Tag: Redemption

Sega’s hat-trick of new releases

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This summer will see industry veterans Sega bring three new cutting-edge units to market including the latest in redemption and video. Pixel Chase is Sega’s hit new skill-based redemption game. Simple, fun and intuitive gameplay sees players throw as many balls into the 16 LED lit target holes before the timer runs out. Each target hole lights up in bright...

JNC Sales: Bringing “something different” to the seaside

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JNC Sales is looking to bring something different to the seaside this summer comments managing director Tom Clarke and sales executive Sam Coleman...

Seaside seeing a resurgence of video

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Away from the prevailing discussions of redemption, video gaming units have been enjoying a resurgence of their own amongst Britain’s coastal operators argues Justin Burke, general manager of sales at Sega UK

Harry Levy: A specialist skillset

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With the seaside sector primed for what could be a huge summer three choice cuts from the the sizeable Harry Levy portfolio look set to make waves..

Shazam – Just say the word for best-selling plush

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Shazam has been released in UK cinemas to rave reviews meaning demand for BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe’s official branded plush products look set to skyrocket.

Instance Automatics at the top of its game

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This year the UK-based family company is offering a fantastic range of machines covering video, vending, redemption and amusement..

JNC Sales: Extra Easter excitement

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JNC’s workshop has been busy in recent months preparing used machines for a season of action, but it is the introduction of the company’s newest...

Harry Levy: The turning tides of technology

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Whilst the seaside market is one built on timeless appeal, there is an undercurrent of innovation coursing round the coast says Matthew Deith, commercial director at Harry Levy. From virtual reality to the latest in redemption all by way of cashless payment solutions, the technological innovation present in coastal FECs and arcades is clear for all to see.When this is...

Bulldog is leading the charge for rapid ROI

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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...

Redemption slam dunk with Connect 4 Hoops

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Connect 4 Hoops from Bay Tek was one of the standout redemption units at this year’s EAG and looks set to carry this success into the upcoming summer season says Harry Levy. Very literally rising head and shoulders above the competition the towering Connect 4 Hoops unit combines the classic connect-four game format with an engaging basketball aspect. In the game...

Suzohapp forging the way with specialist redemption solutions

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Suzohapp is a specialist when it comes to serving the redemption sector and offers a wide range of key products, components and solutions primed for success in the burgeoning UK market. Suzohapp has strong regional teams based in Chessington and Salford to support customers up and down the country. The ‘PRO’ brands - designed and manufactured by Suzohapp - encompass...

Bulldog stands firm as branded redemption leader

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With the growth of redemption gaming the hot topic of EAG, Bulldog Games set itself ahead of the trend, showcasing a high-quality range of pushers backed by top level branding and license endorsements. Any visitor to EAG 2019 will attest to the fact that redemption was a key focus for exhibiters, a trend which manufacturer Bulldog Games took to the...

Redemption leads the way for Electrocoin

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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...

Unlocking ticket redemption in the EU

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At this year’s IAPPA, European trade association Euromat organised a meeting on the future of ticket redemption in the EU, in which amusements stakeholders from across Europe discussed the risks and threats the industry faces from a lack of understanding on behalf of politicians. Reflecting on the debate, Bacta national president Gabi Stergides thanked his “European friends” for the meet-up,...

Gambling Commission’s shop floor initiative receives industry plaudits

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Bacta has welcomed the recent initiative undertaken by the Gambling Commission, which saw its chief executive, Neil McArthur, spend a day working at Grand Pier in Weston-super-Mare, helping to refill change machines, shadow workers on the shop floor and give out redemption prizes in the shop. McArthur was launching a new regulator programme aimed at giving its staff a greater...

Semnox premiers first of its kind redemption kiosk

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The all new redemption kiosk from Semnox Solutions is the first of its kind in the industry and offers a fast and hassle-free gift redemption process with customers able to choose the gifts they want and submit the redemption order request...

Licensed redemption: Just the ticket for repeat customers

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Careful curation of select franchise prize goods has turned one-time players into long-term collectors at Kent Amusements in Newcastle, Northern Ireland. Two weeks ago, the announcement was made. Arcade supervisor Dominic O’Reilly of Kent Amusements, Co. Down, posted the news on the arcade’s Instagram and Facebook feeds. Rick and Morty plush - furry renditions of the acclaimed US Adult Swim...

Total redemption solutions

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The world of redemption machines is a broad one, and Suzohapp, under the CompetitionPro brand name, can supply everything necessary to maintain operations in the burgeoning market sector. The market for redemption machines is diverse and to ensure its success Suzohapp offers a whole world of amusement components to be found under the brand name CompetitionPro. Naturally ticket dispensers and tickets...

One big ticket gathers pace

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With the operational benefits clear, and site reports proving positive, the One Big Ticket system from Concept Games is having an impact on the redemption market at an ever increasing pace. Concept Games’ One Big Ticket system is designed to replace the conventional redemption output solution by fitting a thermal printer, and display, in the door of a machine and...

“Crucial community engagements”: How redemption is keeping arcades at sector’s forefront

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Gary Newman, sales executive at JNC, explains how the high-quality community engagements presented by redemption units is keeping the sector at the forefront of the arcade industry. Coinslot: What do you feel the hottest trends this year have been in the redemption machine market place? Gary Newman: “The hottest machines for us have been the games that really encourage communal...

UDC key to the full Park Avenue experience

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The United Distributing Company will be opening the doors of UDC House on 6 June to welcome the coin-op amusement industry along for the day with the entire team on hand, including company founders, father and son Derek and Mark Horwood. Park Avenue is a special event and UDC managing director Mark Horwood thinks its success is simple. “We keep...

Redemption in good stead ahead of summer

Redemption has once more been the talk of the town as we enter the summer season and there is much more to come from the product type comments Sam Coleman, sales executive, JNC Sales. Reflecting on what products have been performing well in the market so far this year, JNC’s Sam Coleman is in no doubt the country is looking...

Making waves at the coast: Bulldog Games MD on why it always pays to listen

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Peter Collinge has enjoyed an illustrious career spread over four decades and including senior operating roles at Gamestec, Games Media and Inspired Gaming. As Operations Director at Leisure Projects where he was responsible for a 150 coastal arcade operation, he got to understand the nuances and unique characteristics of the seaside business, a background that has served him well...

Bandai Namco: For all your redemption needs

  From management solutions to prizes Bandai Namco has all operational bases covered when it comes to redemption gaming.   MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS Prizes from Embed helps arcades to manage redemption easily while offering the best possible customer service. It offers instant updates to inventory and is fully integrated with all leading ticket eaters.It supports magnetic and Playwave contactless cards with up to four...

RLMS: Redemption still going from strength to strength

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The rise of redemption has been an undeniable theme of the last few years. Tony Glanville, MD of RLMS, comments on the burgeoning market sector and the exciting news coming out of Novomatic UK. Coinslot: How do you see the redemption market performing? Tony Glanville: Without a shadow of a doubt the swing in the coastal arcade and holiday park market...

Suzohapp on redemption: A healthy future ahead

  John Vallis, VP gaming and amusements EMEA, SuzoHapp, discusses how the company is helping redemption operators the country over modernise premises to best drive performance.   Coinslot: How do you assess the UK redemption market? John Vallis: We see the UK as the most important market for redemption in Europe.We have a culture that enables people of all ages to enjoy redemption...

Redemption reigns supreme

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Redemption has been rising in prominence and performance for FECs for some time, and over on the Kentish coast, manager of Playtime Amusements Steve Dawson believes its influence now dominates the seaside sector.   Operating three FECs on the Kentish coast, Cain’s Amusements is expanding its redemption offering in Coin Castle, one of its two Leysdown-on-Sea venues, in preparation for the...

The Arkade changes redemption kiosk strategy

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After 23 years of exchanging tickets for prizes in one location, the redemption kiosk of The Arkade in Minehead, Somerset is being moved to a new home on the FEC’s floor.   Owner Marcus Kravis explained that the kiosk’s updated position provides a better view for both staff and players, as well as freeing up some room for new equipment. “Where we...

Moving towards a seamless player experience

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An increased focus on a streamlined user experience and retail-grade prizes has led to a redemption boom, according to sales manager at Bandai Namco, Steve Short, and going forward signs look just as positive.   What products, or innovations is Bandai Namco bringing to the redemption market? “BNAE has always innovated in this sector, because we could see the potential, for family...

Making the most of fertile market conditions

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Tony Glanville, managing director, RLMS Sales, comments on the state of the UK redemption market, and the continued importance of prize offerings in the sector. And the future, it seems, is bright.   Redemption appears to be increasingly popular with consumers, why do you think this is? “Players want to be entertained and rewarded with prizes and redemption ticks both those boxes....