AGS Enters Pennsylvania Slot Market With First Game Placements At Parx Casino®
Company Debuts Full Range of Slot Products, Including Its Orion® Cabinets, High-Performing Game Titles at Philadelphia-Area Casino, With More Launches Planned Across State This Spring
LAS VEGAS – April 17, 2019 – AGS (NYSE: AGS) (or the “Company”) today announced its first game placements in Pennsylvania at Parx Casino® in Bensalem, a suburb of Philadelphia. The games went live on the Parx casino floor last week, with more games slated to debut across the state over the next several months.
AGS Senior Vice President – Slot Products Andrew Burke said, “We are excited about entering the robust Pennsylvania market and honored to do so at Parx Casino®, a state-of-the-art property that attracts players from greater Philadelphia, the sixth largest metropolitan area in the U.S. with more than six million residents.”
For its Pennsylvania launch, AGS debuted its industry-leading Orion Portrait, Orion Slant, ICON™, and Big Red™ slot cabinets and an array of its highest-performing game titles, including Fu Nan Fu Nu™, Jade Wins™, Olympus Strikes™, Golden Wins™, and Colossal Stars™.
Parx Casino®’s Marc Oppenheimer, the Chief Marketing Officer of Greenwood Gaming, the owner and operator of Parx, said, “We are honored that AGS chose Parx Casino® as its launch partner in Pennsylvania. We have been eager to add AGS’ entertaining games to our slot floor and offer our players the high-volatility excitement that AGS games are recognized for, with slot enthusiasts’ favorite features, such as progressive jackpots and free games.”
Following its game debut at Parx, AGS will roll-out its games across Pennsylvania, which currently has 10 standalone and racetrack casinos, along with two resort casinos. In 2018, the slot machines and table games in Pennsylvania casinos generated a record gross revenue total of $3.2 billion – the highest total ever in the industry’s 13 years of operation, with Parx Casino® leading the way.