Gaming News at NIGA 2022 • April 21, 2022

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Choose Brighter With Zitro’s New GLARE Cabinet Line

Customized and Competitive Workers Compensation for Casinos By Tina Duncan, Business Development Manager, AMERIND

AMERIND’s Tribal Workers Compensation Program AMERIND’s Tribal Workers Compensation product is an alternative to state programs and empowers tribal entities to take full control of their workers compensation program. The AMERIND Workers Compensation program maintains the tribe’s sovereignty and is tailored to offer maximum effectiveness while reducing overall claim expenses. The product is customized, competitively priced and reliable. Insuring through AMERIND eliminates the need to comply with state law. Similar to state workers compensation programs, benefits include medical expenses, lost wages, death

It’s time to shine brighter with Zitro’s new GLARE cabinet line, featuring the most advanced lighting motion and eye-catching graphics, enhancing an even brighter gameplay display for users. The new GLARE Family consists of four unique form factors launched simultaneously – Altius Glare, Illusion Glare, Allure Glare and Fusion Glare – that shine on the inside and outside thanks to their LEDs that illuminate them more brightly than ever. This compelling and innovative cabinet line features an ergonomic design that shows noticeable upgrades such as accessibility, playability and exclusive game library compatible with the previous ONE platform. “We are confident that these latest additions to Zitro’s high-performance cabinet line, along with their high-definition graphics and back-lit screens will offer players a more vivid gaming experience,” commented Johnny Viveiros Ortiz, founder of Zitro. Fusion Glare is a high-class cabinet equipped with two 27-inch Full HD screens, intelligent LED halo, next-gen processor, easy access for service, wireless mobile charger, surround sound system and a wide game library, making it a must-have in any gaming hall globally. Allure Glare includes three 27-inch Full HD screens, where the third screen acts as a sign thanks to its SyncroScreen system. Due to its surround sound system, intelligent LED halo, next-gen processor, easy access for service, wireless mobile charger and extensive game library, Allure Glare is the perfect cabinet for players and operators.

BOOTH #604 Hamster Air, a Contactless Fingerprint Reader

BOOTH #328 Atlantic’s New Dardashti Gaming Desk and Shelving

Tribal gaming entities have many considerations when protecting property, employees and covering liability exposures, especially since they are not a one-size-fits-all risk model. Casinos need to work with a trusted broker on key risks and design an insurance program around those risks. Property, liability, and workers compensation policies should be uniquely crafted to protect tribal assets, while considering cultural preferences. A Tribal Workers Compensation (TWC) program should be selected without sacrificing the ability to determine its level of coverage. Tribal gaming entities can avoid the fraud and abuse that’s prevalent in state systems through a sovereign TWC program. There are several workers compensation carriers serving tribal gaming entities, so your broker should provide multiple options to ensure you aren’t paying too much. It’s a best practice to get a new quote annually.

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By Jeff Brown, Vice President of Sales, SecuGen Corporation

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How do I work with it? Hamster Air is compatible with a range of free software development kits that allow developers to create applications for use on Windows, Linux and Android. We also offer SDK plugins for other environments that are compatible with Hamster Air, including Microsoft Remote Desktop and Citrix. All SDKs can be requested on our website.

Atlantic has sold gaming storage and accessory products since 2003. The Dardashti Gaming Desk and Shelving are the latest additions to this high-end product line, joining the Gaming Chair and Gaming Riser. Inspired by today’s high-end performance vehicles, this gaming collection provides the highest design value considering materials, performance and aesthetics. The Z1-21 Gaming Desk has a generous 45.75-inch wide playing surface that is 29 inches deep. A tinted, tempered 8mm glass playing surface is surrounded by a black engineered wood top. The desktop is supported by a 3-inch, anodized “Z” leg, constructed with tubular steel that is supported by sturdy 25.5-inch leveling feet for no wobble. An integrated black steel plate protects the desktop when attaching a monitor mount. Enhancements include a black sheet metal beverage holder and a headphone/VR hook. To fully experience the multi-color edge lit glass surface, turn down the lights. Control the colors, cadence and intensity with the LED remote. A side-mounted, highspeed, three-port USB 3.0 hub and power adapter charge your devices. The undermounted power surge protector tray helps reduce cord clutter. The S1-21 Gaming Shelving has “Z” legs to match the Gaming Chair. This storage shelving is perfect for small speakers, games and other accessories. Constructed from the 2-inch tubular steel and 5mm tinted, tempered glass, the two middle glass shelves adjust in height to fit your gear. The Gaming Shelving includes remote controlled multi-color LED illumination, cable management and leveling feet. The four-tier

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What is Hamster Air? Hamster Air is the industry’s first low-cost, contactless fingerprint reader. Hamster Air offers clean, easy-to-use and contactless single fingerprint capture. Featuring innovative touchless technology, Hamster Air provides secure biometric authentication through a safe. touchless experience. Using the Hamster Air is safe and hygienic, which makes it ideal for high-traffic, multiple-user environments in which users prefer not to touch surfaces that have been touched by others. Hamster Air is the latest entry in SecuGen’s broad line of high-quality, rugged and affordable fingerprint sensors and readers. Just as fast and accurate as SecuGen’s contact fingerprint readers, the contactless Hamster Air is suitable for a wide variety of applications, including healthcare, retail, finance, telecommunications, national ID programs and many, many others.




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Thursday, April 21, 2022

DiTRONICS Brings Easy, Quick, Better Financial Solutions to NIGA 2022 At NIGA 2022, DiTRONICS will show a host of financial solutions that actually are easy, quick and just plain better. DiTRONICS’s advanced financial solutions range from cash access, digital platforms, cashless solutions, compliance audit and everything in between, with modern technologies that are easy to use. “In addition to our products, what makes DiTRONICS a better company to work with is we don’t dictate what’s best for you; we help our customers choose the solution that works best for them, whether that’s supplemental solutions, full replacement or customized solutions tailored to fit their needs,” said DiTRONICS Director of Sales & Marketing Justin Fears. Headlining DiTRONICS exhibit is GameTime Wallet, the gaming industry’s first and only person-to-person online super app. With more than 30 million active users boasted by a broad range of companies across the globe, GameTime Wallet is supporting not only crypto and precious metal exchanges, but so much more. GameTime Wallet is an ideal digital wallet solution for cashless wagering and funds storage in land-based and online environments. Additionally, because funds stored within

GameTime Wallet are FDIC insured, there is no risk of bad debt to the casino and start-up costs are minimal. DiTRONICS will also show its timeand money-saving compliance software: Audit Checklist and Document Audit. Created by industry insiders, Audit Checklist is a web-based solution that boosts compliance, streamlines the entire auditing processes and saves time and money with automated tools and functionality. Document Audit is a web-based tool for the modern era. It digitally tracks all casino documents, including signature certification, balancing and stores images with indexes to a digital archive system. It enables auditing of any gaming day or multiple day with multiple auditors, all from anywhere with a web connection. DiTRONICS’s revolutionary DTX510D dispenser is a highly advanced cash dispensing solution for the cage or the casino floor. The DTX-510D is directly integrated into the CMS for increased accountability. This powerful solution automates the cage, processes jackpot payments, issues and redeems tickets, sells and buys chips and has BV and RFID chip pad integrations available. DiTRONICS’s new DTX-100K kiosk is a powerful self-service kiosk

Unsurpassed Comfort for Casino, Office and Hospitality Gary Platt Manufacturing is known all over the world for making casino seat-

ing with unsurpassed comfort. Now that famous, pillow-soft comfort is

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Gaming News with multiple functions including bill break, ticket redemption/issuance, EMV ATM functions, POS debit credit and advances, jackpot pay and has full integration with the GameTime digital wallet. High-capacity note cassettes keep players in the game. Discover better financial solutions in DiTRONICS’s booth #756 at NIGA. Can’t wait? Visit www.ditronics.com and get started today.

About DiTRONICS Founded in 1998, DiTRONICS has steadily evolved as a single-source provider of cutting-edge technologies and state-of-the-art funds access services. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, DiTRONICS is widely recognized as a leading innovator and was, for example, first to introduce draftless, no deposit cash advance transactions and use of a photo ID to cash checks. Today, DiTRONICS continues to define the future of funds access with a fully integrated suite of products and services that includes ATMs, Ticket Redemption Kiosks, Check Guarantee Software and Cash Advance Software.

AN INDEPENDENT PUBLICATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH NIGA Kimberly Oser Publisher Anthony Socci Vice President of Sales Yasmine Brown Production Manager/Art Director AJ Flick Senior Editor Jeanie Catron Associate Editor Heather Albrecht Customer Service Marcos Morhaim Senior Account Manager Tara Neal Director of Operations Iszac Saetieo Show Logistics & Distribution Enrico Cecchi European Sales Gaming News is published by Oser Communications Group ©2022 All rights reserved. Executive and editorial offices at: 1877 N. Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ 85715 520.721.1300/Fax: 520.721.6300

For more information, visit booth #756, call 800.845.3065 or go to www .ditronics.com.

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also available for anywhere and everywhere in your property – casino, office and hospitality. Bars, banquets, convention, dining, hospitality, hotel, office and more, Gary Platt has hundreds of models to choose from. Plus, just like with its casino seating, each chair in the office and hospitality collection is handcrafted to each customer’s exact specifications, giving operators the design they want and the comfort their guests will love. One popular model in tribal casinos is Gary Platt’s patented Monaco model. The top-selling casino chair in the world, the Monaco, takes its inspiration from the principality of Monaco and invokes the elegance and beauty of Grace Kelly combined with the thrill and edge of Formula 1 with its razor-sharp details and chic sensibility. Like all of Gary Platt’s new styles, the Monaco features a unique proprietary injection-molded blend of foam. Gary Platt’s entire line of modern chair styles feature advanced ergonomics that provide built-in lumbar support and various contours to fit the human form, right down to Gary Platt’s unique waterfall front seat edge that relieves stress on the player’s legs. Gary Platt’s Monaco chair is

available in a wide range of customizable configurations for every part of the casino, including slots, tables, bar top and sportsbook. Operators can also select the base finishing for an added touch of brand personality. For office seating, Gary Platt’s Eclipse model is an unbeatable solution. Whether for the guest room or for the back office, the Eclipse features an upholstered seat, a full synchro spyderstyle base, adjustable arms that fold back completely, and Gary Platt’s foam interior. The Eclipse Mesh version comes with a breathable mesh back, and the Eclipse UPH has a fully upholstered back, with a customizable back panel. In the extensive hospitality line, the Forum banquet/convention chair is an example of how Gary Platt has forever changed the industry. The Forum was designed for heavy and flexible use that a banquet/convention space demands, meaning it is durable, portable, and stacks 10 high. Beyond function, the Forum was created with Gary Platt’s exclusive foam for a pillow-soft sit, and it is customizable, from seat to back shape, leg design and color, fabrication and materials. Get inspired by seating solutions for the entire operation in Gary Platt’s NIGA booth #416. Year round, visit www.garyplatt.com and give your guests the unsurpassed comfort they deserve.

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For more information, visit booth #416, go to www.garyplatt.com or call 800.969.0999.










Thursday, April 21, 2022

Gaming News

Benefits of the SKECHERS Direct Corporate Shoe Program Are you tired of costly slip-and-falls? Are you frustrated with your current shoe program? The SKECHERS Direct Corporate Shoe Program is the answer! This program is cost-free with no minimum purchasing requirements or setup fees—your employees buy direct from SKECHERS and save. SKECHERS will put together a custom e-commerce site and will customize the selection based on your company’s

uniform policy. Your employees can purchase shoes online with free shipping and free returns or by shopping at any of the 500-plus SKECHERS retail stores in the United States and Canada. The SKECHERS Direct program is available to companies with 200 or more employees and who are based in the United States or Canada. The program offers employees a year-round 30 percent dis-

VizOnDemand from VizExplorer It has been a busy year for the teams over at VizExplorer, a leading provider of operational intelligence (OI) solutions to the gaming industry. Not only did they develop, test, and release their new casino gaming floor analytic program, Slot Recommendation Engine (SRE), they also have been developing a suite of automated tools for casino operators – OnDemand Reporting. The first in this new collection of tools under the name of VizOnDemand AMERIND (Cont’d. from p. 1)

benefits and disability benefits. AMERIND provides online access to real-time claim information, an experienced claims team with the expertise, deductible and self-insured retention (SIR) options.

Making Good Decisions for Indian Country Dan Kain, business executive with the Puyallup Tribe, said he knew from his first meeting he had shared values with Zitro (Cont’d. from p. 1)

Illusion Glare is a high-end portrait cabinet distinguished for its seamless 43inch curved touch screen, which allows an enhanced gaming experience. It looks extremely bright, thanks to its smart LED halo. With its next-gen processor, wireless mobile charger, easy access for service, spectacular surround sound system SecuGen (Cont’d. from p. 1)

What does this say about us? This product is the embodiment of our philosophy of listening to the voices of our partners and designing world class products to meet their needs. When the coronavirus pandemic hit, we quickly began designing and developing new technology in anticipation of the changes to how we interact with biometric devices. Hamster Air is a breakAtlantic (Cont’d. from p. 1)

shelving spine matches the Gaming Desk and Gaming Chair colors. The Gaming Chair was designed by an award-winning, world-class car seat designer, using his 25 years of experience. Unlike entry-level gaming chairs with pillows, the designer integrated a 2inch lumbar cushion and oversized headrest. The commercial grade Gaming

Slots, automates slot floor analysis and simplifies execution helping operators quickly and easily generate ROI. VizOnDemand sets up casino operators with the Slot Recommendation Engine and easy to use set of reports, interactive dashboards with built in filters, and drillable functionality that will simplify monthly analyses and reveal opportunities in a fraction of the time. This allows operators to spend less time

count on SKECHERS slip-resistant work shoes and corporate casual styles. All of the SKECHERS slip-resistant shoes are tested to meet or exceed industry standards. Included in the program is SKECHERS $5,000 Slip and Fall Warranty that helps protect your company from costly slip-and-falls. In addition, employees will benefit from SKECHERS quarterly friends and family days events on shoes for the entire family, including kids’ shoes, walking shoes, running shoes and even golf shoes (30% off on over 3,000 great styles). Should you choose to participate, you may also offer your employees a payroll

gathering and manipulating data and more time executing decisions that better their casinos. In addition to reducing the amount of time it takes to gather data, analyze it, and execute improvements, OnDemand Reporting provides customers with nearly 20 different reports that allow for a more in-depth look at the slot floor, including trending. Now, casino operators can make more informed decisions to increase revenue on the gaming floor. With the success of the Slot Recommendation Engine, as demonstrated by the Pacific Northwest

AMERIND. “The tribe retained AMERIND over a decade ago based on AMERIND’s ability to provide the best coverage and rates, and, more importantly, its ability to protect the tribe and its assets,” Kain said. “From a cost perspective, AMERIND is very competitive with larger insurance companies. A policy costs less than the competitors, making it an easy choice,” he continued. “AMERIND serves a niche market – tribal governments and businesses. Tribes Protecting Tribes – it’s a motto that describes them well because they are so engaged in Indian

Country. They always approach our discussions with the attitude that we’re all in this together. They want to vet your needs and then make good decisions.”

and exclusive game library, Illusion Glare brings elegance and playability to any casino floor. Altius Glare, the tallest one of this family of cabinets, features impressive 55- and 27-inch Full HD displays providing huge real estate for exciting 4K graphics and Intelligent LED halo. This high-class cabinet, along with a SmartDeck button panel, wireless mobile

charger, amazing surround sound system and easy access for service, make it the ideal form-factor for immersive gaming experiences. Ortiz added, “We are truly enthusiastic about introducing our high-quality and innovative products to casinos around the world: the new GLARE cabinet line and its exclusive game titles. We couldn’t have done it without the great team behind at

through product that not only achieves these new goals, but also maintains our dedication to quality and affordability. As this is precisely what our partners have been asking for, we are excited to support and help them succeed in the marketplace with new products that are attractive, powerful and economical.

About SecuGen SecuGen is a leading provider of opti-

Desk, Gaming Shelving and Gaming Chair are designed for long gaming sessions, built to last and backed by a threeyear warranty. The chair features cold cure foam, eight-way adjustable arms and PU leather accented by diamond stitching. The desk, shelving and chair share aesthetics that are striking from afar to close up, top to bottom or an allaround 360 view. The desk and shelving have an inviting wide “Z” frame

AMERIND is Your 100% Owned and Trusted Insurance Partner An AM Best A- (Excellent) rated company, AMERIND offers a comprehensive line of affordable insurance products designed to fit the needs of Indian Country. Founded in 1986 as an act of unity among more than 400 tribes, AMERIND is the only 100 percent trib-

cal fingerprint recognition technology for physical and information security. For over 20 years, SecuGen has been a driving force committed to developing innovative, high-quality, rugged and price-performing products including FBI-certified fingerprint readers, sensors, biometric software and developer kits. SecuGen products are used by financial, medical, government, educational

design, stunning illuminated glass surfaces and a bold matching color palette. Offered in five matching racing inspired accent colors, enthusiasts can choose from bold Royal Blue, Racing Yellow, Midnight, Ruby Red or Arctic White. The Dardashti gaming collection’s sophisticated design features redefine the gaming desk, shelving and chair category by melding style, function and durability. Distinct bold colors contrast with the use

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deduction program for their shoe purchases, which would enable them to spread the cost of their shoes over multiple paychecks. This part of the program is entirely optional for the employer, and you need not offer a payroll deduction plan to enable your employees to enjoy all of the other benefits of the SKECHERS Direct Corporate Shoe Program. The SKECHERS Direct program also provides mobile truck visits to your property in Las Vegas, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi and Louisiana.

For more information, call 855.759.7463 or email info@skechersdirect.com.

case study, one can only imagine the added benefits of the OnDemand Reporting that’s included in the VizOnDemand Slots suite. Through the new and upcoming products, VizExplorer continues to demonstrate their commitment to their beliefs when it comes to improving the gaming business industry, and VizOnDemand Slots is changing the game in slot floor analytics.

For more information, go to www .vizexplorer.com/demo.

ally owned insurance provider. The New Mexico-based AMERIND has saved tribes millions of dollars – all while strengthening Native American communities and economies and elevating tribal sovereignty. AMERIND also provides access to employee benefit solutions and strategic planning for broadband deployment by tribal governments and business enterprises throughout Indian Country. For more information, visit booth #604, call 505.404.5000, or go to www.amerind.com.

Zitro, who determinedly engineered and designed these first-class cabinets with the aim to offer an immersive, well-rounded experience to players. The whole team is proud to showcase our amazing content and we are confident it will be enjoyed amongst players worldwide.” For more information, visit booth #328, or go to www.zitrogames.com.

and corporate institutions and are sold through an extensive network of reseller partners including original equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors and system integrators in North America, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia.

For more information, go to www .secugen.com, call 415.302.8417 or email sales@secugen.com.

of glass and steel. Suggested retails are $499.99 (Gaming Desk), $299.99 (Gaming Shelving) and $499.99 (Gaming Chair) with immediate availability.

For more information, go to www. theatlanticstore.com/gaming/dardashti/ desks-and-shelves. To learn more about the Dardashti line of gaming products, go to www.theatlanticstore.com/ gaming/dardashti.