HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO SIOUX CITY TO OPEN WITH TRANSACT TECHNOLOGIES' EPIC 950(R) PRINTERS IN ALL 850 SLOT MACHINES
July 29, 2014
Hamden, CT and Sioux City, IA – July 29, 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 that the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City, Iowa will have the Company’s Epic 950® printer installed in all of the new property’s 850 slot machines when it opens on August 1, 2014. Owned and operated by Sioux City Entertainment, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City is a new fully-integrated gaming resort featuring slot and table gaming options, a Hard Rock Hotel, live entertainment venue, and food and beverage options in downtown Sioux City, Iowa.
TransAct’s award-winning Epic 950 thermal printer is increasingly the ticket-in/ticket-out (“TITO”) casino printing solution of choice for operators thanks to its proven reliability and widespread compatibility. Installed on over half a million slot machines in hundreds of casinos worldwide, the Epic 950 printer features TicketBurst™ technology to eliminate player/ticket interference and is also fully compatible with TransAct’s Epicentral® promotion and bonusing software system.
“Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City’s selection of the Epic 950 as their exclusive TITO printer represents yet another endorsement of the advanced features and functionality offered by our industry-leading casino printing solution,” said Bart C. Shuldman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TransAct Technologies. “The Epic 950 continues to set the industry standard for quality and reliability and our customers recognize the strong return they can generate on their investment in this printing solution. This combination has enabled TransAct to grow its global casino market share and win new business such as this exclusive agreement with Sioux City Entertainment, and we are excited to play a role as the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino brand comes to downtown Sioux City.”
Todd Moyer, General Manager of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City, commented, “As we evaluated TITO printing options for our gaming floor, the technology and advanced functionality of the Epic 950 clearly differentiated it from the pack. We are excited to work directly with TransAct Technologies to bring their best-in-class gaming printer solution to our new facility in downtown Sioux City as we seek to deliver a guest experience never before seen in the market. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino brand is synonymous with leading-edge entertainment and we believe the Epic 950 will assist our gaming operations teams as they deliver on that promise to our customers.”
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City is being developed through a partnership between the Missouri River Historical Development and Sioux City Entertainment, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming. The $128 million Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City will be a fully-integrated gaming resort with 850 slot machines and a variety of table gaming options. In addition, the 100,000 square-foot facility will include a 54-room Hard Rock Hotel, Rock Shop, a live-entertainment venue, an outdoor event park and various food and beverage options.
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