Jersey Jack Pinball, Inc. is an American company manufacturing pinball machines which was established in 2011. The first table released by the company, The Wizard of Oz, was released in 2013.[1][2][3]

Jersey Jack Pinball
IndustryInteractive entertainment
FoundedJanuary 2011
FounderJack Guarnieri
HeadquartersElk Grove Village, Illinois, U.S.
OwnerJack Guarnieri Edit this at Wikidata

History edit

Jersey Jack Pinball was founded in January 2011 by industry veteran Jack Guarnieri. Starting in 1975, he had serviced electromechanical pinball tables for a living, and he created the website in 1999.[1]

In 2020, Jersey Jack relocated their manufacturing operations from their original location in Lakewood, New Jersey to Elk Grove Village, Illinois. [4]

Jersey Jack's machines have been used in donations by Project Pinball Charity.

Games edit

Year Title Designer Comments
2013 The Wizard of Oz Joe Balcer This game featured a 26-inch LCD monitor in the backglass
2016 The Hobbit Joe Balcer
2017 Dialed In! Pat Lawlor Featured a camera integrated into the game's backbox to facilitate selfie photography;[5][6] The game also features Bluetooth technology which enables linking to a cellphone in order to control the game's flippers remotely.
2018 Pirates of the Caribbean Eric Meunier
2019 Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory[7] Pat Lawlor
2020 Guns N' Roses Eric Meunier
Saul Hudson
2022 Toy Story 4[8] Pat Lawlor Pat’s last game[citation needed]
2023 The Godfather 50 years Eric Meunier
Saul Hudson
2023 Elton John[9] Steve Ritchie

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts". Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Brand Marketing". Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  3. ^ Bradford, Harry (27 June 2013). "Jersey Jack Pinball CEO Explains How He's Making The Beloved Arcade Game Cool Again (VIDEO)". Huff Post. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Jersey Jack Pinball Relocates Manufacturing Operations". 12 August 2020.
  5. ^ Louis, Justin. "Jersey Jack Drops A Bomb About Their Next Pinball Game [Video]". Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Jersey Jack Pinball Unveils The Pat Lawlor Game: Dialed In!". 14 October 2016. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Pinball News: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory reveal'". 13 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Toy Story 4 pinball announced by Jersey Jack Pinball company". 14 June 2022.
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