Bally Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BYI), a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications, and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry, today announced it won six awards for innovation in the 2013 “Most Innovative Gaming Technology” products awards and the “2013 Slot Floor Technology” awards.
Virtual Racing NASCAR earned one of six recent innovation awards for Bally Technologies. (Photo: Business Wire)Impressive panels of judges comprising gaming and hospitality executives, gaming analysts, technology consultants, and other industry professionals chose the products that exemplify the best in innovation and technology advancements. Over the past four years, Bally has won more than 50 awards for technology innovation, a testament to the Company’s focus on Research & Development and providing customers with the trailblazing solutions that drive return-on-investment, improve operating efficiencies, and excite players. “We are honored to have our products singled out by these panels of well-respected casino operators and other industry professionals,” said Bally Technologies’ Senior Vice President of Technology Bryan Kelly. “The more than 50 innovation awards we have won since 2009 reflect Bally’s focus on innovation in our core business areas of games and systems while at the same time augmenting our land-based solutions with new areas of focus such as iGaming, mobile, and social – enabling casino operators to drive players to the casino, and the casino to players − at home, work, and on-the-go. This recognition has fostered a terrific sense of pride throughout our organization.” In Casino Enterprise Management magazine’s Slot Floor Technology Awards’ seventh annual contest, Bally Technologies won four of the 10 awards, garnering praise for Challenge Connection, Elite Bonusing Suite™ Social Link, DM Tournaments' Bonus Tournaments™, and Virtual Racing™ NASCAR®. Bally Technologies garnered two of the coveted “Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products” awards for Challenge Connection™ and its iGaming Platform during the 16 th annual competition sponsored by Casino Journal magazine. This year’s contest garnered 75 product entries. The winners of the Platinum, Gold, and Silver Awards, as well as the Attendee Choice Award, will be named and recognized at the Gaming Technology Conference in Henderson, Nev. next week. In the two awards competitions, judges chose the following Bally award-winning technology: