region
(Soloazar exclusive).- After overcoming hard moments, from 2010 on, Peru Gaming Show has been retaking the leadership in the region as the event with the largest attendance, to bring together the most representative agents of the gaming industry.
2013-05-07
SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @PANAMA 2013 May 8 & 9
(PANAMA).- GAMING WEEK at Panama
2013-05-06
Aristocrat’s Buffalo, once again on top of Goldman Sachs’ poll about casino games
(Soloazar exclusive).- Aristocrat is once again on top of Goldman Sachs’ poll. On this year’s survey, answered by casino machines administrators in the United States, the popular Aristocrat’s game Buffalo was ranked the best game for the second consecutive year.
2013-05-06
Changes in gaming legislation will be discussed in Bahamas
(Soloazar exclusive).- Bahamas Legislative Assembly will discuss a law project that is meant to transform some regulations about online gaming, announced Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe.
Italo Durazzo, CODERE
2013-05-06
Italo Durazzo, to date a consultant of the Company, has been appointed to lead the new Corporate Marketing and External Communications Department of CODERE.
New CODERE corporate marketing and external communications department
(Madrid).- The CODERE Group, a leading Spanish multinational in the private gaming sector and listed on the Spanish stock exchange, has announced today the appointment of Italo Durazzo as Corporate Director of Marketing and External Communications for the Group.
2013-05-06
Macau casino firm SJM Q1 net profit up 12 pct
(HONG KONG)- Macau casino operator SJM Holdings Ltd , controlled by the family of gambling tycoon Stanley Ho, posted a 12 percent year-on-year increase in first-quarter net profit, buoyed by strong interest from cash-rich Chinese gamblers.
Cath Burns, TCSJOHNHUXLEY Group CEO states
2013-05-03
TCSJOHNHUXLEY G2E Asia Preview
(ASIA).- TCSJOHNHUXLEY will be showcasing a full range of innovative products at G2E Asia 2013. These include Gaming Floor Live the Real-Time game optimisation tool designed to maximise key performance areas and profitability, now available across Baccarat, Sicbo and Roulette games; Supernova Table Bonus System which delivers floor wide progressive and game bonusing to all live table games and Xia Tablet, the server based Roulette solution that allows players to play live Roulette tables on a touch screen tablet device throughout a gaming venue.
2013-05-03
Tremendous attendance expected for SAGSE Central America & Caribbean 2013 @ Panama
(Soloazar exclusive).- This year, Panama will host the most important international event of the whole region, from Mexico to Peru. Following the trends and the nature of the context, SAGSE renovates its brand adapting it to reality; now it is called SAGSE Central America & Caribbean 2013 @ Panama.
Todd reports directly to the Group CEO
2013-05-03
TCSJOHNHUXLEY Appoints Todd Cravens As CEO For The Americas
(USA).- TCSJOHNHUXLEY is delighted to announce the appointment of Todd Cravens as CEO for the Americas commencing 1st May 2013. Todd reports directly to the Group CEO, Cath Burns, and will be based in Las Vegas, responsible for the development of the Group’s business interests throughout North America, the Caribbean, Central and South America.
David Baazov, CEO of Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
2013-05-03
Aristocrat Partners With Ongame Poker For The Emerging U.S. Online Gaming Market
(MONTREAL, Canada and LAS VEGAS, Nevada).- Amaya Gaming Group Inc. (TSXV: AYA) and Aristocrat Technologies Inc. today announced they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding whereby Aristocrat will offer the Ongame poker network platform to Aristocrat’s U.S. customers through Aristocrat’s award-winning nLive™ online gaming platform.
2013-05-03
Australia has the 21 per cent of the slot machines in the world
(Soloazar exclusive).- Australia is the country with the highest expense on wagers: an average of 1300 Australian dollars per person every year. The British, known for their fondness for sport bets, spend around 400 dollars.
2013-05-03
Interblock USA annouces promotion of Senior Vice President of Sales Tom O’Brien to chief executive officer
(LAS VEGAS, NV).– Interblock USA, the leading provider in multi-­‐player games is pleased to announce the promotion of Senior Vice President of Sales Tom O’Brien to Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.
2013-05-02
FADJA PERU: FULL SPEED AHEAD!
(PERU).- The Andean Gaming Trade Show Peru, which will be held for the fourth time at the Westin Hotel next May, informs all of those interested that it still has available spaces for exhibits in the great hall Limatambo of the most important convention center in Lima.
Gavin Isaacs, SHFL’s Chief Executive Officer
2013-05-02
SHFL entertainment Wins Inside Asian Gaming’s “Best Progressive Slot” Award
LAS VEGAS, NV — SHFL entertainment, Inc.’s (”the Company” or “SHFL”) progressive jackpot link Duo Fu Duo Cai has been awarded Inside Asian Gaming’s “Best Progressive Slot” as part of the magazine’s 2012 Supplier Awards, announced in its April 2013 issue.
John Edmunds Chief Marketing & Sales Officer FutureLogic Inc
2013-05-02
FutureLogic Promotes John Edmunds to Lead Global Sales & Marketing
(GLENDALE, Calif.).- FutureLogic, Inc., a leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of John Edmunds to the position of Chief Marketing Officer / Chief Sales Officer (CMO/CSO). In this new role, Edmunds will be responsible for global sales, marketing and product management. John joins Tony Shepherd (CFO), Peter Murphy (COO), and Mark Meyerhofer (CTO) on FutureLogic’s C level executive team, and will report to Eric Meyerhofer, FutureLogic’s CEO.
2013-05-02
Aristocrat Continues to Grow Oasis 360™ System Footprint Across Southern U.S.
(LAS VEGAS).- Aristocrat’s technologically superior and award-winning Oasis 360™ system is already the most widely installed in North America. Now its footprint is expanding further in the southern United States with an installation at the soon-to-open Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana.
2013-05-02
SPIELO G2 extends poker partnership with Svenska Spel, The Swedish National Lottery
(London, UK) – SPIELO G2, the iGaming and sports betting division of SPIELO International, has announced that it has signed a long-term extension to continue supplying Svenska Spel with its market-leading poker product.
2013-05-02
The Welcome Party will be at Crown Casino at the El Panama Hotel next Tuesday 7th at 7.30pm
(PANAMA).- Everything is ready for next week. As you are part of SAGSE you're more than welcome to the welcome party that will take place at the Renovated Crown Casino Hotel El Panama.
Gavin Isaacs, Chief Executive Officer for SHFL
2013-04-30
SHFL entertainment Begins Rollout of Video Lottery Terminals in New York
(LAS VEGAS).- SHFL entertainment, Inc. announced today that it has begun the installation of its Video Lottery Terminals ("VLTs") in New York.
James Illingworth Director European Business Development Gaming Laboratories Europe
2013-04-30
GLI Europe Welcomes Gaming Industry Expert James Illingworth as New Director of European Business Development
(HILLEGOM, The Netherlands).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming technical consulting and independent certification laboratory, and its affiliate GLI Europe BV, are pleased to announce the appointment of James Illingworth as their Director of European Business Development.
2013-04-30
SiGS online gaming congress is taking place next week in Madrid
(Soloazar exclusive).- Everything is ready for next Tuesday, when the third Spanish iGaming Summit will be held.
2013-04-30
~ Inspired to show its innovative range of best-performing products including the award winning Virtual Sports and the multi-game Sabre Synchro at G2E Asia 2013 ~
Inspired bets on its virtual sports products at G2E Asia, booth 443
(UK).- Inspired Gaming Group (Inspired), is preparing to show to the Asia-Pacific region its full product range of the world’s most advanced virtual sports, including its new BetBOX™ Bet Management System (BMS), eight sports including a brand new Virtual Cricket and four high-frequency numbers games. Inspired will also show the industry’s first synchronized multi table game product, Sabre Synchro™, which includes an electronic table gaming version of its award-winning virtual horse betting.
David Schnabel, head of public relations and responsible gaming at WestSpiel, Reinhard Wehner, slots manager at Casino Hohensyburg, Lucien Wijsman, Slot Summit MD and Franz Hirthammer, CEO of Casino Hohensyburg
2013-04-30
Top international gaming conference enthuses 150 participants
‘Slot Summit’ at Casino Hohensyburg in Germany
(Dortmund).- The newly renovated Casino Hohensyburg was the ideal host for this year’s Slot Summit of the European Casino Association (ECA) in Germany. The summit enthused over 150 international experts between 23 – 25 April with future-oriented themes on gaming. Experiencing ultra-modern gaming and entertainment attractions at Germany’s most beautiful casino made this a special attraction for conference guests.
2013-04-29
Ronaldo incurs in poker
(Soloazar exclusive).- Former football player Ronaldo is working on assessing the image of the Brazilian Team Pro.
2013-04-29
Wynn will have to pay 30 million dollars before starting building his casino
(Soloazar exclusive).- Casino operator Steve Wynn is finalizing arrangements for the construction of his casino in Boston, Massachusetts. Mayor Carlo DeMaria said in the arrangement achieved with the tycoon, who is also monitoring his investments in Macau, will have to pay 30 million dollars in advance.
Eurocoin's Casino Divisional Manager, Nathalie Redon & Lucien Wijsman Slot Summit Founder
2013-04-29
Eurocoin sponsor slot summit Germany
(GERMANY).- Eurocoin’s Casino Divisional Manager, Nathalie Redon, led the company’s attendance at the latest Slot Summit Management Conference, held April 23-25 at Casino Hohensyburg in Dortmund, Germany. Accompanied by Regional Sales Manager Mathias Reindl, Nathalie was very pleased with the meetings she was able to complete during the Summit. “Slot Summit is a totally unique event.
2013-04-29
Net Entertainment shows 16.7pc Q1 revenue increase
(MALTA).- Net Entertainment AB released interim financial results for the first quarter of 2013 showing a 16.7pc year-on-year increase in revenues, to SEK148.8m. The Stockholm-based gaming software developer said operating profits for the period rose by 2.2pc to SEK41m despite margins declining by 3.9pc when compared with the same period in 2012.
2013-04-29
Cubeia Launches Social Poker Network
(Stockholm, SWEDEN) – Cubeia Ltd, a software development company, has unveiled Cubeia Social, a social poker network, enabling anyone to create and run their very own social poker site.
2013-04-26
Goliath Arrives in North American Casinos, Providing Eye-Catching, Larger Version of Konami's Industry Leading Podium™ Cabinet
Konami Gaming, Inc. Introduces Podium Goliath
(LAS VEGAS).- Konami Gaming, Inc. has expanded its family of Podium game cabinets with the introduction of the Podium Goliath. "Since its introduction, Podium has been a proven performer," said Steve Sutherland, chief operating officer at Konami. "Based on feedback from our customers, we have expanded our line of Podium products by creating the largest Podium yet. Goliath was designed to support our robust game library and provide a unique and fun gaming experience for slot players."
2013-04-26
International Game Technology Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results
(LAS VEGAS).- Second Quarter Highlights (compared to last year's second quarter)
2013-04-26
Florida analyzes the impact of gambling on the State
(Soloazar exclusive).- The State of Florida ordered an exhaustive study about the imminent expansion of gambling in the State and the impact of the change of the State law. Florida wants to know if Miami could become a Las Vegas rival.
2013-04-26
Online bets made more than four thousand million euros last year
(Soloazar Exclusive).- In Spain, online gaming players betted more than four thousand million euros, estimated Miguel Ferre, Secretary of State of Finance, based on data collected on the last two quarters of 2012, when the new licenses granted in June were already in force.
Kirk White
2013-04-26
BMM Testlabs partner with MPI to open expanded facility in Macau
().- BMM Testlabs (BMM) the world's leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, is pleased to announce that it has significantly expanded its Macau testlab and business operations within the Macao Polytechnic Institute (MPI), Rua de Chiu Chau, No. 48-52 Edif. King Light Garden Taipa, as of April 22, 2013. After reviewing global labs in 2008, MPI selected BMM as its technical gaming partner.
2013-04-26
Mr Green Partners with Bally Tech
(UK).- The online casino Mr Green has made some great changes to its catalogue of games thanks to the inclusion of Bally games which are now live for players to enjoy.
2013-04-25
Unity Technologies and SHFL entertainment Enter Strategic Relationship
(USA).- Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, today announced a multi-year strategic relationship with SHFL entertainment, an S&P Smallcap 600 gaming supply company, specializing in providing casino customers with improved profitability, productivity and security.
2013-04-25
The key international Gaming manufacturers will be present at this regional event
(PANAMA).-Today Panama is the most strategic location for an international gaming event that covers from Mexico to Peru and all the Caribbean area. SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama will take place on May 8& 9 at the new El Panama Convention Center.
2013-04-25
JCM Global Brings Integrated Solutions to Southern Gaming Summit
(LAS VEGAS).– JCM Global, the proven leader in currency validation solutions, is bringing an incredible array of award-winning solutions to Southern Gaming Summit. JCM’s integrated solutions have been field-proven to help operators do business better, smarter and faster and will be on display in booth #825.
2013-04-25
Bally Technologies, Inc. announces record quarterly revenue and EPS record, diluted in 0.93 dollars, 39% since last year
(USA).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced record quarterly diluted earnings per share (“Diluted EPS”) of $0.93 and record quarterly revenue of $259 million for the three months ended March 31, 2013.
2013-04-25
Miss Gaming Panama 2013 confirmed
(Soloazar exclusive).- Miss Gaming International will carry on the second contest in Panama, which has the objective of connecting the industry with the aim of boosting corporate social responsibility.
2013-04-25
New attraction in Las Vegas
(Soloazar exclusive).- As if there were not enough entertainment and leisure activities, Las Vegas is literally a city that, in addition to never sleeping, never rests. They are preparing a great novelty for this fabulous city’s lovers and all those tourists who haven’t lived the Las Vegas experience yet.
Ticket2Go
2013-04-24
FutureLogic’s Ticket2Go™ Ticket-Out Solution Leads the Way in Asia
(GLENDALE, CA).- FutureLogic, Inc., the world’s leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, announces today the launch of its Ticket2Go™ ticket-out solution for the Asian market.
2013-04-24
Bally Technologies’ Systems Solutions to power ‘World’s Largest Slot Tournament’ record attempt at Mohegan sun april 27
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced the innovative and award-winning iVIEW Display Manager™ (DM) with Elite Bonusing Suite™ (EBS) will power the quest for a pair of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievements at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn., Saturday, April 27.
2013-04-24
Unity Technologies and Bally Technologies Enter Strategic Partnership
(SAN FRANCISCO, CA).- Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, today announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Bally Technologies, a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry. By combining the power of the Unity engine with the breadth and depth of Bally Technologies’ offerings, Bally Technologies will be able to build the most innovative electronic gaming offerings on the market.
2013-04-24
AG Burnett, Frank Farhenkoph, Tom Mikovits, Walter Bugno and John Burzichelli to Speak at iGaming Executive Conference
(London, UK) – The invite-only iGaming Executive Conference (iGEC), which is a part of the iGaming Super Show, has announced an impressive starting line up of speakers from the iGaming industry. The conference is being held at the RAI in Amsterdam on 12th June 2013.
Greg Doucette
2013-04-23
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)’s Global Professional Services Division Completes Security Audit for the California State Lottery™
(MONCTON, New Brunswick, Canada).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming technical consulting and independent certification laboratory, and its Global Professional Services division have successfully completed a security audit for the California State Lottery™.
2013-04-23
NEWave Again Expands Sales Team, Adding Stuart Cohen as Western U.S. Sales Director
(LAS VEGAS).– NEWave, the leading software supplier to the gaming industry, is again expanding its sales team, naming gaming industry sales expert and mentor Stuart Cohen as the company’s new Western U.S. Sales Director. In his position, Cohen will oversee sales and customer relationship efforts throughout the entire western U.S.
2013-04-23
Spanish iGaming Summit schedule already defined
(Soloazar exclusive).- The third Spanish iGaming Summit already has its schedule defined, composed by three roundtables and seven conferences about the most interesting aspects of iGaming in Spain. The interest for this event, organized by JAK Comunicacion, has increased after the last decision of the General Direction of Gaming Regulations of including crossed bets and slots in the catalogue of games legal operators can offer to their remote games users.
2013-04-23
Macau, no boundaries in sight
(Soloazar exclusive).- The gaming industry is growing by leaps and bounds in Macau. Now, the market expands with a new target.
2013-04-23
Spielo International highlights slots based on POPCAP® games, and Galaxis Bonusing module at G2E Asia
(MACAU).- SPIELO International’s showing at its distributor RGB’s booth #213 at G2E Asia at from May 22 23, 2013 will feature three slot games based on the PopCap® mega-brand, new diversity™ multigame suites, and popular core games. On the Casino Systems side, the spotlight is on several GALAXIS™ modules, in particular GALAXIS BONUSING, the new GALAXIS ANALYTICS, as well as SYSTEM2go™ for multi-site slot operations.
2013-04-23
DLV’s Hybrid for G2E Asia
(MACAU).- At next month’s G2E Asia show in Macau, DLV will present its new Hybrid cabinet to the Asian market for the first time.
2013-04-22
Acclaimed Performer Grand Arc also to be given red-carpet treatment
AMATIC Industries proud to be bringing Grand Jeu Double to G2E Asia
(MACAU).- AMATIC Industries will be exhibiting at the forthcoming G2E Asia in Macau that will take place between 21st and 23rd May. This premier Asian gaming event is the perfect location for operators to learn more about the true multi-roulette gaming alternative that AMATIC Industries offers.
2013-04-22
Codere upgrades its corporate brand
(MADRID).- The CODERE Group, a leading Spanish multinational in the private gaming sector which is listed on Madrid Stock Exchange, today announced the decision to update and revitalize the corporate brand through a fresh and dynamic image that evolves, bringing the visual identity of CODERE close to the new stage that international gaming in going through, while retaining its essence and authenticity.
2013-04-22
First organic product in the horn of Africa
(AFRICA).- It is a story of success. After Interblock carried out its very first installation, the G3 Queen Roulette™ 10 in the Horn of Africa, short after, the same property, Safari Casino Club inside the Djibouti Palace Kempinski Hotel decided to upgrade their venue with another G3 product, Megastar Roulette 08. Few months later forecasts came true. Interblock installed its first Organic product, G4 Organic Virtual™ with Baccarat game and seven play stations.
2013-04-22
Williams Interactive launches online casino in Belgium
(BELGIUM).- WMS Industries subsidiary Williams Interactive announced the launch of new online casino JackpotParty.be for the residents of Belgium. The licensed and regulated site was designed and developed by Williams Interactive group entities and is operated in association with Groupe Partouche.
2013-04-19
Fundación CODERE sponsors the second edition of the course "Prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing" organized by the Autonomous University of Madrid, to prepare experts in crime prevention
Codere promotes safety and transparency in gaming
(Madrid).- Preparing and training experts and providing them with the tools needed for the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing are the core purposes of the second edition of the course "Prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing" sponsored by the CODERE Foundation along with Ernst & Young and Word Compliance. The course will be given at the Faculty of Economics and Business of UAM.
Greg Doucette, director of the Global Professional Services division of GLI.
2013-04-19
The Global Professional Services division of GLI offers expert project management advice to Oregon State Lottery
(Soloazar exclusive).- Gaming Labs International, worldwide leader lab in technical consulting and independent certifications, and its Global Professional Services division have committed to provide project management and consulting services to Oregon State Lottery.
2013-04-19
Intralot Italy supports Walk of Life
(Soloazar exclusive).- Intralot Italy, aligned with its mission to enhance the life quality of the community where it works, is supporting the Telethon Foundation through participating in the fund-raising initiative Walk of Life, which will take place in six Italian cities from April 21st to September 29th.
2013-04-19
Lucky Player Hits Tarzan® Lord Of The Jungle™ Top Jackpot for $310,648.26 At Saganing Eagles Landing Casino
(LAS VEGAS).– Players around the country continue to love Aristocrat’s Tarzan® Lord Of The Jungle™ slot. Now one lucky player has hit the game’s top progressive jackpot for $310,648.26 while playing at Saganing Eagles Landing Casino in Standish, Mich.
2013-04-19
Intergame selects APEX gaming as key gaming machine partner
APEX gaming – breaking through with Intergame in Romania
(ROMANIA).- Intergame is a leading gaming operator, being the Romanian company of Ritzo International that itself operates over 200 gaming clubs across Europe. The company focuses on high quality retail chain operations with strong and consistent branding, customer service and internal controls.
2013-04-19
IPS launches Bally games
(UK).- Bede Gaming licensee IPS has become the first operator in the world to host Bally Technology’s games online.
2013-04-18
Supported by Reed Exhibitions
The Latin American pavilion at G2E Las Vegas 2013 will be presented once again at SAGSE Central American & Caribbean @ Panama 2013
(PANAMA).- In the next edition of SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama on May 8 & 9 at the El Panama Convention Center Hotel Monografie will do the official launching of the 2013 Latin American Pavilion at G2E Las Vegas.
2013-04-18
Williams Interactive and Groupe Partouche Launch JackpotParty.be Online Casino for Players in Belgium
(CHICAGO & BRUSSELS).- Williams Interactive LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS), today announced the launch of www.JackpotParty.be, a new online casino featuring exclusive authentic WMS Gaming content for residents of Belgium. The fully legal and regulated site was designed and developed by Williams Interactive™ group entities and is operated in association with Groupe Partouche SA, (PARP.PA), the largest land-based operator in Belgium and France and one of Europe’s largest casino operators with nearly 50 casinos.
2013-04-18
Zitro has brought its games to Puerto Madero Casino in Buenos Aires
(BUENOS AIRES).- Zitro, world leader in video bingo games, has recently added to its list of openings in the Argentinean market in Puerto Madero Casino in Buenos Aires, where Zitro has installed its famous machines with games that are making vibrate all those who try them.
2013-04-18
Interblock Roulettes are the BEST PERFORMERs IN THE VIETNAM MARKET
(VIETNAM).- In the mid April, 2013 Interblock carried out another successful installation inside Vegas Club in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This best performing venue in Vietnam has decided to upgrade their floor space with electro-mechanical roulette from Interblock’s 3rd generation, called Queen Roulette(tm) with 10 play stations.
2013-04-18
Konami Hires Industry Veteran Mark Morton as Corporate Regional Sales Director
(LAS VEGAS).- Konami Gaming, Inc. has appointed industry veteran Mark Morton as regional sales director, corporate region. Mark will be responsible for managing and developing sales opportunities for Konami's Games business in Nevada and Western Canada.
2013-04-17
Golden Eagle
Once Again this Award for "Outstanding Achievement in Latin American" will be given at SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama.
(PANAMA).- The winners are already selected and once their names will be announced these businessmen will be synonymous of respect, experience, transparency and wisdom of this industry.
GSA President Peter DeRaedt
2013-04-17
Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Invites Industry To First Open Forum, June 11 In Las Vegas
(LAS VEGAS).- –The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) will hold its first annual Open Forum on June 11 at Treasure Island in Las Vegas, Nev. The forum will present GSA’s latest updates for its standards, technical initiatives, internal processes, as well as invaluable information on new developments from the Operators Advisory Committee.
2013-04-17
G2E Asia 2013, the Asian Gaming Marketplace, to Deliver Dynamic Conference Program and Exhibition
(MACAO).- Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia will bring the Venetian Macao alive from May 21 to May 23, 2013 as an estimated 6,500 attendees and 150 exhibitors and brands gather for the most vibrant networking, trade and educational showcase in Asian gaming. The show floor at G2E Asia will offer attendees the services and technologies that will be shaping the Asian gaming industry for years to come.
2013-04-17
Why are casinos in Puerto Rico closing?
(Soloazar Exclusive).- Through a process of public audience about which are the reasons why casinos in Puerto Rico are closing, which took place last Friday 12th April, ideas from the United Center of Retailers (CUD), the Association of Bread Industrials and the Chamber of Commerce of Puerto Rico were discussed. During the event, Enid Monge, president of CUD, recommended Puerto Rican authorities to establish a system to recount slot machines in the island.
2013-04-17
Global Gaming Women in SAGSE Panama 2013
(Soloazar exclusive).- In the framework if the 2013 edition of SAGSE Panama, the networking program Global Gaming Women will be developed.
2013-04-16
The campaign "El Golazo de Codere apuestas" promotes True passion for sports using the social networks
(ESPAÑA - Alicante).- CODERE Apuestas successfully closed the campaign "El Golazo de CODERE Apuestas", an attractive action that has allowed individual fans and fan clubs of Hercules Alicante and Elche football clubs to live the emotion of the sport through sweepstakes, contests attempting to kick a goal at halftime, organized by the company through the social networks. The campaign had about 75,000 followers on Facebook and involved nearly 60,000 fans of both teams.
2013-04-16
Minimizing FCPA risks for the modern gaming industry
(Soloazar exclusive).- The gaming industry is highly regulated throughout the world, and gaming companies operating abroad have contact with foreign governments. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) regulators in the United States have taken note.
NEWave Sr. Vice President of Sales Clair Rogers
2013-04-16
NEWave Brings Award-winning Software Solutions to Southern Gaming Summit/Bingo World
LAS VEGAS (April 15, 2013) – For more than 20 years, NEWave, the leading software supplier to the gaming industry, has been helping casino operators across the United States do business more efficiently and more profitably, while avoiding fines for non-compliance . Now NEWave is bringing its award-winning software solutions to Southern Gaming Summit/Bingo World. NEWave will be in booth #529.
2013-04-16
Scientific Games enterprise wins New Jersey contract
(USA).- A week after announcing that it had extended its existing systems contract with the Connecticut Lottery through to May of 2018, American lottery technology provider Scientific Games Corporation has revealed that its new Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group joint venture has been selected to provide marketing and sales services to the New Jersey Lottery.
Rod Phillips, president and CEO of OLG
2013-04-16
Spielo G2 selected for OLG online programme
(UK).- UK-based Spielo G2 has won a bid to run the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s internet gambling programme.
Jurgen De Munck, Michiel van Dam and Georg Steiner of DRGT at the FADJA Colombia
2013-04-15
The world’s most innovative city Medellin gets that more innovative again upon installing drSCREEN!
(COLOMBIA, Medillín).- the capital city of the Antioquean region in Colombia, has a great reputation having recently being voted the world’s most innovative city. Thus, this is the ideal city for DR Gaming Technology to be active in, a leading company in systems technology where the latest solution – drScreen – is being hailed as the most innovative in the industry.
2013-04-15
Company to provide Player Account Management, casino games, and Player Services, including Responsible Gambling solution, to Canada’s largest lottery
SPIELO G2 selected as primary service provider of online casino games, back office, and player services to ontario lottery and gaming corporation
(TORONTO, Canada).– Boss Media AB, part of SPIELO G2, the iGaming division of SPIELO International, has announced that it has been selected by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) to provide online casino table games and slots, a Player Account Management System, and Player Services to OLG. The contract was awarded as part of a public procurement process, and marks an important step in OLG’s modernization strategy and SPIELO G2’s expansion within North America.
2013-04-15
Laura Peñuela, Miss Gaming Colombia 2013
(COLOMBIA).- As well as in 2011, Miss Ibague Casino Verano obtained the crown of Miss Gaming Colombia between 18 candidates.
Cath Burns, TCSJOHNHUXLEY
2013-04-15
TCSJOHNHUXLEY To Showcase Innovative Products At G2E Asia
TCSJOHNHUXLEY will be showcasing a full range of innovative products at G2E Asia 2013. These include Gaming Floor Live the Real-Time game optimisation tool designed to maximise key performance areas and profitability, now available across Baccarat, Sicbo and Roulette games; Supernova Table Bonus System which delivers floor wide progressive and game bonusing to all live table games and Xia Tablet, the server based Roulette solution that allows players to play live Roulette tables on a touch screen tablet device throughout a gaming venue.
nterblock's premier presentation of G4D - Diamond™ platform for Asian market
2013-04-15
G2E 2013 Asia Announcement
(MACAO).- It is a great pleasure to welcome our customers, business partners and friends in the gaming industry to meet with us and present Interblock's grand plans for G2E Asia 2013 in Macao. Global Gaming Expo for state-of-the-art gaming products will be accompanied by a 3 - day show program taking place at the Venetian Macao Resort and Hotel.
2013-04-15
Astra unveils Party Slots
(UK).- Astra Games, working in partnership with Mecca Bingo, has launched its new Party Slots game at the Acock Green bingo club.
One of the two Interblock’s G4 Organic Roulettes before the opening of the Solaire Resort & Casino
2013-04-12
Interblock’s products in exclusive set up at Solaire Resort & Casino In Philippines
(PHILIPPINES).- Interblock company carried out installation of two 8-unit G4 Organic Roulettes in popular black / red design for the grand opening of the stunning Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila, Philippines within the Bloomberry Resorts Corporation. Interblock has the privilege to have first two automated roulettes inside the casino venue and can proudly emphasize, that the occupancy after the first day was amazing.
2013-04-12
Amaya Gaming Group announced as Lead Sponsor for GiGse 2013
LONDON (12 April) – The annual Global iGaming Summit & Expo (GiGse) has named Amaya Gaming Group, pioneer in providing technology-based gaming solutions for regulated worldwide markets with a full suite of gaming products and services, as the Lead Sponsor for GiGse 2013, which takes place on April, 23-25, 2013 in San Francisco, California.
2013-04-12
Soloazar turns 9!
(Soloazar exclusive).- Soloazar, leading digital newspaper specialized in gaming, has been standing by the industry for nine years.
2013-04-12
WMS appoints Toriello for Mexican role
(MEXICO).- WMS announced the appointment of Adrian Martinez Toriello at its Principal Sales Manager for Mexico. In his new role Torielo will lead the WMS sales efforts in the country and report directly to Mariano Mariño, Senior Director Sales Latin America.
2013-04-12
GTECH promotes Simonson
(ITALY).- Italian lottery and gaming giant Gruppo Lottomatica has announced that its GTECH Corporation subsidiary has promoted Timothy Simonson to the post of Business Development Americas Senior Vice-President.
2013-04-12
Zitro at the emblematic Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo
(ARGENTINA, BUENOS AIRES).- Zitro, worldwide leader in video bingo games, has gone one step forward to consolidate the brand in the Argentinean market with the installation of its Blackwave machines at “Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo”, one of the major entertainment places of the Federal Capital.
2013-04-11
SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama 2013 announced an expansion of its floor plan.
(PANAMA).- SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panama 2013, has announced an expansion of the floor plan to accommodate the number of international companies who were on waiting list to participate in the event. So now we have a new venue and we have already expanded it.
2013-04-11
IGT widens partnership with Mr Green for mobile
(LONDON).— International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), the global leader in driving technology innovations in the gaming industry, today announced that it will supply its top performing portfolio of mobile games to leading Swedish operator, Mr Green. Their mobile product will include a range of free-play and real-money games, made available via a single integration with IGT rgs® (remote game server).
2013-04-11
Cirsa Gaming hails annual financial results
(SPAIN).- Spanish online and land-based gaming operator Cirsa Gaming Corporation SA has released its financial results for 2012 showing a four percent year-on-year increase in annual operating income to €1.818 billion.
Clark Warren, Konami Director of Systems Sales
2013-04-11
Rocky Gap Casino selects Konami SYNKROS casino system
(LAS VEGAS, NV).- The operator of Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Cumberland, Maryland has selected Konami Gaming, one of the world’s largest designers and manufacturers of gaming technology, to install its SYNKROS casino management system to manage its gaming and entertainment property.
2013-04-10
SAGSE Central America & Caribbean 2013 - Panamá May 8/9
(PANAMA).- American Gaming Association (AGA) and SAGSE Central America & Caribbean @ Panamá announce the first Global Gaming Women (GGW) in Latin America on May 9.
2013-04-10
EGT in Kazakhstan!
(KAZAKHSTAN).- Euro Games Technology is now in Kazakhstan! One of the major casinos in the country, the Ritz Palace in the city of Kapchagai, presented to its customers the gaming products from the Vega Vision+® Series by EGT.
2013-04-10
WMS names veteran anatoly “Tony” Belkin chief technology officer & vice-president engineering successor to Laurie Lasseter, former cto, continues WMS tradition of world class talent
(WAUKEGAN, Ill).- WMS Gaming, a wholly owned subsidiary of WMS Industries Inc. (NYSE:WMS), announced today that Anatoly “Tony” Belkin, 51, has been named Chief Technology Officer and Vice President Engineering. Belkin brings more than 30 years’ experience in technology and new product development with companies such as Hospira Inc., Xilinx, Inc., InGrid Inc., and Motorola Inc. Belkin will succeed Laurie Lasseter, who will continue with the company as Executive Technology Advisor and take on special projects as executive sponsor.
2013-04-09
Novomatic builds multiplayer success in France
(FRANCE).- Austrian Gaming Industries, GmbH (AGI) is, together with its distributor Bally France and Novomatic agent Laurent Gaubout of LGS Gaming, continuing to build considerable success in the casinos of France; thanks to a combination of great product innovations, top performing machines and first class after sales service. Novomatic is by far the largest manufacturer of multiplayer games represented in France.
2013-04-09
Aristocrat’s Buffalo™ Again Tops Goldman Sachs Slot Manager Survey For Best Game, Oasis 360™ Again Named Most Used System
(LAS VEGAS).– Aristocrat again sits atop the Goldman Sachs Slot Managers Survey. In the 2013 independent survey of slot managers from across the United States, Aristocrat’s popular Buffalo™ video slot was named the best game for the second year in a row.
2013-04-09
Gaming Laboratories International Brings Regulator Education to Barcelona This May at European Regulators Roundtable
(LAS VEGAS).– Emerging technologies and their impact on European jurisdictions will be the subject of intense discussion as Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, and its European entity, GLI Europe BV, present the European Regulators Roundtable on 13 and 14 May in Barcelona, Spain. GLI expects more than 60 regulators from across Western and Eastern Europe to attend.
2013-04-08
Scientific Games extends Connecticut Lottery agreement
(USA).- American lottery technology provider Scientific Games Corporation has extended its existing systems contract with the Connecticut Lottery through to May 2018.
2013-04-04
GPI reports strong Q4, FY 2012 results
(USA).- Gaming Partners International announced a year on year rise in fourth quarter revenues of $2.9m, to $17.5m alongside a net income of $1.7m. Gross profits for the quarter was $6.6m, or 38pc of revenues, compared to $4.4m in 2011.
2013-04-03
The fifteen edition of the Andean gaming show FADJA is beginning today
(Soloazar exclusive).- Leader companies of the market and all the novelties of the gaming industry are taking part in the exhibition which is being developed today and tomorrow in Corferias, in 24-67 Carrera 37 street, Bogota, Colombia.
2013-04-03
FADJA enters the era of corporate social responsibility
(Soloazar Exclusive – Bogota, Colombia) Corporate Social Responsibility is a concept concerning the role companies play to support the sustainable human development; ergo, the balance between economic growth, social wellness, rational use of natural resources and respect for the environment. Organizations in a globalized world recognize nowadays liabilities further than obeying the law and maximizing utilities.
2013-04-03
Wild horse pass Hotel & Casino Brings Baccarat to Arizona
(USA).- In the end of March, 2013 Gila River Casinos’ Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino introduces Arizona’s first electronic Baccarat game. A popular game at many casinos, Baccarat has remained just out of reach for casino goers in Arizona until now. Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino’s launch of Interblock’s Baccarat gaming system will bring the table game to Arizona for the first time.
2013-04-03
GLI’s Global Professional Services Division Provides Project Management Expertise to Oregon State Lottery
(MONCTON, New Brunswick, Canada).- Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading gaming technical consulting and independent certification laboratory, and its Global Professional Services division have been engaged to provide Project Management and Consultancy services to the Oregon State Lottery for its highly important Video Lottery Technology Modernization Program.
Michael Leven, CEO of Las Vegas Sands
2013-03-27
Leven on Eurovegas: 50,000 new positions in construction
(Soloazar exclusive).- Michael Leven, CEO of Las Vegas Sands, promised Eurovegas is going to create fifty thousand job positions in construction.
GEN3 Evolution® Printer
2013-03-27
IGT Extends Global Technology Agreement with FutureLogic
(GLENDALE, Calif.). — FutureLogic, Inc., a leading developer of innovative ticket printing and couponing solutions, is pleased to announce that it has signed to extend its Global Technology Agreement with International Game Technology (IGT). According to the agreement, FutureLogic’s peripherals will continue to be the preferred printers in IGT’s current gaming platforms. With operator demand increasing, IGT will be transitioning to the GEN3 Evolution® printer in 2013.
2013-03-27
SHFL entertainment Appoints Distributor in Peru
(LAS VEGAS).— SHFL entertainment, Inc. (”the Company” or “SHFL”) has appointed SL Investments, Inc. SAC (“SL”) as its official distributor in Peru.
Kelly Shaw
2013-03-27
Aristocrat To Develop nLive Online Virtual Casino Solution For Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
(LAS VEGAS).– Aristocrat has announced it will develop a new nLive online casino site for Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort®, a Tribal gaming operator well known as a technology innovation leader.
Bally Technologies’ Senior Vice President Gaming Derik Mooberry
2013-03-27
Bally Technologies Signs Agreement to Offer Ainsworth Game Technology Online Casino Content
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc., a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced it has signed an agreement to offer online casino content from Ainsworth Game Technology.
Bally Technologies' Senior Director of Corporate Marketing and Communications Laura Olson-Reyes
2013-03-27
Bally Technologies’ Laura Olson-Reyes Named a 2012 “Great Women of Gaming” Proven Leader
(LAS VEGAS).- Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced that Senior Director of Corporate Marketing and Communications Laura Olson-Reyes earned a 2012 Great Women of Gaming “Proven Leader” award.
2013-03-26
The importance of analytics in gaming management
(Soloazar exclusive).- Gaming management will always be a mix of art, relevant experience and data. However, as competition in the industry increases, it is not enough to make gaming management decisions based solely on intuition and the status quo.
2013-03-26
Aristocrat Brings It All Together at NIGA 2013 With Industry’s Best Games, Award-Winning System and Leading Online Offerings
(LAS VEGAS).- Celebrating its 60th anniversary at NIGA 2013, Aristocrat will be bringing together the newest in engagement, entertainment and innovation. In booth #1004, Aristocrat will be showing the industry’s best games, award-winning system and leading online offerings - a powerful combination that marks Aristocrat as the industry’s technology forerunner.
2013-03-26
IGT delivers Game Changers at Indian Gaming 2013
(LAS VEGAS).- Industry-leading games, revolutionary systems and innovative performance come to Phoenix as International Game Technology showcases the best in gaming slots, casino management systems and interactive technology at booth #608 at the National Indian Gaming Association's Indian Gaming 2013 Tradeshow and Convention at the Phoenix Convention Center, March 26-27.
2013-03-26
Bally Technologies President and Chief Executive Officer Ramesh Srinivasan Keynotes Event
Gaming Laboratories International’s 12th North American Roundtable Draws 315 Regulators from 46 Jurisdictions
(LAS VEGAS).– Emerging technologies and evolving regulation took center stage as Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), the world’s leading technical consulting and independent certification laboratory, welcomed 315 regulators from 46 jurisdictions to its 12th annual North American Roundtable.</