Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: USA

Is the US setting a trend? Florida’s largest FEC goes for cashless option

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So, is the US driving the marketplace? Is the cashless train heading this way sometime soon? The trend and evidence across the Atlantic is certainly..

UK keeps an eye on the loot as America investigates

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The growth in popularity of so-called “loot-boxes” in video games has proved sufficiently alarming that the US Federal Trade Commission is set to launch an official inquiry on the subject. The boxes of randomised content - which can enhance or adapt gameplay - can be either won by players or purchased for hard currency. Such is their coveted status that...

Fun Factory announces California location

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Hawaii-based FEC chain Fun Factory continues to expand across the mainland USA with a new location in Valencia, California.   Like Fun Factory’s other 16 locations throughout Hawaii and the continental US, the Valencia store expands on the unique Fun Factory guest experience and relies on the Embed system for point of sale, redemption center management, and the cashless operation of...

Las Vegas to host Amusement Expo 2017

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Scores of operators are expected to get lucky at the Amusement Expo International 2018 in Las Vegas next spring.   The three-day event will begin with a keynote presentation, followed by seminars from industry leaders who will cover current trends, opportunities and challenges for the global amusements industry. The next two days will be dedicated to the exhibit hall, where exhibitors and...

Lucky 13 for Embed and Nickels and Dimes’ Tilt Studios

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The Tilt Studio premiere FECs chain, owned by Nickels and Dime’s, is opening a number of new venues to be fitted by Embed this summer taking the total number to 13.   With three new Tilt Studio locations opening in Hawaii in the next month, Nickels and Dimes continues to rely on Embed as their preferred cashless, point of sale and...

LA man clocks up 2,000 days in a row at Disneyland

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The Deccan Chronicle is reporting that a Los Angeles man has visited the Californian Disneyland Resort for a mammoth 2,000 days in a row.   Jeff Reitz, 44, has made his pilgrimage to the self-titled “The Happiest Place on Earth” every single day since 1 January 2012 which is an awful lot of happiness for one man to ingest, even in...

“100 arcade game” FEC Pizzeria to open in California

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A new concept Pizzeria-FEC, John’s Incredible Pizza Company, is preparing to open its doors in NewPark Mall, California. The giant restaurant features several themed dining rooms, including Tahoe-style “Cabin Fever”, the kids favourite “Toon Time Theatre” and a “Hall of Fame” sports room. But the main attraction is a 65,000 square foot FEC replete with bowling alleys, mini golf, bumper...

LAI Games follows up successful IAAPA with Betson Texas Open House

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LAI Games will be showcasing its two most successful games from IAAPA last month at the Betson Texas Open House this Thursday, December 8, 2016. LAI Games will be following up its recent success in Orange County by displaying its most popular products from at the Betson Texas Open House on Thursday December 8th, 2016. The new games, HYPERshoot and Let’s...

IAAPA attendance grows as show confirms record-breaking year

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The organisers of the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 reports new records for attendance and trade show floor space at show’s largest event yet. Attendance figures for the IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 (IAAPA) have broken all previous turnout records as over 35,000 visitors gathered in Orlando last week. This year’s edition of IAAPA took place across the largest trade show floor in...

Digital Centre to bring ‘LED Revolution’ to IAAPA 2016

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Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Digital Centre will be showcasing technological breakthroughs when it returns to IAAPA in 2016. Leading coin-op and party rental booth supplier Digital Centre are inviting attendees to experience an 'LED Revolution’ when they visit the company’s booth at this month’s IAAPA 2016. Digital Centre, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary, will be unveiling three flagship products based...

IAAPA Attractions Expo 2016 Boasts Largest Show Floor in Event History

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November’s IAAPA Attractions Expo prepares to open its largest event since the exhibition began nearly 100 years ago. The 2016 edition of IAAPA Attractions Expo (Nov. 14-18, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florid) is set to be the largest in the event's 98-year history, surpassing the previous record of 568,800 square feet which was set in 2001. More...

US casino industry pushes for sports-betting at G2E

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It wasn’t just promo girls and slot machines at this year’s Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas – where the US casino trade set its sights squarely on the legalising of sports-betting. The casino trade’s annual Global Gaming Expo (2016) in Las Vegas may have boasted the year’s  latest and greatest in terms gaming product, but it was the legalisation of...