Inside Asian Gaming

INSIDE ASIAN GAMING | May 2008 Feature W hen you have a winning hand it makes sense to keep on playing. That’s the philosophy adopted by Bally Technologies with the latest offer in its highly successful Hot Shot Progressive™ series. All About Money™ Hot Shot Progressive recently made its debut in the US market. Its distinctive dollar green graphics can be seen in action for the first time in the Asia Pacific region at G2E Asia 2008.The international gaming conference will be held at The Cotai Strip Convention and Exhibition Center at The Venetian Macao from 3rd to 5th June. Lucky Threes This is the third game version in the Hot Shot Progressive series and includes multi-level progressive bonusing. “With this game you do have to play at max factor to win the progressives but we set it to a very reasonable wager, so we get very aggressive play and good sales on these progressive products,” says Matthew Lai, Gaming Business Manager Asia Pacific for Bally Technologies. The game in game feature—featuring a mini wheel—reprises the exciting play patterns of the original Blazing 7s® Hot Shot Progressive, which is Bally’s best seller worldwide and has now been issued as Hot Shot Classic . Multipliers All About Money now joins Winning Times , another multiplier game,in the Hot Shot Progressive series.Bally says the strategy is that the versions complement rather than compete with each other. “Hot Shot Classic is the number one game worldwide from Bally including in Macau. It’s also been very successful in The Philippines and Malaysia,” says Mr Lai. In Praise of Progress Bally Technologies will show off new products at next month’s G2E Asia