SOURCE: Casino Enterprise Management Magazine

Casino Enterprise Management Magazine

March 31, 2011 12:11 ET

Casino Enterprise Management Magazine Announces Fifth Annual Slot Floor Technology Award Winners

Top 10 Products Represent the Most Outstanding Solutions for Slot Operations in 2011

FARGO, ND--(Marketwire - March 31, 2011) - Casino Enterprise Management magazine, the leading gaming industry trade publication and training event producer, and the "Official Publication" of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM), is pleased to announce the winners of its 2011 Slot Floor Technology Awards, now in its fifth year.

Nominations included slot cabinets and platforms, ticket printers, bill validators, tournament management systems, air diffusers and more. A select panel of judges was assembled and tasked with carefully sorting through the nomination materials and deciding the top 10 winners. Those panel members were: Robert Allen, Corporate VP of Casino Operations, Pinnacle Entertainment; Buddy Frank, VP of Slot Operations, Pechanga Resort & Casino; Chuck Hickey, VP of Slot Operations, Barona Resort & Casino; Charlie Lombardo, Gaming Consultant; Stephanie Maddocks, Founder and President, Power Strategies; Frank Neborsky, VP of Slot Operations, Mohegan Sun; and Robert Sobczyk, VP of Casino Operations, Ameristar Casinos.

"Our esteemed panel of judges is made up of slot floor operators and experts who use and apply gaming technologies nearly every day," said Peter Mead, Publisher of Casino Enterprise Management magazine. "The 10 winners they have selected can truly take pride in knowing that their innovations are appreciated by the people to whom it matters most. Likewise, CEM is aware of all the time, energy and money it takes to develop new products and technologies for the slot floor, and applauds the companies' commitment to the advancement of the industry."

The winning companies and their products, in order, are:

1. WMS
Player's Life® Web Services

2. Bally Technologies
Bally iDeck™

3. Bally Technologies
Bally Code Red™

4. WMS
Mega Multiplier® Super Shot™

5. BIS2
slotViz

6. Multimedia Games
TournEvent® 3.0

7. WMS
Attack From Mars™/Revenge From Mars™

8. Acres 4.0
A4 Platform

9. Aristocrat Technologies
Mega Pay™

10. Multimedia Games
Side Action Series™ Video Slots

An in-depth article highlighting these products, their functionality and the judges' comments will be featured in the May 2011 issue of Casino Enterprise Management. Each company will also be awarded a special plaque commemorating its achievement as well as graphics that they may use in promotional and marketing materials. For more information, visit www.casinoenterprisemanagement.com.

About Casino Enterprise Management (CEM)
Casino Enterprise Management magazine delivers the most comprehensive need-to-know information in the world of casino management. All operational facets of the casino business are thoroughly covered in each issue. Readers enjoy first-hand reporting from the brightest thought leaders in the worldwide casino gaming industry. CEM puts on several prestigious awards for the gaming industry including Great Women of Gaming, Slot Floor Technology Awards, and the newly launched Hospitality Operations Technology Awards. The website, www.aceme.org, is the gaming industry's most complete digital doorway into the world of casino management, and includes videos, podcasts, blog entries from industry leaders, and much more. CEM also invites industry leaders to connect on its social network, www.acemenetwork.org.

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