Moscow show disappoints
The World of Games show in Moscow last week graphically illustrated the decline in the Russian games and gaming markets since President Putin announced that from 2009 all gambling would be devolved into four special geographic zones.
From 155 exhibitors last year, the show had only around 35, nearly all aiming at the casino market. Largest exhibitors were Fair Play, Kare Technology, Unicum Gaming and the largest ‘amusement’ machine distributor present was IgroService Corporation of the Ukraine.
The event’s status as an annual show is now under scrutiny.
Sega showed one of its strongest product ranges ever at EAG International in London earlier this month.
A new Jackpot Visualizer has been installed in 25 Netherlands arcades by the Dutch signs specialist Signs4U.
Playnation has played a “key role” in helping holiday park operator Bunn Leisure to increase its family entertainment centre sales by more than 20 per cent year on year.
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