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Layoffs At Slotmaker Bally Technologies

Slot machine manufacturer Bally Technologies says it’s trimming about 6 percent of its workforce, or 270 jobs, as part of a restructuring effort after buying a rival.



Regulators Flag Bally Hiring Registrations

Bally Technologies registered many employees long after they started work.


Casinos are looking to more skill based games to attract gamblers. (MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Newest Slot Machines Take Inspiration From Video Games

Atari’s 1981 hit Centipede is an antique in the video game world, but it’s the hottest new thing in the casino industry. Slot machine manufacturers are rolling out a raft of games inspired by the penny arcade, hoping to attract middle-aged gamblers with a dose of nostalgia and the promise of finally cashing in on all those hours spent in front of a screen.


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Bally Technology Buys Competitor For $1.31 Billion

Bally Technologies Inc. says it has agreed to buy fellow gambling equipment maker SHFL entertainment Inc. for about $1.31 billion in cash.


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Gaming Expo Unveils New Slot Machines

Industry leaders are gathering in Las Vegas this week for the annual Global Gaming Expo. A number of new slot machines are making their debut at the trade show.