Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: Gaming machines

Blueprint succeed in securing machine supply for customers

Sascha Blodau Blueprint machine supplier
Meticulous planning has enabled Blueprint to secure the supply of gaming machines for the industry despite pressures the likes of which have never been experienced before.

Players make an enthusiastic return to machines

Simon Barff MD CLMS
The first week of reopening has shown machine play reach 82 percent of pre lockdown levels. The figure is uncannily similar to last year’s pattern of return following the first 2020 lockdown. Simon Barff, MD of CLMS, talks us through the early trends.

The plight of the supply chain – Zane Mersich CEO Novomatic UK Limited

Zane Mersich Novomatic UK Limited Supply Chain
CEO Zane Mersich leads off Coinslot’s in-depth analysis on the Plight of the Supply Chain, taking us through the real effects on businesses due to the lack and inconsistency of assistance, and what’s needed to bring the supply chain back to life

Strength in depth: Genesis Games discuss ACOS

Genesis Games ACOS
Hans Bierrum of Genesis Games was on hand at ACOS to assess the growth of digital gaming and the success a varied multi game menu can bring to venues. There is strength in depth when it comes to digital games.The ability to offer a wide range of titles on a single machine has revolutionised the Cat C and B3 markets...

Equinox: SG push ahead with ‘dynamic and adaptable terminal range’

The Equinox range of terminals from SG Gaming has been formed off the back of operator and player insights to create the best possible playing experience around. SG Gaming’s latest product is the Equinox range. Using insights from customers and players, the business has developed a dynamic and adaptable terminal range that utilises the latest technology on offer. Both the Equinox...

Commission’s annual report points to a busy year, and an expensive one too

gambling commission
The Gambling Commission issued its 2017-18 Annual Report this week and laid bare its soul. More spending, more staffing and a little bit more money are the fiscal highlights - or lowlights. And for the regulator’s more touchy-feely audience, there was a huge dose of hard work and extensive activity to report on. The Gambling Commission published its Annual Report...

An Invincible appeal of gaming machines as pub reopens in Portsmouth

The Invincible
A pub in Portsmouth is fighting against the trend of property closures and reopening when many in the area had consigned the premises to loss. And that’s good news for machine manufacturers. The Portsea pub, The Invincible, is truly living up to its name and is reopening under new management after a nearby property development application had seen it close. Owners...

Cruise Control: Blueprint’s connected B3 solution for OBL

Blueprint Machines Cruise
Blueprint Machines, a member of the Gauselmann Group and specialist maritime, defence and leisure operator OBL Group have completed their second installation for Marella Cruises, owned by TUI – for their new cruise ship the Marella Explorer. A year to the day since their first successful project on the Marella Discovery 2, Blueprint have supplied 14 of their, market leading...

Trade bodies condemn latest alcohol research

alcohol beer drinking
Research released by Cambridge University stating that one alcoholic drink a day can shorten your life has been condemned by industry bodies. The study, published in The Lancet, claims that drinking more than five glasses of wine or pints of beer a week causes greater risk of strokes, fatal aneurysms and heart failure. However many industry figures condemned the study pointing...

Gaming machines seized from Selby pubs in tax evasion crackdown

Coinslot BBPA Pubs Jeremy Nelson selby
  Six gambling machines, which owe HM Revenue and Customs around £19,000 in unpaid tax, have been seized from pubs in Selby.   Officers from HMRC, with support from Gambling Commission, North Yorkshire Police and Selby District Council, visited five pubs in the town on 20 February 2018. The operation uncovered the illegally sited and unregistered gaming machines, where duty was not being...

Double poker launch as Project provide strategic options

Coinslot - Project double poker launch average
Project, the UK’s leading creator of poker-based gaming machines, has expanded its portfolio with a double launch comprising Bank it alongside Multi-Poker, a high play appeal compendium featuring four of the company’s most popular and proven models.   Project is widely regarded as the industry’s poker experts with the majority of high street AGCs having at least one Project poker themed...

Mecca submit plans for new Leeds operation

Coinslot - Mecca Bingo new operation Leeds
A proposal for a new development in Leeds has been submitted by Mecca Bingo which is set to feature bingo and assorted gaming machines.   Mecca Bingo has submitted plans for a new operation in Leeds on the ground floor of The Cube on Albion Street. According to plans brought forward by Barton Willmore, the development would make no alterations to the...