TORONTO, June 1, 2020 –Passport Technology, the leading provider of casino cash access services internationally, announced today the launch of its CashValet® cash access service and ACM OwlTM ATM solution at all four Pure Canadian Gaming properties throughout Alberta. Passport’s Technology self-service platform not only provides convenience to patrons and operational efficiencies to the casino, it will play an important role in social distancing within COVID-19 planning criteria.
Passport Technology’s CashValet PCI-DSS Level 1, P2PE-certified solution, and cloud-based application not only facilitates approval authorization and quick cash access, it provides operators real-time management of the transaction cycle tailored to the casino requirements, patrons and VIP guests with an enhanced experience dedicated to providing quick and easy transactions, and both with the leading internationally recognized customer support. Custom built with the latest peripherals to meet the demands of the high-traffic casino environment, while deploying a best-in-class user interface, Passport’s ACM Owl is the most advanced ATM offered in Canadian casinos to date.
“We’re excited to be working with Pure,” states Kurt Sullivan, President of Passport Technology. “Passport’s suite of products and solutions are designed to be secure, robust, promote responsible gaming, and promote more cash to the floor. We look forward to contributing towards the overall success of Pure and providing guests in the region with the best possible experience.”
As Alberta Canada’s largest and longest operating casino organization, Pure Canadian Gaming consists of four properties: Pure Casino Edmonton, Pure Casino Yellowhead, Pure Casino Calgary, and Pure Casino Lethbridge. Pure Canadian Gaming chose Passport Technology for their innovative technology and expertise in the cash access space.
“Passport Technology’s cash access solutions play an integral part in today’s unprecedented demand for contactless services,” states Helen Bowditch, VP of International Development for Passport Technology. “The need for robust, self-service solutions catering to the demand of public safety and ease of use will continue to grow as businesses begin to reopen to the public. Personal safety and social distancing continue to be of increased importance, and is an issue that Passport takes seriously and strives to address.”
Passport Technology, Inc. is a leading developer of technology-based products and services for the highly regulated payments, gaming, and financial services markets. The company’s portfolio includes attended payment kiosks, cash access systems, server and web-based analytic technology, agnostic application management systems, and interactive content and services in over 50 casino properties internationally.
Passport Technology is recognized as the winner of the Global Regulatory Awards 2018 and 2019 Compliance Payment Service or Solution Provider of the Year.
About Pure Canadian Gaming
Founded in 1973, PURE Canadian Gaming is the largest casino operator in Alberta. Based in Edmonton, Alberta, Pure operates casinos in Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge operating 3000 slot machines, 110 table games, 50 poker tables, and 90 VLTs along with associated food and beverage and entertainment offerings open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. PURE employs 1100 staff, the majority of whom are gaming and food and beverage staff.
In May 2011, Pure was acquired from the estate of the Company’s founder by ONCAP, the mid-market private equity platform of Onex Corporation. ONCAP was attracted to Pure Canadian Gaming’s leading market position, regional diversification, and strong cash flow characteristics, in a stable and highly regulated sector with significant barriers to entry. ONCAP, in partnership with the Pure team, aims to create value at Pure by enhancing services and products that benefit their customers.