Sep
27

Joseph Levitan Dies; Russian Immigrant Founded JVL And CashCode

Levitan emigrated from Russia to Canada and began his industry career repairing Pac-Man and other arcade games in the early 1980s; thereafter he became an amusement machine operator. With his son Val, he decided to hang up his keys and make his own videogames. They founded JVL Corp. in 1984... Taken from: Joseph Levitan Dies; Russian Immigrant … [Read more...]

Sep
23

Stern Pinball Marks Two Anniversaries With Batman ’66 Flipper Game Launch

Stern Pinball Inc. is celebrating its 30th year in business and the 50th anniversary of the iconic American TV series with an Anniversary Edition pinball machine themed to the world-famous "Dynamic Duo," Batman and Robin, and titled "Batman '66." Deadline for Super Limited Edition applications is Sept. 30 at 11:59 p.m. (Central Time)... View … [Read more...]

Sep
23

AMI Entertainment Sponsors Music Competition At ArtPrize In Grand Rapids; Jukebox Stations Entertain Festivalgoers

Jukebox legend AMI Entertainment Network has partnered with the Grand Rapids, MI, ArtPrize program to sponsor its 2016 Blue Bridge Music Competition. Now in its eighth year, ArtPrize is a 19-day international art competition and festival held in downtown Grand Rapids, the longtime home to AMI's main office... Read More: AMI Entertainment Sponsors … [Read more...]

Sep
21

Canada’s Cineplex Entertainment Acquires New Jersey’s Tricorp Amusements Inc.

Cineplex Entertainment announced today [Sep. 21] that it is acquiring all issued and outstanding shares of Tricorp Amusements Inc. Upon completion of the transaction, which is expected to close in early October, New Jersey-based Tricorp will become part of Cineplex Starburst Inc., a wholly owned and operated subsidiary of Cineplex Entertainment. … [Read more...]

Sep
16

Museum Exhibits Rare, Old Coin-Op Machines

New Jersey's Morris Museum has created an exhibit of classic coin-op machines from the early 20th century. "For Amusement Only: Arcades and Cafés," the exhibit features objects from the museum's own collection and items on loan from private collections. It offers a fresh perspective on the longevity coin-op as entertainment and its innovative … [Read more...]