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EAG: the human face of the industry

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EAG/VAE chairman Martin Burlin lets Coinslot in on what he saw as being some of the finer points of last month’s show

E-Service: Complete solutions for machine operators

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While UK coin and note upgrades not surprisingly stole all the headlines in 2017, sales of E-Service core products, spares and components grew quietly but significantly in the background - a trend that the company believes is set to continue throughout 2018. Business development manager Paul Smith was pleased with the end-of-year results, and excited about the prospects for 2018...

Best-in-show content

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Blueprint Machines is once more set to bring its best in class game content to the EAG show floor, current favourites and new releases alike. Blueprint Machines will show the Community Cash Vault category C game pack at EAG, featuring a number of extremely strong titles including Peter Pan, King Kong Cash, Luck Of The Irish and Deal Or No...

Dual Cat C launch for Ace Gaming at EAG

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Ace Gaming, headed by one of the most experienced names in the UK gaming industry, reveals its hand for EAG International. Cardiff-based game development firm Ace Gaming will showcase a brace of new Cat C models at next week’s EAG in preparation for the coming season. Aimed squarely at the AGC and bingo sectors, they comprise Monkey Business - a...

Reflex Gaming to introduce GamePro at EAG Expo

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After a year in development, EAG 2018 will see Reflex introduce their state of the art GamePro cabinet, which they believe will be a firm favourite for operators and players alike.   Reflex Gaming will be using the forthcoming EAG in London to launch its new all metal construction GamePro cabinet. Over 12–months in development and testing, GamePro is powered by...

Electrocoin shooting for the stars with sci-fi film pinball machines at EAG

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  Electrocoin will arrive at EAG 2018 with a host of products and new developments of existing lines for the Single Site, AGC’s and FEC Sectors.   Stern Pinball will as ever have a presence at EAG, displaying the new Star Wars Pinball machine. “This game has an enormous appeal,” said Electrocoin’s John Stergides. “We expect it to be one of the...

2018 dates for EAG at London’s ExCeL announced

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Organisers have confirmed that EAG will be held on 16-18 January next year at London’s ExCeL Centre.   Although it has only been a month since the excitement of EAG 2017, dates have already been announced for next year's edition. Exhibitors and visitors alike should prepare to attend on 16-18 January 2018, again at London’s ExCel Exhibition Centre. A common feeling at last...

G-Squared brings competition to digital Cat C

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Still relatively new on the scene, G-Squared are making a splash in the digital Cat C sector, as the young company continues to develop games with a unique sense of purpose. Founded only three and a half years ago and operating at the cutting-edge of gaming technology, G-Squared possesses a deep rooted experience of land-based gaming and amusements in the...

EAG organisers celebrate “positive” showcase

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The organisers of the EAG and VAE are reporting a very positive reception across the assorted exhibitors and visitors at this year’s event. Reports gathered by show organisers indicate that the view from the floor of EAG and VAE was generally positive at this year’s joint exhibition, with many indicating that the quality of visitor, and their eagerness to spend,...

EAG visitors help raise £500 for Cancer Research

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Dave Bowman of PW Sales raised over £500 for Cancer Research at the UK Gaming Solutions stand at EAG, with members from the Only Fools and Horses cast helping to encourage donations. Visitors to the stand, which housed UK Gaming Solutions’ Only Fools and Horses pusher, were treated to a selfie from members of the cast, including Denzil, Cassandra and...

EAG suggests 2017 will be a year to remember

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There were few people willing to make bold ambitious claims for 2017 at this year’s EAG, but almost everyone appeared to be forging ahead with a reassuringly positive approach. As is quite often the case, EAG provided us with a sign of how people feel about the year ahead. While some shows in recent years have been defiant, but a...

E-Service set up ‘one stop shop’ for currency changes

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Spares and after-sales provider E-Service exhibited at EAG with the primary goal of engaging with operators who may need support through the upcoming currency changes. Managing director of E-Service Mike Clokie explained the ways in which his company can help during a time of great upheaval in the cash handling arena: “For operators who don’t want to do the upgrade...

Cummins Allison showcase first scanner with ticket, cash and check capability

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Cash handling manufacturer Cummins Allison exhibited their latest JetScan IFX scanner at the ExCeL centre, following two years of preparing customers for the new £1 coin. While the upcoming currency changes remain the hot topic of the cash handling industry, TITIO is not far behind, and the JetScan IFX is the first range of scanners to effectively handle tickets, cash...

EAG 2017 report – Direct Leisure: FECs hold the keys

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Coinslot spoke to Alfred Katz of Direct Leisure about perceived market trends and the success of FECs in recent years. The distributor’s showing at EAG drew particular attention to its offering of extremely popular redemption machines. Katz said of the growth of the sector during 2016: “It was a very refreshing year, certainly the growth of the industry towards novelty and...

Gambling Commission enjoys fruitful outing at EAG

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The Gambling Commission returned to EAG with a standard purpose: to allay worries of operators in attendance, and provide a face to face presence at the show. Amidst the hustle and bustle of the show floor the gambling commission’s presence may have seemed understated visually, but the contact point proved crucial to operators and the regulator alike. Machines sector speciality Nigel...

EAG 2017 report – GeWeTe: Capitalising on experience

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There can be few companies in the cash handling sector that compare with experience of GeWeTe. Not only in terms of years in the business, but also the volume of machines in the market. The company has more than 60,000 installed systems worldwide and is the undisputed market leader in its home country of Germany. The company is also already...

EAG 2017 report – Sound Leisure: Bringing jukeboxes to a new generation

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Jukebox specialists Sound Leisure brought their eye-catching free standing jukeboxes to EAG as part of a stand that showcased the company’s ground-breaking partnership with TouchTunes and Soundnet. Sound Leisure brought the latest in jukebox technology to EAG, showcasing a concise sampling from its considerable portfolio of digital and classic free-standing jukeboxes. Of particular note was the the Digital 1015 which features...

EAG 2017 report – BALPPA: EAG VAE setting the tone for a busy year

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The Visitor Attraction Expo partnered with EAG for its third edition this year, once more showcasing a wide variety of products from the burgeoning  leisure market. Coinslot spoke to Paul Kelly, CEO of BALPPA, about the growth of the sector. The UK entertainment industry saw a productive year in 2016, with an upturn in domestic tourism a driving force. With...

EAG 2017 report: Astra Games – A heroic showing

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As ever, there was plenty to choose from at the Astra stand this year, including the EAG debut of its Batman licence. Appearing in both gaming and redemption form, the caped crusader was the star attraction of a stand that also hosted an array of other titles. Manufacturer Astra showcased a host of new games, covering categories B, C and...

EAG 2017 report: Electrocoin – A forward-looking approach

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It was the innovation on display at the Electrocoin stand at EAG which seemed to be drawing in the crowds. In particular, the company’s bold re-entry into the photo booth market appeared to be paying dividends. “These new photo booths with LEDs screens, which are a combination of a traditional photo booth with a huge marketing display panel, have been...

SuzoHapp – Machines ready for new circulations

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SuzoHapp has vast experience in supporting clients when new coins and banknotes are brought into circulation. In anticipation of the new arrivals for 2017, they have brought a variety of products to showcase at EAG and demonstrate how they will support customers through the changes in British currency. SuzoHapp will be featuring an expansive range of products at this year’s...

Crazy Chicken provides a dynamic take on ticket redemption

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The three player ticket redemption title, Crazy Chicken, receives ‘exceptional response’ according to Project. Project has reported what MD, Tony Boulton, is describing as an 'exceptional response’ to its three player ticket redemption piece, Crazy Chicken. The game, which features dynamic 3D video graphics as part of its appeal, has excelled whilst on test at one of the country’s leading family...

Blueprint kick off EAG with major investment deal with Bob Rudd

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Whilst many visitors were still arriving at EAG eager to see what the show had to offer, Blueprint machines had already signed a major investment deal with leading independent operator, Bob Rudd. The deal for 500 King of Games category C units was completed within the first hour of the trade show and Bob Rudd managing director, Nick Rudd...

Alpha Star set to shine bright on debut

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Visitors to EAG will be eagerly seeking out a brand new cabinet from Blueprint Machines, as one of the most popular manufacturers in the marketplace delivers a product packed full of the latest innovations. The Alpha Star from Blueprint Machines will make its debut at the EAG show in January. Once again, Blueprint will set a new industry standard for...

Heber to unveil Pluto pair at EAG Expo 2017

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The software and the hardware that powers the gaming industry will be on show at Heber’s stand this year, with new entries in the PSU and platform marketplace sure to have manufacturers and developers interested. And there will also be a tour around Pluto and all that has in store for the AWP market. Heber will be unveiling two new...

Reflex Gaming – Dark and mysterious at EAG

Visitors to Reflex’s stand will be able to get a first taste of the Black Menu, the opening salvo in a series of new compendium releases that will form the Game Master service. Among the many new products Reflex Gaming are bringing to EAG this year, one of the most exciting is the new Game Master digital compendium. The content...

United Distributing Company – Bringing out all the game changers

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UDC is prepared for another successful year of redemption games, featuring a wide new selection of games to fill every FEC. According to London’s United Distributing Company, things continue to look bright in the redemption game market for 2017. Feedback from customers and sales figures show that 2016 was a bumper year for redemption games and the number of paper...

A stellar line-up from RLMS in store for 2017

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RLMS assembles the hottest line-up of games from the top manufacturers in the business to deliver the most successful year yet. At EAG this month, all the big guns are out in force. RLMS Sales sets out its stall at this year’s EAG International Expo with a stellar line-up of the latest leisure and gaming equipment garnered from some of...

Exhibition variety delivers the key aspect

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The Visitors Attraction Show is at EAG for the third year and BALPPA CEO Paul Kelly believes the synergy between the two events gives operators a perfect platform to plan their 2017 projects. The Visitors Attraction Expo is again set to showcase the best of the leisure park and amusement attraction sectors at EAG in London. The variety offered by...

Feedback and resilience core of EAG’s success

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Karen Cooke, the woman behind the EAG Expo, reveals how stakeholder feedback goes into making a show which provides an unparalleled forum for industry discussion - which will be all the more important in this year of Triennial results. For EAG organiser Karen Cooke, the show only exists to support the industry it serves and so it’s no surprise to hear...

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