Smith: “The future is bright for the expansion of EGT in North America”
“Many ways to win” is the motto of this year’s selection of products of EGT, EGT Multiplayer and EGT Interactive for the G2E Vegas. On 9-11 October at booth 2452 together with their successful partner for the U.S. – Reel Games Inc., they will demonstrate the advantages for both operators and players of their slot, jackpot, multiplayer solutions, online games and casino management system.
“The relationship between EGT and Reel Games continues to flourish in North America,” shared Sean Smith, president and founder of Reel Games. “Both companies have combined their experience and have developed a plan for future growth on the local market. Our initial installations at almost all casinos in Florida gave us the unique perspective of our calculated entry into the U.S. and the new deliveries also in Oklahoma and California continue to expand our footprint in the country. G2E Vegas 2018 will no doubt be the best show to date for us and we already have a lineup of customers from across the country committed to visit our booth and to view our latest product developments.”
Several Asian-themed jackpot systems will engage the visitors in a gaming tour of high-end technologies, fortune chasing storylines and appealing graphics. The Dragon’s Turn will be seen for a first time in the U.S., accommodated in the modern P-42V St Curved cabinet and ready to bestow good mood and numerous prizes with its 4 progressive levels – Mini, Minor, Major and Grand. The main game Fortune Twins is of 5 reels and 20 lines and leads the players to an inner jackpot and an outer bonus random wheels that will add even more nice surprises.
The Cai Shen Kingdom jackpot opens the gates to the realm of the God of Wealth with its non-progressive, progressive, stand-alone or shared levels. Meeting a vast range of operators and players’ preferences it will be presented in the elegant P-24/32H Up and P-27/32H St cabinets. The Fu Gui Rong Hua jackpot system calls with its Chinese ancient charm said to bring glory, splendor, riches and prestige. This is why the players could frequently hit more than one if its 4 progressive levels at a time. The product has already been successful in several casinos in the U.S. with its specially designed games where all reels are in play.
Many of the slot cabinets at EGT’s booth, including the most successful P-24/24 Up, P-27/27 St and St Slim models, will be united under another highly flexible jackpot system – the Premium Link. It supports mystery and symbol-driven progressive levels and could be linked with all EGT machines, as well as with cabinets of other manufacturers.
The 3 Happy Hits, 4 Happy Hits, Diamond Life, Lady’s Cards and Egypt Quest jackpot systems will enhance the EGT display with more gaming diversity, together with the already installed in the country Collection series. Its wide palette of multi-games is constantly expanding and the latest Purple and Gold collections will now have their debut in the U.S. Driven as well by the Exciter III high-end platform, each of them will entice with 48 titles in its mix, some of which highly popular around the globe.
The top of EGT’s slot machines range will again be the striking and technologically advanced Super Premier and Super Premier 75 cabinets. Their vast curved displays, luxurious design and comfortable multimedia chairs, equipped also with game control buttons, will guarantee all necessary for a memorable players’ experience.
EGT Multiplayer has already set foot in North America with their STORK terminal, recently installed at Hialeah Park Casino located in Miami, Florida. “Approved for sale in the country are also the fully automated roulettes Premier R4, R6 and R8 and the T-line touch roulette table of 6 gaming positions and an automated wheel,” added Mr. Smith. “All of these products can interface with each other and support any configuration or expansion a casino may endure.”
Now the company will present its next generation terminals – the S-Line series, that includes 4 new models. All of them could be connected to the live roulette wheels of any manufacturer, could be arranged in various configurations and feature a refined, exquisite design, an attractive LED illuminated contour and a real-time HD video streaming. A local debut during the show will have the S32 terminal with a 32-inch full HD touch screen and the S32/32/32 with three 32-inch displays – main, for gaming information and for the jackpot visualization. They will be connected to an automated roulette and a Lucky Circle Cash wheels and will also demonstrate the King Collection mixes King 1 and King 2 that stand out with high-quality graphics and numerous slot titles and table games (Blackjack, Keno, different kinds of poker, Casino Battle, Baccarat, etc.). The Jackpot Cards will link the terminals with its 4 mystery jackpot levels as well to raise the pulse of the players even higher.
The T-line touch roulette table of 6 gaming positions and an automated wheel is another innovative product of EGT Multiplayer, combining modern technology, high performance and luxury design. Its spacious 84-inch screen accommodates 21-inch touch enabled area for each of the players. The product’s software is improved and facilitates many extra features that are easy to use and guarantee even better game control. The new interface allows the swift transition between the two modes for the betting fields – classic and stadium. New color themes, a multi-language support and an integrated enhanced Diamond Number mystery jackpot of 4 levels that may be linked also to the S-Line terminals turn the high-end model into an offering not to be passed by easily.
The visitors will be able to experience a virtual world at maximum intensity within the space, allocated to EGT Interactive. The newest games 40 Hot & Cash, 81 Wins, 40 Ultra Respin, 20 Dazzling Hot are now part of a highly successful online-based gaming portfolio of over 140 titles for desktop and mobile devices. All they stay true to the overall strategy for a high RTP percentage, user-friendly interface and leading quality.
The Spider casino management system of EGT will present more functionalities and improvements, tailored to the individual requirements. The easy to use software is advancing at a fast pace and now is a powerful tool for the operators, enabling them to oversee their daily business and customer base in an effective manner and to the smallest details.
“The future is bright for the expansion of the EGT product line in North America,” concluded Mr. Smith. “The R&D department continually focuses on developing games and systems specifically for the U.S. players. All of them are readily available for Reel Games to immediately market in the country. We currently have pending installations for the Hard Rock casinos in Tampa, Hollywood and Atlantic City, Harrah’s Cherokee establishments in North Carolina and several other gaming floors in Puerto Rico. Our main objective is to have multiple products installed in most major jurisdictions in the North America by the end of 2019.”