LAS VEGAS -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Konami Gaming, Inc., one of the largest designers and manufacturers of slot machines and casino management systems, is pleased to announce the completion of a licensing agreement with Hasbro, Inc. and Hasbro International, Inc. whereby Konami has the rights to design and manufacture slot machines using the popular Dungeons & Dragons brand.
According to Ross O’Hanley, vice president of domestic game sales at Konami Gaming, Inc., “We are proud to partner with Hasbro, one of the world’s leading toy and game manufacturers, to bring the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) brand to the gaming industry. D&D® is an iconic brand known for capturing the imagination of its fans through its seemingly limitless cast of characters, engaging stories and vast worlds. We plan to utilize those attributes to create a diverse product line which appeals to a wide variety of slot players.”
Mark Blecher, senior vice president of digital media & gaming at Hasbro, added, “Dungeons & Dragons is known for delivering entertaining experiences across a variety of platforms, and we are pleased to be partnering with Konami to bring D&D fans yet another expression of the brand through casino gaming.”
Steve Sutherland, chief operating officer at Konami Gaming, Inc., explained, “Konami is very particular about the brands we choose to license. In Hasbro, we found a collaborative partner with a shared vision of product development. Therefore, we are excited about working with Hasbro to create gaming products that leverage the robust nature of Dungeon & Dragons and reflect the Konami brand.”
For more information about Konami Gaming, Inc., visit www.konamigaming.com.
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