Ainsworth Game Technology Limited (ASX:AGI)
expects to report a first half profit before tax of about $45 million, up 50 per cent on the previous corresponding period.
The group says it has been approved to manufacture, sell and distribute any gaming device or associated equipment in the state of Mississippi, in the US.
Ainsworth says the Mississippi market has 36,000 devices in 33 locations and the group said it has existing relationships with a number of corporate customers in the market.
The company expects to release its financial results on February 25.
Ainsworth Game technology delivered a net profit of $52.2 million in fiscal 2013.