LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shuffle Master, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: SHFL) ("Shuffle Master" or the "Company") today announced that, with its broad-based products and content-rich innovations, it will highlight the theme "A Better Game" during the Global Gaming Expo ("G2E") at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, October 2-4, 2012. Product demonstrations will be available at booth #1241.
"With over 50 products on display, our G2E lineup will demonstrate why Shuffle Master is not only a driving force in gaming technology and innovation, but also how our diverse product mix sets us apart as a supplier and a partner to our customers," said Gavin Isaacs, Chief Executive Officer of Shuffle Master. "With new innovation on display in each of our five product categories, this year's show will underscore Shuffle Master's consistent focus on developing cutting-edge solutions and fresh content, which, in turn, leads to 'A Better Game' for our customers and for their players."The Company will feature new innovations in each of its five product categories - utilities, proprietary table games, electronic table systems, slot machines, and iGaming – and will emphasize how it provides… …A Better Shuffle: Faster, Securer, and More Reliable At this year's G2E, Shuffle Master will unveil the DeckMate 2 , which offers significant performance and security improvements over its predecessor, the DeckMate. Debuting in 2002, the DeckMate poker shuffler has been a staple in the poker market and one of the best-selling shufflers of all time. At 22 seconds, the DeckMate 2 's shuffle time is twice as fast as the original and it features optical card recognition, which increases game security and integrity. A new shuffling method reduces wear on cards and minimizes the need for frequent shuffler maintenance. Other exciting features include an on-board timer, which allows operators to call the "clock", and a remote touchscreen display with an intuitive user interface for card verification. Other Utility offerings highlighted at the show include the MD3 baccarat and blackjack shuffler, which can count and shuffle up to eight decks of cards simultaneously; the one2six multi-deck continuous shuffler ; the i-Deal shuffler for single-deck specialty games ; the i-Shoe Auto optical card-reading shoe for baccarat and blackjack; the new 24-inch double-sided LCD i-Score baccarat viewer ; and the Easy Chipper D chip sorter. …A Better Selection of Entertainment for the Pit Shuffle Master will launch eight new specialty table games at the show, including: