Scientific Games Will be Stronger Together at PGS 2015
- 29 Mar 2015
LAS VEGAS and LIMA, PERU (May 29, 2015) – Scientific Games will demonstrate the strength of its industry-leading Bally, WMS and Shuffle Master brands, at the PGS Latin America 2015 international gaming show in Lima, Peru (booth #55) on June 11-12. Now Stronger Together, Scientific Games is uniquely positioned to become casino operators’ global partner of choice for all their gaming equipment and technology needs.
Visitors to the Scientific Games exhibit at the Jockey Exposition Center will experience firsthand a selection of innovative products from across the Company’s array of top brands that demonstrate why Scientific Games’ recent merger with Bally Technologies gives it an unmatched diversity of products and solutions.
The Bally brand will be showcased through a variety of games that are designed to appeal to players in the Latin American market. A highlight of the Bally brand on display at the show is Game Xchange, Scientific Games’ next generation multi-game, offering operators the ability to change or add titles to the suite. With four or more games, up to four denominations, and different max-bet configurations per denomination, per game, Game Xchange delivers a variety of options that will please any player.
Bally’s Pro Wave cabinet will feature Fu Dao Le, a player-selectable language game that enables players to easily switch from English to Spanish. This four-level linked mystery progressive is triggered by a red envelope on reels one and five, and when hit, players are awarded one of the exciting jackpots. As a 243 ways to win game, Fu Dao Le features the Mystery Stacks and Expanding Wilds play mechanics.
The popular Shuffle Master Equinox cabinet, showcases the proven performer 88 Fortunes on the Duo Fu Duo Cai progressive link. This five-reel game with a remarkable Asian theme features 243 ways to win, Free Games that can be re-triggered and the Fu Bat Jackpot Feature, which awards players one of four fantastic progressive levels.
Also presented in connection with the Shuffle Master brand will be THE FLINTSTONES™ theme on the Equinox. This popular three-level progressive features a suite of exciting base games with attractive jackpot awards.
Highlights also include one of the premium titles in the WMS portfolio, the IRON MAN game, which combines the action and excitement of Marvel’s Iron Man trilogy with the revolutionary Gamefield xD cabinet. 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 for an action-packed gaming experience of the iconic films.
Another WMS portfolio highlight will be an exciting line-up of multi-game offerings with standalone and progressive themes. 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. The Multi-Game series supports multiple languages and currencies. The WMS brand is launching its first multigame LAP, the Life of Luxury Progressive theme, which brings back a classic WMS game in multi-game format with five games that feature a combination of classic, current, and new WMS content.
Also within the portfolio of WMS products at PGS 2015 is the Blade s32 cabinet, a player-focused hybrid slant cabinet that will make its debut in Peru. 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. Themes include Dragons Over Nanjing and Hot Hot 8.
Ricardo Regner, Vice President of Latin America for Scientific Games, said, “Scientific Games is Stronger Together through the combination of our time-tested brands and comprehensive product portfolios created and supported by an extremely talented global team. We will demonstrate at PGS Latin America 2015 our ability to leverage proven product brands and cutting-edge technology solutions that benefit customers and help them grow their businesses.”
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