The Gold Standard

Remarkable Quality

Gold Rush Gaming has the highest quality of service and games in the video gaming industry. As a Licensed Terminal Operator, we strive to offer the best for our clients.

Excellent Service

We pride ourselves on our excellent team of service technicians, sales staff, marketing team and support services. Gold Rush Gaming’s team works as one unit to provide excellent service in the video gaming and video poker industry.

Honesty & Integrity

Honesty & Integrity are at the top of our list for Gold Rush Gaming’s performance and relationships. We work with the utmost respect for our establishments and we conduct business in high regard of business ethics. As a Licensed Terminal Operator in Illinois, we know how important it is to present business with honesty & integrity.

For over 30 years, founders Rick and Alisa Heidner have served the Chicagoland area as experienced and proven business owners in the amusement and cash handling industries. Both Rick and Alisa are very involved in charitable organizations including Shelter, Inc. and the Anthony Rizzo Foundation.

As a fully Licensed Terminal Operator, we are eligible to execute location agreements. We pay for all the equipment, installation and service. You need only provide the space and begin earning revenue with gaming.

Meet some of the Gold Rush Gaming Team

Alisa Heidner - Owner
Ron Bolger - Director of Operations
Glenn Leonard - Director of Security/Compliance
George Lange - Director of Sales
Curtis Takiguchi - Director of Licensing/Finance
Ron Hayes - Tech Support
email coming soon
- Operations Assistant
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Jason Jensen - General Manager, Sterling Office
Rick Schaefer - General Manager, Bartonville office

License Help

Gold Rush Gaming will help you get through the licensing process to help you begin earning the most revenue in live video slots and video poker. It is a seamless process and Gold Rush Gaming will take you through it step by step.


Our marketing department is expansive and works to tailor make campaigns based on individual establishment's needs. We offer traditional marketing, point of sale marketing, online marketing, social media marketing and mobile marketing. When you sign up with Gold Rush Gaming, you will receive the most exposure possible to draw gamers to your establishment.


Gold Rush Gaming offers the best machines in the video gaming industry. As a licensed terminal operator, we have selected the best there is to offer for video slots and video poker. We work with Bally, WMS, Spielo and IGT on receiving their top of the line games and bring them to our clients.

"We have great revenue with our Gold Rush machines. Gold Rush has provided excellent service for us and they geared us up quickly." -Nick, KJ's Bistro