Konami Gaming will release a record mix of original linked progressives and base game themes to market at the 33rd Annual National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Trade show & Convention in Las Vegas on April 19 – 20. Top developments from 4K video slots to next generation systems windowing technology will be featured on the firm’s booth (946) for an estimated 6,000 casino executives and tribal leaders to explore.
“The visually powerful mechanics and depth of creativity featured in Konami’s latest releases are a must-see for guests at this year’s NIGA Indian Gaming show,” said Casey Whalen, vice president, North American game sales. “At every level of the player experience, our focus remains on delivering the highest performing, top-quality games and technology to engage diverse customer audiences over time.”
NIGA 2018 marks a milestone for the company’s linked progressives, all unique in math and mechanics. “Konami’s latest progressive games leverage the most popular play mechanics, and deliver them in ways that uniquely and intuitively drive results,” said Whalen. “Across every Concerto cabinet from Slant to Crescent, we’re launching never-before-seen features aimed at creating greater value for players and operators.”
This year’s NIGA event will also host the world premiere of Konami’s first 4K resolution games, showcased across the 65-inch canvas of its new Concerto Opus machine. The super-sized cabinet makes each win a big celebration, with custom-lighted TouchDash button deck, dual spin buttons, and dual cup holders, as well as an optional USB charger. Solstice Celebration Triple Sparkle and Riches with Daikoku Triple Sparkle will be the featured 4K game themes, with options for standalone and linked progressive configurations.
As in years past, guests will have the opportunity to explore Konami’s award-winning SYNKROS casino management system across the booth as a comprehensive demo environment. Leading advancements to True-Time Windowing including web services, service requests, portrait-screen compatibility, and more will be among the latest features. Business intelligence solutions will also be on display through SYNKROS Dashboards, an intuitive dashboard interface built to provide accurate and actionable data-points that drive both daily operations and long-term strategies.