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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 with Fandango, the nation’s leading digital destination for all things movies, on a unique interactive promotion designed to reward trivia-playing movie fans. The promo aims to drive repeat visits to the over…

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 offerings that consumers are engaged with, making it difficult to grasp their attention for extended periods of time. The potential to create complementary mobile experiences…

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, these tablets offer guests premium entertainment packages, including games, music, and live events such as trivia tournaments. When the Pennsylvania chain opens its…

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 if they haven’t migrated their point of sale systems to accept EMV. Virtually none of the point of sale devices currently in use at…
EMV will make it harder for fraudsters to steal credit card data.

FSR: Platform Integrates Service and Entertainment Into Dining Experience

Written By: Danny Klein (danny@fsrmagazine.com) Published by: FSR Magazine Since debuting in 1985, Buzztime—a social entertainment and integrated marketing platform with more than 7 million player registrations—has changed quite a bit. CEO Ram Krishnan recalls when consumers needed a remote control and TV to play the trivia, card, and sports games, from their restaurant or bar…

PYMNTS: Buzztime Gamifies POS at Diner’s Tables

Written By: PYMNTS @pymnts Published By: PYMNTS.com 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 customers checkout quicker, without having the hassle of waiting for a waiter to come back. Now, NTN Buzztime — a trivia and game tablet provider…

Eater.com: It looks like Tablets are Here to Stay

Written By: Khushbu Shah Published By: Eater.com “— It looks like tablets are here to stay: Buzztime — a company that builds tablets with trivia games and other sources of entertainment for restaurants — announced that it is introducing a bill paying function. Customers will now be able to pay for their meals through Buzztime’s tablets. Buzztime…

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 today announced the ability to pay their bill through the Buzztime tablets. This means that Buzztime’s tablets, which are provided to restaurants and bar owners that sign…

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 the guest experience. Today, it redefines the dining experience for customers by adding new capabilities to its tabletop tablets. Buzztime unveiled its integrated menu, self-service…
Choose your meal from the Buzztime Tablet

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 Star Wars Galaxies was hired to fix a top trivia game for drinking establishments, he knew he faced multiple challenges. A company called Buzztime had contacted…