West Chester, PA August 15, 2008
The MGM Grand at Foxwoods has specified the MEI Cashflow SC as the standard bill validator for all 1,500 slot games in its newly constructed Connecticut casino. MEI Cashflow SC was selected as part of a thorough process to determine the components that will guarantee the best possible playing experience.
“Opening a casino provides a unique opportunity to evaluate a number of suppliers and pick the best in class,” said Dennis Cavanagh, director of gaming operations at MGM Grand at Foxwoods. “MEI, which shares our commitment to quality and service, was a natural choice. Their product, Cashflow SC, has proven to consistently offer the industry’s best combination of security and acceptance – leading to more efficient operations and satisfied customers.”
“MEI and MGM have created a wonderful partnership,” said Eric Fisher, VP Gaming – Americas. “We both have a single-minded focus on the customer. MGM, which shares our passion for continuous improvement, appreciates the importance of bill validators in the customer experience.”
About the MGM Grand at Foxwoods:
Located in Mashantucket, CT, the 30-story MGM Grand at Foxwoods, opened in May 2008. The property features 825 guest rooms and suites to provide guests world-class amenities that include: 115,000 square feet of convention space, a 50,000-square-foot casino, a 5,500-square foot pool, a 50,000-square-foot ballroom, a 4,000-seat theater and several restaurants and gourmet eateries. The MGM Grand is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, which has licensed the MGM Grand name from MGM Mirage. For more information on the MGM Grand at Foxwoods, visit www.mgmatfoxwoods.com.
Today, MEI systems are relied upon for more than 2 billion transactions per week in over 100 countries. The company developed the first electronic coin mechanism in the 1960s followed by the first electronic non-contact bill acceptor, and more recently the vending management system. Today MEI has the largest worldwide installed base of unattended payment mechanisms. In 2007, MEI reached a milestone of selling more than four million bill acceptors and five million coin mechanisms worldwide. Its products are in widespread use in the vending, soft drink, gaming, amusement, transportation, retail, and kiosk markets. For more information on MEI and its products, visit www.meigroup.com or call 1-800-345-8215.