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  • PRODUCT: Epic 950 Printer
  • MANUFACTURER: TransAct Technologies, Inc.

TransAct Technologies has introduced a printer for slot-machine ticket-in/ticket-out applications that is designed with all the capabilities necessary to take full advantage of server-based gaming applications.

The Epic 950 printer and accompanying software permit casinos to design promotions around coupons that can be dispensed through a slot’s cash-out mechanism. It incorporates a patented dual-port technology known as “ServerPort,” which allows it to connect simultaneously to the game and to the casino’s server, while at the same time delivering targeted coupons and offers to players in real time.

For instance, if a player earns a comp at the restaurant, or is staying at the hotel and earns enough for a free room while he is playing, a coupon for

that award can print out instantly, while the player is at the machine.

The Epic 950 prints in two colors (black and red), and in any language. The software allows flexibility in laying out any logo design or other personalized design for coupons to reach players.

“TicketBurst” technology prints and “bursts” each gaming voucher before presenting it, which eliminates player interference and avoids downtime.

For more information, call TransAct at 877-748-4222, or visit the company’s website at http://www.transact-tech.com.

Frank Legato is editor of Global Gaming Business magazine. He has been writing on gaming topics since 1984, when he launched and served as editor of Casino Gaming magazine. Legato, a nationally recognized expert on slot machines, has served as editor and reporter for a variety of gaming publications, including Public Gaming, IGWB, Casino Journal, Casino Player, Strictly Slots and Atlantic City Insider. He has an B.A. in journalism and an M.A. in communications from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the author of the books, How To Win Millions Playing Slot Machines... Or Lose Trying, and Atlantic City: In Living Color.  

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