Signing up for a big year
  • 10th January 2019

Looking forward to EAG, industry pioneer John Stergides outlined a number of machines from the Electrocoin stable that he believes will be highlights of the show, notably, Hit and Smash, The Beatles Pinball, Skill Cut, Drop a Winner, also a new Four player Marble closed loop pusher from Konami. Such will mark the start of…

Getting off to a flying start
  • 10th January 2019

Redemption and prize payout machines will feature heavily for Electrocoin at EAG with a number of new products being exhibited including Skill Cut, which is expected to be big hit for 2019. “Skill Cut will stand out in any FEC location and its simplicity is the major attraction, players just need to cut the thin…

Electrocoin affirms strong Cat C focus
  • 10th January 2019

Standing as one of the most prominent names in the UK gaming industry, Electrocoin has affirmed its continued high level of commitment to the crucial CAT C market. At EAG CAT C products will as ever feature strongly for Electrocoin, with both arcade and single site sectors seeing products on offer. Monte Carlo will be…

Electrocoin to debut Hit and Smash at EAG
  • 4th January 2019

Hit and Smash is a classic carnival game brought to coin op and is to be given a debut at EAG 2019 by industry stalwarts Electrocoin. In the game, players must throw balls in order to hit a number of mechanical bottles – with points earned for each on knocked down. If enough points are…

All’s well that ends well!
  • 2nd January 2019

Bacta National President, Gabi Stergides reflects on a year in which the association pulled off a lobbying coup that many would not have bet on. Looking back on 2018 what were the high points and the low points? There’s no doubt that 2018 will go down as one of the most dramatic and significant years…

Beatles pinball opens to public
  • 10th December 2018

The Electrocoin-organised Beatles pinball pop up shop in London has seen a strong opening weekend. The limited-time placement – organised by the company in conjunction with the Brunswick Shopping Centre – is being held to celebrate the release of the Beatles-licensed units from Stern Pinball. The installations are being exclusively distributed in the UK by…

Stergides thanks industry for a presidential term of successes
  • 4th December 2018

After a busy two years in Bacta’s highest office, Gabi Stergides delivered his parting speech to the association’s AGM hall; praising members for their hard fought victories, but also acknowledging that the next president, James Miller, will need just as much support in the face of an increasingly challenging political climate. At last week’s Bacta…

Stergides warns that “player tracking would kill our industry”
  • 4th December 2018

Outgoing Bacta president Gabi Stergides thanked members for their efforts during the FOBT stake reduction campaign, but reminded the industry to stay on-guard as a new threat to the industry emerges – and it’s one that could be fatal.   “We cannot allow ourselves to be caught on the back foot, or for our sector…

The Brunswick Shopping Centre Brings Beatlemania With Pinball Pop Up Store
  • 27th November 2018

Limited Edition Beatles Pinball Machines Make European Debut Exclusively At London Shopping Centre 28 November 2018 – London: The Brunswick Centre, London’s shopping centre set in Russell Square, is to host a three-week pop up store featuring limited edition Stern pinball machines themed exclusively on rock-and-roll band, The Beatles. Opening on Thursday 29th November, shoppers…

Stern unveils Fab Four pinball
  • 7th November 2018

Money can’t buy you love reportedly, but it will be able to buy you a one-of-a-kind unit from Stern Pinball featuring the fab four themselves, The Beatles. The unit, which will be available in the UK through official distributor Electrocoin, has been created by Stern Pinball in collaboration with Ka-Pow Pinball and upon time of…