The US subsidiary of the NOVOMATIC Group partnered with Emmy award-winning game show producer Gary Hunt Productions (GHP), Entropy Entertainment, and media sales company Trifecta Entertainment & Media (Trifecta) to launch – THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLOTS (WCOS).

This industry-first slot competition will be demonstrated on NOVOMATIC Booth #1259 at G2E on Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th – from 10am until 3pm – with the Championship Competition held at 4.00 PST daily. Qualifying tournaments will run hourly, and the top 10 winners will advance to the final playoff in the Championship Finale with a top prize value of $1,000 awarded on Tuesday and Wednesday. All contestants will be awarded from a selection of prizes.

Adding to the entertainment frenzy, the Emmy award-winning producer Gary Hunt, Entropy Entertainment and Trifecta Media will all be on the booth to present the concept and answer questions.

Gary Hunt said: “With over 60 million slot players in North America, we have put together a talented television team focused on creating a powerfully entertaining television show that features NOVOMATIC Americas’ slot machines and will bring highly entertaining competitions into over 85 million homes.”

Rick Meitzler, CEO NOVOMATIC Americas, said: “This tournament adds a competitive energy and excitement to a casino floor that has not been experienced before. We’re excited to be partnering with such an accomplished group of people to bring a reality style slot competition to the gaming industry and create a truly entertaining offering for slot players and a unique marketing tool for our customers.”