Players Network To Demonstrate New Interactive Kiosk At
Casino Ops Show
(Business Wire; 06/18/98)
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 18, 1998--Players Network (OTC BB:PNTV),
the first digital 24 hour gaming and entertainment television network,
announced today that they will be demonstrating their new line of all-digital,
full motion, video interactive kiosk designed for casino/hotels at the UNLV
Casino Ops '98 trade show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on June 22 and June
UNLV Casino Ops '98, produced by Casino Journal Publishing Group, Inc.
(OTC BB:CJPG) under the sponsorship and partnership with UNLV's International
Gaming Institute, is a yearly educational conference which brings together
casino employees, mid-management personnel of and consultants to, casinos and
their vendors. The Conference will feature keynote speakers, seminars, exhibits
and special events targeted towards more efficient and profitable casino
The interactive kiosks are free standing units, placed on the casino
floor, which enable guests to access information on gaming instruction, event
schedules, dining reviews, menus and reservations, retail shopping information,
club card status reports and an automated comp printing system.
The kiosks were designed in a joint venture with Universal Productions
Interactive (UPI), out of Milwaukee, Wis., who developed and supplied most of
the technology for the kiosk, while Players Network supplied the marketing
support and content.
Mark Bradley, president of Players Network stated, "Casino Ops '98 will
allow us to demonstrate our new Interactive Kiosks and how they can enhance a
casino's operations. The trade shows from Casino Journal Publishing Group are
always widely attended by the top decision makers in the casino industry and
that is who we need to show our products to.
"Besides the Interactive Kiosk, we will be able to demonstrate our state
of the art television programming to these decision makers also. We anticipate
a lot of attention at Casino Journal's show and feel it is a perfect
environment to unveil this product to the casino industry."
Players Network provides in-room gaming programming for hotel casinos. Its
programming is produced in their studios in Las Vegas, and distributed to
client hotel casinos on a closed circuit basis with a state of the art
technology developed by SeaChange International (NADAQ:SEAC). The programming
is designed to entertain and educate guests while acting as a marketing tool
for the casinos and advertisers.
It educates guests on the various types of gaming available, how the
casino games are played as well as sports and racing information, gaming news,
entertainment, and promotions about the hotel casino and gaming facilities.
Future expansion plans include interactive television designed to further the
in-room educational programming, cable syndication, pay-per-view, and
instructional gaming videos.
Players Network can be viewed at the Four Queens Hotel and Casino in Las
Vegas, The Stratosphere Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, and Primadonna Resorts'
(NASDAQ:PRMA) three Primm Valley, Nevada Casinos; Primm Valley, Buffalo Bill's
and Whiskey Pete's.