ICYMI: This week’s headlines

Highlights from this week’s GAP Daily newsletter, the market’s only independent daily news source. 

PARKS: Toverland reveals €30m Merlin-themed expansion

Dutch park Toverland is undergoing its biggest expansion to date, with a new entrance and a new themed area scheduled for 2018.

THEMING: Lappset adds second Peter Rabbit park

Lappset Creative has brought a second Peter Rabbit Adventure attraction to the UK at Flamingo Land Theme Park and Zoo in Yorkshire.

PINBALL: Stern launches new Heads-Up competition

Stern Pinball is teaming up with the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) to host the inaugural Heads-Up Pinball Championship at the annual Big Buck World Championship and Ladies Tourney at the Hard Rock Las Vegas on October 27th and 28th.

JUKEBOXES: Sound Leisure seals Sgt Pepper deal

Industry veteran Mike Ansell of Lordsvale/Jingle Games has signed a worldwide licensing agreement with The Beatles’ company Apple Corps for a Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club-themed jukebox.

THEMING: Lappset building second activity site in Finland

Lappset is building a second activity park for Tykkimaen Vapaa-aikakeskus in Finland.

FEC: Creative Works ties up Whipples business

Creative Works has installed multiple custom attractions for Whipples Fun Center.

PARKS: Legoland upgrading Billund park

Legoland Billund will  be marking next year’s 50th anniversary with a new ride and a revamp of key areas in the park.

SYSTEMS: Fasano departs Suzohapp

Cash handling specialist Suzohapp, has announced the departure of Colombo Fasano, managing director of its Cash Automation Solutions business in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

ARCADES: New UNIS launches at China Expo

UNIS showcased a number of new products at the 9th GTI Asia China Expo in Guangzhou recently.

AMUSEMENTS: Heber adds to Pluto range

Heber Gaming customers will soon be able to order the brand new addition to the Pluto range; a drop-in replacement for the Sanken 2H167W-1 power supply unit that provides multiple voltage outputs.


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