The latest casino and gambling news in Pennsylvania is the announcement by Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) has entered into an agreement with Second State Gaming LLC. This means that the gambling products and services provider is working with the video gaming operator to install its software at twenty truck stop locations.
Bally MultiConnect BMC) software will soon make it possible for state gaming to expand, giving operators a competitive advantage. The software will be launched within months following approval of gaming licenses at the truck stops. A maximum of five slot-style video game terminals is allowed per legislation in late 2017. In addition, ten new satellite casinos have been approved along with mobile and on-line gambling.
According to the company, video lottery terminal (VLT) management reporting tools will operate the multi-site gaming operations. A single reporting system will unify various locations allowing for consolidated reports.
The positive aspects of the truck stop installation are seen in the words of Jennifer Caruso, Vice President of Operations for Second State Gaming LLC. “We were thoroughly impressed by Scientific Games’ existing presence in the state of Pennsylvania and their commitment to their systems customers. We are excited to see how the BMC product will give us a competitive advantage in the new Pennsylvania truck stop VLT market.”
For their part, Scientific Games chime in with a response to the new partnership. According to Bob Parente, SVP and Chief Revenue Officer for Scientific Games,
“We are proud of our long-standing gaming partnerships in the State of Pennsylvania, and we are very excited to be the first to enter this new market with our systems offering.”
As a leading in gaming systems in North America, the company is embracing the emerging market, which will have a major impact on their bottom line. “We look forward to working with Second State Gaming to effectively manage their gaming route operations,” Parente explains. The agreement between the high-profile entities is the first award of a systems contract in the Keystone State. BMC is shortly making its debut on the truck stop route.
A version of this article first appeared at news.worldcasinodirectory.com