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AE Summer Sweepstakes - Congratulations to our Lucky Locations!

If you haven’t heard yet – Accel Entertainment held a huge $50,000 giveaway this summer and we couldn’t be more thrilled to announce that over 1,100 ...

How to Prepare for Legal Slot Machines in Chicago (Especially if You’re a Business Owner)

It’s been the talk of the town for years now – when is video gaming coming to Chicago?  While there are no plans in the immediate future to authorize ...

The Changing Landscape of Non-Traditional Slot Machine Businesses

When the Illinois Video Gaming Act first became law back in 2009, it provided for certain traditional establishments to qualify for video gaming – ...

How to Develop a Marketing Internship Program at Your Business

Are you constantly looking for more hours in the day to get things done? As a small business owner, that is an all too common challenge, especially ...

How I Spent My Summer as a Marketing Intern at Accel Entertainment

First a word from the Accel Digital Team: We were so thrilled to have worked with Jordan this summer. His contributions to the Digital Marketing team ...

Flooring for the Gaming Area in your Small Business

Flooring isn't always a top priority when designing a new space or upgrading an existing business, but it can have a big effect on how comfortable ...

Sports Betting in Illinois: What You Need to Know

The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, also known as PASPA or the Bradley Act, was a law that outlawed sports betting in the ...

ILLINOIS GAMING MARKET

COMPLIANCE UPDATES, SLOT MACHINE TERMINOLOGY AND HOW TO OPTIMIZE GAMING IN YOUR BUSINESS

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes…What You Need to Tell Your Slot Provider

It’s inevitable that you will face changes in your business at some point in time. It’s imperative that you know what kind of information is ...

What You Need to Know About Your Slot Machine Go-Live Appointment

It’s the day you’ve been waiting for – the day when your machines are powered up and ready to entertain your customers! It’s probably been a long ...

Gambling Markets Similar to Illinois Gaming

When it comes to gambling, there’s no place quite like Illinois. In states that have more than one kind of legal gambling, either casinos or a ...

How to Start a Video Gaming Business From Scratch

As with any other business, getting a licensed video gaming establishment in Illinois off the ground requires an investment. But when you’re starting ...

What You Need To Know About Slot Machine Marketing in Illinois

Since the Video Gaming Act became law in 2009, the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) has allowed more than 6,600 Illinois establishments to offer video ...

4 Ways a Business Can Make the Most of a Video Gaming Area

In the earliest days of video gaming in Illinois, getting patrons to play was largely just a matter of setting up the machines in your location. The ...

What Should You Look For in a Terminal Operator?

At this point, you’ve probably already done some research to see if video gaming is right for your business. The next major step (once you’ve decided ...

DRIVING TRAFFIC

HOW TO ATTRACT CUSTOMERS TO YOUR BUSINESS AND YOUR SLOT MACHINES

Flooring for the Gaming Area in your Small Business

Flooring isn't always a top priority when designing a new space or upgrading an existing business, but it can have a big effect on how comfortable ...

AE Summer Sweepstakes Kicks Off with a $50,000 Giveaway

We're thrilled to announce the first of many sweepstakes to come for Accel locations. The AE Summer Sweepstakes kicks off today at participating ...

Accel Gaming Feature: Zen's Gaming Chalet in Troy

 We're always on the hunt for unique ways to attract players to local gaming establishments, so we were thrilled to feature Zen's Gaming Chalet in ...

9 Ways to Get Your Slot Machine Patron's Email Addresses

  Many businesses have a difficult time obtaining their patrons email addresses. Don’t worry, we have nine easy ways you can finally get their email ...

5 Ways to Get the Word Out About a Promotion at Your Gaming Location

  No matter what type of business you run, promotions are always a great way to drive more traffic to your business. Whether you are offering a ...

How Groupon Can Help Your Slot Machine Business

  Groupon is a commission-based middleman worldwide e-commerce marketplace that links subscribers with local businesses. The name is a combination of ...

Email Marketing for Video Gaming Businesses

Have you ever thought of promoting your business through an email marketing campaign? There are many benefits of email marketing, but there are some ...

SOCIAL MEDIA

SOCIAL MEDIA AND HOW TO USE IT TO MARKET YOUR BUISNESS

Ideal Time for Your Gaming Location to Post on Social Media

If you’ve ever wondered when you should be posting on your social media accounts for your video gaming business, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, the ...

Facebook for Business 101: Getting Started with a Business Page

History of Facebook If you’re not already familiar with Facebook, it’s a social media website that was created by Mark Zuckerberg in 2004. He created ...

How to Get Started With Yelp in Three Steps and Increase Revenue

How does an extra $8,000 of revenue sound to you? According to a Boston Consulting Group Survey, that’s the average revenue per year that small ...

6 Free or Cost-Effective Google Tools That Can Help Your Business

When you start researching tools from Google that can help businesses, you’ll quickly find that you can go down a fairly deep rabbit hole. There are ...

Setting Up a Twitter Account for Your Small Business in 12 Steps

So, have you decided to take the plunge and set your business up with a Twitter account?   Great! Here are step-by-step directions on how to create ...

How One Video Gaming Location Dominates their Social Media Presence

The Digital Team at Accel is always perusing location’s social media and websites because that’s what you do when you’re passionate about the ...

How to Use Instagram for Your Business in the Slot Machine Industry

You've mastered Facebook. Maybe you've dabbled in Twitter. You might be thinking, why do I need another social media platform to reach customers of ...

ACCELIVERSARIES

SEE OUR LATEST BLOG POSTS ABOUT LOCATIONS CELEBRATING ACCEL ANNIVERSARIES

Reel Success: Acceliversaries September 10-23, 2018

  We love to celebrate our video gaming locations! This is our weekly feature where we’ll be celebrating locations’ yearly anniversary with Accel ...

Reel Success: Acceliversaries August 27 -September 9, 2018

  We love to celebrate our video gaming locations! This is our weekly feature where we’ll be celebrating locations’ yearly anniversary with Accel ...

Reel Success: Acceliversaries August 13-26, 2018

  We love to celebrate our video gaming locations! This is our weekly feature where we’ll be celebrating locations’ yearly anniversary with Accel ...

Reel Success: Acceliversaries July 30 - August 12, 2018

We love to celebrate our video gaming locations! This is our weekly feature where we’ll be celebrating locations’ yearly anniversary with Accel ...

Reel Success: Acceliversaries July 16-29, 2018

We love to celebrate our video gaming locations! This is our weekly feature where we’ll be celebrating locations’ yearly anniversary with Accel ...

Reel Success: Acceliversaries July 2-15, 2018

We love to celebrate our video gaming locations! This is our weekly feature where we’ll be celebrating locations’ yearly anniversary with Accel ...

Reel Success: Acceliversaries June 18-July 1, 2018

We love to celebrate our video gaming locations! This is our weekly feature where we’ll be celebrating locations’ yearly anniversary with Accel ...

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