ith the SIP system the Grand Casino Bern is able to offer its customers the first Multi Level Mystery Jackpot in Switzerland over several different slot machines regardless of type and brand. Given the fierce competition in this area Steffenini was proud to reveal that permission had been given from the local gaming authority ESBK without any resistance or delays.
Technical Director, Gerhard Stiegler congratulated SIP for a job well done for delivering the first successful and smooth installation in Switzerland.
SIP technology offers major advantages compared to its competitors, eliminating the need for expensive servers and resources on site. The system has an auto sensing function of major machine protocols, auto detection of denominations and payouts whilst supporting the widest range of jackpot models (both local and wide area) progressive and mysteries, plasma displays, cash desk, player tracking, bonusing and cashless (card based).
WMS announced that it acquired SIP in July 19th, 2007. Systems in Progress (SIP) was founded in August 2003 by Industry veterans Helmut Steffenini and Franz Lechner, both bringing more then 20 years of experience in the global Casino Industry. Since its inception SIP has delivered systems to Asian, European and African Casinos, having equipped over 8,500 slot machines.