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Buzztime Live Trivia in the Spotlight at the Mid America Restaurant Expo

If you attend one foodservice event this year, make it the Mid America Restaurant Expo on January 28th and 29th. Where else can you see Food Network star Michael Symon…then play live trivia and [...]


OSIDE NEWS: Trivia Bee Raises Funds for Oside Library

Source: Article: Oceanside CA— More than a dozen teams competed, on Sunday, in the Friends of the [...]


Hospitality Technology: Buzztime Teams with Fandango for Interactive Restaurant Promo

Source: Hospitality Technology Buzztime, an omni-channel advertising, interactive entertainment, and dining technology for bars and restaurants, is working with Fandango on an interactive [...]


FSR: Fandango Giving Away Movie Tickets* in 2,500 Restaurants until June 20

Source: Full-service Restaurants Buzztime, a leader in omni-channel advertising, interactive entertainment, and innovative dining technology for bars and restaurants in North America, is working [...]


SportTechie: Buzztime Brings Football Mobile Gaming To Sports Bars and Restaurants

Author: Freddy Lopez Source: Sporttechie Even with mobile being at the disposal for different venues, the way in which to penetrate this ecosystem is largely undefined. There’s a multitude of [...]


Cheers Online: A Taste of Digital Menus

­ Author: Jeremy Nedelka Source: CheersOnline When you walk into Arooga’s Grille House and Sports Bar, you’re greeted by a host, escorted to a table, and handed a tablet. Powered by Buzztime, [...]


PaymentSource: Restaurants and Bars Face a Heavy EMV Tab

Written By: LaShawn James Published by: PaymentSource The end of the swipe-and-sign era is right around the corner, and merchants such as bars and restaurants could face major risk as of October [...]


FSR: Platform Integrates Service and Entertainment Into Dining Experience

Written By: Danny Klein ( Published by: FSR Magazine Since debuting in 1985, Buzztime—a social entertainment and integrated marketing platform with more than 7 million [...]


PYMNTS: Buzztime Gamifies POS at Diner’s Tables

Written By: PYMNTS @pymnts Published By: Bringing the POS to the table has been the payments trend that’s catching on at most establishments that are looking for ways to help their [...]

0 It looks like Tablets are Here to Stay

Written By: Khushbu Shah Published By: “— It looks like tablets are here to stay: Buzztime — a company that builds tablets with trivia games and other sources of entertainment for [...]


TechCrunch: Buzztime Restaurant Entertainment System Launches Payments Functionality

Written By: Jordan Crook (@jordanrcrook) Published By: TechCrunch NTN Buzztime, the service that puts trivia games and entertainment in the palm of restaurant diners and bar patrons hands, has [...]


Food & Drink International: Buzztime Tablets Combine Fun and Functionality with New Dining Capabilities

Written by: Janice Published by: Food & Drink International As a leading bar and restaurant social entertainment and integrated marketing platform for 30 years, NTN Buzztime Inc. is all about [...]


Polygon: How a Drinking Game was Saved by MMO Design

Written By: Colin Campbell @ColinCampbellx Published By: Polygon Raph Koster is a man of intellectual enquiry and boundless curiosity. So when the designer of Ultima Online and creative lead of [...]


iDigitalTimes: A Bar Trivia Revolution Is Being Led By a Legendary Game Designer Who Wants Drunk People To Feel Smart

Written By: Andre Whalen Published By: You may be familiar with the many downsides of bar trivia. The trivia itself can be too hard or too easy. One team usually dominates; fun [...]


Fox 8 TV News: Trivia game company hopes to score with restaurant goers through pay option

Written By: Joe Dominguez Published By: THOMASVILLE, N.C. – Picking a specific restaurant for a night out can vary on many things including what type of food you’re in the mood [...]


Forbes: Tabletop Tablet Service — Coming To A Restaurant Near You

Written By: Lisa R. Melsted Published By: If you’ve eaten at a casual dining restaurant lately, you’ve likely already seen them—tablet computers that allow diners to order their [...]


Bar Business: How To: Draw Crowds With Trivia

Written By: Chris Ytuarte Published By: Profiting from on-premise trivia isn’t simply a Field of Dreams arrangement — if you build it, they will not definitely come. But with the [...]


Techcrunch: Restaurant News – Tables, Tablets, Data And Eating

The BEOND tablets let Buffalo Wild Wings Guests order food, request songs and television programming, play games (both multi-player and arcade-style), and, pay the bill. Initial research has [...]


Venturebeat/Gamesbeat: Buzztime’s Tablet Games Turn Dead Restuarants into Party Spots

“The hospitality industry is ripe for innovation in digital gaming, and Buzztime is in a prime position to pave the way given their decades of experience in the space,” said Michael Cai, the [...]


MediaPost: Buzztime Named Finalist in MediaPost’s 2012 Digital Out-of-Home Awards

Buzztime nominated for Digital Out-of-Home Award Interactive Guest Surveys recognized at annual competition Buzztime was named a finalist in MediaPost’s 2012 Digital Out-of-Home Awards. The [...]


Nation’s Restaurant News: Trivia game programs help boost repeat traffic, check averages

“‘We feel like it’s helped with frequency,’ said Diana Switzer, division sales manager for the Northern division of Hooters of America. ‘Just having it available is a [...]


Nightclub & Bar: Three Power Plays to Make Sure Guests Reap the Fun and You Reap the Profits with Gaming Systems

“Any regular at your bar will tell you it’s not only the cool beer list or refreshing cocktail menu that keep them coming back, but also the vibe of the place. Part of that energy is the [...]


Nightclub & Bar: Get Smart – Smartphones are Everywhere. Are You Capitalizing on this Trend?

“Bars and restaurants were encouraging us to supply a smartphone application,” because they often run out of playmakers, Michelle Hincks, vice president of operations marketing at NTN Buzztime, [...]


Hospitality Technology: Do You Have the Smartest Bar?

NTN Buzztime, Inc., a social entertainment and integrated marketing platform for bars and restaurants, is launching a bi-national campaign beginning in June and culminating in November to crown [...]


Digital Signage Expo: Buffalo Wild Wings Dedicated to Using Buzztime’s Restaurant Entertainment and Marketing Platform in 750 U.S. Restaurants

“NTN Buzztime, Inc., a digital interactive restaurant and bar entertainment network, recently announced its multi-year partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., a national sports grill and [...]

0 Buzztime, Buffalo Wild Wings enter master services agreement

“NTN Buzztime Inc., the digital interactive restaurants and bar entertainment network, has announced its multi-year partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. Buffalo Wild Wings will utilize [...]


Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal: Buffalo Wild Wings teams with NTN Buzztime

“National sports bar chain Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. has entered into a multiyear partnership with NTN Buzztime Inc. that will bring interactive sports and trivia games to BWW’s 750 [...]


Hospitality Technology: Bar Trivia Participants Spend More, Says Hooters of Costa Mesa, Calif

“Hooters of Costa Mesa, Calif. is leveraging NTN Buzztime, Inc.’s Hosted Trivia to more effectively run its Tuesday trivia nights. Buzztime replaces Hooter’s old “paper-and-pen” [...]


San Diego Business Journal: NTN Scripts Trivia Games For the Canadian Market

“…NTN Buzztime Inc., which operates interactive entertainment networks seen in bars and restaurants, has launched new game offerings for the Canadian marketplace. As of Oct. 26, an [...]


Sign On San Diego: NTN Buzztime reports small profit for quarter

“…NTN Buzztime, which operates a network providing sports and trivia games to restaurants and bars, reported lower revenue but a small profit for the third quarter. The Carlsbad [...]


Restaurant Central: NTN Buzztime, Inc. Creates Exclusive Content for Canadian Marketplace

“…NTN Buzztime, Inc., a leading venue-based interactive restaurant and bar entertainment network, announces a new bar trivia game for its partners throughout Canada. Buzztime’s new [...]

0 Buzztime promo predicted to drive 100,000 diners to BW3

“…NTN Buzztime Inc., a leading interactive restaurant and bar entertainment network, is predicting another successful Pick ‘Em Challenge promotion with Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. [...]


Hospitality Technology: Native New Yorker Targets Gamers to Ignite Guest Purchasing

“…Award-winning restaurant chain Native New Yorker announces a partnership with NTN Buzztime, Inc., an interactive bar and restaurant entertainment network. The companies have entered [...]


Nightclub & Bar: Win-Win

“…choosing just the right system seems today to be more art than science. What’s more, with the economy in its current state and competition for patrons’ attention and dollars [...]


Nightclub & Bar: Screen Play

“Leo Lesh, owner of Leo’s All Star Sports Bar in La Crescenta, Calif., works with NTN Buzztime to promote its QB1 strategy game in which guests predict the next play as the live college and [...]


Nightclub & Bar: Score Big with Fall Football Promos

“…The sports-focused chain hosts a Pick ‘Em Challenge, a weekly competition with Buzztime where guests pick the winner of each pro football game throughout the season. Winners [...]

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