Showmen win National Census recognition

Following a lengthy campaign by the SGGB, Showmen and Showwomen are to be included as ethnic identity options on the 2021 Census, marking a significant step forward for the Show community’s representation in official policy making.

UDC distributing Nitro Speed from Ace Amusement

UDC has announced a new redemption release for 2021 - Nitro Speed - a four-player racing game from long-term supplier partner Ace Amusements.

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OGTech integration essential for retail success says OKTO chief

Digital payments firm OKTO has predicted that gaming establishments will have to embrace digital payments and self-service systems in order to attract customers back to the retail environment.

A date in mind but still so much to work out

Machines supplier LSO have taken a pragmatic view on the roadmap to recovery, and there’s optimism running through the system. But, Leigh Smith is not letting go of the rights and wrongs of the Covid fall-out.

The road to recovery: A year of breadcrumbs

When the doors do finally re-open for business and things start getting back to normal, what kind of normal are we looking at? Bacta has been courting the views of its Division 4 members on what the industry has experienced and how they view the road to recovery. Steph Norbury talks to five key people in the distribution line.

Skelmersdale poised for new entertainment complex

Skelmersdale’s Concourse Centre could be the home of a new entertainment and leisure complex, featuring an arcade, bowling alley, mini-golf course, soft play centre and VR room.

Mat Ingram: Cashless can be a better king

The long reign of cash in the industry is coming to an end, and while some may mourn its departure, Reflex director Mat Ingram believes cashless payments can serve the industry just as well, if not better, than its longstanding predecessor.

Game Payment: Solving cashless and social responsibility concerns in one smartphone...

As is the case with many great innovations, the Game Payment app, headed by industry trade association Bacta, and supported by directors from Reflex and Essex Leisure, is proving to be useful beyond its intended means as a cashless solution. Reflex’s Mat Ingram reveals that the app’s potential to solve ongoing social responsibility concerns has become its most important feature.

An industry misunderstood and missing out

The failure to access grants and rates support is putting the supply chain at risk. But it’s ignorance that’s causing the big problem suggests Mike Clokie at E-Service.

Antonio Zamperla Jr named new Zamperla CEO

Antonio Zamperla Jr, grandson of Zamperla founder Antonio Zamperla, has been appointed as new CEO of the ride manufacturer, taking over the reins from his father Alberto Zamperla.

Sidoli predicts staycation surge for ’21

SB Machines director Paolo Sidoli has joined his voice to a growing number of industry insiders predicting bumper summer revenues at coastal sites this year.

SuzoHapp announces separation of gaming and cash handling

SuzoHapp has announced the separation of its gaming and amusement business from its cash handling business, effective immediately.

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UDC distributing Nitro Speed from Ace Amusement

UDC has announced a new redemption release for 2021 - Nitro Speed - a four-player racing game from long-term supplier partner Ace Amusements.

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The roadmap has caused further indignation, anger and disappointment for the industry, but not all of the science thinks the route marked caution