Competition Interactive game recommended for approval in Nevada

The slot has completed a six-month trial.
The slot has completed a six-month trial.

Approval will be decided at the Nevada Gaming Commission’s meeting on December 22.

US.- Competition Interactive’s Running Rich Reels slot has received a recommendation for approval from the Nevada Gaming Control Board after successfully completing a six-month trial. The final step in the approval process will take place at the Nevada Gaming Commission’s meeting on December 22.

The slot contains a steering wheel that allows players to play an arcade-style race to determine bonus payback on six fairytale-themed courses with a modern twist. Competition Interactive is a Las Vegas-based gaming start-up that offers land-based and online social games. It aims to bring arcade and console-style games to the casino floor.

Chief creative executive Keith Winters said: “As a Las Vegas gaming manufacturer, we are thrilled that we brought the casino industry the first-ever gambling racing game. We are closer to merging the world of land-based casino gambling with the world of interactive video games. The time for Next Generation gambling games is now.”

CEO Paul Steelman added: “We founded Competition Interactive to create and build new forms of casino entertainment. We’re dedicated to creating a whole new world of competitive and interactive games for the casino.”

Nevada reports $1.28bn in gaming revenue for October

The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has reported that the state’s casinos generated $1.28bn in gaming revenue in October. That’s an increase of 4.8 per cent year-on-year and 3 per cent from September. Revenue from July 1 to October 31 was up 3 per cent.

Clark Country generated $1.1bn, up 4.5 per cent from the prior-year period. Within Clark County, Las Vegas Strip revenue was up 0.52 per cent year-on-year to $705.8m. Downtown and Boulder Strip revenue amounted to $90.4 and $80.3m respectively, also up year-on-year.

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