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AGEM extend contracts for two key executives

14 February 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) -- The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a new three-year contract extension for respected gaming industry veteran Marcus Prater that will keep him as the organization's Executive Director into 2021.

Prater has been AGEM's Executive Director since 2008, and his current three-year term was set to expire at the end of this month. The Board also approved a one-year contract extension for AGEM Director of Responsible Gaming Connie Jones.

Separately, AGEM also announced that its Board approved the membership applications of six new companies, bringing the trade group comprised of the world's leading gaming suppliers to a total of 168 members, an all-time high.

The new AGEM members are:
  • Comtrade Gaming, based in Ljubljana, Slovenia, is a high-end software and technology provider to the land-based and online gaming industry sectors.
  • E4 Gaming, based in Mexico City, is a leading provider of casino layouts, currency options, table game equipment and loyalty kiosks in Mexico and Latin America.
  • Gaming Specialized Logistics, based in Henderson, Nevada, provides management over the flow of goods and materials between points of origin and end-use destinations specifically for the gaming machine business.
  • Millennial Esports, based in Toronto, Ontario, offers production of premium content, omni-channel marketing and distribution platforms and online and offline event creation and coordination.
  • RCT Gaming, based in Mexico City, develops software and hardware for video bingo and slot machines and offers machines on a sale or rental basis.
  • Rising Digital Corp., based in Las Vegas, develops, manufactures and distributes game products and systems with an extensive product line of slot, table, lottery, video, mobile and social games, and game systems and platforms.
AGEM is a nonprofit international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, lotteries, systems, table games, online technology, key components and support products and services for the gaming industry. AGEM works to further the interests of gaming equipment suppliers throughout the world. Through political action, regulatory influence, trade show partnerships, educational alliances, information dissemination and good corporate citizenship, the members of AGEM work together to create benefits for every company within the organization. Together, AGEM has assisted regulatory agencies and participated in the legislative process to solve problems and create a business environment where AGEM members can prosper while providing a strong level of support to education and responsible gaming initiatives. For more information, visit the website.

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