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The Great Debate: Tickets or Ticketless?

By Whitney Froelich Our industry is currently facing a conundrum—with technology advancing every day and the green movement maintaining momentum, the future of the paper ticket is in question. While the ticket was once a driving force in game rooms everywhere paired with the all-powerful token, more and more fun centers are switching over to [...]

2018-01-15T20:00:51+00:00 January 15th, 2018|

The Renaissance of the Arcade

By Howard McAuliffe, Pinnacle Entertainment Group For several years arcades in many, if not most, Americans minds, were viewed as a relic from the past or a place to take kids.  Parents dreaded taking their kids to a loud facility with bad food and cheap prizes.  This is not the case in 2018, the industry [...]

2018-01-10T14:09:30+00:00 January 10th, 2018|

What is your Brand’s Personality?

By: Sammy Harrison As human beings, we all crave personal connection. In fact, we’re wired for it. Because of this, we tend to personify things, making them more human and, therefore, easier to relate to and understand. Which is why we tend to humanize brands by giving them personalities, whether we’re aware of it or [...]

2018-01-08T16:50:35+00:00 January 8th, 2018|

2017 Year In Review

This year we celebrated our 40th year in business, and we took full advantage of the bad over-the-hill jokes and lordy lordy look who’s forty anthems.  It is truly an honor be around this long and we want to start by thanking our employees, their families, our customers, our vendors and our partners.  We are [...]

2017-12-11T18:10:44+00:00 December 11th, 2017|

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” – Aristotle

By: Gina Angeli, Bay Tek Games We have all been around them- the people that just seem to “get you.” They have a way of dealing with conflict and challenging situations in ways that you just can’t put your finger on.  Dr. Travis Bradberry describes this “it factor.” Dr. Bradberry is the award-winning co-author of [...]

2017-12-11T17:11:00+00:00 December 11th, 2017|

Measuring Up in Your Business

How Data & Analytics Can Unlock Your Potential Tracking key performance indicators — in all areas of your business, not just the redemption program — is crucial to an optimized bottom line. Redemption Plus Chief Enrichment Officer, @Ron Hill, shares why. Let’s see what he has to say: Why measure? There is an old business adage that says, “what [...]

2017-12-08T15:51:46+00:00 December 8th, 2017|

“Vision without execution is hallucination.” – Thomas Edison

“Strategy is a commodity; execution is an art.”     -Peter Drucker By: Gina Angeli, Bay Tek Games This is the time of year when just about everyone is in planning mode. They (and probably you) are doing budgets and year-end day long planning sessions where you talk capital expenditures, sales forecasts, market changes and [...]

2017-11-08T16:26:05+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

Virtual Reality VR: The Excitement is Real but Limited

By: Howard McAuliffe, Pinnacle Entertainment Group   We recently tested the new Zero Latency VR experience at Kalahari in the Poconos.  We battled zombies, and at one point I took an elevator up to a second level where I could be a sniper shooting the zombies from above.  I thought I should jump off the [...]

2017-11-08T16:27:24+00:00 November 8th, 2017|

Making a Tragedy a Little Less Tragic

By: Todd Louthain This past year has been a tough one for my family after losing our home and virtually everything we own to a house fire in June.  I don’t know that anyone could ever prepare for something like this to happen as you certainly never think it could happen to you.  Given what [...]

2017-11-08T16:26:36+00:00 November 7th, 2017|