LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - October 22, 2009) - The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the membership applications of three new companies, bringing the trade group comprised of the world's leading gaming suppliers to a total of 83 members.

The new AGEM members are:

--  Ceronix, Inc., based in Auburn, Calif., is a leader in the development
    and manufacturing of color video display monitors, LCD replacement kits and
    digital information displays for the gaming and kiosk markets.
--  Lightning Gaming, Inc., based in Philadelphia, designs, develops and
    markets premier fully automated electronic poker tables and innovative slot
    products under the brands Lightning Poker™ and Lightning Slots™.
--  SCA Gaming, based in Las Vegas with corporate headquarters in Dallas,
    is a leader in marketing and gaming promotions and has worked with more
    than 360 casinos to date on more than 3,000 promotions that have paid
    nearly $100 million to lucky winners.

AGEM is an international trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers of electronic gaming devices, systems, table games, key components and support products and services for the gaming industry. AGEM works to further the interests of gaming equipment suppliers throughout the world. Through political action, trade show partnerships, information dissemination and good corporate citizenship, the members of AGEM work together to create benefits for every company within the organization. Together, AGEM has assisted regulatory commissions and participated in the legislative process to solve problems and create a business environment where AGEM members can prosper while providing a strong level of support to education and responsible gaming initiatives. For more information, visit

The current AGEM membership roster, 83 strong, is a who's who of the supplier segment of the global gaming industry: AGEM Gold Members: Aristocrat Technologies, Aruze Gaming America, Austrian Gaming Industries, Bally Technologies, GTECH/Atronic/Spielo, International Game Technology (IGT), Intralot S.A., Konami Gaming and WMS Gaming. AGEM Silver Members: AC Coin & Slot, Action Gaming, Casino Technology, Interblock USA, JCM Global, MEI, Multimedia Games, Octavian International, Shuffle Master, Suzo-Happ Group, TCSJohnHuxley and Wells-Gardner Electronics. AGEM Bronze Members: Ainsworth Game Technology, Astro Corp., Cadillac Jack, Cammegh Limited, CashCode / Crane Payment Solutions, Diamond Game, Digital Display Group, Euro Games Technology (EGT), GameTech International, Gaming Support, Incredible Technologies, Jumbo Technology, KGM Gaming, Lightning Gaming, MCA Processing, Modern Gaming, Rocket Gaming Systems and Summit Gaming. AGEM Associate Members: Ceronix, CMYK Creative, Cole Kepro International, Cybertec Gaming Systems, DynaGraphic Printing, Elite Casino Products, Esterline Advanced Input Systems, FutureLogic, Gaming Partners International, Gary Platt Manufacturing, Global Cash Access, Global Gaming Group (G3), Grand Products, Howard & Howard, IdeaWork Studios, IDX, Intel, IPS, James Industries, Kreller Group, KSK, Lewis & Roca, Masterpiece Advertising, MC2, Mikohn Signs and Graphics, Money Controls, Nanoptix, Paokai Electronic Enterprise Co., Proforma GPS, Regulatory Management Counselors, Sanmina-SCI, SCA Gaming, Strategy9, Talent Associates, Tgraphics/Outpost Productions, The Bright Group, 3M Touch Systems, Tournament One, TMX, Trade Show Fabrications, TransAct Technologies, Veridocs, Wrex Products and Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO).

Contact Information: Media contacts: Tom Jingoli AGEM President (702) 616-1400 Marcus Prater AGEM Executive Director (702) 812-6932