Global Cash Access Signs Multi-Year Agreement with John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino Resort and Nine Other Gaming Establishments; John Ascuaga's Nugget to Utilize ATM, Cash Advance and Central Credit Services.
Under its multi-year agreement, John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino Resort will continue to use GCA's Casino Cash Plus(R) 3-in-1 ATM, QuikCash cash advance kiosks and Central Credit services.
"We renewed our contracts with GCA for various reasons," said Helen O'Brien, executive director of finance for John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino Resort. "The vast array of integrated products and services that meet the needs of our customers and new technology for the future is very exciting, but their level of customer service was a very strong factor in our decision. We are very happy with GCA and the services they provide for our customers."
"GCA is committed to serving our customers with the highest standard of care at every step of the way, from training casino staff and installing our machines on the gaming floor to late-night trouble-shooting and assistance from our 24-hour call center," said Diran Kludjian, executive vice president of North American and international sales. "It's very rewarding to know that John Ascuaga's Nugget recognizes customer support is just as invaluable as our cutting edge technology and product choices."
GCA offers a number of products and services, including ATM technology, cashless gaming and marketing services that help casino patrons access cash, help gaming establishments better understand their customers, and enhance gaming establishments' patron marketing activities.
The Casino Cash Plus(R) 3-in-1 ATM offers patrons a quick way to access cash through ATM cash withdrawals, point-of-sale (POS) debit card transactions and credit card cash advances with patented 3-in-1 rollover functionality. One of GCA's most popular ATMs, it provides convenience to casino patrons and revenue potential to casino operators.
QuikCash cash advance kiosks are customer-activated, touch screen terminals that provide casino patrons with POS debit and credit card cash advance transaction options. Available in countertop, wall-mount, free-standing and handheld models, QuikCash terminals can be installed virtually anywhere in a gaming establishment.
GCA's Central Credit gaming patron credit bureau, a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Cash Access, Inc., is a proprietary gaming patron credit and check cashing database and source of information for check verification and underwriting gaming patron credit requests.
Other gaming establishments that recently signed agreements with GCA are:
--Depot Casino - Dayton, Nev.
--Eldorado Casino - Shreveport, La.
--Eureka Casino - Las Vegas
--Freddie's Club - Renton, Wash.
--Greenetrack Inc. - Eutaw, Ala.
--Rail City - Sparks, Nev.
--Sands Regency Casino Hotel - Reno, Nev.
--Tampa Bay Downs Inc. - Tampa, Fla.
--Topaz Lodge - Gardnerville, Nev.
About Global Cash Access, Inc.
Las Vegas-based Global Cash Access, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCA), is a leading provider of cash access products and related services to approximately 960 gaming properties and other clients in the United States, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Canada and the Caribbean. GCA's products and services provide gaming establishment patrons access to cash through a variety of methods, including ATM cash withdrawals, point-of-sale (POS) debit card transactions, credit card cash advances, check verification and warranty services and Western Union money transfers. GCA provides products and services that improve credit decision-making, automate cashier operations and enhance patron marketing activities for gaming establishments. With its proprietary database of gaming patron credit history and transaction data on millions of gaming patrons worldwide, GCA is recognized for successfully developing and deploying technological innovations that increase client profitability, operational efficiency and customer loyalty. More information is available at GCA's Web site at www.globalcashaccess.com.
The statements contained in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, any statement or implication that the gaming establishments named in this press release will continue to use the products or services described in this press release. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that, if realized, could materially impair Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc.'s results of operations, business, and financial condition. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, (a) the termination of one or more of the contracts with gaming establishments described in this press release, and (b) the factors discussed from time to time in reports filed by Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof, and Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. does not intend, and undertakes no obligation to, update or qualify any of the forward-looking statements made herein.