Sega Sammy Creation has announced that its baccarat-themed electronic gaming machines have gone live at the Okada Manila casino, representing their first expansion into the Philippine gaming market.
“We are extremely happy to have the opportunity to expand into the Philippines, which is one of the most sophisticated and advanced gaming markets in the world,” stated the head of the Asia sales division, Masahiro Kurosaki. “We believe that the baccarat title that is getting rave reviews in Macau will also do well with players in the Philippines, and we also have plans to bring our unique video slot library into the market as well.”
Last September, Sega Sammy announced the installation of its first slot titles in Macau, using the Genesis Star upright cabinet, and said at that time that it was optimistic about the future of its slot games in the Asian market.
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