“Fortune Cup” Horse Racing Game Makes Waves in Macau

“Fortune Cup” Horse Racing Game Makes Waves in Macau

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Following months of success of the first two Konami Fortune Cup horse racing Multi-Terminal Gaming Machines (MTGM) debut in Cotai
and Macau this year, Asia Pioneer Entertainment Holdings Limited (“APE” Stock Code: 8400.HK) announces today the third installation of the popular game has been operating since late August, 2019 at
MGM COTAI. The innovative horse racing Multi-Terminal Gaming Machines (MTGM) resonated throughout the city after its first installation in March this year. Encouraging feedback was obtained from casino operators that players are really gravitating towards the game. The arcade style MTGM combines the mechanics of traditional arcade horse
racing with the actual horse race experience.
Fortune Cup integrates mechanical field racecourse with real-time digital video
animation. A large LCD screen to offer spectators sports broadcasts in real time. Cantonese voice-overs for these broadcasts are jointly produced by electronic gaming equipment supplier APE and renowned Hong Kong horse racing commentator Samuel
Hung. Patrons would be attracted by the resounding voice from a distance. Developed by gaming machine specialist Konami Australia Pty Ltd, the machine comprises a central 274cm-wide race track for eight horses, which can move freely and independently across the course. There are 12 high-definition touchscreen terminals for players to place bets and view horse odds, race statistics and comprehensive bet options for win, place and quinella.
“Fortune Cup is an absolute hit in Macau. For those regular players of electronic games, they find the racing game extraordinary. They can experience the excitement as if being on the real racecourse. More importantly, it is a racing game which
combines sports elements that they can cheer on their stallion to final victory instead of solely pressing the bet button to wait for the result”,
said Mr. Herman Ng, APE’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director. Mr. Hideo Goto, International Sales Manager of Konami ustralia Pty Ltd stated: “Macau represents a strategic area for us in Asia market. It has proven an important market for the company as well, with Konami expecting to conclude several more installations in the territory by the end of the year”

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