Having identified the gap in the horse racing Multi-Terminal Gaming Machines (MTGM), Konami, a casino equipment brand’s Fortune Cup, currently distributed by Asia Pioneer Entertainment, were set up in five different casinos in Macau last year.
The fourth machine, which was installed very recently, currently operates as part of the ETG zone at Macau’s Studio City. A hotel establishment on Cotai Strip currently operates the last unit.
Established by Konami Corporation, the Fortune Cup is one of the many casino games that were developed by the firm. It features an arcade theme, and it comprises of a 274 cm central racetrack that can accommodate centre horses that move independently across the track. The centre also features 12 touchscreen display units on which players can wager and keep track of their odds and game statistics.
The mechanical field on the racecourse is integrated with a real-time digital video animation, a huge LCD that offers spectators broadcasts. There is also a Cantonese voice-over for jointly generated broadcasts supplied by electronic gaming equipment provider APE.