The recently held ICE Totally Gaming tradeshow and conference at the ExCeL in London was a smash success. According to press materials provided by show sponsor Clarion Events, ICE Totally Gaming attracting more than 30,200 attendees, setting a new attendance record.
In an ideal casino world, a slot machine would be a totally self-contained unit; arriving to a property complete and able to successfully operate without any staff interaction or additional connections, products and interfaces.
Uncasville, Conn.-based Mohegan Sun has added the Duo Blackjack Lounge to its long list of gaming offerings at its Casino of the Wind. Duo Blackjack Lounge allows friends and couples to sit together and enjoy blackjack, all in a high-energy atmosphere with a DJ setting the vibe.
Technology is helping improve the casino experience in a myriad of ways—fostering better and more constant communication with customers, streamlining cash handling and other processes for increased efficiency and even by providing more access points for the gaming experience, just to name a few.
For obvious reasons, a lot of time and money is spent on customer-facing products within the casino space. After all, these are the devices that initially attract customers and keep them coming through the door and to experience the gaming floor or hospitality venues.
What will the history books have to say about the events that took place in 2016? One thing is for certain, the year is likely to go down as one of the most tumultuous in recent times, thanks to an election cycle that was, to say the least, full of shock and awe.