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    2015 Lifetime Achievement Award Ad Journal

    The American Amusement Machine Charitable Foundation has launched a fundraiser in honor of the 2015 AAMA Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, Gary Stern. Want to support children's charities in honor of Gary?  Call us at 847.290.9171 or Click for Details. … [Read More...]

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    Universal Connector Link System

    The AAMA Standardization Committee released an update to their newly published Universal Connector Link (UCL) System Manual.  Following the launch of the UCL system and initial feedback from the industry, the Standardization Committee made a few adjustments to the wiring, in an effort to connect the … [Read More...]

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    Dentons Releases Election Insight 2014

    Following a very exciting November 4th Election Day, AAMA's legislative and lobbying firm , Dentons US LLP, has released their Election Insight 2014.  This report offers an evaluation of the election results and a comprehensive look at the resulting make up in Washington, D.C.  Dentons has put … [Read More...]

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    AAMA Annual Meeting 2015 Set!

    Mark Your Calendars!  The Tentative Schedule for the AAMA Annual Meeting & Gala is set! August 10-14, 2015 Hilton Lisle Naperville Registration will be open soon! … [Read More...]

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    Rtown Academy – Free Webinar

    The next free webinar, brought to you through Rtown Academy (www.rtownacademy.com), will feature industry expert Kurt Harz of Brunswick Bowling. FEC Trend Watch: Multi-Tainment Wednesday, June 4 @ 12PM CDT Combining family entertainment attractions and bowling centers has been a growing trend … [Read More...]

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No Floods, Fires Or Snooki: Summer Looks Bright For Jersey Shore Amusement Operators

Operators along the Jersey Shore are heading into July and August, their two busiest months, with a sense of cautious optimism. Gas prices are relatively low, the economy is starting to come back in full, and initial signs look good for the kind of summer that draws the crowds -- especially in view of the unusually cool spring this year.... Visit … [Read more...]

Jun
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Richard Thompson Pulls Double Duty at Town Hall by Opening for Himself: Concert Review

"We don't want you leaving early, so we're playing the mediocre stuff first," Richard Thompson joked, responding to a fan's shouted request midway... Excerpt from: Richard Thompson Pulls Double Duty at Town Hall by Opening for Himself: Concert Review … [Read more...]

Jun
28

Rush Rocks Harder Than Ever at 40th Anniversary Tour Stop in New Jersey: Live Review

When it comes to Rush, people tend fall into two groups: those who get the band and those who don't. When the Canadian icons played the Prudential... See the original post: Rush Rocks Harder Than Ever at 40th Anniversary Tour Stop in New Jersey: Live Review … [Read more...]

Jun
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Ryn Weaver Makes Smart Move With Alt-Pop Debut ‘The Fool’: Album Review

On debut LP The Fool, pop anomaly Ryn Weaver, 22, strikes a difficult, delicate balance between personal and universal. Her rebellious lyrics draw... See more here: Ryn Weaver Makes Smart Move With Alt-Pop Debut ‘The Fool’: Album Review … [Read more...]

Jun
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Nina Simone Documentary ‘What Happened, Miss Simone?’ Brings Vital Cohesion to a Complex Life: Film Review

"I want to shake people up so bad that when they leave a nightclub where I perform, I want them to be to pieces." That is the late jazz/soul/gospel... Read the original: Nina Simone Documentary 'What Happened, Miss Simone?' Brings Vital Cohesion to a Complex Life: Film Review … [Read more...]