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WMS Selects MEI CASHFLOW SC as Default Bill Validator for Sales and Gaming Operations in the USA and Canada

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BLUEBIRD® family of cabinets will specify CASHFLOW SC

West Chester, PA November 12, 2009 — WMS, a global leader in gaming equipment, has selected the MEI CASHFLOW® SC as its default bill validator for Sales and Gaming Operations for its BLUEBIRD® family of cabinets in the United States and Canada.

“It is an honor for the CASHFLOW SC to be selected as WMS’ default bill validator,” said Eric Fisher, Vice President – Gaming - Americas. “Our mutual commitment to quality, innovation and improving the player experience makes this an ideal partnership.

Given the importance of the bill validator to gaming equipment, WMS recognizes how the CASHFLOW SC has raised performance expectations by offering the highest acceptance rate, industry-leading security and an unmatched ability to minimize note jams.”

Those features continue to resonate with operators – helping MEI to continually gain market share by illustrating the value associated with focusing on the most important performance attributes.

“WMS’ commitment to producing equipment that provides a great gaming experience extends to every component in our games,” said Bruce Frey, WMS Vice President – Global Sourcing and Planning. Following a diligent review, we selected the MEI CASHFLOW SC to be default bill validator for our North American product sales and Gaming Operations. Its proven track record of performance and reliability contributes to the player experience and, as a result, helps WMS continue to exceed customer expectations.”

About MEI Today, MEI systems are relied upon for more than 2 billion transactions per week in over 100 countries. The company developed the first electronic coin mechanism in the 1960s followed by the first electronic non-contact bill acceptor, and more recently the vending management system. Today MEI has the largest worldwide installed base of unattended payment mechanisms. In 2007, MEI reached a milestone of selling more than four million bill acceptors and five million coin mechanisms worldwide. Its products are in widespread use in the vending, soft drink, gaming, amusement, transportation, retail, and kiosk markets. For more information on MEI and its products, visit or call 1-800-345-8215 in US (please refer to our website for various international telephone numbers).