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Merit Picks Shuffle Master DeckMate2

Scientific Games Corporation announced that Voyager Kibris Ltd. has signed an agreement with the company to install 50 Shuffle Master DeckMate2 shufflers in the operator’s five Merit casinos in North Cyprus.

Voyager Kibris is owned by Net Holding, the world’s eighth-largest operator of luxury hotels and casinos with a combined casino floor of approximately 24,000 square meters, 2,700 slot machines and 400 table games.

Scientific Games’ table products installation at Merit Casinos will include 50 DeckMate2 shufflers to increase game speed and security on single-deck blackjack, single-deck poker and other single-deck, hand-pitched specialty games. The dealer-favorite poker shuffler comes with a shuffle time of just 22 seconds, features onboard card recognition and sorts cards back to a suited deck. The shuffler also includes a remote touch-screen display and works with all card types and card brands.

 “Merit Casinos offer some of the most exclusive gaming experiences throughout Europe and the Middle East, and are recognized worldwide for exciting table game tournaments that include renowned international players,” said Gavin Isaacs, president and CEO of Scientific Games.

“This new partnership will bring an unmatched player experience, including increased game speed and enhanced security, to help drive customer satisfaction, revenue growth and profitability for Net Holding. We are delighted to have been selected by Net Holding to help grow their casino business with one of the industry’s most respected and hottest shufflers, the DeckMate2.”

Merit Casinos feature more than 160 Scientific Games products on the floor, including the Bally MultiDeluxe and Game Xchange libraries. MultiDeluxe, a four-level standalone progressive with an interactive second screen feature, offers five games in one cabinet, the Bally Pro V27-27 cabinet. The next-generation Game Xchange multi-game offers players up to 10 game choices.

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