eal or No Deal TV host Howie Mandel’s appearance was among the highlights of the show. Mandel invited customers onstage to participate in a live round of Deal or No Deal strategy, and was joined by the four Deal or No Deal models. A surprise fifth model, “JoJo,” also graced the stage as the feminine alter ego of Atronic Americas Sales Director John Pacconi.
Mandel was at the booth to promote the North American launch of Deal or No Deal Join’N Play, a linked community version of the game, and the first game under the successful licensed brand to feature Mandel.
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The brand-new Oxygen Upright and Oxygen Slant Top cabinets were a highlight of the show. Both cabinets feature a comprehensive range of core and linked titles, as well as multigames.
The new Oxygen cabinet features value-driven innovation and includes the new, powerful and robust sensys EP platform. Easy to service, sensys EP offers the highest level of security. With its G2S-compatible hardware, Oxygen is network-gaming ready, and supports all major casino systems and player tracking modules.
Atronic’s latest four-level progressive link, Hot and Wild, generated a great deal of interest at the show. Hot and Wild is available on the new Oxygen cabinet. Based on the wildly popular Cash Fever progressive link, Hot and Wild offers exciting new features and even more bonus action. By activating the Bonus Bet, players can double their chances of entering the Cash Fever bonus during each and every wager. Combined with an attractive, flexible merchandising package, this combination will turn up the heat in any casino. Hot and Wild is also available for Wide Area Progressive solutions.
Customers also enthusiastically greeted Atronic’s new multigame, diversity, which offers a variety of 10 games grouped into different categories that can be selected by players via touch screen. Presented on the new Oxygen cabinet, diversity allows players to select their preferred game types with different volatility levels, and is the only multigame on the market featuring proven, top-performing standalone progressive games, all in multi-line and multi-denomination format. diversity provides variety in space-limited venues, extends play and profit-per-customer, and attracts new players.
Available in single and double zero versions, Master Roulette offers the most comfortable and flexible bet handling, as well as a standard mode for casual players and an expert mode with race track layout, neighbour and French bets, and detailed statistics.
As well, a comprehensive range of new core games were presented on the new Oxygen cabinet. Games like Sphinx, Goldfy, Posidon, Volcano Bay, Gypsy Magic, Princess of the Amazon 2 and others enhance the huge variety of titles in the OXYGEN library.
Atronic’s new Doggie Cash multi-level progressive link on the popular e² cabinet features the cute canines from the internationally recognized brand, the Artlist Collection´s “The Dog.”
Also available on the e² cabinet, Magic 5’s is the latest addition to Atronic’s multi-level progressive links, featuring no less than 8 progressive levels. Each level can be won during the base game or free games with any 5-of-a-kind win combination (requires playing max bet per line). While configured at G2E for Latin American markets, Doggie Cash and Magic 5’s are also available for North American markets.
On the systems side, Atronic presented its comprehensive range of systems solutions, including the ecash terminal, which satisfies customers by reducing staff workload, improving security, and enhancing players’ experience. Atronic’s ecash Cash Redemption Terminal (CRT) is offered with Remote Monitoring Software (RMS) for live monitoring and management on the floor, and features an automated alert when the RMS shows a warning status, significantly reducing downtime.
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During the show, the Deal or No Deal Join’N Playlinked community game operated non-stop as customers sampled this highly entertaining, fully-themed game. Offering a unique time-based Community Bonus that’s guaranteed for qualified players, an innovative multiplier sixth reel, the max-bet-activated Howie Jackpot, and three base game Mystery Bonuses, Join’N Play is rich with features, challenges, and surprises that visitors found irresistible. The giant wall of five 46” LCDs created a big impact, while new Vu Slant™ cabinets provided optimal viewing angles and comfort for players.
Both firm’s staff demonstrated the latest version of TournaMaster, which provides the ultimate remote controlled instant tournament experience, giving operators the flexibility to switch from a main game to a tournament with the push of a button. Available on the prodiGi Vu cabinet, the second screen LCD shows individual player name, ranking, and total points, which are also displayed on a leaderboard, so players and spectators can follow the action moment by moment. Add an overhead display to show the current leader board information when the tournament is in play, and include your own marketing messages when the games are in regular play mode to maximize your investment.
TournaMaster uses the GameBoss controller to enable remote configuration and remote access before, during, and after the tournament. GameBoss, a networked gaming controller that uses the Game to System (G2S) protocol to connect multiple SPIELO slot machines, features easy-to-use secure web access and provides quality high-definition video feeds for leader boards and signs.
Their new core games impressed customers. At the show, they saw demonstrations of hot new titles like Icarus, featuring an innovation spin on free games; Wild Orient, offering a new approach to the powerful potential of stacked wilds; Dragon’s Temple, with frequent expanding Wilds on all five reels; and Treasure Chest, featuring player-favorite Surrounding Wilds.
As well, customers learned how the Cashpot, Bigger Bet Bonus and Cash Eruption brands of game families can enhance performance on their gaming floor. A new Gaming Chair paired with Cash Eruption also enhanced players’ sensory experience with seven embedded speakers, including two in-seat subwoofers.