In addition, a dormitory at St. George’s School in Newport, Rhode Island, bears Astor’s name. There is a neighborhood called Astor Park just south of downtown Green Bay, Wisconsin.[11] At the heart of this neighborhood is a park (also called “Astor Park”); the Astor family donated this land for the building of a trade school. Beyond New York City, the Astor family name is imprinted in a great deal of United States history and geography. Astor Street, in Chicago’s landmark Gold Coast district, is named after John Jacob Astor. There are towns of Astor in the states of Florida, Georgia, Iowa, and Kansas and there are Astorias in Illinois, Missouri, and Oregon.

Aristocrat Gaming, who make games like Buffalo, Wicked Winnings, More Chilli, 50 Dragons, Where’s the Gold and Queen of the Nile do not yet allow their cash games to be played online in the US or Australia. One of our favourites is Zorro, the masked vigilante fighting for the oppressed people of California. Funnily enough, you have to pay extra per spin in order to get Zorro’s special features. Available bonuses include pick-and-click special features, free spins with bonus Wilds and free spins with win multipliers.

Product Madness acquired in 2013, launching us into free-to-play mobile game publishing. In 2014 Aristocrat welcomed VGT and entered the exciting world of Class II. From the ancient Greeks, the term passed to the European Middle Ages for a similar hereditary class of military leaders, often referred to as the nobility. As in Greece, this was a class of privileged men and women whose familial connections to the regional armies allowed them to present themselves as the most “noble” or “best” of society. By integrating cutting-edge hardware with sophisticated platforms and a desire for constant innovation, our team delivers an entertaining gaming floor experience with exceptional performance. In Aristocrat Legends, players choose an one of the three legendary games – Buffalo brand, Timber Wolf, and 50 Lions, and play four-reel sets at once.

  • He is Chairman of Quantum (trading name of ANZ Terminals Pty Ltd) and a Non-Executive Director of Lynas Rare Earths Ltd and Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd.
  • Tracey has almost 25 years experience in gaming compliance, bringing an enormous depth of experience to the business.
  • In Astoria, Oregon, the primary elementary school is called John Jacob Astor Elementary and the city is home to the Astoria Column.

While there, you get to admire the view and enjoy the awesome special features on offer. There is a standard free spins round, during which all wins are doubled. The more times the clock tower chimes, the higher the cash prize will be. Trevor was appointed as CEO and Managing Director of in March 2017, joining the Board at the same time.


Currently, online casino players can enjoy around 60 online slots and other casino games made by this developer. Aristocrat is licensed in around 300 gaming jurisdictions, and operates in over 90 countries. Tracey joined the leadership team as Chief Compliance Officer in February 2023 and is responsible for leading our regulatory and compliance functions globally. Tracey has almost 25 years experience in gaming compliance, bringing an enormous depth of experience to the business. She has been a member of the Aristocrat Board Regulatory & Compliance Committee since 2004.

Pat Ramsey was nominated to the Board of Aristocrat in September 2016, after joining Aristocrat in 2016 as the Chief Digital Officer, overseeing our online business. Pat has spent more than 17 years in the gaming industry, in land-based casino operations and casino gaming technology. He was a former CEO of Multimedia Games, Inc. and worked for Caesars Entertainment. Pat is a consultant of EPR Properties and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Meadows School in Las Vegas. He is a Director of SimpleBet Inc. and Member of the Operating Council for Arrow International.

Aristocrat supports every facet of gaming floor operations from product to sales, systems and service. Our products are famous for innovative hardware, vivid graphics, ground-breaking mechanics and superior performance, and our creative and technical talent is the best in the industry. We strive to lead in promoting responsible gameplay, as part of ensuring a vibrant and sustainable industry.

Land three Scatters on the first, second and third reel to win ten free spins. Every free spin, an extra Wild is added to reels two, three, four and five, increasing the odds of Wilds appearing there. Neil became Chairman in February 2019 after being nominated to the Board of Aristocrat in December 2017. An established and experienced Executive and Non-Executive Director, Neil has more than 40 years’ experience in global business across diverse industries. Neil is Non-Executive Chairman of Costa Group Holdings Limited and was previously Non-Executive Chairman of Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd and Seek Ltd, and a Non-Executive Director of Transurban Group and Recall Holdings Ltd.

Most such social aristocracies both legally and factually have been hereditary based, as with the British nobility. We may be big, a global games and technology leader, but we are still a family at heart. In the 18th century, the rising merchant class attempted to use money to buy into the aristocracy, with some success. However, the French Revolution in the 1790s forced many French aristocrats into exile and caused consternation and shock in the aristocratic families of neighbouring countries. After the defeat of Napoleon in 1814, some of the surviving exiles returned, but their position within French society was not recovered.