Saturday, January 29, 2022

Tag: Novomatic UK

Bacta picks up plaudits at its annual convention

Bacta picks up plaudits at its annual convention
Following last week’s AGM, politicians and Bacta members have both “acknowledged the thorough and effective work of the trade association”. In a dispatch issued by the trade body, we get a glimpse of how Bacta’s work has been reaching out to people. In its very own words, here’s the association’s review in its post AGM release.

Speeding up the SR agenda

Elizabeth Speed Bacta SR Exchange agenda
In the run-up to the Bacta SR exchange which takes place on November 10, Coinslot caught up with Elizabeth Speed, General Counsel, Novomatic UK and chair of Bacta’s social responsibility committee.

Bacta opens portal to improved management and customer tools

Bacta portal goes live
Bacta’s innovative Portal, which allows gambling venues to maintain paperless records of all their customer interactions and self-exclusions, has gone live today. A year in the making, the technological offering will enable members to hone in on efficiencies and develop their social responsibility activities.

‘EUROMAT’S biggest challenge is addressing the ignorance that exists amongst policy makers and politicians about our industry’

Jason Frost EUROMAT re-elected
Jason Frost has been reappointed President of EUROMAT and the former Bacta National President wants to waste no time implementing what is an ambitious pipeline of initiatives and campaigns.

Budget 2021 response – part 3

Budget 2021 response - Admiral AGC
The global giant Open earlier and clarify state aid limits, otherwise our high streets will be damaged not protected ZANE MERSICH CEO NOVOMATIC UK LIMITED Novomatic UK CEO Zane Mersich argues that the industry continues to be forgotten when it comes to the decision making process and that it’s imperative the operator’s venues are allowed to open with the rest of the high...

‘Cash Crash’: How Covid is killing off real money

Which? survey Cash Crisis - covid killing off real money
A survey conducted by the respected consumer champion Which? Illustrates the parlous state of cash and why the high street gambling entertainment sector must be able to offer a choice of payment methods in order to remain relevant.

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

Industry calls on government to deliver life-saving funds to supply chain before it’s too late

supply chain Dransfield van
If proof were needed of the serious troubles facing the hospitality and amusements sector supply chain, then the 20 personal experiences shared in this week’s Coinslot tells it all

Paul Terroni: A chance to reinstate the triennial review

Paul Terroni Novomatic UK 2020 Review
The events of the past year were totally unexpected but a clear warning sign that the years of underinvestment by past governments in the NHS cannot continue and long lasting investment must be made. The world has to be better prepared to cope with future virus outbreaks as its clear that others will occur.

Paul Terroni: It’s always darkest before the dawn

Paul Terroni Novomatic UK
Whilst acknowledging this year as having been “incredibly tough”, Novomatic UK’s head of business strategy Paul Terroni has urged amusement stakeholders to hold on just a little longer - and ride the wave of a resurgent economy (and new Gambling Act) in 2021.

Could misunderstanding be a threat to AGCs?

Admiral Manchester AGCs
If lockdown has achieved one thing, it’s raised attention to the key role AGCs play on Britain’s high streets. Or more appropriately, the key role they play but are not recognised for. Steph Norbury talks to Bacta about the need for the governing bodies to understand the value of AGCs and how much investment the likes of Gauselmann and Novomatic are putting into their venues and delivering top grade value for money entertainment across the UK.

Novomatic UK selects Gamblewise SR tool for AGCs

Admiral Gamblewise roll out
Providing its customers with even more options for safer gambling, Novomatic UK has began rolling out Gamblewise, a social responsibility tool that uses..

NOVOMATIC UK Gaming Technology Group sold to Inspired Entertainment

Novomatic Inspired
NOVOMATIC UK, has confirmed (2 October 2019) the completion of the sale of its UK Gaming Technology Group to Inspired Entertainment.

Punching way above its height: Prismatic Lo Boy set for ACOS launch

Prismatic Lo Boy ACOS launch
After a summer of being weighed, measured, and found exceeding expectations, Astra’s new Prismatic Lo Boy Cat C will debut at this year’s Autumn Coin-Op..

Latest Prismatic figures prove its worth with UK manufacturing delivering £7m extra revenue to sector

There was little doubt in industry minds that Novomatic’s Prismatic innovation was a machine of note. But just how many notes came into sharp focus this..

Inspired announces deal for Novomatic UK’s Gaming Technology Group

inspired novomatic
Inspired Entertainment has announced that is has entered into an agreement to acquire Novomatic UK's Gaming Technology Group for £94.4m ($120m). As per the deal Inspired Entertainment will take control of the full range of B3, C and D gaming terminals currently operational in UK pubs, arcades, motorway service areas and holiday resorts under the Novomatic UK Gaming Technology Group...

The Prismatic phenomenon!

Ian Shreeve Prismatic
Ian Shreeve, sales and marketing director responsible for Astra Games and Bell-Fruit Games, explains how proven content from the best games developers..

Prismatic is building the cash box and expanding the player base

Prismatic £100 top cabinet
The Prismatic digital gaming terminal, which was unveiled by Novomatic UK at January’s EAG, is earning a reputation for being the industry's stand-out..

RLMS secure Prismatic production run as demand increases

RLMS Sales Prismatic
A cashbox that on average is up by 40 percent across Pub Retail is, according to RLMS Sales Managing Director, Tony Glanville, the stand out reason why Novomatic UK’s Prismatic digital gaming terminal is the most talked about and the most in demand product on the market...

Zane Mersich and the delivery of “the best mix of machines on the high street”

Novomatic Inspired
Zane Mersich, CEO at Novomatic UK, explains how Luxury Leisure Talarius is poised to take full advantage of April’s reduction in the FOBT stake and how a mixture of great product, brilliant customer service and staff with ‘personality’ combine to bring the brand proposition to life...

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...

Bacta members play their part in Responsible Gambling success

Responsible Gambling Week
Bacta member companies throughout the country have played a full and active part helping to make the second Responsible Gambling Week a success.   Billed as a national conversation surrounding what constitutes Responsible Gambling, the initiative was designed to trigger conversations between customers and staff working across the spectrum of gaming establishments including AGCs, bingo clubs and FECs. Alongside training programmes...

Stuart McPhee assumes new role at Bell-Fruit

Stuart McPhee Bell-Fruit
Bell-Fruit has confirmed the appointment of former Gambling Commission senior manager, Stuart McPhee to the newly created post of Director of Compliance. ..

Bell-Fruit’s Big Bank Theory, ‘Eclipses’ the competition

Big Bank Theory Bell Fruit
Bell-Fruit, one of the most famous names in low stake gaming, enters the key 2018/9 show season in buoyant mood, reporting what Sales and Marketing Director Ian Shreeve is describing as ‘exceptional test figures’ for its latest analogue AWP, ‘Big Bank Theory’...

At the double as Astra increases ACOS presence by 100 percent

Visitors attending October’s Autumn Coin-Op Show will have little difficulty finding the Astra stand with the celebrated games developer, which has been responsible for high earning titles including Party Games Slotto, Reel King, Bullion Bars and Party Time, opting to double the size of its 2017 presence. Astra, which is part of the Novomatic UK group of companies, will be...

Bulldog spirit on show at EAG

Bulldog Games Novomatic EAG
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...

Zane Mersich: Encouraging signs in challenging times

Coinslot - Zane Mersich NOVOMATIC comment
In Astra Games’ 2016 Annual Report, Zane Mersich the CEO of Novomatic UK provides a strategic report detailing Astra’s future developments to remain at the forefront of an industry on the up.   Mersich said: "The company’s performance will be supported by the continued slow improvement in the general state of the economy resulting in higher levels of discretionary spend available...

Luxury Leisure makes green field debut in Portsmouth

Coinslot - Luxury Leisure Admiral
Portsmouth’s town centre has been graced with a new Admiral Casino venue, completed end-to-end by Luxury Leisure’s new in-house team.   National AGC operator Luxury Leisure, part of Novomatic UK, is celebrating its debut green field store opening with the completion of a new Admiral Casino venue in Portsmouth, Hampshire. The venue, located on Commercial Road in the town centre, places the...

Boulton joins Gamestec Playnation as commercial director

Coinslot - Phil Boulton Gamestec Playnation
Gamestec Playnation, part of the Novomatic UK group of companies, has appointed Phil Boulton as its new commercial director.   Effective from 1 June, Boulton will replace current commercial director Rod Hyde who has decided to leave the company to pursue other interests. A seasoned industry professional, Boulton is currently group projects director with Novomatic UK, and prior to that he was...

RLMS: The summer supply of B3 machine content

Coinslot - Summer b3 Machines RLMS
With a whole host of games for the B3 sector, RLMS has a top range of titles for this summer including Project’s Mega Bars Big Cash.   With one of the most experienced teams in the business, RLMS Sales not only brings a top range of Cat B3 games to the sector, but also market-leading knowledge. The national distributor, part of Novomatic...