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GameCo wants to shake things up. They were the first to develop a Video Game Gambling Machine (VGM) that turns arcade-style games into something that lets you win your money back – if you’re good enough.
Australian gambling operators are expressing interest in a new style of “skill-based” machines more like video games that are marketed at younger punters who are unlikely to play the traditional, push-button pokies.
Blaine Graboyes is the CEO at GameCo, a company that is trying to modernise and add some excitement to casino floors the world over with its Video Game Gambling Machines (VGMs).
Blaine helped create and launch GameCo in 2015 – though for the past 20 years, he has been producing video games and constantly flexing his creativity with a wide variety of platforms. He’s also worked with mobile and specialty technology like set-top TV and DVD systems. He believes so deeply in GameCo that he helped self-fund the concept with his partners for two years.
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