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Concept make One Big Ticket its one big focus at ACOS

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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...

“Crucial community engagements”: How redemption is keeping arcades at sector’s forefront

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Gary Newman, sales executive at JNC, explains how the high-quality community engagements presented by redemption units is keeping the sector at the forefront of the arcade industry. Coinslot: What do you feel the hottest trends this year have been in the redemption machine market place? Gary Newman: “The hottest machines for us have been the games that really encourage communal...

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...

Well dressed pushers can drive income by up to 30pc state RLMS

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The value of having a well dressed pusher has been put into sharp focus with research undertaken by RLMS showing a substantial cash box lift, in some cases of up to 30 percent. The company,which has exclusive UK distribution rights to the Bulldog Games brand of pushers and redemption equipment launched to huge acclaim at January’s EAG, believe the skill...

Bulldog leads the way with sales 86 percent up on forecasts

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Bulldog Games,the pusher and redemption brand that was unveiled to the industry at EAG, has enjoyed a stellar launch with sales 86 percent ahead of forecasts. The figures cover the first quarter of 2018 and relate to sales of Bulldog’s 4, 6 and 8 player Deal or No Deal…

SEGA reports resounding success at EAG

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Europe’s biggest amusement show the EAG Expo was a “resounding success” for Sega Amusements International, the company reported.   Having made what general manager Justin Burke calls “our biggest and most theatrical display of games during the show’s history, we are delighted with the outcome on all fronts”, games from all amusement genres were exhibited and also on the stand was...

Bulldog spirit on show at EAG

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Industry exhibitions frequently shed light on trends, developments and nuances. On the occasions that they deliver something that becomes the major talking point amongst seasoned industry observers, you know it’s time to take stock of a serious and potentially a game changing proposition. Such was the case when Novomatic UK used EAG to pull the curtains back on its...

EAG foreshadows a favourable year for new products and forward-thinking politics

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This year’s EAG Expo offered a carnival of creativity to operators, however, positivity towards new products was joined by an air of protectiveness towards an industry heavily affected by forces in the wider gambling industry. Heralded as the industry’s opening ceremony for the season ahead, EAG took place once again at the ExCeL Centre in London giving manufacturers the chance...

Largest presence ever from GeWeTe at EAG

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  This year’s EAG in London marked a milestone for GeWeTe with its largest stand to date.   “The UK is our most successful international market. We have been active in the UK for 20 years now”, explained Aristidis Tsikouras, managing director of GeWeTe. “We expanded our stand yet again so that we can show our complete solutions for the UK market....

IHL Alerts the industry to their SmartEAG

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Three years since IHL first showed SmartEXCLUSION to AGC operators at the bacta EAG, and almost two years since the introduction of mandatory self-exclusion schemes, and IHL has confirmed it is still attracting new customers to its SmartEXCLUSION solution.   Having signed up over 150 more sites to various solutions over the three days of EAG, the show has, not surprisingly...

Playdium’s new video music option to be unveiled

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Quality is the consistent theme which underlines the popularity of the TouchTunes Playdium, a product that is rapidly establishing a reputation amongst operators, venues and end-users alike for being the industry’s jukebox of choice.   Launched in the UK little more than a year ago, the Playdium combines sleek design with intuitive navigation, top end components and a market leading mobile...

AMATIC to celebrate 25th anniversary at EAG

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AMATIC Industries will be exhibiting at the forthcoming EAG show that will take place between 16-18 January at London"s ExCel Centre.   AMATIC Industries can be found on the Genesis Games stand #225. Genesis Games is the long-standing partner for AMATIC Industries in the UK and Eire. Visitors can look forward to seeing the latest gaming innovations from this MULTI GAME pioneer...

It’s showtime for FatCat Softworks at EAG

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  FatCat Softworks are presenting two new products at the upcoming EAG International and VAE.   The FatCat “Ace Of Games” Video AWP compendium not only looks fantastic, it also places itself in a unique position in the market by taking all the benefits of a multi-game video AWP and combining it with exclusive SWP content. Meanwhile, the company will also present...

Astra Games’ VIP range open to all at EAG

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Manufacturer Astra Games head to the ExCeL this year hoping to wow the industry with a lineup of the very latest gaming innovation, fronted by the newly licensed, Austin Powers.   The Bridgend-based company will be showing a variety of product styles allied to ancillary equipment including End of Bank promotional screens. Astra’s EAG collection will also comprise of Elemental Dragons in...

Karen Cooke: The tech at EAG & VAE to be ‘cutting-edge’

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It’s all down to the EAG Expo next week as the industry assembles for its most important business outing of the year. Organiser Karen Cooke, a veteran of industry trade exhibitions, talks to Coinslot about the development of the Bacta flagship event, and why this year, more than any other, it’s a show not to miss. How has EAG evolved...

Whitehouse Leisure to host three stands at EAG International & VAE

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Whitehouse Leisure, a supplier of licenced and generic plush and redemption prizes, will launch new products across three stands at this year’s EAG International.   WHL Stand 430 will be the home of the latest in licensed plush, brands topping the list for 2018 include new movie properties Peter Rabbit, Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom, Sherlock Gnomes and Barbie. Whitehouse Leisure have...

SUZOHAPP set for bigger booth at EAG

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“This year, we have increased our booth size to showcase our complete range of solutions, from individual components to complete cash management systems,” John Vallis, SUZOHAPP UK sales director and vice-president Amusement Sales EMEA, said in the run-up to this year’s EAG expo.   The brand new SCAN COIN ICX Active-9 is expected to take centre stage in the SUZOHAPP stand,...

E-Service gives product overview in lead-up to EAG

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E-Service will offer a range of products, technical repairs and field service support at this year’s EAG.   In 2018, E-Service’s bench and field engineers are expected to offer assistance to customers across the UK to complete their conversions to last year’s new currency, offering workshop tools such as the Mektek coin validator programmer to save clients both time and money....

LAI Games to introduce VR ride to European market

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  The upcoming EAG International in London will mark the European debut of LAI Games’ Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride, the industry’s first attendant-free Virtual Reality ride that is operated and serviced like a traditional coin-op game.   The ride was shown for the first time at the IAAPA Expo in November, where it received widespread acclaim. Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride boasts...

AiSolve announced for EAG

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UK-based virtual reality specialists, AiSolve will be exhibiting at January’s EAG show as part of the Bandai Namco stand.   The company will be focusing on its WePlayVR modular solution which is optimised for use in FECs, shopping centres and other assorted leisure destinations. As part of its distribution partnership with Bandai Namco, AiSolve has seen its cutting edge product rolled...

EAG seminar programme to “deliver real benefit to business”

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This year’s EAG & VAE Seminar Programme, scheduled for the EAG International and Visitor Attraction Expo at ExCel London, 16-18 January promises to be one of the most wide ranging and comprehensive staged during the annual event.   Presented by trade association Bacta, the seminars will cover an array of topics of key import to the amusements and leisure sector and...

Bacta confirm first EAG Dinner is sold out

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Bacta has been forced to post the sold out signs following what it is describing as a ‘hugely encouraging’ response to its first EAG dinner which is taking place on the Tuesday night of what is the industry’s showpiece UK event. The dinner, which is being held on the Sunborn Super-Yacht hotel situated in Royal Victoria Dock, less than a...

Casino King passes £1m milestone within weeks

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Following its launch at EAG, G-Squared Games’ Casino King title has already proved popular with over £1m plays in just a few weeks.   G-Squared Games has confirmed that plays on Casino King have already broken the £1m barrier since its launch a few weeks ago at EAG. The company developed Casino King as a cost effective alternative to the traditional AWP...

Harry Levy: Driving forward with diverse designs and replay value

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Following a successful EAG for Harry Levy, managing director Matthew Deith gives his view on the flourishing redemption market.   Harry Levy has been expanding its range of redemption products as the market trends towards a more diverse and exciting selection of games. The company showed this at EAG, where the Harry Levy stand was packed full of innovative designs and styles,...

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...

Playdium tops the charts as performance sets new records

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Following an ‘excellent’ EAG, TouchTunes’ Playdium has broken new records by topping the jukebox income league table.   Widely recognised as the smartest jukebox on the market, the TouchTunes’ Playdium can now add the title of being the 'World’s Best Performing Jukebox' to its long list of market leading attributes. This accolade is based on real-time data, collected and collated 24/7 from...

Sega gets ready to exhibit an epic line up of games at EAG

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With a new stand a number of new games already making the news, SEGA is confidently predicting a bumper year at EAG 2017.   With a strong line-up of tried and tested games the company will show thirteen new games, as well as nine established hit titles. Sega will have products in every major FEC product category. Sega’s Justin Burke said: “For EAG 2017 we have...

EAG & VAE to offer record-breaking seminar package

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With more seminars on offer than ever before, attendees have more chances that ever to gain insights into the leisure and amusements business at 2017’s EAG and VAE events.   The programme of seminars laid on for the upcoming EAG and VAE shows is set to be the largest ever. Organiser Karen Cooke explained: “For 2017, both BALPPA and Bacta have been...

Music, atmosphere, marketing

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A long standing supporter of EAG International, NSM Music is planning an exciting presentation for visitors to stand 310 at EAG 2017.   NSM Music’s heritage stretches back to the middle of the last century and the company is aiming to build on that heritage and apply new technologies to design, develop and manufacture for the next generation of digital jukeboxes,...

Industry and organisers gearing up for EAG

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With EAG, and its younger sister show the VAE, now less than a month away, the industry is preparing to move on from mince pies and presents to exhibition halls and floorplans.   On 17-19 January, with the seasonal holidays a mere memory, members of the amusements and attractions industry will journey to London’s ExCeL for EAG International and the Visitor...

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