The global gaming industry is in the midst of a significant change. Casino operators and suppliers must now attempt to take advantage of new global growth opportunities, adapt and respond to new online competitors, innovate to reach new audiences and develop features to enhance player experience.
Curtis Hallowell from Cummins Allison speaks to us at Branch Transformation.
Gaming properties continue to invest in cost-effective, back-room technology—such as currency handling solutions—to transform time-consuming manual processes into more efficient tasks; whether its batch sorting and counting in the cage area, in the bank, or in the soft count room. And this adoption is taking place despite a growing consumer trend toward cashless/electronic payment methods.
According to FICO, the number of U.S. ATMs compromised by criminals rose a whopping 546 percent from 2014 to 2015. The consensus is that this surge is due to criminals working to exploit mag stripe card vulnerability before EMV migration in the U.S. reaches critical mass and makes skimming unprofitable.