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Company Overview of Aruze Gaming America, Inc.

Company Overview

Aruze Gaming America, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures slot machines and gaming devices for the casino market in the United States and internationally. Its gaming products include stepper and video slot games, multiple bonus games, community gaming products, and multi-terminal gaming machines. The company also provides customer support services. Aruze Gaming America, Inc. was formerly known as Universal Distributing of Nevada, Inc. and changed its name to Aruze Gaming America, Inc. in April 2005. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada with subsidiaries and sales offices in Las Vegas, Nevada; Tempe, Arizona; San Diego, California; Chicago, Illinois; Aventura...

745 Grier Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89119

United States

Founded in 1983

Phone:

702-361-3166

Fax:

702-361-3403

Key Executives for Aruze Gaming America, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 51
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Executive Vice President and General Manager
Executive Vice President and General Manager of Australia
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Aruze Gaming America, Inc. Key Developments

Aruze Gaming America, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

Aruze Gaming America (AGA) announced that it has named Kelcey Allison as Chief Operating Officer, and Jamison Hill as Vice President of Sales - North America. As Chief Operating Officer, Kelcey will be responsible for Sales, Marketing, North American Production, Service and Facilities. Kelcey has a long and consistent history assuming higher levels of responsibility with a successful result. Kelcey brings over 20 years of experience to his new position. Prior to joining Aruze Gaming in 2009, Kelcey worked for Progressive Gaming International Corporation in various executive management positions in Sales and Marketing throughout the United States and Latin America. Mr. Hill will be responsible for sales in the United States and Canada. Jamison has 25 years of experience in gaming operations and sales; from front line to executive management. Prior to joining Aruze in 2009, Jamison worked for various gaming companies and casino operations as Director, Vice President and General Manager.

MGT Gaming Provides Litigation Update

MGT Capital Investments, Inc. announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi has issued an Order setting the timeline for electronic discovery and the Claim Construction Hearing in MGT Gaming's patent infringement lawsuit. Originally filed as one lawsuit on November 2, 2012, the lawsuit has been split into three separate cases as follows: 1) MGT Gaming, Inc. v. WMS Gaming, Inc. et al, case number 3:13-cv-00691-CWR-FKB; 2) MGT Gaming, Inc. v. WMS Gaming, Inc. et al, case number 3:13-cv-00692-CWR-FKB; 3) MGT Gaming, Inc. v. Aruze Gaming America, Inc. et al, case number 3:13-cv-00693-CWR-FKB. The previously announced June 5, 2014 Claim Construction Hearing date has been changed as all parties to the litigation agreed with the Court to allow sufficient time for fulsome discovery. MGT Gaming recently filed its Infringement Contentions for both the 7,892,088 and 8,500,554 Patents.

MGT Capital Investments, Inc. Provides Update on Patent Infringement Lawsuit

MGT Capital Investments, Inc. announced that it has received an order from the Judge Reeves of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi that denied the motion to dismiss filed by defendants WMS Gaming, Inc. and Aruze Gaming America, Inc. with respect to MGT's claims of direct patent infringement. In addition, the court denied the defendants' motion to change venue.

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