Inside Asian Gaming

June 2008 | INSIDE ASIAN GAMING 41 Feature A lfastreet, a leading maker of multi- player electronic devices for the casino and gaming industries, is using G2E Asia for the global launch of its new video baccarat game. “This game is our first video based game that will allow casino operators to extend the offer of multi-player games in their casinos,” says Matjaz Petek, Alfastreet’s marketing and sales manager. At the time of going to press, pictures of the new baccarat game weren’t available, so here Inside Asian Gaming is showing a couple of the company’s other popular products. Compatibility Mr Petek was able to share some insights on the new offering: “The new Video Series of games will be compatible with existing Alfastreet gaming terminals so operators will be able to use existing terminals with new games. Multi-player games are gaining popularity all around the world and in particular in Asia, which is always ahead with the adoption of new games and features,” adds Mr Petek. Global Launch for Alfastreet Video Baccarat Alfastreet Exciting products Other products on show include an updated Sic-Bo game for multiple players, theAlfastreetMulti-wheel game andpopular classic the R8 multi-player roulette. The privately owned European company says it is exhibiting at G2E Asia to show the company’s commitment to the Asia Pacific market. Market share “Our goal is to increase the market share of Alfastreet with the help of our partner and distributor RGB,” explains Mr Petek. “We are also strengthening our ties with RGB and planning some important new projects,”he adds. Exhibitor “This year we have decided to take our own exhibitor stand during the G2E Asia show, because we wanted to present the Alfastreet brand to Asian customers in a different way and we wanted to show our commitment to the Macau market and to the region in general,” says Mr Petek. Alfastreet says its multi-player products are designed with both players and operators in mind. “Theyareworld renowned for their player friendly interfaces and extreme profitability,” says Mr Petek. Transaction management The company says its terminals can be supplied with a wide range of equipment includingbill acceptors,coin acceptors,ticket printers, various player tracking and cashless systems. They also support Slot Accounting System (SAS) protocol. All Alfastreet equipment holds Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) certification. The company Alfastreet is a private limited company based in Slovenia. It entered the world’s gaming and amusement market in 1997 with its first multi-player roulette machine. After years of rapid growth in European sales, Alfastreet has expanded and is now selling multi-player gaming equipment all over the world and considers itself one of the pioneers and trendsetters in the field of multi-player electronic games.