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Stern Pinball Expands the IFPA Rewards Program

World’s Leading Maker of Arcade-Quality Pinball Adds New Games
and Merchandise to the IFPA Rewards Program

MELROSE PARK, IL – August 12, 2014 – Stern Pinball, Inc. (SPI), the world’s oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games, announced in cooperation with the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) exciting changes to the $tern Rewards Program. The program rewards dedicated players by providing them with the opportunity to use their rewards to purchase new Stern Premium games and other Stern merchandise at special IFPA prices.

In addition to AC/DC Premium, both Star Trek Premium and Metallic Monster Premium have been added to the lineup of eligible games available for purchase under the program. All games purchased through the $tern Rewards Program will include a custom certificate and t-shirt exclusive to the program.

Qualifying participants will also be eligible for discounts at the Stern online store which features a wide range of Stern and $tern Rewards Program merchandise exclusive to the IFPA rewards program.

Pinball players around the world can qualify for the program by participating and performing in IFPA-sanctioned pinball events. Top-ranked players, most-improved players, and player-of-the-month earn rewards points in the annual program.

The eligibility requirements for 2014 have been expanded to include players that finish in the top 1000 of the IFPA’s World Pinball Player Rankings at the end of the calendar year.

For More Information

To learn more about the $tern Rewards Program, visit the IFPA website at


About Stern Pinball, Inc. 

Stern Pinball, Inc., headquartered just outside Chicago, Illinois, is the oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games in the world.  Stern’s highly talented creative and technical teams design, engineer and manufacture a full line of popular pinball games, merchandise and accessories.  Recent Stern titles include Mustang, Star Trek, Metallica, The Avengers, X-Men, AC/DC, Tron, Transformers, Avatar, Iron Man, Batman, Spiderman and many more!  All of Stern’s pinball games are crafted by hand and assembled by Stern’s expert team. Both pinball enthusiasts and casual players around the globe enjoy Stern’s games.  For more information, please visit


About the IFPA

The International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) was created with the express purpose of encouraging, supporting and endorsing competitive pinball throughout the world. The organization provides oversight and assistance to not only establishing pinball leagues, but also tournaments and other promotional activities. The IFPA has been able to bring together over 26,000 players now ranked (World Pinball Player Rankings) by competing in over 1600 leagues and tournaments taking place across the globe every year. The World Pinball Tour of IFPA endorsed events now features over $500,000 in cash and prizes given away each year.

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