Tucked deep in the forest on the property of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, the MGM Grand at Foxwoods is truly a diamond in the Connecticut rough. The hotel/casino is part of a megaresort and gaming destination that attracts getaway gamblers from the Eastern Seaboard.
- By Ralph C. Jensen
- Sep 09, 2008
Pivot3 Inc. and Connections IT of Tulsa, Okla. recently announced that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation has chosen the Pivot3 High-Definition Storage system for an IP video surveillance project installed and planned by Connections IT.
North American Video (NAV), a global provider of integrated security and technology solutions, has announced the creation of a new business unit.
The Lucky Eagle Casino in southwest Washington State has completed a new installation of megapixel cameras from Arecont Vision. The casino, which has been in operation since 1995, chose to upgrade existing analog system in order to improve the ability to view and identify critical information on video.
Pelco was recently announced as the top sponsor of the World Game Protection Conference, an international conference and exhibition dedicated entirely to casino game protection.
Design, quality and attention to detail are just a few of the words used to illustrate how the new Encore at Wynn Las Vegas will maintain its distinctive brand and position in the marketplace. And as recently announced by North American Video's President Cynthia Freschi, the company has been contracted to design, supply and install a complementary video surveillance and security system at the property.
An integrated IP video solution has been used to upgrade two Greek casinos to fully-digital CCTV surveillance, in full compliance with the demanding Greek gaming laws. The Casino Rio, located north of the Western port city of Patras and Casino Xanthi, which is situated in the Northeast city of the same name, are now both benefiting from vastly improved CCTV systems.
Harrah's Operating Company, a subsidiary of Harrah's Entertainment Inc., has signed a broad-based, 10-year global strategic agreement with Cisco.
Intransa, producer of shared, scalable and simple external IP storage solutions, recently today that Enjoy Group, a holding company for nine of the largest casinos in Chile, has chosen an IP storage solution by Intransa to serve as the storage backbone of its digital CCTV surveillance system.
In the hit movie “Ocean’s 11,” Daniel Ocean and his crew succeed in robbing $160 million from the Bellagio casino. Ocean’s crew carries out that task by using a wide range of swindling skills and top-notch technological capabilities, not the least of which involves breaking into the casino’s video surveillance system. In the movie, the crew’s computer wiz physically taps into the system from the casino’s own server room.
- By Lior Frenkel
- Mar 03, 2008
Whenever a casino looks at video analytics, the discussion often leads down the path of far-fetched concepts and applications for catching and tracking cheats.
- By Bob Cutting
- Feb 29, 2008