Monday, September 28, 2020


ACOS 2020 cancelled amidst Covid pandemic concerns

Karen Cook ACOS Autumn Coin-Op Show
Swan Events, organiser of the Autumn Coin-Op Show (ACOS), has announced that this year’s event will not take place due to operational restrictions imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic.

ACOS and EAG back on track

Autumn Coin-Op show ACOS EAG Expo Swan Events
Organised by Swan Events, the two-day trade show, which premiered back in 2014, is still scheduled to take place at Olympia London on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 October.

Blueprint double cabinet launch is setting the digital pace

Blueprint ACOS cabinet
Blueprint has its eyes set firmly on 2020 and the chance to show off its rich vein of product.

Sega Total Solutions: Stronger Together

Sega Total Solutions ACOS 201
ACOS represented the first time that Sega Total Solutions - the combination of Sega prize and spares divisions - had exhibited as a single entity, something that despite..

JNC unveils prototype range for ACOS customer feedback

JNC Sales Team ACOS 2019
ACOS 2019 saw JNC unveil several brand new amusement machines for the UK market, all tested through the distributor’s own sites and workshop - a process..

Innovative Technology: Leading from the front

Innovative Technology Tony Morrison
The ever-changing consumer landscape means that future-proofing technology is more important than ever. Innovative Technology was at ACOS to show how even its latest products are being constantly updated to stay one step ahead of the rest.   The company’s ICU automated age verification solution has garnered praise since its introduction back in February, and Tony Morrison, group sales director, commented...

Whitehouse Leisure: Eyes on the prize

Whitehouse Leisure Mark Titterton
Be they won in a crane or redeemed through tickets, the right mix of prizes is an integral aspect of every leisure venue. Mark Titterton of Whitehouse Leisure..

Connections key for Quixant

Quixant Leo Bateman
Quixant proudly boasts a broad portfolio of gaming platforms, monitors and accessories, and brought a UK-focused selection of these to the ACOS show floor.

Going down a Storm

Storm Games Richard Sheldon
Despite 2019 proving a challenging year for some suppliers to the UK market, independent developer Storm Games celebrated a successful summer at ACOS..

Reflex debuts GamePro Max

Reflex Gaming GamePro Max
Following the success of its GamePro Cat C and B3 digital gaming terminals, Reflex Gaming revealed the sit-down version at Olympia last week alongside..

Security and accountability

Playsafe Systems ACOS
Ahead of what promises to be a busy year for Playsafe Systems, commercial director Ian Fuller commented how customer feedback at trade events can be..

The price is right: SB Machines break pay-per-ride barrier with brand new range

SB Machines Carousel Paolo Sidoli
With SB Machines’ eye-catching new amusement rides proving a popular draw for visitors attending ACOS 2019, Coinslot spoke to managing director Paolo..

Genesis Games: Let’s push things forward

Genesis Games ACOS
With the business firmly set on an upwards curve Genesis Games is continuing to place continual product evolution at the forefront of planning, commented..

“Watch this space” – Betcom backs analogue range with diversification plan

Betcom ACOS 2019
As analogue gaming continues to prove its worth across the UK market amid the rising tide of digital product, Betcom debuted a selection of popular licensed

GeWeTe combines security and style in Cash Recycler Premium launch

GeWeTe cash recycler launch
GeWeTe unveiled its Cash Recycler Premium to the UK market for the first time at ACOS 2019, with the cash-handling specialist’s UK and Ireland sales..

Two Cherries demonstrates its simple and secure industry-wide cashless solution

Two Cherries cashless solutions
Two Cherries are leading the way in the industry’s contactless payment solution race and at ACOS the company showed operators that its proven technology..

David Garforth: Just the ticket

One Big Ticket Concept Games
The operational benefits of the One Big Ticket solution from Concept Games were on display once more at ACOS, with uptake of the product increasing..

“Blueprint are back” – Blueprint’s return to form with double cabinet launch

Blueprint Nicola Wallbank
After several significant changes in Blueprint’s internal operations, the team took to ACOS to showcase two brand new cabinets, the Wave and the Alphamax..

NSM Music takes to ACOS to showcase new Thunder and Lightning interface

Central to any pub or bar amusement technology is usability, and with NSM Music’s sales manager Alex Kirby stating the already user-friendly jukeboxes are..

ACOS 2019 showcases new cashless and SR solutions

ACOS Showcase
ACOS 2019 has drawn to a close with positive comments from exhibitors and visitors alike, affirming the show’s unique position in the UK amusements calendar..

Innovative Technology: Age verification an ACOS hit

Innovative Technology has reported keen interest in its ICU instant age verification device at this month's ACOS. Innovative Technology reported a successful show at the Autumn Coin-Op Show (ACOS) 2019 with their ICU instant age verification device taking centre stage. Commenting post show Andy Bullock, senior business development manager said, “ACOS marks the start of our busy show season and gives...

The best of both worlds

ACOS Harry Levy
At ACOS Harry Levy will be presenting the latest and greatest in pushers and redemption, two of the most important machine segments in the market right now.

Presenting the total solution

Sega Total Solutions Thomas 3004
ACOS will mark the debut of Sega Total Solutions - the result of a merger between the company’s already-renowned prize and spares divisions.

Cat B regulatory options: “If that becomes obligatory it will clearly have an impact on the industry” warns Hough Bollard

Cat B Debbie Hough Bollard
After a manic year of industry disruption, Debbie Hough Bollard, founder and owner of the Hough & Bollard consultancy firm, considers what topics will be..

SB bringing its best to ACOS

SB Machines Unicorn Carousel Kangaroo lifting carousel
SB Machines is already preparing its portfolio of products for 2020, a selection of which will be on display at ACOS. Italresina's Kangaroo Carousel and..

Adaptability is key in mixed market

Tom Clarke JNC Sales
Managing director of JNC Sales, Tom Clarke, comments on the varied UK amusements landscape and how the company has adapted to this with a flexible product

“The one thing that this industry does best is evolve”

Peter Murphy Sega Total Solutions
Ahead of ACOS Peter Murphy, general manager, Sega Total Solutions, comments on the opportunities and challenges facing the industry

Multi-functional cash handling solutions

GeWeTe Cash handling Solutions ACOS
GeWeTe has been manufacturing high quality, secure and reliable cash handling solutions, for more than 26 years and have over 60,000 machines installed..

NSM test User Interface under influence!

NSM User Interface
Leading jukebox manufacture, NSM Music, have put their new User Interface to the sternest possible test, by ensuring end users can navigate their software..

ACOS a truly unmissable event

Electrocoin John A Stergides ACOS
An array of product developments coupled with a changing market landscape make this year’s ACOS a truly unmissable event, remarks Electrocoin’s John A Stergides.