SugarHouse Casino First to Upgrade to KONAMI’s KCMS v3.20. KONAMI Secures Philadelphia’s First Casino Management System Contract.
Konami Gaming, Inc. announced today that SugarHouse Casino is the first in the world to experience the latest version of its Konami Casino Management System (KCMS). SugarHouse, which opened on 23 September 2010 as Philadelphia’s first and only casino, has now been upgraded to KCMS v3.20.
Nick Kontonicolas, Director IT, SugarHouse Casino, commented: “KCMS has been extremely reliable since day one, which is essential for a large 24-hour casino like ours. In addition to the 1,600 slot machines we have on offer, we have one of the busiest table games operations in our region. And the latest release of KCMS includes several new table games features that we are very excited about.”
The initial decision for SugarHouse to implement KCMS was made, in part, based on its proven success at the 3,000- machine Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. SugarHouse is utilizing Konami’s integrated KCMS modules to manage its slot machines and table games, ticket-in/ticket-out (TITO), cashiering, cage, player tracking and loyalty marketing activities.
KCMS is an industry-leading casino management system with installations spanning America, Canada, Australia as well as other international regions. KCMS is best known for its advanced capabilities, such as its documented high availability, event-driven Ethernet-based technology, multi-channel streaming video in-machine entertainment, customizable rules- based player/device Bonusing and advanced analytics.
Steve Sutherland, EVP and Chief Operating Officer for Konami Gaming, Inc. added: “We are very pleased to have been selected as a technology partner by SugarHouse Casino. We are confident that the unique multi-game, multi-denomination reporting capabilities of KCMS, at both the device and patron level, its true event-driven slot accounting and monitoring, and powerful player marketing engine will assist the SugarHouse team’s ongoing success.”
About Konami Gaming, Inc.
Konami Gaming, Inc. is a Las Vegas-based subsidiary of KONAMI CORPORATION (NYSE: KNM). The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of slot machines and casino management systems for the global gaming market. For more information about Konami Gaming, Inc., please visit http://www.konamigaming.com
About SugarHouse HSP Gaming, LP
SugarHouse Casino opened on 23 September 2010 as Philadelphia's first casino. SugarHouse features nearly 1,600 slots, 40 table games, fun and unique dining options, riverside views and free on-site parking. Pending final approval from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, SugarHouse Casino will be one of 10 operating casinos in Pennsylvania and employ approximately 800 people. For more information, visit http://www.sugarhousecasino.com.
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