Scientific Games Corporation announced a new agreement with Voyager Kibris Ltd. Merit Crystal Casino (“Voyager Kibris”) to supply 50 Shuffle Master DeckMate2 shufflers to its five Merit casinos in North Cyprus to drive operational efficiencies and power an exceptional gaming experience for players. Voyager Kibris is owned by Net Holding, the world’s eighth largest operator of luxury hotels and casinos with a combined casino floor of approximately 24,000 square meters, 2,700 slot machines and 400 table games.
 
Scientific Games’ table products installation at Merit Casinos will include 50 DeckMate2 shufflers to increase game speed and security on single-deck blackjack, single-deck poker, and other single-deck, hand-pitched specialty games. The dealer-favorite 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 card brands.
 
“Merit Casinos offer some of the most exclusive gaming experiences throughout Europe and the Middle East, and are recognized worldwide for exciting table game tournaments that include renowned international players, “ said Gavin Isaacs, president and chief executive officer for Scientific Games. “This new partnership will bring an unmatched player experience, including increased game speed and enhanced security, to help drive customer satisfaction, revenue growth and profitability for Net Holding. We are delighted to have been selected by Net Holding to help grow their casino business with one of the industry’s most respected and hottest shufflers, the DeckMate 2.”
 
Net Holding is listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange (IMKB) and is one of the company’s key strategic partners in Europe and the Middle East. The company has empowered Net Holding and its subsidiaries with an extensive array of innovative, market-specific technology and entertainment solutions. 
 
With more than 160 Scientific Games products on the floor, featuring the Bally MultiDeluxe and Game Xchange libraries, Merit Casinos offer players an unparalleled gaming experience. MultiDeluxe, a four-level standalone progressive with an interactive second screen feature, offers five incredible games in one cabinet, the Bally Pro V27-27 cabinet. The next generation Game Xchange multi-game offers players up to 10 game choices, such as Kiss of the Rose, Heavenly Empress and Bonus 7s Wild on one machine. 
 
The WMS Game Chest Multi-Game series brings a premium gaming experience to the Merit Casinos slot player with a diverse range of popular WMS titles such as Gold Fish 2, Nautilus and Bright Diamonds. Players can choose from six top-performing themes on an interactive main menu. Powered by the CPU-NXT2 platform, all themes in series support multiple languages and currencies and provide an elegant, easy-to-follow user interface.
 
“Scientific Games is honored to be selected by Net Holding, one of the industry’s most innovative casino operators both on table products and gaming machines, as their table game technology provider," said Marco Herrera, VP & managing director (EMEA) for Scientific Games. “We are confident that the Shuffle Master DeckMate2 shufflers will deliver a measurable return-on-investment and increased profitability by enhancing the casino's gaming and entertainment experience. We look forward to continuing a fantastic partnership."