SOURCE: American Gaming Systems (AGS)
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Sep 26, 2012) - AGS®, a leading designer, manufacturer and operator of gaming machines with more than 7,500 installed gaming machines, announced today that:
- On September 20, 2012, the Mississippi Gaming Commission granted AGS LLC a manufacturer and distributor's license to conduct business in the State of Mississippi.
"This is a major step forward for our company. The Mississippi market is a key part of our overall strategy in the United States. We believe that our product is well suited to that market. In particular we believe our wheeled based top box games Ripley's Believe it or Not!® and Blackbeard's Treasure™ and our unique video poker game Pay it Again Poker® will be a huge success for operators in Mississippi. We had a lot of interest and excitement at the Southern Gaming Summit in Biloxi and we are thrilled to be officially licensed to sell into this important market," said Paul Lofgren, VP of Sales & Business Development.
Upon receiving all the appropriate regulatory approvals, AGS's Gaming Devices will be powered by its revolutionary new Roadrunner™ platform. With its proprietary 3-D graphics engine, that features an accelerated video frame refresh rate, Roadrunner produces crystal-clear graphics and superior game-play features for all players. In addition to introducing dynamic new content in the video game segment, AGS will also launch their thrilling new Wheel and Pachinko feature games including Ripley's Believe it or Not! and Blackbeard's Treasure and Pay It Again Poker, a game destined to appeal to video poker players of all skill levels.
With roots in the gaming industry dating back to 1996, AGS's current portfolio of products includes Class III and Class II machines, Class III and Class II server-based gaming and wide-area progressives. Privately held, AGS is a leading designer and manufacturer of Class II gaming machines for the Native American gaming market with an emerging presence in a broad range of commercial markets in the United States. AGS has sales, service, development or management locations in Nevada, Illinois, Oklahoma and Canada.
To learn more about AGS, please visit us at www.americangamingsystems.com.
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These forward-looking statements reflect the current views, models, and assumptions of AGS, and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that cannot be predicted or qualified and could cause actual results in AGS' performance to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the ability of AGS to maintain strategic alliances, unit placements or installations, grow revenue, garner new market share, secure new licenses in new jurisdictions, successfully develop or place proprietary product, comply with regulations, or have its games approved by relevant jurisdictions. All forward-looking statements made herein are qualified by these cautionary statements and there can be no assurance that the actual results, events or developments referenced herein will occur or be realized. Readers are cautioned that all forward-looking statements speak only to the facts and circumstances present as of the date of this press release. AGS expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
American Gaming Systems, AGS, and Pay it Again Poker are all registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and are owned by AGS, LLC.
Blackbeard's Treasure is a trademark of AGS, LLC.
Ripley's Believe it or Not! is registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and are owned by Ripley Entertainment, Inc.