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Elatec’s RFID provides efficient player protection with Apollo’s slot machines

In the Czech Republic, a new regulation on gambling has been in effect since January 1, 2017. Players must register with the operator, who has to ensure that players take a break of at least 15 minutes for every two hours of playing time.
There are also now limits on winnings and losses at the slot machines. These changes presented new challenges for Apollo Games, a well-known Czech company specialised in the development and manufacturing of slot machines.
Challenges

The RFID reader/writer must be compatible with all standard card systems in the market – including contact-based smart cards.
The reader must have a slot and be capable of recognising the card’s insertion and removal.
The reader must have a USB or RS232 interface.

Solutions
The Czech slot machine manufacturer has developed an innovative solution for player identification based on the RFID reader/writer TWN4 MultiTech SmartCard from ELATEC. The box with the integrated TWN4 MultiTech SmartCard reader for…