Everi expands partnership with Desert Diamond Casinos
14 October 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Everi Holdings Inc. announced today that it has expanded its relationship with Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment to now include an agreement for the placement of a range of the Company's electronic gaming machines and payments solutions at the West Valley Resort and Casino in Glendale, AZ which is expected to open later this year. The West Valley Resort will be the newest casino owned and operated by Desert Diamond, part of the Tohono O'odham Gaming Enterprise, an enterprise of the Tohono O'odham Nation. The new agreement builds on Everi's existing relationship with Tohono O'odham Gaming Enterprise, which currently includes placements of games at the enterprise's Tucson and Sahuarita properties.
Upon opening, West Valley Resort will feature multiple Everi gaming device banks, including the Company's revolutionary TournEvent slot tournament system as well as a variety of video and mechanical reel gaming device titles, including Black Diamond, Double Jackpot Gems and Wild Wild Gems. The new casino will also deploy a suite of Everi's payments solutions, including ATM/Cash access and check guarantee services, full-service kiosks, jackpot payment kiosks, Everi Compliance for anti-money laundering and tax reporting, and the Company's QuikMarketing services.
"Everi's position as the industry's only single-source provider of casino gaming equipment and payments solutions has enhanced our capability as a strategic partner for our customers," said Ram V. Chary, Everi President & Chief Executive Officer. "Our ability to cross-market a diverse portfolio of complementary, innovative games and payments products is a key factor in our focus on growing market share. We are also able to provide added value to casino operators through purchasing efficiencies and access to our comprehensive product solution set which offers engaging games and transactional security to patrons. Tohono O'odham Gaming Enterprise is a valued customer with a solid representation of our games products at their existing casinos and we are very pleased to expand our strategic partnership with them to address many of their gaming and technology needs at their newest property."
"We are delighted to extend our partnership with Everi and bring a broad range of their gaming and payments solutions to our new West Valley Resort," said Henry Childs, West Valley Resort General Manager. "Everi's unique combination of products and solutions will allow us to demonstrate to our local players our commitment to providing the best in casino gaming entertainment and the most secure transactions."