Online Gambling Solutions Novomatic Group Links With Niki Lada

Published Tuesday, July 28, 2015 -
Online Gambling Solutions Novomatic Group Links With Niki Lada

Novomatic is a large enterprise from Austria in the gambling services industry. The Novomatic Group is one of the biggest producers and operators of gaming technologies in the world and employs more than 23,000 people worldwide. Founded by entrepreneur Professor Johann F. Graf, the Group has locations in more than 50 countries and exports high-tech electronic gaming equipment and solutions to 80 countries. The Group operates more than 232,000 gaming terminals in approximately 1,500 plus traditional and electronic casinos. Part of the Group is also Admiral Sportwetten GmbH, Austria‘s leading sports betting operator with more than 200 outlets as well as the Vienna based online gaming specialist Greentube Internet Entertainment Solutions GmbH. With the acquisition of Betware and the foundation of Novomatic Lottery Solutions in 2013 the Group also entered the lottery business segment. A few interesting news notes were published recently about the company.

First, the three-time Formula-1 World Champion and entrepreneur, Niki Lauda, has agreed to a long term co-operation with the Novomatic  Group. Apart from the branding of his iconic red cap Niki Lauda will support Novomatic as an ambassador at some Austrian and international events.

The CEO of Novomatic Dr. Franz Wohlfahrt talked about this event,  “We are honoured that the long-standing friendship between our company founder Professor Johann F. Graf and the Austrian national hero Niki Lauda has now led to this co-operation. The world star Niki Lauda is the perfect communicator for our corporate philosophy as a world leading and innovative provider of technologies, products and services for the international entertainment and leisure industry.”

Secondly, Novomatic is increasing its overall stake in Casinos Austria after agreeing deals to acquire shares from a number of stakeholders. Harald Neumann, chief executive of Novomatic, also commented,  “By way of these transactions we will be able to contribute as a solid Austrian partner with international expertise and become a part of a sustained shareholding structure of the Casinos Austria."






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