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Intercard Completes Installations For Future Kid And Monkey Joe's

Posted On: 12/13/2017

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ST. LOUIS, MO -- Intercard reports that it has completed two more installations of its debit card system for the international amusements and attraction industries.

Sixteen of the Intercard installations were made for Future Kid Entertainment locations in Kuwait. Intercard reports that Future Kid is one of Kuwait's most successful entertainment groups, hosting more than two million visitors annually. Future Kid opened Kuwait's first entertainment and leisure facility in 1990, and several of its locations are now landmarks. One of these historic sites is Aqua Park, described as Kuwait's first and largest water park.

Future Kid installed its first Intercard system in 2007," says Alberto Borrero, Intercard's senior vice-president of international sales, "and all of its locations use Intercard's readers, kiosks and redemption control products."

Intercard also announced that it has installed a system for Monkey Joe's Peoria, IL location. Monkey Joes is a growing national chain of children's party and inflatable play centers, each of which is filled with indoor inflatables, jumps, slides and obstacle courses. The Peoria center also features a new arcade by Betson and a Fun Express redemption center.

Intercard's Brandon Ponder handled the installation, which included 36 iReader II Eclipse readers, 1 iTeller and 2 POS stations with the iCashier and iRedemption management system.

Joseph Geiger, a franchise business manager for Monkey Joe's corporate, was on site during the installation. "Joseph was impressed by the ease of use of the Intercard system and level of training compared to other systems that he had experience with in the past," according to Amber Collier of Intercard North America sales.

Intercard is a leading global debit card technology provider to the amusement and attractions industry, with thousands of readers and millions of cards in use in more than 3,500 locations around the world. Founded in 1979, the company has branches in Europe and Asia. It is online at at

FUTURE KID: Now in the third decade of operating in Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, the Future Kid business has expanded from a single facility to 16 family-oriented entertainment sites covering a total of more than 18,200 sq.m. (196,000 sq.ft.). All 16 locations now are equipped with Intercard's debit card system.