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ACOS 2019 dates announced

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After a highly successful fifth outing in 2018, Organisers have confirmed that ACOS 2019 will take place on 1st and 2nd October 2019, at the iconic Olympia London venue. Revealing the new dates Organiser Karen Cooke commented: “The 2019 ACOS will take place on a Tuesday and Wednesday next year so we’re requesting that all participants take particular note of...

NSM drives contactless and mobile functionality post ACOS

NSM, ACOS, payment models, events
With venues on the lookout for the ‘next big thing’ to increase footfall, NSM is following its successful showcase at ACOS by giving the operator what they want and enhancing its focus on efficiency-led tech and customer-led payment models. ACOS provided an ideal platform for the launch of NSM’s latest machine, Thunder, and with solid orders for both its new...

No better time and place: Harry Levy commercial director Matthew Deith discusses ACOS and market trends

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There are few better chances to assess market trends and plan for the year ahead than those presented at ACOS, comments Harry Levy commercial director Matthew Deith. And they certainly didn’t miss the opportunity. Whilst parts of the UK are enjoying an Indian Summer, those at ACOS were already busy planning for the next one coming up in 2019. Harry...

Strength in depth: Genesis Games discuss ACOS

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Hans Bierrum of Genesis Games was on hand at ACOS to assess the growth of digital gaming and the success a varied multi game menu can bring to venues. There is strength in depth when it comes to digital games.The ability to offer a wide range of titles on a single machine has revolutionised the Cat C and B3 markets...

Crown Leisure: Planning for the road ahead

Crown Leisure ACOS
The rise of cashless transactions and the impact they have on the industry was one of the key talking points of ACOS, comments Dean Harding, MD of Crown Leisure. Coinslot gave the Crown chief a quick Q&A checklist. Coinslot: How was ACOS for Crown? Dean Harding:“In the main I would say it was better than last year, but it really is...

GeWeTe respond to industry call for multifunctionality with upgraded Cash Recycler

GeWeTe ACOS
With GeWeTe marking 25 years of operation this year, the cash-handling firm struck a celebratory note at ACOS, teaming up with Blueprint and Betcom to showcase the wide range of UK-facing products distributed by the Gauselmann Group. With an increased focus on cashless technologies and security functionality leading industry discussion at the event, GeWeTe took the opportunity to present the...

Concept make One Big Ticket its one big focus at ACOS

Concept Games ACOS
Concept returned to this year’s ACOS with its One Big Ticket system forming the company’s “main push” for the amusement market. The retrofit system, which combines hundreds of redemption tokens into one thermal printed, barcoded ticket, has Jonathan Powell, seen several installations since its launch at EAG earlier in January. “A large number of sites now use the system,” said technical...

Blueprint celebrate another successful ACOS in style

Blueprint
The Blueprint team has celebrated a successful ACOS that saw a number of its products receive considerable customer interest ahead of the new year. Blueprint Machines enjoyed an extremely positive ACOS show with customers particularly interested in the offer to upgrade their machines to the iconic Deal or No Deal (DOND) branded Game-pack on Alpha Star and Genie cabinets. Previously, this...

Presenting the future: Genesis Games brings Amarox to Acos

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The Amarox C24, available through Genesis Games, builds on the successes of the Amatic cabinet family to provide the gaming floor with a brand new stand out installation. The Amarox C24 is the newest member of the Amatic cabinet family. Whilst the unit is of entirely new design the visual aspect of it has been inspired in no small part...

Matching the pace of change with Playsafe Systems

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With the market evolving faster than ever before, the need for operators to future proof their business is a pressing one argues Ian Fuller, Playsafe Systems commercial director. Coinslot: What products will you be highlighting at ACOS? Ian Fuller: “At the show we will be highlighting our Quantum machine monitoring system, along with the Future Logic Ticket 2 Go TITO system,...

SG Gaming: Elevating the player experience

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The Equinox range from SG Gaming will be on show at ACOS on the Crown stand providing customers and players alike with a dynamic and adaptable terminal range through utilisation of the latest technologies. Both SG Gaming's Equinox 2.4 and the Equinox 2.7 boast three 24”and 27”HD screens respectively,all of which have been enhanced by a powerful directional sound system....

Instance Automatics brings all the fun of the fair to ACOS

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Since its debut, Coconut Shy, distributed by Instance Automatics has brought all the fun of the fair to premises across the country, and boosted cash boxes to boot. Launched at EAG last year, Coconut Shy is another of the attractive ticket option, coin op entertainment machines produced by UNIS Games. Interest in this fun fair side stall style unit has...

Storm to continue on retail investment roadmap

Storm Gaming
Storm Gaming Technology’s continued investment in people, product and premises has exceeded £1m for the third year in a row. Fresh from a move in Spring 2018 to the prestigious offices at Wolverhampton’s brand-new Science Centre the company has also moved its cabinet assembly business into a new multi-use warehousing facility at a nearby industrial park. The premises cater for Storm’s...

Multifunctional cash handling solutions

GeWeTe
This year has seen GeWeTe celebrate its 25th anniversary, a notable milestone for a company that now counts more than 60,000 installations of its high quality, secure and reliable cash handling solutions world wide. GeWeTe has a considerable footprint in AGCs, FECs, betting offices and casinos, making it one of the largest manufacturers of cash handling solutions and in turn...

Rise of payment technology to feature heavily at ACOS

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GeWeTe’s UK and Ireland sales manager Mark Edmundson talks expo timing and the importance of finding that important touch point for the industry ahead of the new year. Coinslot: In broader terms, how have you assessed the summer season? Mark Edmundson: “This year has been unusual with the weather being so good for such a long period, allowing people to plan...

Betcom: Kicking on from an encouraging summer

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Coinslot spoke to Betcom managing director Simon McCarthy about the company’s successes to date and plans going forward. Coinslot: How important is ACOS as a chance to assess performances from summer? Simon McCarthy: “As new entrants into the AGC/FEC market sector we find the timing of the ACOS imperative to analyse performance and discuss the overall summer business with our customer...

Electrocoin to be bigger and better on Olympia’s stage

Electrocoin
John Stergides, managing director at Electrocoin, comments on the strength of the industry, the importance of ACOS and what those in attendance of the show can expect from the company. Coinslot: How important will next week be in terms of assessing performances from the summer season? John Stergides:“It is very important as it gives a clearer indication on which products have...

Genesis Games: Success for all seasons

Steve Bierrum
Steve Bierrum, director at Genesis Games, sees promotional opportunities ahead in Olympia and the good health of the multi game market. Whilst ACOS is a timely opportunity for many to look back and discuss the summer,for those not explicitly tied to seasonality it represents an important opportunity to keep driving business forward even as the days get shorter. Steve Bierrum, director...

ACOS: A very British affair

Karen Cooke
The return of an amusement industry event in autumn has gone down well. ACOS has filled the traditional exhibition slot to warm acclaim; it was a show waiting to happen. The woman behind it, Karen Cooke, talks to Coinslot about aspirations and expectations. Karen Cooke knows her stuff; she’s been delivering trade shows for the amusements industry for decades. And...

Project debut Bonus Spins simple play B3 at ACOS

Tony Boulton Project regional
Project is using its debut appearance at ACOS to officially launch Bonus Spins, the company’s latest high impact category B3 machine. A direct response to player demand for a simple and easy to understand single B3 game, Bonus Spins utilises the internationally recognised wheel concept to enhance play appeal as well as delivering a strong and vibrant visual presence. Explaining...

A show that ‘fits ideally to the British mentality’

John Vallis
Ahead of ACOS John Vallis, Suzohapp’s VP gaming and amusements EMEA, casts his eye over the current market climate, the role of the company within it and the hot topics in the cash handling sector. Coinslot: How have you assessed the market so far this year? John Vallis: “It’s been a busy summer season.More people are deciding to spend their holidays...

Why Know Your Customer philosophy is driving the RLMS approach

iPub3 RLMS Sales, Tony Glanville
Tony Glanville, MD of RLMS Sales, talks to Coinslot about distribution, new brands and the need for a good ACOS. “We need a good, strong and optimistic event for industry,” says the well-seasoned RLMS chief. Coinslot: How has the role of the distributor changed and what does the role bring to the industry table? Tony Glanville: It’s changed massively in the...

Crown leisure MD believes it’s time to look forward

Dean Harding
Coinslot spoke to Dean Harding, managing director of Crown Leisure, about what lies ahead for the industry. With many operators wrapping up what has been a record breaking summer it would be easy to expect the foot to be taken off the gas somewhat in the run up to ACOS. Such is not the case however, for in an industry...

NSM double down with first ACOS debut

NSM Thunder Lightning double ACOS
NSM will be striking the same place twice at next week’s ACOS as it debuts its newest jukebox, Thunder, alongside the company’s Lightning machine which has struck a chord with operators this summer up and down the country...

Blueprint driving success to new levels

The Blueprint team will be at ACOS not only to showcase some of the company’s latest and greatest units, but also to garner crucial customer feedback and the market insights needed to best drive progress in the year to come. Gavin Wright, head of UK sales, explains. Coinslot: What are you looking to get out of ACOS? Gavin Wright: “The Blueprint...

Content drives star studded line-up from Astra Games

Claire Peet Astra Games ACOS
Astra will be using its expanded presence at ACOS to show a mix of exciting B3 and Cat C product. The company’s B3 offering is led by Big Bonus Wheel a compendium style product which is in Astra’s VIP Lounge cabinet...

iPub3 takes centre stage amongst cast of thousands

iPub3 RLMS Sales, Tony Glanville
RLMS Sales will be at ACOS in some force with over twenty different products developed for AGC, FEC, Pub, Bingo and Club sectors...

Thunder always follows lightning: NSM to debut new jukebox at ACOS

Thunder
Much like in a real storm, the Thunder model follows hot on the heels of the Lightning jukebox, which has already sparked a great deal of business over the summer months,and NSM’s latest model has been designed specifically to meet the needs of larger scale placements whilst maintaining the same competitive price point for which NSM is renowned. NSM Music...

Networking at the heart of ACOS

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With The Autumn Coin-Op Show a matter of weeks away, Organisers are expecting this year’s event to be particularly busy. ACOS 2018 has attracted several new exhibitors and for the first time, an established conference, The Future of Immersive Leisure, will run alongside the show. Now in its 5th year, the show’s attendee list reads like a ‘who’s who’ of the...

At the double as Astra increases ACOS presence by 100 percent

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Visitors attending October’s Autumn Coin-Op Show will have little difficulty finding the Astra stand with the celebrated games developer, which has been responsible for high earning titles including Party Games Slotto, Reel King, Bullion Bars and Party Time, opting to double the size of its 2017 presence. Astra, which is part of the Novomatic UK group of companies, will be...

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