ERLANGER, Ky. and MACAU, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The United States Playing Card Company (USPC), manufacturer of premium playing cards under brands such as BEE, Bicycle and Hoyle, announced the acceptance of membership of its subsidiary, The United States Playing Card (Macau) Company Limited, into the Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association (MGEMA). USPC, established in 1867, has been continuously serving the Macau casino industry since the first concession was awarded to S.T.D.M. more than 50 years ago.
Of the company's membership into the MGEMA, USPC President Michael Slaughter said, "We enter into our next half century of Macau service with excitement and a desire to support the local market. We will continue to seek out opportunities from within Macau, not just from afar, in order to deliver value back to the people of Macau as well as our casino customers."
MGEMA founder Jay Chun said, "We are excited to have a company in MGEMA with such a rich history and look forward to working with USPC as they continue to evolve in the local market."
USPC continues to execute against their commitment to Macau as illustrated by their actions:
- Hired first local employee, Ao Iok Kong in 2008 and he continues to grow and serve with distinction;
- Expanded local talent ranks in 2012 with the hiring of local employee Lao Pou Meng and resident Adam McGregor; and
- Will exhibit at the upcoming Macau Gaming Show on November 18-20, 2014.
About The United States Playing Card Company
The United States Playing Card Company is the leader in the production and distribution of premier brands of playing cards, including BEE®, BICYCLE®, AVIATOR®, HOYLE®, KEM® and CONGRESS® playing cards. Founded in 1867, the company manufactures markets and distributes traditional playing cards, card games, children's card games, and card accessories. BEE®, BICYCLE®, AVIATOR® and HOYLE® are registered trademarks of The United States Playing Card Company. For more information, visit http://www.usplayingcard.com.
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