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KONAMI’S FORTUNE CUP MECHANICAL HORSE RACING GAME GALLOPS INTO THE D LAS VEGAS

Beloved casino to be first in Downtown Las Vegas to receive new-to-market multi-station game

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 15, 2018


Las Vegas – Beginning February 28, the D Las Vegas will saddle up as the first Downtown Las Vegas casino to feature the new-to-market Fortune Cup™ mechanical horse racing game. Created by Konami Gaming, Inc. and to be housed on property’s second-level Vintage Vegas casino floor, the new addition brings modern technology improvements to a high-demand gaming format.


"We are thrilled to introduce Fortune Cup to Downtown Las Vegas,” said Derek Stevens, CEO and owner of the D Las Vegas. “Not only is the technology outstanding, but people are really going to love the energy it brings to the casino floor.”


Fortune Cup will feature a 9-foot wide mechanical track with eight horses synchronized to real-time digital animation of the game’s action through connected LCD displays. Powered by Konami’s cutting-edge, cross-platform game engine, it includes 10 individualized betting stations with an intuitive touchscreen interface.


Ushering in the new wave of old-versus-new throwback gaming, Fortune Cup will sit next to another famous equestrian form of entertainment at the D. The beloved Sigma Derby racing experience has been captivating gamers in Las Vegas for decades. It is one of the last two machines in the city and has served as the centerpiece of the D’s Vintage Vegas section. The dueling games will offer guests two uniquely different ways to enjoy the iconic game.


Stevens continued, “We’ve seen such great success with Sigma Derby that it only makes sense for us to find even more creative ways to continue that type of fun. Fortune Cup is our way of paying homage to the games that made us fall in love with Las Vegas in the first place.”


As the casino division of one of the world's top gaming entertainment companies, Konami developed Fortune Cup based on proven technology from the organization's video game and arcade divisions. The game is a continuation of Konami’s specialty expertise in large multi-station products, designed for unique amusement and attraction.


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ABOUT THE D LAS VEGAS:

the D Las Vegas delivers the fresh, energetic attitude and fun atmosphere synonymous with downtown Las Vegas. The casino hotel boasts 629 remodeled rooms and suites and a unique two-level casino featuring modern and vintage floors. Cocktails, beer and frozen beverages abound inside the casino at LONGBAR and on the Fremont Street Experience at D Bar. the D offers contemporary American fare at D Grill, Detroit’s legendary Coney Dogs at American Coney Island and premium steaks and authentic Italian dishes at Joe Vicari's Andiamo Italian Steakhouse. The Showroom at the D Las Vegas features outstanding entertainment ranging from award-winning dinner theater and Broadway productions to music, comedy and more. Follow the D on Facebook and Twitter.