It is required that manufacturers sell their products through a distributor. It is in accordance with the gaming rules and regulations.
Companies like AVS that distribute IGT & Spielo, Betson that distribute WMS and Bally sell video gaming terminals (VGT's) to licensed terminal operators (Gold Rush Gaming) for placement in licensed establishments.
LICENSED TERMINAL OPERATOR:
Gold Rush Gaming is a Licensed Terminal Operator that delivers VGT's to licensed establishments as well as a redemption terminal (M3T) to 'go live'. Gold Rush also provides wiring of the machines, redemption terminal cash, comprehensive service and collection. Gold Rush also distributes the profits to establishment owners as soon as possible.
Establishments that have a liquor pouring license and are within a municipality that is opted-in for gaming. Bar, restaurants, truck stops, cafes, hotels, some liquor stores and veterans/fraternal organizations are all great examples.