Archived BMIGaming.com News | 2004
12/17/04 - BMIGaming.com announced that was recently featured in full page article about the growing
national popularity of classic arcade games and home gamerooms in The New York Times
12/10/04 - BMIGaming.com announced that was recently mentioned in a short article featuring the
"Arcade Legends" multi-game video machine in The Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine
12/04/04 - BMIGaming.com announces that its Founder and CEO, David Young, was the focus of a
recent radio interview yesterday on "The Business Shrink" radio show, simulcast on both WRTN
FM in Chicago and WBIG-AM in New York, discussing BMIGaming.com's rapid growth and success.
11/05/04 - BMIGaming.com announces it launched two new gaming product categories on its
its website recently, Casino / Gaming Products and Food / Soda Vending Machines
11/03/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that its record sales revenues for October 2004 has
made it the # 1 top-selling distributor of arcade games for homes / offices in the entire nation.
11/01/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that its company website has just been awarded the
distinguished "AAWM Gold Award " for Excellence In Website Design, Layout and Content, for
its main e-commerce site, www.bmigaming.com, by the American Association Of Webmasters
10/29/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it will be a sponsor supplying gifts and games
for the16th Annual Miami Dolphins Super Bowl Of Fashion Black Tie Event for the benefit of
the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the Broward County Convention Center on November 9th.
10/27/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it has signed an agreement to be the official
gaming sponsor of the new upcoming Discovery Channel series "Dude Room", and will have
a ongoing, on-screen role in introducing new games to show recipients.
10/26/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it will be mentioned in a upcoming
national promotion for the popular past television hit series "21 Jump Street".
10/15/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it will be the first in the industry to take
its message to the airways - the internet airwaves, with a targeted campaign to air on
Club977.com Radio, Shoutcast's # 2 rated internet radio station in the world, which
reaches on average over two million listeners per month.
10/07/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that its Founder and CEO, David L. Young,
will be the subject of a feature article in a upcoming edition of Florida Trend Magazine,
scheduled to be released on newsstands early November 2004.
09/27/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it is now holds title to the "web links leader"
in the coin-operated gaming market on Yahoo! with over 29,500 indexed links pointing
directly back to the main BMIGaming.com web site, www.bmigaming.com
09/24/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that the company, along with its Founder / CEO,
David L. Young, will be the subject of featured business article in the upcoming November
2004 edition of FORTUNE Magazine's FORTUNE Small Business.
09/23/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it will be featured in a upcoming national
spotlight article appearing the current Sept 24, 2004 edition of both the South Florida
Business Journal and many of the 41 other BizJournals.com print publications and
online web sites in most major business markets across the nation.
09/21/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it will be mentioned in a upcoming article in
Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine, a 1.2 million circulation financial interests magazine.
09/01/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it will be mentioned in a upcoming article in
TDMonthly Magazine, a national publication for the toy, hobby, gift and game industries.
09/01/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that the internet tracking website Alexa.com has
now included BMIGaming.com in its list of the "Top 5 Most Visited Coin-Op Sites In The World"
08/27/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that in partnership with Incredible Technologies,
and in conjunction with WCW, it has developed the first factory authorized " Home Edition "
of the famed Golden Tee Fore! 2005 Video Golf Arcade Game to come with a factory
warranty, and is now accepting orders for the first release to be shipped by Oct 1, 2004.
08/15/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that its Founder and CEO, David Young will be
the focus of a televised business show "Profile of Success", which features interviews with
nationally recognized business achievers, which will be produced by a local PBS affiliate.
08/23/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it has been factory authorized to carry the
entire JVL Corporation line of touchscreen countertop and upright video arcade games.
08/16/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it has been factory authorized to carry the
famous Champion Shuffleboard ? line of quality shuffleboard tables and accessories.
08/16/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it has been factory authorized to carry the
Design Plus Industries line of professional coin-op bowling alleys and table games.
08/15/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that its Founder and CEO, David Young was
the focus of a recent business article in the Palm Beach Post about BMIGaming.com and the
the rapid sales growth of the firm.
08/07/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that it will have another industry first by being the
first retailer in the gaming industry to deploy fully interactive, portable wireless internet kiosk
technology for online ordering and catalog information at its headquarters location, with plans
to expand the program to various malls, high-traffic national events and planned retail locations
to be opened in the near future in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and Washington, DC
08/05/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that is has partnered with the PBS Network and
WXEL-TV in conjunction with the stations fundraising efforts by use of certain games for
on-air broadcasting and fundraising endeavors.
07/11/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that its site, www.bmigaming.com, was the most
visited retail website for arcade games in the past four weeks, according to online statistics
published by Alexa.com (a unit of Amazon.com), In addition to having the world's largest retail
arcade gaming website, and now the largest arcade game showroom, it can now add the top
position for arcade game retailing websites to its growing list of major milestones.
07/10/04 - BMIGaming.com announced that its web site, www.bmigaming.com, was ranked
as the # 2 web site in the world in its category (arcade games dealers), and has earned
the # 1 spot for the highest ranked "trusted" website for online arcade game retailers by
Ranking.com, a internet site traffic and trust / reliability ranking service.
07/03/04 - BMIGaming.com announced that in partnership with Eagle Rock Entertainment and
Comedy Central, it is the exclusive sponsor of the national rollout of " The Man Show " DVD
Season 2 in commercials to be aired in major DMA markets nationwide during the months
of July and August.
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06/07/04 - BMIGaming.com announced new expansion plans today to double the current size
of its existing game showroom in South Florida, already one of the largest in the world, to
over 6,000 sq ft of display space, which will contain over 175 + games, by late July 2004.
06/04/04 - BMIGaming.com joins the Int'l Association for the Leisure and Entertainment Industry,
(IALEI) a leading worldwide association for Family Amusement Centers (FEC's) & arcades.
06/03/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today it has reached another milestone in its campaign
to be the leading distributor of amusement devices to the home and office by recently being
included in the top 100,000 websites of the world as tallied by online firm Ranking.com
05/19/04 - BMIGaming.com announces it was recently featured in a article appearing in the
Robb Report "The Best of The Best 2004" issue entitled "For Amusement Only" with
comments about the home gaming industry from its Founder and CEO, David Young.
05/18/04 - BMIGaming.com announces it launched two new gaming product categories on
its website recently, Pool / Billiard Tables and Table Tennis / Ping Pong Tables
05/10/04 - BMIGaming.com announces record gross sales for the first quarter of 2004, with a
1483% increase in sales revenues for Q1/2004 compared to the same period in Q1/2003.
05/09/04 - BMIGaming.com announces it has been informed that the company will be featured
in an upcoming article about pinball machines and pinball collecting, to be published in the
high-end consumer lifestyle magazine, the "Robb Report" Best of The Best 2004 edition.
04/27/04 - BMIGaming.com reaches yet another web milestone, with its web traffic bandwidth rate approaching the 100GB/per month mark on its main e-commerce site, www.bmigaming.com,
which now spans over 250 + information and product pages containing almost 750 thousand
(742,245) words online currently, with more content and product pages to be added shortly.
04/26/04 - BMIGaming.com announces that its expansion into upright and large video games is
nearly complete, with total sales generated from these lines equaling approximately 40 %
of total gross sales in FY2004, up from zero percent sales in FY2003.
04/23/04 - BMIGaming.com announces its third physical expansion in less than twelve months at
its current headquarters location; this expansion will include a brand new Warehousing Center
that will consolidate most existing storage facilities into one space, and the movement of its
current executive offices to the new headquarters addition, with construction scheduled to
end late May 2004 and occupancy to commence approximately mid-June 2004.
04/19/04 - BMIGaming.com announces it has added the Shelti line of commercial-quality tables
games (foosball, air hockey, dome hockey and pool tables) to its growing roster of top-quality
game franchises it distributes to the rapidly-growing home and office gaming markets.
03/12/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that is has joined the American Amusement
Machine Association (AAMA), the American gaming industry's premier trade organization.
03/08/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today the grand opening of its new Service & Technology
Center, and will shortly begin research and development of new arcade games specifically
targeted to the home and office recreation markets for initial release in mid to late 2005.
02/21/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today that is has joined the membership of the Amusement
and Music Operators Association (AOMA) the leading game and route operators association.
01/10/04 - BMIGaming.com announced today it has reached yet another milestone in its campaign
to be the leading distributor of amusement devices to the home and office in the USA by being
ranked in the top 1% percentile of all websites in the world based on the 16,660,000 current
websites tracked online in December by Alexa, a firm that publishes data on website rankings.
01/05/04 - BMIGaming.com announces another physical expansion at its current headquarters
location to include a brand new Service and Technology Center that will consolidate all
existing operations into one unit, with the center scheduled to open within the next 90 Days.
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