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July 01, 2017 - PlayMeter Magazine
Cover Story - Through the generations: Sacoa Entertainment
Sacoa’s decades-long business has moved from jukebox street operations to cashless world domination, but at its core it has always been a family operation...... To complete click on cover image.
June 05, 2017 - Replay Magazine
Cover Story - Sacoa and the Playcard System
60-Year-Old Sacoa Got Its Start on the Street with Jukes & Pins; FECs & Changing Technology Has Kept the Global Company Growing As you read this month’s Cover Story, you might be reminded of what’s often described as the “American Dream...
December 16, 2016 - INSTANT REPLAY E-NEWS
Sacoa and Dreamland Get High Praise at IAAPA
Sacoa Playcard Systems was proud to announce that one of their longtime partners, Dreamland FEC in El Salvador, was awarded the prestigious IAAPA Brass Ring Award as the top FEC of the world...
November 08, 2016 - INSTANT REPLAY E-NEWS
Sacoa to Showcase Color-Shot HDT RF Readers
At IAAPA, Sacoa will once again display its line of Color-Shot HDT RF readers, multi-function systems that combine mag stripe and RFID technology with a large, easy-to-read screen. The company will also display the mReader, Sacoa's mobile access...
October 17, 2016 - INSTANT REPLAY E-NEWS
Sacoa/CenterEdge Expand System Integration
CenterEdge has announced increased integration between their Advantage POS system and Sacoa's PlayCard debit system. The initial integration, which was first introduced in 2015, allowed venues to perform a variety of Sacoa-related functions directly
September 26, 2016 - INSTANT REPLAY E-NEWS
Sacoa Teams With Revention for Point of Sale and More
Sacoa's PlayCard system will now be integrated with products from a firm named Revention. This company is a developer of customizable restaurant and entertainment solutions such as point of sale, HungerRush online ordering and Revention Enterprise...
September 22, 2016 - INSTANT REPLAY E-NEWS
Sacoa to Showcase New Readers At EAS
Sacoa is joining the ranks of amusement industry professionals descending on Barcelona this week for IAAPA's Euro Attractions Show (EAS). The company is displaying its latest Color-Shot HDT RF reader, which is...
June 28, 2016 - Replay News
CenterEdge Increases Collaboration With Sacoa
CenterEdge Software has announced that they will be expanding the integration between its Advantage point of sale system and Sacoa's PlayCard system...
March 01, 2016 - Playmeter Magazine
Cover Story - Sacoa Maintains High Standards
This year, Sacoa will celebrate 24 years of supplying revenue management systems for the amusement and leisure industries. The company’s products are widely used in over 1,400 locations and more than 60 countries around the world...
February 16, 2016 - RePlay Magazine Instant E-News
Sacoa/Santikos Finish 8th Collaboration
Sacoa's Playcard System has been successfully installed in several Santikos Theatre locations. Following the completion of the first installation at the chain's The Palladium AVX location in Richmond, Texas, it was deployed at five other Santikos...
November 14, 2015 - RePlay Magazine Instant E-News
Sacoa to Debut Multiple New Products at IAAPA
Sacoa has announced that they'll be displaying several new items at next week's show, including the recently launched Color-Shot HDT RF reader. This is a multi-function card reader that combines dual head magnetic stripe and RFID "Tap to Credit" tech
November 02, 2015 - PlayMeter News
Santikos Theaters select Sacoa
After the successful installation of the Sacoa Playcard System at the first Santikos Theaters, The Palladium AVX in Richmond, Texas, the system is being deployed at five other locations in the state. As in the first Santikos Theater, Sacoa will deplo
October 05, 2015 - RePlay Magazine Instant E-News
Gold Standard/Shelti Teams with Sacoa For Cashless Pool and Air Hockey
Sacoa Debit Card Systems will begin to pre-install its PlayCard System on all air hockey tables and Shelti electronic pool tables manufactured by Gold Standard Games. According to the company, this will result in "savings in both costs an installatio
October 01, 2015 - RePlay Magazine Instant E-News
Sacoa's EZ System's Moving & Grooving
Sacoa Debit Card Systems says its all-in-one EZ System is gaining popularity with smaller and unattended locations, installing it most recently Plainfield Lanes in Illinois and Pinocchio's Pizza in Louisiana...
September 22, 2015 - PlayMeter News
Sacoa continues relationship with PrimeTime Amusements
In line with their long-term business relationship, Sacoa and PrimeTime Amusement continue...
August 13, 2015 - RePlay Magazine Instant E-News
Sacoa's HDT Simplifies Card Roaming Among Multi-Site Locations
Sacoa says it has taken its card roaming service a step further for multi-location customers using their latest ColorShot HDT card readers. Now guests can begin using those cards at a game or attraction simply by swiping their card at any HDT card...
July 06, 2015 - Intergame Magazine
Providing Greater Control for Operators
Sacoa’s systems technologies are helping amusement operators to maximise their earnings, Sebastian Mochkovsky explains Security is clearly an important consideration for today’s amusement operators, but how high up on the list of priorities...
May 22, 2015 - Intergame Online
CenterEdge integrates with Sacoa
CenterEdge Software, a provider of point of sale, online sales and reservations, and ticketing systems for entertainment facilities, is to integrate its Advantage Point of Sale System with the Sacoa PlayCard System. Due to be available in late Augus
May 07, 2015 - PlayMeter News
HangOut opens with Sacoa Playcard System
HangOut, one of India's leading family entertainment centers (FECs), has opened a new location at the Pavilion Mall in Ludhiana, New Delhi, taking advantage of Sacoa´s Playcard System to manage their POS sales as well as their attractions and games..
April 29, 2015 - Replay Magazine E-News
Sacoa Install Playcard in Costa del Sol
Sacoa recently deployed the Playcard system in Costa del Sol, Malaga, one of the largest of Sould Park's 22 facilities across Spain.
April 27, 2015 - Intergame Magazine
Meeting the demand for new technology
Sacoa is providing solutions for a resurgent amusement industry, says Sebastian Mochkovsky Over the last decade, Sacoa’s business in the US has grown significantly. Today, the country accounts for more than half of the Argentina-based debit card...
March 18, 2015 - Replay Magazine E-News
Sacoa Making Headway in 2015
The first two months of 2015 have been extremely busy for Sacoa, with several installations of the Playcard System going on simultaneously in the U.S. Early in January, Sacoa deployed the Playcard System in two Florida locations...
February 25, 2015 - PlayMeter News
F2FEC gets down to business
The Face 2 Face Entertainment Conference (F2FEC) is in full swing today at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix. The Feb. 24-26 event kicked off with a reception and dinner last night. Today is the first day of information exchanges and
February 10, 2015 - PlayMeter News
Pinstack opens first location with Sacoa
Entertainment Properties Group Inc. has opened its first Pinstack location in West Plano, Texas, with the Sacoa PlayCard System to manage attractions and redemption throughout this new 50,000-square-foot flagship dining and entertainment complex...
December 15, 2014 - PlayMeter News
GameWorks partners with Sacoa
The GameWorks national chain of entertainment centers has chosen the Sacoa Playcard System for its recently opened family entertainment center (FEC) in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 26,000-square-foot location features a massive arcade floor filled...
November 28, 2014 - Intergame News
One of the best ever’ for Sacoa
Last week’s IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida, was “one of the best ever,” according to Sacoa’s Sebastian Mochkovsky.
November 10, 2014 - PlayMeter News
Sacoa Playcard to debut new RF reader
During the upcoming International Association of Amusement Parks andAttractions (IAAPA) Expo in Orlando, Sacoa Playcard will present its latest release, the COLOR-SHOT HDT RF reader, a multi-function card reader...
November 03, 2014 - Intergame Magazine
A bright future
Like the vast majority of visitors and exhibitors at IAAPA, Sacoa has one eye on the future... Click on the image to read the article.
October 21, 2014 - Vending Times
GameWorks Las Vegas Is Back; Customers Pay With Sacoa
LAS VEGAS -- GameWorks, the large-scale arcade and restaurant concept that's presently making a comeback, has returned to Las Vegas with an opening in August in the Town Square shopping district, south of the Las Vegas Strip...
October 15, 2014 - PlayMeter News
Sacoa Playcard System at Shake Shoppe Arcade in Orlando
Hershey's Ice Cream Shake Shoppe Arcade and Bowling Center at Orlando's Fashion Square Mall recently opened a new family entertainment center (FEC) with an entrance directly across from the Premiere Cinema 14-movie theater. Besides...
September 25, 2014 - Replay News
N.Y. N.Y. Launches Big Apple Arcade with Sacoa
The New York New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas has officially opened its Big Apple Coaster & Arcade using the Sacoa PlayCard debit system to run attractions and redemption instead of coins and paper tickets. Sacoa said it was chosen by MGM...
August 01, 2014 - Replay News
Sacoa Announces Four Major Installations
Payment technology supplier Sacoa recently added four new partners to their continually growing family of North American locations. These include Go USA Fun Park, Fun Factor Fun Centre, Renaissance Fun Park and...
July 28, 2014 - Interfun Magazine
Click on the cover magazine - Tying together all of the attractions in a family entertainment centre to one payment system is the acceptable option for most locations these days. One of the major suppliers of systems, Sacoa, the Argentine-based...
June 16, 2014 - Replay News
Sacoa Takes Playcard to AAE & Bowl Expo
Debit card supplier Sacoa will exhibit at the Asian Attractions Expo June 17-20 2014 in Beijing, China (booth 1035). The company will showcase its product line. including the latest color shot HDT card reader with new high-definition graphics and...
June 09, 2014 - Replay Magazine
“Complete Solution” for Amusement Operators
Sacoa started as a single FEC in Argentina over 50 years ago and today owns and operates more than 20 locations in South America. In the early 1990s, Sacoa began...
May 01, 2014 - Intergame Magazine
Sacoa chosen for Spanish parks
Sacoa has installed its systems technology at a Sould Park location in Badajoz, Spain, with the same operator also committing to further installations in the future. Speaking at the DEAL show in Dubai in April, the company's Pol Mochkovsky told...
March 05, 2014 - Replay News
Vegas' New York New York Chooses Sacoa
The New York New York Hotel Casino in Las Vegas has chosen Sacoa PlayCard for its newly remodeled Big Apple Coaster & Arcade. Because of a major renovation to the old Coney Island Amusement Emporium, installation is scheduled to begin in early March
March 03, 2014 - Intergame Magazine
Cards and cars... Sacoa
The Middle East has the highest incidence of family entertainment centres using debit card systems anywhere in the world and are few existing operators who do not fully appreciate the potential which these systems offer. The Argentina-based Sacoa,
February 26, 2014 - Replay News
Sacoa Partners with Megma Print-O-Pac
Sacoa PlayCard has partnered with Megma Print-O-Pack of India to represent their debit system in that market. The two companies exhibited together for the first time at the recent IAAPI trade show (Feb. 5-7 in Mumbai) as Megma-Sacoa. Attendees were a
February 17, 2014 - Playmeter News
Sacoa exhibits at IAAPI with Megma Print-O-Pack
Sacoa PlayCard has partnered with Megma Print-O-Pack of India to represent its Debit System in that market. The two companies exhibited together for the first time at the recent IAAPI trade show as Megma-Sacoa. Attendees were able to see the PlayCard
February 12, 2014 - Replay News
Sacoa Announces Facebook Integration
Playcard system developer Sacoa says its Online Sales and Party Booking applications now integrates with Facebook. Both applications can now be accessed from within a Facebook fan page allowing users to interact with them directly from their Facebook
February 11, 2014 - Intergame Newsletter
Switch partners Sacoa for new project
Switch Bowling is working with Playcard system developer Sacoa to integrate the latter’s technology into its terminals. Through this integration, the Switch Bowling terminal can now accept credits stored on a customer’s Playcard as payment, as well
January 31, 2014 - Playmeter News
Sacoa Playcard® teams up with Switch® Bowling
Sacoa Playcard® announced the conclusion of an integration project with Switch® Bowling. Through this integration, the Switch® Bowling terminal can now accept credits stored on a customer's playcard as payment as well as check card balances in real t
January 23, 2014 - Acolap News
Los Proveedores de la Industria son Noticia
Este año Sacoa presenta dos novedades para la industria del entretenimiento. La primera es el nuevo lector ColorShot HDT “Todo en uno”. Se trata de un lector con pantalla color táctil de 3.5 pulgadas, de alta definición, que soporta múltiples imágen
November 25, 2013 - Play Meter News
Finance plan for Sacoa systems
Sacoa PlayCard has partnered with Firestone Financial to offer zero percent financing on purchases of its debit card payment systems. The special program was announced at the recent International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA)
November 18, 2013 - Your Guide News
New products from Sacoa Playcard system at IAAPA
Sacoa the developer of the Playcard system, one of the leading wireless debit card systems designed to control and manage FEC and Amusement Park Facilities is preparing to present new products at this weeks IAAPA show to be held in Orlando, Florida:
September 06, 2013 - Your Guide News
Brian Duke Joins Sacoa’s Sales Team
Sacoa PlayCard announced today that industry veteran Brian Duke has joined their sales team as a new business & marketing consultant for their firm. The Argentina based company was first in amusement to develop a cashless payment system using read on
June 01, 2013 - Intergame Magazine
Sacoa eyes potential in Asia
SACOA’S Sebastian Mochkovsky reported identifying “huge potential” in the Asian market while at the Asia Attractions Expo in Singapore last month? Sacoa presented its Color Shot HD readers at the event, along with its online party booking and online
June 01, 2013 - Intergame Magazine
Intergame - Payment Solution
May 10, 2013 - RePlay Magazine Instant E-News
Sacoa Makes Headway With New Installs
Playcard developer Sacoa recently announced a number of key installations, as well as several future projects. New installations include the Walt Disney Resort Hotel's Shades of Green facility, including 50 games equipped with...
May 02, 2013 - PlayMeter Online Magazine
Sacoa attends DEAL 2013
Sacoa Playcard attended the recent DEAL show in Dubai and displayed its latest color shot HD readers, online party booking, online sales module, and other software. The HD reader was a hit, according to the company. Sabastian Mochkovsky, said...
March 02, 2013 - BCM Magazine
Card Sharks Debit Card Systems Growing In Popularity
How do you know which new trend is worth pursuing? One offering solid possibilities while relying on proven technology is the use of on-site debit card systems. These systems allow customers to load up a card and purchase food, drinks or games.
March 01, 2013 - PlayMeter Online Magazine
FEC Phoenix concludes on high note
FEC Phoenix, the family entertainment center (FEC)-focused conference sponsored by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), held in Scottsdale, Ariz., this week, concluded yesterday with a number of...
December 12, 2012 - PlayMeter Online Magazine
Successful Turkish show for Sacoa; Balo
Sacoa reportedly recently that its last show of the year was better than expected. Sebastian Mochkovsky, Director of Sacoa System, described the event as...
November 26, 2012 - Replay Newsletter
Sacoa Celebrates Success at IAAPA 2012
Sacoa, maker of the PlayCard System, celebrated its 20th anniversary in the debit card business at this month's IAAPA show in Orlando. The firm's Sebastian Mochkovsky said that they did not stop for a minute during those four long days to enjoy their
November 01, 2012 - Replay Magazine
Cover Story - All Keyed Up! Sacoa Celebrates 20 Years of Playcard Growth
Sacoa Marks 20 Years of Playcard Success
October 03, 2012 - PlayMeter Magazine
Cover Story, Sacoa 20 Years serving the amusement industry worldwide!
A sophisticated wireless debit card system designed to manage every activity in an entertainment center was not commonplace 20 years ago. Enter Sacoa, a game changer. The company has roots in the entertainment field that go back 55 years, with the Pl
December 13, 2011 - Your Guide News
Sacoa Playcard System and Ordyx partner to offer a fully integrated POS system
Sacoa POS powered by Ordyx integrates a full restaurant POS with all available debit card system functionalities of the Sacoa Playcard System.
December 01, 2011 - Play Meter Online Magazine
Sacoa partners with Ordyx
Sacoa Playcard System and Ordyx have partnered to offer a fully integrated POS system. Sacoa POS powered by Ordyx integrates a full restaurant POS with all available debit card system functionalities of the Sacoa Playcard System.
November 15, 2011 - Your Guide News
Sacoa Playcard lands new latitudes
Latitude 30, to open in Jacksonville, FL by the end of November 2010, has chosen Sacoa Playcard to manage their operations. The offer of the 50,000 sq. ft. entertainment venue includes state-of-the-art boutique bowling, luxury movie theatres, cutti
August 11, 2011 - Intergame Online Magazine
New installations for Sacoa
Debit card system provider Sacoa is preparing two new installations for the US market. The first, at Kee Wee Entertainment in Florida, due to open next month, features 40 games, half of which are redemption that will be equipped with the wireless Pl
January 10, 2011 - Your Guide News
Sacoa Playcard off to a good start in the US!
Sacoa has started the New Year with the right foot, deploying its wireless system in the ninth location of America's Incredible Pizza Company that has chosen the Playcard System. AIPC is switching over 100 playing positions of the store they recently
November 26, 2010 - Intergame Online
Non-stop show for Sacoa
The IAAPA trade show in Orlando was non-stop negotiations for Sacoa, the Argentine-based developer of the Playcard system for validating games through debit cards and the accompanying management information it secures.
November 11, 2010 - Your Guide News
Next Generation of Touch N' Play readers from Sacoa Playcard to be presented at IAAPA
After the success of the Touch and Play reader introduced in 2009, Sacoa will showcase its upcoming Touch and Play NG (Next Generation) at IAAPA Everyone is invited to check out the cool new audio-visual effects and elegant small-footprint case at o
October 18, 2010 - CoinOP Today
Latest Sacoa Installations
Deployments of the Sacoa Playcard System in Middle East include location Al Dora Amusement Park in Mecca with over 40 playing positions and 25 rides. Two locations in Turkey (Marmaris and Trabzon) that use Sacoa's Color Shot readers for the wireless
August 01, 2010 - Play Meter Online Magazine
Successful opening of Saturn 5 using the Sacoa Playcard System
Sacoa Playcard has installed its true-wireless system in Game Room Superstore Saturn 5, located in the DeSoto Square Mall in Bradenton
April 07, 2010 - CoinopToday.com
Successful e-ticket test and great partnership between Sacoa and America's Incredible Pizza Co.
Sacoa, the leading provider of Debit Card and Point of Sale Systems for the amusement park and family entertainment industry, installed its PlayCard System at America's Incredible Pizza in Davenport. The location has 38,000 sq ft with over 120 games,
April 01, 2010 - Replay Online Magazine
Sacoa Installed at America's Incredible Pizza
Debit card and POS system supplier Sacoa recently installed its PlayCard System at America's Incredible Pizza in Davenport, Iowa. The location covers 38,000 square feet and offers over 120 games plus party rooms, the signature pizza buffet and severa
April 01, 2010 - Play Meter Online Magazine
Sacoa conducts successful e-ticket test with Incredible Pizza Co.
Sacoa has installed its PlayCard System at America's Incredible Pizza Co. (AIPC) in Davenport, Iowa. The location encompasses 38,000 square feet with more than 120 games, party rooms, dining rooms, and its famous pizza buffet with several dining roo
January 01, 2010 - Intergame Online Magazine
Sacoa Touch n' Play at IAAPA
Innovation in debit card systems at Sacoa of Argentina has seen the introduction of the new Touch n' Play unit, launched at the IAAPA trade show in Las Vegas, in November
December 01, 2009 - Replay Online Magazine
Sacoa Presents Touchscreen Debit Card Reader
Debit card system supplier Sacoa has introduced a new, unique touchscreen debit card reader. The new Touch ’n Play display reader introduces one of the most advanced displays on the market, according to Sacoa. Creators of this new reader say it is la
November 01, 2009 - Intergame Online Magazine
Sacoa takes cashless payments to new level
Sacoa Entertainment, the Argentina-based group renowned for its development of the Playcard cashless payment solution, rolled out the world's first touchscreen debit card reader at the IAAPA Attractions Expo last month.
September 01, 2009 - Coin UP Today!
Latest Sacoa Playcard Installations
Following in the footsteps of the 2008 twin deployFollowing in the footsteps of the 2008 twin deployments in El Paso and Memphis, Sacoa Playcard has now installed its true-wireless system in two new locations opened by America's Incredible Pizza Comp
August 03, 2009 - Intergame Online Magazine
More Sacoa Installations
Following in the footsteps of the 2008 twin deployments in El Paso and Memphis, Sacoa Playcard has now installed its true-wireless system in two new locations opened by America's Incredible Pizza Company during the summer of 2009 - Urbandale, Iowa, a
August 02, 2009 - Play Meter Online Magazine
Sacoa Playcard installed at several new locations
Following in the footsteps of the 2008 twin deployments in El Paso and Memphis, Sacoa Playcard has installed its true wireless system in two new locations opened by America's Incredible Pizza Company (AFIC): Urbandale, Iowa (opened July 5), and India
June 02, 2009 - Intergame Online Magazine
Brunswick teams up with Sacoa.
Bowling giant BrunswickBowling giant Brunswick has joined forces with Sacoa to offer a fully-functional interface between Brunswick's Vector Plus Center Network system and the Sacoa Playcard System. The interface has successfully been installed at St
May 01, 2009 - Replay Magazine
Sacoa & Dave and Buster's: 52 locations and counting
Sacoa congratulated its longtime business partner, Dave & Buster's on the successful opening of two new stores in Arlington.
April 01, 2009 - Intergame Magazine (Middle East special issue)
Meeting demands for high quality products
DEBIT card systems are the preferred payment method of FECs in the Middle East. The advantages to any location with more than perhaps 25 pieces of equipment are obvious Apart from taking cash out of the equation, these
April 01, 2009 - Play Meter Magazine
Sureshots Pacts with ICE & Sacoa
Sureshot redemption and game maker ICE have partnered to provide redemption prizes for the popular street version of the Deal or no Deal
March 01, 2009 - Replay Newsletter
Sacoa Tapped for Two New D&B Stores
A customized version of Sacoa's PlayCard System has been tapped for use in Dave & Buster's two newest locations in Arlington, Texas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, which bring the chain up to 52 stores. The Argentine-based Sacoa has for years been the preferre
December 01, 2008 - Sacoa News!
Sacoa replaces Australian debit card system in... Australia!
Sacoa, leading Debit Card and Point of Sales System providers for the amusement and family entertainment industry announced that after an extensive tender and evaluation process they are outfitting Funland Timezone Ulladulla in Australia with the l
December 01, 2008 - Park World Magazine Online
Located 800-metres above the city of Tbilisi, Georgia, Mtatsminda Park has been a popular fun spot for generations and this September moved up a gear with the opening of East Europe’s newest theme park. Two months later, however, the fun came to an a
November 01, 2008 - Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine
It's in the Cards Three Orlando Arcades That Have Gone Cashless
When it comes to video arcades, are tokens and coins becoming outdated? While smaller arcades still require tokens to run their machines, the trend in larger arcades is to go cashless
December 01, 2007 - Replay Magazine
Cover Story - Sacoa Celebrates a Half Century of Success
A company known today across the global amusement business for its innovative debit card payment technology, Sacoa Entertainment and Playcard System, got its start half a century ago as a result of a chance encounter at small coffee shop in Argentina
September 10, 2007 - Play Meter
Cover Story - Sacoa boasts 50 years in the industry; plans for its next 50
Cover Story (October 2007) Sacoa boasts 50 years in the industry; plans for its next 50 It was 1957 when the visionary Mauricio Mochkovsky and his son Jorge started the company, operating jukeboxes and Bally bingos in bars and sports clubs in Argen
December 01, 2005 - Replay Magazine
Sacoa Reports Continued Growth!
Executive with Argentina-based Sacoa say their PlayCard system continues to gain acceptance among game room operators both in the U.S. an across the globe. Recently, Sacoa again enlarged its customer base by adding GameWorks who
May 01, 2005 - FunWorld Magazine
Sacoa,It took a little convincing, but the folks at Dave & Buster's finally came around and made the jump to a cashless system for their successful chain of bar/entertainment centers. A decade later, the rest of the amusement industry is catching on,
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