Tag Archives: Gauselmann Group
- Cashpoint boosts Danish retail presence via Tipico deal
August 31, 2017
The Gauselmann Group’s Austrian sports betting subsidiary Cashpoint has acquired the Danish sports betting operations of German operator Tipico. The deal will see Cashpoint build on its Danish presence by adding three sports betting shops in the Copenhagen region and a fourth in Odense on the island of Fünen. The...
- GameAccount Network, Optimal Payments, Gauselmann Spain rebranding plans
September 8, 2015
What’s in a name? Bollocks, it seems, as three companies connected with the gaming industry make rebranding plans. On Tuesday, B2B real-money and free-play online gaming technology supplier GameAccount Network announced it will be known as GAN effective Wednesday (9). The rebranding will be accompanied by the launch of a...
- Merkur Gaming CEO Jens Halle dies suddenly of chest infection
May 21, 2015
Jens Halle, the managing director of German gaming device maker Merkur Gaming, has died. On Thursday, Merkur Gaming’s parent company Gauselmann Group announced that Halle had died “suddenly and unexpectedly” on Wednesday in a Florida hospital. Unconfirmed reports said the 58-year-old Halle took ill with a chest infection before being...
- Merkur Gaming appoints new CEO; AGEM announces new officials
January 15, 2015
Merkur Gaming has appointed gaming industry veteran Jens Halle as the new CEO of the casino gaming systems designer and manufacturer effective January 1. Halle had left Novomatic group, end of 2014, after 15 years of working as managing director of Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH and chief executive of Novomatic Americas Sales...
- Hindus upset at use of Shiva on slots game; edict signs deal with LeoVegas
December 8, 2014
The Hindu community is upset at a slot title featuring Hindu god Shiva, calling it inappropriate and an insult to one of the most revered gods in Hinduism. Gauselmann Group Merkur Gaming created the “Shiva” slot machine, visually interpreting the Hindu god as a blue, four-armed character carrying a damru drum in...
- Gauselmann Group, Casino Baden AG win casino concession in Austria
June 30, 2014
Casinos Austria's 60-year casino monopoly in Austria has come to an end after a German-Swiss consortium won its casino license bid in the country's capital of Vienna. According to reports coming out of Austrian media, the Gauselmann Group and Stadtcasino Baden Group, the latter of which is the operator of...
Vienna International Gaming Expo (ViGE) 2017 day 1 recap
March 21, 2017
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Vienna International Gaming Expo (ViGE) 2017 day 2 recap
March 22, 2017
Vienna International Gaming Expo (ViGE) 2017 day 3 recap
March 23, 2017
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