LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Jan 17, 2012) - Leading slot and systems provider Aristocrat has named renowned casino systems expert Jeffrey J. Connors as its new Senior Director of National Accounts and Business Development. Connors brings more than 20 years of casino management system experience to the company and its more than 275 customers in North America.

Connors is returning to Aristocrat after a seven-year term as Vice President of Regional Sales at Bally Technologies, where he managed that company's corporate accounts and ran the western sales territory. In his new position at Aristocrat, he will have responsibility for new business development, managing national systems accounts, and will be instrumental in increasing the systems footprint across North America.

"We are very excited to welcome Jeff back to the Aristocrat family. He was instrumental in growing our Oasis™ systems business, first with Casino Data Systems and then with Aristocrat until 2003, and we are confident that he will make significant contributions to our company and to our customers," said Aristocrat VP of Systems Sales & Marketing Kelly Shaw.

"I am thrilled to join Seamus McGill, Kelly and the entire Aristocrat team. Speaking from decades of experience, I can say the new bonusing features, ease of use, and stability of the Oasis 360™ casino management system is simply the best on the market, and I am proud to represent the entire Aristocrat portfolio of products to our partners throughout the Americas."

Oasis 360 is the most widely installed system in North America, currently monitoring devices at more than 275 casinos. Oasis 360 is one of the gaming industry's most sophisticated systems, and includes robust, proprietary features that can be tailored to each property's individual needs.

Aristocrat Technologies Inc. is a subsidiary of Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL), a leading global provider of gaming solutions. The Company is licensed by more than 200 regulators and its products and services are available in more than 90 countries around the world. Aristocrat offers a diverse range of products and services including electronic gaming machines and casino management systems. For further information visit the company's website at

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