Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: Birmingham

Blueprint go direct to their customers with launch of national roadshow

Nicola Wallbank Blueprint Customer Portal
Blueprint is touring the country and has a number of big announcements to make, not least the launch of its streamlined buy direct structure and the Blueprint Customer Portal - both of which will help to maximise machine income.

Joe Joe Jims celebrates 100 years from arcade to barcade

Joe Joe Jims Joe Fletcher
The owner of Joe Joe Jims in Rednal has celebrated 100 years since his great-grandfather opened the venue as Fletcher’s Palace Deluxe amusement arcade, with a series of live music events.

Hollywood Bowl nears completion on £2.4m Birmingham venue

Hollywood Bowl nears completion Birmingham venue
Hollywood Bowl has confirmed work is near completion on its new £2.4m “state-of-the-art” entertainment centre at Birmingham retail and leisure complex Resorts World.

Hollywood Bowl agree move to Birmingham resorts World site

Hollywood Bowl Resorts World Birmingham
Hollywood Bowl is to open its latest venue in Resorts World Birmingham, after signing a 15-year lease to occupy a 26,000 sq ft of the retail and leisure complex.

UK’s first 4D VR venue planned for Birmingham

Kevin Blair Atmos VR Birmingham
Atmos VR has announced that the new location will be in the city’s Digbeth area and that there are eight similar projects planned for other parts of the UK after the company secured and additional £1m in investment.

Admiral AGC wins planning battle in Brum

Admiral AGC operator Talarius
AGC operator Talarius has gained a victory in a planning dispute in Birmingham, which paves the way for the company to open up another of its Admiral gaming centres within the city centre.

Genting’s Vortex Gaming appreciates Embed and BNAE choice one year on

It has been 12 months since Vortex Gaming opened at Genting’s Resorts World - bringing immersive digital experiences and iconic gameplay to Birmingham with the help of Bandai Namco Amusement Europe and the Embed cashless system. Vortex Gaming in Birmingham has reported that its first year of cashless operation has been a great success after working closely with Bandai Namco...

Wetherspoons denied machine licence in Birmingham

Regional regulatory authorities have shot-down plans for a fifth AWP at the Arthur Robertson in Birmingham. Pub and play-time do not go together under this regime. Local legislators in Birmingham are adamant that the addition of an extra Cat C gaming machine at a local Wetherspoons pub will cause havoc amongst pub-goers. Management at the Arthur Robertson pub - embedded within...

Showmen on hand for Eid celebrations in Birmingham

Robert Wilkinson
The carnival atmosphere was in abundance at Small Heath Park in Birmingham last week, as up to 60,000 Muslim worshippers came to celebrate Eid in one of the largest gatherings of its kind in the country. The carnival atmosphere was in abundance at Small Heath Park in Birmingham last week, as up to 60,000 Muslim worshippers came to celebrate Eid...

Resorts World adds VR to Vortex Gaming area

Birmingham’s Resort World leaps into the future bwith the addition of VR to its Vortex Gaming arcade. Resorts World in Birmingham is the second city’s premier all-in-one leisure location and with its Vortex Gaming area being of particular prominence. All the more reason then that the venue keeps pace with player trending. So it’s no surprise that the multi-faceted arcade...

Broadway Casino wins fourth TripAdvisor certification

COinslot - TripAdvisor Broadway Casino
Broadway Casino, Birmingham’s leading casino, has recently been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for their outstanding services to the hospitality industry.   The Broadway Casino, dubbed one of the greatest multi-functional venues in the West Midlands, has confirmed that 2017 marks the fourth year in which the casino has gained the Certificate of Excellence, awarded annually by the travel website...

350 suppliers sign up to Family Attraction Expo

Coinslot - 350 FAE Family Entertainment Expo
This year’s Family Attraction Expo is expected to see 350 suppliers make their way to the annual event in Birmingham.   Taking place 8-9 November, the trade event is set to provide owners and managers of British holiday parks, commercial leisure parks, and attraction sites with a showcase of entertainment products and services. One hundred and fifty seminars designed to highlight the...

Holiday Park and Resort Innovation Show coming to Birmingham

Coinslot - Birmingham Holiday Park & Resort Innovation Show
The Holiday Park & Resort Innovation Show will be held at the NEC in Birmingham on the 8-9 November 2017.   The free-to-attend trade show is entirely dedicated to Britain’s holiday park and resort industry. Both days will include seminars, talks and workshops from key industry players, covering everything from pool management to social media trends. The conference also provides a gamut...

Casino and AGC live together in Birmingham

Coinslot - Bob Rudd Birmingham Depot
Although viewed as staunchly different entities servicing different markets, Birmingham’s Resort World is set to prove that casinos and more classic arcades can co-exist, and even benefit from each other as part of a larger integrated destination.   Vortex Gaming, the recently announced addition to the wider Birmingham Resort World entertainment complex, will offer a mixture of classic arcade fare alongside...

Krispy Kreme slot tour brings sweetness to Norwich

Coinslot - Krispy Kreme Norwich Media Watch
Seemingly famous for it’s doughnut penchant, Norwich was graced this week by a giant Krispy Kreme slot machine, offering the general public a chance to get some dough from a one-armed bandit.   Reported in the EDP 24, the Krispy Kreme installation was brought to Chapelfield on Wednesday and comes fully loaded with the kind of food products we are so...

Bob Rudd secures sixth premises in Birmingham

Coinslot - Bob Rudd Birmingham Depot
The leading independent gaming and amusement machine supplier, Bob Rudd, has confirmed the opening of its sixth UK depot in Birmingham.   The UK-based industry supplier, Bob Rudd, has opened a new depot in Birmingham this March marking its sixth across the UK. This latest depot indicates the high level of investment being made by Bob Rudd and the company claims its...