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Embed Installs 5th Location By Nickels and Dimes

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Embed Installs Fifth Location by Nickels and Dimes Dallas, TX – January 2015 – EMBED, a leading provider of Debit Card and Point of Sale Systems for the amusement and family entertainment industry, announces the recent deployment of their system at Tilt Studio in Altoona, PA. Owner Nickels and Dimes utilizes Embed’s wireless debit card system for the cashless, ticketless operation of games, with Embed’s Redemption Pro used to manage the extensive merchandise display. The Embed Point of Sale is used for the facility’s food & beverage sales as well as party and group functions. Additionally, the Online Party Planner allows customers to quickly and easily book parties and make deposits from the comfort of their own home. Kevin Jordan, Senior VP of Operations for Nickels and Dimes, said, “We continue to choose Embed for all our new stores because the installations go smoothly, we see a substantial increase in revenues, and their customer service is top-notch.” Tilt Studio in Altoona is the fifth Nickels and Dimes location to install the Embed system. Embed was previously deployed in Rink Side Sports in Gurnee, IL, and the Tilt Studio locations in Katy, TX, Joplin, MO and Marlborough, MA. Tilt Studio features dozens of arcade games, redemption games, mini bowling, black light mini golf and laser tag. For more information on Tilt Studio, visit them on the web at www.tiltstudio.com.

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The Locker Network Announces Successful Install at Brian Head Ski Resort

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Dallas, TX, November 10, 2014 – The Locker Network, a subsidiary of Helix Leisure, announces a new installation of their electronic locker system at Brian Head Ski Resort in Brian Head, UT. The Resort selected the multi-entry Keyless Locker System to give guests the convenience of renting lockers once, then using them all day long as they come and go from each of the Resort’s two day lodges. Employing a revenue share model, the lockers were installed at no cost to Brian Head Resort, and The Locker Network will manage every aspect of the system including 24/7 customer support, ongoing maintenance, and remote security monitoring. The Locker Network’s lockers are located in both of the Resort’s lodges, Navajo and Giant Steps, where guests are encouraged to stow their items for safekeeping. Guests can rent lockers through a simple touch screen interface, and gain access to them via a PIN Code. Burke Wilkerson, Vice President and General Manager of Brian Head Resort, said “Working with the Locker Network has truly been a pleasure. The installation went very smoothly, and the lockers look fantastic. Our guests will be delighted by the ease of use, convenience, and security of the new locker system.” Brian Head Resort, located in beautiful southern Utah, offers The Greatest Snow on Earth®, with a yearly average snowfall of over 360 inches, and Utah’s highest base elevation. Covering over 650 acres, the Resort has two connected mountains, Giant Steps and Navajo, with a total of 71 runs and 8…

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Exciting IAAPA 2014 New Game Line Up for LAI Games

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Dallas, TX, November 6, 2014 – LAI Games announces its exciting new game line up for this year’s IAAPA. Making their debut appearance on booth #415 will be: Mega Color Match, Mega Color Match Lite, Color Match Club, Mega Spin, Snapshot 2, Piñata Candy and Prize Box. Joining the new line-up will also be established winners Balloon Buster, Color Match Standard, UFO Express and maybe 1 or 2 other surprises.   Mega Color Match © Now the hit merchandiser Color Match is available mega-sized – a true centerpiece game for your location! Glowing in vibrant colors, this game of skill challenges players to match colors on a rotating disk to win a prize. Difficulty increases as players get closer to the Major Prize. Ticket/capsule and vend minor prize options. Major prizes are displayed and vended from 6 large window compartments. Game setup is easy and intuitive, with LAI’s proprietary on-screen operator menu that practically eliminates the need for a user manual.   Mega Color Match Lite © The same huge, glowing cabinet is also available in a tickets-only version. Mega Color Match Lite has the great Color Match game play and vends tickets for both the Major and Minor Prizes. Three ticket dispensers for fast payout.   Color Match Club © Color Match now comes in a compact size perfect for smaller locations and route operations! The stunning cabinet glows with multi-colored LEDs, with Major Prizes displayed and vended on prize arms. Minor Prize options include spiral vend, capsules, or…

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Embed Installed at Fourth Round 1 Location

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Embed Installed at Fourth Round 1 Location Dallas, TX – November 2014 – EMBED, a leading provider of Debit Card and Point of Sale Systems for the amusement and family entertainment industry,   announces the successful installation of the Embed System at the fourth Round 1 Bowling & Amusement location at Stratford Square in Bloomingdale, Illinois. The Embed System is also deployed at the other Round 1 locations in Moreno Valley, City of Industry and Lakewood, all in California. Round 1 is a state-of-the-art entertainment company with more than 100 overseas locations. Their facilities include bowling lanes, top of the line arcade games, karaoke rooms, billiards, darts, and ping pong. Round 1 utilizes the Embed System for cashless operation of their games as well as their extensive redemption display. “It has been terrific working together with Round 1 since their first opening in the US. Their organization, people and facilities are first class,” noted Ted Parsons, General Manager for Helix Leisure USA.  For more information on Round 1 Bowling & Amusement, visit them on the web at www.round1usa.com.

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Balloon Buster Breaking All Records

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Dallas, TX, September 10, 2014 – LAI Games announces that the carnival themed merchandiser, Balloon Buster, is their most successful game of the past three years, with the 1000th unit soon to come off the production line. The game has had an accelerated roll-out to major operators who are seeing great revenues as players embrace the unique, simple and nostalgic game. One of the top prize vendors on the market since its release in 2012, Balloon Buster has since been enhanced with new features including auto-alignment for ease of operator set-up, and an all-skill option. Operators are reporting success with the game in FECs, bowling centers, arcades, malls, and national retail operations. Jeff Peveler, Director of Operations for National Entertainment Network said, “NEN has been extremely pleased with the Balloon Buster from LAI. Customer satisfaction and revenue generation have been extremely positive. The eye catching design and ease of play are great.” About Balloon Buster This carnival-themed prize merchandiser has nostalgic appeal for all audiences. Players must guide a dart through a hole and pop a balloon to win one of the five available prizes. Simple, quick game play encourages repeat attempts. Vintage-looking cabinet graphics and carnival barker voice prompts add to the fun. Operators can choose from global or individual prize adjustment settings. An all-skill version of Balloon Buster is also available. For more information, call Chris Brady at 817-235-7773 or email sales@LAIGames.com. The game will be on display at the upcoming IAAPA Attractions Expo, November 18-21, 2014, Booth…

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