Over recent years, the market demand of Electronic Gaming Machines (EGMs) in Macau has been growing steadily. Revenue from slot machines have increased by 14.3 percent to MOP15 billion (US$1.9 billion) in FY2018 from MOP13.1 billion in FY2017*. Despite EGMs taking only a small share compared to other game types, it plays a significant role in the mass market, which is crucial to future growth.
As a result, innovative products that are new to players stand out most. Having strong relationships with a wide range of Electronic Gaming Equipment (EGE) manufacturers, Asia Pioneer Entertainment (APE) the leading EGMs distributor, looks to Macau and SEA markets by exploring quality products.
Brand-New Bao Ni Fa Jackpot Link
Jumbo Technology (Jumbo), the local Taiwanese gaming supplier, has always been on the cutting edge of innovation. It will launch a brand-new Bao Ni Fa Jackpot Link this year in their latest D-27 cabinet. This uniquely designed cabinet features dual 27-inch HD displays and enhanced comfort that provides the ultimate gaming experience for players.
The Bao Ni Fa Link is a progressive linked jackpot that follows the success of Jumbo’s popular Yi Lu Fa Link in Asia. Bao Ni Fa offers two different Asian themed base games, “Power Dragon” and “Power Mask™”, in which the new bonuses and “Power Up” feature provide an entertaining and rewarding experience for players.
Jumbo Technology will be at G2E Asia at stand A1329, be sure to seize the opportunity to experience their latest products.
Karma Blackjack, debut in Asia
Spintec d.o.o. (Spintec) will highlight its Karma Blackjack, a new game that will be brought in Asia for the first time. The game experience is as close to live as possible. An attractive virtual dealer on the big screen will have players hooked with an adrenaline rush to play which all means longer gaming sessions and higher revenues for the operators.
Along with blackjack, Spintec will showcase a large portfolio of casino gaming solutions, various setups of Aura and Karma product lines with a multigame option for a player to choose between different games – Roulette, Sic Bo and Baccarat, which are, due to their proven record of longer gaming sessions, its best-selling products on the Asian market. Spintec is at the same time holding a majority share in new automated roulette installations in Macau.
Visit Spintec at stand A1041 and discover its new unique gaming solutions that meet the most demanding operators’ requests.
Evolving Jackpot Excitements
The slots sector is always key for Konami in Asia. This year, Konami Australia Pty Ltd (Konami) will present its Link Progressive and SAP jackpot series in G2E Asia at stand A429. One of the highlights will be “Ba Fang Jin Bao” 4 levels Link Progressive. It is available in Concerto Stack cabinet with 4K Graphics. Two games will soon be available in the Macau market in 2019, namely Fortune Totems and Abundant Fortune. Additionally, the 3 levels SAP or Link Progressive games “Golden Blocks Sun Da Seng and Golden Blocks Princess Majesty” and 4 levels SAP games “Star Watch Magma” adds more irresistible fun that players are eager for.
Konami will also introduce its Concerto Stack cabinet. It offers a 43” HD cinematic display, KP3+ Platform, high impact visual interaction, and custom portrait-oriented game formats. In addition to the latest slot innovations, after the debut of Fortune Cup the horse racing machine in Macau this March, the highly praised game that was launched in SEA will also be unveiled in the show. Players can place their bets through touchscreen stations with race stats, horse odds, and comprehensive bet options for win, place, and quinella.
Engineered to Give You the Edge
TransAct Technologies Incorporated (TransAct), a leader in developing and manufacturing market-specific solutions, introduces the Epic Edge TITO printer, the industry’s most advanced casino printer. Built on the proven long-term performance of the Epic 950, the Epic Edge offers an unmatched 300 DPI print resolution, delivering a 50 percent improvement over current printers.
Attendees at G2E Asia will also have a chance to learn about the latest iteration of Epicentral, which is the gaming industry’s only enterprise-level promotion and bonusing software suite that can target customers in real-time while they play their favorite slot machine or electronic table game. With sports betting continuing to increase, TransAct will demonstrate the Company’s Epic 880 which is the default printer used in established sports betting markets across the world.
Their gaming team will be on hand at stand A719 and will be happy to talk through the range of products to G2E Asia attendees.
Stepping into diversification
The success of EGMs and ETGs products are determined by their attractiveness and market acceptance. To this effect, APE continues to seek new games and products for the growing mass market in Macau and the Asian region. Likewise, the company will provide diversified business such as consultancy services and leasing of Electronic Gaming Equipment (EGE) in markets such as the Philippines, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
Find out more details of APE via http://www.apemacau.com/.
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