NGCB Grants American Gaming Systems Manufacturing License


American Gaming Systems roots in the gaming industry date back to 1996, the manufacturer and operator of gaming machines with more than 8,000 units has announced that it has been granted a device distribution and manufacturing license from the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

“AGS took another major step forward today,” said Bob Miodunski, President and Chief Executive Officer for AGS. “Nevada is clearly a state that has tremendous opportunities for AGS and we are extremely excited to introduce our Roadrunner platform on the world’s biggest stage in the gaming industry.

Based in Las Vegas and privately held by San Francisco-based Alpine Investors, AGS’ current portfolio of products includes Class III and Class II machines, wide-area progressives and specialty games.

“AGS continues to be one of the fastest growing companies in the gaming manufacturing world and today’s granting of Nevada licenses is a tremendous accomplishment for our team.”

AGS currently operates 7,500 gaming machines and stated that its Roadrunner platform utilises a proprietary three-dimensional graphics engine to offer ‘an accelerated video frame refresh rate’ in order to produce ‘crystal-clear graphics and superior gameplay features’.

“In addition to introducing dynamic new content in the video game segment, AGS will also launch their thrilling new Top Box feature games,” read a statement from AGS.

In February, 2011, AGS acquired all rights, trademarks and patents for the unique Pay it Again Poker™ game for exclusive distribution to its customers and installed base of AGS machines.

“Nevada is known for its significant video poker presence and AGS is thrilled to introduce Pay It Again Poker, a game destined to appeal to players of all skill levels.”

Reported by Maggie B.


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