DOVER, Del. & NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WMS and Konami continued to gain market share in the Dec 2010 quarter among gaming technology companies in North America, according to the latest ROTH-FANTINI Quarterly Slot Survey.
In other findings, IGT’s Sex and the City and Wheel of Fortune were the top two premium leased titles while Bally Technologies continues to dominate the slot systems business.
Looking forward, casino executives expect to make their greatest purchases in calendar year 2011 from WMS and IGT at 22 and 21 percent. They are closely followed by Konami, Bally, and Aristocrat at 18, 16 and 13 percent. Small players like Multimedia Games, Aruze and AC Coin are also expected to record meaningful sales.
These and other findings in the proprietary and comprehensive ROTH-FANTINI Slot Survey are available for purchase through Fantini Research at www.FantiniResearch.com. Inquiries can also be addressed to Dee Wild at 1-866-683-4357.
The ROTH-FANTINI survey is the standard in measuring slot machine and technology purchasing trends in the gaming industry. Participants this quarter represented a record number of 139 gaming venues and collectively operate 180,000 slot machines.
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