Skill Cut Winner goes to the fairs
  • 20th August 2020

Electrocoin’s Skill Cut Winner, which can be found at all major FECs, theme parks, bowling centres and single sites throughout the UK, is now a big winner with travelling fairs. Fairs have seen the earning potential and are starting to add them as part of the experience, even creating special trailers to house up to…

What makes Electrocoin’s John Stergides tick?
  • 10th August 2020

What makes Electrocoin’s John Stergides tick?  John Stergides, co-founder of Electrocoin and one of the best- known figures in the UK industry, reveals how a chance meeting in London diverted him from pursuing a career with the Cypriot Army and why taking calculated risks can sometimes be mistaken for stubbornness. What was your first paid…

Electrocoin’s John Stergides is in determined mood
  • 14th July 2020

Electrocoin’s John Stergides is in determined mood; all parts of the industry, he argues, have not had the full benefits of support from government and local authorities   Coinslot: How do you see the first few weeks of the industry’s re-opening panning out for you? Electrocoin’s John Stergides: It’s just very difficult to predict at…

An industry in search of new ideas and new machines
  • 22nd June 2020

John Stergides, the man behind the industry innovator Electrocoin, talks about lockdown – or not in his case, reopening and an industry that needs to reset the agenda on stakes an prizes. What are your plans in terms of re-opening, in particular the timeline and measures you’re undertaking to be ready? We have remained open…

“We will overcome this” – Electrocoin confident of industry future
  • 21st May 2020

With the summer of 2020 potentially set to be wiped from the calendar, Coinslot spoke to Electrocoin MD John Stergides about his strategy for the immediate future, as well as the trials overcome by the industry in the past. With over 50 years in the amusement industry, John Stergides is well placed to assess what…

Bar-X online with Realistic Games
  • 12th May 2020

Award-winning casino content developer Realistic Games has signed a deal with land-based supplier Electrocoin to adapt famous brands such as the Bar-X series for online slot players. Realistic Games will transform all of the classic titles including Bar-X, Super Bar-X, Magic 7, Magic 10, Bar-X 7even and Big 7 into online games that uphold the…

The Beatles pinball nominated for Best Licensed Product
  • 23rd April 2020

The Beatles Pinball by Stern has been nominated for Best Licensed Product at the 2020 International Licensing Awards. Distributed by Electrocoin, The Beatles pinball machine went up against 600 entries from 22 countries to become one of the nominated products, with the winner set to be unveiled at the awards ceremony of the licensing expo. “I’ve…

Electrocoin Aftersales: More than a spares supplier
  • 31st March 2020

With the continued success of its legacy machines, Electrocoin Aftersales support has been developed to offer much more than the supply of spares. Whilst a major function of any after sales operation is to support products with spares and advice, Electrocoin Aftersales has expanded its after sales support network designed to ensure the longevity of…

Stergides reunion with Arturo Manso
  • 24th March 2020

  Thirty- five years ago a young Spaniard named Arturo Manso wanted to go to the UK to work. He had been told to find John at Electrocoin by a company in his home country of Spain, called Inter, which manufactured amusement machines. Arturo wanted to learn English as well as find work. He found…

Monte Carlo gives players more choice
  • 17th March 2020

Electrocoin’s Cat C digital content goes from strength to strength with a spate of new games under development that will see the Monte Carlo library expand to 21 games giving the players more choice, Monte Carlo has proven to be successful in both the pub and arcade sector of the business with a mix of…