Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: ICE

GamePro takes centre stage for Reflex, backed by brand new analogue

Reflex Gaming GamePro ACOS 2021
The full portfolio of GamePro products was out in force for Reflex Gaming at last week’s Autumn Coin Op Show, but chief product officer Mat Ingram also reemphasised the UK manufacturer’s commitment to analogue “where it is the right thing to do”, with brand new Cat C and B4 machines gracing the company’s popular ACOS stand

OKTO signs with MERKUR Slots and MERKUR Bingo to extend growing cashless relationship with UK machine players

OKTO Merkur ACOS 2021
OKTO continues to build its presence in the UK cashless payments marketplace with a new deal signed with the MERKUR Slots and MERKUR bingo brands.

Comment: Eyes on ICE / Philp makes impact / Speak now

Comment ICE Philp Speak now
What a way to start your new job. There wasn’t even enough time to officially announce Chris Philp’s appointment as gambling minister, he had to line up a response to the independent Football Index inquiry and declare his arrival with a stick to beat the parties involved. Philp has hit the gambling road running.

London calling!

Alex Pratt ICE London
Alex Pratt, Group Managing Director at Clarion Gaming, heralds the return of the world’s most comprehensive business-to-business gaming exhibition, underlines why London is the most popular host city, explains how he believes ICE can serve as a shop window on the industry and issues an open invitation to Coinslot readers to let him know what they would like to see on the ICE show floor.

Blueprint celebrates successful summer with sales up 50 percent

Blueprint celebrates successful summer
Sales are up 50 percent on the same period in 2019, so it’s no wonder that the team at Blueprint Operations has a spring in its step and looking forward to the opportunity to host the industry at October’s ACOS.

Hippodrome Casino CEO named as first ICE London Ambassador

Simon Thomas ICE London Ambassador
Simon Thomas CEO of the London Hippodrome Casino and one of land-based gaming’s most respected personalities, has accepted an invitation to become the first ICE London Ambassador

Perpetual innovation: There’s plenty more Magic from NOVOMATIC!

Kevin Temple Novomatic UK NGUK Magic Games Novoline
Kevin Temple, Director of Sales at NOVOMATIC Gaming UK, talks to Coinslot about the Magic Games™ product dynasty and “the perpetual innovation” that’s driving the gaming giant forward. Timely really, as NOVOMATIC are gearing up for the post-Covid expo season, so we have had a peek into what the market will be seeing for 2022 and beyond.

Sega offers 80’s nostalgia with Centipede Chaos

Sega Centipede Chaos
Sega has announced that Centipede Chaos, the hit 80’s creepy-crawly blasting game, is now in stock and ready to ship.

ITL age verification and self-exclusion steals the show at ICE

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Innovative Technology (ITL) reported a high volume of traffic to their stand over the three days at of ICE 2020 at the Excel London last week. The ICU device from ITL attracted much interest at ICE - visitors were impressed with how this can accurately verify age and manage self-exclusion and VIPs using facial recognition. Their Spectral Technology was also...

Dransfields to make their mark in London expos

Dransfields Mat Ingram
Dransfields will be making a statement of intent over the next month when they head down to London for the 2020 editions of EAG and ICE

ICE London to remain at ExCel through to at least 2022

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Clarion Gaming Managing Director, Kate Chambers has confirmed that ICE London, the world’s largest gaming technology event, has a contract to remain at its ExCeL London home through to at least 2022. The confirmation that ICE London is to stay at the ExCel has been issued to quash social media reports that have emerged suggesting a possible relocation to Hannover. She...

Coin-op innovations embrace ICE London’s Spirit of Genius

Coin-op, innovation, ICE, London, Spirit of Genius
Reflecting the theme of this year’s ICE campaign, #spiritofgenius, the major names in the coin-op sector took the opportunity to unveil their latests innovations at the show. That looks set to be another record breaking edition of ICE kicked off last week, bringing together the industry’s biggest names in the British amusements sector under the theme - Spirit of Genius. Speaking...

Reflex and Stake logic seal deal at ICE

Reflex, Stake, logic, deal, ICE
Another commercial deal was completed at ICE London 2019 when independent games creator Reflex Gaming agreed a strategic partnership with Netherlands based Stakelogic. The agreement, which was completed at ICE London on the Stakelogic stand, will see the two companies collaborate on the development and deployment of ‘hyper-local’ specialised content for the UK and other European markets. Mat Ingram, chief product...

New business is the icing on the cake for NRM’s Andrew Ludlow

NRM, business, bloggers, ice, london
NRM enjoyed an impressive showing at this year’s ICE London, Andrew Ludlow told Coinslot. And among the showstoppers were its Jigsaw platform and hand-held tablets which hit the mark. NRM took a bigger presence at ICE this year- was it worth it and what were the key products of interest? Andrew Ludlow:I have to say we had a very busy show,with...

Reflex Gaming showcase new content to ICE’s omni-channel audience

Reflex Gaming, ICE, omni-channel, audience
Reflex Gaming returned to ICE this year to exhibit its latest omni-channel slots to an audience of pub, AGC, casino and online operators, with chief product officer Mat Ingram putting forward a case for quality over quantity on the show floor. One of the few independent UK manufacturers to offer games to both online and land-based operators, Reflex Gaming has...

Novomatic UK ‘deliver the experience’ at ICE as Prismatic orders continue to soar

Novomatic UK, ICE, Prismatic, Innov8, Harlequin
Novomatic UK used ICE to unveil the sit down version of the Prismatic digital gaming terminal,a launch which has had an immediate and significant impact on the order book. “Our presence at ICE has helped take the number of orders received since the official launch of Prismatic less than a month ago to in excess of 1,600 units ” stated...

Clarion presents two CHIPS powered wheelchairs at ICE

Clarion, CHIPS, powered wheelchairs, ICE
Clarion Gaming marked the start of ICE London with the presentation of two powered wheelchairs as part of its partnership programme with children’s charity CHIPS. Eight- year-old Evie Saxelby and 11-year-old Luke Ktorides, are the latest beneficiaries of Clarion Gaming’s fundraising on behalf of CHIPS. To date the charity has helped raised more than £2.2m, all of which has gone...

ICE delivers on all fronts for Storm

ICE, Storm, gaming technology, marketing
Coinslot:Which products will you be highlighting on your stand at ICE 2019? Steve Murray:“Storm Gaming Technology will present the ICE audience with its three benchmark gaming terminals: Neon, GT6000 and Colossus.With its 22-inch screens,Neon paves the way in cost-effective, twin-screen gaming terminals.GT6000 offers greater content real estate and player engagement with its 24-inch twin-screen offering. And finally, Colossus, with its...

Clarion Gaming to present CHIPS powered wheelchairs at ICE London

Linda Lindsay, co-founder and trustee of CHIPS
Clarion Gaming will be using ICE London, its flagship event, to present two bespoke powered wheelchairs as part of its partnership programme with children's charity CHIPS. Born out of the gaming industry, CHIPS has donated 520 wheelchairs to children with severe mobility issues. Chairs, which are designed for the specific needs of each child, cost an average of £7,000 each. Eight-year-old...

Blueprint Gaming continues to break the ICE

Blueprint Gaming, ICE, TED, The Goonies, Top Cat
Blueprint Gaming will be exhibiting its full-range of slots at this year’s ICE exhibition, including the latest addition to its portfolio of branded games. Based at stand N4-210, delegates can experience a sneak preview of the new release, and relive the excitement of the best from 2018. Blueprint’s fast-growing catalogue of licensed slots will also be on view, which include...

ICE London 2019 set to be “biggest on record”

ICE, ExCeL London
ICE London organisers, Clarion Gaming, has confirmed the 2019 edition will be the biggest on record,with net floor space growing five percent on last year,rising to 45,500sqm. “It’s important to stress this isn’t a one-off increase in demand for space, but part of a trend which stretches back to 2012, when the show floor comprised 22,500sqm,”said Clarion Gaming MD Kate...

Brit awards

ICE 2018
Clarion, the people behind ICE, collected the exhibition industry’s top award recently. So what, asks Ken Scott, does it mean to be the most influential company in your sector for the last 25 years? For anyone who attended ICE this year, we probably witnessed the greatest gaming business exhibition of modern times. There were 34,000 people from some 150 plus...

Clarion named ‘most influential company of the last 25 years’

Clarion awards win
Clarion Events, organiser of world leading gaming brands including ICE London, ICE VOX, iGB Live!, London Affiliate Conference, Juegos Miami and GiGse, has been named as the event industry’s most influential company of the last 25 years. The highest accolade in the UK events and exhibitions sector was made at the 2018 AEO Excellence Awards, widely recognised as the...

Blueprint primed for Park Avenue Open Day launch

Blueprint Machines
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...

ICE London on shortlist for UK’s top B2B exhibition

ICE exhibition 2018
Following another record-breaking year at London’s ExCeL Centre, ICE has been nominated in three categories at the Association of Exhibition Organisers Awards. ICE London, the biggest and most international B2B gaming technology event in the world, has been shortlisted in three categories at the annual Association of Exhibition Organisers (AEO) Awards, widely recognised as the Oscars of the events industry. ICE...

UK takes centre stage: ICE London breaks all the records

ICE 2018
ICE organiser Clarion Gaming has praised the exhibitor community following its seventh year of growth as the world’s biggest gaming event, with 2018’s expo drawing 33,536 attendees though its doors - an 11 percent increase on last year’s show.   The 2018 edition of ICE London has been officially declared the biggest on record. Following an independent audit of the world’s...

NRM push technology credentials at ICE London

NRM Andrew Ludlow
NRM, the independently owned gaming technology and software solutions provider, has praised last week’s ICE London for its ability to deliver an international audience and for providing innovators with unparalleled opportunities to network and engage with the entire business community comprising both buyers and suppliers.   Ludlow, who in 2018 celebrates 35-years in the industry, believes that ICE London continues to...

ICE London on course for seventh year of growth

ICE London 2018
Kate Chambers, Managing Director of Clarion Gaming, has placed on record her thanks to both exhibitors and visitors for their ongoing contribution to the ICE London brand at the same time as undertaking to raise standards on the show floor, specifically with regards to the representation of women in line with its commitment to diversity. Reviewing the record breaking 2018...

GBG host UK government department at ICE

GBG Gambling Business Group ICE DCMS
Peter Hannibal, CEO of the influential cross-sector, Gambling Business Group (GBG), has described the introduction of the Consumer Protection Zone at ICE London, as a much needed and powerful initiative.   Speaking in the week following ICE London, he said: "I would like to congratulate Clarion Gaming’s Managing Director Kate Chambers and her team for putting on yet another fantastic edition...

Reflex respond in confident mood to upbeat ICE

Reflex Gaming ICE Leander
Mat Ingram, Chief Product Officer at Reflex Gaming, has praised last week’s edition of ICE London for its ability to deliver what he described as ‘a continuous flow of serious gaming professionals throughout the length of ExCeL and the duration of the show.’   Reflex, which is active in both online and land based gaming verticals, used the comprehensive platform provided...