US – Aristocrat to supply 12 casinos across OklahomaBy Phil - 3 March 2016
Aristocrat has won a landmark contract with Muscogee (Creek) Nation Gaming Operation in Oklahoma.
As part of the agreement, Aristocrat and its subsidiary VGT will also place Class II and Class III gaming devices across Creek Nation’s 12 casino locations over the contract period.
Creek Nation has agreed to install the Aristocrat Oasis 360 system, replacing existing competitor systems at all Creek Nation casino locations, including the new Margaritaville Tulsa, which is scheduled to open later this year.
Aristocrat will install its Oasis 360 system solutions suite, including the Oasis HALo suite of products. Additionally, all 12 properties will convert to the Aristocrat one card solution, allowing Creek players to enjoy all the benefits of their play, at all of their favorite Creek casinos.
Pat Crofts, CEO of Muscogee (Creek) Nation Casinos, said: “We have enjoyed a strong working relationship with VGT for many years, and we are very much looking forward to benefitting from the combined forces of Aristocrat and VGT, bringing leading games to our players to further enhance their guest experience with us.”
“As a successful multi-site operator, we have been envisioning linking all of our properties under a one card solution for some time,” said Andy Langston, Muscogee (Creek) Nation Casinos Chief Operating Officer. “We are excited about the potential Oasis 360 brings to us, enabling us to complete that goal and best serve our guests at each and every property they visit.”
“This agreement clearly demonstrates the complementary capabilities of Aristocrat and VGT,” said VGT Sales Executive Vice President James Starr. “Working together, we are able to provide Creek Nation Casinos a comprehensive, highly efficient solution that includes both Class II and Class III hardware, software and services. It’s wonderful to significantly increase the value we can jointly offer our customers.”
“We have worked very hard to create an ideal environment for our operator partners, whether they operate in the Class II or Class III space, they can obtain the game content and systems solutions that will spur their business forward,” said Kelly Shaw, Aristocrat Vice President of North American Game and System Sales. “We are proud to offer our clients an incredibly deep and broad portfolio of products, thanks to the combined forces of Aristocrat and VGT.”
As part of the systems contract, Aristocrat will install, Oasis 360 at 12 locations and on nearly 6,000 games, Oasis HALo, the premier customer loyalty solution in the industry, Oasis OneLink, Aristocrat’s leading solution for progressive management and enterprise media management, Mobile Concierge, Aristocrat’s mobile application that keeps players in touch with their favorite Creek casino and up-to-date with all of their player club activities, Drinks on Tap, Aristocrat’s solution that empowers patrons to order beverages directly at the game, Oasis Bonusing suite of products that provide increased levels of excitement and celebration for players at all properties, Professional Services, under which Aristocrat will assist Creek Nation in designing, implementing and launching Oasis 360 products to ensure a successful installation at all properties, nVision, the Aristocrat business intelligence solution that helps casinos analyze and visualize data to improve operations and player satisfaction and nLive, Aristocrat premier player portal and online play-for-fun gaming platform access
Beyond the major systems deal, Creek will maintain a combination of VGT/Aristocrat games for the next five years at all 12 properties. The Tribe will add VGT’s new entertainment games centered around a wealth theme as well as its high denom video product in late spring/early summer.