May 21, 2012

BIS²’s software installed to provide advanced gaming analytics

San Diego, CA – BIS² announced today that Riviera Black Hawk Casino has chosen to install BIS²’s multi-award winning BI gaming software to take its operational and customer analytics to a new level.

“We are very excited about the BIS² technology and how it helps identify improvements to our gaming operations and provide new insights to better service our patrons. It provides advanced gaming analytics that really drive our slot floor performance. Additionally, the software enables us to recognize patron preferences and enhance their gaming experience,” stated David Farahi, Executive Vice President of Operations for Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc.

Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. recently acquired Riviera Black Hawk Casino through its subsidiary Monarch Growth, Inc.

“Incredibly, within a day from beginning this installation we saw the first Super Graphic visualizations of our data,” added Farahi.

“We are very pleased to be representing BIS² in this sale with Riviera Black Hawk Casino”, states Jon Zimmerman, President of Casino Business Strategies, a BIS² partner. “I have been in the gaming industry for many years and I see the BIS² technology as highly innovative and essential analytics tool for casino operators today,” added Zimmerman.

“Our new super advanced analytics to identify revenue efficiency from game changes and displacement of revenue is being welcomed as a long awaited market need by many casino operators,” said Andrew Cardno, BIS² CTO. “We use our Super Graphics and other special techniques to present data at a user-level and also in a corporate-style war-room environment to communicate what is really going on in the business,” Cardno added.

BIS²’s gameViz industry solution is a Web 2.0 data visualization BI software solution that allows casino operators to directly interrogate their data without the requirement for ETL, and see the results visually using innovative and powerful Super Graphics. gameViz represents the next generation of advanced data visualization software for strategic, operational, and analytical users of gaming data. It enables users to understand and take action on their gaming data in a new way. Using Super Graphics to view complex data analysis gives the users a better way to understand their data and quickly identify patterns and improvement opportunities.

About Riviera Blackhawk Casino
The Riviera Black Hawk Casino opened in 2000 and is located in Black Hawk, Colorado, approximately 40 miles west of Denver. The property is the first casino encountered by visitors arriving from Denver on Highway 119 and features approximately 32,000 square feet of casino space, 750 slot machines, 8 table games, a 250 seat buffet-style restaurant and a parking structure with approximately 500 spaces. Monarch owns a 1.5 acre land parcel contiguous to the Riviera Black Hawk Casino which can be utilized for future expansion.
Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc., recently acquired Riviera Black Hawk Casino through its subsidiary Monarch Growth, Inc., and also owns and operates the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, a hotel/casino facility in Reno, Nevada.

About BIS²
BIS²’s gaming industry solution, called gameViz™, enables gaming operators to view and analyze big data to provide the vital insights needed to gain a competitive advantage. With BIS²’s Super Graphics™, gaming operators can rapidly adapt to changes by gaining data insights from both within and outside the enterprise. BIS² is an innovative leader in enterprise-ready, standards-based, visually-centric analytics with solutions that reveal the trends and patterns in volumes of operational data so organizations can understand what actions are required now and tomorrow. The BIS² software products have been recognized with multiple awards such as Gaming and Leisure Magazine’s Technology Impact award and their Product Interoperability award and Casino Enterprise Managements Top 10 Slot Floor products to name a few. Other industry specific solutions available from BIS² include airViz™ (for airlines), clubViz™ (for premiere clubs), resortsViz™ (for resort operators), telViz™ (for telcos), insuranceViz™ (for insurance companies), retailViz™ (for retailers), entertainmentViz™ (for entertainment companies), makeViz™ (for manufacturing companies) and moneyViz™ (for financial institutions). For more information, please call 1-877-592-2472 or visit

Veronica Ruffo