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Forrest Gump to
AMZ Holdings: one step
Bally sweeps the
join Cryptologic...
awards board...
Online games based
closer to Taiwan casino
on Forrest Gump and framework for its Integrated Resort
Bravehart are due to Industry. We anticipate that the B
ally collected more awards
than any other gaming
supplier in the judging for
be released by T
he Taiwanese national
government has announced
that it will be issuing no more Penghu economy will ultimately Casino Journal’s ‘Top 20 Most
Cryptologic before the than two licences for casinos benefit given its infrastructural Innovative Gaming Technology
end of this year, under established on the offshore islands, advantage, and their efforts to now Products 2008’.
a licensing deal the following a local referendum. attract top international operators More than 80 entries were
company has entered into with The local government of Penghu and supporting tourism examined to determine the 20 top
Paramount Digital Entertainment. has already announced that it will development bodes well for the products – and Bally collected a
Under the agreement, be seeking to establish Company with its substantial quarter of the accolades on offer,
CryptoLogic gains the exclusive gaming Integrated private landholding.” with iVIEW Display Manager; Bally
rights to offer online slot games Resorts on the island, Developers who Power Card; Download Configuration
based on more than 20 of and is currently in the secure a licence Manager; Bally Biometric
Paramount Pictures’ collection of final stages of would be required to Recognition; and the iVIEW Software
feature film titles, including preparation for its own build a hotel with a Design Kit.
Braveheart, Forrest Gump, Beowulf, referendum. minimum of 1,000
Beverly Hills Cop, Ferris Bueller, AMZ Holdings owns rooms. Further
Ghost, and others. CryptoLogic also a large tranche of land qualifying parameters Spanish Law to
has the opportunity to build a a on Penghu for which it will be determined by
branded casino based on the also holds a resort building licence an international consulting
cover Gran Scala
Paramount games. awarded to the site. company, reporting to the Ministry islation currently in
a71 Meanwhile, a 16 percent decline Michael Treanor, CEO of AMZ of Transportation and progress will set up a local
in revenues along with write-downs said: “We are encouraged that Communication (MOTC), which has S
panish leg
government consortium to
has led to Cryptologic posting a net Taiwan has taken another step to been appointed to oversee the oversee the development of the
loss of $32.7 million for the year, its clearly define the parameters and administration of Integrated Resorts Gran Scala casino-resort project.
first loss in six years. adopt a transparent regulatory on Taiwan’s offshore islands. The act will require the scheme’s
instigators, International Leisure
Three more
Development, to have €10 million
capital available and provide a bank
Ritzio Volcanos
Aristocrat’s new distro deal
guarantee. The project will also have
Products said: “We are very excited to deliver at least 3,000 jobs and
R
itzio International has opened to be working with Aristocrat and hotel accommodation for 8,000 on
Volcano-themed clubs in T
CSJOHNHUXLEY and
Aristocrat Technologies
Europe Limited have signed a feel their range of products a site of at least 1,000 acres.
three Croatian cities: distribution deal under which complements our own in terms of
Metkovic; Mokosica; and Orebic. It TCSJOHNHUXLEY has non-exclusive quality and choice.”
now manages 34 gaming clubs in rights to distribute Daniel Lindsay,
‘In-line’ betting
over 20 Croatian cities and towns, Aristocrat electronic Aristocrat’s General
part of an international chain of gaming machines into Manager Sales &
first for M Resort
Volcano-themed clubs with premises the European Marketing, Europe
in six European countries. jurisdictions of Ukraine, Belarus, added: “TCSJOHNHUXLEY has an
Ritzio entered the Croatian Georgia, Romania, Bulgaria and exceptional reputation in the live U
sing the slogan “Get in the
game, Bet in the game”, the
Las Vegas M Resort Spa
gaming market in 2008 by acquiring Northern Cyprus. gaming sector and I expect this Casino is the first US casino to
two large gaming chains from local Andrew Davies, agreement will allow them to place offer ‘in-running’ betting, allowing
operators, with a view to focussing TCSJOHNHUXLEY’s Business our products and further bolster our account customers in its Race and
on the ‘convenience gaming’ sector. Development Director, New own sales efforts across Europe.” Sports book to place bets on live
sporting events before and during
Demon provides Nanoptix representation
the game.
“You used to have to place your
bets before the game started.
N
anoptix Inc, a global thermal ticket-in, ticket-out (TITO) printers added products and services Once the game got underway, all
printer solutions provider for and kiosk printers across Europe. across Europe.” bets were off and you were sitting
the gaming, point-of-sale and “Jon’s enthusiasm, solid Jon Temple said: “I’m proud to hoping your team pulled through for
kiosk markets has signed a technical knowledge and insight on be representing such an innovative, you,” said Anthony A Marnell, III,
representation agreement with Jon new market opportunities and flexible and dynamic company Chairman and CEO, M Resort.
Temple of Demon Interactive (www trends will without a doubt help us offering products that are perfect to “Now, with in-running betting, you
demoninteractive.com). grow our presence in Europe,” said meet current and future market can watch the game on TV, while
Under the agreement, Jon will Jean-Louis Drapeau, VP Sales & requirements, especially in the area sitting in our Race and Sports Book,
promote and sell the Nanoptix line Marketing, Nanoptix Inc. “We will of casino TITO printers.” Contact: and update your bets in direct
of printers including the Paycheck work together to generate value jtemple@demoninteractive.com response to what happens.”
10 MAY 2009
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