New York-based GameCo, Inc. announced that it has installed its skill-based video-game

gambling machines (VGMs) for the first time at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, North Carolina.

The company installed four of its popular Pharaoh’s Secret Temple VGMs in prominent

locations on the casino floor at Harrah’s Cherokee, featuring a real “Match 3” video game experience where the player’s ability influences the amount won. Harrah’s Cherokee will be the third jurisdiction in the U.S. for GameCo deployments.

“We are excited to expand the availability of our unique, new skill-based video game gambling machines to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort,” said Blaine Graboyes, co-founder and CEO of GameCo. “Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort has demonstrated a strong commitment to enhance the value experience for their guests including the introduction of new forms of casino gaming entertainment.”

GameCo’s VGMs combine the experience of playing video games with the excitement of gambling to create new gaming entertainment experiences for the gaming floor. Pharaoh’s Secret Temple is a Match 3 game in which players embark on an adventure to unlock the riches of the Pharaoh’s secret temple by matching gems to collect rare treasures before their time runs out.

Author: GGB Staff

Staff writers for Global Gaming Business magazine, Las Vegas, Nevada.