Garfield slots to Isle of Capri

Jan 13, 2004 1:46 AM

Mikohn Gaming Corporation has announced that it has entered into an additional exclusivity agreement with Isle of Capri Casinos to launch Mikohn’s new Garfield video slot game.

Isle of Capri Casinos, will have a 90-day exclusive on the new Garfield slot, which is expected to debut in casinos in early 2004. Under the terms of the agreement, Isle will offer the Garfield game at all of their casino properties with the exception of Biloxi due to the exclusive with Caesars in that market.

Russ McMeekin, president and chief executive officer of Mikohn commented, "We are very pleased to enter into this second exclusivity agreement for our upcoming release of the new Garfield video slot game."

Added Tom Carr, senior vice president of operations of Isle of Capri Casinos, "Isle of Capri is excited about the opportunity to debut the Garfield game at 13 of our locations in the Midwest and Southern gaming markets, as we feel the theme will be popular with our core group of slot players. The game is very entertaining and, with Mikohn’s TITO technology and Matrix system of multiple denominations, we expect this game will be profitable for our casinos and fun to play for our guests."

Mikohn is a diversified supplier to the casino gaming industry worldwide, specializing in the development of innovative products with recurring revenue potential.

The company develops, manufactures and markets an expanding array of slot games, table games and advanced player tracking and accounting systems for slot machines and table games. The company is also a leader in exciting visual displays and progressive jackpot technology for casinos worldwide.

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc., owns and operates 17 riverboat, dockside and land-based casinos at 15 locations.