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What’s Shakin’, September 2012

By CEM Staff

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This month's top headlines include a partnership between Bally and H5G, news hires at Reel games, AGS, IT and Gary and Platt, a successful iGaming Workshop by BMM, promotions within Konami, Tropicana Las Vegas and Empire Resorts, the creation of an Interblock Organic Island in the Hippodrome, as well as headlines from other companies in the industry.

In the Spotlight, September 2012

By CEM Staff

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Continuing its familiar trend of successful headlines, Bally Technologies has set a number of company records for revenues and profitability. They announced a quarterly non-GAAP EPS of 78 cents on record revenue of $246 million for the three months that ended on June 30, 2012. In other news, Incredible Technologies is celebrating recent success, from new installations, to expanding offices and new hires, IT has been nothing short of impressive.

Latin American Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month’s Latin American news, the Paraguayan Senate has approved a bill that seeks to put an end to illegal gambling, a second attack occurred on a casino in Monterrey, Mexico, the governor of Buenos Aires extended 14 bingo licenses, and the Chilean and Peruvian governments have signed an agreement of cooperation.

European News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month’s European news, a backlash over advertising during the European Soccer Championship takes place in the U.K., Schleswig-Holstein could revoke licenses in Germany, e-gaming companies are granted licenses in Spain, and a match-fixing scandal hits Italian soccer.

In the Spotlight, August 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

On June 21, Bally Technologies Inc. became the first company to receive an interactive gaming supplier license from the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). “This was a historic day in time for Bally Technologies, Nevada, and for the gaming industry,” said John Connelly, Bally’s vice president of business development.

What's Shakin', July 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

In this month's headlines, Bally Technologies receives the first recommendation for an online gaming license, Aristocrat, Shuffle Master and Ongame Network enter into a strategic relationship, GCA appoints a new president, IGT receives recommendation for online gaming license by the NGCB, WMS acquires Phantom EFX and extends its global technology agreement with FutureLogic and much more.

Latin American News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month's top Latin American news, corruption continues to hinder the gaming industry in Brazil, casino attendance in Mexico has doubled, the ex-head of the gaming board in Uruguay is sentenced to jail, and the gaming sector in Panama increases revenues.

Latin American News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month's top Latin American news, the government continues cracking down on gaming in Venezuela, casinos are now among the most profitable companies in Chile, the Buenos Aires lottery is critical of online gaming in Argentina, and according to Codere, the Colombian market remains “attractive.”

In the Spotlight, June 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

This month's headlines, JCM Global acquires 49 percent of Nanoptix Inc. common stock, AGS receives its manufacturers' license in three states, and Aristocrat launches a play-for-fun site for Maryland Live! Casino. 

TransAct’s Epicentral® Print System a Hit at Nisqually Red Wind Casino

By Jenessa McAllister

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Jenessa McAllister

When the team at Nisqually Red Wind Casino first heard about TransAct Technologies’ new Epicentral® Print System, they were instantly intrigued. The system, which includes several impressive features, was installed in early February on each of the Olympia, Wash., property’s 975 slot machines, and was the first property to launch the system for TransAct. Epicentral was an immediate success, and continues to impress both patrons and employees at Red Wind.