JCM in the News
Walls of Fame
GGB Magazine | June 25, 2023
The video wall at Choctaw Casino & Resort changes with the hours of the day, deepening from daylight to dusk to nightfall, and also changing with the seasons. The attraction called the Link features a setting of flora, fauna and fantasy, including true-to-life woodland creatures who casually come and go from the glen, drawing viewers into their digital world. Animals and other features rise unexpectedly, leaving visitors with a sense of wonder and an eagerness to see more.
The Coming of Cashless
GGB Magazine | April 26, 2023
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the keynote speaker at the annual Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas in 2019, used a compelling prop to make a compelling point to the audience. Christie noted that his 26-year-old investment banker son “doesn’t have this,” as he took out a well-stocked money clip.
JCM Global Shortlisted for Casino Supplier of the Year Asia-Pacific
Global Gaming Awards | April 6, 2023
JCM Global is a leader in transaction and payment technologies. The company has been serving the global gaming industry for decades. Its bill validators are trusted by casino operators in Australia, Macau and beyond. The company’s thermal printers which can print TITO and promotional tickets, as well as various wager tickets, are amongst the fastest, most advanced and efficient on the market.
Digital Signage Brings New Attractions to Casino Floors – and Ceilings
CDC Gaming Reports | March 10, 2023
On paper, the new showpiece at JACK Thistledown Racino sounds like a challenging race course, with its 90-degree turn followed by convex and concave curves. It’s actually a huge sports ticker, with a screen 2 feet tall and 96 feet long. It also provides a prime example of what signage experts call “dynamic content” designed to attract and motivate customers.
Popular FUZION System is Adding Cashless Module
CDC Gaming Reports | March 10, 2023
JCM continues to innovate on its FUZION technology, a pioneering system solution that builds on its bill validation and printing foundation to take casinos to the next level. That advancement will be showcased at the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention in San Diego at the end of March. In January, the world leader in transaction and payment technologies launched its 2.0 version of FUZION. By the summer, it will launch its 2.1 version that includes a cashless module, said Chris Blevens, JCM’s product manager of systems. FUZION has been deployed for three years, and this marks the first major update to it, he noted.
Incredibly Successful Year 2022 and a Growing 2023 for JCM Global
SoloAzar | January 17, 2023
“Some highlights included our signing a master supply agreement with Caesars Entertainment, Inc.” commented Dave Kubajak, SVP of Sales, Marketing & Operations at JCM Global during the interview SoloAzar made to talk about the performance of last year and the expectations of the 2023. The company is a leader in creating innovative and award-winning automated transaction solutions for diverse industries. It offers a wide range of automated transaction solutions with a focus on providing the best end user experience for all payment technologies.
Market Trends Supplier Views – JCM Global
G3 Newswire | December 1, 2022
Our focus at G2E is fixed on our core products: bill validation, cash handling and TiTo, which we have been doing for a very long time. JCM brought bill validation into the industry in the 1980s and helped to design TiTo in the early 2000s. If you go back 10 years, JCM showed one of the first cashless systems at G2E, based upon our technology from Japan.
Paying It Forward
GGB Magazine | November 29, 2022
Here’s the sector that literally pays. Perhaps nowhere has the gaming industry met customer demand better than in payment options. Innovation spans several realms over the years—from payment access to funding methods, from mobile to wallets—all timely unveiled to match escalating customer demand.
Cashless Technology is ready. Are you?
The TribalHub Podcast | November 7, 2022
Chris Blevens, Product manager with JCM Global and Chris Justice, President with Global Payment, panelist at the TribalNet 2023 session titled “Cashless – technical and strategic”. sat down with TribalHub’s Michelle Bouschor and discussed all things cashless! From the advantages of being an early adopter, to tips on how to start preparing your team, to deciding who should be involved in the planning and implementation of a cashless system at a casino property, this conversation will help you measure you readiness for bringing cashless technology to your casino property.
25,000 Descend on G2E Las Vegas
iNTERGAMINGi | November 3, 2022
Payam Zadeh, general manager EMEA and managing director UK at JCM Global, said: “This show is busier than we expected. There is so much interest but at the moment supply chain problems are making product delivery more difficult. We are hoping that the situation will improve over the next year or so.” The company showcased transaction and automation solutions for the modern casino industry, including new mobile payment technology, its newest solution for table game security as well as the latest count room solution from its partner CPS.
JCM Global strives to bring new technology to the gaming industry and at G2E we introduced our iVERIFY system
Yogonet Gaming News | November 3, 2022
G2E’s return to its pre-pandemic attendance levels has been welcomed by the gaming industry, eager to see the major gambling event become a frenzy of activity once again. Among the companies that were present at the latest edition of the expo was JCM Global, with the automated transaction solutions provider’s team taking the opportunity to see old industry contacts and clients; bring new products and technologies to the market; and much more. Yogonet talked with David Kubajak, SVP of Sales, Marketing, and Operations at JCM Global, about his main takeaways from the event, the latest solutions showcased by the company, and what’s next in industry technology in an exclusive interview.
AGEM, AGA, JCM Global Present $180,000 Check to ICRG
Indian Gaming Magazine | October 13, 2022
LAS VEGAS, NV – Representatives from AGEM, the AGA, and JCM Global presented a $180,000 check to the International Center for Responsible Gaming (ICRG) during G2E. The money was raised at the 23rd annual AGEM & AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global. To date, the event has raised nearly $2.5 million to support the ICRG and its research into problem gambling.
A Leader in Automation Solutions for Casinos
CDC Gaming Reports | September 23, 2022
JCM’s engineers are pioneering automation solutions for casinos to help the industry in the modern era. Whether you’re facing labor shortages, budget limitations, processing constraints, or a combination, automation is the answer you’ve been waiting for, and JCM Global has leading automation solutions for the modern casino industry, according to Cliff Buckley, director of sales and business development.
Mobile IO and Other Tools Make Going Cashless Easy
CDC Gaming Reports | September 23, 2022
Twenty-first century technology has made it possible to have the world at your fingertips with a hand-held communication device that hundreds-of-millions of people from around the globe carry with them wherever they go. Conducting business, completing financial transactions, and making purchases merely touch the surface of what can be done at the touch of a finger, and how, in a relatively short period of time, such conveniences are for the most part taken for granted.
JCM Global Offers Robot Cash Count Room for Casinos
GGR Asia | September 16, 2022
JCM Global says it is responding to the casino sector’s labour and budget challenges in a post-pandemic business environment, by offering an automated cash count room for land-based gaming operators. The financial-technology company’s ICB ASAP product (pictured) is an acronym for ‘Intelligent Cash Box with Automated Secure Asset Processing’. JCM Global describes it as a network of four industrial-grade robots and industry-standard automation equipment that operates in a single secure automation unit and meets all robotic safety requirements.
Mobile Payments, Table Games and Count Room Solutions
GGB Magazine | September 11, 2022
JCM Global and its partners are the industry leaders in cash management and automation solutions across the entire casino floor, from the cage to the count room. JCM’s spirit of innovation continues to propel the gaming industry forward, and in Booth 4039 at G2E 2022, JCM will showcase transaction and automation solutions for the modern casino business industry, including mobile payment technology, table game security and the most recent count room solutions from its partner, CPS.
BLE Mobile I/O
GGB Magazine | September 11, 2022
Now there’s another convenient way for casino gamers to play thanks to JCM’s new BLE Mobile I/O technology, the latest innovation from the engineers at JCM Global. BLE is an acronym for “Bluetooth Low Energy,” and the BLE Mobile I/O device is an internal module that enables contactless transactions at any EGM.
A Customized Technology Roadmap for Today and Tomorrow
The Drop | July 26, 2022
Technology and consumer preferences are moving faster than ever, and that makes it more important than ever for casinos to have a partner they can trust to develop a technology roadmap that will be effective for them today and in the future. JCM Global® (JCM) is known worldwide for developing lasting partnerships with its customers. Connecting, listening, and partnering define JCM’s culture and mission to find meaningful solutions for its customers. Those meaningful solutions help casinos of all sizes enhance their guest experience, increase efficiencies, and boost security at their properties.
JCM Global Selects Analog Way Picturall Twin Media Server For LED Installations At Oklahoma’s The Grand Casino
Live Design Online | June 1, 2022
Analog Way’s Picturall Twin Compact Mark II media server is driving two very unique LED installations at The Grand Casino Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Las Vegas-based JCM Global® (JCM), digital signage provider for the project, selected the Picturall Twin to deliver pixel to pixel performance of custom-resolution content displayed 24/7 in the resort’s Grand Hallway and the Grand Buffet restaurant.
JCM Global Partners with Cassida Pro on Cash Processing for Gaming Industry
Yahoo Finance | April 19, 2022
ANAHEIM, Calif., April 19, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cassida Pro is proud to announce that as a part of the company’s partnership with JCM Global®, the Cassida Pro Zeus will be on display in JCM Global’s booth, #638, during the Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention in Anaheim from April 19-22. As a part of JCM Global’s transaction and payment technology solutions, the company has provided the Cassida Pro Zeus 2-pocket currency discriminator as a cashier assist solution to casinos.
JCM’s Digital Signs Offer ‘Architectural Art’ Throughout Casino
CDC Gaming Reports | April 8, 2022
Anyone who’s struggled with syncing devices or adjusting the TV picture would marvel at the challenge for James “Smitty” Smith’s team at Grand Casino in Shawnee, Okla. Smith, product manager for audio visual at JCM Global, was in charge of a project that called for designing and installing a digital sign 40 feet wide and up to 10 feet high, with the goal of making it look like one gigantic screen mounted on a wall that curves in and out, displaying a variety of changing creative content and resort information.
FUZION Enables Easy Monitoring of Printers and Bill Validators in Real Time
CDC Gaming Reports | April 8, 2022
JCM Global has taken its FUZION technology to a Native American casino in Michigan and looks to further expand its national coverage by the end of 2022. The newest installation is underway at the FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek and should be completed by the end of May, according to Chris Blevens, product manager for JCM Global. A patented technology unique to JCM, FUZION is a live monitoring and management system for all of the printers (GEN5) and bill validators (iVIZION) on a casino floor.
JCM Global NIGA Booth #638
Indian Gaming Magazine | April 1, 2022
Native American and First Nation operations of all sizes can benefit from our CPS count/sort equipment, and at NIGA, we will introduce a new model, the XM-9200, which satisfies the demand from a large banknote handling environment. The XM-9200 supports most worldwide currencies, and there are various possibilities for connectivity. What’s new with the XM-9200 is its expandable modular stacker design that comes with options of 200-note and 500-note capacities.
JCM Global: Providing a Full Technology Roadmap
Asia Gaming Brief | January 31, 2022
In 2022, casinos of all sizes need a true technology partner who can listen to their needs and collaborate with them to develop a roadmap with meaningful solutions that will help the property enhance the guest experience, increase efficiencies, and boost security, today and into the future. While each customer’s needs are unique, JCM Global’s (JCM) technology roadmap starts with its core product suite, which comprises the award-winning iVIZION bill validator, GEN5 Thermal Printer, and ICB Intelligent Cash Box system. These essential tools establish a powerful foundation from which to build a larger technology infrastructure.
‘JCM Remains Hopeful the Industry Will Continue to Strive and Expand This Year’
SoloAzar | January 28, 2022
JCM Global SVP of Sales, Marketing & Operations Dave Kubajak granted an interview to SoloAzar, in which he shared his views on the casino gaming industry, the performance of the firm in 2021 and the expectations for the current year. “We have never stopped investing in new technology,” he affirmed.
As 2022 dawns, experts, operators weigh in on the state of the gaming industry
CDC Gaming Reports | December 28, 2021
Last year’s buzzwords included sports betting, cashless payments, and responsible gaming. Care to predict any trends that may emerge in 2022? Dave Kubajak, JCM SVP of Sales, Marketing & Operations: Omnichannel will be a buzzword in 2022 in terms of how operators will seek to give players a fully integrated gaming and payments experience. Players will be able to go to a casino to play, sit at home and play, or be out and about and play. To do this, casinos will need fully integrated payments solutions that power all three areas.
Putting Customers First
Asia Gaming Brief | December 17, 2021
As the JCM Global team looks back on 2021, our proudest achievements are what we have done for our customers, says Dave Kubajak, senior VP of sales, marketing and operations. Our creative and dedicated global engineering team released innovations that further helped our customers enhance their guests’ experience, increase efficiencies, and boost security.
From the Top: G2E Roars Back
Gaming America | November 15, 2021
More than 13,000 attendees bring the buzz: Michael Bartlett reports as new products signal the future of our industry… JCM Global had a crowd at its booth from the first minute the Expo Hall opened thanks to its ICB ASAP. The acronym stands for intelligent cash box with automated secure asset processing, but in a nutshell, it is a series of robots that take over the tedious task of counting the money that comes to the back of the house from all the various cash boxes on the casino floor.
Innovating for Efficiency
Asia Gaming Brief | November 10, 2021
When JCM Global (JCM) created the innovative ICB Intelligent Cash Box system, it immediately increased efficiencies throughout the drop process by eliminating multiple points of potential human error. Since then, casinos worldwide have benefited from ICB’s advanced capabilities, and the ICB system itself has evolved to include new features such as web reporting and customizable dashboards.
G2E: Systems Take Center Stage at JCM Booth
CDC Gaming Reports | October 5, 2021
JCM Global wants the gaming industry to know it’s more than just a cash-handling company. It’s also one of the largest suppliers of systems in the global casino industry and is showcasing that at G2E. “JCM has always been a quiet company that goes about its business, doesn’t ruffle feathers and keeps working toward the goal of growing and expanding,” said Dave Kubajak, senior vice president of sales, marketing, and operations at the technology transactions company. “And over the last 20 years, JCM has quietly grown into the third largest systems’ company in the gaming industry. Whenever you see companies talking about the number of machines they have under their system management, you think of the big guys, but companies like JCM that operate in the background might not be their first thought.”
JCM: Automating the Count Room
Asia Gaming Brief | October 3, 2021
JCM Global’s (JCM) new and innovative ICB ASAP is the biggest technological advancement to come to the count room since JCM first introduced its ICB system to the industry more than a decade ago. ICB ASAP is an acronym for Intelligent Cash Box with Automated Secure Asset Processing, and it automates the count room, dramatically enhancing productivity in four crucial areas: reducing human contact, strengthening security, improving throughput, and increasing reliability.
JCM Global G2E Preview
Indian Gaming Magazine October 1, 2021
JCM Global brings more than 65 years of innovation to helping First Nation and Native American operators of all sizes create and deploy a technology roadmap designed to enhance the guest experience, boost security, and increase efficiencies across the casino floor and count room. It’s why more than 90% of First Nation and Native American casinos select JCM solutions.
GGB Magazine | September 21, 2021
JCM Global’s new ICB ASAP is the biggest technological advancement to come to the count room since JCM first introduced its ICB Intelligent Cash Box system more than a decade ago. ICB ASAP is an acronym for Intelligent Cash Box with Automated Secure Asset Processing. It automates the count room, enhances productivity, reduces human contact, boosts security, improves throughput, and increases reliability.
JCM and CPS – A Partnership that Drives Productivity
CDC Gaming Reports | September 17, 2021
Helping people increase efficiency is one of JCM Global’s pillars – and its partnership with CPS has taken that commitment to the next level. JCM is a world leader in transaction and payment technologies. Cash Processing Solutions (CPS) is the industry’s only independent global provider of customer focused, end-to-end, data-driven cash management solutions.
ICB ASAP Introduces Robts to the Count Room
CDC Gaming Reports | September 17, 2021
Robots have long been a part of pop culture, from Isaac Asimov’s science fiction novels to the Blade Runner and Terminator movies. Robotics also are an increasingly integral part of the automobile industry, and at companies such as Walmart and Amazon. The gaming industry could be next, with JCM Global’s ICB ASAP revolutionizing the way casino count rooms operate.
Next Stop Vegas
Asia Gaming Brief | September 6, 2021
Dave Kubajak, JCM’s senior vice president of sales, marketing and operations says the company has been grateful to once again gather with customers in person this summer, first NIGA then OIGA, and now G2E Las Vegas is our next stop.
JCM Global Celebrates Women in Leadership
GGB Magazine | September 1, 2021
With more than 90 years of combined experience in their fields, Dana Talich, Karen Carnevale, and Jane Sia comprise nearly half of the executive management team at JCM Global (JCM). Their expertise and experience are a large part of why operators of all sizes rely on JCM.
“Nuestros productos crean un entorno interconectado en un casino”
Revista Casino | August 26, 2021
Luego de haber desempañado un papel integral en el apoyo al objetivo de Resorts World Las Vegas de crear la sala de juegos más avanzada del mundo, Dave Kubajak, vicepresidente senior de Ventas, Marketing y Operaciones de JCM Global, concedió una entrevista exclusiva a Revista CASINO para hablar cómo fue trabajar el proyecto en la nueva propiedad de Las Vegas y de qué manera la compañía se está preparando para G2E 2021.
Driving Efficiencies Through Smart Data
Asia Gaming Brief | August 5, 2021
The FUZION system from JCM Global (JCM) continues to evolve and now has an even greater and more positive impact on real-time peripheral management, boosting the efficiency, security, and profitability of casino operations.
Full-Floor FUZION System Hits all the Right Notes with Hard Rock Sacramento
CDC Gaming Reports | July 9, 2021
Will Provance remembers days when the drop team for the Hard Rock Sacramento casino consisted of only two people. The COVID pandemic had forced the tribal casino, formally known as Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain, to close just four months after its grand opening. Hard Rock reopened two months later. However, a regional labor shortage reduced staffing to bare bones in many instances, including the collection of cash boxes from hundreds of slot machines and table games in use even with social distancing measures.
FUZION Technology Delivers Connection, Data, and Insights in Real Time
CDC Gaming Reports | July 9, 2021
“We’re getting brand new information that even JCM hasn’t seen on a casino level before.” So says JCM’s Product Manager of Systems Chris Blevens, as data and feedback have been pouring in from JCM Global’s (JCM) first floor-wide deployment of its FUZION technology in Northern California. Most recently, the world leader in transaction and payment technologies has launched its next generation FUZION system for Nevada at the newly opened Resorts World Las Vegas.
ICB Intelligent Cash Box System From JCM Global
Gaming America | July 6, 2021
More than 200 casino groups in North America use JCM Global’s ICB Intelligent Cash Box technology on over 270,000 EGMs, and that number continues to grow. The ICB 3 system solution is field-proven to enhance cash and asset management, reduce human errors and increase compliance. This newest version empowers operators with even better, smarter and faster data than ever before. Its new intuitive design streamlines and simplifies cash box collection, saving you time and labor.
Looking for a Post-Pandemic Bounce Back
Asia Gaming Brief | June 10, 2021
JCM Global General Manager Asia Pacific, Ian Payne, said the recovery from Covid in Southeast Asia has been slow. However, JCM hopes that once the pandemic subsides, the region will see the same bounce back due to pent up demand as the U.S. In the meantime it’s helping clients to protect revenue and assets with technology.
JCM Global NIGA Preview
Indian Gaming Magazine | June 1, 2021
For decades, JCM Global has partnered with casinos and other businesses around the world to increase their productivity and operational efficiency, saving them time and money. At NIGA, we will present the latest JCM technologies designed specifically to help operators in their count room. These innovative count/sort solutions from Cash Processing Solutions (CPS) are offered through JCM and include the 7000i, X Range, and V Series.
GGB Magazine | May 25, 2021
In his spare time, Mike Nguyen fiddles with cars, appliances and electronics. When he’s working at JCM, he also fiddles, but with a little more tech savvy. “I’ve always liked to tinker with electronic devices to understand how things work internally,” says Nguyen, a Vietnam native who emigrated with his family to the U.S. at 10.
JCM Floor-Wide at Fire Mountain
Casino International | May 1, 2021
JCM’s FUZION system has been deployed floor-wide at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain in a world-first. We caught up with Will Provance, VP Operations and Assistant General Manager and Mark Birtha, President of this exciting new property.
Frank Floor Talk: Real-Time Rewards
CDC Gaming Reports | April 19, 2021
Evolving slot loyalty systems turn to data analysis and technology to reward players while still at the slots. For 20 years or so after the appearance of the first player tracking systems and slot clubs, rewarding players for their loyalty remained pretty much the same, regardless of which particular tracking system was being employed.
‘COVID Brought an Unexpected Demand for New Technology Solutions’
SoloAzar | April 13, 2021
(Las Vegas, SoloAzar Exclusive).- Since it is marking a year in which everyone, people and companies, had to make a big change in their work and personal routine due to the Covid 19 pandemic, SoloAzar chatted with Dave Kubajak, SVP of Sales, Marketing & Operations at JCM Global, who made an analysis of the situation for both the company and the gaming sector in general.
Sports Betting Operator | March 5, 2021
JCM Global selected Cash Processing Solutions (CPS) as their partner for its cash management software solution and advanced high-speed count/sort equipment. This partnership will boost efficiencies and provide advanced technology to casinos of all sizes in the Americas region. The first X Edge installation in the California market marks an exciting start to the partnership. JCM and CPS have more than 125 years of combined experience in cash management solutions, and together, they now offer an end-to-end cash handling solution for casino gaming.
Frank Floor Talk: Are You Ready for a New $20 Bill?
CDC Gaming Reports | February 16, 2021
Harriet Tubman was born into slavery in 1822 and subject to beatings and whippings by her various master as a child. But she escaped and eventually made some 13 missions to rescue about 70 enslaved people, including family and friends.
FUZION Sets New Standards
Asia Gaming Brief | February 5, 2021
Total casino peripheral management is possible with JCM’s FUZION systems technology. GLI-certified, FUZION is an award-winning breakthrough that sets new standards in security, efficiency, and guest experience. When paired with JCM’s iVIZION bill validator and GEN5 thermal printer, FUZION meets multiple business needs.
GGB Magazine | January 21, 2021
JCM Global’s NFC Mobile IO device is the latest innovation from the world leader in secure transaction gaming solutions. NFC Mobile IO stands for “Near-Field Communication Mobile Input/Output,” and is a small-form-factor network module. The unit is mounted to the front exterior of an EGM, enabling contactless transactions at any EGM operating with JCM’s iVIZION bill validator, GEN5 printer, and FUZION technology.
Frank Floor Talk: New Year’s Wishes
CDC Gaming Reports | January 14, 2021
Here are 10 resolutions wishes I would love to see the industry implement by the end of 2021. Hopefully, these wishes will have more success than my new year’s resolution of “no sweets.” That one failed halfway through Week One.