For the past 25 years, PDS Gaming Corporation has become a reliable source for gaming businesses seeking equipment leasing and flexible finance options that include month-to-month, long-term, revenue participation and flat-fee programs.
Responsible for gaming operations at the Seminole Tribe of Florida since 2001, James F. “Jim” Allen, chairman of Hard Rock International and CEO of Seminole Gaming, has guided the development of Seminole Gaming into one of the world’s most profitable gaming entities, with seven casinos located throughout Florida.
The reality for casino operators today is that the competitor is not just the casino down the street anymore; it’s all forms of entertainment—from nightclubs and restaurants to computer games and movie streaming services and everything in between—that is competing for piece of the patron’s budget.
For the past 19 years, Casino Journal has hosted the annual Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards, a contest in which a panel of independent judges grades the cutting-edge qualities of entries submitted by leading gaming companies from across the nation and around the world.
In the third of a 12 article series themed on where the money is now for “smart” casinos, VizExplorer executives explore the art of analytics, and make a case as to why its vital casino operations embrace this specialized skill when considering the inside space revolution.
Visitors to the inaugural Scientific Games’ EMPOWER Customer Conference, which recently took place at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, likely came with the expectation that they would be hearing about the company’s current slate of products and systems.