Gary Stern inducts Chas Siddiqi and Tommy Grant into the Pinball Expo Hall of Fame

There is no one more iconic and influential across the pinball landscape than Chairman and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc., Gary Stern. Home to many Hall-of-Fame game designers and programmers, Stern Pinball continues to lead the industry in innovation and design, serving digital, consumer, commercial, and corporate markets around the globe. There are many unsung heroes […]

B&B Theatres – Ankeny, Iowa

Shaffer partnered with B&B Theatre in Ankeny, Iowa, to refresh their game room. B&B Theatre features 12 screens, bowling facilities, and an arcade. Like Shaffer, B&B Theatres is a generationally family-owned and operated entertainment company.  For more information on Shaffer Distributing, Visit us at or contact us at


DALLAS, TEXAS, October 20 2020 – Transforming the business of fun since 2001, Embed, the worldwide leader of the cashless business management systems and solutions for the amusement, entertainment and leisure industries, is proud to partner with Scary Strokes, located in Waldorf, Maryland, to launch the award-winning Mobile Wallet. Implementing Embed’s Mobile Wallet not only enabled Scary Strokes to effectively offer […]

Creative Works Hosts Second Successful Virtual Amusement 360 Event

October 19, 2020 – On October 6-8, the amusement attractions provider Creative Works held their second virtual Amusement 360 Event of the year. Over 300 new and existing entertainment operators registered, making it one of the largest Amusement 360 Events ever. Due to the continued limitations from the pandemic, the event (which is normally held […]


Appoints Edward (Eddie) Yates as Help Desk Customer Service Technical Support Engineer CHICAGO, IL – October 19, 2020 – Stern Pinball, Inc., a global lifestyle brand based on the iconic and outrageously fun modern American game of pinball, announced today the appointment of Edward (Eddie) Yates as Help Desk Customer Service Technical Support Engineer. Eddie will […]

The Need for the “Good-Feel” Vibe of Photobooths during the COVID Era

Photobooths are one of the oldest, most recognized products in the coin-operated amusement industry. The first photobooth was introduced over 130 years ago at the World Fair in Paris in 1889. It wasn’t until 1925 that the photobooth was mass-produced by a Russian immigrant, Anatol Josepho, in New York City, yet almost 100 years later […]