British lottery and gaming machines innovator International Game Technology (IGT) has announced that it is to provide upstate New York’s recently re-opened Resorts World Catskills with its Resort Wallet cashless solution.
The New York-listed firm used an official Tuesday press release to declare that the advance is a module of its IGT Advantage innovation and will allow casino patrons at the 332-room venue owned by a subsidiary of Genting Malaysia Berhad to load funds onto their loyalty cards so as to enjoy ‘a contactless, safe and effortless cashless gaming experience’.
Ryan Reddy, Global Systems and Payment Products Vice-President for IGT, used the press release to detail that Resorts World Catskills guests will soon be able to securely charge their cards from any slot or casino cashier before going on to enjoy the facility’s 65,000 sq ft gaming floor. He stated that the cashless advance is to moreover see players ‘benefit from the safety of minimizing cash handling and the convenience of accessing funds anytime’ while allowing the Sullivan County property to increase its ‘liquidity, safety and operational efficiencies.’
Read a statement from Reddy…
“Our Resort Wallet solution will give Resorts World Catskills the early adopter advantage among commercial casinos in the state of New York with the debut of cashless gaming at its property. Because Resorts World Catskills operates with the latest version of our IGT Advantage casino management system, a quick and simple remote installation will enable the casino to benefit from the increased liquidity, efficiencies, player convenience and safety that are only possible with cashless gaming.”
For his part and Bob DeSalvio, Americas East President for Genting Malaysia Berhad, pronounced that the Resort Wallet solution is to furthermore ‘encourage social distancing’ by minimizing kiosk queues while simultaneously reducing machine maintenance costs and cash handling errors.
DeSalvio’s statement read…
“Today’s casino guests are seeking a unique combination of gaming excitement, luxury, convenience and safety. IGT’s Resort Wallet solution will help to ensure that Resorts World Catskills delivers every aspect of its brand promise. IGT’s Resort Wallet cashless gaming solution will position Resorts World Catskills as an innovative technology leader and keep safety at the forefront of our operations.”