International Game Technology PLC has announced that it will install its IGT ADVANTAGE casino management system at Crown Sydney, the AU$2.2 billion high-end hotel and casino being developed by Crown Resorts and due to open in Sydney early next year.
The IGT ADVANTAGE system will connect live and electronic table games (ETGs) at the exclusive, tables-only VIP casino, located within the Barangaroo precinct overlooking Sydney Harbour.
As part of the installation, IGT will also deploy its proven M5 Service Window technology on the property’s ETGs, the company said.
“Crown selected the IGT ADVANTAGE casino management system and solutions for Crown Sydney because of their inherent flexibility and proven efficiency, which will place our operation at the cutting edge of gaming technology,” said Sean Knights, Executive General Manager – Gaming, Crown Sydney. “Crown Resorts is internationally renowned for delivering a premium guest experience, and the IGT ADVANTAGE solution provides a suite of tools to assist Crown Sydney in ensuring the provision of an unparalleled gaming experience for our premium customers.”
IGT said its system offers a variety of features and apps aimed at enhancing business processes while giving operators the tools to provide personalized player experiences and streamline operations.
“The IGT ADVANTAGE solution will offer Crown Sydney a compelling market position with advanced features that deliver greater player convenience, strengthen player loyalty, and generate deep business insights,” said Dallas Orchard, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific. “Our systems solutions will significantly benefit Crown Sydney guests and employees by providing unique capabilities that enhance gaming experiences and player safety.”
When open next year, Crown Sydney will offer VIP gaming facilities alongside Sydney’s first six-star hotel with 349 rooms and suites, plus luxury residences, signature restaurants, bars, high-end retail, pool and spa facilities, and conference rooms.