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GLI open Spanish test lab; JCM Global complete deal with Washington casino; Bally Tech to attempt world record

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GLI JCM Global Bally TechGame test labs, Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has opened its newest laboratory location in Sant Cugat, Spain, near Barcelona, the company announced today.

In yet another expansion, the lab will be appropriately named GLI Test Labs Espana and will support both land-based and iGaming testing and certification work for Spanish suppliers and operators.

GLI Europe Managing Director, Phillip Barow, said: “This is the right time for GLI to establish a more formal presence in Europe with the recent activity of the iGaming market that is on the verge of becoming regulated and continued strong growth of Spanish manufacturers in South America. With locations in both Madrid and Barcelona, GLI will be able to better meet the needs of the industry and provide independent advice to regulators in each of the Autonomous Regions.”

GLI Espana will “have native Spanish speakers to facilitate European manufacturers” and will also “facilitate GLI’s work with the numerous iGaming operators and suppliers who are targeting the local Spanish markets” a press release stated.

The new office brings the total number of GLI’s global lab locations to 20.

 

Casino equipment supplier, JCM Global, has completed installation of a digital signage package at the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort in Washington.

As announced by the company via a statement today, this means that the project gives resort guests “visuals inside the resort that are as stunning as the landscape that surrounds it outside.”

JCM Business Development Manager, Jeff Gray, said: “Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort came to us with a very specific request: They wanted to provide a visual experience for their customers using the latest and greatest technology available today. We provided a cross-property solution that is the best available today, and will provide an incredible customer experience for years to come.”

Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort General Manger, Rich Purser, added: “Nothing is more important to us than giving our guests the best, most impressive experience possible in every aspect of the resort. These digital signs further elevate that experience and further elevate our destination resort experience.”

The digital signage package JCM installed at the Resort included four video walls, e-posters, and the MultiView software to drive all video content.

 

Bally Technologies will be attempting to break records by hosting The World’s Largest Slot Machine Tournament at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California, later this month.

A company statement revealed that a Guinness World Records adjudicator is scheduled to be on-hand at the free event on 11 February, which  anyone (over the age of consent, of course) is invited to attend in order to win their share of $100,000 in prizes.

Pechanga Development Corporation President, Joaquin Fletcher, said: “Since the resort opened in 2002, Pechanga has worked to create one of the most technologically advanced slot floors anywhere, and setting this world record highlights the enormous advantages Pechanga’s casino has to offer.”

Pechanga’s team and Bally technicians have worked for the past two months to get the event up and running – and more than 1,000 machines on Pechanga’s floor will utilise Bally’s unique technology on the big day.

Bally Senior Vice President of Strategy and Customer Consulting, Bruce Rowe, said: “This is a great example of how server-based technology can create contagious excitement on games from multiple manufacturers and take one of the most popular special events for real players to a whole new level.”

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