Scientific Games Corporation announced that it was awarded its 12th contract with South African casino and entertainment group Sun International to supply games, systems and table products to their new Sun Time Square casino located in Pretoria, South Africa, highlighting Scientific Games' strong partnership with Sun International and the Company's robust suite of end-to-end solutions for the casino floor.
Sun International awarded Scientific Games a comprehensive order to provide the full spectrum of the company's sophisticated casino-management solutions to drive floorwide operating efficiencies and player engagement at its new 92,000 square meter (1,000,000 square feet) casino resort, slated to open in April 2017 with 2,000 slot machines and 60 table games.
Bob Parente, Scientific Games' chief revenue officer - gaming, said, "We appreciate Sun International's expansion of our technology partnership and their recognition of our experienced team and industry-leading innovative games, systems and table solutions to drive player engagement and operational efficiencies at their beautiful new casino resort venture in Pretoria."
Sun International Chief Financial Officer Anthony Leeming said, "We have been longtime technology partners of Scientific Games, and have every confidence that their integrated and sophisticated systems, games and table solutions will help ensure a successful opening of our new Sun Time Square casino, accelerating our ability to engage and reward players across our casino floor while enabling us to run our business efficiently and generate new revenue and player-engagement opportunities".
The new casino will attract players with a number of popular Scientific Games slot products, including the TwinStar, Bally Pro Series V22/22, Bally Pro Series V27/27, Bally Pro Series Wave and WMS Blade stepper game cabinets. Sun International selected a broad scope of Scientific Games' high-performing game content, including titles such as Super 88 Fortunes, Dancing Drums, 5 Treasures, Diamond Eternity, Zhen Chen, Fu Dao Le, Dragon Rising, Lock It Link, Dragon Spin and numerous other titles.
To support its large casino pit, Sun International chose Scientific Games' Shuffle Master card shufflers and utility products including MD3 and Deck Checker.
The Sun Time Square casino will maximize its operating efficiencies by incorporating Scientific Games' core systems solutions SDS®, CMP, Power Promotions with Downloadable Credits and Smartcard Cashless functionality to power its casino floor enterprise, along with a number of other Scientific Games innovations, including:
-- Business Intelligence, an advanced application that enables casino operators to analyze and visualize the extensive data gathered throughout their business enterprise.
-- Elite Bonusing Suite and its 12 powerful applications that enable floorwide bonuses, promotions, tournaments, virtual-racing events, dynamic random bonusing, flex rewards, video poker bonusing and more.
-- iVIEW4, the next generation of on-device messaging technology which displays dynamic marketing animations and video with instant response through a state-of-art multi-touch display on the gaming device - without interrupting game play.
-- iVIEW Display Manager ("DM") on-device messaging technology to present content such as player account information, bonusing offers and directed marketing messages on the main game screen or top screen - without interrupting play.
-- Power Loyalty, a dynamic system that enables players to redeem points, coupons and comps instantly not only on the casino floor, but also at retail outlets partnered with the casino.
-- Power Progressives progressive jackpot application for centralized control of all SAS paytable progressives on the casino floor.
-- TableView real-time table rating and player-tracking system.