Sightline Payments and Konami Gaming are teaming up to bring cashless gaming solutions to Resorts World Las Vegas through Sightline’s Play + digital payment technology and Konami’s SYNKROS casino management system, according to a press release.
The partnership will be a crucial part of what the release called “the world’s most technologically advanced casino experience,” with cash being an optional form of payment throughout the sprawling campus. Sightline and Konami have developed a digital payment experience on the Resorts World Las Vegas mobile app that enables digital connections to slots and table games and replenishes their digital wallets in the event of a breach.
“Our industry needs to modernize its payments infrastructure to keep up with consumer preferences, and this partnership provides customers with the same seamless digital payment convenience they enjoy in most retail and hospitality verticals,” Sightline co-CEO Joe Pappano said in the statement. “The ecosystem we are bringing to life at Resorts World Las Vegas with Konami and our other partners there shows a level of collaboration the industry has never seen before and will serve as a hallmark for other operators who adopt the technology. cashless. “
Konami Gaming Executive Vice President and COO Tom Jingoli said in the statement that SYNKROS “consistently delivers state-of-the-art convenience and integration to customer touchpoints throughout the resort, and all of this. is taken to a new level in partnership with Sightline. With the success of this launch, customers can enjoy all the benefits of fast and transparent rewards and cashless betting. “
Sightline Payments co-founder and executive vice president Omer Sattar told PYMNTS in August that the company’s planning years behind a vision for cashless casinos have become a reality as the pandemic continues to spread.
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Sattar said he expects to see at least 100 casinos in the United States that will be at least partially cashless by the end of 2022 and that number will increase to 50% to 75% of all casinos in the United States. here three years.