Saturday, January 16, 2021

Tag: EAG

‘To maintain the energy and fight through it all has been one of the toughest things..”

John White Gambling Review
I have never known anything like it in my working or personal life. A year, where dealing with the pandemic was and is totally consuming from the minute you wake up to the minute you go to bed and sometimes in your dreams.

James Miller: “The Gambling Review will be an opportunity for us…our asks are modest”

James Miller Bacta National President 2020 review
I will look back on 2020 as one of the most challenging years of my life! It all started so well, we had a great EAG and I was enjoying my role as bacta President but then the madness started!

EAG to launch an online event for January 2021

EAG Online 2021
Bacta has announced that its B2B trade exhibition - EAG Expo - will take place as an online event from 27 to 28 January.

ACOS and EAG back on track

Autumn Coin-Op show ACOS EAG Expo Swan Events
Organised by Swan Events, the two-day trade show, which premiered back in 2014, is still scheduled to take place at Olympia London on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 October.

Karen Cooke: What makes you tick?

Karen Cooke WMYT
Karen Cooke launched Swan Events 12-years ago with a defined objective of organising exhibitions and events within the leisure industry.

Inspired to present Community Kings in the nation’s capital

Inspired EAG Community Kings - Charmed Community EAG
This is an exciting year for Inspired; a new opportunity for the global gaming and entertainment group to unleash its inspiration and make its mark on the UK landscape.

ITL Spectral technology and ICU take centre stage at EAG

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ITL will be showcasing its Spectral Technology and cutting-edge ICU at the upcoming EAG Expo, to be held 14 – 16 January 2020 at the ExCeL convention centre. Leaders in cash validation, Innovative Technology (ITL) plan to have their latest Spectral Technology products and ICU age verification device centre stage on its EAG stand. Andy Bullock, Senior Business Manager commented, “EAG...

Registration reminder for EAG Expo 2020

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Potential visitors to EAG International Expo (14-16 January 2020 at ExCeL London) are reminded that registration for the show is now open. Registration for EAG International Expo 2020 is currently open, for those wishing to attend the newly-expanded event. To claim a complimentary e-ticket to London’s leading trade event for the international coin-op, entertainment and amusements industry, visitors can register via...

BEWARE of EAG scam emails

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The organisers of the upcoming EAG International Expo have warned that a number of scam emails are currently being circulated regarding the event. It has come to the attention of EAG International Organisers that some scam organisations are illegally attempting to sell a pre-show attendee list to exhibitors. The latest of the emailed offers has come from a company called...

Tickets available for bacta EAG dinner

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The annual bacta EAG Dinner will return to the Sunborn Yacht in 2020, with tickets for the event now on sale from Swan Events. Held each year on the first night of the show, the bacta EAG Dinner is well established as a highlight of a busy week. The evening allows those in attendance to reacquaint themselves with friends and...

Visitor registration opens for EAG 2020

Those wishing to take part in the EAG International Expo - one of the biggest events in the UK leisure industry - can now register for visitor passes. Visitor registration is now open for the new-look EAG International Expo 2020, which is to be held 14-16 January at the ExCel centre in London’s Docklands. The event will return next year with...

Industry veterans to be honoured at EAG

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This year's EAG International Expo will include a special verteran's lunch event to honour those that have given so much to the coin-op industry. Long-term professionals in the coin-operated games and amusements industry will be honoured at a special ‘Veterans Lunch’ at January’s EAG International Expo to be held at London’s ExCeL. The Veterans Lunch is open to any person who...

EAG International Expo 2020: Better networking than ever

Networking is a vital part of the trade show circuit and this year’s EAG International Expo is promising even greater opportunities than ever before. To be held at London’s ExCel 14-16 January, EAG is a perfectly timed opportunity for all corners of the international coin op industry to come together for an unmissable three day event. For 2020 the historic trade...

Discounted hotel rates for EAG attendees

Exhibitors and visitors at EAG International Expo at London’s ExCeL from 14-16 January 2020 can take advantage of specially discounted hotel rates as well as a range of other accommodation-related benefits. An exclusive partnership between EAG Expo organisers Swan Events and specialist accommodation agency Event Express aims to deliver maximum flexibility and affordability for those seeking a hotel. As well as...

Coin op remains at the heart of EAG International

The new-look EAG International Expo will return to the ExCel 14-16 January 2020 with a newly broadened exhibitor focus but coin-op will remain the beating heart of the event. EAG has long been a fixture of the coin-op calendar, but is to be expanded in 2020 as to include some 5,000 representatives from the world’s leading tourist attractions, resorts, leisure...

EAG International Expo expands exhibitor scope

The newly-rebranded EAG International Expo will return next year with a more diverse exhibitor list than ever before. The newly rebranded EAG International Expo – to be held at London’s ExCeL 14-16 January 2020 – has invited exhibitors from every corner of the entertainment, attractions and gaming industry sectors for the first time. EAG has long been the showpiece trade event...

Bulldog is leading the charge for rapid ROI

Bulldog games, redemption, EAG, ROI
Bulldog Games, the brand credited with bringing fresh thinking and energy to the redemption sector, has started 2019 with a flourish underpinned by a commitment to maximise cash box and deliver the fastest possible ROI. Launched at the 2018 edition of EAG Bulldog is reporting an outstanding start to the new year with orders up by 20 percent on...

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe: A hive of activity at EAG

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BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe (BNAE) enjoyed a particularly positive EAG show at Excel last week. “We had a very busy stand throughout the show and our visitors were of a high quality. This year we took the decision to show not only a large number of new products but also some of the ‘ever-greens’ which are still in our catalogue...

One Big Ticket creates one big draw for Concept

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Saving operators both time and money, Concept Games’ One Big Ticket system has proved itself a popular feature since its launch at EAG 2018. After a year’s exposure to the market, the retrofitted ticket bank that reduces multiple printouts to one comprehensive ticket, drew yet another considerable crowd at this year’s exhibition. “One Big Ticket is the biggest thing,” said managing...

Industry shows its strength

EAG, london, industry, amusements
The new year has opened with a statement of intent; the amusements and coin-op industry is ready for the challenge. EAG 2019 displayed the best of British last week with a strong balance of tried and tested, new developments and ground-breaking adventures. It was a confident start for the industry to what is going to be...

Sewing seeds: Bell-Fruit hails new digital direction

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With digital gaming high on the list of growth markets, Bell-Fruit Games has added high-quality content development to its manufacturing stable, opening new avenues for continued company development. With Novomatic’s EAG stand almost entirely devoted to the launch of the Prismatic cabinet, Bell-Fruit took the opportunity to showcase its development as a leading manufacturer under the group’s umbrella. As well as...

Redemption leads the way for Electrocoin

Redemption, Electrocoin, eag, amusements
With a keen eye for what will appeal to both customers and players, Electrocoin brought a huge selection of top-testing redemption pieces to EAG this year, perfectly timed to serve the growing market. Redemption looks set to break new ground in the world of amusements was an opinion shared by many representatives at EAG this year. Manufacturer and distributor Electrocoin...

Astra reach for the stars with Prismatic launch

Astra, eag, Prismatic launch
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...

Blueprint hail Keeday deal following EAG

Blueprint, Keeday, deal, EAG
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...

Performance is driving ‘phenomenal’ success as operators come back for more of Angelina

Sixty percent of orders for the TouchTunes’ Angelina represent repeat business, with operators requesting additional models once they’ve experienced the earning power of what is widely regarded as being the world’s most advanced jukebox. The statistic was announced by TouchTunes on the eve of EAG where the Angelina is making only its second high profile UK industry appearance before moving...

JNC jail Giant Prize Pod and Fantasy Bowling as show floor standouts

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Tom Clarke, managing director, and Sam Coleman, sales executive - the new sales force for JNC - have been busy showing off the leading distributor’s latest offerings and catching up with customers ahead of a busy year. On their EAG stand this week, two pieces have already emerged as the real standouts so far - Giant Prize Pod and Fantasy...

It’s all about quality, says Tony Glanville

RLMS, sales, quality, Tony Glanville, EAG
Quality is the consistent theme as RLMS MD Tony Glanville reflects on the best collection of equipment seen for years. As a leading distributor you are in a position to take a broader view of the market - what are the main themes? TG: Quality is the big ticket item from my perspective. I can’t think of a time when operators...

Boulton: “Delivering choice and variety for players is the only way forward”

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Project’s Tony Boulton talks to Coinslot Review on why delivering choice and variety for players is the only way forward. Project’s line up for EAG is all about delivering choice and variety - is this the strategic way forward for low stake gaming in the UK? Modern consumers demand choice and variety across the board and the low stake industry is...

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...

Collinge and the delivery of “themed theatre unprecedented in the history of coin pushers”

Bulldog MD, Peter Collinge, EAG
Bulldog MD, Peter Collinge previews another pedigree performance as the brand returns for its second EAG showing. CR: By all accounts, Bulldog enjoyed a fantastic debut year, can you provide some context to the success? PC: It was a great year and one which was achieved as a result of detailed planning, research and many hundreds of visits and gallons of...