SOURCE: Aristocrat


May 31, 2012 11:40 ET

Aristocrat Wins 11 Awards Including Best Video Slot in Southern California Gaming Guide Reader's Poll

Tarzan® Lord of the Jungle™ Wins Best Video Slot Award and Five Others

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - May 31, 2012) - Aristocrat won a landslide victory in the Southern California Gaming Guide "Best Slots 2012 Awards," winning top spots in eight categories and 11 awards overall, including Best Video Slot, Best Penny Slot, Luckiest Slot and Best Slot Innovation.

Readers named Aristocrat's hugely popular Tarzan® Lord of the Jungle™ as the Best Video Slot, Best Penny Slot and Luckiest Slot. Tarzan Lord of the Jungle also was voted Best Video Slot Bonus Round, Best Slot Graphics and a top Progressive Slot.

Aristocrat's classic games remain immensely popular across Southern California, and Mr. Cashman™ was named Best Classic Slot, followed immediately by Tiki Torch™ in the category.

Aristocrat's Reel Power™ was named Best Slot Innovation, and More Chilli™ was named a Best Slot Theme.

Speaking to Aristocrat's strength even beyond the casino floor, the company's Miss Kitty™ App for iPhone® was named the Best Slot App.

"We are absolutely thrilled with what is a huge, landslide victory for Aristocrat. We competed in 13 categories and won 11 awards, far outpacing all competitors and competitive products, both on the casino floor and in the apps players choose to play outside the casino," said Aristocrat President Nick Khin.

Previously, Tarzan Lord of the Jungle was voted best video slot and one of the best progressive slots in the "2011 Best of Southern California Gaming Reader's Choice Awards." Additionally, the independent Roth-Fantini Q4 2011 Slot Survey ranked the game as one of the top performing lease titles in the marketplace.

There are more than 1,200 Tarzan Lord of the Jungle units installed in casinos across North America. The game's top jackpot has been hit 12 times and paid out more than $3.6 million in top jackpot awards since its release last year.

Aristocrat Technologies Inc. is a subsidiary of Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL), a leading global provider of gaming solutions. The Company is licensed by more than 200 regulators and its products and services are available in more than 90 countries around the world. Aristocrat offers a diverse range of products and services including electronic gaming machines and casino management systems. For further information visit the company's website at

TARZAN and TARZAN YELL are registered trademarks of EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS, INC. and Used by Permission. Lord of the Jungle is a trademark of Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. and Used by Permission. © 2012 Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., All Rights Reserved.

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