Electrocoin remain intent on ‘expanding the world of play’
  • 6th January 2023

JOHN STERGIDES SNR FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR ELECTROCOIN – 2022 REVIEW It was “overall a great year for us” explained industry veteran John Stergides snr, and made all the stronger by top performing products and an expansion into redemption. But beware, the industry sage says, the value of sterling and stuttering delivery are still threats…

Electrocoin enters Africa
  • 27th August 2021

Electrocoin enters Africa Electrocoin has confirmed the installation of its first Bar X Pusher in the continent of Africa, posting an image of customers playing the machine on social media. Though the distributor and manufacturer is yet to confirm in which country and venue the popular machine could be found, the installation marks the continued…

Reopening – Paradise Found
  • 1st July 2021

Paradise found: Industry gets its mojo working says Stergides When he heard the word splendid Electrocoin’s John A. Stergides knew the industry was making a comeback. Here he talks to Coinslot about the early responses to reopening and what products will make their mark this summer. Coinslot: What kind of feedback have you had from…

Pinballs have a key role
  • 26th April 2021

Electrocoin sure plays a mean pinball Pinballs have a key role It’s an evocative part of amusements history, and according to leading distributors Electrocoin, the game has a key role to play in the future. John A Stergides talks to Coinslot about the latest machines and what makes them so enduring. Coinslot: The game is…

Response to Budget 2021
  • 5th March 2021

Electrocoins John Stergides shares his thoughts on the recently announced Budget 2021 The chancellor continues to ignore the very same businesses he’s relying on to drive manufacturing in the recovery The budget 2021 is good for everybody else except for the manufacturers and distributors in the supply chain. Our customers are currently closed but they…

Roadmap is not ideal but at least its an indication
  • 1st March 2021

John Stergides is very clear that the decision to open bookies and not AGC’s is incorrect. Worse, it lacks understanding – “if the people who made that decision cannot distinguish a simple matterlike that, they should not be involved in the decision process” – he says. Not a great endorsement of the roadmap Coinslot: Does…

A year of Breadcrumbs – BACTA Division 4 members discuss
  • 26th February 2021

When the doors do finally re-open for business and things start getting back to normal, what kind of normal are we looking at? Bacta has been courting the views of its Division 4 members on what the industry has experienced and how they view the road to recovery. Steph Norbury talks to five key people in the…

Exhibitors back EAG Online
  • 26th February 2021

As registration opens for EAG Online, the event organisers have revealed that exhibitors are responding “very enthusiastically” to the exhibition’s new digital format The organisers behind this year’s EAG Online have stated exhibitors are responding “very enthusiastically” to the new digital format, as registration opens ahead of the spring event. Featuring exhibitor presentations, up-to-the minute…

Plight of the Supply Chain
  • 11th February 2021

Coinslot Feature: Plight of the Supply Chain – ‘We have been ignored’ Turned down for grants and business rate concessions, and forced to cut back on salaries and increase long term debt through loans – for someone who’s ignored by the authorities doling out the money, John Stergides’ lifetime business is certainly not ignored by those who…

2020 – Reflections on a year to forget
  • 21st January 2021

Coinslot speaks to Electrocoins John Stergides to gather his thoughts on ‘2020 – Reflections on a year to forget’ How will you look back on 2020? It started off in a very positive manner and we were very optimistic for the year ahead especially with the popular and successful line of products we had like the…