n the east coast, the Seminole Tribe of Florida has signed a contract for 505 Aristocrat recurring revenue products to be distributed amongst the Tribe's six Florida properties. Included in the order were 489 Viridian cabinets and 16 Crown Slant products.
On the west coast, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has purchased 428 Aristocrat products, including 300 of the new Viridian cabinets. All products have been installed at the Tribe's Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, California.
In Las Vegas, The Cannery Casino & Hotel has signed a contract for 148 Viridian cabinets, making it the first Las Vegas property with a major installation of the new product. The devices will be installed at the all new Eastside Cannery prior to its scheduled opening on August 29, 2008.
“We are thrilled with the immediate and wide-spread market reception Viridian is receiving,” said Aristocrat Sr. Vice President of Sales Sean Evans. “From the moment we revealed Viridian at G2E and at NIGA, customer demand has been very high, and we are confident that Viridian will be a product that changes the face of gaming forever.”
Viridian, and its GEN7 platform, was recently named the year's “Best New Slot Product” by Global Gaming Business Magazine. The Viridian cabinet is designed for optimal player comfort and operator serviceability and features a slimmer footprint, high resolution dual LCDs, unique wrap-around belly art, creating a product truly designed to perform. It embraces environmentally responsible design and production methods, resulting in a 100 percent RoHS-compliant product and increased energy efficiency for operators.
Driven by an Intel processor, the innovative GEN7 platform features dynamic scorecards and attract sequences and an enhanced Easy Play on-screen interface, including player-selectable denominations.
The new platform utilizes Smart card and flash card technology, and, in addition to offering an enhanced player experience, GEN7 paves the way for downloadable, server-based and wireless gaming, supporting the technology of today while driving the technology of the future.