EPICENTRAL PROMOTION AND BONUSING SYSTEM FROM TRANSACT HEADLINES COMPANY'S CANADIAN GAMING SUMMIT APPEARANCE
June 19, 2014
- TransAct Will Also Display Award-Winning Epic Printers at Vancouver Convention Centre -
Hamden, CT – June 19, 2014 – TransAct Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq: TACT), a global leader in market-specific solutions, including printers, terminals, software and other products for transaction-based and other industries, announced today the Company’s participation at the upcoming Canadian Gaming Summit, the only annual gaming conference wholly focused on the Canadian gaming industry, which will be held on June 23-25, 2014 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia. TransAct will have on display in booth #319 its industry-leading promotions and bonusing print system, Epicentral®, as well as its award-winning Epic 950 printer for slot machines and gaming devices.
The Company’s Epicentral promotion and bonusing system is the industry’s only enterprise-level software solution that enables casino operators to deliver targeted coupons and bonuses, in real time, to players directly at the slot machine or electronic table game. Currently in operation on over 10,500 gaming machines at 11 casinos worldwide in conjunction with the ServerPort™ and Epic 950® ticket printer installed in each gaming device, Epicentral connects directly to all existing slot management systems, slot machines and electronic table games, regardless of manufacturer, providing unmatched flexibility for casino marketing and operations teams. Operators can easily design and run floor-wide promotions through Epicentral at the click of a button, eliminating the need for a visit to the gaming machine and vastly simplifying the process of attracting, rewarding and retaining players.
Since its introduction, Epicentral has proven its ability to successfully drive meaningful performance in casino operators’ floor-wide marketing operations. Customers deploying Epicentral have reported a 60% increase in new player enrollment in their loyalty programs, a 37% increase in weekday afternoon slot handle, a 46% average increase in slot handle on the night of a coupon-drawing promotion, a 100% increase in lower-tier player average daily theoretical (ADT), a 34% increase in the number of returning players, an 87% redemption rate of coupons that encourage mid-week visits, an 86% increase in points earned by players club members, as well as a 14% increase in average player time on device.
TransAct will also demonstrate in Booth #319 at the Canadian Gaming Summit its award-winning Epic 950 printer. The proven reliability of the Epic 950 and its seamless compatibility with all game types both old and new, have made it the ticket-in/ticket-out (“TITO”) casino printing solution of choice. Installed on over 500,000 slot machines worldwide, the Epic 950 is designed for close integration with Epicentral and ServerPort, while its TicketBurst™ technology easily eliminates player/ticket interference.
For more information about the Epicentral print system and the Company’s line of Epic gaming device printers, please visit http://www.transact-tech.com.
About TransAct Technologies Incorporated
TransAct Technologies Incorporated is a leader in developing and manufacturing market-specific solutions, including printers, terminals, software and other products for transaction-based and other industries. These industries include casino and gaming, lottery, food safety, banking, point-of-sale, hospitality, oil and gas, medical and mobile. Each individual market has distinct, critical requirements for printing and the transaction is not complete until the receipt and/or ticket is produced. TransAct printers and products are designed from the ground up based on market-specific requirements and are sold under the Ithaca®, RESPONDER, Epic, EPICENTRAL® and Printrex® product brands. TransAct distributes its printers and terminals through OEMs, value-added resellers, selected distributors, and direct to end-users. TransAct has over 2.5 million printers and terminals installed around the world. TransAct is also committed to providing world-class printer service, spare parts, accessories and printing supplies to its growing worldwide installed base of printers. Through its TransAct Services Group, TransAct provides a complete range of supplies and consumable items used in the printing and scanning activities of customers in the hospitality, banking, retail, gaming, government and oil and gas exploration markets. Through its webstore, http://www.transactsupplies.com, and a direct selling team, TransAct addresses the on-line demand for these products. TransAct is headquartered in Hamden, CT. For more information, please visit http://www.transact-tech.com or call 203.859.6800.
Epicentral, Epic, and ServerPort are registered trademarks of TRANSACT Technologies, Incorporated. ©2014 TRANSACT Technologies Incorporated. All rights reserved.