LAS VEGAS and BOGOTA, Columbia (March 25, 2015) – Casino operators at FADJA 2015, on April 8-9 in Bogota, Colombia, will experience first-hand the strategic benefits of the combination of the WMS, Bally and Shuffle Masterbrands, as they showcase a varied range of gaming products that will address casino operators’ diverse needs.
“Our newly combined company is uniquely positioned to offer fresh value to casino operators as we seek to become their partner of choice and a one-stop shop for their gaming product and services solutions,” said Gavin Isaacs, President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are thrilled to present to the Latin American market a tremendous breadth of customer-favored gaming devices and related services in a way that no other company can.”
Among the portfolio of WMS products at FADJA 2015 is the Blade™ s32 cabinet, a player-focused hybrid slant cabinet that will make its Colombian debut. The Blade s32 cabinet features two 32-inch high-definition displays that deliver a premium, high-impact “wow” to any slot floor and provide superior player readability.
A number of new premium participation titles will be showcased on the Gamefield xD™ cabinet, which will make its FADJA debut. The excitement of an iconic film combines with this revolutionary cabinet in the IRON MAN™ theme. A perfect fit for the 32-inch LCD of the Gamefield xD cabinet, the IRON MAN slot features a vertically expanded 5×12 reel array with 80 lines. And the AUSTIN POWERS game brings “the international man of mystery” to life on the Gamefield xDcabinet. Featuring characters from the AUSTIN POWERS movies, players can match symbols for up to a 100x multiplier in the Picture Pay Feature, and wheels may award free spins, wheel spins, credits or even a progressive.
Also a highlight within the WMS portfolio will be an exciting line-up of multi-game offerings. The Game Chest HD Multi-Game™ series features top-performing themes that players can choose from on a new interactive main menu that displays reel layouts for each of the eight themes, along with theme-specific features. This series supports multiple languages and currencies. The Life of Luxury Progressive™ theme brings back a classic WMS game in multi-game format with five games that feature a combination of classic, current and new WMS content.
Bally-branded products on display at FADJA will include the 88 Fortunes theme on the Duo Fu Duo Cai link. This proven performer on the Pro Series V27/27 slant-top dual-screen cabinet features All Up, Reel Ways, Free Games that can be re-triggered and the Fu Bat Jackpot Feature, which awards players one of four fantastic progressive levels.
Bally will also showcase several titles on the Pro Wave including Fu Dao Le, a four-level linked mystery progressive, andGame Xchange, Bally’s next generation Multi-Game allowing operators to select which games they want from the extensive Game Xchange Multi-Game library, rather than from a pre-defined suite. With up to 10 games on one machine and up to four denominations available for each theme, Game Xchange provides players with more variety.
The Shuffle Master brand will display a number of cutting-edge products including i-Table, which automates the betting process to increase game security, accuracy, and speed. The Utilities segment will showcase the one2six single- and multi-deck continuous shuffler and the ChipStar roulette chip sorter.
Isaacs said, “At FADJA 2015, our combined company will have the opportunity to demonstrate our ability to leverage proven product brands and cutting-edge technology solutions that benefit our customers and help them grow their businesses. We are Stronger Together through the combination of our time-tested brands and comprehensive and differentiated product portfolios that are created and supported by an extremely talented global team.”
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