Everi Payments to Demonstrate Innovative Portfolio of Industry-Leading Payments Technology Solutions at 2017 Global Gaming Expo
Leading Solutions Increase Funds Access on Casino Floors, Improve Cash Handling and Promote Data-Driven Decision Making LAS VEGAS, Sept. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE:EVRI) (“Everi” or the “Company”) will demonstrate its position as the only gaming technology provider that can deliver a comprehensive portfolio of payments and gaming entertainment solutions which help casino operators offer a winning experience for their players at the 17th annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E®) at the Sands Expo and Convention Center (Booth #1116) in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 3-5. Alongside the Company’s largest ever lineup of Games solutions, Everi Payments’ G2E display will feature innovative cash access solutions that provide players with new options for managing their funds on the gaming floor, critical cash handling solutions that increase cage and enterprise efficiency, and data-driven solutions that promote insights into customer behavior. “As the clear leader for casino industry payments and compliance solutions, Everi continues to set the bar higher with our comprehensive portfolio of new and innovative offerings that improve the efficiency of our customers’ payments operations while enhancing their players’ experience,” said Michael Rumbolz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Everi. “Our customers know that Everi is deeply committed to understanding their changing needs for cash access and compliance solutions in a rapidly evolving environment. We believe that our range of Payments offerings on display at G2E 2017 will demonstrate the benefits of our ongoing efforts to develop products that ease operational and financial burdens while simultaneously offering a heightened guest experience which delivers more cash to the casino floor. We are excited to welcome our customers to Las Vegas in October where we will showcase the power of our integrated, industry-unique Payments solutions.” Juliet Lim, Executive Vice President and Payments Business Leader, added, “The Payments team is dedicated to working closely with customers to understand their operating needs in order to provide them with solutions that help increase player access to funds on the casino floor from a growing number of sources, meet the increasing burden of local, state and federal regulatory obligations, and keep player data and financial information secure. As the gaming industry’s only provider of integrated Payments and Games products, our solutions are proven to deliver an ultra-reliable, seamless experience across the casino floor, cage and back office. We continue to innovate each and every day with our customers in mind and with an eye towards the consistent enhancement of our already unmatched Payments solutions portfolio.” All Everi Payments products are focused on bringing innovation to floor-wide cash access, improving cash handling on the casino floor and providing data driven solutions. Everi Payments will feature the following new or enhanced products at G2E 2017: CashClub Wallet™ is a sophisticated, interactive wallet that consolidates payment options for players when integrated with Everi’s CashClub® software and full-service Xchange kiosks. CashClub Wallet allows players to store multiple payment methods, easily move funds in and out of the casino, and manage their spend limits, thus supporting responsible gaming initiatives. CashClub Wallet also creates consistency across payment types through a convenient and efficient patron interface. CXC 5.0 is Everi’s newest full service kiosk offering enhanced security features including selffrosting glass and a real-time rear view camera to give casino patrons a more private and secure cash access experience. Built with the operator in mind, the CXC 5.0 kiosk provides ample branding and marketing space on the second screen as well as on custom fit LCD panels between each kiosk in wall or pod configurations. Everi’s newest kiosks offer the Company’s same great functionality such as ATM, bill break, ticket redemption, QuikTicket™, and Giving Module with a more sophisticated, secure and appealing look. CXC 5.0 L offers smaller properties similar security features and marketing opportunities on a smaller footprint device. AML Intelligence for Everi Compliance™ combines the Company’s deep experience in gaming AML with VizExplorer’s industry-proven analytics platform to help operators quickly identify potentially suspicious activity. As casino systems create an ever-increasing amount of data, proper tools are necessary to sift through this data to extract meaningful intelligence and insight. AML Intelligence provides operators with easy-to-use tools for searching, case management, subject management and monitoring that are needed for federal mandate compliance. Bringing Innovation to Floor-Wide Cash Access With an unmatched focus on helping operators save both time and money, Everi’s innovative funds access products provide players with the options they need to manage their funds for use on the casino floor. These solutions also create unique user experience efficiencies for players and represent a bridge to the casino of the future as they bring cashless and other payment types to the slot floor. Everi Payments will showcase QuikTicket, which expands the funds to the floor options provided by Everi kiosks by allowing operators to dispense gaming tickets in lieu of cash along with CashClub Concierge, which offers personalized cage access services for VIP customers, table games players and high limit room players that are fully integrated with Everi’s CashClub software, eliminating the need for a player to stop gaming in order to access additional funds for play. Everi Improves Casino Floor Cash Handling In today’s environment, casino operators are continually looking for ways to improve the efficiency of their operations, reduce overhead and manage rising labor costs. Everi’s industryleading cash handling solutions are ideally positioned to automate and even eliminate certain tedious cash handling functions, allowing operators to focus their attention where it is needed most: on the player. Everi will showcase several unique offerings: CageXchange™ improves cash accuracy and provides for secure cash storage, allowing operators to protect their funds and reduce counting and balancing times; RecyclerXchange™ offers automatic sorting, counting and storage of cash, and eliminates the need for manual currency counting and verification by cage staff; and JackpotXchange® Lite (JXC-L) with Jackpot Xpress™, a full-service jackpot payout solution built to help operators improve guest service, increase player time on device and streamline operations. Utilizing JXC-L, Everi’s smaller footprint jackpot kiosk device with integrated ID scanner, and Jackpot Xpress, which leverages mobile device capabilities to allow for the secure and efficient collection of patron information, operators can now pay out jackpots directly at the gaming machine. Data Driven Solutions Improve Casino Decision Making Everi’s data-driven product solutions comprise a suite of proven, industry-leading software tools that are designed to deliver better player intelligence to the decision makers who shape the player experience. The Company’s powerful set of integrated offerings, including the award-winning Everi Compliance platform and AML Intelligence solutions, allow operators to dig more deeply into complex player trends and behaviors to identify the critical information that leads to better, player-focused decision making across the enterprise. In addition to AML Intelligence, Everi Payments will showcase CashInsite™ with Everi IQ™, which provides casino marketing teams with a unique real-time perspective into player loyalty and willingness to spend by allowing for the correlation of property-wide player loyalty transactions captured by VizExplorer with cash access transaction behavior provided by Everi and Self-Service Check Cashing, which allows players to conveniently cash checks electronically at one of the Company’s fullservice kiosks once their checking account or accounts are enrolled with the casino through CashClub Check Services. About Everi Everi is dedicated to providing video and mechanical reel gaming content and technology solutions, integrated gaming payments solutions and compliance and efficiency software. Everi Games provides: (a) comprehensive content, electronic gaming units and systems for Native American and commercial casinos, including both Wide-Area Progressive systems and the award winning TournEvent® slot tournament solution; and (b) the central determinant system for the video lottery terminals installed in the State of New York. Everi Payments provides: (a) access to cash at gaming facilities via Automated Teller Machine cash withdrawals, credit card cash access transactions, point of sale debit card transactions, and check verification and warranty services; (b) fully integrated gaming industry kiosks that provide cash access and related services; (c) products and services that improve credit decision making, automate cashier operations and enhance patron marketing activities for gaming establishments; (d) compliance, audit and data solutions; and (e) online payment processing solutions for gaming operators in states that offer intrastate, Internet-based gaming and lottery activities.