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SLS Las Vegas, the Newest Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip, Opens With CPI

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SC Advance’s strong reputation for performance in Las Vegas continues CPI’s winning streak

Malvern, PA, October 1, 2014 – The Las Vegas Strip’s newest addition, SLS Las Vegas, opened August 23, 2014 with SC Advance note acceptors and EASITRAX Soft Count installed in all slot games. Featured in approximately 800 slot machines across the intimate 60,000-square-foot casino floor, SLS Las Vegas rounds out four of the last five casinos to open on The Strip since 2008 to utilize CPI products. 

“CPI’s reputation for excellence precedes them in this industry – both in terms of customer service and product quality,” said Mike Liebenow, slot operations technical manager at SLS Las Vegas. “Along with SC Advance and EASITRAX, CPI met every expectation for our opening and, together, these products are a powerhouse for operational efficiencies and crowd-pleasing acceptance.”  

The MEI SC Advance note acceptor evolved from the winning CASHFLOW SC, improving upon the key performance features responsible for operator profitability and player satisfaction – acceptance, jam rate, security and cost of ownership.   Altogether, the SC platform has been installed in nearly one million games worldwide – more than 150,000 of which have been paired with the EASITRAX Soft Count cash management system.

With EASITRAX, SLS Las Vegas is able to streamline and optimize cash management processes throughout their operations – from the slot floor to the back room.   EASITRAX works by gathering data from multiple SC Advance note acceptors and funnelling that information into a secure remote database that can be accessed to track revenues and analyze slot performance.   Operators typically receive a return on investment in less than one year by reducing 20-30 seconds per cash drop and improving maintenance practices through access to eight pre-programmed reports.

“It is rewarding to know our solution makes such a profound impact throughout casino operations,” said Eric Fisher, CPI president of Gaming.   “CPI’s continued success in Las Vegas – and beyond – shows that Gaming operators understand the importance of cash management and its role in operations, player satisfaction and, ultimately, profitability.”


About SLS Las Vegas

SLS Las Vegas is an all-encompassing resort and casino with more than 1,600 guest rooms and suites in three distinctive towers, 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and a collection of sbe’s acclaimed restaurant and nightlife brands. SLS Las Vegas provides an approachable experience featuring multiple unparalleled nightlife offerings including Hollywood favorite, The Sayers Club, the edgy and sophisticated nightclub, Foxtail and mega-club, LiFE. Additionally, SLS Las Vegas offers an impressive selection of dining concepts including Bazaar Meat by José Andrés; Katsuya by Starck; Cleo; Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book; Ku Noodle; 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria; The Griddle Cafe; The SLS Buffet and The Perq. The property also hosts a nearly 10,000-square-foot Fred Segal retail experience, the intimate and luxurious Ciel Spa and a sports book operated by global gaming leader, William Hill. For more information about SLS Las Vegas, please visit slsvegas.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


About CPI

Crane Payment Innovations (CPI) is part of Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products (NYSE:CR). CPI provides a full range of unattended payment solutions for Gaming, Retail, Transportation, Vending and Financial Services applications. CPI is built upon the technological heritage and market expertise of the NRI, CashCode, Telequip, Money Controls and, most recently, MEI and Conlux brands.

CPI works in partnership with valued customers to enhance its portfolio of high-quality payment solutions – from coin and bill processing to cashless systems and asset management software.

CPI is headquartered in Malvern, PA with additional offices, manufacturing facilities, distribution and service centres worldwide. The company holds one of the world’s largest installed bases of unattended payment systems. For more information, visit www.CranePI.com.