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September 28, 2021

The goal was to create a cabinet that enhanced game entertainment and attraction

Konami Gaming announces podium launch at Barona Resort & Casino

(US).- Konami Gaming announced the first installation of eight units of its new Podium video cabinet at Barona Resort & Casino in San Diego, California. Originally introduced at the G2E 2008, its new Podium cabinet was developed as a joint effort by Konami Gaming, Konami Digital Entertainment and Stuart Karten Design, a leading industrial design firm.


he goal was to create a cabinet that enhanced game entertainment and attraction while providing additional comfort to the player for increased time on device. The Podium features two 22” touch screen LCD displays, an ergonomic button panel and unique lighting effects that surround the machine.

“Barona is proud to partner with Konami on the launch of the Podium product in our Sneak Preview slot area. Early indications are that Konami has hit another one out of the park, and the all important guest feedback has been nothing short of rave reviews,” said Chuck Hickey, VP of Slot Operations at Barona Resort & Casino, says Charlie Thornton, Director of Game Sales, Western Region, for Konami Gaming, Inc.

“Konami has a long history of partnering with Barona, which is one of the premier resort casinos in Southern California. Therefore, it made sense for us to launch Podium with them. We are very pleased that Barona’s slot players have gravitated towards Podium, and we look forward to placing additional units at the property,” he concluded.

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