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Welcome to the Latest Industry News section where you'll find all the latest information on the amusement industry. The latest news stories are listed below, however to refine your search, please use the search engine on the left.

China Stops Imports of Coin Op Equipment

China Stops Imports of Coin Op Equipment

5 Jul, 2000
As a major industry setback, Chinese Congress has made it illegal for the China coin op industry to import and distribute new equipment. In a move which will see many people suffer, from this Monday it is illegal for any company or person in China to import coin operated equipment and parts and sell to each other.
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Frank Seninsky Joins HG as Guest Writer

Frank Seninsky Joins HG as Guest Writer

1 Jul, 2000
It is with pleasure we introduce Frank Seninsky, president of the US AMOA & Alpha Omega Group. Frank is a 30 year veteran in coinop and we welcome him as guest writer. His first report is on Distribution which was featured recently in Replay Magazine.
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AALARA Full Show Roundup

AALARA Full Show Roundup

29 Jun, 2000
With the strong push of unity, AALARA showcased the leading amusement, leisure and recreational industries at the Royal Pines Resort. To read more about the Trade Show and the exhibitors please click here
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New Release Games from Namco

New Release Games from Namco

28 Jun, 2000
Namco is set to release their new range of products to distributors shortly. Art Truck, Galaxian Fever, Shooting paradise and Kart Duel are now displayed in the Product Section of Highwaygames. Please follow this link for pictures and details.
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Ray of Hope for Australian Coinop Industry

Ray of Hope for Australian Coinop Industry

27 Jun, 2000
Computer software and books are set to follow the path of CD's which had parallel import controls abolished in 1998. This leads a chance to opening the Coinop markets in Australia to outside sellers.
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Sega start legal action in Europe

Sega start legal action in Europe

26 Jun, 2000
In Italy the court of Rimini have ordered a raid on local distributor and seized their offending Dreamcast stock.
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Konami & Microsoft

Konami & Microsoft

25 Jun, 2000
Konami has deals with Microsoft allowing Microsoft right of first refusal to publish Konami games on PC while Konami has a similar five-year deal with Universal giving Konami right of first refusal on all Universal properties.
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Sega To Launch New-Style

Sega To Launch New-Style

23 Jun, 2000
Each amusement centre will feature game terminals that enable players to compete with players at other locations as well as watch movies,cartoons, music video clips and sporting events. The centers will also have refreshment areas.
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Is there Serious conflicts of interest within the British Amusement Trade Association

Is there Serious conflicts of interest within the British Amusement Trade Association

21 Jun, 2000
It has been established this week that the President of Bacta - Simon Thomas, Director and Chairman Brian Meaden, Vice President Designate - Tim Batstone, and ATE Director - Roger Withers may have conflicts of interest with their association in Leisurehub.
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Its official Cromptons are the new Sega distributors for the UK

Its official Cromptons are the new Sega distributors for the UK

19 Jun, 2000
After the sell off of the Deith Leisure Group of companies and the cutback on all of the Sega Coin op activities in Europe, Sega have now completely come out of Distribution. Cromptons the well know Pusher manufacturer will now take on the UK sales and it is believed the UK sales staff too.
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