Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: innovation

Camelot confirms record National Lottery ticket sales

Camelot confirms record National Lottery ticket sales
Tokyo 2020 and strong retail recovery powers UK lottery growth as the amount generated for good causes tops £45 billion.

We must be allowed to innovate, urges Bacta president Greg Wood

Greg Wood Bacta AGM
Like presidents before him, Bacta’s Greg Wood believes a focus on player safety is the heart of the industry’s continued long term success, but he is also determined that innovation - the brain of the industry - should be given more freedom in the upcoming gambling review.

Andrew Ludlow:“There was a palpable focus on forward investment and a desire to explore solutions”

NRM Group ACOS 2021
It was their first showing at ACOS, and for NRM, it was well worth the wait. “It was a really strong event and one that exceeded our expectations,” NRM Group managing director Andrew Ludlow noted.

OKTO bags three prestigious nominations in SBC Awards

Simon Dorsen OKTO SBC Award nominations
OKTO has confirmed its status as the gaming industry’s leading digital payment solutions provider, having been nominated in three Payments Categories in this year’s SBC Awards.

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.

Majestic Bingo working on next original game after Don’t Find The 9 success

Majestic Bingo Don't Find The 9 Eric Howell
After earning a nomination for Innovator of the Year at the upcoming International Gaming Awards, Majestic Bingo is continuing to invest in new ideas to bring excitement and theatre to its clubs, with operations director Eric Howell revealing a new development is underway in the form of a fixed odds game with a rollover jackpot.

Majestic Bingo named as finalist for IGA Innovation award

Majestic Bingo Innovation Awards finalist
Majestic Bingo has been selected as a finalist for the Innovator of the Year (Operator) category at the annual International Gaming Awards set to be held this September.

Interview call for pub machine history book

Peter Weir book machine history
Author and machine supplier Peter Weir is calling on members of the pub machine manufacturing and supply industry to share memories of the sector between the years of 1968 and 2018 for an upcoming book.

Bacta puts innovation in focus for 2020

John White Bacta business rates
Over the past decade, restrictive technical standards and prohibitive regulations having been holding the industry’s innovators back. This year, however, Bacta...

Buzz Bingo wins hat-trick of awards

Buzz Bingo, wins, awards, innovation
Buzz Bingo has been crowned innovator of the year by the 2019 International Gaming Awards in addition to winning “best new bingo site” and “best Playtech bingo site” at the BingoPort Player’s Choice Awards. The brand picked up the innovation award for the way in which it allows its land- based customers to extend their play experience into online -...

Innovation and reliability go hand in hand for Electrocoin

Electrocoin Innovation reliability jackpot UK gaming market
Offering a combination of “familiarity and a higher jackpot” Electrocoin’s brand new B4 product proved the star of the stand at ICE 2019, alongside sure-fire hits for the UK gaming market. Innovation was a topic forefront in the minds of attendees at this year’s ICE, something which manufacturer and supplier Electrocoin kept at the heart of its offering. With the firm...

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...

Wexel Gaming showcase British innovation to the international bingo market

Wexel Gaming, bingo market, uk, innovation
After a successful EAG, Hull-based digital bingo manufacturer Wexel Gaming returned to the ExCel on 5 February with a more international market in mind for its linked bingo solutions. Wexel Gaming exhibited its collection of digital bingo solutions in ICE 2019’s bustling Bingo Pavillion last week, with the manufacturer looking to appeal to the expo’s international audience. Showcasing several different systems...

The industry must be allowed to innovate, says Bacta CEO John White

Industry, triennial, Bacta, innovation
Costs are rising, stakes and prizes have remained stagnant, and the high-street economy is struggling. In the next gaming review (which, in theory, would be this year), the industry must be given “new categories of machines to allow us to innovate”, says Bacta CEO John White. With dust finally setting on the Triennial Review decision, and stakes and prizes on...

Innovation key to changing ‘High street low’, says Ken Scott

high street, innovation, uk, industry
The warning signs are there according to the latest footfall statistics on Britain’s high streets. A resilient industry must become even more resilient and, suggests Ken Scott, ever more innovative. Just what you want going into Christmas, some festive cheer from the economy - footfall on high streets up and down the country fell 3.2 percent in November compared to...

Mad about TwoBit Circus

TwoBit Circus, FEC
Who said innovation in amusements was dead? Chris Webster has seen the beautiful truth for himself - and it comes in the form of a circus. Last Thursday I saw the future of destination entertainment. Hyperbole this is not. TwoBit Circus is a self-professed “micro amusement arcade” which first opened its doors in Downtown LA’s Arts District in September. Housed in what...

Bingo hall revamp aims to cross X Factor with Who Wants To Be a Millionaire

bingo hall, Hartlepool, Carlton Bingo club
The traditional British bingo hall is set for makeover from the founder of ping pong bar Bounce and mini golf club Puttshack. Adam Breeden, founder of Social Entertainment Ventures says his version of the British favourite - called HiJingo! - will be combine Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, the X Factor, and a rock gig. "We are in the process...