Renowned for its high-quality playing cards and casino currency, Japan’s ANGEL continues to set the standard in casino innovation and security.
Angel is the global leader in high-quality playing cards, casino currency and table solutions using state-of-the-art digital technology for major casinos around the world. With customers’ operational efficiency and security at heart, the company is constantly advancing and improving its technology.
Angel developed and deployed the world’s first pre-shuffled playing cards in 1999. Subsequently, it has progressed to the “No One Knows” pre-shuffled cards, in which no one knows the order of cards. This product became a ground-breaking innovation for casino security. Due to their high quality, Angel playing cards are the cards of choice for casinos around the world. Additionally, ANGEL has introduced the electronic reading shoe (playing card dealing shoe) called “ANGEL EYE”, developed with the concept of protecting players and casinos from various kinds of fraud. Today, as a baccarat security shoe, it is the global standard in the casino industry.
Angel supplies casino currency such as chips and plaques, utilizing state-of-the-art security features, such as RFID. Its products are highly valued by casinos. In 2019, Gaming Partners International (GPI), the world’s leading casino currency company, joined the Angel Group. Through the synergies between Angel and GPI, the Angel Group continues to create even higher value-added casino currency which enables high security and integration with other Angel systems.
For decades, ANGEL has been on the forefront of the gaming industry in protecting the integrity of casino games. ANGEL’s latest developments in smart table solutions offer cutting edge technology in RFID and artificial intelligence that will enable an all-round level of protection. Angel Cabinet is a table periphery device that utilizes advanced technologies such as RFID to continue monitoring stored playing cards and casino currency 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Smart Float is a device that determines the authenticity of chips at the table and reads the amount and quantity of chips. High security is achieved by utilizing advanced technology such as RFID, and it is possible to constantly check the amount and quantity of chips in the float.
“A.I. Capture” captures real-time analog information of bet chips and converts them to digital data with AI technology. Mixed with RFID chip float, the real-time capturing of data, such as game results per table, betting amounts, and casino chip inventory, can be obtained. By comparing the digital information of the game result, the bet amount for each bet location, and the chip inventory in the chip float, the theoretically correct balance of the game can be analyzed. A sound game progress can be confirmed, by checking the collection and payout conducted by the dealer at each table, and by checking for any fraud during the game.
Angel calls the complete table solution “Angel Eye Complete (AEC)”, and it can raise an alert where appropriate and has the revolutionary ability to obtain game play information that will be invaluable to users.