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G2E: Classic arcade games at casinos

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Posted at 10:51 PM, Oct 16, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Remember those days of dropping quarters into an arcade game and getting nothing in return?

Well imagine playing PAC-MAN and hitting a jackpot in a Las Vegas casino!

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Gamblit Gaming is turning to some classic arcade games, like PAC-MAN, and top-selling online games, such as Cookie Jam, to attract a younger audience on casino floors.

A few of the new games on display at this year's Global Gaming Expo show at the Sands Expo include more video game-like experiences.

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"We saw a need in the market to innovate with games that appeal to a younger audience who are not gambling," says Darion Lowenstein, Chief Marketing Officer of Gamblit Gaming.

"The average gambler's age in Nevada is 58. Our audience is 20 years younger than that. We wanted to make games that were more fun, that has more interaction. Something like we can all play on our console or phone, something more than just sitting there hitting a button."

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The company has 20 interactive casino video games on display on the trade show's floor.

The gaming trade show wraps up Thursday.