GameTech announces first Explorer 2 tribal installation
January 26, 2012
GameTech International has installed 250 of its latest portable wi‐fi electronic bingo device, the Explorer 2, on the company’s Edge bingo system in the First Council Casino Hotel ‐ High Stakes Bingo Hall in Newkirk, Oklahoma.
First Council Casino Hotel is one of the four gaming locations and the flagship property of Otoe Missouria Tribe. The High Stakes Bingo Hall is a newly built addition that seats up to 1000 guests complete with projection and Hi‐Def LCD bingo flash boards. On their opening night session, First Council Casino Hotel successfully filled the new bingo hall with over 400 players.
The Explorer 2(TM) is GameTech's newest portable wi‐fi bingo device with an enhanced 10-inch touch screen, over 10 hours of continuous battery life and a colorful and durable design. The Explorer 2 supports the latest bingo games including Slingo Jokers Wild and interfaces exclusively with the Edge system.
"Our goal was to bring the most exciting bingo experience ever to our players here in the Midwest, and GameTech helped us reach that goal and provide the experience," commented Bruce Barnett, CEO at First Council Casino Hotel. Lorie Foerschler, Vice President of Product Management for GameTech agrees, "We are very excited to partner with First Council Casino Hotel to help them build their bingo business by continuously adding functionality to the system and new content that will set them apart in their market."
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