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THIS IS GROUNDBREAKING! Aristocrat begins build of new Las Vegas campus â„¢


INNOVATION FROM THE GROUND UP

Aristocrat has broken ground and begun construction of its new campus in west Las Vegas. More than 700 of Aristocrat’s Las Vegas-based employees will be positioned in the new location, which will feature a cutting-edge, open-space design.

“Aristocrat is employee-driven and customer-focused, and this new building is a symbol of those commitments. Yes, the building will be fantastic; however, it’s what’s inside the building that sets us apart – that is our people,” said Matt Wilson, Aristocrat’s Managing Director of the Americas.

are all in – we are committed to Las Vegas as a company and as a community,” Wilson said. The campus’ close proximity to Downtown Summerlin® will provide Aristocrat’s employees with a broad range of dining, shopping, entertainment, and other lifestyle options.

Project architect is EV&A Architects; interior “We are very pleased to be working on this projarchitect is HOK; and the developer’s general ect with The Howard Hughes Corporation as contractor is Martin Harris Construction. they share our vision for building a best-in-class facility. The location we have selected will enable us to provide our employees and our customers with a world-class campus,” said Mark Dunn, Aristocrat’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

Located in the master-planned community of Summerlin®, a development of The Howard Hughes Corporation®, the new campus will consist of two three-story buildings encompassing approximately 180,000 square feet. The three-story structures—approximately 90,000 square feet each—will reflect the high standard of design for which the community is known. Aristocrat has committed to a 15-year, build-toThe campus is expected to be completed in suit lease with The Howard Hughes Corporation. late 2018. “We are signing a multi-year lease, meaning we

Main image: Artist's impression of the new Aristocrat campus. Left: The Aristocrat team at the groundbreaking event.

Top: Matt Wilson, Aristocrat's Managing Director of the Americas, discusses plans with NV Gov. Brian Sandoval.

Above: NV Gov. Brian Sandoval (center) with Aristocrat employees Mary MacDonald (left) and Anastasia Ahumada (right).


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COVER STORY

AGEM’s Defining Year

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From working with the industry on vital issues to expanding the reach of member gaming companies internationally, the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers logged a productive year. Here are 12 significant AGEM accomplishments, including a Q&A with new AGEM President Tom Nieman.

THE EVENTS G2E Keynote Address

FEATURE

Making Connections

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Roberta Perry, senior vice president, business development for Edwards Technologies, Inc. and president, Roberta Perry & Associates

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Systems technology has made it easier than ever for casino operators to connect with customers. G2E will highlight some of the newest ways to connect. BY DAVE BONTEMPO

DEPARTMENTS

Focus on Sports Betting

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iGaming Congress

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Global Gaming Women at G2E

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Casino Entertainment Awards

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GGB Gaming & Technology Awards

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Cintas Ultra-Lounge Fashion Show

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G2E Welcome BY GEOFF FREEMAN

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WHAT, WHERE, WHEN?

Casino Communications

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G2E At-A-Glance

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Conference Program

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G2E Exhibit Floor Map

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G2E Exhibitor Directory

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with Melissa Ashley, Senior Vice President, Reed Exhibitions

Progressive Products

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A guide to innovation on the G2E floor BY FRANK LEGATO

CORPORATE PROFILES 60 62 64 66

Agilysys AGS Ainsworth Game Technology Aristocrat Technologies/ VGT

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CountR GMBH IGT Crane Payment Innovations Duetto JCM Global Eclipse Gaming Everi Konami Gaming GLI Incredible Technologies

76 Scientific Games 77 Inspired Entertainment 77 Novomatic Americas 78 YWS Design & Architecture 79 Quixant 79 Rymax Marketing Services 80 SenSen Networks 80 Table Trac


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Welcome to G2E 2017 WELCOME

Gaming’s largest trade show promises to drive industry forward

14TH ANNUAL

2017

G2E PREVIEW STAFF

Roger Gros, PUBLISHER rgros@ggbmagazine.com Frank Legato, EDITOR flegato@ggbmagazine.com Robert Rossiello, ART DIRECTOR rross@casinoconnection.com John Buyachek

BY GEOFF FREEMAN

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he casino gaming industry is in a state within our industry: eSports. At this year’s of growth and evolution as a reboundG2E, attendees will be transported to the ing economy and new advancements in casino floor of the future, where they can technology push our industry forward. explore what an eSports arena will look like Global Gaming Expo 2017 (G2E) will push and what’s currently driving customer the boundaries of the international gaming engagement. They’ll also be able to discover and hospitality trades even further when it the proper methods of how to build a seamreturns to Las Vegas this October, delivering less customer experience. a flurry of cutting-edge gaming innovations Whether eSports becomes a widespread and an army of esteemed experts. gambling product or not, it’s argued to be a G2E 2017 will serve as a platform to key component of the integrated resort of the prepare attendees for the rapidly growing future. However, two areas already a part of and evolving casino gaming landscape—hitthe integrated resort experience and the casiting on the industry’s hottest topics; includno floor of the future are virtual reality and ing the legalization of sports betting, evomobile technology. Casino games have lution of game play and the integrated evolved from their original designs to attract resort and casino floor of the future. Of all the industry’s next generation of players. these topics, the one Virtual reality and skillthat’s driving the most based games offer new, buzz is the prospect of dynamic ways for players AGA launched the legalized sports betting interact with games American Sports Betting to across the country. and compete against one Coalition, bringing a On the heels of the another. In addition, United States Supreme emerging technology modern approach to Court’s decision to hear trends to make the cussports betting. New Jersey’s appeal to tomer experience more the federal sports betting enjoyable and seamless ban, G2E will again explore the benefits of a will be on display at this year’s show. legal, regulated sports betting market. In Further enhancements to the slot June, AGA launched the American Sports machines and table games that have been a Betting Coalition, bringing together law driving force behind our industry’s growth enforcement, state’s rights advocates, mayors will also be on display this year. Attendees and others in support of a modern approach will see new games from some of the world’s to sports betting that allows states to decide most recognizable franchises as gaming supwhether it’s right for them. pliers and equipment manufactures continue With an estimated $150 billion wagered to drive innovation that appeals to a broad illegally each year in the United States, and ever-changing customer base. attendees will get to hear how a legal, reguG2E 2017 promises to challenge our lated market will open the door for new revindustry to think differently about the enue opportunities for local communities future. This year’s show will advance our across the country. Since the beginning of industry by showcasing legalized sports betthe year, eight states have introduced legisting, eSports, skill-based gaming and other lation to allow sports betting once the fedemerging trends that will grow casino gameral ban is lifted. These conversations and ing’s footprint from a $240 billion industry more will be at the forefront of G2E in 2017 today to a $300 billion industry tomorrow. I as industry experts and leading voices within look forward to seeing you in October. the professional sports community debate Geoff Freeman is president and CEO of the the benefits of legalized sports betting. American Gaming Association. Follow him on Sports betting’s popularity has also given Twitter: @GeoffFreemanAGA. way to the rise of another emerging trend 6 | G2E Preview 2017

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jbchek@ggbmagazine.com Floyd Sembler BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

fsembler@ggbmagazine.com Becky Kingman-Gros, CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER bkingros@ggbmagazine.com CONTRIBUTING EDITORS

Dave Bontempo, Pamela Jones and Erica Sweeney COLUMNISTS

Geoff Freeman EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD PRESIDENT, ARMENI ENTERPRISES

Rino Armeni,

• Mark A. Birtha,

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, HARD ROCK INTERNATIONAL

• Julie Brinkerhoff-Jacobs, PRESIDENT, LIFESCAPES INTERNATIONAL

• Nicholas Casiello Jr.,

SHAREHOLDER, FOX ROTHSCHILD

• Jeffrey Compton,

PUBLISHER, CDC E-REPORTS

• Geoff Freeman, PRESIDENT & CEO, AMERICAN GAMING ASSOCIATION

• Dean Macomber, PRESIDENT, MACOMBER INTERNATIONAL, INC.

• Stephen Martino,

DIRECTOR, MARYLAND LOTTERY AND GAMING CONTROL AGENCY

• Jim Rafferty,

PRESIDENT, RAFFERTY & ASSOCIATES

• Thomas Reilly,

GENERAL MANAGER, ACSC PRODUCT GROUP EASTERN REGION VICE PRESIDENT, BALLY SYSTEMS

• Steven M. Rittvo,

FOUNDER, THE INNOVATION GROUP

• Katherine Spilde, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SYCUAN GAMING INSTITUTE, SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY • Ernie Stevens, Jr., CHAIRMAN, NATIONAL INDIAN GAMING ASSOCIATION

• Roy Student,

PRESIDENT, APPLIED MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

• David D. Waddell, PARTNER, REGULATORY MANAGEMENT COUNSELORS PC CASINO CONNECTION INTERNATIONAL, LLC.

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CASINO COMMUNICATIONS

Melissa Ashley, Senior Vice President, Reed Exhibitions

n her first year with Global Gaming Expo, Melissa Ashley expects to welcome a record number of exhibitors and attendees to gaming’s most important trade show and conference. Ashley joined Reed Exhibitions in September 2015 as senior vice president. She oversees a diverse portfolio of events that includes the National Hardware Show and Vision Expo in addi-

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G2E PREVIEW: Melissa, this is your first

year at G2E. Tell us how you expect the show to grow this year. MELISSA ASHLEY: G2E continues to grow and evolve alongside the industry it serves. Attendees will enjoy an expanded conference program featuring new tracks, speakers and topics. Our Integrated Resort Experience offerings, which highlight products and service complementary to the core gaming products, will also be more expansive. After working on the show for several months, I’m looking forward to seeing it all come together. Tell us how the Integrated Resort Experience, now in its third year, will be different and better this year. This year we’re excited to be incorporating service providers and products that are complementary elements to our core gaming throughout the show floor, within our education program and into our networking events. This evolving part of the industry provides exciting opportunities for the future, so expect to see it progressing as we innovate and grow. What are some of the networking opportunities for G2E attendees this year? Our attendees continue to tell us that one of the main reasons they love our event is for the networking; we are thrilled to once again host an opening night welcome reception, as well as some special networking opportunities for tribal gaming, women in gaming, Privileges Members and more. What are you doing to ensure that tribal government gaming remains a big part of the show? 8 | G2E Preview 2017

tion to G2E. Ashley’s most recent position was as vice president of events, cross platform businesses at Bloomberg BNA. Now in its 16th year, G2E continues to be “of the industry, by the industry,” and Ashley says the advances made in both the conference and exhibit side will be noteworthy.

Tribal gaming is a large part of our education program and as always, the Tribal Gaming track is comprehensive. Developed in collaboration with the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA), again this year we have exceptional educational programming and a special networking opportunity in the NIGA lounge (Booth #4408) on Tuesday, October 3, 12:45 p.m.–2 p.m. Tell us about the tools that G2E is offering to assist both exhibitors and attendees to get the most out of the show. We have several tools to help our customers, including a comprehensive recommendations program, mobile application and lead scanning app. For our attendees, the mobile app and overall recommendations program are designed to help them manage their time efficiently by finding exhibitors, products and events that specifically serve their business needs. Coming to G2E this year, we will have a dedicated booth on the show floor designed to support the digital recommendations and further assist attendees with finding the right leads and opportunities. The official Mobile App for G2E can be found in the App Store and Google Play store for free download. The app offers the most current information, including recently booked exhibitors, an interactive floor plan, event schedules and more. We hope our attendees and exhibitors will use the app, brought to you by Konami, to make the most of their time at G2E. For our exhibitors, we have a leadcapture app, designed to assist our

exhibitors with badge scanning during the show, and for tracking and importing of the leads into their own CRM post-show. These tools are designed to help our customers build their businesses and continue the conversations they start at G2E. The G2E show floor has been reconfigured in many ways. Tell us how that’s going to benefit the attendees and exhibitors. As our non-gaming sectors continue to grow and we look at the Integrated Resort Experience, we decided to expand and intersperse all of these great companies throughout more areas of the show floor. We also took customer feedback about the keynote sessions and are excited to share that we will hold the keynotes on our Special Events Stage on the show floor (Hall D). This should accommodate our customers’ needs to have quick access to the show floor for a prompt start with meetings and appointments each morning. The floor is also home to many different areas devoted to special disciplines, like table games, iGaming, security & surveillance and more. Does this work for both exhibitors and attendees? Our show team takes pride in collecting feedback from both exhibitors and attendees through surveys and conversations had both during and after the show. We strive to leverage this feedback to make improvements for our customers. This approach has continued to guide us as we bring in new and different components both within and outside of the traditional gaming space, and you will see that when you walk the floor.


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Staying in touch with your customer 24/7 is the latest industry trend By Dave Bontempo

IGT’s Cardless Connect

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he industry knows it as the Global Gaming Expo, the crossroads of gaming commerce, innovation and networking. The players know it as “The Show,” a bellwether event for varied exhibitors, operators and vendors. In many respects, it’s an assessment of what they’ve orchestrated in the past year. If the rollouts impress this high-profile audience, optimism abounds. Bring out the innovations; it’s time to dazzle. Time to build bridges and present solutions, for G2E 2017 impacts revenue in 2018. Big companies relish this summit of gaming power brokers, while small outfits try to make this the year they unveil a game-changer. From whatever perspective, everyone points to The Show. One of their themes this year is communicating with the player.

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atrons and operators have long known International Game Technology’s footprint on the big picture. This multinational gaming, lottery and interactive giant, headquartered in London with major offices in Rome, Providence, Rhode Island, and Las Vegas, is known for major innovations. IGT has a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world. It has also mastered the small details. Just as a giant car manufacturer needs small parts, IGT showcases products that 10 | G2E Preview 2017

interact with the big machines. Witness a set of “Great Communicators,” which expedite customer service and establish the means for operators to reward top players. This lineup includes Cardless Connect, which busts the concept of long lines, enabling patrons to quickly begin playing via this phone app. This product becomes a virtual card on the phone. Players tap the phone into the reader at a slot machine and load funds. There is no cash or ticket to retrieve, or possibly lose, when moving between games. Cardless Connect also saves operators the expense needed to handle the cash. Lost and forgotten cards are no longer a frustrating barrier to play as smartphones and apps become standard procedure, for all demographics. Operators also avoid the expense of printing and re-printing loyalty cards. Players are already used to mobile wallets from Starbucks and Apple. The Cardless Connect transfer functionality is safe and secure, since funds are never on the phone, IGT officials indicate. Its EZ Pay software does the heavy lifting of transferring funds from the player’s account to the EGM. Cardless Connect isn’t just an app for millennials, officials contend. It’s great for locals, frequent players and even age groups like baby boomers, who continually improve their adaptability to social media. Two other information ambassadors, “Message Blast” and “Point Pursuit,” are communicated directly through a slot machine and IGT’s Service Window product. Message Blast provides a personalized player experience to increase the value of a property’s club and to drive membership, officials indicate. It targets players with the right mes-


sage at the right time, improving advertising and ensuring timely communications. Message Blast is considered a powerful hosting tool with branded Lucky Chip bonuses. Players love to receive the star treatment. Casinos can market to individuals or groups of players directly with messages at their game. They could include a Happy Birthday greeting, a good luck wish to bowlers, a buffet special or a timed offer saying perhaps that only 50 gold-member tickets remain for a particular show. Point Pursuit enables operators to instantly reward loyal players while increasing play. Operators can immediately deliver random or fixed amounts of promotionally funded Xtra Credit non-cashable rewards for achieving point accrual levels. Point Pursuit rewards are delivered in real time during play sessions. And with the ability to message and celebrate your promotion on the Service Window, AVP digital top glass and sb NexGen II multimedia displays, an operator can customize the presentation of awards using dynamic and eye-catching content from an extensive application theme library. Point Pursuit increases revenue by more intelligently targeting rewards and boosting player spend-per-visit and carded pay with goal-oriented awards, company officials say. It delivers branded promotions that differentiate one’s property, increase the value of players clubs Scientific Games’ and drive membership. Point BetVIEW and its latest Lord of the Pursuit can be a catalyst to Rings slot game convert infrequent players into loyal slot customers. Operators have flexibility in how it is used. The casino can award random or fixed amounts of promotionally funded Xtra Credit, non-cashable awards. It can scale rewards to the value of the player based on ranking. Point Pursuit can configure multiple earnings tiers and select the award for achieving each level. Point Pursuit can also integrate with IGT Media Manager to celebrate awards in AVP digital top boxes.

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as Vegas-based Scientific Games has long been the industry leader on the systems side, and its casino management systems have been at the forefront of player interactivity. The iView Display Manager (DM) service window has been a conduit for a wealth of customized loyalty rewards through the Bally Elite Bonusing Suite, or EBS.

The EBS allows operators to tailor rewards and promotions to the individual player, with events such as Virtual Racing and sweepstakes contests available to the player without leaving the slot machine. One new addition to the system is BetVIEW, which allows players to affect the value of their own rewards by making additional bets. Under this system, players can make additional bets on the loyalty games offered as part of the EBS. Using their game meter credits, players can place additional wagers on secondary games like floor-wide tournaments, virtual races, casino-run lotteries, roulette, keno, and more, without leaving their machines. Another new features of the Scientific Games systems lineup is Bally Power Rewards. With this technology, promotions work across multiple departments including slots, tables, keno and all other departments where the casino may offer patrons rewards. When Bally Power Rewards are used on the slot floor, rewards can be downloaded directly from the slot machine. Credits can even be used to promote increased play for chosen time periods, locations or individual players. Another feature called Power Loyalty enables casinos to extend their loyalty program to retail locations within and outside of their property, allowing players to redeem points, coupons and comps instantly, not only on the casino floor, but also at retail outlets partnered with the casino. Power Loyalty combines a point-of-sale application that runs on a tablet device provided by Scientific Games and an administrative web application that runs on a PC. Both applications connect securely to the casino management system using cloud-based security.

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utting-edge advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning and predictive analytics have been revolutionizing how businesses communicate with their customers, but most of those advancements have yet to make it to the casino industry. That will change, according to Las Vegas-based OfferCraft, the young startup intent on gamifying marketing and HR experiences. At G2E, the company will unfurl a set of artificial intelligence advancements it has been rolling out to casinos around the world. Founded by Aron Ezra, former head of mobile for Bally Technologies, OfferCraft’s software re-imagines how casinos communicate with their players in real time. It makes casino G2E Preview 2017 | 11


thing else?’” Ezra says. “‘Would you rather have 10,000 bonus points? Or a free appetizer? Or discounted tickets to tonight’s show? Or do you want to give this reward to someone else?’ The reward changes itself. This dramatically increases the chances of the patron redeeming the incentive, while simultaneously collecting customer preference data.” That’s a unique twist on making customers an offer they can’t refuse. If they pass on the offer, update it. The OfferCraft system allows incentives to change themselves even after they have been distributed. This augments the traditional approach of communicating with customers only according to past spending patterns.

OfferCraft’s systems use artificial intelligence for player communications

communications far more personalized and adaptive to customer behavior. “One of our major technological breakthroughs was to use artificial intelligence to essentially put a brain inside of all messaging and communications,” Ezra says. “We allow these messages to ‘think’ for themselves and change themselves if they’re being ignored or not prompting the desired action from a recipient.” OfferCraft officials believe more people end up engaging with marketing messages and redeeming incentives that use this approach. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Delaware reported in a press release an average spending rise by 831 percent compared to two prior campaigns that were sent to these customers before the partnership with OfferCraft. “We’re making communications and incentives far more personalized,” Ezra says. He gives an example of how the system works: Let’s say a player received a $15 match-play reward that expires in 24 hours, but hasn’t used it yet. OfferCraft’s AI understands there is a high probability it will expire before redemption. In this case the reward can alter itself and prompt the patron with something that might be more interesting. “The reward could send a follow-up text message or email to the patron that says, ‘Looks like you haven’t used your $15 of match play that expires in 24 hours. Would Joingo’s mobile loyalty and engagement platform you like to trade it for some12 | G2E Preview 2017

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an Jose, California-based Joingo is a mobile loyalty and engagement platform for the casino gaming industry. The company will use G2E to showcase the enhanced realm of customer apps, including kiosk integration, geofenced drawing check-in, special event RSVP, and valet vehicle pull-around. Its back-end management system, the Joingo console, unveils recent upgrades that make it easier to manage content. The latest version includes improved standard features—geo-fencing, location-based targeting, and enterprise-class reporting and analytics. The company recently completed its first app for a horseracing venue, for which it developed a “First Bet’s On Us” feature, giving users a free bet when they visit by downloading and registering for the application, which the user must be on location to use. Officials say the new rollouts help operators send highly targeted, location-based messages and offers via mobile that drive incremental trips and revenue. A second asset enables customers to geo-fence their own property, competitor properties, and local points of interest. They can to see where patrons are spending their time, and use the data to make solid assumptions about wallet share. They can even get this data for patrons who are uncarded. Throughout the industry, excitement mixes with deadline activity. This is a high point of the gaming world. The curtain will soon be raised and The Show will produce new stars.


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AT A GLANCE

G2E 2017, October 2-5, Sands Expo Center Schedule is tentative and subject to change. For updated information, visit the G2E website (GlobalGamingExpo.com) or download the G2E Mobile App.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2 7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 9:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Conference Continental Breakfast G2E Education Program Kick-Off Keynote: Roberta Perry, Senior Vice President Business Development, Edwards Technologies, Inc. and Fresh Juice Global; President, Roberta Perry & Associates Global Gaming Awards Luncheon Education Program Networking Event

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3 7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Conference Continental Breakfast Opening Keynote Session Ribbon Cutting Exhibit Floor Open G2E Education Program G2E Education Program G2E Welcome Reception

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. & 3 p.m. 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 5:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Conference Continental Breakfast Gaming Leaders: View from the Top Exhibit Floor Open G2E Education Program G2E Education Program Cintas Fashion Show AGEM Awards Casino Entertainment Awards Global Gaming Women: Kick Up Your Heels & Presentation of the Patty Becker Pay It Forward Award

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 10:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 14 | G2E Preview 2017

Conference Continental Breakfast Global Gaming Women Lean-In Breakfast 2017 Keynote Session Exhibit Floor Open G2E Education Program Closing Keynote Session


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KEYNOTES

Counting on Keynotes Keynote sessions at G2E will cover everything from making meaningful network connections to the evolution of sports betting and the future of the gaming industry

KEYNOTE: ROBERTA PERRY MONDAY, OCTOBER 2 • 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.

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s usual, the keynote education sessions being lined up for G2E are impressive and inspirational. While not all names had been released at press time for G2E Preview, the kick-off keynote on Monday is particularly intriguing. Presented by Global Gaming Women at 9 a.m. October 2, in Titian 2301, Roberta Perry, senior vice president, business development for Edwards Technologies, Inc. and president, Roberta Perry & Associates, will give attendees details of something that will be very important during G2E week: networking. The end goal of networking is not collecting the most connections, but making the right moves to make meaningful connections that will last a lifetime. Kick off your morning with a super-charged interactive workshop that will give new meaning to the networking hustle. • Build confidence and learn how to get out of your own way and successfully network with a purpose; • Hear why the human-to-human connection and building relationships with authenticity will yield the best results; and, • Develop a plan for adding value to your contacts without expectations of the “one-for-me; one-for-you” mentality. 16 | G2E Preview 2017

Perry is a renowned speaker, author and consultant turned big-business leader. She has been a key personality in the development and growth of the themed and leisure entertainment industries for more than 25 years. Having held VP positions at 20th Century Fox, Iwerks Entertainment, Edwards Technologies, Inc. and MarsWorld, her roster of clients includes some of the most recognizable brands in the world: Cirque Du Soleil, The WOW Factor (Times Square New Year's Eve, Coca-Cola and Pontiac) and Paramount Studios. Most recently, Perry’s clients through Edwards Technologies include Legoland, SEGA Orbi theme parks, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, OWN and Disney Retail. Perry is founding member and past president of the Themed Entertainment Association, past chairman of the International Nightclub and Bar Association, past board of directors member of the National Restaurant Association Marketing Executives Group, past member of the NFL Sunday Ticket Advisory Board, past member of the international board of directors for Toastmasters International, and current member of both the U.S. board of directors for Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization and the advisory board for Mars World. Keynote sessions are one of the most popular elements of the G2E education program

In March 2017, Perry became a best-selling author in the compilation book Women Who Rock. The Tuesday keynote session will focus on sports betting, with an impressive lineup of experts who will discuss the building drive to legalize the wager in the United States. Wednesday will bring together top executives from gaming operators and manufacturers to discuss the “state of the industry.” And G2E wraps up on Thursday with a keynote address at 9 a.m. and a closing keynote at 11 a.m.


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EDUCATION PROGRAM 2017 MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Keynote: The Power of Networking for Game-Changing Career Growth Roberta Perry, Sr. Vice President Business Development, Edwards Technologies, Inc. and Fresh Juice Global; President, Roberta Perry & Associates

GLOBAL GAMING WOMEN

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. The Power of People: Putting Together a Winning Cast! 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Hey, Look Over Here! The Power of Innovating through Technology

1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. The Power of Financial Freedom: Success with Integrity 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. The Power of Your Personal Brand

3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Bring on the Female Super Heroes! How They Navigated Through Career Building

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Thoughts, Key Takeaways & Open Forum

IAGA BEST PRACTICES INSTITUTE 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. What Does the Constantly Shifting Gaming Landscape Mean for the Regulated Gaming Industry? 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Data Privacy, Data Security and Event Response in Today’s Digital Gaming Environment

1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Best Practices: AML and Financial Crime Compliance 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Highs and Lows of Marijuana Legalization

4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Best Practices: Responsible Gaming for Operators and Manufacturers iGAMING CONGRESS

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Another Year Later: iGaming Policy in the U.S. 18 | G2E Preview 2017

Attendees can enjoy the seminars and sessions at G2E in several different packages. • 5-Day All-Access Education Pass:

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Is It or Isn’t It? iGaming within Sports Betting in the U.S. 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Gaming Around the World: A Global iGaming Overview

The best buy. Includes 4-Day AllAccess plus the full NCRG Conference that begins on Sunday.

• 4-Day All-Access Education Pass

Includes exhibits, the Integrated Resort Experience, all Monday Intensive Education Programs (Regulatory, Security and Surveillance, Global Gaming Women).

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Business Primer: Evaluating Prospective Technology Partners

• 3-Day Education Pass

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

• 3-Day and 2-Day Education Pass

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. eSports Betting: The Global Outlook

GLOBAL GAMING AWARDS LUNCHEON SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Scams, Cheats and Black Lists: Current Fraud and Casino Crimes 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Nightclubs Attract Risks: Nightlife and Pool Exposures to Casinos 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Avoiding the Security Dog Pile

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. IACSP Video Review, Investigation and Retention in Gaming Environments

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Spoliation of Evidence in Casino Litigation

Includes all keynotes, daily continental breakfast and seminar networking events. Allows attendees to choose the days they want to attend, and the Individual Day Education Pass offers seminars and sessions for one full day of the attendee’s choice.

For more information on fees and a complete description of these sessions, visit globalgamingexpo.com. This schedule is tentative and subject to change. For a complete up-to-date conference program, including speakers, room numbers and locations, and additions to the program, location of booths and companies, download the G2E Mobile App, available at the iTunes or Android stores.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3

TRIBAL GAMING

8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. AGA: State of the Industry + Sports Report

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Policy Pitfalls To Avoid

How to Work with People Not Like You

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Hearing it from the Top: The Tribal Chairmen Convene

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Let’s Grow: The Biggest Trends in Tribal Gaming

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Forewarned is Forearmed: Protecting Your Interests in Compact Negotiations 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Go to the Head of the Class: The Ins and Outs of Class II and III

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Age is Just a Number: Behavioral Player Segmentation

Federal Focus: The NIGC Panel International Market Growth: A View on the Shift of Global Gaming Opportunities Imitation Game: External Innovations with Applications for Gaming Operations Let’s Make a Deal: Developing and Maximizing Corporate Sponsorships Getting Personal: Using Data to Craft the Customer Experience


The Science of Doing Your Best When It Matters Most

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CINTAS FASHION SHOW

Tribal Economic Diversification Competition or Opportunity? Distributed Gaming in the U.S. Standing Out from the Crowd: Differentiating Your Customer Experience Level Up: Monetizing Your Social Casino Data Riding the ETG Wave: A New Generation of Games for a Changing Floor The Science of Emotional Intelligence

NIGA NETWORKING RECEPTION 12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Generational Issues in the Workplace

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Technology Meets Tradition: Regulation and Compliance’s Role in Tribal Innovation Industry (Mis)Perceptions: Challenging Stereotypes & Tackling Criticism Head-On Emerging Practices: Disrupting Casino Operations Hand-in-Hand: How Gaming and NonGaming Work Together Changing Demographics and How this Affects Your Business Today and Tomorrow Data-Driven Design: Player Profiles and Their Impact on Gameplay

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Gaming Leaders: View from the Top

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Global Regulation: What Gaming Regs Should Be

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The Easy Button: Technologies to Optimize Operations

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. G2E WELCOME RECEPTION

8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. CASINO TALENT BUYERS BASH

CHAIRMAN’S RECEPTION AND GAMING HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

Emerging Leaders Networking Reception

5:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CASINO ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

Cross-Channel Integration: Creating a Seamless Player Experience

Casino Tomorrowland: New Products and Environments for Today’s Player

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Customer Expectations: Shifting Mental Models to Embrace New Offerings

Responsible Gaming Roundtable: A Fresh Take on Next-Gen Programs

How to Delight & Engage the Customers your Competitors Don’t Understand

G2E Privileges Networking Reception

The Next Generation: Leadership Development in Tribal Gaming

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sports Betting in Indian Country: Leveraging a Seat at the Table to Protect Tribal Interests

Extraordinary Customer Experience: There’s an App for That!

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. AGEM AWARDS

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. GLOBAL GAMING WOMEN Kick Up Your Heels & Presentation of the Patty Becker Pay It Forward Award

Bringing the Magic Together: A View from the C-Suite

The Height of Gaming: A Successful Live eSports Event

Systems Thinking: Building a Cooperative Enterprise

Learning from Lotto: How Gaming Can Benefit from a Shared Union

Smart Cash Access: The Art and Science of Data to Fuel Marketing

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CINTAS FASHION SHOW

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pressure Points: How States Are Reading For a Future with Sports Betting Business First: Setting Up a Gaming Enterprise Brand Equity: Licensing and Partnership Opportunities for the Gaming Industry Location, Location, Location: Technology to Drive Customer Engagement The 21st Century Casino: Skill-Based Gaming Innovations

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Global Gaming Women’s Breakfast 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. G2E KEYNOTE

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Staying Ahead: Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks Exclusive: Tribal Gaming’s Economic Impact on the U.S. Economy Acquire, Retain, Engage, Repeat: New Techniques in Customer Loyalty View from Wall Street Trending Tech: AI, VR, and New Developments in Casino Gamers Design 12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Closing Speaker 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Active Shooter Workshop

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PROGRESSIVE PRODUCTS 2017 BY FRANK LEGATO

Xtreme Jackpots

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GS’ new Xtreme Jackpots features never-seen-before local-areaprogressive features. This new Class III multi-level progressive ecosystem connects across the company’s most popular cabinet lines, Orion and ICON. This means that Xtreme Jackpots links to hit AGS progressive game families currently on ICON and newly available for Orion. With these connections to Da Ji Da Li and Stampede Power, players get more frequent awards and more explosive jackpots across a variety of game styles, bet levels and volatility. At G2E, attendees will see how Gold Dragon Red Dragon XJP, Fire Bull XJP, Longhorn Jackpots XJP and Buffalo Jackpots XJP drive the experience as established player-favorite games with four jackpot levels and two bonus rounds. Between the Jackpot Pick and Free Spins Bonus, players will be on the edge of their seats. When a full stack of wild symbols lands on any of the middle reels during the base game, players hit the Jackpot Pick Bonus and are guaranteed to win one of the four Xtreme Jackpots levels. Each game in the series also features a unique scatter-initiated Free Spins Bonus in the base game. The Grand Jackpot reseeds at $10,000 and climbs rapidly from there. Specially designed digital sign packages add flash and attraction to raise the intensity of hitting a jackpot at every moment. Strategically cycled attract messages and celebrations burst across the screens to showcase jackpot totals, game play and bonus rounds. Excitement spreads when a jackpot hits and a special win celebration message explodes across the screens, creating a community-win feeling. With customizable configurations, casinos can create an extreme excitement zone that’s unique to their property. For more information, visit playags.com.

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Our Annual Review of Cutting-edge Products at G2E

DPX-S445

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dvantech-Innocore, an established leader in specialized computer platforms for casino gaming and lottery, is launching the latest member of its highly successful DPX S Series products, the DPX-S445. The DPX-S445 delivers significant increases over previous generations, and, according to the company, over any other gaming platform in the market—up to 20-30 percent for processing performance and gaming, with 4K, VR and 360degree content. The single-board integrated solution has a full feature set of I/O, COMs, storage and advanced security designed specifically for the gaming industry. Three independent monitors are supported via three DisplayPort 1.2 DP++ ports, and for even higher performance, the standard PCI-Express graphics card slot allows the DPX-S445 to support the latest graphics cards for up to eight additional displays and cutting-edge graphics technologies. The Intel Embedded platform life cycle—now up to 10 years for the processors—ensures customers a long-lived and future-ready product. As the latest member of the field-proven DPX-S Series, the DPX-S445 is backwards-compatible with previous models, ensuring customers that they can move to new technology on their own terms rather than being pushed along. The all-in-one platform offers all the hardware interfaces, onboard features and security needed for a typical slot machine in the regulated casino gaming market. The gaming subsystem is field-proven and approved by regulatory labs for markets worldwide (GLI, BMM, NVGCB, NJ, MT, etc). Leveraging this proven technology combined with the latest high-performance Intel processors, the gaming OEM can benefit from low risk and fast time to market for their next-generation gaming product. Key features: • Very high performance Intel Embedded Core platform • Dual and Quad Core CPUs up to 3.9GHz • Linux, Windows 10 and legacy Windows 7 support (with sixth-generation CPUs) • Comprehensive gaming features • High-performance integrated graphics and/or PCIExpress discrete graphics • Full-featured Driver API for IO and security • Proven board format For more information, visit advantech-innocore.com.


Ez Modulo Cabinet

CASINO TECHNOLOGY • BOOTH 2050 he new line cabinet of Casino Tehnology, Ez Modulo, T stands out with advanced ergonomic characteristics and elegance. Admired for its contemporary look, the slot machine implements a modular design concept, allowing easy conversion. With two 27-inch HD monitors, 24-inch video topper and 15-inch iDeck with convenient game selector, Ez Modulo is an ideal solution for every casino operator looking for divesification and quality gaming experience that prolongs player’s time on the device. The main monitor features a built-in touch screen. Besides the modern look, it also utilizes the newest platform of Casino Technology—Armstrong, which drives all the four monitors. Ez Modulo is presented with the full HD game pack

Speed King, consisting of 60 games with vivid colors, clear images and interactive bonus features. With its elegant silhouette, ergonomics and compelling game pack, the Ez Modulo secures player engagement as well as operating profitability. Features: • Modular design engineered for easy conversion • Controlled side lighting with ambient and gamedriven effects • Two 27-inch full HD monitors • Optional 24-inch video toper • Extra-large player deck for superior comfort • Optional 15-inch iDeck with convenient game selector • Classic button deck with 16 buttons • Advanced ergonomic characteristics For more information, visit casino-technology.com.

Revenue Enhancement Software AGILYSYS • BOOTH 3800

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asino Data Imaging (CDI) brings an updated version of C the user-friendly business intelli-

technology solutions is designed with hospitality professionals in mind. Being able to deliver a first-class experience to guests compels properties to streamline operations and enhance the guest experience. With industry-leading SaaS and on-premises technology, hospitality professionals can address the entire guest life cycle—from pre-arrival to post departure—more seamlessly. • Agilysys LMS (Lodging Management System) is an industry-leading property management solution that’s recognized for its ability to automate hotel operations from reservations to guest player accounts to housekeeping. A versatile foundation easily expands to incorporate activities scheduling, attraction ticketing, food and beverage, online reservations and more. LMS further streamlines operations with payment transaction security, expanded reservation entry and search capabilities, and advanced posting of nightly charges. • Agilysys InfoGenesis Flex is the award-winning mobile point-of-sale technology offering the same full-featured functionality found in InfoGenesis POS, but on a hand-held tablet. Ideal for any F&B, retail outlet or pop-up venue, this versatile POS enables servers to cater to guests and drive more revenue. POS mobility supports guest service virtually everywhere on property—whether on casino floors, poolside, at the beverage cart, conference centers or spa treatment rooms. Boasting unique offline capabilities, InfoGenesis Flex continues to perform uninterrupted, including in service areas that have inconsistent Wi-Fi connectivity. These resilient hand-held tablets are the first certified for servers who are on the go, with the ability to withstand drops, splashes and shocks. With a longer battery life than traditional tablets, InfoGenesis Flex delivers long-lasting performance so servers can focus on increasing revenue opportunities and delivering guest satisfaction. For more information, visit agilysys.com.

CASINO DATA IMAGING • BOOTH 3659

gence tool GlobalSuite to G2E that is faster, more intuitive and more actionable than ever. Speed in data access and rendering is key in delivering a great

user experience. The move from 32-bit to 64-bit architecture allows for GlobalSuite to improve allaround performance. The many software updates made to support this change bring faster response times for queries, player lookups and rendering of visuals. Ondemand statistics make digging into data to uncover why games over- or under-perform even easier. Speed of software processing and the integration of more features allow users to pack more analysis into less time. CDI modernized the front end of GlobalSuite to match the power improvements. The interface is now indistinguishable from a Microsoft Office program with the full adoption of the ribbon-style toolbar. This change allows new

users to find the same tools power users have been exploiting for years. This update, along with a long list of general UI updates, makes it easy for users to get the most out of GlobalSuite. Major gains in delivering actionable insights to users of GlobalSuite are the direct result of customer interactions. CDI plows product feedback into the software development plan. The newest release is heavy with solutions to user requests. Some of these updates include improvements to sightline analysis in the 3-D map, an expansion of 3-D models available for placement on the gaming floor, automated delivery of reports and alerts, and improvements to the printing and plotting features. As with other versions of GlobalSuite, CDI remains committed to simplifying installations and upgrades. The vast majority of installations are performed remotely. Upgrades take the simplicity further with a one-click update, similar to how the OS on a cellphone updates. These processes are in line with CDI’s commitment to GlobalSuite’s ease of use. For more information, visit casinodataimaging.com. G2E Preview 2017

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DFS-500 Casino Kiosk DiTRONICS • BOOTH 3616

t this year’s G2E, DiTronics will feature the DFS-500 Kiosk. AHoused in state-of-the-art hardware, the DiTronics 4-in-1 Multi-Function DFS-500 kiosk maximizes efficiency through exclusive software enhancements that support ticket redemption, bill break, ATM transactions (with cash dispensed by the kiosk) and both credit card and POS debit card cash advance authorizations. Proprietary DiTronics software also includes technology that makes jackpot pays a breeze—available on one, several or all of a casino’s ticket redemption kiosks—enhancing customer service by saving time and money while eliminating costly additional equipment. “DiTronics strives to stay ahead of any and all emerging trends,” notes CEO and owner George

TITA (Tickets at Table Games)

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ountR’s innovative TITA (Tickets at Table Games) product takes the ticket revolution to the table games in the same way ticketin/ticket out (TITO) changed slot play from coins and tokens to tickets some 15 years ago. CountR’s TITA is an easy-to-install ticket redemption device for table games. It allows a player to exchange a ticket for chips right at the table. TITA can also issue a ticket when a player wants to color up and leave the table. The extreme ease of use of this product results in a significant increase in profit for the casino. This is accomplished by reducing chip fills, increasing slot cross-play, and improving soft-count operations and revenue audit reconciliation. This in turn allows cage personnel to provide services to the casino that result in increased profits. With the optional multi-note acceptance bill/ticket drop box, an even greater increase in benefits for both the casino and the player can be achieved. There are several models available to meet the needs of the casino’s volume. This results in a reliable note/ticket reading and alerts the casino when a suspect bank note is detected. Cost savings at the casino operations level result from a reduction in staff at the cage and no chips being credited or filled at the tables. At the same time, and with only a few mouse clicks, casino management has the ability of to view the win/loss of a table or even the entire table game area at any time. The TITA also greatly enhances service to the players, since they do not have to carry their chips to the cage and wait in line. At G2E 2017, for the first time ever, CountR will showcase a TITA feature called QuasiCash. QuasiCash enables a player to buy chips to play directly at the table by using their debit or credit cards in a cash advance transaction. For more information, visit countr.de/us.

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Vasilakos, “to ensure it consistently delivers exceptional products and technologies that will continue to enhance customer experience on the casino floor.” The DFS-500 kiosk also features a dual bill validator (multiple ticket pay-off capability can process up to 10 tickets at the same time), greater bill-holding capacity (five cassettes/3,000 notes each reduces need to refill cassettes during busy times), a 17-inch touch screen and eye-catching multi-color LED illumination. It is availale with optional lighted toppers and custom belly panel art. Since 1998, DiTronics has continually defined the future of funds access with a fully integrated suite of products and services. Headquartered in Las Vegas, the company is a national provider of “one-stop shop” funds access solutions for the gaming industry. For more information, visit ditronics.com.

GameChanger DUETTO • BOOTH 4000

s much of the gaming indusA try moves toward the integrated-resort model, casinos need to seize opportunities for more revenue in areas beyond the gaming floor, especially their hotels. To truly optimize total resort profit and guest loyalty, a comprehensive revenue strategy is needed. GameChanger, the cloud-based application from Duetto, is the gaming industry’s solution that incorporates dynamic sources of forward-looking data to help casinos calculate future demand, set optimal room rates and make the smartest reinvestment decisions to balance loyalty and profitability. In 2016, fully deployed hotel properties using GameChanger recorded an average lift in RevPAR index of 6.5 percent. GameChanger won the Best Productivity Enhancement Technology Award in the 2015 GGB Gaming & Technology Awards program. The next year, Duetto released ScoreBoard, another application for optimizing forecasting, reporting and data visualization. Similar returns on investment are possible for integrated resorts, as is a shift in strategy in which all

a casino’s departments, from marketing and player development to operations and revenue management, break out of their silos and collaborate better. Operators can stop relying on old-school, “gutfeeling” methods when making reinvestment decisions, and start using predictive analytics to segment guests by a more sophisticated calculation of customer worth, and use that data to send more targeted offers and promotions to the marketing database. Competition for guests, including gamers and nongamers alike, will only increase as the gaming industry continues to expand throughout the country. GameChanger enables casinos to yield all different room types independently and dynamically, driving incremental revenue even on non-sellout days. Reinvestment rates no longer need to be broad and static. Instead, they can be flexed by stay date and customer segment—based on ADT or any other metric important to the property—giving casinos more flexibility to accommodate guests without sacrificing profits. For more information, visit DuettoResearch.com/Casino.


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Jackpot Xpress

EVERI HOLDINGS • BOOTH 1116

J jackpots using a mobile device or an Everi JackpotXchange kiosk, providing a faster, frictionless customer experience. ackpot Xpress allows a casino’s staff to securely process and pay

The application alerts slot personnel on the floor when a jackpot occurs. Along with quickly finding the winner, staff will more efficiently process the jackpot in certain slot management systems, gather and verify winning patron information, specify tax withholdings and distribution types, and generate the necessary IRS forms for patron signature at the gaming machine or from a self-service device. The easy-to-use interface is customizable to meet a casino’s specific business rules and processes. The intuitive workflow walks the user through the entire jackpot payout process, from gathering and verifying patron identification to selecting various payout options such as cash, cage check, vouchers, or a combination. When Jackpot Xpress is used with the Cage Notification module

within Everi Compliance, the selling of cage window-paid jackpots and batches to the bank or vault is automated, reducing paper and expediting the audit process. (Jackpot Xpress requires Everi Compliance software to operate.) JackpotXpress speeds up jackpot payouts, returning players to gaming quicker, and more satisfied than ever. For more information, visit everi.com.

Saros Cabinet

ECLIPSE GAMING • BOOTH 2840 Gaming has launched the Eningclipse Saros cabinet, which features stunvisuals, sophisticated curves and vibrant lighting. Eclipse Gaming’s new premium game platform takes players to new dimensions in gaming with exceptional content, superior graphic and sound capabilities, emotive lighting and outstanding player comfort. The player experience begins as the eye-catching ambient lighting surrounding the stylish curves of the cabinet radiates from across the casino floor. As the player draws closer, dual 27-inch full high-definition

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monitors showcasing dynamic visuals appear to float in front of the cabinet and add to the visual impact. As the player relaxes into the comfort of the cabinet’s 28-inch widebody design, every aspect of the ergonomic cabinet envelops the player in comfort. Engaging, theme-specific graphics pop from the seamlessly integrated, 15-inch LCD touch-screen button deck. The enhanced player interface brings everything within easy reach for the player. Emotive lighting and enriched audio stimulate the senses and further energize the player experience. New visual effects enhance Eclipse Gaming’s suite of premium game content and dynamic play mechanics, bringing games to life and creating a mesmerizing environment. New content including Sweet Shots, Volcano Shakedown: Pacific Payday, Super Slots of Cash, Pride’s Revenge, and Big and Bad: Into the Woods will debut on Saros at G2E. Saros was developed with flexibility and serviceability in mind, and is available as a stand-alone cabinet with a self-contained base, or as an upright on a casino base. For more information, visit eclipsegamingsystems.com.

FABICash Cash Access Platform FABICASH • BOOTH 1630

is the leading casino cash access F ABICash company in the United States. Products and services include ATMs and kiosks, credit and debit card cash advance, ticket redemption, check cashing, Title 31 tracking, FABICash Mobile and much more. FABICash, the user-friendly gaming platform, features customized cage application and reporting and can be designed to meet the needs of a casino’s cage, finance and compliance operations. FABICash has also developed its own Title 31 Compliance module called FABITrack. FABITrack is the first and only completely webbased Title 31 FINCen compliance management application in the industry. With this cost-saving, risk-reducing, fineeliminating, findings-free FINCen solution, casinos no longer have to manually record these transactions. FABICash provides on-site training and 24/7 customer service and support, guaranteeing zero down time. FABICash is a one-stop shop, providing everything a casino needs to get more money back on the gaming floor. For more information, visit fabicash.com.


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Allegro Series Stools

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gaming stool from Gasser is the latest addition to the wide selection of seating products for the gaming industry. The unique flowing design of both seat and backrest conforms to its user’s body to provide maximum comfort and support. Ergonomically contoured foam cushions provide a backrest with lumbar support which is shaped to hug the body, the waterfall seat with front edge foam is shaped for better leg circulation. This results in an advanced seating system that provides a better overall customer experience, which leads to more playing time. It is designed for what Gasser is known for—comfort and durability. Standard features of the Allegro Series provide maximum comfort and support, as well as

annonbeard’s Treasure LIVE! makes its world debut at G2E 2017, as the second live-dealer table game from Glendale, California-based Gamblit Gaming, LLC. In 2016 Gamblit surprised everyone with the release of Gamblit Poker LIVE!, a new table experience that went on to be an award-winning new product. “Innovation isn’t just about changing the slot floor,” says Zachary Foley, senior game designer for Gamblit Gaming. “Dealers are powerful brand ambassadors for casinos. Our table games energize the entire experience, bringing laughter, drama and excitement.” Color-changing LED lighting, high-quality BOSE stereo sound, two 33-inch video screens and giant glowing buttons put you deeper in the drama of the

ease of maintenance. Included are two stool sizes, Gasser’s unique Comfort Zone FlexBack technology, self-aligning swivel and durable aluminum powdercoated bases with mega-glides. This series is also available with a number of options, including a unique Easy-Change seat, patented Halo base, Protective Edge back treatment and several finger-grip options for ease of movement. The new Allegro, as well as all seating products produced by Gasser, is manufactured in the U.S. with the highest-quality materials and superior craftsmanship. Backed by more than 70 years of experience, dedication and dependability, with Gasser’s Allegro Series, you’re making an investment in style, innovation and durability that will be a better value over the long run. For more information, visit gasserchair.com.

Slot Sense

GAMING SUPPORT • BOOTH 2623 game than anything else on the casino floor. “This experience feels different than anything currently available,” says Ivan Souffront, director of compliance and B2C operation for Gamblit. “Cannonbeard's Treasure LIVE! is accessible to everyone, and brings the excitement of a game show onto the casino floor. The game is extremely easy to learn. If you can press a button you can play.” The game is very dealer-friendly. An experienced dealer can learn the game in minutes. The smart shoe reads each card, virtually eliminating dealer errors. The lights and sounds guide the dealer through every step of the game while adding excitement for the players. Cannonbeard’s Treasure LIVE! has two ways to win. The primary bet is a competitive skill game— players compete to be the first to collect cards adding up to the sum of the dealer’s cards. The side bet is entirely luck-based; the whole table wins together. The combination of skill and luck in the same hand is a huge innovation that goes beyond just adding lights and sounds to blackjack. For more information, visit gamblitgaming.com. 26 | G2E Preview 2017

aming Support has announced the development of Slot Sense, a tool for G Slot “predictive maintenance” in the casino industry. Sense gives the operator full control of slot maintenance. Sensors built into the slot machines monitor and report the following conditions of these machines: • orientation • g-forces • thermal imaging • magnetism • sound • temperature • humidity • air pressure These data points are analyzed and compared with data profiles. Exceptions will be shown on the user’s dashboard, and that will determine the maintenance schedule for the week. When predictive maintenance is working effectively, maintenance is only performed on machines when it is required—before a failure occurs. Predictive maintenance will reduce or eliminate the unnecessary disturbances that require corrective maintenance when failures occur. Working with Slot Sense offers several cost savings for the casinos: It minimizes the downtime of the slot machine allowing for more player time, reduces hours needed for maintenance, and lowers cost of parts and supplies. For more information, visit gamingsupport.com.


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Bartop VGM

GAMECO, INC. • BOOTH 5034 G2E 2017, GameCo Inc. will introduce the Bartop Video Game A tGambling Machine, or VGM—the first gaming device that brings skill-based video games to the casino in a bar-ready form factor. GameCo’s Bartop VGM combines the casual games players have come to enjoy with a gambling experience in a relaxed, social environment. GameCo is bringing engaging, modern games with real-money gambling to the casino. Players can enjoy a drink at the bar and play the same types of games they’d play on their computer or phone, but for actual cash payouts. Game themes will include popular genres such as matching games, sports games, puzzle games and more. Each GameCo Bartop VGM is a multi-game system that allows access to a wide variety of titles, with more games being added on a consistent basis. As with other GameCo products, Bartop VGM games will be skill-based video-game gambling experiences in which the player’s score helps determine the payout.

The Bartop VGM also is highly social, as players can collaborate with friends, making the games more fun and providing a bonding experience at the bar. Games are 15-60 seconds long and provide enormous replay value with thousands (or even infinite) permutations that deliver a new challenge with different potential payouts every game play. Players are able to wager and win more as their skill and confidence increase. There’s a massive audience for casual games, with millions of people playing these games every day. GameCo’s Bartop VGM bridges the gap between the current casino audience and the next generation of gamblers. For more information, contact info@gameco.com.

CrystalCurve TRUE 4D Cabinet INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY • BOOTH 3659 CrystalCurve TRUE 4D cabI GT’s inet is the gaming industry’s first cabinet to deliver glasses-free 3-D gaming entertainment that players can touch and feel. Vibrant game graphics appear on the hardware’s 50-inch curved, portrait, ultra-HD top display and 32-inch, landscape, ultra-HD lower display. The cabinet includes a digital player panel with dual bash buttons and player-adjustable settings for sound, haptics, chair rumble and intensity of the game’s TRUE 3D

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technology. The CrystalCurve TRUE 4D cabinet is equipped with a mobile device charging port and can accommodate IGT’s Cardless Connect mobile technology. The cabinet’s built-in camera and crowd-detect functionality can be activated to make the CrystalCurve TRUE 4D a truly interactive piece of hardware on any casino floor. Players will enjoy the cabinet’s dynamic and ergonomic multimedia sound chair that features 5.1 surround sound and rumble technology. IGT’s CrystalCurve TRUE 4D cabinet is backed by game titles such as Sphinx 4D. Sphinx 4D is packed with dynamic content including seven unique bonus events, compelling base game play, and fun ingame opportunities for players to “draw” in-air shapes such as circles, triangles and figure 8s to create instant in-game visual effects. Through gesture recognition technology, players can conjure up new game elements, change the base game’s graphic environment from day to night and from night to day, ignite virtual lanterns, change wild symbols, initiate free spins, summon butterflies, select jewels and much more. The game’s use of mid-air haptic technology gives players tactile sensations as they manipulate the game’s 3-D objects and select options within the game. For more information, visit igt.com.

Virtual Football

INSPIRED ENTERTAINMENT • BOOTH 4130

F 2017 will be intrigued by Inspired’s new premium Virtual Football product. rom first down to touchdown, visitors to G2E

Created using ultra-realistic simulations which incorporate the latest animation and motion-capture techniques, players can enjoy nonstop virtual game action right until the end zone. Inspired Virtual Football uses quick-time event play, each lasting no more than 90 seconds, meaning that the play-byplay action continues as the drive reaches its climax. This, combined with live commentary, delivers a unique and dynamic player experience unlike anything else on the market. The product offers the betting opportunities that players want at the culmination of a drive—meaning you decide if you think they will score, and if so, when and how. For more information, visit inseinc.com.


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Bravo Cage

GENESIS GAMING SOLUTIONS BOOTH 2223 first of its kind, Bravo Cage delivers a T hecomplete cage management system from check-in to check-out, allowing operators to finally say goodbye to working across multiple management systems. As an all-in-one system, Bravo Cage can be used to manage all transactions between the casino cage and the entire property. This means that everything from the gaming floor to front-desk hospitality and F&B can benefit from the system. Operating as a paperless system, Bravo Cage adds extra value by eliminating the need for time-consuming, paper-based tracking and messy filing. Users can now handle all critical cage items at the touch of a button, all from one central system. System features and modules: Cage Module • Audit history reports • Interact with “host systems” for player info • Digital Signature Capture • Employee card swipe and/or chip identification for signing in • SQL reports (cage, audit, other)

• Print casino/jackpot checks • Table/cage fill/credit/transfer • Paid in/out • Check cashing (personal, payroll, other) • Check buy-back function • Front money deposit/with drawal • Safekeeping deposit/with drawal • Marker management (issue, pay, merge, etc.) • Cashier over/short tracking/reporting • Logs for cage shift, safe deposit box, cage and safe entry and departmental key • Customized reports Credit Module • Online credit applications • Corporate credit • Paperless markers • Credit processing and approval dashboards • Notifications to credit executives • Electronic signatures • Multiple images for multiple IDs • Multiple document storage (CCR, CR, etc.) • History of all credit approvals, images and documents • TITO • Player PIN • Customized reports

Collections Module • Collections dashboard • Electronic statements (email/manual) • Collection letters • Attorney letters • DA letter (U.S. only) • Write-off • Bankruptcy • Enter multiple collection agencies, fees and finance charges • Suspend/remove credit • Settlements • Returned items • Customized reports Balancing Module • Check in/out inventory • Paperless • View previous shift inventory • View inventory not balanced • View $ amount of inventory not balanced • Export summary to GL accounts • Credits/debits customized • Even exchanges customized • Rolling chips (junkets and % paid) • Multi-site locations • Electronic signatures • Customized reports For more information, visit genesisgaming.com.


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Fuzion

JCM GLOBAL • BOOTH 4039 Global’s new Fuzion technology has J CM created a world where the slot machine can be utilized in new ways to unlock greater value for operators and for players. Fuzion is ready to adapt onto any provider of casino management systems and address any regulatory challenges. When connected with JCM’s iVIZION bill validator and GEN5 printer, with Fuzion, every machine on the slot floor has the potential to deliver a server-driven suite of playerfocused, revenue-driving features, turning every slot machine into a multi-line profit center, with slots, sports book, promotions and lottery tickets at players’ fingertips. Powering Fuzion is the iVIZION bill validator. Its CIS technology scans the entire note or ticket, including note serial numbers, and because Fuzion connects the bill validator to the casino’s main system, this reading increases the casino’s anti-money laundering capabilities. Additionally, iVIZION’s intelligent bezel enables mobile connection for enhanced Fuzion functionality. And Fuzion’s bill validator currency conversion technologies

allow acceptance of multiple currencies, using conversion rates from the system to keep track of multiple exchange rates. Integration with local or national lottery servers could allow players to use any EGM as a lottery dispensing terminal that delivers compensation for all sales, and the iVIZION can redeem winning tickets for credits at the EGM. Further, each EGM could be used to place race and/or sports bets and print a ticket, plus redeem winning tickets with credits at the EGM. Additionally, Fuzion can facilitate daily fantasy sports wagering—the casino’s own or a third party’s. Fuzion has the potential to streamline tax form processes by printing system-generated tax forms and delivering required documentation to the customer while the back-end system stores the signature forms and data that

need to be delivered to the IRS. Fuzion integrates with the ICB 3.0 drop management system, which is field-proven to save operators thousands of dollars annually. Fuzion drives the PromoNet 2.0 floorwide couponing solution, which identifies high-value anonymous players, directs promotions to most valuable players, enhances player experience and maximizes results using business analytics. For more information, visit jcmglobal.com.

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Synkros

KONAMI GAMING, INC. • BOOTH 1154 version of Konami’s award-winT heninglatestSynkros casino management system

carries a number of updates focused on empowering operators with greater control on how they manage their systems environment and how accurately they can pinpoint key metrics. This along with new player reward features, robust dashboard analytics and more will be on display during G2E 2017 and running live throughout the Konami booth as a comprehensive demo environment for guests to explore a variety of leading tools and features. This year, Konami is showcasing three important enhancements to its core marketing tool kit that empower site teams with maximum flexibility to optimize, customize, manage and track player reinvestment costs. Configurable points, partial comps and floor-wide marketing exclusions give casino teams greater control and precision to deploy and measure promotions at their property. Synkros Offers Management is another important marketing tool that gives operators

the flexibility and control to maximize marketing promotions with seamless, real-time tracking across their player base. Players can select from multiple available bonus awards—such as comp vouchers, free play, drawing tickets, tournament entries and extra point prizes— and receive personalized notification across a variety of touchpoints including kiosk machines, SMS, email, direct mail and EGM displays. Synkros also is highlighting a number of leading advancements to its table games functionality which allow properties to get as close as possible to the most accurate theoretical win calculations. Another top systems product of G2E 2017 is Synkros Dashboards. Capturing a wealth of data across complex gaming and non-gaming operations, Synkros Dashboards gives operators a single location to observe, test and process dozens of dashboard indicators spanning all major areas of their business, including slots, table games, player loyalty and marketing. For more information, visit konamigaming.com.

VIP Lounge

NOVOMATIC AMERICAS • BOOTH 1259 Novomatic Americas has had a T hisbit ofyear,a surprise in the form of the VIP Lounge cabinet. The release of the VIP Lounge, and its continued demand, has surpassed anyone’s expectation. Officially, the cabinet launches at this year’s G2E with a variety of new games. Unofficially, it has created a demand driven by the wave of customer reaction. “Our VIP Lounge creates a new, hot product offering,” says Rick Meitzler, president and CEO of Novomatic Americas. “It is clear that players like the platform. But it all comes down to the performance of the game.” The VGT Magic HD game set on the VIP Lounge cabinet’s success is due to several critical factors of the VIP Lounge design. The first is the monitor setup—two 32-inch HD LED

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screens placed at an optimal viewing angle. Second is the 12-inch tablet-style dynamic TouchDeck player interface, as well as numerous button panels with customizable layouts available. Third is the luxurious VIP seating with the integrated sound system. The fourth element is that the games fit in a space-conscious 30.12 inches with a maximum depth of 65.24 inches, including the chair. Players seek ergonomically friendly configurations. The sleek monitor design, intuitive TouchDeck and compact, comfortable footprint take full advantage of that thinking. All of the new games in the VIP Lounge cabinet join an already-rich collection of cabinets, core video, progressive and tournament products. For more information, visit novomaticamericas.com.

IRIS Enterprise

KOBETRON, LLC • BOOTH 4430 it comes to managing your W hen gaming floor, having timely and accurate information reduces risk and saves time and money. That’s where IRIS by Kobetron comes in. IRIS by Kobetron is an all-encompassing enterprise resource planning solution that allows gaming operators to take total control of their gaming floor while optimizing existing information and processes. More specifically, Kobetron’s IRIS Enterprise solution helps casinos manage their gaming floor operations across single and multiple properties. By using one feature-rich system with a big-picture view of the business, IRIS Enterprise enables gaming professionals to monitor the gaming floor and view all assets at all properties directly from one system—24/7. The system displays a shared calendar of all scheduled and completed events, from RAM clears and conversions to inspections and audits. It even automatically syncs with slot systems, making it easy to identify any discrepancies between what is on your floor and what is in your slot system. The end result of having this robust system in place is the ability to provide timely and accurate information that will help operators and gaming professionals make better and more informed business decisions. IRIS Enterprise doesn’t just provide inventory information. The powerful business intelligence system streamlines traditional and manual paper processes by generating easy-to-use and accurate reports, giving you total control of your operation to improve workflows. By using IRIS Enterprise to automatically download independent test lab certification statuses of all components in your jurisdictions, you can avoid fines and fees due to noncompliance. The system sends notifications of all deliveries, scheduled conversions, moves and removals so your floor is current and compliant. For more information, visit kobetron.com.


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QMax-1

QUIXANT • BOOTH 2040 the U.K.-headquartered supplier of marQ uixant, ket-leading PC-based gaming hardware, has long been renowned for its proactiveness within the market, and the versatility of its ever-expanding product range. A prime example of this ethos is the QMax generation of platforms, which brings top-tier EGM manufacturers the performance to drive unprecedented levels of game complexity. From the introduction of a fully isolated, easily replaceable fan module, through multiple 4K UHD monitor support, to its integrated range of QGCM discrete graphics cards, the QMax-1 not only provides an exciting platform for the present day; its performance levels can be progressively upgraded in the future, hand-in-hand with the evolving demands of future games. Utilizing the highly impressive power of the latest-generation AMD Embedded R-Series processing unit, which incorporates the exceptional performance of Radeon HD 10000 graphics, QMax-1 is capable of

driving up to nine independent full-HD monitors with highly intensive 3-D game content. Quixant’s position as a leading gaming industry supplier is not simply based on extensive knowledge of hardware design, development and manufacturing. To provide a true end-to-end solution, software expertise is also essential. QMax-1 is fully supported by Quixant’s entrenched Gaming Ecosystem—an innovative suite of software and hardware features at the heart of its product range which allows for rapid adoption of the latest technology, and a reduction in customers’ R&D costs. Able to run using a single 12V or 24V power input, the platform also features full Windows and Linux support. As a result, QMax-1 is not only a cutting-edge solution for new gaming projects; it also offers true machine upgrade potential. For more information, visit quixant.com.

TwinStar V75

SCIENTIFIC GAMES CORPORATION • BOOTH 1126

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cientific Games is launching the TwinStar V75 cabinet, the biggest and boldest new member of the versatile TwinStar family of interactive game cabinets. This new large display cabinet continues the TwinStar legacy of taking player attraction and innovation to new levels. Like its predecessors, the TwinStar V75 has industry-leading internal hardware, sleek ergonomic styling, and captivating multimedia lighting and sound. It also has the TwinStar broad cross-brand versatility, capable of supporting multiple content streams seamlessly, which makes the TwinStar family some of the most diverse cabinet platforms in the industry. The most obvious attribute that sets the V75 apart is its bold, 75-inch, 4K resolution, ultra-high-definition, curved display. The unique curvature of the monitor allows for increased visibility of upper display elements, providing a more comfortable viewing experience for players compared to competitive large-display cabinets. Other ergonomic features include a wide-body cabinet that offers extensive leg room that can 34 | G2E Preview 2017

accommodate two people, as well as a foot rest, providing comfort for longterm play. Also included is a tablelike, multi-level deck that provides room for personal storage, a USB power plug for charging mobile devices, and a large iDeck interface with integrated, extra-large left and right smash buttons. Scientific Games officials say they are particularly proud of the patent-pending, simple three-piece assembly of the TwinStar V75, which allows for easy transportation, installation and servicing with no specialty tools or heavy lifting required. Also, despite its size, the cabinet’s footprint is very conservative, taking up a lot less floor and visual space than competitive cabinets, thanks to its sleek, efficient design. The V75 was specifically designed to address many of the issues operators have had with large-display cabinets. For more information, visit scientificgames.com.

SenGame 3.0

SENSEN NETWORKS • BOOTH 5338 3.0 is the latest release from Sensen Networks S enGame that will be launched at G2E Las Vegas.

SenGame 3.0 captures table game performance metrics accurately and cost-effectively. The three-dimensional color, infrared and depth-sensing technology determines the number of players at the table and hands per hour, as well as the number, type and value of all bets placed. This information is then used for numerous business intelligence applications for table-game yield optimization and player satisfaction. SenGame 3.0 includes the edition of the tiny new 68mm x 17mm x 7.25mm camera, allowing for the additional features of float count, mixed chip stack valuation and player grading capabilities. The compact size also makes it much more flexible to attach to varying existing table signage while remaining inconspicuous. SenGame 3.0 also comes complete with its own dashboard for operators to take a simple snapshot of any area of the gaming floor over any period in real time. As with SenGame 2.0, the option also remains to provide data for existing yield management systems. SenGame was designed to be both quick and simple so casinos experience zero downtime and disruption to the gaming floor. Each table is fitted with a camera and a mini PC that communicate to a server, which can then interface with any existing system. Gathering accurate table game insights was both difficult and prohibitively expensive to achieve in the past. However, advances in technology and software solutions have now made it a reality, and Sensen Networks is leading the way. For more information, visit sensennetworks.com.


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Portrait Mode Gaming

SG INTERACTIVE • BOOTH 1126

Interactive’s portrait-mode gaming began as a C SG resourceful innovation with big potential. One

quick turn of a device sent a landscape game to portrait orientation, opening the screen to new artistic possibilities and unique game mechanics. Portrait mode offers flexibility to game creators and an unexpected surprise for players. Some titles, like Hercules High & Mighty, are optimized for portrait mode and can only be played vertically. Others, including Dr. Jekyll Goes Wild, The Cheshire Cat and Zeus God of Thunder, can transition mid-spin from portrait to landscape or vice-versa. The diverse offering of portrait mode and dual orientation content gives players unparalleled options when choosing how they want to play. Now, with a strong initial portrait mode offering, SG Interactive is expanding the library to include player-favorite brands and instantly recognizable licenses. The Monopoly Bring the House Down slot, a new

iteration of a massively popular licensed franchise, brings the iconic game to a new level with stunning portrait-mode animations and classic landscape play, featuring dynamic bonuses and a sleek visual interface. Portrait mode continues to create new gaming opportunities in the real-money gaming space in regulated jurisdictions, and the power of one-handed slot play gives this innovation a strong foundation for growth. Currently, portrait-mode games already account for one-third of SG Interactive’s best-performing real-money titles, leading to plans for many more exciting and unique portrait titles in 2018. As mobile devices continually change, new uses for everyday technology become a necessity for players. While a quick rotation of a phone may take no effort on the player’s part, it opens up an entirely new gaming world that brings real-money online gaming to a new technological frontier. For more information, visit scientificgames.com.

Qorex

TCSJOHNHUXLEY • BOOTH 4439 focus for TCSJohnHuxley Iat major G2E 2017. Following on from nnovation continues to be a

the worldwide launch of Qorex Electronic Gaming Solutions at last year’s show, the company will be debuting a host of new additions to the range.

Powered by the GFL Gaming module, the ergonomically designed Qorex terminal is now available in a 23-inch cabinet as well as the existing 27-inch version. The new 23-inch cabinet incorporates all the features of the original larger terminal, but has been designed to provide a more spacesaving footprint—ideal when space is at a premium or there’s a restric36 | G2E Preview 2017

tion on the number of tables. A variety of terminal configurations will be showcased at G2E, clearly displaying the flexibility of Qorex. Center-stage will be an eight-player Qorex carousel featuring Gameball, the custom-developed new baccarat-style game. This new version brings excitement and entertainment to the traditional game as special 12-sided dice are automatically shaken to establish winning hands. With the added benefit of three types of jackpots, Gameball is set to create as much of a stir in the U.S. as it did when it was unveiled in Macau at G2E Asia recently, winning a “Hot Product” award. Alongside the developments of the Qorex terminal is the completely redesigned Qorex Tablet Table. Now designed as a flexible modular system that can be built into custom-designed furniture or bars, Qorex Tablet Table features an integrated bill validator system, eye-catching LEDs and a consistent user interface which allows players to easily transition from Qorex terminal to tablet and vice versa. For more information, visit tcsjohnhuxley.com.

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has been manufacturing and innovating pushS uzoHapp buttons for over 50 years for a multitude of applications.

Picture key technology is the latest innovation in pushbuttons—all the adaptability of touch screens with the tactile satisfaction of mechanical pushbuttons. SuzoHapp removes the limits of standard LCD buttons in both shape and content, utilizing a single LCD with a unique polymer overlay to elevate the image to the surface of the button. Operators can easily program the entire deck at once with dynamic and customizable visuals, allowing for unprecedented interaction between games and buttons as well as ease of transition between game themes. SuzoHapp maintains a wide range of traditional pushbuttons in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors, while also featuring unique highlight effects. Some of the standout illuminated pushbuttons include: • Aura RGB LED pushbuttons—jumbo color-changing buttons that span 3.86 inches in diameter. • UFO LED pushbuttons—further enhances the Aura button with a color changing RGB LED light ring. • HALO Effect pushbuttons—mechanical pushbuttons elegantly highlighted with an additional illuminated outer edge. • Casino Chrome pushbuttons—further enhances the HALO effect with chrome styling. For more information, visit suzohapp.com.


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SPORTS BETTING

Focus on Sports Betting Conference sessions and keynote presentation will reveal the growing momentum to legalize sports betting

Education sessions with a sports betting slant:

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2 11:15 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. • VERONESE 2504

Is It or Isn’t It? iGaming Within Sports Betting in the U.S. This session will look at how iGaming fits into efforts to legalize sports betting in the U.S., at both the state and federal levels. The discussion will cover: • Does ring-fenced mobile sports betting, like that in Nevada, count as iGaming? • If so, is that model usable in other states if they were to introduce iGaming? • Is the U.S. better off modeling the U.K. or other European jurisdictions’ iGaming formats?

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3 At G2E 2016, a keynote presentation featured AGA President & CEO Geoff Freeman interviewing former NBA Commissioner David Stern, an early advocate of re-examining the legality of sports betting.

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hen the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) was passed in 1992, the goal was to shut down illegal sports betting in the United States except in states where it was already legal—Nevada, Oregon, Delaware and Montana (the latter three only permit parlay betting on lottery games). But PASPA has clearly been a failure. Trillions of dollars have been wagered illegally on sports, and today, an annual “industry” actively accepts $150 billion in illegal sports bets. Several years ago, the state of New Jersey listened to its voters who approved sports betting overwhelmingly in a referendum passed in 2011 and filed suit to overturn PASPA. After winding its way through lower courts (mostly unsuccessfully), it was approved for a U.S. Supreme Court hearing in the upcoming term, which starts in October. Should the court find PASPA to be unconstitutional, as the suit charges, every state would have the opportunity to decide whether to legalize sports betting within its borders. Whatever happens in the Supreme Court, it is clear that PASPA has created the black market in sports betting that currently exists. PASPA has forced sports betting underground (and on illegal websites), with no guarantee of payment or consumer protections. In the United Kingdom and other European countries 38 | G2E Preview 2017

where sports betting is legal, there is no black market because bettors enjoy a regulated and controlled market. In addition, an uncontrolled black market brings with it other societywrecking ills like drug dealing, money laundering, human trafficking and racketeering. In addition, PASPA fails to protect the integrity of sports, as officials have no access to point lines and odds, which can often be the first indicators that something is amiss with any game or performance. There has been real movement over the past two years towards legalizing sports betting. Led by NBA Commissioner Alan Silver, leaders of sports leagues have also urged another look at sports betting, including NHL leader Gary Bettman, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred and MLS Commissioner Don Garber. Only the National Football League has not weighed in for professional sports. So it’s no surprise that G2E will hold an extensive review of sports betting and its potential as a revenue-driver and a way to eliminate the black market. Kicking off G2E’s focus on sports betting is a keynote presentation on Tuesday, October 3 at 9 a.m. Experts will join AGA President and CEO Geoff Freeman to talk about the various legal and operational elements of legal sports wagering.

2 P.M. – 3 P.M. • TITIAN 2301

Technology Meets Tradition: Regulation and Compliance’s Role in Tribal Innovation iGaming adoption has never been a hotter topic of debate. Attend this session and get an insider’s point of view on how regulation and compliance will affect your tribe and your casino’s bottom line. • Hear the discussion on regulated sports betting, DFS and other forms of iGaming; • Learn how tribal sovereignty plays a role in interactive; • Review key learnings from the DFS challenges with state oversight; and, • Find out how tribes can benefit most from eSports.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 1:30 P.M. – 2:30 P.M. • TITIAN 2303

Pressure Points: How States Are Readying For a Future with Sports Betting This panel examines the various methods states are taking to put pressure on the federal sports betting ban, whether in the form of introducing “placeholder” bills in state legislatures, the amendment of existing state gaming regulations, or allowing for the amendment of tribal-state compacts. • Examine how each of the featured states attempted to amend their laws/regulations; • Discuss what future regulatory models would look like in various state-based sports betting schemes; and, • Learn about the reasons why each featured state is seeking to legalize sports betting.


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iGAMING CONGRESS

iGaming Growth at G2E As iGaming is on the verge of breaking out in the U.S., G2E expands its coverage 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Is It or Isn’t It? iGaming Within Sports Betting in the U.S. This session will look at how iGaming fits into efforts to legalize sports betting in the U.S., at both the state and federal levels. • Does ring-fenced mobile sports betting, like in Nevada, count as iGaming? • If so, is that model usable in other states if they were to introduce iGaming?

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he relationship between iGaming and G2E has changed over the years. From the days of being totally illegal in the United States until today when the three states where iGaming is legal are poised to expand, iGaming has been an important part of gaming’s largest trade show and conference. Gone are the days when technical hurdles would confound officials in U.S. gaming jurisdictions. The success of iGaming in Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey is unquestioned, and the sky is the limit once other states join the industry. Concerns about geo-location, know your customer, payment processing and age verification have been largely mollified. Revenues—at least in New Jersey—have continued to increase, while more players become comfortable gambling online and then visiting their favorite casinos. The crossover of players can no longer be denied. The iGaming Congress has been a fixture at G2E over the last half-dozen years, and brings together the leaders of the industry to discuss current developments and future possibilities. Curated by iGaming pioneer Sue Schneider, the iGaming Congress 2017, held on Monday, October 2, gets down to brass tacks. There clearly is momentum toward more legalization in the U.S., and the iGaming Congress will examine how this will happen, what will be the impact, and who the players might be. For any casino company contemplating 40 | G2E Preview 2017

an entry into the iGaming world, or even expecting competition from the online betting, G2E’s iGaming Congress will provide you with the information that will give decisions and actions more clarity and intuition. And of course, the iGaming Congress isn’t the end of the iGaming discussions at G2E. There are several more sessions during the core program held from Tuesday, October 3 to Thursday, October 5 that will inform and expand your understanding of this critical issue. Don’t miss it. G2E’s iGAMING CONGRESS 2017 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2 • VERONESE 2401

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Another Year Later: iGaming Policy in the U.S. Another year has come and gone, and with it came more attempts at passing iGaming legislation in various states. This session will offer a recap of which states were successful and why, and look at those still trying. • Get up to date on the state of iGaming. • Identify the official U.S. policy of iGaming (the answer may surprise you).

1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Gaming Around the World: A Global iGaming Overview Three expert panelists, three regions of the world, three distinct iGaming policy achievements and business climates. • Warwick Bartlett, gaming analyst with Global Betting and Gaming Consultants, offers the big picture on European iGaming. • Christopher Grove of Eilers & Krejcik Gaming will provide an overview of the emergent U.S. iGaming market. • Rosalind Wade of Asian Gaming Brief will provide an overview of growth markets, including eSports betting. 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Business Primer: Evaluating Prospective Technology Partners Wading into the world of interactive gaming can be overwhelming. You owe it to your business to be up to speed on the terminology and the vast array of technology options. • Explore how to develop the best path for you, in terms of both gaming technology and marketing partners. 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. eSports Betting: The Global Outlook This session will take an in-depth look at how betting on the outcomes of eSports matches is growing both in the U.S. and internationally. • Gain an in-depth understanding of how the eSports betting industry is developing. • Get an advanced look at how the future of mobile eSports betting will evolve. • Hear how both betting operators and professional eSports leagues are addressing match integrity. • Learn about virtual currency betting on eSports and its impact on cash betting.


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2017 EXHIBITOR DIRECTORY

(As of August 24, 2017)

Avuity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3816 Axiomtek . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1233 BCM Advanced Research . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1336 Belka Virtual Reality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1820 Best Name Badges . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3912 Bestech Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1836 .Bet - .Poker - .Lotto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3911 BetConstruct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4823 Betradar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4135 Betson Enterprises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2835 Bluberi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3450 Blue Sky Marketing Group . . . . . . . . . . . . 3612 BMIT Limited . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5025 BMM Testlabs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2230 Brill Hygienic Products Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 2237 Brunswick Bowling Products LLC . . . . . . 4007 COMPANY

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BTX Global Logistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5350 Buyer’s Edge, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5925

3M Touch Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1830

Alpha Innovation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5436

BYA Group SA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1326

911 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit . . . . . . . 5445

AlphaDisplay Co., Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5246

Camlock Systems Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3817

A+ Career Apparel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2016

Alternative Gaming Solutions (Alto Gaming) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2050

Cammegh Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3626

ABA Lock Mei Lock & Security . . . . . . . . 4005 Abbiati Casino Equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . 3423

AMBRA Gaming LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2320

Carmanah Signs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2609

Access-IS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3811

American Engineered Products . . . . . . . . . 1316

Cash Support BV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5440

Aces Up Gaming Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4105

American Gaming & Electronics Inc. . . . . 2416

Casino Air, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3036

ACS PlayOn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2020

Angel Playing Cards USA Inc. . . . . . . . . . 1826

Action Packed Gaming Products . . . . . . . 3514

ANR Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3516

Casino Careers/Gaming Hospitality Executive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3512

Adept Consulting Services, Inc. . . . . . . . . 2635

Apacer Memory America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . 5433

Casino City Press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5443

ADLINK Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1423

APEX pro gaming a.s. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3359

Casino Essentials LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3526

ARB Labs Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3833

Casino International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5440

Aristocrat Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1141

Casino Journal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5325

Advanced Micro Devices . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3416

Arizona Gaming Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5425

Casino Life Magazine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3318

Advansys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1223

AromaTech Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3712

Casino Money . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3404

Advantech-Innocore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3841

Arrow International Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4033

Casino Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2050

Aerocom Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1325

Aruze Gaming America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 2659

CasinoTech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1226

AEWIN Technologies Co., Ltd. . . . . . . . . 3225

ASAI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3430

CastNET Digital Signage Solutions . . . . . 2726

AGA Innovation Lab at G2E . . . . . . . . . . 2848

Asia Gaming Brief . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5247

Cawley Company/The . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2930

AGEM-Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3700

ASROCK Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3324

Cedar Packaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3813

AstroSystems Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1220

Ceronix Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3435

Agilysys, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3800

At Work Uniforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3518

CEW International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2818

AGS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1253

ATG Electronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6036

Chadsworth & Haig . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5824

Aimtron Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3410

Atrient . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3602

Chetu, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3436

Ainsworth Game Technology . . . . . . . . . 1259A

Aurify Gaming LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1816

Cintas Corp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1235

Alberici S.p.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2616

Authentic Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5243

CIS Technology Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2336

Alfastreet Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2448

AutoFry/MultiChef – MTI Products. . . . . 5838

Codespace Gaming, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3211

All Star Incentive Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . 3610

Avigilon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4002

Cole Kepro International LLC . . . . . . . . . 3136

Advanced ID Detection, a Confirm.io company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5933

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Canon Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2023


Competition Interactive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3846

Econnect Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3710

Fortunet Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3307

Convectex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6529

Effinet Systems Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1832

Four Winds Interactive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2832

Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law . . . . . 4303

Eleetus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5026

Fourth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4200

CountR GmbH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4300

Elite Casino Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5427

Fujitsu Frontech North America . . . . . . . 3926

Crane Payment Innovations . . . . . . . . . . . 1850

Elite Gaming Technologies Inc. . . . . . . . . 4018

G2E Keynote Stage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5643

CSB Group Malta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5025

eMarker, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3805

Gable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2213

Cummins Allison . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4830

Engaged Nation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1318

Galaxy Gaming Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4208

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc. . . . . 3506

eTouchMenu, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6229

GamblingCompliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3611

Current Components Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4013

Euro Games Technology (EGT) . . . . . . . . 2452

Gamblit Gaming, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4423

Custom America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3020

EverFine Industrial Co. Ltd. (EFCO) . . . . 2826

Game Time International (GTI) . . . . . . . 5446

Database Dynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2410

Everi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1116

GameCo Inc. – The Video Game Casino . 5034

David Musty Putters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6433

Experiture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1635

Gamesman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1430

Dege Tianbao Anime Sci & Tech Ltd . . . 5533

Expo Enterprise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5827

Gaming Arts LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2809, 3008

Delta Five Systems, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6536

EYEQMGM Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1823

Gaming Capital Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2436

DFI Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2830

FABICash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1630

Gaming Intelligence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4202

Diane Katzman Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3913

Fantalooks Co., Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3819

DiTronics Financial Services . . . . . . . . . . 3616

Fazolis Restaurants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6533

Gaming Laboratories International, LLC (GLI) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4430

DLV Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3219

FBM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2844

Gaming Partners International/GPI . . . . . 4433

DR Gaming Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4405

Fifth Third Bank . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3805

Gaming Standards Association . . . . . . . . . 4100

DreamCatcher Hotels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6538

FinScan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3408

Gaming Support USA, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 2623

Duetto, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4000

First Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3406

Gaming Technology Group . . . . . . . . . . . 2435

Eclipse Compliance Testing . . . . . . . . . . . 2412

Fish Game Kings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2216

Ganlot, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3026

Eclipse Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2840

Flytech Technology Co., Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . 3023

Gary Platt Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2618

Ecolab Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3809

Formax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3209

Gasser Chair Company Inc. . . . . . . 3016, 3216

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2017 EXHIBITOR DIRECTORY KEYper Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4008 KEYPR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2711 Konami Gaming, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1154 Kortek Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2630 Krispy Krunchy Foods LLC . . . . . . . . . . . 6029 Kronos Incorporated . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2413 Kuo Kau Paper Products Co., Ltd., dba Queen Playing Card . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3025 KYTronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3916 Lilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Orbits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6531 Line Seiki . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3425 M3 Technology solutions LLC . . . . . . . . . 5148 MAGiCARD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3826 Magothy Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4113 Majestic Industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3539 Mastercraft Floor Covering . . . . . . . . . . . . 2626 Matsui America Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3426 MCM Electronics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2220 Genesis Gaming Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . 2223

iGaming Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5020

Meridian Gaming Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4827

GET in Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5344

IGT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3659

Merkur Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3353

GGB Magazine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3701

Impact Display Solutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2235

Meta Gaming Studios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4016

Giesecke & Devrient America Inc . . . . . . 4216

Imprint Plus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5927

MGT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1941

Global Gadgets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5536

INAG Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4108

MicroFirst Gaming Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2612

Global Payments Gaming Services Inc. . . 4411

Incom Inc . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3418

Mimo LLC/SoCal Safe Company . . . . . . . 1930

Glory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4835

Incredible Technologies Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 4047

Moniko, d.o.o.el . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2735

Golden Race . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4418

Indian Gaming Magazine . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3513

Morse Watchmans Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2836

Grand Vision Gaming, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . 2419

Industrias Lorenzo S.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3835

MSD MOBILYA TAS. DEK. . . . . . . . . . 3835

Graphic Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1330

Infinite Peripherals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1835

Nanoptix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2036

Grover Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1626

Innodisk Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2932

National Bus Sales, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5834

GTSource . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3917

Innovative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3909

National Cred-A-Chek, Inc. (NCC) . . . . . 4014

GTT Co., Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2535

Inspired . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4130

National Food Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6129

Hammacher Schlemmer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4003

Intelligent Tag . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5348

National Indian Gaming Commission . . . 4103

Hanwha Techwin America . . . . . . . . . . . . 5248

Interblock Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1239

NEC Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3818

Harrah Hotel College, University of Nevada, Las Vegas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3413

International Masters of Gaming Law . . . 4102

New Sun Yu Enterprises Co., Ltd. . . . . . . 3226

ISMS Limited . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3230

Next Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1230

HBG Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3807

Jackpot Digital Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4201

Nic and Syd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3414

HillEver Technology Corporation . . . . . . 1320

JCJ Architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3035

Nidec Sankyo America Corporation . . . . . 2918

Hospitality Wear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4211

JCM Global . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4039

Nippon Primex . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2512

Hot Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5346

John Levy Lighting Productions, Inc. . . . . 4203

Norwegian Cruise Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3412

House Advantage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1623

JOINGO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2613

Huai I Electronics Co., Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . 3323

JSLCD Co., Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2236

Novomatic Group/Novomatic Gaming Industries GmbH . . . . . . . . . . . . 1259

Human Touch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3213

Jyuee Ang Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3325

NRT Technology Corp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4046

Hyatt Die Cast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3236

Keetouch Co., Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5541

NVTEK Electronic Co., Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . 3223

I-5 Design Build Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3839

Kejieda Amusement Equipment Manufacturer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2931

NYX Gaming Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4023

iBASE Gaming Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1536 Identification Systems Group . . . . . . . . . . 4204

Key Systems Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5327

OnCourse Learning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2713

IDScan.net . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3812

Key Tracer Real Time Networks . . . . . . . 3827

OptConnect . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3210

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OfferCraft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3235


2017 EXHIBITOR DIRECTORY Tangam Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1735 Tatung Company of America Inc. . . . . . . 3823 TBE Architects (Thalden, Boyd, Emery) . 3207 TC Millwork Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3539 TCSJohnHuxley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4439 Tech Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3535 TekVisions, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3310 The Big Jackpot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2736 The Bright Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3311 Touch Dynamic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3907 Tovis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1424 Traffic Generation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1433 TransAct Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2423 Transcend Information, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . 1736 TWCT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3123 Two Rivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6024

OpticWash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4301

SBTech . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5323

Optimove . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3120

SCA Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1216

Ortiz Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4444

Scientific Games Corporation . . . . . . . . . . 1126

Oser Communications Group . . . . . . . . . 5434

SenSen Networks Pty. Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . 5338

Ovation Artist Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6039

Shenzhen Masung Technology Co. Ltd. . . 5431

Patir Casino Seating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3835

Shenzhen Qiaoyun Technology Co., Ltd. 2712

Patriot Gaming & Electronics . . . . . . . . . 2820

Sightline Payments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3805

Pauma Band of Mission Indians/Williams & Cochrane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4104

SIQ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2737 Skechers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1323

University of Nevada, Reno Gaming Management Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3517

PDS Gaming LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1436

Skilled Game Development LLC . . . . . . . 5429

Peripheral Dynamics Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4206

Vantiv . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3805

SlipGrips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6224

Planet Bingo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4011

Veloxity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5833

Slot Constructor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3510

Plasma Air International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2537

Veridocs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2936

Slot-Tickets Worldwide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1435

Playersoft Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1636

Victor-Strategies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5543

SmartSoft Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4107

Plug In and Pour . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5825

Video King Gaming Systems (VKGS) LLC 3030

SNBC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5245

VideoPoker.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5249

Privileges Lounge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4618

Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits of Nevada . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6629

Virtual Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2413

Profit Recovery Partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4006

Spectra . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4109

Provista . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6429

Spintec . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2046

Pyramid Entertainment Group Inc. . . . . . 6138

Staff Shirts, a division of Formal Shirts LLC 4211

Quixant USA Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2040

Staff Shoes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4211

(RMC Legal) Regulatory Management Counselors P.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3316

Steelman Partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3846

Premium Waters, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6530

Reldom Corp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3033 Relex Studios LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5121 Revolutionary Technology Systems . . . . . 3420 Riverslot.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3525 Rouleno Games LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6534 RSM US LLP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4205 Rymax Marketing Services, Inc. . . . . . . . . 3623 SAGSE/Monografie S.A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5441 48 | G2E Preview 2017

Stonecarpet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5527 Stylegame USA LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2430 SuzoHapp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4233 Synergy Blue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2823 Sysco Corporation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5820 Table Trac Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3336 TableCaptain by PokerAtlas . . . . . . . . . . . 2716 Taiwan Electrical & Electronic Manufacturers Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3024

TYC Tong Yu Corp. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3224 U.S. Bank Gaming Services . . . . . . . . . . . 2816 UltraViolet Devices Inc. (UVDI) . . . . . . . 4004 Uniforms by Class Act, LLC . . . . . . . . . . 3212 United Food Group Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6324 United States Playing Card Company . . . 3613 Unity Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1331

VisuaLimits, LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3805 VizExplorer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3630 VNE – Density Networks . . . . . . . . . . . . 1335 VSR industries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1616 Waitressville Uniforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3814 Walco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6226 Well-Gardner Technologies, Inc.. . . . . . . . 3830 Wilkin Marketing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2636 William Roam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6033 Win Systems-Gold Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3849 Yogonet.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5347 Zitro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2440 Zuum d.o.o . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3635 Zytronic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5021


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GLOBAL GAMING WOMEN

Honor the Patty Award Winners Kick Up Your Heels, the annual fundraiser for Global Gaming Women, will be held at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas October 4 at 6 p.m.

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he Patty Becker Pay It Forward Award and representative bracelet are given annually at Global Gaming Women Charitable Education Fund’s (GGW) primary fundraiser, Kick Up Your Heels (KUYH,) named after a legend in the casino industry, the first female regulator in gaming. Becker has been an inspiration to women in all disciplines in industry. The honorees for the Patty Becker Pay It Forward Award are selected by the GGW board of directors for their support and volunteer efforts for GGW and on behalf of other women in the gaming industry. Kick Up Your Heels, held on October 4, 2017, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., will be hosted by the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The 2017 Patty Becker Pay It Forward Award recipients and their achievements follow. 2017 RECIPIENTS OF THE PATTY BECKER PAY IT FORWARD AWARD Jointly: Eileen Moore, Regional President Caesars Entertainment and Holly Gagnon President & CEO, Seneca Gaming Moore and Gagnon have been part of GGW leaderEileen Moore ship since it commenced in 2000. In addition to serving on the GGW Board of Directors, they co-chair the Mentorship Committee. They sorted through countless mentorship programs attempting to determine how best to Holly Gagnon facilitate a program broad enough to encompass more gaming women than an individual property or company. This year, GGW launched its mentorship program with 11 Lean In Circles and 81 participants representing 28 companies. The program continues to be expanded on an annual basis. Sheila Bangalore, Assistant General Counsel, Aristocrat Technologies Bangalore has served as an active member of the GGW Events Committee since 2015. Most notable is her leadership as the co-organizer of the 2016 Power of 50 | G2E Preview 2017

Technology conference and the upcoming 2017 G2E Power of Entertainment conference. Bangalore also took the lead to moderate a panel for the conferences. She is an advocate for GGW programs at Aristocrat and is a 2016 graduate of the GGW’s top program, the W Development Program. Nicole Fields, Director Industry Relations, Global Gaming Expo, Reed Exhibitions Fields has served as a member of the GGW Events Committee since 2015. She created and organized the 2015 Power of the Suit event and the 2017 Canadian Gaming Summit panel, where she also served as the panel moderator. Fields has also supported other event committee activities including the annual National Indian Gaming Association conference. She has been an active volunteer in supporting GGW even as she transitioned into her role with a new company. Maureen Keenan, Vice President of Finance, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Keenan has served on the GGW board and Executive Committee and as treasurer for

GGW since its inception as an independent charitable entity in 2016. Under her finance leadership, GGW was able to make that transition smoothly and effectively. She has generated the annual budget, prepared monthly statements, and filed the organization’s initial tax return. She is an advocate within the organization on appropriateness of expenditures ensuring fiscal responsibility. Ann Simmons Nicholson, President and CEO, The Simmons Group Simmons used her knowledge of the gaming business and human resources to help build the GGW Education Committee Pyramid Classes. The Pyramid Classes consist of Emerging Leaders, Front Line Leaders, Leadership Development, and the W Development Conference. These classes are the backbone of the GGW educational offerings and Ann inspires each attendee. In addition, she trains the facilitators for the GGW Lean In Circles. She has served on the GGW board and Executive Committee since it commenced in 2016 and led by example assisting in building the organization. Cassie Stratford, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Boyd Gaming Stratford serves on the GGW Western Regional Education Committee and the Kick Up Your Heels fundraising Committee. She is a graduate of the initial W Development Class of 2015 and has been an advocate within Boyd Gaming for Boyd women executives and new leaders to attend GGW educational classes. Stratford’s work on the Western Regional Committee led to two successful annual leadership programs and an initial GGW Frontline program in 2017. This work has directly affected 75 women who attended the GGW programs, and indirectly all of those that these


graduates now work with as they develop their new skill sets. Tiffany Widdows, Director of Marketing, Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino Widdows serves on the GGW Western Regional Education Committee as well as the GGW Education Committee’s Scholarship Selection Subcommittee. In addition, since the W Development Class does not have an organizational committee, Widdows has become the primary volunteer fulfilling every last-minute need, including obtaining professional speakers and logistics. She is a 2015 graduate of the W Development Program and has gone on to be a subject matter presenter at the 2016 W Conference in the area of marketing. Ellen Whittemore, Shareholder, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck Whittemore has attended almost every GGW function since its inception in 2000, lending her knowledge and support to the organization. The

The annual fundraiaser for Global Gaming Women, Kick Up Your Heels, will be held at the Cosmpolitan Las Vegas on October 4 at 6 p.m. A great time is had by all and some serious networking is on slate. past two years, she has chaired the Kick Up Your Heels event. Through her dogged determination, the 2016 event raised just over $100,000, a testament to GGW’s impact and growth in the gaming community. This annual fundraiser supports the

GGW Education Committee budget, and under Whittemore’s leadership, it provided funds for expansion to new programs. Additionally, Whittemore has consistently been a donor to KUYH, leading by example for GGW.

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CASINO ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS

And the Nominees Are…. Comedian Rita Rudner and MGM Exec Mark Prows to be Honored at the Fifth Annual Casino Entertainment Awards CEA finalist nominees, selected from more than 1,000 online nominations, include:

INDEPENDENT CASINO TALENT BUYER OF THE YEAR • Andrew Blank, C3 Presents • Brad Coombs, Meridian Entertainment • Scott Thomas, Buzz Entertainment CASINO BOOKING AGENT OF THE YEAR • Brad Bissell, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) • Matt Korn, Paradigm • Seth Shomes, United Talent Agency (UTA)

Rita Rudner will be presented with the Casino EntertainC omedian ment Legend Award at the fifth annual Casino Entertainment Awards (CEA) on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Vinyl showroom at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Veteran casino entertainment executive Mark Prows, senior vice president, entertainment operations, MGM Resorts International, also will be honored with a Casino Entertainment Legend Award. Sponsored by the Global Gaming Expo, the Casino Entertainment Mark Prows Awards are the only awards exclusively honoring outstanding artists, executives and venues in the casino entertainment industry. The Casino Entertainment Legend Award recognizes lifetime achievement in the casino entertainment industry. Actress, author, comedian, playwright, screenwriter and television host Rita Rudner holds the record for the longest-running solo comedy show in Las Vegas history. Her 15-year run in Las Vegas sold almost 2 million tickets and grossed more than $100 million. Next up for Rudner is the film Secret Sisters and the play Two’s A Crowd, both co-written with her husband of 29 years, Martin 52 | G2E Preview 2017

Bergman. Prows began his entertainment career in 1982 at University of Wyoming. After graduation he moved to different markets with every venue type and size while progressing from frontline positions to senior management. He moved back to Las Vegas when MGM opened in 1993 and has held graduating roles ever since. During his 35-year career, Prows has been instrumental in some of the highest-grossing events in the casino entertainment industry’s history. Actor, comedian, director, producer and writer Paul Rodriguez will be the master of ceremonies for the 2017 Casino Entertainment Awards. Rodriguez is currently touring casinos with Cheech Marin in the Loudmouth Comedy Roadshow. Casino Entertainment Awards also will be presented to artists, executives and venues in eight categories of casino entertainment.

CASINO SHOWROOM/THEATER OF THE YEAR • The Event Center at Seneca Niagara Resort Casino • Montbleu Resort Casino Theater • The Vine at del Lago Resort & Casino CASINO ARENA/AMPHITHEATER OF THE YEAR • The Axis at Planet Hollywood • Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Special Events Center • Soaring Eagle Casino Amphitheatre CASINO ENTERTAINMENT EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR • Dan Pferschy, Agua Caliente Casino • Christian Printup, Seneca Niagara Resort Casino • Monica Reeves, Station Casinos CASINO COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR • Rodney Carrington • Jo Koy • Ralphie May CASINO MUSICAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR • The Isley Brothers • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts • Rascal Flatts CASINO ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR • Clint Holmes • Little Anthony and The Imperials • The Tenderloins


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GGB GAMING & TECHNOLOGY AWARDS

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The winners of the industry’s most prestigious product awards, the GGB Gaming & Technology Awards, will be announced at G2E

GGB GAMING & TECHNOLOGY AWARDS 2017 The winners of the 2017 GGB Gaming & Technology Awards were announced at the 2016 edition of Global Gaming Expo. BEST CONSUMER-SERVICE TECHNOLOGY

Gold Medal: Aristocrat - AvT Silver Medal: OfferCraft - OfferCraft’s Gamification Platform Everi’s TournEvent 5.0

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he GGB Gaming & Technology Awards are the casino industry’s most prestigious awards for technology, products and services that enhance the gaming experience. The honors are 16th Annual designed to recognize and encourage innovation and technology in the rapidly changing gaming industry. Winners of the G&T Awards for 2018 will be announced at Global Gaming Expo and published in the November 2017 issue of Global Gaming Business magazine. Individual presentations will be made in the winners’ booths at G2E on October 4.

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recognition of the industry’s technology initiatives. “The Gaming & Technology Awards have long been recognized as the gold standard for technology companies in the gaming industry,” he says. “And by presenting the awards at G2E, the GGB Gaming & Technology Awards are able to convey ‘Best of Show’ winners at G2E. And since G2E is the most prestigious show in the gaming industry, the presentation of these awards at G2E elevates the winners and all nominees to the top level of gaming suppliers.” In the past, winners of the GGB Gaming and Technology Awards have gone on to revolutionize the casino industry, set high standards on the slot floor, and set benchmarks for quality casino games. Judges for the awards this year are Claudia Winkler, president, GH Consulting; Rob Russell, gaming analyst, Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C.; Frank Neborsky, vice president of slots, del Lago Resort & Casino; Gerhard Burda, president and CEO, ESCAPES Advisory Services; and Cliff Paige, slot director, South Point Casino Hotel.

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Accomplishments in 12 Months AGEM has had a busy year

4 Focus on International Markets AGEM developed contacts and relationships on the ground in Brazil and Japan as both countries continue to debate the idea of legalized gambling. In Tokyo, AGEM attended the Japan Gaming Congress and subsequently provided specific input to the IR Promotion Committee formed to outline the enabling legislation aimed at bringing casinos to the country.

5 Advancement of Women in Gaming

Aristocrat and Ainsworth Game Technology founder Len Ainsworth received the Jens Halle Memorial Award Honoring Excellence in Commercial Gaming Professionalism; the Peter Mead Memorial Award Honoring Excellence in Gaming Media & Communications went to former Las Vegas Review-Journal gaming reporter and columnist Howard Stutz

1 Powerful Economic Impact AGEM partnered with the respected Las Vegas firm of Applied Analysis to assess the global economic impact of gaming suppliers, and the highlights include direct ($17.9 billion), indirect ($14.9 billion) and induced ($14.7 billion) impacts totaling $47.5 billion of economic output (revenue) in 2016, along with 55,145 direct, 68,128 indirect and 88,833 induced employees with an average direct wage per employee of $89,400, reflecting a significant premium to the current U.S. average annual wage of $49,630, as listed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

AGEM supports the growth and elevation of women in gaming, and has become a leading supporter of Global Gaming Women, now a stand-alone organization, by contributing to its Charitable Education Fund and Power of Technology conference, and serving as the title sponsor of its annual Kick Up Your Heels reception at G2E in Las Vegas. AGEM also provided financial support for the “Go Red for Women” movement that benefits the American Heart Association.

6 Variable-Payback/Skilled-Based Gaming What has become known as “skill-based gaming” officially went live, initially in Nevada and New Jersey, and AGEM and its members have continued to promote its expansion into other markets. AGEM gave a presentation at the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCLGS) winter meeting that outlined the regulatory or legislative steps different state markets would need to take to introduce this new form of gaming.

2 Industry Cooperation AGEM worked with the American Gaming Association (AGA) on the G2E and G2E Asia events and with the European Casino Association (ECA) on ICE, the International Casino Conference (ICC) and the European Dealer Championship. AGEM also partnered on other issues and events with a wide variety of other industry associations, including the Gaming Technologies Association (GTA), Gaming Standards Association (GSA), International Masters of Gaming Law (IMGL), the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) and others.

3 Regulatory Reform AGEM has been participating in the AGA’s NextGen Working Group dedicated to general regulatory reform, and had specific interaction providing direct input to regulators in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois, New York, Michigan, Mexico and Macau, among other markets. 56 | G2E Preview 2017

7 Commitment to Education AGEM continues to fund the AGEM Scholarship at Drexel University in Philadelphia, highlighting a busy 12 months focused on the educational component in its mission statement. In addition to supporting Drexel, AGEM has funded scholarships or contribu-


tions to the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada State College, the American Indian College Fund, the Global Gaming Women Charitable Education Fund, Atlantic Cape (N.J.) Community College, the International Center for Gaming Regulation at UNLV, the UNLV Center For Gaming Innovation and others.

8 Responsible Gaming The AGEM board in February approved the contract renewal of AGEM Director of Responsible Gaming Connie Jones, and she had a very active year as AGEM continued to financially support a wide variety of organizations dedicated to responsible gaming initiatives, including the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG), the National Council on Problem Gambling, the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling, the Problem Gambling Center in Las Vegas and GamCare in the United Kingdom. As a specific example, the annual AGEM-AGA Golf Classic presented by JCM Global raised a record $155,000 for the NCRG.

9 Standing Up for Its Members AGEM advocates for its members on a daily basis, but raised that level of engagement in Washington, D.C. by pushing against introduced legislation dubbed the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), and at the state level in the dispute between the Pueblo of Pojoaque tribe and the state of New Mexico.

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10 AGEM Mexico Committee Along with operator-dominated trade groups APPJSAC and AIEJA, AGEM worked with regulatory agency SEGOB on updated language governing gaming in Mexico. The AGEM Mexico Committee represents all of the member companies that serve the overall Mexican market.

11 AGEM Memorial Awards At G2E last year, AGEM revealed the inaugural winners of the Jens Halle Memorial Award Honoring Excellence in Commercial Gaming Professionalism: Aristocrat and Ainsworth Game Technology founder Len Ainsworth. The Peter Mead Memorial Award Honoring Excellence in Gaming Media & Communications went to former Las Vegas Review-Journal gaming reporter and columnist Howard Stutz.

12 AGEM Officers January brought an updated officer team as the AGEM Board of Directors approved the slate presented of President Tom Nieman, JCM Global; Vice President David Lucchese, Everi; Vice President of Government Relations Scott Gunn, IGT; Secretary Mark Dunn, Aristocrat; Treasurer Tom Jingoli, Konami; Co-General Counsel Harper Ko, Scientific Games; and Co-General Counsel Daron Dorsey, Ainsworth.


Q&A

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Tom Nieman,

President, Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers

om Nieman became president of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers late last year, taking over from Konami’s Tom Jingoli, who served a long term at the helm of AGEM. Nieman is senior vice president of marketing for JCM, and

has been a respected figure on the manufacturer side of the industry for more than 20 years. He spoke with GGB Editor Frank Legato in his offices in Las Vegas in August. To hear a full podcast of this interview, visit GGBMagazine.com.

GGB: Tom, you’re the first new president at AGEM in eight years. How’s the transition going, from Tom Jingoli to you? Tom Nieman: Well, there’s certainly a learning curve. Now I appreciate more of what Tom (Jingoli) did. There were tasks that he did every month that I didn’t realize were going on at the president’s level. I got a quick lesson of what needs to get done. So, I appreciate how (AGEM Executive Director) Marcus Prater runs it. He does such a wonderful job in his role as an executive director, and he tries to keep the role of president as simplified as possible. There has been a transition, but I think I’m up to speed.

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The rest of the board has always been supportive of the views of the president. Is that still the case? I’d say for the most part, but we really have encouraged an attitude of “everybody speaks up.” That includes the voting officers that represent all the major OEMs and all the members. You have fierce competitors that are members of AGEM. How do you get them to work together, for the betterment of the industry? There’s no doubt that the culture was set in place, and I have to credit Jingoli and Prater for establishing that culture. We know everybody’s got their own agenda, but when you come into this room, when we discuss it from the perspective of AGEM, we want to do what’s right for the industry. It has to work for everyone. Over the past year there’s been a lot more cooperation with regulators. A.G. Burnett (Nevada’s chief regulator) has been at your meetings, and you worked with him in formulating the regulations for skill and eSports. In New Jersey, Dave Rebuck has been working with AGEM. Why is AGEM expanding this role? I think it was a natural phenomenon with the maturation of the association, and the people participating in it, that the realization that it can be far more efficient for one organization representing many companies, hopefully representing them with a single viewpoint. It’s far more efficient to deal with an association than to have to deal with each individual company. And the surprising thing—I say “surprising” from my standpoint—is the collaborative effort that the regulators bring to this. They actually push us to go places we didn’t think they’d allow us to go. And so, if you go out and collect information from a large number of companies, and bring it to us in a clear, concise man58 | G2E Preview 2017

AGEM hired Connie Jones as the responsible gaming director. Why was that, and how has she contributed to the conversation on responsible gaming? Again, I have to credit Jingoli and Prater, who very quickly realized that someone with her skill set was available in the marketplace, and how important a role that can play. If AGEM was to continue in its maturation towards being relevant to the industry, the problem gaming issue is dead center. And Connie does a wonderful job. She’s a great information gatherer, but she won’t hesitate to speak up and give a strong opinion to those who will listen, on what they’re doing right, and what they may be doing wrong. I think it’s been a great three years since she came on board. Tell us about the focus on education for your members. It’s important that everybody stay up to speed. This industry has so many new and evolving situations. And you know, when you use the term “gaming” today, it means so many things to so many people—beyond brick-and-mortar casinos. Getting that information from the outside world, trying to present it in a clear and concise way to the members, that’s part of the value of belonging to AGEM. That’s why you pay your dues. So we’ve tried to put an emphasis on that. Our responsibility is to gather information from around the world and disseminate it to the members, so they can react to it on an individual, company-bycompany basis. Some of it may be highly relevant to a few companies, some of it may be relevant to everybody. But part of AGEM’s responsibility is to bring that back and to educate its members. And finally, what will AGEM’s role be at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo? How will you increase your visibility there? We’ve worked closely with the AGA and think that these global trade shows are absolutely critical for the dissemination of information and the ability of everyone to get together from a networking standpoint. At this year’s show, we’ll once again have the AGEM booth and, among the many projects we work with the AGA on, none is bigger than the sponsorship that we do for the Chairman’s Reception every year. So, AGEM has always been front and center, and ready to do whatever it takes to help foster this industry and to move it forward.


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AGILYSYS

Maximize Revenue, Enrich Experience

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ften, casino properties are more—they’re also full-service resorts that require best-in-class technology to make the most of every revenue opportunity and enrich the guest experience. Agilysys offers a portfolio of software and services for hospitality properties around the world that are looking to streamline operations and enhance the guest experience. With Agilysys’ industry-leading SaaS and on-premises technology, hospitality professionals can address the entire guest life cycle—from pre-arrival to post-departure, with property management, online booking, activity scheduling, business analytics, pointof-sale, self-service kiosks, reservations and table management, inventory and procurement, workforce management and document management solutions. Agilysysy supports every aspect of the hospitality business. Agilysys LMS Lodging Management System is an industry-leading property management solution recognized for its ability to automate hotel operations, from reservations to guest player accounts to housekeeping. A versatile foundation easily expands to incorporate activities scheduling, attraction ticketing, food and beverage, online reservations and more. LMS further streamlines operations with payment transaction security, expanded reservation entry and search capabilities, advanced posting of nightly charges and rGuest Analyze business analytics integration. Agilysys InfoGenesis Flex is an awardwinning mobile point-of-sale technology offering the same full-featured functionality found in InfoGenesis POS, but on a handheld tablet. Ideal for any F&B, retail outlet or pop-up venue, this versatile POS enables servers to cater to more 60 | G2E Preview 2017

guests and drive more revenue. POS mobility enables service virtually everywhere on property—whether on casino floors, poolside, at the beverage cart, conference centers or spa treatment rooms. Boasting unique offline capabilities, InfoGenesis Flex continues to perform uninterrupted, including in service areas that have inconsistent Wi-Fi connectivity. These resilient handheld tablets are the first certified for servers who are on the go, with the ability to withstand drops, splashes and shocks. With a longer battery life than traditional tablets, InfoGenesis Flex delivers long-lasting performance so servers can focus on increasing revenue opportunities and delivering guest satisfaction.

Agilysys rGuest Analyze, added to InfoGenesis POS and InfoGenesis Flex’s reporting capabilities, provides a powerful business analytics tool offering on-demand intelligence data. Customizable dashboards provide operators performance metrics so they can identify opportunities to boost profitability. rGuest Analyze is available as data-as-aservice, providing a clean data stream that easily integrates into existing workflows. For gaming properties that already have made a significant investment in an enterprise business intelligence tool, rGuest Analyze’s DaaS data extraction capability simplifies the creation of POS data and imports.

Agilysys rGuest Seat is a comprehensive reservation, table management and waitlist management solution. Unlike other reservation solutions, rGuest Seat provides guest profile data, including anniversaries, birthdays and other personal preferences, that is owned by the restaurant with no intermediary. With data belonging to restaurants, service staff can curate a more personal dining experience for their guests. An online reservation widget allows reservations booking from the property’s website, and the software’s unique algorithm ensures guests receive accurate wait-time estimates and immediate notification once their table is ready. Built on open industry standards, the flexible solution can reside on a fixed terminal or operate on a mobile tablet. A mobile tablet enables hosts to greet guests personally and continue to move around updating table status. Agilysys rGuest Pay Gateway added to LMS or InfoGenesis provides secure payment transaction processing. It’s one of the first payment solutions in the industry to leverage PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption, reducing opportunities for malware-related fraud. rGuest Pay features a Payment Information Proxy that secures sensitive card data arriving via e-commerce and tokenization, eliminating cardholder data storage on your network. A full range of fixed and mobile EMV-ready payment devices ensures compliance with the latest security regulations. For more information, visit Agilysys.com or visit Booth 3800 at G2E.


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AGS

Obsessed with the Game

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GS is obsessed with the game. Whether it’s creating award-winning hardware, designing high-performing games for its slot or tablegames libraries or building player-favorite social casino solutions, AGS doesn’t waiver in its passions. At G2E 2017, visitors will get a closer look at the new gaming experiences AGS has been fixated on over the last year. Until then, here’s a peek inside AGS's latest obsessions. Slots AGS upped its hardware game with the debut of Orion last year, and since then it’s deepened its game library to include new titles that continue to drive performance well above house average. With stunning graphics and bonus features that take advantage of Orion’s impressive 42-inch display and 498 game-controlled LED lights, Fu Bao Bei, Lucky Lil’ Devils and Olympus Strikes are full of surprises driven by solid math to keep performance sky-high. G2E attendees also will see the newest addition to AGS’ Orion family of cabinets. AGS’ core library on ICON also has grown with new original titles like Capital Gains, Grand Royale and Jade Dragon. These new games combine with a multi-link progressive innovation—Money Charge Jackpots—and dynamic sign packages for an experience that heightens anticipation and creates more frequent wins. Luck and Prosperity, Koi Riches and Wild Surprize also add to the ICON game library, with links to Hot $ Jackpots, another new progressive family featuring core-gambler style math and gripping bonuses. Perhaps one of AGS’ favorite obsessions is Xtreme Jackpots. This first-of-its-kind multi-linked progressive ecosystem connects across both Orion and ICON for more frequent awards and more explosive jackpots. Buffalo Jackpots XJP and Longhorn Jackpots XJP drive the experience as established, player62 | G2E Preview 2017

favorite games with four jackpot levels and two exciting bonus rounds. Customized sign options and configurations extend the thrills and draw players in. Tables With nearly 2,000 table products installed worldwide, AGS’ obsession with the game goes way beyond the slot

floor. Last year, AGS introduced its award-winning Bonus Spin table game progressive solution, a product that gives players more winning experiences and heightens interaction. This year, AGS is spreading its reach with Bonus Spin Roulette for an even more engaging experience at the wheel. G2E visitors also can check out several new specialty games, like Premium Hold’em, which plays faster than traditional hold’em-style games and offers more action for players. Chase the Flush with Bonus Spin—powered by Dex S, the single-deck, commercialgrade shuffler—also gets a spotlight as a player-favorite poker derivative that has players competing with the dealer for the longest flush. AGS has been fixated on bringing retail-inspired innovations to table game signage as well. New roulette and baccarat signs embrace the value of dynamic, interactive displays that feature animations, crisp graphics and engaging content that can transform games, attract more play and captivate players for increased profit potential. Social Since the launch of AGS’ white-label social casino solution this spring, six new partners have harnessed the power of Social WLC to extend their brands, offer more engagement and drive more visits and revenue to their properties. AGS has been intently focused on offering customers this turn-key, customized social casino solution that’s based on proven, player-favorite, landbased content, including the newest additions Jade Wins, Shadow Fox Dreamcatcher and Rumble in the Jungle. For more information, visit G2E Booth 1253 or visit playags.com.


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REPUTATION EMPLOYEE HEALTH CUSTOMER LOYALTY go up in secondhand smoke.

Exposing people to secondhand smoke reduces social responsibility and brand image, especially now that there are approximately 800 smokefree casinos and other gambling venues in the U.S.

To learn more about the benefits of smokefree casinos, visit smokefreecasinos.org.

Indoor secondhand smoke impacts the frequency and duration of nonsmoking customer visits and makes it harder to attract new customers for meetings, gaming, and non-gaming businesses.

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AINSWORTH GAME TECHNOLOGY

Stunning Cabinets, Exciting Games

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insworth Game Technology will showcase an array of new content for its sleek and innovative A640 and A600 cabinets in Booth 1529 at the 2017 G2E. Ainsworth will display a total of more than 130 games—including titles for both Class III and Class II jurisdictions—as well as new sign package options, linked progressive brands and premium branded slot games sure to attract attention. Highlighting the booth will be PacMan Dynamic Edition. This title follows up on the incredible success of Pac-Man Wild Edition, which has seen tremendous game performance at casinos throughout the U.S. The iconic Pac-Man character is one of the most recognizable figures in arcade game history, and was the basis for the most successful arcade game of all time. Now, Pac-Man has chomped onto casino floors on the A640 cabinet. Pac-Man Dynamic Edition adds even more of the fun that’s made PacMan a global phenomenon with increased player interaction, thrilling bonus features and an enormous wheel that awards massive jackpots. Throughout the game, Pac-Man makes appearances offering players wilds and other fun ways to win. Pac-Man Wild Edition and Pac-Man Dynamic Edition are part of a strategic partnership between Ainsworth and Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. In total, Ainsworth’s Class III game library now tops 250 unique titles, giving casino operators a wide selection of compelling game content for the company’s full line of innovative cabinets, including the A600, A640 and A600 Slant Top. In addition to Pac-Man, among the titles on display for the A640 will be the exciting 64 | G2E Preview 2017

new games Desert Dawn, Desert Dusk, Rumble Rumble Eagle and Nostradamus. Additionally, entirely new brands like QuickSpin and Power Shot will debut at the show. The games take full advantage of the stunning A640, which features optimal viewing on a 40-inch high-definition LCD game screen and an attractive design creating powerful game experiences with eye-catching game art.

The cabinet comes standard with a touch-screen LCD button deck and a mechanical “bash button” to combine the ease of new technology with the excitement of traditional slot play. An optional 27-inch LCD topper will attract players across busy casino floors. On the A600, visitors to Ainsworth’s booth will experience Hao Yun Dao, a new Asian-themed linked progressive series that stands out on casino floors with customizable sign packages, two unique game experiences and worldclass graphics. Several new brands will make their debut on the dual-screen A600, including FirePower and Big Hit Bonanza. These game series offer new play mechanics and math models, along with improved sound and art packages, to take A600 content to the next level. Class II Growth Ainsworth launched its entrance into the Class II market last year, and has seen success across the country. This year at G2E, the company will showcase its eye-catching A600 cabinet for Class II, including several new titles that have had strong performance in Class III markets. Titles shown on the A600 will include Twice the Diamonds, Cash Cave, Mustang Fortune, Light ‘Em Up and other games proven to perform on U.S. casino floors. Undoubtedly, the Class II highlight will be the unveiling of AnyBet, a linked progressive system that can connect to any Ainsworth game and offers players the chance to win progressive jackpots on any game, at any bet, anytime. For more information, contact Mike Trask, director of marketing, at 702-954-3094 or mtrask@agtslots.com.


Strength in Numbers

More than 150 member companies from 23 countries Nearly $18 billion in direct revenue • 55,145 employees 13 publicly traded companies • ONE POWERFUL VOICE Address worldwide industry regulatory and legislative issues • Discounts on major trade show booth space Promote responsible gaming initiatives • Updates from influential global industry leaders Advertising discounts in leading industry publications • Educational partnerships benefiting students and members Visibility in AGEM’s print advertisements • Exposure for publicly traded companies in the monthly AGEM Index Join AGEM today and work together with the world’s leading gaming suppliers. Marcus Prater, Executive Director +1 702 812 6932 • agem.org@cox.net Tracy Cohen, Director of Europe + 44 (0) 7970 833 543 • tracy.cohen@agem-europe.com Connie Jones, Director of Responsible Gaming +1 702 528 4374 • connie.jones@agem.org Design & photo-illustration by Jeff Farrell/Outpost Creative.com • AGEM and charter ESP member since 2007.

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ARISTOCRAT and VGT It’s All About What’s Inside

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very element. Every innovation. Everything we have.” That’s what Aristocrat and VGT bring to their customers, and at G2E the companies will show it truly is all about what’s inside.

“It’s about hardware, games, licenses, mathematics. It’s all those elements coming together in a strong design philosophy,” says Aristocrat Managing Director of the Americas Matt Wilson. At Booth 1141, Aristocrat and VGT will show more of what works for their customers and their players, such as new titles with globally popular themes, the rock-solid Oasis 360 gaming systems solution, leading-edge cabinets to transform the floor and the new breakthrough Ovation product line. Aristocrat’s best titles take a step up in the new RELM XL reel-spinner cabinet, which features a dynamic topper wheel, a range of denominations to cover the floor and game themes players love, such as Buffalo and Britney. Aristocrat’s popular RELM cabinet is expanding with extensions of the Burning Spins and Forever Free game brands, new brands for the low- and high-denom space, and new Asianthemed games from the popular Lucky Destiny and Fortune Prosperity themes. Aristocrat’s Arc Single cabinet entertains with titles including the global sensation Dragon Link game theme, which recently was named one of the Top 20 Most Innovative Products for 2016. Also appearing on Arc Single is the Great American Treasure Hunt game theme. Aristocrat’s elegant and sleek flame55 cabinet entertains players with 55 inches of curved screen wonder. The Game of Thrones slot game is back in an all-new version created specifically for flame55. Also appearing on flame55 66 | G2E Preview 2017

are the Mariah Carey game theme and a new version of the acclaimed Tim McGraw slot game. Additionally, Aristocrat will debut a completely new, globally recognized license on the cabinet at G2E. On Aristocrat’s new EdgeX cabinet is the Walking Dead 3 slot game with allnew thrills and chills. Aristocrat also will premiere two earth-shattering pop culture licensed titles on the cabinet at G2E. The Arc Single cabinet will feature new titles including Elvira, Ted, Pan Am and Zorro. Appearing on the Arc Double cabinet are all-new X Files and Tarzan games and a rocking partylicensed title to be revealed at G2E. The Helix cabinet will showcase game titles including the award-winning Lightning Link, and the Wonder

Wheels cabinet will feature the Candyland game theme and the Wonder Wheels Cashman game theme. Aristocrat’s award-winning Oasis casino management system features the new suite Oasis Loyalty, winner of the platinum award at the 2017 GameChangers Marketing Awards at the Casino Marketing & Technology Conference. This premier loyalty solution showcases Aristocrat’s customercentric perspective, as it works to increase efficiencies across its customers’ gaming floors. Aristocrat will introduce new products to help manage and more efficiently operate casinos of every size, including a new mobile enrollment product (EnrollMix), a new mobile slot dispatch system (FloorFocus) and continued enhancements to the One Link media/progressive system. The landmark Ovation Class II gaming platform brings player-favorite Aristocrat content to the Class II space. VGT will show the Ovation line including the game themes Electric Boogaloo, Golden Peach, Golden Prosperity, Liberty Stripes, Romance of Fire and Rain, Silver Lightning, Serengeti Stampede and Wild Texa’Coins. VGT also will showcase its $uper Hit$ Jackpot$ wide-area progressive titles including Mr. Money Bags $uper Hit$ Jackpot$ and new three-reel mechanical titles including the Mr. Money Bags Sparkling Wilds game. Discover what’s inside at Aristocrat and VGT at Booth 1141.


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AMERICAN NONSMOKERS’ RIGHTS FOUNDATION Breathe Easy American Nonsmokers’ Rights T heFoundation is a 501(c)3, nonprofit

organization whose mission is to promote nonsmoking as the national norm through educational programs, information dissemination, technical assistance and training. Founded in 1984, the organization has more than 30 years of experience promoting prevention and education about the health effects of smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke. The ANR Foundation launched its Breathe Easy with Smokefree Casinos project in 2005. At the time, only seven states included gambling facilities such as card rooms, racetracks and/or casinos in smoke-free workplace laws. Currently, 21 states and territories include casinos in smoke-free workplace regulations, and seven tribal casinos are voluntarily smoke-free. Internationally, many countries require casinos to be smoke-free for worker

health. There are nearly 800 smoke-free gambling facilities across the United States; however, none of the largest gaming states

protect their casino workers from exposure to secondhand smoke. Nearly 90 percent of commercial and/or tribal casino workers still work in smoke-filled casinos. According to the U.S. Surgeon

General, there is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke, and even a little exposure can cause a lot of harm. Smoking sections, smoking rooms and even sophisticated casino HVAC systems do not protect people from the health hazards associated with secondhand smoke exposure. The only known way to protect people from secondhand smoke is with a 100 percent smoke-free environment. Recognized as a leader in smokefree public education, technical assistance and training, the ANR Foundation is well-equipped to provide information, resources and assistance to individual casinos wishing to appeal to the 85 percent of the U.S. population of nonsmokers (including the majority of millennials who do not smoke) to voluntarily go smoke-free. For more information, tools and resources for casino management, visit smokefreecasinos.org.

CASINO TECHNOLOGY Delivering Next-Generation Gaming asino Technology is the renowned European gaming manufacturer and C supplier of high-performing video slot games, slot machines and gaming solutions. In its 20-year history, the company has developed a portfolio of quality products that generate excellent results. With installations in more than 50 jurisdictions, offices and distributors in more than 15 countries and a dedicated team of hundreds of professionals, Casino Technology is committed to delivering next-generation gaming with a series of novelty solutions. Supported by in-depth market research, the creation of each Casino Technology product is based on customer needs, offering uncompromising quality. Some of the latest products in Casino

Technology’s portfolio offering new concepts are the luxurious Arch slot machine with the industry’s first horizontally curved display; its continuation, the Arch Titan slot; the Combo gaming concept that combines an online gaming terminal and standard casino slot machine; the Hot Rod concept, with a modular design of the attached decorative elements; and The Big 5 suite of systems that empowers a smooth and unified gaming experience in the virtual and landbased environments. For more information, visit casino-technology.com.

ALTO GAMING Alternative Gaming Solutions is the U.S.based company that has licensed some of

the best-performing and most popular Casino Technology games and products. Alto Gaming provides original and licensed gaming products and innovative solutions that implement a creative, flexible and customized approach. With a 20-year history and broad experience in different international markets, Alto Gaming creates titles to meet different players’ preferences and markets. Alto Gaming provides a full range of gaming equipment for casinos (Class III), including slot machines, games and systems. The company’s products are GLIcertified and compatible with U.S. gaming standards and requirements. For more information, visit altogaming.com. G2E Preview 2017

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HBG DESIGN Designing Experience

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BG Design (formerly Hnedak Bobo Group) creates gaming and hospitality experiences that delight and inspire. A nationally recognized leader in entertainment architecture and interior design, HBG Design specializes in creating personal, memorable and transformative design environments for national and international clients. HBG Design's talented team delivers innovative design solutions from offices in Memphis, Tennessee and San Diego, California.

A five-time G2E Casino Design Award winner, HBG Design is one of only a select few design firms working in gaming/entertainment design today to own, operate and develop its own 4star hotel—giving HBG Design a distinct edge in understanding hospitality operations and market differentiation. In the last 20 years alone, HBG Design

resulted in HBG Design being consistently recognized as a Top 10 hospitality and entertainment design firm in the U.S. HBG Design’s dynamic network of architects and interior design professionals works collaboratively and strategically to deliver innovation and experience to clients. The firm believes that

has created more than 21 million square feet of resort, hotel, gaming and entertainment space, including more than 20,000 4- and 5-star hotel rooms. This knowledge and experience has

architecture and interior design need to remain connected. In terms of the guest experience, it is impossible to separate the design of a building from the design of its interior—so designers

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approach design as an integrated process that is all-encompassing of the human experience. The firm’s design professionals create timeless design and timeless functionality. Great design enhances lives and guest experiences, so HBG Design has integrated methods into its design process to help improve energy efficiency, sustainability, long-term building performance and guest well-being through connection with nature. HBG Design recently has worked with 20th Century Fox Dubai World, Las Vegas Sands, Hard Rock International and Caesars Entertainment. The firm is proud to serve more than 35 tribal nations across the U.S. in developing experiential gaming destinations that serve to enrich and advance tribal enterprise. HBG Design currently is designing the proposed Rock & Brews Casino Resort for the Kaw Nation in Braman, Oklahoma, a brand co-founded by rock legends KISS. Other current design projects include the expansion of Choctaw Grant Casino Resort, Grant, Oklahoma; the expansion of Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, Buffalo, New York; the Point Casino Hotel, Kingston, Washington; and the Elvisinfluenced Guest House at Graceland Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee. Get to know the HBG Design team and portfolio at hbg.design.


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CINTAS CORPORATION Ready for the Workday Corporation has C intas been getting casinos all

across North America ready for more than 80 years. Cintas’ suite of gaming solutions helps bring casino brands to life and enhances the guest experience by ensuring all of the image, safety and cleanliness details are addressed. From the casino floor to the back door, Cintas’ specialized services can save casinos time and money with the simplicity of a consolidated service partner. As a leader in the uniform industry for nearly 50 years, the tenure among the Cintas design team is unmatched, with 115-plus years of image-apparel experience. Located in the heart of Las Vegas, Cintas’ gaming design studio focuses on designing unique apparel programs that

complement any casino brand vision or brand message through high-end, highly functional uniforms. While comfort, functionality and durability remain important aspects of any uniform program, many clients are placing additional emphasis on retail-inspired, ontrend apparel offering the latest innova-

tions. This has positioned Cintas as a design powerhouse with a team of award-winning designers. It takes much more than uniforms to get a casino “Ready for the Workday.” Cintas’ specialized suite of services helps improve guest satisfaction and ensure a clean, safe and impressive indoor and outdoor environment for any casino. Cintas gets the operator’s employees and facility ready through a robust service including branded floor mats, tile and carpet deep cleaning, A/C unit cleaning, and safety programs such as First Aid cabinets, training, AEDs and even consolidated fire protection services. For more information, visit Cintas.com/gaming.

COUNTR GMBH Make it Play, Make it Pay

F has evolved into the market leader for casino and route redemption terminals in

ounded 10 years ago, CountR GmbH

Europe and Africa. Based in Germany, CountR markets and sells its products through local dealers worldwide. The core product since the beginning has been the ticket redemption CashIO kiosk, available in a wide range of configurations. It offers the unmatched ability to satisfy the needs of high-volume casinos with thousands of slots, as well as bars in route gaming operations. CashIO kiosks can connect to an unparalleled number of casino management and sports betting systems—more than 50 and constantly growing. They have the smallest footprint in the market, with impressive features including ticket and card redemption and issuing, ATM, cash advance, POS, jackpot pay-

ments, hand pays, donations, surveillance and remote access. CountR’s innovative Tickets at Table Games product made the company a leader in the ticket revolution 15 years ago. This easy-to-install ticket redemption device for

table games allows a player to exchange a ticket for chips right at the table, and also can issue a ticket when the player wants to leave the table. TITA’s extreme ease of use offers casinos huge cost savings with no more fills and credits, no need for the cage to exchange chips and more. Also, both the casino and the player can benefit with the addition of a bill validator with a stacker or a high-speed bill discriminator. At G2E for the first time ever, CountR will showcase the QuasiCash feature of TITA, which enables players to buy chips using their debit or credit cards. CountR also will present ICP as a partner offering the full cash-access suite to clients in the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit countr.de/us or Booth 4500 at G2E.

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IGT

Global Gaming Leader

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GT is a global gaming leader. From content to cabinets, and from systems solutions to mobile technologies, IGT boasts the gaming industry’s largest and most comprehensive solutions portfolio. The company’s Wheel of Fortune slots family remains the most popular slot theme of all time and continues to award colossal jackpots in casinos around the world. IGT recently released the MegaTower cabinet—an 11-foot-tall mechanical reel cabinet that features an oversized wheel and houses playerfavorite Wheel of Fortune titles. In recent months, IGT has launched four additional cutting-edge cabinets: the towering CrystalCurve ULTRA cabinet with the standout title The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Sharing the Love, the CrystalDual + Stepper cabinet with titles such as Top Dollar Premium and Megabucks Super Stacks Respin, the S3000 XL cabinet with IGT’s classic Pinball game, and the CrystalCurve cabinet with marquee titles such as Betty White Video Slots and Wild Fury Jackpots. IGT also has extended the content portfolio of some of its most popular hardware solutions by introducing Class II titles for the S3000 cabinet and new TRUE 3D games such as Cash Fever 3D and Return of the Sphinx 3D for the AXXIS 3D cabinet. The company soon will release the highly anticipated Sphinx 4D game on the CrystalCurve TRUE 4D cabinet. The innovation-packed and award-winning game enables players to enjoy a multisensory, ultra-HD experience through its use of TRUE 3D, mid-air haptic and gesture recognition technologies. IGT’s newest video core titles for the CrystalSlant, CrystalDual and

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CrystalCurve cabinets are games that operators can put on their casino floors with confidence. Through IGT’s global test bank process, the company has designated more than a dozen titles as “Proven Performers” based on their exceptional performance. As the market leader in video poker, IGT continues to reveal new video-poker game concepts such as Flip & Pay Poker and Super Triple Play Jackpots. Mobile innovations that enhance the land-based casino environment remain a cornerstone of IGT’s solutions portfolio. IGT’s Cardless Connect and its PlaySpot mobile wagering solutions are both awardwinning innovations that are deployed with major casino operators and are transforming the way casino patrons engage with their smartphones within the casino. IGT also is applying its versatile Tournament Manager systems solution to bring spirited Spin-Splosion! and Spin Ferno slot tournaments to casino floors. IGT produces a wide array of skillbased games, video lottery terminals, amusement with prize solutions, interactive content and electronic table games. For more information, visit IGT.com.


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CRANE PAYMENT INNOVATIONS The Gold Standard for Payment Systems is the industry’s leading expert in C PIpayment systems and cash management solutions. From note and coin devices to cashless systems and emerging payment technologies, CPI products are trusted to process more than 4 billion transactions every week. Especially in casino gaming, CPI’s SC Advance note acceptor sets the gold standard for performance, reliability and total cost of ownership. SC Advance is part of the winning SC product line, of which more than 2 million units have been sold worldwide. It features the industry’s best first-pass acceptance rate for valid street-grade notes—including notes that are damp, dirty, crinkled or torn. Its robust recognition system is built to effectively read the high-tech security features that currently are, and soon will be introduced, on new banknotes around the world.

And, its expansive memory accommodates new banknote introductions as well as new security algorithms that will protect operators against emerging criminal threats. SC Advance also is accompanied by a growing suite of modular extensions—including Easitrax, the industry’s smartest cash box system now installed in more than 200,000 games worldwide. Easitrax links the slot floor to the back room to maximize operational efficiencies. The data it collects from SC note acceptors can be used to streamline the drop process, facilitate asset evaluations and conduct preventative maintenance programs so more money makes it to customers’ bottom lines. For more information, visit Booth 1850 at G2E or visit CranePI.com.

DUETTO

Unlocking the True Value of Guests kind of casino revenue manager W hat fills his or her casino-hotel night after night with comped guests? Unfortunately, in today’s gaming industry, he or she would be considered a pretty good one. But this is the mindset Duetto is working to change. The problem with over-comping is not only is money being left on the table, but there’s little transparency regarding who’s getting complimentary rooms. Too often, it’s not the right people. For example, a guest who does not gamble yet is willing to spend $400 at the spa also deserves some recognition. No longer should managers of integrated resorts be using a “gut feeling” to offer comps based only on information coming from the gaming floor. With Duetto’s growing suite of revenue strategy solutions, casinos can incorporate new data sources and predictive analytics into their reinvestment decisions and direct-marketing programs. The gaming

industry will continue to be crucial to Duetto’s growth as it introduces new products to complement its flagship application, GameChanger. The Find My Rate app allows the front desk and call center agents or hosts to search for player information with the push of a button and immediately receive the right rate—for the guest and for the bottom line. The company’s next innovation will upend the traditional casino block system— an outdated, inefficient way to fill casinohotel rooms. The BlockBuster application will bring open pricing to the traditional block system. Casinos can leverage Duetto’s solutions to forecast demand for each of their segments and yield group and transient rooms at the right price with the right comp criteria and reinvestment rates. For more information, visit DuettoCloud.com/casino. G2E Preview 2017

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JCM GLOBAL The Next Level of Connection

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CM Global’s award-winning line of transaction solutions has been helping operators make real connections with customers for decades. Now, in Booth 4039 at G2E 2017, JCM is showing the bill validators, printers, promotional solutions and digital media operators need to take customer connections to the next level. Leading the way to the future is JCM’s revolutionary Fuzion technology, which stole the show last year in a backroom preview. Now fully realized, Fuzion is ready to adapt onto any provider of casino management systems and address any regulatory challenges. When paired with JCM’s iVIZION bill validator and GEN5 printer, the transformative Fuzion technology unleashes the power of “what if.” With Fuzion, each slot machine could become a multiline profit center with the current potential to: • Vend and redeem lottery tickets; • Vend and redeem race and sports betting; • Facilitate daily fantasy sports wagering—the casino’s own or a third party’s; • Conduct cross-enterprise promotional couponing for carded and uncarded players; • Enable real-time currency exchange with exchange rates that could be preset or real-time; and, • Streamline tax-form processes by printing system-generated tax forms and delivering required documentation to the customer, while the back-end system stores the signature forms and data required by the IRS. Powering Fuzion is the iVIZION bill validator, the foundation of intelligent validation. iVIZION is field-proven globally with 72 | G2E Preview 2017

more than 250,000 units shipped to date. Its CIS technology scans the entire note or ticket, reading more than 9.5 million data points on every note, more than twice the capacity of the nearest competitor. iVIZION also has a unique capability to read 2-D barcodes, and its intelligent bezel enables mobile connection for additional Fuzion functionality. Fuzion’s capabilities come to life when paired with the GEN5 printer. The field-proven GEN5 builds on the foundation of the universally successful GEN platform and has a faster CPU and print speed, resulting in faster customer connections. It also has the flexibility to print TITO and promotional tickets, plus various wager tickets and templated promo coupons. Fuzion integrates with JCM’s ICB 3.0 drop management system, fieldproven to save operators hundreds of thousands of dollars annually. Fuzion takes ICB to the next level by providing real-time health monitoring data and predictive drop and mainte-

nance scheduling to dramatically increase operational efficiency. Next, JCM’s PromoNet 2.0 is the field-proven, floor-wide couponing solution that delivers the right promotion to the right customer at the right time. It allows operators of all sizes to identify high-value anonymous players, direct promotions to the most valuable players,

enhance player experience and maximize results using business analytics. PromoNet increases amount of play, decreases unearned awards and lets each individual operator control levels of compensation. Last, JCM’s booth will feature a stunning array of digital displays from PixelPro technologies. With completely configurable PixelPro Max displays, operators can deliver their message their way anywhere across the property—casino floor, bars, entertainment venues, sports book, bingo hall, convention area and more. PixelPro displays are lightweight, with low energy usage, no noise and ultimate flexibility. PixelPro FLEX empowers operators to unleash video creativity because each panel can flex convex or concave by 30 degrees for incredible displays anywhere. PixelPro Cubes have a flexible modular design that allows operators to configure video cubes to into interesting 3-D shapes. See how JCM is taking connections to the next level at Booth 4039 at G2E, or visit jcmglobal.com.


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ECLIPSE GAMING

Experience New Dimensions in Gaming growth continues for Eclipse R obust Gaming with the launch of Saros, the new premium game cabinet, and an enhanced library of top-performing new game themes. At G2E 2017, attendees will experience Eclipse Gaming in an entirely new way. Elevating the gaming experience from ordinary to extraordinary, Saros takes players to new dimensions in gaming with exceptional content, superior graphic and sound capabilities, emotive lighting and outstanding player comfort. Stunning visuals showcased on dual 27-inch, full high-definition displays, sophisticated curves and vibrant lighting set Saros a world apart. Players hungry for entertainment and candy-wrapped jackpots will love Sweet Shots. Dishing out the prizes, Sweet Shots

tempts the senses with colorful, animated scenes filled with candy, cake and more. The Double Wheel Bonus awards free spins and multipliers while six levels of progressive jackpots take players to new sugar highs in this temptingly sweet game. Those ready for a real adventure can join the intrepid explorer as he navigates his way through the brightly colored tropical paradise in Volcano Shakedown-Pacific Payday. Encountering lava flows, oversized wild symbols and the very angry Tiki God who demands a sacrifice, players reap the rewards with free spins and credit multipliers, and the Pacific Payday progressive jackpot. This game truly is for the adventurous at heart. For more information, stop by Booth 2840 at G2E 2017 or visit eclipsegamingsystems.com.

EVERI

Leading With Payments and Gaming Portfolios formed in 2014 through the O riginally combination of Global Cash Access and Multimedia Games, Everi has emerged as the casino industry’s only supplier with both a comprehensive gaming and payments portfolio. Everi is celebrating its second anniversary of the purple and gray branding casinos and players see today. Mike Rumbolz has just completed his first year as president and chief executive officer, guiding nearly 1,000 employees toward big plans and a bright future. Julie Lim continues to lead the company’s Payments Division. At G2E, the Payments Division will highlight data-driven solutions that bring casinos smarter insights into their customers’ behaviors, including Everi Compliance AML Intelligence, and improved cash-handling solutions that bring smoother processes to casinos and customers, such as Jackpot

Xpress, CageXchange and new kiosk options. Finally, the Payments Division will showcase its full suite of innovative funds access products, all focused on helping casino operators save both time and

cost, and making the player’s experience better and more efficient. Dean Ehrlich joined Everi in early 2017 as games business leader. G2E highlights from the Games Division include new premium hardware introductions, as well as exciting new banked game concepts. The Games Division also continues to expand its robust road map of new game content. With licensed brand themes and proprietary titles like Casablanca, Penn & Teller and Underdog, Everi is bringing more player favorites to the floor than ever before. Everi is excited to share these and other developments at G2E this year, as a casino partner and one-stop product supplier for the whole gaming industry. For more information, visit everi.com.

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KONAMI GAMING, INC.

Play On

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ver the years, Konami has become known for games and systems that stand the test of time. Most recently, this legacy has expanded to new areas of creativity. Never-before-seen developments like Titan 360, Rapid Revolver and Advantage Revolution gave a glimpse of what was possible. And now Konami’s strength in R&D has extended even further with leading skill-based games, novel multi-station releases and diverse game styles.

Players and operators are looking for new entertainment that not only is unique, but also has the substance to sustain excitement beyond the initial attraction. At G2E 2017, Konami proves its merits in each regard by giving operators a suite of captivating gaming options that welcome players to “play on,” and enjoy the full experience each casino has to offer. Leading Next-Gen Attractions Konami has a steep tradition of innovative entertainment with decades-long popular following. Over the past year, Konami’s expansion to new multi-station concepts and skill-based products has made this connection more apparent than ever. Last February, Konami’s Frogger: Get Hoppin’ became the first primary skill-based game to launch in Nevada. It’s since expanded to additional locations in the Las Vegas valley as well as New Jersey, and is slated to arrive at additional markets through the end of the year. Another skill-based gaming innovation that attracted crowds during last year’s G2E is a rhythmic dexterity game called Beat Square that challenges players to compete for top scores by tapping lighted square buttons to the beat of the music. In addition to pioneering the future of skill-based products, Konami is delivering high-entertainment multi-station product with its Fortune Cup horse-racing 74 | G2E Preview 2017

game and Crystal Cyclone, a physical ball-drop game inspired by the success of Titan 360. “What makes these games uniquely enjoyable for players goes beyond an initial novelty appeal. It’s how the individual play mechanics, mathematics, bonus events and entertainment delivery styles work together in harmony for continued excitement and engagement over time,” says Steve Walther, senior director, marketing and product management. “Whether it’s a new product category or a new game theme release, our focus is to create satisfying game play experiences that bring new levels of excitement to the gaming floor.” Proven Core Product Collection Konami’s Concerto Collection of video

slots has brought a strong library of new, proven performers to the market—from Chili Chili Fire and Dragon’s Law Twin Fever to the more recent Sparkling Roses and Dragon Fury. At G2E 2017, Konami will introduce a variety of never-before-seen game mechanics and captivating art styles, as well as exciting new iterations on proven classics. Guests can expect to see a large volume of single-screen games, including China Shores Great Stacks, Lucky O’Leary Jackpots and Konami’s next releases for its Castlevania series. “There remains a lot to be explored for large portrait-oriented game content,” says Walther. “It’s opened up new opportunities for innovative game mechanics for our developers to create and casino players to enjoy. Our team also has placed a considerable focus on stand-alone and linked progressive games. During this year’s show, we’ll have upwards of 20 different types of progressives on the floor.” Strength in Systems Konami systems technology—like its gaming product—is designed to deliver the utmost reliability while maximizing every touch point to keep players interested, active and engaged. Konami’s award-winning Synkros casino management system has expanded features from marketing to table games—all with a focus on giving casino operators greater flexibility and control to reach targeted player audiences based on advanced, agile data analytics. This, along with the latest tools and features, will be available for G2E guests to explore firsthand within a live, comprehensive demo environment. For more information, visit Booth 1154 at G2E or visit konamigaming.com.


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GLI

Global Resources, Global Perspective vides world-class testing, certification G and assessment services to the global gamaming Laboratories International pro-

ing industry with the highest levels of independence and integrity. Because of GLI’s dedication, it has become a trusted business partner to more than 475 jurisdictions worldwide. With 20 labs strategically located on six continents, GLI’s 1,000-plus professionals are dedicated to bringing a truly global perspective to each and every client, 24/7. GLI has pioneered many of the trends in the gaming industry. Since 1989, it has paved the way with widely accepted gaming technical standards and work in the iGaming realm. The company holds U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025, 17020 and 17065 standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. GLI experts have years of experience testing and certifying every type of elec-

tronic gaming equipment and technology, including amuzement with prizes, bingo, keno, bonusing, casino managament systems, iGaming, lottery, parimutuel, VLTs and more. Beyond testing, GLI’s consulting staff also is prepared to help with complex issues, such as rulewriting, regulation review and auditing procedures. GLI is the global resource for constant learning and constant change. With regulators in mind, GLI created world-renowned GLI University to help keep clients as updated as possible on new technologies. GLI produces critical, in-depth seminars and events designed to empower attendees

with industry fundamentals that will keep them on the leading edge of information and knowledge. Stop by Booth 4430 at G2E 2017 to speak with a highly qualified professional about how GLI can help lead to success. For more information, visit gaminglabs.com.

INCREDIBLE TECHNOLOGIES

All About The Game

I G2E 2017 why it currently is the fastestgrowing Class III gaming manufacturer ncredible Technologies will prove at

with market-leading share. The privately held company, founded in 1985 and headquartered near Chicago, utilizes its rich 32year history in game design to create exciting and innovative experiences for both game operators and players. Writing lines of code for pinball games, animating bulky pixels in the ’80s, making a mark on popular culture with hits like Golden Tee Golf or taking a leap of faith by entering the casino gaming market in 2011—IT always has been all about the game. With products now available in 25 states, numerous tribal jurisdictions and iGaming platforms, the company shows no signs of slowing down. Following record growth in 2016, IT heads into G2E 2017 with more than 200

employees, a Las Vegas development office set to open later this year and almost double projected annual sales. 2017 has been a prime opportunity for IT to expand its footprint on slot floors nationwide by capitalizing on the incredible proven performance of its Infinity U23 core cabinet, as well as the premium

Infinity Skybox. After its debut at G2E 2016, the company also has seen great success in the 2017 nationwide rollout of the new award-winning Infinity Super Skybox, which leverages the proven success of the Skybox to showcase a linked overhead bonusing display. IT will prove why it is an innovator on the rise by introducing Infinity V55, a new Infinity core form factor utilizing a 4K vertical 55-inch monitor on an Infinity U23 base—creating an immersive gaming experience on the industry’s largest screen on a core cabinet. Exclusive titles are yet to be announced, and will be officially unveiled at G2E 2017. For more information, stop by Booth 4047 at G2E 2017 or visit gaming.itsgames.com.

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SCIENTIFIC GAMES

Reaching Players When, Where and How They Want To Play

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s a global leader in the gaming and lottery industries, Scientific Games’ mission is to empower customers by creating the world’s best gaming and lottery experiences. Scientific Games’ casino, interactive and instant lottery games are designed to reach players wherever they are, whenever they want to play and in any channel they choose: retail, casino or digital. For more than 84 years through its acquired companies, Scientific Games has delivered what customers and players value most: trusted security, creative content, operating efficiencies and innovative technology. Today, Scientific Games offers customers a fully integrated portfolio of technology platforms, robust systems, engaging content and unrivaled professional services. An industry visionary, Scientific Games raises the bar for gaming entertainment and technology plus operating efficiencies through proven product brands including Bally, Barcrest, Shuffle Master and WMS. The company provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of games and game platforms for every casino and every player, utilizing engaging play mechanics and proven math to give players an interactive entertainment experience. The world’s lotteries trust Scientific Games, as it blends art with science to innovate the best experiences for lottery customers, retailers and players. Consumer insights from the company’s data scientists, continuous creativity from its game content studios, integrated gaming systems technology and unsurpassed security help drive customers’ long-term growth and increase returns to beneficiaries. Scientific Games is engaging today’s 76 | G2E Preview 2017

players with entertaining games, developing solutions with the retailer in mind and aligning with each lottery’s unique business plans and regulations. In the global iGaming, iLottery and social gaming industry segments, Scientific Games has developed innovative distribution platforms to deliver compelling, player-favorite content through current and emerging digital

gaming channels. From top social casino platforms and industry-leading players clubs and rewards programs to interactive lottery games and engaging casino-style games, Scientific Games’ interactive solutions are built to excite players with groundbreaking digital experiences. Scientific Games has learned that omni-channel engagement can draw new audiences to its proven content library, offer enhanced player engagement and extend the reach of customers’ brands.

The company’s product family includes robust iGaming and social casino solutions anchored by expansive slot and table-game content from Bally, Barcrest, Shuffle Master and Williams game studios. The SG Universe product suite—including the Mobile Concierge platform, the Play4Fun Network social casino and the innovative Core Systems Integration technology—is an unparalleled and proprietary solution that empowers casinos with exceptional tools and opportunities to foster strong relationships with their patrons both on and off the casino floor. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, Scientific Games is a global lottery and gaming technology and manufacturing company with 8,400 employees worldwide, serving customers from more than 182 manufacturing, printing and commercial facilities in more than 28 countries over six continents. With a strategic presence in every major global market, Scientific Games remains close to customers and stays abreast of market demands, enabling it to respond quickly and efficiently tailor its products and services to the market’s changing needs. For more information, visit scientificgames.com.


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INSPIRED ENTERTAINMENT

Creator and Operator of Digital Games and Networks Virtual Sports to the U.S. marB ringing ket for the first time ever just last year,

Inspired Gaming Group is undoubtedly the leader in its field. Inspired pioneered server-based VLTs in the U.K. over a decade ago, and remains at the forefront of digital gaming innovation globally, with more than 35,000 VLTs and millions of players connected to its leading technology. Via this trusted network, Inspired deploys cutting-edge gaming and lottery content to operator-controlled devices in venues, online and on mobile. Inspired’s Virtual Sports, created by a BAFTA award-winning team of graphic designers and sports betting experts, are among the most original and innovative in the world—and the fact Inspired was named Virtual Sports Supplier of the Year at the EGR B2B Awards in June 2016 is testament to this. As proof of the populari-

ty of Inspired’s Virtual Sports, they are supplied to more than 30,000 venues and 200 websites globally, and this portfolio of territories continues to grow annually, most notably into North America in 2016.

Inspired’s commitment to delivering “Entertainment with an Edge” to its global customer base will again be demonstrated at G2E 2017. Among the highlights will be Inspired’s new premium Virtual Football product. Created using ultra-realistic simu-

lations which incorporate the latest animation and motion-capture techniques, players experience non-stop virtual game action right until the end zone. Inspired Virtual Football uses quick-time event play, each lasting no more than 90 seconds, meaning that the play-by-play action continues as the drive reaches its climax. Live commentary adds to a unique and dynamic player experience. In a business landscape with everchanging consumer expectations and demands, Inspired continues to develop cutting-edge games and products that offer innovative entertainment solutions for a global client base. Products are developed and adapted for compliance with specific markets and territories, and its scope of offerings continues to grow annually. For more information, visit inseinc.com.

NOVOMATIC AMERICAS

Global Gaming Innovation, Winning Technology outside Chicago and H eadquartered founded in 2012, Novomatic

Americas LLC continues to bring dynamic gaming products to the North American market in 2017. Leveraging the global design, market research and customer performance data of its Austrian parent company, Novomatic Americas has spent the past four years creating market-specific gaming products for the North American and Caribbean jurisdictions. Novomatic Americas products range from slot machines for Class III and VLT/VGT markets to lottery solutions, electronic table games, management systems, tournament systems, play-for-fun online/mobile games, social games and ancillary services. Since being founded by entrepreneur Professor Johann F. Graf in 1980, the Novomatic Group of Companies continues its explosive growth with 25,000 employees

worldwide and locations in more than 50 countries. Novomatic exports high-tech gaming products to 80 countries and operates more than 235,000 gaming machines globally. G2E showcase products include the V.I.P. Lounge cabinet, designed to fully entertain players in their gaming experience. It features two 32-inch HD screens angled for maximum player visibility and immersive game play in a space-optimized lounge format. The additional V.I.P. lineup includes the Novostar V.I.P. Royal with a 65-inch upright curve screen, the Novostar V.I.P. III with panorama game presentation on two large screens, and the

Novomatic V.I.P. II with a 27-inch main LCD touch screen and 50-inch LCD screen positioned for the best game play. Other G2E showcase products include the Dominator Curve cabinet, featuring a 40-inch seamless screen that curves toward the player for maximum visibility and uninterrupted game play. Also featured at G2E will be an expanded portfolio of innovative content like JackPOP! and JackPOW! plus engaging new themes from global design studios and the U.S.-based design team. A variety of progressives including Jackpot Edition, Dark Legends Progressive and the Reel Tournaments competition package also will be highlighted. For more information, visit novomaticamericas.com. G2E Preview 2017

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YWS DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE

The Architecture of Desire

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aming is experience—immersive experience, wrapping and involving the space YWS creates with a client, and extending that understanding through the client’s brand to embody the complete leisure experience. Using emotive design, YWS brings together a client’s assets and desires and unites them with surprise and suspense.

YWS produces spectacular experience in hospitality, gaming, retail, dining and entertainment environments. People who love leisure and embody memorable ventures all want something genuine, satiating. YWS personifies the principle that frames what inspires people to choose luxury, and what compels them to stay there to create extraordinary lasting memories. That is YWS’ desire.

ing industry it calls its own. Additional coveted awards YWS has won include the 2106 Gold Key Award, Judges’ So Cool and Best Projects Award of Merit for Topgolf’s flagship location in Las Vegas. Two HOSPYs awards include Sandia Spa Pavilion in New Mexico, named Best Spa, and First Place Chateau Winner for the 2016 Glamping Event. Now that YWS has shared its pas-

The founding partners and executives are pioneers in this industry, having been involved with resorts like Bellagio and Mirage. YWS has continued that theme, leading the profession in leisure design with the firm’s most recent award-winning contributions to the Vegas Strip—Topgolf and the nightclub Hakkasan. YWS could not be more proud of the permanence it has made and continues to make in its hometown of Las Vegas, and this excit-

sion for leisure design, its history and some award-winning projects, the firm would like to share that vital piece of the equation—its three Cs: Creativity: YWS’ international team of designers ensures that the environments they create are unique, memorable and grounded in consumer insights. They go beyond remarkable aesthetics by emphasizing operational efficiency and commercial effectiveness. Collaboration: As leisure design

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experts, YWS knows a lot about creating integrated resorts. YWS designers can design casino floors with optimal flow…craft a beautifully integrated podium… conceive a layout that creates energy and an enduring vibe. What is needed is the client’s vision. It’s the job of YWS to align the firm’s expertise with that vision, the result of a commitment to building a collaborative relationship to make success happen. YWS designs, and architectural passion and desire come out in the interactive processes of testing, reviewing and retesting designs for maximum efficiency and success, visually, and, most importantly, profitably for customers. Certainty: This is where art takes a back seat to science. YWS is very serious about the way projects are delivered. It’s no secret that projects run on money, time and resources—and each must be monitored and balanced to deliver a project on schedule, on budget and to the promised design. YWS strives to make project execution a methodical process, by research and data analysis. These practices back up art and design so form has a valuable function, to create extraordinary experiences. YWS is strategically located in the heart of the world’s leisure and entertainment markets. For more information, visit ywsinternational.com.


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QUIXANT All-In-One Computer Gaming Solutions in 2005, Quixant designs E stablished and manufactures computer gaming

platforms for the gaming industry. Headquartered in the U.K., Quixant has offices in the U.S., Italy, Germany and Japan, with manufacturing in Taiwan. Quixant is a publicly traded company listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM market. Quixant’s all-in-one computing platforms are designed exclusively for the gaming industry, empowering manufacturers to offer the best games while reducing R&D spend and time to market. Through its Gaming Ecosystem, Quixant offers the benefit of game portability to any platform in the range plus a comprehensive software infrastructure incorporating drivers, gaming libraries and more. Using innovative design, many of

Quixant’s products can be cooled without the use of fans, thereby reducing noise, heat and power consumption.

Quixant’s gaming monitors are designed to meet the requirements of the gaming industry. High-quality panels, LED back lighting and advanced touchscreen technologies are available, along with customizable cover glass and frames. Included within the range of gaming

monitors are the electronic button deck solutions that can support up to 10-finger touch and a variety of video inputs. The shape, thickness, smash button cut-out and mechanical frame all can be customized. Quixant understands that long-term supply of its gaming platforms is important, and, as a result, offers a minimum fiveyear supply lifetime at the launch of each new gaming platform. Quixant’s all-in-one computer solutions have been designed to meet the gaming regulation requirements of all major international jurisdictions, including the Class II and Class III gaming markets. For more information, visit quixant.com or stop by Booth 2040 at G2E 2017.

RYMAX MARKETING SERVICES Promoting Player Loyalty

R loyalty solutions in the gaming industry, delivering programs that touch more ymax is the No. 1 supplier of player

than 50 million players. Its carefully crafted, customized player loyalty programs are designed to engage, drive ROI and increase repeat play through highly motivating premium rewards. The firm’s extensive and diversified portfolio, consisting of more than 350 of the world’s most sought-after brands, offers more than 15,000 highly desirable products. Rymax takes casino business to the next level with R-SITE, its Strategic Interactive Themed-Events. R-SITE events provide attendees with a unique, hands-on rewards redemption experience. Each product at these one-of-a-kind, unforgettable events is hand-picked to accurately target and reward players at all levels, of every

generation. As the exclusive provider of nearly 100 aspirational brands, Rymax has access to the latest and greatest models and inventory, as well as best-inclass pricing. Rymax also has the ability to create specialized product bundles that strengthen the perceived value and functionality of the items. In addition, it provides an experienced staff at every event, each equipped with extensive product and brand expertise, to help provide a seamless experience for guests. Plus, Rymax’s revolutionary, proprietary check-out system reduces transaction times so players can

quickly return to the casino floor. Rymax is the only one-stop shop in the industry that designs, implements and manages all program elements under one roof, including event integration, fulfillment and delivery. Rymax brings the most indemand products, customized technology solutions and world-class service to the gaming marketplace. For more information, visit rymaxinc.com or contact Paul Gordon, senior vice president of sales, at 866-RYMAX-11 or pgordon@rymaxinc.com.

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SENSEN NETWORKS

Optimizing Table Game Operations Networks’ SenGAME S enSen solution is a groundbreaking innovation that improves the speed and accuracy of decisions casino operators make in real time to optimize table game operations. SenGAME is a cost-effective, plugand-play solution that retrofits to existing tables. SenGAME uses the world’s most advanced Time of Flight principle-based camera technology to get a multi-spectral, three-dimensional view of the gaming table with color, infrared and depthsensing technology to determine table occupancy and detect bets placed, bet types and bet value by precise chip height valuation. This patent-pending technology is combined with proprietary computer vision and artificial-intelligence algorithms to revolutionize table game operations, by

• Time taken per game • Time between games • Float count

enabling operators to automate business processes and improve the speed and accuracy of their decisions in real time. The SenGAME solution delivers accurate, actionable insights in real time about: Players • The number and type of bets placed on tables • Bet value • Table occupancy • Player grading Dealers • Dealer performance metrics like hands per hour

SenSen Networks was founded by Dr. Subhash Challa, former professor and senior principal scientist at NICTA, University of Melbourne. The company is based in Melbourne, Australia, with offices in the U.S. and India. SenSen Networks is a leading supplier of artificial intelligence and computer vision solutions delivering productivity, safety and business insights. The groundbreaking innovations and software combine enterprise video and sensor data, data fusion and big-data analytics into a highly scalable and configurable platform. For more information, visit Booth 5338 at G2E or sensennetworks.com.

TABLE TRAC INC.

The Total Solution System

Trac’s mission is to design, build, T able sell and maintain the most innovative

total-solution casino management system. TableTrac Inc. was founded in 1995 in Nevada and today is based in Minnetonka, Minnesota. Its total casino management system, CasinoTrac, automates operations, guest rewards and loyalty club, marketing analysis, guest service, promotions/ administration/ management, vault/cage management and audit/accounting. Today’s gaming markets are highly competitive, so having the edge is critical to success. CasinoTrac streamlines casino gaming operations with the most affordable, secure and scalable casino management system on the market today. Future system upgrades are included at no additional cost. 80 | G2E Preview 2017

The CasinoTrac management system currently is in use by 82 operators in 120 casinos across 11 countries worldwide. Customers who have switched to the

CasinoTrac system agree it’s easy to use. They appreciate the simplicity of training personnel in marketing, auditing, slots and other departments. This in turn leads to a key benefit—time savings. In addition, CasinoTrac customers note its reliability is second to none. CasinoTrac operates in a highly stable

Linux server platform. Users interact using web service interface standards, ensuring a familiar user interface and experience that also shortens training time. When it comes to casino marketing, CasinoTrac Reflexive Rewards offers flexibility with a high degree of automation. Reflexive Rewards takes it further by automatically selecting appropriate offers for each guest based on ADT, segmented total theoretical wins, total visits, visit frequency and geographical distances traveled. Reinvestment rules are enforced while the system internally performs all the calculations making cycle times for offer re-evaluation every hour, 24/7. For more information, visit Booth 3336 at G2E 2017 or visit tabletrac.com.


FASHION FORWARD

On With The Show

The Cintas Ultra-Lounge Fashion Show will again wow G2E attendees

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very year at G2E, the Cintas Ultra-Lounge Fashion Show is a highlight and a must-see extravaganza. The uniform company goes all out to showcase its most dramatic and breathtaking outfits. Lead designer Joanna Cordero says this year will be no different.

“This year’s show will have nine collecments and preferences is tions catering to job functions from front absolutely essential,” she says. desk to pool—anything from a highly tai“By working with our cuslored Asian and luxury ensemble to a tomers and listening to what vibrant resort coastal look,” she explains. their needs are in conjunction But you don’t need a fashion show to with our fabric resources, know that Cintas was the source of the uni- we’re able to utilize superior form. That’s because technology Cintas is the one uniand engiUnderstanding the form company that neer a sustruly understands gam- wearers’ requirements tainable garment.” ing and hospitality. Cordero and preferences is “The biggest factor acknowledges that is that we have a team absolutely essential. the F&B function in a including design, sales casino hotel is critical, Joanna Cordero, lead designer, Cintas and operations that is and Cintas takes a spespecifically dedicated to cial approach to those gaming apparel,” says Cordero. “That truly uniforms. She says the bold colors of the helps us understand the needs of the indus- past are now giving way to a softer palette try and design apparel that allows us to be of blush, sky blue and lemon mists. She the one-stop solution for gaming clients.” says these colors will be on display at G2E. The proof of the success of a design is if “Most F&B programs will require some the employees are comfortable enough in ‘wow’ factor to them, and need to be excitthe uniform that it only enhances customer ing and approachable,” she says. “Most of service. our clients like to engage their employees “Understanding the wearers’ requireon their selection of uniforms. If they feel

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good wearing them, then they will most likely provide a great service to their guests.” Cintas also offers a Uniform Room program where the company will operate all functions of outfitting employees in clothing that fits the theme of the property, as well as the mundane elements like washing and distributing it to the workers. “Working hand-in-hand with a Cintas uniform room is very helpful when designing a program,” Cordero explains. “Communicating and understanding the design process before implementation often eliminates any hiccups with the customer and its employees, not to mention that the upkeep and longevity of the program is improved.”


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Global Gaming Business' annual review of G2E, the casino industries largest gaming and technology convention

G2e Preview 2017  

Global Gaming Business' annual review of G2E, the casino industries largest gaming and technology convention