Las Vegas.- www.zonadeazar.com Bally Technologies Wins ‘Best Slot Manufacturer’ at 2011 International Gaming Awards .
Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, and casino-management systems for the global gaming industry, today announced that it was named ‘2011 Best Slot Manufacturer’ at the 2011 International Gaming Awards, held at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel in the United Kingdom on January 24. The prestigious event coincided with the ICE Totally Gaming Expo in London last week.
“It is an honor to be recognized year after year for our achievements in the gaming industry”
Marco Herrera, Vice President and Managing Director of Bally Europe, Middle East, and Africa, accepted the award for Bally. “It is an honor to be recognized year after year for our achievements in the gaming industry,” Herrera said. “Innovative slot, systems, and server-based technology is at the heart of Bally Technologies. We take pride in being recognized at the prestigious International Gaming Awards as the Best Slot Manufacturer.”
Bally competed with seven other slot technology companies to take home the prize, described as the award for the slot manufacturer that has consistently and decisively dominated the slot sector during the year. According to Clever Duck Media, Ltd., which manages the IGA awards, the judges looked for the top manufacturer that has the reach and scale to set it apart in this competitive market. The judges, made up of more than two-dozen industry insiders, looked at originality, brand identity, marketing, usability, and scale to make their assessment.
Bally’s 2011 award comes on the heels of last year’s win for ‘Best Gaming Technology Manufacturer’ at the 2010 event. Bally also placed as a finalist in this year’s competition for best ‘Traditional Gaming Equipment Supplier’ and best ‘Technology Provider/Supplier.’ In 2009, judges for the International Gaming Awards recognized Bally with the top ‘Customer Service and Support’ award.
About Bally Technologies, Inc.
With a history dating back to 1932, Las Vegas-based Bally Technologies designs, manufactures, operates and distributes advanced gaming devices, systems and technology solutions worldwide. Bally‘s product line includes reel-spinning slot machines, video slots, wide-area progressives, and Class II, lottery and central determination games and platforms. As the world’s No. 1 gaming-systems company, Bally also offers an array of casino management, slot accounting, bonusing, cashless and table management solutions. For more information, please contact Laura Olson-Reyes, Director of Corporate Communications, at 702-584-7742, or visit http://www.BallyTech.com.
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