Scientific Games Corporation announced that one of its subsidiaries has signed an agreement with Mersoy Turizm Otelcik Islet. Ltd. Sti (“Mersoy Turizm”) to supply Mersoy Turizm with a broad portfolio of its WMS and Bally-branded gaming machines and Shuffle Master table products for Elexus Hotel Resort Casino in North Cyprus to drive casino revenue and empower an exceptional gaming experience for players.

Mersoy Turizm is owned by an international group that operates several resorts and travel agencies around the Globe. It conducted an extensive evaluation and competitive bidding process before choosing a broad array of Scientific Games' WMS, Bally and Shuffle Master products for its splendid, cutting-edge casino opening beginning of October. The Elexus Hotel Resort Casino, located on the amazing seaside of Girne, will be the largest resort in North Cyprus.

The Company's Shuffle Master-branded games will account for 100 percent floor share of new table products. Ibrahim Esen, casino director, Elexus Hotel Resort Casino, said, “We selected Scientific Games as our preferred business partner because of its diverse portfolio of gaming products combined with high-level product support. We fiercely believe that the popular WMS, Bally and Shuffle Master product brands will add tremendous gaming excitement for our customers and will help drive our revenues.”  

Elexus Hotel Resort Casino will offer its customers Scientific Games' most powerful and sophisticated games platforms and more than 90 WMS and Bally game titles – accounting for up to 40 percent of the new electronic gaming devices on the casino floor. Also, the casino will open with Scientific Games’ state-of-the-art video, spinning reel, and specialty game cabinets, including the newly introduced WMS BLADE s23 cabinetand the Bally Pro V27-27 Slant cabinet.

Players will be thrilled by Life of Luxury Progressive, the firstlocal-area progressive multi-game from WMS featuring up to five themes. Another highlight of the WMS games library is the Game Chest HD Multi-Game series. Delivering variety, flexibility and performance, the Game Chest HD Multi-Game series will bring a premium gaming experience to the Elexus Hotel Resort Casino slot player through its diverse range of popular games content. Bally themed games of the all crowd pleasing Game Xchange and MultiDeluxe libraries will provide players with an unprecedented level of excitement. MultiDeluxeisa four-level standalone progressive with an interactive second screen feature, showcasing five incredible games in one cabinet. Game Xchange, Bally’s next generation multi-game, offers players more variety – up to 10 game choices on one machine – without leaving the comfort of their seat.

Of the industry-leading Shuffle Master table products, the new casino will deploy 12 ChipStar chip sorting machines, 24 Deck Mate 2 poker shufflers, and one Deck Checker card verification device. Today, the Shuffle Master ChipStar is increasingly becoming the product of choice by casino operators when it comes to chip sorting. This is owed to its outstanding sorting speed, doubtless Communauté Européenne conformity and virtually maintenance-free cutting edge technology. The well-established Shuffle Master Deck Mate 2 poker shuffler comes with a shuffle time of just 22 seconds, features onboard card recognition and sorts cards back to a suited deck. Above all, the shuffler includes a remote touchscreen display and works with all card types and brands.

Marco Herrera, VP & managing director (EMEA) for Scientific Games, says, “Scientific Games is honored to partner with one of the industry's most innovative casino properties on both table products and gaming machines. Our deep industry knowledge, technology-driven products and passionate people will empower the Elexus Hotel Resort Casino to create the world’s best gaming experience for the player, driving performance and results.”