ICE – Novomatic to show its leadership from pubs to interactive, casino and sportsbettingBy Phil - 24 January 2019
The leadership of Novomatic is based on Group subsidiaries working in synergy to deliver on a passion of supplying advanced gaming solutions that drive the industry forward. More than 20 subsidiaries will come together on the giant Novomatic stand at ICE 2019 and demonstrate how the technologies complement each other to create powerful solutions.
From integrated resorts to pubs, interactive to sports, and across the globe, Novomatic has all product markets covered.
“Novomatic offers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry, covering all segments,” said Harald Neumann, CEO Novomatic AG. “As a producer as well as operator of gaming technologies we have the opportunity to test and optimize new products in company-owned gaming facilities in a variety of markets.”
Brand new slot titles will feature reimagined classics, including Lucky Lady’s Wild Spell, with enhanced gameplay and 4K graphics on the Panthera Curve 1.43 and V.I.P. Lounge Curve 1.43. The international launch of MacGyver sees players join Richard Dean Anderson and lead cast on the NovoStar V.I.P. 3.50, the compact V.I.P. Lounge 2.32, and the first of two online themes – MacGyver: Duct Tape & Diamonds™ – on desktop and mobile devices.
International slot launches won’t stop there. Visitors to ICE 2019 will see the global launch of titles like Savage Hunt, Valkyrie Star, Princesses of War, Dragon Hits and Asian Dragon hot. The new Pay Day series enters the world stage with Prized Panda and Prize of the Nile themes, and a range of linked themes will connect to the Enchanted Fortunes Linked Jackpot. Refreshed game mixes on show will include NOVO LINE Interactive Edition X1, Jackpot Edition deluxe 1, Superia Premium Mix 2 and The Legend Gaminator T1.
A new cabinet – V.I.P. Eagle III 3.32 – makes its premiere and will showcase leading games on the NOVO LINE Interactive Edition X and Impera Line HD Edition 6 mixes. Combining upright and slant-top cabinet design, this new cabinet release for selected markets features two ultra-sharp 32” game screens and 27” TouchDeck slant, complemented by extra-wide LED effects. Next to this will be a best-selling single player Roulette classic in a completely new style – Grand Roulette II – that features a striking animated LED wheel.
An advanced range of Ainsworth cabinets – A600, A600ST and A640 – will present best-in-class slots for European and international markets, featuring latest themes from Quick Spin, Mega Choice Treasures and Mega Choice Quad Shot mixes, in addition to new mixes Mega Choice Classics and Mega Choice Fortune. Links will also be in focus with link themes such as Golden Link, Mad Millions, Raging Roosters reloaded and the PAC-MAN™ Link series.
ETGs based on the renowned NOVO LINE Novo Unity II platform will present live, automated and virtual games in a stadium-style setup. The new LOTUS Roulette II Pro Black Edition island will also be on show, streaming automated roulette to a variety of cabinets as part of a multi-game mix.
NovoPrime Sports – the scalable sports betting system developed in collaboration with Sportradar – will demonstrate total flexibility across self-service betting terminals, desktop and mobile devices. Another solution with Kambi will be on show, as well as the latest retail and online products of Admiral Sportwetten and Millennium.
Otium brings new video bingo titles like Binvaders 20 and Wonderbingo to London, and will introduce Bingosaurus 20 and Copacabana 20, on the OT300 cabinet. New game mixes and specialist jackpots such as Big Bank Link and Mystery Pot Link, will also premiere.
Greentube, the Novomatic Interactive division, will debut new slot titles at ICE with the highlight launch of The Great Gambini’s Night Magic, as well as an online MacGyver theme and Tidal Riches that explores the bounty of the ocean. Based on the land-based link, the online version of Enchanted Fortunes Linked Jackpot will premiere with Book of Ra Mystic Fortunes, Pyramid Fortunes and Goddess Rising linked themes.
Eurocoin Interactive will launch Fluffy Bingo, the latest addition to its Novo Bingo line of interactive bingo titles, as well as the new Jackpot Dice featuring three creative jackpots.
Octavian will demonstrate a live myACP casino management system connected to a group of slot machines and profile the latest functionalities such as Jackpots, TITO, cashless, GDPR/AML, ticket redemption, player tracking and business intelligence.
The innovative Plurius solution from Greentube will present seamless device change and single wallet capabilities across desktop and mobile, and gaming terminals like Panthera 2.27 and Gaminator Scorpion 2.24. Game mixes featuring classic Novomatic titles, third-party content and new Greentube games such as Apollo God of the Sun and The Great Gambini’s Night Magic will show how players can switch between devices on the fly.
Demonstrating technological advancements in responsible gaming, Novomatic Biometric Systems will connect NBS fingerprint and facial recognition to devices around the stand, such as gaming terminals, SSBTs, cash machines, turnstiles and a new entry game terminal.
Novomatic UK will showcase new products across the Astra Casino, Bell-Fruit Games and Gamestec brands. The highlight for Astra is the new digital gaming terminal Prismatic™ for the UK, Dutch and Belgian arcade and pub markets. At the heart of the exhibit will be the Big Bonus Wheel mystery jackpot attraction that is creating a big impact in the UK market.
New cabinet and software innovations will be presented by LÖWEN Entertainment for the German market, headed by the striking Pro Generation range with new software, games and features. Also in focus will be the CASINONET data management system, giving operators remote access to a comprehensive range of back office and security functions.
A wide range of AWP solutions for the Spanish market will be on show by Novomatic Spain, such as Gigastar II and Impera Salon. New machines for bars will also be displayed, including NOVO LINE Bar III and the latest launch from GiGames, Venezia. In addition, Novomatic Netherlands will feature a selection of products for the Dutch AWP market.