SOURCE: SHIFT Interactive

SHIFT Interactive

February 26, 2015 11:47 ET

InteractivePro™ Tables Set to Launch at Bellagio in Advance of March Madness Basketball

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2015) - SHIFT Interactive, a division of Suzo-Happ and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), announced that the multi-year agreements between the parties have been extended to include Bellagio Resort & Casino. The InteractivePro™ Tables will be launched publicly in advance of the NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament, which typically attracts millions of visitors to Las Vegas each year.

Through the power of the InteractiveProVision™ Platform and Application (IPV), the InteractivePro™ Table (IPT) allows up to four (4) distinct and simultaneous User Screens for television, video and interactive content in any combination of 1-2-4 User TV/Video and Browser Screens on one 42" Full HD LED LCD. IPT provides Users a unique 10-point multi-touch, interactive experience as well as the Interactive Multi-Dimensional Sound System™ with eight (8) high-fidelity speakers and sixteen (16) headphone jacks around. IPT is suitable for a wide range of interactive entertainment experiences in bars, casino floors, hotel suites, restaurants and lounges. IPTs are manufactured from industrial grade components, ensuring high reliability and suitability to withstand harsh public environments.

Graciela Olson, Bellagio's Vice President of Table Games & Sportsbook, said, "We are always seeking new methods of providing our guests the very latest and greatest luxury experiences. The InteractivePro™ Table is yet another example of how Bellagio and other MGM Resorts properties have differentiated themselves from other resort groups by frequently evolving its exciting offerings for many longstanding customers and new guests. The product enables us to complement our traditional services that our guests have come to expect, along with additional experiences that are anticipated to increase customer loyalty."

Ron Partridge, Suzo-Happ President, Americas, shared his appreciation about launching InteractivePro™ Products and Systems with MGM Resorts. "We are privileged to be working with such talented and savvy team members at MGM, and to now introduce our solutions further within MGM Resorts."

Ryan Harris, head of SHIFT Interactive, added, "Our primary objective when we conceptualized the InteractivePro™ Table was to create an experience that targeted Gen X, Gen Y and millennial demographics. Since the July 2014 launch at MGM Grand Las Vegas and The Mirage, we have come to achieve these objectives and, in addition, IPV's intuitive User Interface has moreover attracted other demographics as well."

Each InteractivePro™ Product is administered remotely and simultaneously through a secure connection to the InteractivePro™ CAS. Venue Operators receive additional benefits with InteractivePro™ Metrics which allow them to measure field performance for optimizing operational and revenue results. Since the IPT's inception it has quickly evolved into the premier interactive product for "On-Premise" experiences. To find out more go to www.shiftinteractive.info.

About Suzo-Happ:
Suzo-Happ provides highly engineered component solutions for interactive self-service hardware to the global amusement, gaming, industrial, transportation and vending markets by serving both equipment operators and original equipment manufacturers. Suzo-Happ's solutions include control devices and systems, currency handling equipment, display solutions, environmental products, machine operation components and payment systems. With approximately 700 global employees in 13 countries serving more than 25,000 customers worldwide, Suzo-Happ has manufacturing, engineering, distribution and service facilities in 13 countries globally. More information is available at www.suzohapp.com Suzo-Happ is owned by affiliates of ACON Investments, L.L.C., a Washington, D.C.-based private equity investment firm that has managed over $3.5 billion of capital. For more information, visit www.aconinvestments.com.

ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company is in the process of developing MGM National Harbor in Maryland and MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. The Company also owns 51 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and casino and is developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at www.mgmresorts.com.

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