Tag: Astra

Inspired cuts costs to shore-up profits

Inspired Entertainment cuts costs
An update from NASDAQ-listed gaming firm Inspired Entertainment has reassured its investors that the company has taken all necessary steps to balance the books in wake of the large-scale lockdowns throughout the broad swathe of its global markets.

EAG 2020 opens with a new vision for the industry

EAG 2020 Show floor
Olly Gully reports on an opening day that signalled how far the industry had come towards a new vision for amusements and coin-op in the UK.

Punching way above its height: Prismatic Lo Boy set for ACOS launch

Prismatic Lo Boy ACOS launch
After a summer of being weighed, measured, and found exceeding expectations, Astra’s new Prismatic Lo Boy Cat C will debut at this year’s Autumn Coin-Op..

Prismatic is building the cash box and expanding the player base

Prismatic £100 top cabinet
The Prismatic digital gaming terminal, which was unveiled by Novomatic UK at January’s EAG, is earning a reputation for being the industry's stand-out..

Astra reach for the stars with Prismatic launch

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As digital proves an ever-growing force to be reckoned with in the arcade sector, Astra Games went all-out” at EAG to launch the Prismatic, set to be a landmark machine for the Novomatic Group firm. With an eye-catching 63 synced cabinet lining the Novomatic stand, Astra’s presence at EAG 2019 ensured one name was on every visitor’s lips - Prismatic. The...

Astra solidifies showcase success

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Astra Games will be taking a high profile presence on the Novomatic UK stand at EAG with two of its most popular and recognised products Austin Powers and Wonder Wheel taking centre stage. Claire Peet, sales manager at Astra Games, sat down with Coinslot Review and discussed the company’s extensive showing at the upcoming EAG. She stated: “Our ‘showcase’ product at...

Astra has the Power for showcase success

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Following positive responses to its analogue sit-down Austin Powers title, Astra Games will be taking a high profile presence on the Novomatic UK stand at EAG to showcase the latest developments. “Austin Powers is now part of our Wow “family” of games and we’re delighted to be bringing the full three player analogue, upright version to EAG this year,” said...

Astra embrace opportunity to listen

Astra interview
COS has provided Astra Games with a springboard to finish 2018 on a high and approach the challenges of 2019 head on, according to sales and marketing director, Ian Shreeve. Reflecting on the various aspects of the show from an Astra perspective, he said: “I have been in the role at Astra for little more than a month so ACOS...

Shreeve takes on expanded sales and marketing role with Astra and Bell-Fruit

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Novomatic UK has confirmed that Ian Shreeve, who joined Bell-Fruit Games as sales and marketing director in 2017, has also taken responsibility for the sales function at sister company Astra Games. The appointment is part of a streamlining of the senior management structure which will see finance and HR director Stephen Howlett expand his remit to cover both brands. The...

At the double as Astra increases ACOS presence by 100 percent

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...

Big Bonus Wheel: a national success

The VIP Lounge with Big Bonus Wheel from Astra has been one of the most notable entrants to the market since its launch at ICE and has found success across a range of sectors and locales. One of the key focuses for Astra this year has been the impressive Astra VIP Lounge with Big Bonus Wheel, which first showcased at...

The Big Bonus VIP revolution begins here

Big Bonus Wheel VIP
Astra Games’ latest addition to the Astra Aserve Big Bonus wheel has just hit site at prominent AGC locations operated by Luxury Leisure Talarius in Harrow and Clapham. Paul Monkman, gaming and service director, commented: “This is the hottest new addition to our VIP offering, which has already got the industry thinking hard about a new, more luxurious approach to...

Novomatic may prepare £5.2bn IPO with Macquarie

Coinslot - Novomatic Macquarie £5.2bn
With a history of successful acquisitions and record-breaking turnover in the first half of last year, Novomatic is rumoured to be preparing an initial public offering that could be valued at more than £5.2bn.   Novomatic is working with investment bank Macquarie to prepare an initial public offering that could value the company at more than £5.2bn, according to reports from...

Brief updates regarding amusement news

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Penzance points to prizes Penzance’s Grand Casino Amusements has launched its latest monthly Facebook redemption competition. Players have until November 30 to post a picture with the highest ticket total won in the FEC for a chance to win a Star Wars lamp and Cake Splat board game. Magnificent 7’s Bell Fruit Games offers Magnificent 7’s, a Cat C game with a...