Ainsworth Game Technology


    Ainsworth is a leading manufacturer and supplier of gaming solutions, which was founded by Len Ainsworth in 1995. With a fully integrated operation including design, development, assembly testing, sales and field service, Ainsworth encompasses the entire product development cycles, from conception through to installation, service and support. Ainsworth design and manufacture the A560, Ambassador and Celebrity range of gaming products along with a range of entertaining standalone progressives and linked games.Ainsworth Game Technology is an Australian publicly listed company (code:AGI) headquartered in Newington, Sydney, Australia. Ainsworth offices are located around the world including: North and South America.

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    Ainsworth enters new US$35 million credit facility

    Ainsworth Game Technology Limited (AGT) advises that it has entered into a new five-year US$35 million secured credit facility with the US-based Western Alliance Bancorporation.

    Ainsworth expects US$10.8 million loss for final six months of 2020

    Ainsworth Game Technology has revealed that its preliminary unaudited results for the six months ending December 31, 2020, indicate a loss before taxes of approximately A$14 million (US$10.8 million).

    Ainsworth stock tumbles on projected H1 loss

    Shares in Ainsworth Game Technology fell 8.5 percent in Australian trading on Thursday after the company told investors that it expected to post a loss of about $15 million in the first half of the fiscal year, due to continuing difficult trading conditions.
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    Suppliers get igaming boost

    Gaming suppliers, like all areas of the industry, have felt the pinch from the Covid-19 crisis, though their growing digital businesses have proved a bright spot and helped offset the impact of the crisis.
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    Ainsworth and Jade ink distribution accord

    Ainsworth Game Technology and Jade Entertainment have entered into an agreement to distribute Ainsworth Products to the Philippines, Vietnam and Nepal.
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    Dancing Tiger & Dancing Lantern by NOVOMATIC

    The latest game releases for the NOVO LINE Interactive platform add two special Asian highlights to the broad NOVOMATIC game portfolio.
    Ainsworth swings to 2020 loss, focuses on game content

    Ainsworth swings to 2020 loss, focuses on game content

    Ainsworth Game Technology said it will prudently invest in research and development to position itself for a long-term post-pandemic recovery.

    Ainsworth’s A-STAR shines

    As we emerge from the shadows of Covid-19 it’s time to revamp gaming floors with the brand new A-STAR cabinet by Ainsworth.

    Ainsworth sees progress in online gaming

    Ainsworth Game Technology is the latest supplier to point to progress in its online offerings, as Covid-19 hits the land-based side of the business.
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    Ainsworth reports declines in sales and profitability in FY20H1

    Australia-based slot machine maker Ainsworth Game Technology reported year-on-year declines in both sales and profitability in the six month period ending December 31. Total revenues stood at A$107.3 million, which was a 9 percent decline. Losses after taxes were -A$3.8 million, compared to a profit of A$12.1 million the previous year. The regions which suffered […]

    Ainsworth FY19 revenue weighed by non-NA revenues

    Gaming equipment supplier Ainsworth saw its sales revenue drop 12 percent in FY19, with both international and domestic revenues down in the year.  The company said it saw ‘challenging conditions’ in Asia and New Zealand – with sales revenue down 35 percent year-on-year.  Australian revenues also took a hit in the period, falling 43 percent […]
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    Ainsworth N. America head resigns

    Ainsworth said its N.A President, John Bertolone, has resigned to take up a role at the International Centre for Gaming Regulation at the University of Nevada.

    QuickSpin Evolution

    The evolution of the popular QuickSpin brand will highlight offerings from Ainsworth Game Technology at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. QuickSpin’s titles such as Super Charged 7s, Super Lantern 8s, Super Crystal 7s, and the recently released MultiPlay Super Charged 7s will take center stage alongside at least six new wheel games designed […]
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    Ainsworth 2019 results “relatively weak”

    Ainsworth Game Technology announced a 66 percent drop in 2019 profit, with Chief Executive Laurence Levy calling the results “relatively weak,” with room for improvement.

    Crazy Jackpots

    Ainsworth has announced that it will exhibit an array of brand-new games and game mixes, designed for the Asian market at the upcoming G2E Asia Expo. At G2E Asia, product highlights on the EVO – the newest dual screen cabinet include: Golden Link, Crazy Jackpots, Loaded with Loot and Flying Wilds. Crazy Jackpots is a […]

    Ainsworth warns FY19H2 results below initial forecast

    Australian gaming machine manufacturer Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd said it expects lower than expected results in 19H1, due to intense competitive market pressures and delays encountered in new product approvals. According to the company’s trading update to the Australian Stock Exchange, on a pre-currency basis, profit before tax is now expected to be around $4 […]
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    Ainsworth appoints Novomatic’s Levy as CEO

    Ainsworth Game Technology has appointed former Novomatic vice president of global sales, Lawrence Levy, as chief executive officer. The appointment will take effect on July 1st and Levy will receive an annual base salary of AS$700,000. He will also be entitled to an “at risk” bonus of $300,000 per year and a long-term incentive of […]

    Gladstone steps down as Ainsworth CEO, to stay with company

    Ainsworth Game Technology said Danny Gladstone has chosen to give up his role as CEO, but will remain with the company in another capacity.

    EVO makes US debut

    Ainsworth Game Technology will showcase an array of fresh content and its upgraded EVO cabinet at G2E.

    Ainsworth profit down 15.8 pct in FY18

    Gaming manufacturer Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd profit after tax fell 15.8 percent in the 2018 financial year, due to a decline in Australia, Asia and Europe sales. Profit after tax for the year was recorded at A$31.9 million (US$23.3 million), down from A$37.8 million in FY17. Ainsworth noted however that it saw much improved second-half […]

    EVO cabinet line

    Ainsworth Game Technology will be presenting their comprehensive line-up of themes for their full line of innovative cabinets, including the EVO and A640. On the EVO cabinet line, Ainsworth will showcase Golden Link, their latest Multi-Denom Multi- Game Link Progressive that will stand out on gaming floors with one Link Progressive, three levels of Bonus […]

    Ainsworth reaffirms profit guidance for FY18

    ASX-listed Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd (AGT) has reaffirmed its profit guidance for the 2018 financial year, which it says is expected to reach approximately A$36 million. AGT first announced a rebasing of its profit expectations in a filing on May 4, due mainly to increasing competition in the domestic market, and slightly lower unit sales […]

    Designed for the Asian market

    Showing its solid commitment to delivering products designed for the Asian market, Ainsworth will showcase its products in a dynamic booth, with dedicated Asian titles at the upcoming G2E Asia exhibition. Ainsworth will also display innovative cabinets including the A640 and EVO. At G2E Asia, a range of link progressives and SAP packages will be […]

    Ainsworth after tax profit falls 53 percent in FY18H1

    Australian gaming supplier Ainsworth Technology saw its profit after tax more than half during the first half of the 2018 fiscal year, due in part to a fall in domestic revenue, as well as a one-off tax adjustment realized in the prior year. Net profit after tax reached A$9.7 million, down 53 percent year-on-year from […]

    Len Ainsworth share sale to Novomatic set for Jan. 5

    Ainsworth Game Technology has announced it has received the final gaming regulatory approvals for the sale of founder, Len Ainsworth’s shares to Novomatic AG. Mr Ainsworth and Novomatic first entered into a share sale and purchase agreement in February 2016, under which Mr Ainsworth agreed to sell 172.1 million ordinary shares to Novomatic, subject to […]

    Ainsworth says FY18 first half earnings to be below pcp

    Ainsworth Game Technology says it expects to make up for a difficult first half of the financial year, with product approval delays, temporary margin impacts, change in sales mix and lower unit sales in Asia impacting on results.  The company said it expects its pre-tax profit for the first half of FY18 to be down […]

    IGT signs cross-licensing agreement with Ainsworth

    International Game Technology (IGT), has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement with Ainsworth Game Technology. The agreement will give Ainsworth access to to an industry-wide game feature patent portfolio, which Ainsworth says will enhance their market offerings. “As we position Ainsworth for future growth, we are pleased to have reached this cross-licensing agreement with IGT,” said […]

    Pac-Man chomps on casino floors

    Ainsworth Game Technology will showcase an array of new content for its sleek and innovative A640 and A600 cabinets at G2E 2017. In total, Ainsworth will display more than 130 games — including titles for both Class III and Class II jurisdictions — as well as new sign package options, linked progressive brands and premium […]

    Extensive US showcase

    For the first time at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, NOVOMATIC and Ainsworth Game Technology will team up to showcase a combined booth, brimming with market-first innovation. Taking centre stage for NOVOMATIC will be the international premiere of From Dusk Till Dawn, following the recent partnership with Miramax. This enthralling theme resurrects the […]

    Ainsworth posts profit above-guidance in FY17

    Ainsworth Game Technology reported profit after tax of A$37.9 million for the year ended June 30, 2017, ahead of guidance, as a result of a strong second half. Ainsworth chief executive officer Danny Gladstone said the FY17 results were ahead of the company’s initial guidance, with the second half of FY17 recording profit before tax […]

    A winning edge

    Ainsworth Game Technology will display a comprehensive portfolio of gaming solutions designed to provide “A Winning Edge” at the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2017. The company will reveal the A600 EVO, a dual 23.8” HD screen cabinet with a black trim surface, pinstripe-edge and dynamic game-driven lighting, LED button panel with mechanical bash and a […]

    Seminar program to run at AGE 2017

    Organizers of the Australasian Gaming Expo has announced today a program of complimentary seminars that will be run over the course of the first two days of AGE 2017. Covering topics as diverse as the future of Casinos in Asia, (where at least 15 new integrated resort casino developments are likely to open in the […]

    World-renown games

    To show its solid commitment to delivering products designed for the Asian market, Ainsworth will showcase a range of premium titles at the upcoming G2E Asia expo. Ainsworth recently introduced its new A600 cabinet line, which incorporates the company’s deep and long-standing knowledge into an exciting new product for its casino partners. The A600 takes […]

    Novomatic to step up Australia/Asia presence after Ainsworth buy

    Novomatic says it will intensify its work in Australia, Asia and North and South America, following the acquisition of a controlling stake in Ainsworth Game Technology. The gaming technology company reported revenues reached an all time high of about EUR2.3 billion ($2.44 billion) in 2016, an increase of 10 percent. Its global headcount rose to […]

    Ainsworth net profit slides 40 percent in FY17H1

    Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd. posted net profit of A$15.2 million (US$11.6 million) for the six months ended Dec. 31, 2016, in line with its guidance released last October. The results were down near 40 percent year-on-year compared to A$26.3 million in FY16H1, which the company said was expected. “Although these results are in line with […]

    Continuing momentum

    Ainsworth Game Technology will showcase several innovative new cabinets at the ICE this year. These products continue the momentum from a series of recent corporate events, including the new cabinet debut; executive appointment; opening of the brand new 291,000-square-foot North American headquarters in Las Vegas; new facilities for the Latin America division; NOVOMATIC integration; successful […]

    Ainsworth warns of 57.1 percent slump in profit for FY17H1

    Ainsworth Game Technology has warned investors that it expects to record a 57.1 percent fall in pre-tax profit in the first half of FY17 to around A$15 million (US$11.1 million) due to “challenging industry conditions” in its domestic market. The forecasted profit is down from A$35 million recorded in the first half of FY16. According […]

    Trump victory won’t affect Macau near term, supplier upside

    Donald Trump’s election victory will not have an immediate impact on Macau SAR, says analysts, but it may be too early to tell. “I don’t think there will be any direct impact, positive or negative,” Union Gaming’s Grant Govertsen said to Macau Daily Times. “…because Macau has far more ties to the Chinese economy [than […]

    A600 cabinet

    To show its solid commitment to the international markets, Ainsworth will showcase the all-new A600 cabinet and a range of premium titles at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo. The all-new cabinet will be among the highlights of the company’s G2E display, represent an evolution from A560. The all-new cabinet uses dual 24-inch monitors, compared to […]

    SkyCity, Tabcorp and Star Entertainment top picks this season

    SkyCity is likely to deliver a “positive surprise” this results season, while Crown and Ainsworth are likely to underwhelm, said CLSA in a note on Wednesday. “SkyCity is our pick of the gaming stocks to deliver a positive surprise this reporting season, but in the company’s 1H17 trading update rather than the result,” said the […]

    Latest innovations

    To show its solid commitment to delivering products designed for the Australasia market, Ainsworth will showcase a range of premium titles at the upcoming Australasian Gaming Expo. These are highlighted by spectacular graphics and are packed with features players with enjoy such as free games, stacked wilds and jackpots. Ainsworth is particularly excited about AGE […]

    Ainsworth shareholder meeting regarding sale to go ahead

    The Australian Takeovers Panel has opted against any further action against the acquisition of Ainsworth Game Technology from Austria’s Novomatic, local media reports. In May, the Australian Takeovers Panel received applications from Australian Securities and Investments Commission as well as Fortress Centaurus Global Master Fund in regards to the sale. Despite an 11th hour injunction […]

    Shareholders approve Ainsworth’s share sale to Novomatic

    Ainsworth Game Technology has advised that its shareholders has approved the sale of Ainsworth’s shares in AGT to Novomatic AG at its general meeting held on Monday. Danny Gladstone, CEO of AGT said “From AGT’s perspective, we are pleased that shareholders have passed the resolution… Novomatic is a highly respected and impressive industry leader. We […]

    Takeovers Panel begins investigation on Ainsworth share sale

    The Australian  Takeovers Panel has opened an investigation into Len Ainsworth’s decision to sell the majority of his stake to Novomatic, local media reports. On May 16, an application from Australian securities watchdog, ASIC was sent to The Pane, seeking to prevent Ainsworth’s wife, who is AGT’s second largest stakeholder, to use her stake to […]

    Ainsworth to postpone general meeting

    Australia-listed Ainsworth Game Technology Limited has postponed its general meeting as a result of the recent applications filed with the Takeovers Panel. The meeting, originally scheduled for June 3 will be postponed “no later than 30 days”, said the gaming equipment manufacturer in a filing to the ASX on Monday. In February, Ainsworth founder and […]

    Mrs Ainsworth not to touch shares until after review

    Margarete Ainsworth, wife of Lens Ainsworth has agreed to not deal with any shares or interest in Ainsworth until the conclusion of the Takeovers Panel proceedings, according to a media release. On Monday, the Australian Takeovers Panel received an application from ASIC seeking to prevent Ainsworth’s wife, who is AGT’s second largest stakeholder, to use […]

    Ainsworth deal to be reviewed by Takeover Panel

    Len Ainsworth’s decision to sell the majority of his stake to Novomatic may be looked over by the Australian Takeovers Panel for review, according to a media release from the panel. An application from Australian securities watchdog, ASIC was sent to The Panel on Monday, seeking to prevent Ainsworth’s wife, who is AGT’s second largest […]

    Ainsworth to show latest innovations at G2E Asia

    Ainsworth will debut a range of premium Asian-themed titles at G2E Asia in May. The titles will be highlighted by spectacular graphics and are packed with features players will enjoy such as free games, stacked wilds and jackpots. More importantly for the Macau market, they are bilingual, selectable for English and Chinese.   Ainsworth is […]

    Ainsworth family to vote on Novomatic acquisition

    Len Ainsworth’s wife and family members are expected to be able to vote as minority shareholders for the sale of Ainsworth Game Technology to Austria’s Novomatic, local media reports. Ainsworth told Fairfax Media that he expected his family would be able to vote almost 10 percent stake at the extraordinary general meeting scheduled for June […]

    Gaming suppliers well represented at G2E Asia 2016

    Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E  Asia), a well-known trade show and conference for Asia’s gaming and entertainment industry will convene the most significant stakeholders in the region’s gaming industry.   The 2016 will see a number of exhibitors, old and new, use the platform to create brand awareness, launch new products and expand their reach […]

    AGEM Index reports increase of 4.5 percent in February

    The AGEM Index reported an increase of 4.5 percent, or 8.54 points, at 197.00 last month, compared to Jan. 2016 and also reported a year-on-year increase compared with Feb. 2015 for the fifth consecutive month, according to a AGEM release. Eight out of 14 global gaming manufacturers saw a month-to-month increase in stock price. The […]

    Aristocrat and Ainsworth poised for growth in U.S. slot market

    Australia-based gaming suppliers Aristocrat Leisure Ltd and Ainsworth Game Technology Ltd are well positioned for growth in the U.S. market, according to a report from J.P. Morgan Australia. The report followed the release of data from the completion of their 7th Annual US Slot Market Survey. “Aristocrat looks set to be the key beneficiary, with […]

    Ainsworth brought ‘A Reel Deal’ to ICE 2016

    Ainsworth emphasized its A560SL cabinet at this year’s ICE tradeshow. The A560SL is designed for a highly entertaining game range that has delighted players across Europe.  The A560SL features a striking 32” high definition display, 19” LCD topper option for jackpot promotion, unique attract lighting stylized to each game, premium sound experience and breathtaking animations. […]

    Len Ainsworth to sell his stake to Novomatic, remain as chairperson

    Founder and executive chairman of Ainsworth Game Technology, Len Ainsworth is planning to sell his stake in the company, according to a recent filing to the Australian Stock Exchange. According to the announcement, Ainsworth has agreed, subject to certain conditions to sell 100 percent, or 172.1 million ordinary shares in AGT to Novomatic, the privately […]

    Ainsworth brings ‘A Reel Deal’ and other new games to ICE 2016

    Ainsworth Game Technology will be showcasing ‘A Reel Deal’ at ICE 2016 as well as new game content for its GamesPlus and Premium Plus product ranges. Ainsworth will be showcasing the popular A560SL cabinet at the annual gaming exhibition, which features a 32” high definition display, 19” LCD topper option for jackpot promotion, as well […]

    Gaming equipment stocks underperform in Nov.

    The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers’ stock index declined in November from the previous month, though showed its second consecutive gain on a year-over-year basis. A total of 12 out of 14 gaming stocks declined, with index heavyweights Scientific Games losing more than 16 percent and Ainsworth Game Technology down 24.5 percent. Overall the index […]

    Ainsworth’s group general manager of strategy and development resigns

    Ainsworth Game Technology announced the resignation of Scott Clarebrough, group general manager of strategy and development. “During his time at Ainsworth, Scott has provided impressive leadership, guidance and training to a now well established team of game designers and product development engineers,” said CEO Danny Gladstone. “On behalf of the Board we thank Scott for […]

    Ainsworth expands in U.S. with Nova Technologies purchase

    Ainsworth Game Technology says it has agreed to buy Nova Technologies, an NIGC certified Class 2 game supplier in the U.S. with 1,300 units in participation. The Australian-listed company said it will pay $38 million ($27 million) in cash for Nova, which represents a multiple of 8.1-8.5 of trailing 12-month EBITDA. “Not only is this […]

    Ainsworth brings latest games in high-definition to MGS

    Ainsworth will showcase their latest line-up of product innovations designed to set new standards for long-term performance, whilst offering players unique and dynamic entertainment experiences. Ainsworth will debut their latest range of Asian themed standalone progressive games, Lucky Ye Ha Hai, Action 8’s and 8 Immortals! Be enthralled by the high definition graphics encased in […]

    Ainsworth brings the ‘reel deal’ to G2E 2015

    Ainsworth Game Technology brings ‘A Reel Deal’ to G2E 2015 with innovative, new game content for their GamePlus and Premium Plus product ranges. Ainsworth will showcase their continued support for the extremely popular A560 SL cabinet.  The A560 SL was exclusively designed for a highly entertaining game range that has delighted players across North and […]

    Ainsworth NPAT up 14 percent in FY15

    Ainsworth Game Technology, a gaming machine developer, reported that net profit after tax for FY2015 increased 14 percent  year-on-year to A$70.4 million ($51.6 milllion). Earnings per share increased 22 cents in the 12 months ended June 30 compared to 19 cents per share in FY14. The company’s international revenue was A$147.6 million, up 46 percent […]

    Ainsworth’s A600 to be launched at AGE

    Ainsworth Game Technology announced that it will launch its new gaming product, the A600, at the Australian Gaming Exhibition, to be held in Sydney on August 11 to 13. The new A600 has received regulatory approval in both New South Wales and Queensland. The company’s substantial investment has enabled the launch of the new A600 […]

    Ainsworth expects flat annual profit for 2015 financial year

    Gaming machine supplier Ainsworth Game Technology announced that it expects a flat annual profit for the 2015 financial year. The company says its full year net profit after tax, to be announced on August 18, is likely to be inline with the fiscal 2014 figure of $61.6 million. Total revenue for fiscal 2015 is expected […]
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    Gaming manufacturers adapt to mass reality

    Macau, once known as a premier gaming destination for high-roller gamblers, has been shifting its weight towards mass gamblers and that change is being reflected in trends on the casino floor. Elsewhere in Asia, gaming jurisdictions are also seeing similar changes and gaming manufacturers are tweaking their product lines to better suit the times.

    Politics muddy Australian waters

    It’s not the first time we’ve had cause to write about the impact of politics on Asia’s gaming industry and it’s unlikely to be the last. This time politics are casting a shadow over Australia, where attitudes towards gambling appear to be hardening. The recent election has strengthened the position of a hardline anti-gambling crusader, who may now have a much stronger voice.