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Konami presents strong offering at NIGA

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The 33rd Annual National Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow & Convention featured a number of key Konami releases, from 4K video slots to original bonus game developments.

Carnival Corporation selects Konami’s Synkros Casino Management System

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Konami and Carnival Corporation have announced completion of a final agreement for Synkros to support core gaming technology across 100+ ships around the world. “A key component of Carnival Corporation’s long-term global focus is driving future innovation and leveraging technology that advances the greatest vacation experience for our guests,” said Marty Goldman, senior vice president, global casino operations, at Carnival...

Regency Casino Mont Parnes brings Piñata Party to players with Smash Smash Festival

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Athens’ Regency Casino Mont Parnes is celebrating the success for the linked slot game Smash Smash Festival, since its launch last October. The €10,000 jackpot and winner-takes-all jackpot pool of mystery prizes has seen the fiesta-themed series by Konami Gaming, Inc. become a key attraction at the property. “The biggest indication of success is how it’s attracted a strong following with...

Konami to launch 4K video slots and a record library of linked progressives at NIGA

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  Konami Gaming, Inc. announced a leading array of games and technology aligned for market launch during the 33rd Annual National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Tradeshow & Convention in Las Vegas on 19-20 April, 2018.   Konami will release a record mix of original linked progressives and base game themes to market with the show’s open, empowering tribal operators with the...

Konami’s Smash Smash Festival sparks excitement at Casinò Sanremo

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Last November, the historic Main Hall of Italy’s Casinò Sanremo became a key launch site for Konami Gaming, Inc.’s latest linked series Smash Smash Festival™.   Showcased across a bank of six SeleXion® multi-game cabinets, Smash Smash Festival has become a fast favorite for guests at this prestigious venue along the Italian Riviera. “Across the large main hall and overhead in...

Konami announces vice-presidential appointments for Whalen and Bertsch

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  Konami Gaming has announced the promotions of Casey Whalen and Jay Bertsch to vice-president, North American game sales and vice-president, global systems sales, respectively.   Previously serving as senior director, systems sales, Bertsch has maintained an important role in growing the company’s global partnerships for more than a decade, including three years overseas with Konami Australia Pty Ltd. Whalen joined Konami...

Golden Entertainment expands Konami’s SYNKROS Casino Management System across casino portfolio

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  Konami Gaming announced that its SYNKROS casino management system has been selected by Golden Entertainment, Inc. to replace existing systems at The Stratosphere Hotel, Casino & Tower, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, and Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin.   All four sites were recently acquired by Golden Entertainment, and through the coming months will connect with existing SYNKROS sites in...

Saint Vincent Resort & Casino hails success of Smash Smash Festival by Konami

Saint Vincent Resort & Casino hails success of Smash Smash Festival by Konami
In the heart of Italy’s Aosta Valley, Saint Vincent Resort & Casino features one of Europe’s largest gaming floors, including a large 8-unit bank of Konami Gaming, Inc.’s latest linked slot game Smash Smash Festival™.   Last August Saint Vincent became the first in Italy to launch the fiesta-themed bonus series, which has since become a top player attraction. “Smash Smash...

Konami highlights progressive bonus developments and original slot releases at ICE 2018

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Konami Gaming, Inc. announced a diverse array of original progressive games and video slot themes featured at the 2018 ICE Totally Gaming event in ExCeL London.   Konami’s stand boasted a full lineup of SeleXion® multi-game cabinets, including the ICE debut of SeleXion on its 43-inch curved Concerto Crescent™ with games such as Lotus Land Deluxe Wild™, China Shores Great Stacks™,...

Konami to highlight progressive bonus developments and original slot releases at ICE 2018

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  Leading casino gaming developer showcases an exciting mix of the latest titles across its proven Concerto™ Collection of video slots.   Konami Gaming, Inc. announced a diverse array of original progressive games and video slot themes featured at the 2018 ICE Totally Gaming event in ExCeL London. This February 6-8, an estimated 30,000 guests will have the opportunity to explore a...

Konami’s Beat Square wins Best Slot Product in 17th Annual Gaming & Technology Awards

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Konami Gaming, Inc. announced first place honours for its Beat Square skill-based music game in the 17th Annual Global Gaming Business Gaming & Technology Awards.   Leveraging the company’s expertise in consumer arcade and video game entertainment, Beat Square challenges gamers to play, compete, and prove their skill in a game of rhythmic coordination across a lighted touch pad comprised of...

Konami’s Beat Square Tournament attracts industry Interest at G2E 2017

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  Konami Gaming, Inc. announced “outstanding reception” for its Beat Square rhythmic gameplay skill-based release at the G2E, where it made its debut.   Beat Square challenges gamers in a skill competition of rhythmic coordination to tap choreographed square buttons as they light up to the beat of the music. As announced at the show by Global Gaming Business, Beat Square was awarded Best...

Konami set to make a big appearance at G2E

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Konami Gaming, Inc. has announced its lineup of multi-station developments, skill-based games, premium slots, and advanced casino systems technology for its booth at the G2E in Las Vegas on 3-5 October.   The showcase will include the company’s Concerto™ Collection of video slots and releases such as Castlevania™. These core products will be showcased alongside a mix of multi-station and skill-based games, including Crystal Cyclone™,...

Konami promotes Jay Bertsch to senior director of system sales

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Konami Gaming, Inc. announced the promotion of Jay Bertsch to senior director of system sales following more than a decade of service in global business development for Konami Gaming and its sister company, Konami Australia Pty Ltd.   His prior position as director of business development will be taken up by Danielle Rankin, another longtime Konami professional with a proven...

Konami joins casino advisory panel for innovation

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Konami Gaming has become the latest company to join the newly established Innovation Adoption Advisory Panel (IAAP). The company will be the lead sponsor of the panel, which was jointly announced by GameCo and Interblock on 3 August as a joint effort to encourage innovation in the casino sector. “The formation of the IAAP is an encouraging development that we believe...

Konami raises the stakes at AGE

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Konami Australia has invited attendees at the Australasian Gaming Expo to experience its latest range of core slot products and latest technologies. “The stakes at Australian Gaming Expo 2017 have been set high, and we look forward to sharing with you our vision and stellar product line-up of Australian and New Zealand releases from Konami Australia,” said Matthew Loon, Konami’s...

Konami’s SYNKROS goes live in Lac Courte Oreilles Casino

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Two Wisconsin casino properties, Lac Courte Oreilles Casino and Grindstone Creek Casino, have become the first in the state to feature Konami’s SYNKROS CSM.   Konami Gaming, Inc. has installed its award-winning SYNKROS® casino management system at Lac Courte Oreilles (LCO) Casino Lodge & Convention Center and its outpost location Grindstone Creek Casino. This marks Konami’s first SYNKROS installation in the...

Konami’s Smash Smash Festival makes world premiere

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The new Smash Smash Festival™ bonus game from Konami has gone live to players for the first time ever at the San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino in America. Konami Gaming, Inc. debuted its Smash Smash Festival linked bonus game at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino in a special Cinco de Mayo world premiere event. One of our latest additions...

Japanese government begins work on second casino bill

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The global gaming business is abuzz about Japan’s upcoming casino legalisation, no small wonder considering that experts predict Japan could be the third biggest market globally, trailing behind the US and Macau.   Lawmakers passed a bill last December to legalise casinos, with the first sites predicted to open as soon as 2023. This April, the Japanese government has begun work...

Konami plays a successful Concerto at NIGA 2017

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The National Indian Gaming Association’s 2017 Tradeshow & Convention provided an ideal showcase for Konami’s Concerto Collection of video slots.   The complete array of Konami Gaming, Inc.’s latest game developments for its proven Concerto™ Collection of video slots was on display for the assembled audience at this year’s National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) 2017. Konami claimed its top highlights with casino...

Konami stay ahead of changing market conditions

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In an age when land-based gaming is learning to live sideby- side with online, Konami has created Smash Smash Festival, a game with features specifically designed for the casino floor.   Konami showcased its diverse range of sleek Concerto cabinets and colourful content at ICE, with the company’s Smash Smash Festival linked progressive garnering the most attention from visitors on the...

Atlantic Ventures named as Konami Gaming’s LatAm distributor

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The leading casino gaming manufacturer, Konami Gaming, has formed a key partnership for Latin American market sales with Atlantic Ventures.   Konami Gaming, Inc. has announced Atlantic Ventures will become its exclusive distributor for Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay following a recent partnership deal. Atlantic Ventures is led by the renowned industry authority for the LatAm market, Norma da Silva, who brings roughly...

Konami score hat-trick in Casino Journal awards

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A trio of products from leading designer and manufacturer Konami have been awarded the Casino Journal Annual Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology products.   Konami Gaming, Inc. has won triple trophy honors in the Casino Journal Annual Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Awards for three of its key products. The company’s Beat Square skill-based game, SYNKROS Dashboards business intelligence suite,...

Konami Gaming to debut new Concerto collection at NIGA

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This year’s Indian Gaming Show will see Konami Gaming unveil a complete lineup of its latest Concerto Collection games for the first time.   Konami Gaming, Inc. has confirmed it will debut a comprehensive lineup of the latest Concerto Collection games at the Annual National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) show in San Diego on April 11 - 13, 2017. NIGA, which celebrates...

Konami Launches Nevada’s First Primary Skill-based Game

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Konami’s Frogger: Get Hoppin’ Makes its World Premiere on the Las Vegas Strip. Konami Gaming, Inc. announced the world premiere of its Frogger: Get Hoppin’ skill-based casino game inside MGM Grand’s LEVEL UP entertainment lounge in Las Vegas. Konami is the first manufacturer authorised for field trials under the Nevada Gaming Control Board’s New Innovation Beta (NIB) program, and the first...

Konami to show new range of Concerto cabinets bringing music to industry ears

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After the successful debut of Konami’s Concerto cabinet last year, the company is ready to showcase the newly expanded range of Concerto units at ICE 2017.   Following on from the successful debut of its popular upright Concerto video slot, Konami Gaming is gearing up to showcase its expansion of the base model into a complete line-up of core cabinets at...

Konami see the opportunities in the Macau region

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Casino gaming manufacturer Konami celebrated another successful MGS Entertainment Show, presenting its latest video slots for the Asian markets.   Konami has been showcasing its products at MGS Entertainment Show since the outset four years ago and the company believes firmly in the opportunities the region offers. At this year’s event International Casino Review caught up with Konami Australia’s international technical manager,...

Konami debuts latest video slots in Sweden and Latvia

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Following two agreements brokered by its European distributor earlier this year, Konami Gaming rolled out its latest video slots in venues across Sweden and Latvia.   Konami Gaming has expanded its European footprint into Scandinavia and the Baltic as they introduce their latest video slot machines into venues in Sweden and Latvia following two agreements brokered earlier this year by ICM...

Konami’s new Frogger slots leap into casinos across America

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Konami Gaming has announced the first arrival of its new Frogger themed slot machines at casinos across the United States.   Casino players can now enjoy a variety of random bonus features, including a mystery adventure that activates the classic road and river crossing course that has delighted Frogger fans for generations. With captivating slot play and big jackpot progressive prizes,...

Konami’s Synkros system installed in San Diego

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Konami Gaming has announced the successful installation of its Synkros casino management system at the Barona Resort & Casino in San Diego. Featuring 2,000 casino slots and more than 90 gaming tables, southern California gaming destination has introduced a number of leading edge innovations to further expand its legacy of personalised customer service and player engagement. “The new tools and technology...

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