Ahead of some huge product launches from Casino Technology for Asia, we caught up with Rossi McKee, vice-president.
International Casino Review: Which of your products or solutions are developed for the Asian market?
Rossi McKee: As the Asian market is quite specific in terms of customers preferences and expectations, Casino Technology has developed tailored solutions, designed especially for the region. We have positive feedback for our products and in preparation to make the next leap, the company has been developing diverse Asian-themed games and special multigame mixes, anticipating to have even more installations shortly.
The Asian themed FIVE BLESSINGS DELUX™ stand-alone progressive game, the innovative series of linked Asian themed progressive suite 8 PEACOCKS™, the multigames SPEED KING™ and GAMOPOLIS ARCH™ both consisting of exciting set of games with included dedicated Asian themed titles such as RED BIRD AND GOLDEN DRAGON™, DUCK SPELL™, COLOR DRAGONS™, DANCING DRAGONS™, are emerging as an excellently targeted solution for the region and the local markets.
Striving to excel by offering the most suitable and adequate product for each customer, we will be very soon offering the mentioned Asian tailored titles from the game packages SPEED KING™ and GAMOPOLIS ARCH™ as single games with symbol driven jackpot.
Available with the trend setter ARCH™ slot machine with 43” horizontally curved monitor and the impressive ARCH TITAN™ slot machine with 43” horizontally curved main monitor and 43” top box for the jackpot accumulations, the products emerge as a boutique and very luxurious complementation of the gaming halls. For operators that prefer a more space conscious formats, we would suggest the Asian tailored content in our latest and very successful series of slots EZ MODULO™ with modular design for easy conversion and maintenance.
As we are stepping even more firmly on the Asian market, we will be further expanding our product library for the region.
ICR: What kind of business successes has your company achieved in the Asia-Pacific region in the past 12 months? Have you entered any new markets or made any major deployments?
RM: The prospects of the gaming industry in Asia are growing constantly with every year. As our recent installations of the contemporary EZ MODULO™ slot machine in Cambodia have exceeded all expectations in terms of performing and maintenance, we intend to increase our presence there even further. The EZ MODULO™ with the exciting multigame SPEED KING™ gives the players engaging and entertaining experience and in the same time secures excellent results for the operators.
The EZ MODULO™ slot machine is available on the Cambodian gaming floors with our linked progressive Asian themed series of multigame – 8 PEACOCKS™ as well. The game package, consisting of 5 titles delivers high adrenaline gaming rush with big jackpot accumulations. The exciting and rich HD multimedia animations are designed to grab the attention of players and increase the excitement of winning.
Successfully stepping on the Cambodian market is the T3 slot machine with the highly appreciated by players and operators for its proved strong performance GAMOPOLIS SPEEDWAY™ multigame. The fast and fascinating game is a guarantee for smooth and more enjoyable time for play.
Designed especially for the Macau market is the Asian themed FIVE BLESSINGS DELUX™ stand-alone progressive game, offering the players a winning math concept and betting structure as well as a colorful graphics and authentic sound. This turbo game has a different game mechanics, sets of free games and multiplier feature, which makes the game more exciting, volatile and entertaining. Housed in the spectacular ARCH TITAN™ cabinet, the game will be available for the players on the Macau floors soon.
Another novelty, a Mini-link progressive jackpot, is on the root for certification and soon will be released for the region.
High interest on the Asian market is demonstrated for the RHINO™ Casino Management System of Casino Technology, constantly improved with added new functionalities and modules, assuring the best management tools are available and reachable for every casino operator. Another exciting avenue that the company is pursuing in Asia is in the interactive area with strong emphasis on the online gaming opportunities in the legally established markets of Cambodia and Philippines.
ICR: What will be your focuses in the Asia-Pacific region in 2018, are you expanding in a particular product segment, or entering any new markets?
RM: We are constantly focused towards offering a compelling content in a contemporary slot machines and thus it will remain throughout 2018. As Casino Technology’s products are well known in Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, the company is positioning itself for further growth on the continent with a wide network of distributors and partner companies.
Our game packages have an excellent feedback from the operators of gaming floors where installed, featuring great performance and assuring exciting entertainment for the clients.
The expectation is for rapid increase of the installations, intended for the upcoming months. Our plans on the Asian market are supported by a bunch of new titles that will be included in the game mixes, already available for the market.
In this regard, I will reveal the latest product: a specially developed for the Korean market multigame. The game mix will be the threshold for further stepping and positioning in the country.
More on the pipeline are our plans for expansion in the Philippines with the first installation of the hit series of slot machines EZ MODULO™. Specifically developed for the players on the island is the new bingo multi-game product – BINGO FROG™, featuring bingo math concepts with 60 and with 90 balls and presented in the T3™ cabinet.