Tag Archives: Merkur Gaming
- 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...
- Churchill Downs Exec Chairman Robert Evans to step down; Merkur Gaming appoints Charles Hiten as new MD
July 16, 2015
Racing and casino operator Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI) has confirmed that Robert Evans will retire as executive chairman effective September 30 but will remain as the non-executive chairman of CDI's board of directors. The company completed the senior executive leadership transition, which began in August 2014 when William Carstanjen was...
- 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...
- Merkur Inspired expands portfolio with Konami
May 18, 2011
Back in September, Merkur Gaming teamed up with Inspired Gaming Group to form Merkur Inspired to take advantage of the Italian VLT market. Merkur Inspired then partnered with Betplus and now the company has expanded giving its portfolio a facelift. Merkur Inspired has expanded its product portfolio with a licence...
Product Profile – Titan 360
March 3, 2016