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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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    Lifetime Award Charity Ad Journal

    The American Amusement Machine Charitable Foundation has launched a new fundraiser in honor of the 2014 AAMA Lifetime Achievement Award, Rick Kirby. Want to support children's charities in honor of Rick?  Call us at 847.290.9171 or Click for Details. … [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...]

May
22

Berkshire Hills Bancorp Acquires Firestone Financial, A Major Lender To Vending Operators

Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc. said it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Firestone Financial Corp., a leading and the oldest provider of equipment financing to vending and amusements. Firestone will become an operating subsidiary of Needham, MA-based Berkshire Bank... Link: Berkshire Hills Bancorp Acquires Firestone … [Read more...]

May
22

Alabama Lawmakers Consider Coin-Op Amusement Machine Tax

A bill working its way through the Alabama Legislature would require operators of coin-operated amusement devices to pay equipment-licensing fees. Introduced in the Alabama State House by Rep. David Faulkner... See the article here: Alabama Lawmakers Consider Coin-Op Amusement Machine Tax … [Read more...]

May
21

SHINee Embrace Old & New Sounds on ‘Odd': Track-by-Track Review

Despite initially debuting with a R&B sound, SHINee is arguably most exciting when experimenting -- like when they mashed two album tracks... More: SHINee Embrace Old & New Sounds on 'Odd': Track-by-Track Review … [Read more...]

May
21

AVS Closes New Jersey Office

American Vending Sales is closing its New Jersey distribution office, AVS East, which opened for business four years ago. The branch, located in Clifton, NJ, served amusement and vending operators in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania... Continued here: AVS Closes New Jersey Office … [Read more...]

May
21

Embed Smart-Touch Makes Debut Across Dave & Buster’s Chain

Dave & Buster's Entertainment has begun installing brand-new Embed Smart-Touch readers across its entire chain of 74 facilities in the United States and Canada... View article: Embed Smart-Touch Makes Debut Across Dave & Buster's Chain … [Read more...]