Echo Entertainment Group Installs KONAMI's Management System at Jupiters and Treasury in Queensland, Creating Australia's Most Diverse Collection of TITO Enhanced Gaming Machines
Las Vegas, NV — January 7, 2014
Konami Australia Pty Ltd completed the simultaneous installation of its gaming enterprise management system at two of Echo Entertainment Group’s premier Queensland venues – Jupiters Hotel & Casino and Treasury Casino & Hotel.
“With the installation of KONAMI’s system at the Jupiters and Treasury casinos in Queensland, Echo Entertainment has enhanced its ability to manage its portfolio of properties and created value for its customers that extends beyond each individual venue,” announced Jay Bertsch, senior manager, business development at Konami Australia Pty Ltd. “Echo Entertainment also operates the Star in New South Wales and has been a leader in the Australian gaming industry for years. We are excited to extend our partnership in order to help them enhance what are already world-class customer experiences at their Jupiters and Treasury venues.”
The Jupiters Hotel & Casino is located on the Gold Coast in Queensland and has been in operation for over 25 years. The venue is home to seven restaurants, eight bars, nearly 600 rooms including suites, a variety of live entertainment, one of the largest convention centres in Australia, and a state-of-the art gaming floor with more than 1,500 machines and 90 table games.
The Treasury Casino & Hotel is located in the heart of Brisbane and has been in operation for nearly 20 years. This historical venue provides six restaurants, five bars, 128 lavishly appointed rooms, and a three-story gaming experience in one of Australia’s grandest heritage buildings. The Treasury offers more than 1,400 machines and 100 tables.
“Our two Queensland venues have been in business for nearly 50 years combined and we are thrilled to now have KONAMI’s management system because it provides us with a powerful set of tools to help us bring our customers the best entertainment experience possible,” explained Kel Telford, chief information officer at Echo Entertainment Group.
“The installation of KONAMI’s system has allowed us to provide our customers with a new diverse set of gaming machines enhanced by the offering of TITO functionality,” added Telford. “By installing KONAMI’s system at Jupiters and Treasury, we are able to launch gaming machines across multiple protocols, truly enhancing the experience of the player and providing machines that no one in Queensland has seen before.”
About Konami Gaming, Inc.
Konami Gaming, Inc. is a Las Vegas-based subsidiary of KONAMI CORPORATION (NYSE: KNM). The company is a leading designer and manufacturer of slot machines and casino management systems for the global gaming market. For more information about Konami Gaming, Inc., please visit www.KonamiGaming.com.
About Konami Australia Pty Ltd
Konami Australia Pty Ltd was established in 1996 and has built a reputation as a leading designer and manufacturer of gaming machines in a global market, providing a constantly innovative product range. Commencing as a manufacturer of gaming machines in Australia, it has expanded its market, exporting machines to New Zealand, Malaysia, Philippines, South Africa, South Korea and more.
Konami Australia is a total solution provider that offers its technologically advanced casino management system, as well as industry leading gaming machines. For more information about Konami Australia Pty Ltd, please visit www.konamiaustralia.com.au.
About Echo Entertainment Group
Echo Entertainment Group emerges as a dynamic organisation with four vibrant businesses - hospitality, dining, nightlife and gaming – that combines the strength of one of Australia’s largest publicly listed gambling companies with the drive of an entrepreneurial start up. Through perceptive partnerships and seasoned execution, Echo Entertainment Group will bring fresh to the old and redefine the concepts of escape while delivering memorable experiences. Echo Entertainment Group is driven by the relentless pursuit to make happy happen to each and every guest in each and every destination.
With our fingers firmly on the pulse of pleasure, leisure and reinvention, Echo Entertainment Group is the catalyst for your entertainment. Echo Entertainment Group is like entertainment itself…forever evolving. For more information about Echo Entertainment Group, please visit www.echoentertainment.com.au.