Scientific Games Corporation announced a new agreement with Voyager Kibris Ltd. Merit Crystal Casino to supply 50 Shuffle Master DeckMate2 shufflers to its five Merit casinos in North Cyprus.

Voyager Kibris, owned by Net Holding, is 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 poker shuffler comes with a shuffle time of just 22 seconds, features onboard card recognition and sorts cards back to a suited deck, according to company literature. 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.” Visit www.scientificgames.com for more info.