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Blueprint: Keeping ahead of the Cat C curve

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Consistent innovation and market-leading product development are key to staying ahead of the Cat C curve comments Gavin Wright, Blueprint Operations UK..

Blueprint Operations announces management restructure

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Following what has been a pivotal 5 years in the fortunes of Blueprint Operations (trading as Blueprint Machines), UK Managing Director, Simon Barff is set to leave the business. In a statement from the company, Sascha Blodau, UK General Manager for the Gauselmann Group said “It is with regret that we announce Simon’s departure after a successful and transformative five...

A uniquely British sector

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Having already established itself at the forefront of the Cat C market, the Blueprint dedication to constant improvement remains unwavering, commented Gavin Wright, head of UK sales. Coinslot: What is it about Cat C units that makes them so popular for both consumers and operators? Gavin Wright: Category C occupies a unique place at the heart of the UK pub retail...

Blueprint breaks new ground with Avantgarde Trio

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With a range of B3 and Cat C products already leading in several UK markets, Blueprint Machines added to its impressive portfolio with a brand new B1 cabinet for the UK casino sector. Having recently increased its staff numbers, Blueprint Machines took to ICE 2019 to build on its reputation in the bingo, arcade and pub sectors with its first...

Blueprint: Best in content

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With a stand that featured notable product debuts, updates on well-known classics and new market concepts, Blueprint’s focus - as ever - is on progression, commented Gavin Wright, head of UK sales. With a reputation for bringing the best in content to the UK market, Blueprint is once again taking strides ahead of the rest in the first quarter of...

Blueprint hail Keeday deal following EAG

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Blueprint Machines has announced a significant purchase agreement only a matter of days after its appearance at EAG 2019. The deal, which sees leading independent operator Keeday Leisure order 50 Alphastar cabinets, enhances an existing partnership between Keeday and the Gauselmann group manufacturer. “Our policy is to operate ‘best of breed’ products as well as providing the best possible service to...

Blueprint: Staying ahead of the games

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Blueprint Machines is clearly proud of its team, and over the past few weeks has invested time in introducing them to the industry. Last week, the focus was on ‘The Guys Behind The Games’ and the company’s plans to remain committed to its loyal customer base. This week we look at the the Technical Development and Support Team who ensure...

Blueprint: Committed to success

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Ahead of EAG Gavin Wright, UK sales manager at Blueprint, comments on the company’s impressive plans for the year ahead. Coinslot: What will be the highlights on your stand at EAG? Gavin Wright: “Our B3 Carbon Premium and Black Edition menus with the debut of Genie Jackpot Megaways with its 15,625 win lines will be key high- light. The new B3...

GeWeTe respond to industry call for multifunctionality with upgraded Cash Recycler

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...

Blueprint celebrate another successful ACOS in style

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...

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...

Deal Or No Deal: Still the Governor

Deal Or No Deal hit the UK’s TV screens in 2005 and ran for 11 years – six days a week. Its unprecedented success as the nation’s favourite game show was replicated in the gambling sphere as well, with the licence lending itself to multiple channels in the online, LBO, AGC, bingo and of course pub retail sectors. The iconic...

Blueprint team returns triumphant from challenge

Last month Blueprint sales manager Gavin Wright and key account managers Nicola Wallbank and Andy Hall cycled to Germany to raise money for the Children’s Bereavement Centre in Newark, raising close to their £20,000 target. Team Blueprint has completed an epic 425-mile cycle from Newark in the UK to the Gauselmann Group’s headquarters in Espelkamp, Germany in order to raise...

Blueprint team returns triumphant from cycle challenge

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Team Blueprint; Nicola Wallbank, Key Account Manager, Andy Hall, Key Account Manager and Gavin Wright, Sales Manager, completed their epic 425-mile cycle from Newark in the UK to the Gauselmann Group’s headquarters in Espelkamp, Germany in order to raise funds for the Children’s Bereavement Centre in Newark. The brave trio were backed up by Content Manager James Lowe acting as...

Blueprint primed for Park Avenue Open Day launch

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Exciting product launches and an environment conducive to high quality networking make the Park Avenue Open Day a must-attend comments, Gavin Wright, head of UK sales, Blueprint Machines. Coinslot: With your experience in the field, how do you assess the market in 2018? What product types are doing well and driving growth? Gavin Wright: “We cannot speak for anyone else, but...

Blueprint team’s epic cycle for bereaved kids

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A brave trio of Blueprint Machines employees is tackling a 400-mile cycle from Newark in the UK to the Gauselmann Group’s headquarters in Espelkamp, Germany in order to raise funds for a children’s charity. Nicola Wallbank, Key Account Manager, Andy Hall, Key Account Manager and Gavin Wright, Sales Manager will attempt the challenge, with Content Manager James Lowe acting as...

Blueprint’s Community Cash Vault among releases of market-leading game content

One of the leading lights in the community sector, Blueprint is planning on a number of releases throughout the year to complement its market-leading game content. Blueprint’s Community Cash Vault (CCV) Category C game-pack includes a number of extremely strong titles including Peter Pan and King Kong Cash with Luck Of The Irish, Eye of Horus and Deal Or No...

The Lowe-down on Blueprint’s server based gaming

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There is a science behind consistent cashbox success and Blueprint finds the support of its Server Based Gaming system from parent company, The Gauselmann Group, makes a crucial contribution. “We rolled out our SBG system into the Praesepe estate in the middle of last year,” explained James Lowe, content manager, Blueprint Operations. “It allows us to record and report on...

Southern City wins Aurora Cabinet at ACOS

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Portsmouth-based Southern City Leisure is the lucky winner of a free Aurora cabinet from Blueprint, following the purchase of the 2,000th UK Aurora before the ACOS show.   “We thought we would award a free machine as a thank you and make the announcement at ACOS,” says Simon Barff, managing director at Blueprint Machines. “We are really pleased to say...

There’s service and then there’s E-Service

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E-Service provides the industry with much more than simply a comprehensive spares and support package delivered from two key locations within the UK. Managing director, Mike Clokie, explains how, courtesy of significant investment in staff, support techniques and system infrastructure, the company has become the first choice for after sales support for many AGC’s, FEC’s, casinos and single site...

Gauselmann sees growth in spite of home challenges

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With a “difficult” domestic market, Gauselmann Group, the owner of a growing portfolio of British-facing firms, saw sizeable revenue growth thanks to overseas sales.   International gaming giant Gauselmann Group, which has strong interests in the UK market through its Praesepe, Town & County, Blueprint and GeWeTe subsidiaries, saw overall sales up 14.2 percent to E2.53bn in 2016. These results come...

Blueprint breaking new ground with community games

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With its latest set of games, Simon Barff from Blueprint is hoping to bring the same success enjoyed by community games in the bingo sector to the AGC market, as the company continues to seek out new and exciting ways to innovate in this exciting format.   It’s a popular refrain among members of the AGC and bingo industries that their...