Uncasville, Conn.-based Mohegan Sun has added the Duo Blackjack Lounge to its long list of gaming offerings at its Casino of the Wind.

Duo Blackjack Lounge allows friends and couples to sit together and enjoy blackjack, all in a high-energy atmosphere with a DJ setting the vibe.  The new gaming lounge features plush double benches, supplied by KGM Gaming, as well as table side hand-crafted cocktails.

With the ever-evolving landscape of casino gaming, Mohegan Sun is looking to provide the most attractive, fun, friendly and hassle free gaming experience possible. The new DUO Blackjack Lounge in Casino of the Wind certainly covers those bases with the option to share a comfortable seat right next to a friend or significant other, all in the midst of one of the most captivating weekend destinations inside Mohegan Sun, according to a press release.

Mohegan Sun has also updated the “Table Games 101” video series that can be found on Mohegansun.com, in addition to Facebook and YouTube channels and throughout the property. The latest piece showcases a brief instructional ‘how to’ video on blackjack: “Blackjack 101.”  A Craps 101 video is also available for viewing at this page, with more to come. Visit www.mohegansun.com for more info.


Custom chairs

» STYLGAME

StylGame, the Italy-based designer and producer of chairs and other ergonomic products, has added another prestigious project to their international portfolio, thanks to a recent seating product placement agreement with Sochi Casino & Resort, the first world-class casino in the south of Russia.

Sochi Casino & Resort is the first entertainment complex of a global scale located in Krasnaya Polyana, Sochi. The new complex features a unique concept for Russia—it is modeled after the best resort casinos in Las Vegas and Macau, and includes a casino with 569 slot machines and 70 tables, a poker club, bars and restaurants, conference facilities and its own Velvet Theater.

“Many customers are choosing our company thanks to the excellent quality and customization of our seats,” said Giorgio Iulita, CEO of StylGame. “Sochi Casino & Resort decided to choose our company for the ability to quickly develop customizations in line with original idea of their own architect, engaging our R&D department in the study and prototyping of new tailor-made projects.”

StylGame is working to further develop the bond with Sochi Casino & Resort for next projects, Iulita added. Visit www.stylgame.com for more info.


New seating lines

» GARY PLATT MANUFACTURING

Reno, Nev.-based Gary Platt Manufacturing showcased three new seating lines at G2E with plans to introduce them to the market in early 2017 according to the company’s website:  the Monaco, a new shape of comfort; the San Remo, curved comfort; and the Sonoma Bench, share the comfort. All three products offer standard Gary Platt features that include a unique proprietary injection molded blend foam, made exclusively for Gary Platt and designed for casino applications to ensure lasting comfort and elasticity; built-in lumbar support and other contours to fit the human form; a waterfall front edge to relieve stress on the player’s legs; incorporation of a special glide and an integrated handle, making the chair easy to move for players and casino staff; and finishes made with the best materials available and built with excellence throughout. Visit www.garyplatt.com for more info.


AVIATOR, Allegro chairs

» GASSER CHAIR COMPANY

Gasser Chair exhibited many exciting new casino seating products, options and styles at G2E, beginning with the eye-catching AVIATOR, which features decorative metal panels simulating aircraft construction, rail carbon edge, flex back, ergonomic wave seat, self-return swivel, custom frame with circular cut outs, extended footrest, Zanzibar finish and more. Also new from Gasser was the Allegro Series, featuring its ultra-plush cushioning, ergonomic support and contemporary styling—qualities that work well together to maximize value and long-term seating comfort. Show goers also witnessed Gasser’s latest high-limit seating such as the HWD-101, featuring an oval back, polished back plate, ebony stain on the outside of the back, ergonomic wave seat and hardwood frame among other model features. Visit www.gasserchair.com for more info.