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Bally Signs Systems, iView Contracts

Bally Signs Systems, iView Contracts

Slot and system manufacturer Bally Technologies announced the sales of systems and other products to several casinos last month.

Bally reported major system contracts in Canada and in South America. The company announced deployment of new systems technologies at Marina del Sol Casino in Concepción, Chile, that replace 100 percent of a competitor’s systems technology; and a separate system deal covering all of the casinos of the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority.

The comprehensive solution that Bally Technologies is providing Marina del Sol comprises an array of technology-leading and award-winning Bally systems products, including the latest version of the SDS/CMP 12 for Windows slot accounting and player tracking system, the CoolSign resort-wide media management system and Bally Power Bonusing, a suite of pre-defined bonus events, sweepstakes and promotions.

Bally’s system solutions are connected on 1,273 gaming machines and 50 tables at the casino.

In Canada, the company announced an enterprise-wide agreement to provide systems solutions for six Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) casinos.

Bally Technologies and Bally Gaming Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary, will replace the slot and table-game systems at all six SIGA casinos. The systems solutions will be connected to approximately 1,870 gaming machines and 60 table games.

The operator’s selection of Bally Technologies follows an extensive competitive procurement process.

Bally will provide the SIGA casinos with its latest version of SDS Windows, which provides casino operations of all sizes with a competitive and scalable slot-management and player-tracking system.

Bally will also install the award-winning iVIEW Display Manager player-user-interface with Elite Bonusing Suite; Bally Business Intelligence; TableView real-time table rating and player-tracking solution; and the full component of slot accounting and CMP player-tracking solutions.

Bally also announced that the South Point Hotel Casino Spa is implementing Bally’s iVIEW DM and Elite Bonusing Suite networked player-reward solutions.

The South Point will be the first Las Vegas property to use iVIEW DM and the Elite Bonusing Suite applications, which enable customized individual bonuses as well as several events that can be tailored to any number of slots, including enterprise-wide. Interactive, floor-wide bonuses include instant slot tournaments, “Virtual Racing” and “U-Spin” real-time bonusing, enabled on most gaming devices equipped with a touch-screen display.

iVIEW displays and iVIEW DM will be deployed across the floor at the South Point. Installation is scheduled for May. The casino plans to host Virtual Racing events, in which each player chooses a horse to wager on and watches the race unfold on the in-game screen.

“We have been longtime partners with Bally Technologies, and are excited to take our partnership to the next level,” said South Point President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Gaughan. “It’s essential for us to find new and exciting ways to provide entertainment for our players, and events like Virtual Racing will provide a lot of fun for our loyal guests.”

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