Tag Archives: Aristocrat Leisure
- Russia’s 2009 casino crackdown sparked global slots scam
February 8, 2017
Russia’s 2009 crackdown on casino gambling was apparently the spark that lit a global slots scam that continues to this day. Last summer, Singapore authorities reported disrupting an international gang of casino cheats that was using smartphone technology to predict big slots payouts in advance. Little else was known about...
- Crown Resorts, Aristocrat Leisure sued over “deceptive” pokies machines
October 26, 2016
Australian casino operator Crown Resorts and gaming device maker Aristocrat Leisure have been sued for allegedly deceiving gamblers on their chances of winning on video poker machines. On Wednesday, Australian resident Shonica Guy filed a lawsuit in Australia’s Federal Court alleging that she suffered significant financial losses playing the pokies...
- Aristocrat swings to full-year profit
November 25, 2015
Australian slot-machine manufacturer Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. has swung to full-year profit thanks to its newly-acquired Video Gaming Technologies (VGT) business. Aristocrat has recorded a revenue of AUD1.58 billion for the fiscal year ending September 30th, an 89% increase from AUD839 million a year ago. The company has also posted a...
- 2015 Marks Largest G2E Asia to Date
July 8, 2015
The 2015 edition of Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) recently became the largest edition to date. Returning last month (May 19-21) to The Venetian Macao, the show’s ninth edition closed its doors on yet another successful and record-breaking year. G2E Asia 2015 recorded a record-breaking attendance of 10,095 visitors...
- Playtech acquires Aristocrat Leisure’s lottery business, Aristocrat to focus on US market
September 3, 2014
Gaming technology and services supplier Playtech has acquired Aristocrat Leisure’s lotteries business for €10.5 million ($13.7 million). Playtech takes control of Stockholm-based retail VLT businesses Aristocrat Lotteries (ALAB) and Aristocrat Lotteries Italia (ALI). Both ALAB and ALI provide a driver-based gaming platform for VLTs and casino markets in Norway and...
- Aristocrat Leisure Completes Purchase of Video Gaming Technologies
July 8, 2014
Australian slot-machine manufacturer Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. is betting big on Native-American-run casinos after securing a $1.28 billion takeover of Video Gaming Technologies Inc. from its founder Jon Yarbough. The deal puts Aristocrat in good position to secure a large chunk of the US slot machine market, where VGT has over...
Pennsylvania legislation would add 40k VGTs, cut slots tax
March 28, 2017
Indiana casinos blame VGTs for poor April revenues
May 16, 2017