Monday, September 28, 2020

Tag: Gauselmann Group

International business proves driving force behind Gauselmann Group’s renewed increase in 2019 revenues

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The Gauselmann Group’s standing as an international powerhouse was confirmed recently when its 2019 sales revenues saw a rise of nearly 7 percent.

Praesepe opens seven new Merkur Slots AGCs since July

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The Gauselmann Group continues to invest heavily in the UK market with ten new Merkur Slots AGCs opening up in the space of just ten weeks

A Regal appointment for Rod Runnalls

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Regal have underlined their continued investment in data analysis with the arrival of Rod Runnalls who takes on the new duties of Head of Business and Product Intelligence.

Blueprint adopt content driven bounce back strategy as snap shot suggests AGC income touches 70 percent of pre-lockdown levels

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For AGC operators concerned about the recovery plan following the easing of lockdown, there’s some good signs coming out of the Blueprint stable. Machine income figures from the first days of re-opening are hitting encouraging levels.

Euromat makes a significant impression as Covid-19 webinar generates glowing reviews

Euromat webinar
The Covid-19 virus knows no borders, so when it comes to tackling the fall-out from the pandemic an international perspective seems an obvious route to take. European trade body Euromat took the lead with a recent webinar addressing the vast issues now facing the global industry.

Industry will come through this stronger argues Paul Gauselmann

Paul Gauselmann
Paul Gauselmann, founder and chairman of the internationally recognised Gauselmann Group has set out a progressive and compelling route forward as the gaming industry seeks to come to terms with what are unprecedented challenges and plan the future in a post pandemic world.

Praesepe continue valuable support for Bacta Charitable Trust with £25,000 donation

Praesepe Bacta Charitable Trust cheque ICE 2020
Praesepe, part of the internationally renowned Gauselmann Group of companies, chose ICE London, the world’s largest gaming exhibition, as the platform to present a bumper cheque for £25,000 to its nominated charity partner the Bacta Charitable Trust.

Mission control: Silvertime and Roadchef land on MARS

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MARS - the Machine Administration Reconciliation System - developed by the Gauselmann Group, is earning a reputation for being the TiTO...

Gauselmann UK win sole supply agreement across all 30 Roadchef venues

Gauselmann UK Roadchef
Gauselmann UK is celebrating what Group Business Development Director Ryan Collinge described as ‘a fantastic and positive start’ to its relationship with Roadchef, following the rollout and installation of over 500 Cat C and B3 machines...

Paul Gauselmann donates 85,000 trees to combat climate change

Paul Gauselmann, Gauselmann Group founder and chairman of its management board, has announced that he will donate 85,000 trees to combat climate change. Making a mark for a better environment. This is exactly what entrepreneur Paul Gauselmann is doing due to a spontaneous idea that he had on the occasion of his 85th birthday on August 26th. What he wants...

Merkur celebrate fantastic support for Bacta Charitable Trust with a smile

Praesepe Bacta Charitable Trust presentation
Praesepe, part of the Gauselmann Group whose famous UKfacing brands include Blueprint Gaming, Betcom Games and Regal Gaming and Leisure, has celebrated its exciting and dynamic relationship with the Bacta Charitable Trust with a cheque presentation totalling £20,000.   The five figure sum, presented by Praesepe COO, Mark Schertle was received by Bacta chief executive John White alongside representatives from the...

Betcom Builds on its Success at EAG

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Gauselmann Group subsidiary Betcom is building on the success of its rapidly expanding games portfolio to show its most diversified and exciting range to date at Excel for the EAG show this month. Luck of the Irish – Over the Rainbow has been in full production runs since ACOS and significant numbers have been placed within the UK’s largest AGC...

Praesepe strike purchasing deal with Genesis

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Praesepe, part of the Gauselmann Group, has invested further in its machine estate, placing significant orders across the Amatic Industries range of Category C and B3 games, including the 24” Amarax and the 27” Performer Grand Arc Sitdown. Confirming the new business, Steve Bierrum, managing director at Genesis Games, said: “We have been associated with Praesepe since its acquisition by...

Praesepe puts faith in Project pokers

Praesepe, Cat C lite, Hi Lo Poker, Gauselmann group
Project has received what it is describing asa ‘substantial order’ for its specialist poker themed games comprising Red Hot Poker, Jacks or Better and the Cat C lite,Hi Lo Poker. The order, placed by respected national operator, Praesepe, part of the Gauselmann group of companies, was agreed on the opening day of the recent ACOS exhibition held at London’s Olympia. Confirming...

GeWeTe respond to industry call for multifunctionality with upgraded Cash Recycler

With GeWeTe marking 25 years of operation this year, the cash-handling firm struck a celebratory note at ACOS, teaming up with Blueprint and Betcom to showcase the wide range of UK-facing products distributed by the Gauselmann Group. With an increased focus on cashless technologies and security functionality leading industry discussion at the event, GeWeTe took the opportunity to present the...

Gauselmann 2017: International business outstrips German performance for the first time

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German giant Gauselmann praised developments in its UK businesses as it looks back on a year where regulatory chaos dogged its home market and the international arena delivered the perfect haven...

Gauselmann annual report shows sales up 15.8%

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The Gauselmann Group in Germany has enjoyed a fantastic 60th anniversary year with its annual report showing a sales increase of 15.8 percent to €2.93bn. The increase in sales for the firm comes at a difficult time in its domestic market after a Federal Court decision in mid-2017 saw severe legal restrictions come into effect forcing many arcades to close. The...

Blueprint: British in focus, global in outlook

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Gavin Wright, head of UK sales at Blueprint Machines, sheds light on the company’s multi-sector successes and how it is well positioned to stay on the forefront of the digital gaming market. Coinslot: What factors influence your decisions when it comes to digital content design? Gavin Wright: “Blueprint Machines are the UK market leader in digital content and responsible for delivering...

Blueprint team returns triumphant from challenge

Last month Blueprint sales manager Gavin Wright and key account managers Nicola Wallbank and Andy Hall cycled to Germany to raise money for the Children’s Bereavement Centre in Newark, raising close to their £20,000 target. Team Blueprint has completed an epic 425-mile cycle from Newark in the UK to the Gauselmann Group’s headquarters in Espelkamp, Germany in order to raise...

UK AGC operator Praesepe appoints Bruns and Lüngen to succeed Harding

Gauselmann Group subsidiary, and major UK adult gaming centres operator, Praesepe, has announced the appointment of Stefan Bruns and Börris Lüngen as new CEO and CFO respectively. Both Bruns and Lüngen have a wealth of experience in the international sector. Having arrived at Gauselmann in 2014, Bruns, along with Athanasios Isaakidis, was responsible for operating the German firm’s machine supply subsidiary,...

Cruise Control: Blueprint’s connected B3 solution for OBL

Blueprint Machines Cruise
Blueprint Machines, a member of the Gauselmann Group and specialist maritime, defence and leisure operator OBL Group have completed their second installation for Marella Cruises, owned by TUI – for their new cruise ship the Marella Explorer. A year to the day since their first successful project on the Marella Discovery 2, Blueprint have supplied 14 of their, market leading...

The Lowe-down on Blueprint’s server based gaming

Lowe Blueprint
There is a science behind consistent cashbox success and Blueprint finds the support of its Server Based Gaming system from parent company, The Gauselmann Group, makes a crucial contribution. “We rolled out our SBG system into the Praesepe estate in the middle of last year,” explained James Lowe, content manager, Blueprint Operations. “It allows us to record and report on...

Ulrich Schmidt and Gauselmann end talks over BALLY WULFF

Discussions between Ulrich Schmidt and Paul Gauselmann concerning a strategic participation in BALLY WULFF ended with no resolve.   “From the perspective of both entrepreneurs, no satisfactory solution regarding future responsibilities could be agreed”, Gauselmann Group said in a statement.

Gauselmann creates new synergies for business operations in the UK

The Gauselmann Group understands the importance of structure. Indeed, its international status is built on the principle. So, who better, and how better, to help strengthen its position in the UK market than one of the industry’s visionary figures, Nick Harding. The Praesepe chief has been elevated to a new post that will engage the company more effectively in...

Praesepe Inspired by data management solution

Praesepe Inspired data solutions
Inspired Technology Limited, the independently owned gaming hardware and software specialist, are assisting the Gauselmann group in delivering a technology and software solution that collates BACTA machine data into their bespoke machine management system MARS.   Andy Bower MD explained: “ITL have implemented a bespoke hardware solution (PCI) that facilitates this data capture. PCI is both machine agnostic as well as...

More diversification from Betcom in 2018

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Betcom, part of the Gauselmann Group, will have plenty of new and diverse games in store for visitors to EAG this week, Simon McCarthy explains.   Betcom managing director Simon McCarthy is anticipating a busy year ahead on the back of a positively charged 2017 and says that while digital games are set to feature, analogue will continue to play a big...

Nick Harding’s Playdium Picks

Coinslot Nick Harding
In the last Playdium Picks, Jason Jarrett recalled memories of ‘Toot Tooting’ along to Denise LaSalle’s My Toot Toot on outings in the family car. In a variation of a theme, Nick Harding’s first musical memory is of The Troggs track A Girl Like You whilst being driven by his Dad through London in a Ford Anglia.   Nick Harding, CEO...

Merkur Gaming to return to Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Expo

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  This time last year, Merkur Gaming celebrated its premiere at the Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Expo (BEGE) in Sofia, Bulgaria on 22-23 November.   The team was “so satisfied with the positive visitor feedback that Merkur Gaming decided to attend again this year,” the company said in a statement. “We were so pleasantly surprised by the fantastic feedback from visitors to...

Morgan crowned Regal leader

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Craig Morgan has been appointed managing director of Regal Gaming and Leisure, a Gauselmann Group-owned operating company leading the digital charge in the Cat C market.   Working for Greene King and Nobles, Morgan has 30 years of experience in the industry, replacing Mark White at the helm of an operator transformed by the 2015 Gauselmann acquisition. The new MD believes change...

Thousands celebrate the 60th anniversary of Gauselmann

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The family-run, East-Westphalian Gauselmann Group celebrated its 60th anniversary on Friday 8 to Sunday 10 September.   More than 2,500 guests attended the anniversary festivities on Friday and Saturday evening; during the day, several thousand people visited the huge tented village in the north field behind Gauselmann’s production facility in Lübbecke. On the Friday evening, Paul Gauselmann was joined by long-standing...