TRANSACT TECHNOLOGIES TO SHOWCASE EPICENTRAL(R) PROMOTION AND BONUSING PRINT SYSTEM AT NIGA 2016

March 11, 2016

- Company to Also Display Industry-Leading Epic Printers in Booth #1432 -


Hamden, CT – March 11, 2016 –
TransAct Technologies Incorporated, a global leader in market-specific solutions, including printers, terminals, software and other products for transaction-based and other industries, announced today that the Company will showcase its Epicentral® promotion and bonusing print system at the 2016 National Indian Gaming Association (“NIGA”) Conference and Trade Show in Phoenix, Arizona from March 13-16, 2016.  Attendees visiting the Company’s display (Booth #1432) at the Phoenix Convention Center will also get a chance to experience the industry-leading features and functionality of TransAct’s Epic 950® and 880® printers for the casino and gaming industry.

Epicentral is the gaming industry’s only enterprise-level solution that enables the real-time delivery of targeted coupons and bonuses directly to players at the slot machine or electronic table game on the casino floor.  Offering revolutionary capabilities that are gaining notice from more and more casino operators and slot management system providers alike, Epicentral operates in conjunction with TransAct’s ServerPort™ and Epic 950 ticket printer, which are installed in each electronic gaming device.  Providing unmatched flexibility, Epicentral can connect with any slot management system with any slot machine or electronic table game, regardless of manufacturer.  As a result, casino marketing and operations teams can easily design and run floor-wide promotions 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 driven proven, 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 the evening 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 and an 86% increase in points earned by players club members, as well as a 14% increase in average player time on device. 

In addition to Epicentral, Booth #1432 at the 2016 NIGA Conference and Trade Show will feature two of TransAct’s award-winning gaming device printers – the Epic 950 and Epic 880. The proven reliability of the award-winning Epic 950 printer has made it the ticket-in/ticket-out (“TITO”) casino printing solution of choice. Installed in over 500,000 slot machines worldwide, the Epic 950 is easily integrated into all game types both old and new, is fully compatible with Epicentral, and features TicketBurst™ technology which eliminates player/ticket interference. The Epic 880 is a compact printer for use in a variety of non-casino gaming machines such as amusement with prizes, skill with prizes and video lottery terminals. Offering unmatched flexibility, the Epic 880’s modular design makes it configurable to nearly any space. 

For more information about the Epicentral bonusing 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, and medical and mobile.  TransAct printers and products are designed from the ground up based on market-specific requirements and are sold under the AccuDate™, 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 2.9 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 worldwide installed base of products.  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 and Epic are registered trademarks of TRANSACT Technologies Incorporated.  ©2016 TRANSACT Technologies Incorporated.  All rights reserved.

Contact:
Armando Flores
Marketing Manager
TransAct Technologies Incorporated
(203) 859-6800