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CPI Wins Trifecta with Pearl River Resort

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All three Pearl River casinos specify combination of SC Advance and EASITRAX Web to drive newfound operational efficiencies

Malvern, PA, September 30, 2014After converting its entire fleet of 3,100 games, Pearl River Resort is now operating exclusively with CPI products across its three Mississippi casinos.  The upgrade to SC Advance note acceptors and EASITRAX Web occurred in June and took less than one week to complete.  Product performance, and the opportunity to improve operational efficiencies, influenced the Resort’s decision to specify CPI.

Prior to the changeover, Pearl River utilized an assortment of note acceptors from several different manufacturers.    “Maintenance was a challenge, and the variety kept us from achieving a desirable state of efficiency,” said Kristine McMillan, slot manager.   “We knew there had to be a better way, and with CPI we found the answer.

“The SC note acceptors are more reliable – the increased uptime and acceptance make a difference for us and our players.  And with EASITRAX Web, we now have a complete view of how our note acceptors are performing, so we can manage our floors – and our cash – quickly and easily.  We’re very impressed with the reports we’ve been able to create to really drill down into this data.”

The combination of EASITRAX Web and SC Advance allows Pearl River to manage their assets from the slot floor to the back room.  SC Advance is part of the SC family of note acceptors that has achieved an installed field base of nearly one million units in the Gaming industry alone.  More than 150,000 of those units are coupled with EASITRAX Soft Count, the integrated hardware/software cash management system that facilitates efficiencies across operations.

EASITRAX Web, a new software extension for EASITRAX Soft Count, provides a value-added alternative to the standard software package.  Data collected in the SC acceptor head can still be used to assist with the drop process, simplify asset evaluation and conduct preventative maintenance programs.  EASITRAX Web simply makes it easier to import that data, and convert it into reports, from anywhere in the world with secure intranet access – and with EASITRAX Web, those reports can now be customized to highlight the most important metrics.

“CPI develops products and extensions with the intent to help our customers become more efficient and profitable, and we continuously work toward finding new ways to increase the value we provide,” said Eric Fisher, CPI president of Gaming.  “EASITRAX Web is a great example of this, and we’re pleased that it’s helped Pearl River achieve its operational goals.  We look forward to providing casino management with further support and assistance as their needs evolve.”

About Pearl River Resort

Pearl River Resort is the Southern United States' first comprehensive luxury gaming resort. Pearl River Resort’s portfolio of assets includes Silver Star Hotel & Casino, Golden Moon Hotel & Casino, Dancing Rabbit Golf Club, and Geyser Falls Water Theme Park located in Choctaw, Mississippi and Bok Homa Casino located in Sandersville, MS.

The Silver Star and Golden Moon Casinos feature two exciting hotel/casinos with approximately 2,400 slot machines, 59 table games, 1,074 hotel rooms, Phillip M’s award-winning steakhouse, a sports bar and grill and a variety of other dining options, a full service spa, retail offerings and live entertainment. Also featured is Dancing Rabbit Golf Club with two championship golf courses and Geyser Falls Water Park. Bok Homa Casino is the latest addition to Pearl River Resort featuring over 750 slot machines and a quick-serve eatery.

About CPI

Crane Payment Innovations (CPI) is part of Crane Co., a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products (NYSE:CR). CPI provides a full range of unattended payment solutions for Gaming, Retail, Transportation, Vending and Financial Services applications. CPI is built upon the technological heritage and market expertise of the NRI, CashCode, Telequip, Money Controls and, most recently, MEI and Conlux brands. 

CPI works in partnership with valued customers to enhance its portfolio of high-quality payment solutions – from coin and bill processing to cashless systems and asset management software.

CPI is headquartered in Malvern, PA with additional offices, manufacturing facilities, distribution and service centres worldwide. The company holds one of the world’s largest installed bases of unattended payment systems.  For more information, visit www.CranePI.com.