Nevada Gaming Commission Gives Final Approval to Competition Interactive’s Slot Machine with a Steering Wheel, Running Rich Reels

LA VEGAS, January 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — About December 22n/a, 2022, Competition Interactive’s Running Rich Reels slot game has received final unanimous approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission. Competition Interactive aims to disrupt the world of casino gaming with its social, competitive and hybrid skill-based games, which can now be enjoyed in Vegas casinos including New York, New York and the STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod.

Positively received by operators and gamers for its interactivity, high-end graphics and innovative gameplay. The chance/skill hybrid game is the world’s first and only slot game with a steering wheel that allows players to use their skills in an arcade-style race to determine bonus payouts. This unique arcade-style racing experience will allow players to drive for cash on 6 fairy tale themed courses with a modern twist.

the Vegas Gaming-based startup Competition Interactive delivers social, competitive, and skill-based entertainment on land and online with next-gen game designs. Paul Steelman, leading casino architect and CEO of Competition Interactive, and Keith Winters, a digital media and animation veteran, lead the team. In addition, the small team is made up of Robert QuinonesSenior Software Engineer, Roland Lavalleechief hardware engineer, and Connie Stafford, Chief Compliance Officer. Paul and Keith grew the business because of their visionary casino expertise and passion for evolving the casino gaming experience.

Like a Vegas game manufacturer, we are thrilled to have brought the first ever racing game to the casino industry. We are closer to merging the world of land-based casino games with the world of interactive video games. Now is the time for next-gen gambling,” says Keith.

“I’ve always loved this Stan Fulton (RIP) and Randy Adams created with the Wheel of Gold, now the Wheel of Fortune Slot Machine. Why couldn’t the bonus be a video game driving experience? Keith Winters and I created and funded Running Rich, the first slot to feature a video driving game bonus. It has been successfully evaluated in Nevada and California and has received Nevada Control Board and Commission approvals. We can feel the excitement of the ride to come,” says Paul.

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Competition Interactive is an innovative game maker changing the world of casino gaming one experience at a time. They bring the familiarity of arcade and console style video games to the exciting casino environment.

Based at Vegas, Competition Interactive was born out of a love of game design and a passion to evolve the casino gaming experience. It’s a team of gamers, designers, artists, developers, engineers, and entrepreneurs who bring years of gaming experience to the company. Competition Interactive is dedicated to “Changing the Game” and strives to modernize the industry.

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