What does the polymer £5 note mean for fruit machines?

The 12-sided pound coin has been making headlines for months now as, when it is introduced in March 2017, fruit machines and other coin-operated gaming machines will need a software or hardware update in order to accept it. But even before then, the new £5 note to be issued this September will be printed on … Continued

Bingo! How gaming machines help get you a full house

The UK land-based bingo industry has undergone plenty of changes over the past decade or more, with challenges from online gambling and the rise of fixed-odds terminals, but gaming machines from traditional low-tech legacy machines to modern digital machines can help you to flesh out your offering and attract a younger crowd too. Bingo in … Continued

Sweet as a cherry: The importance of fruit machine maintenance

Fruit machine maintenance is an essential part of keeping your slot machines in good working order, but it’s about more than just repairing them when something goes wrong. Scheduled planned preventative maintenance, or PPM, is like getting a check-up from your doctor or putting your car through its MOT – it allows you to spot … Continued