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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Betcom’s Shrewlock Holmes cracks the case

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The Cat C title from Betcom, Shrewlock Holmes, has proven as popular as the legendary sleuth himself with full retailer approvals across the board.   Gauselmann subsidiary, Betcom, continues its run of success with full retailer approvals for its latest analogue Category C model Shrewlock Holmes. This follows last month’s announcement that Jackpot Jaws also achieved a clean sweep of approvals. “Betcom has...

Jackpot Jaws takes bite of market with full retailer approvals

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Betcom, the Gauselmann subsidiary, has continued its run of successful analogue releases with the launch of its latest game, Jackpot Jaws.   Betcom and Blueprint’s reel product brands have a successful history in terms of retailer approvals and the latest title has maintained this trend. The game, which is notable for its set back shark jaws feature, is part of the popular...

Gauselmann sees growth in spite of home challenges

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With a “difficult” domestic market, Gauselmann Group, the owner of a growing portfolio of British-facing firms, saw sizeable revenue growth thanks to overseas sales.   International gaming giant Gauselmann Group, which has strong interests in the UK market through its Praesepe, Town & County, Blueprint and GeWeTe subsidiaries, saw overall sales up 14.2 percent to E2.53bn in 2016. These results come...

Betcom confirm new Gauselmann Group focus for its Cat C launches

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Games design house Betcom have confirmed that the company will now focus its resources on Gauselmann Group brands as they prepare their portfolio of new digital products for the market.   The UK based software company, which is owned by Gauselmann, are enjoying a rich vein of form currently with top selling Cat C games Popeye, Juggling Jackpots and Olivers Twist...

GeWeTe unveils innovative change and redemption machines at ICE

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GeWeTe had its greatest year at ICE to date, where the company’s change and redemption machines were in high demand. The company was prepared to meet the demands with the newest innovative machines for every application.   GeWeTe is responsible for the change and redemption machine technology within the Gauselmann Group and has established itself at ICE as a quality chain...

A reunion of international branches bring success to GeWeTe

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A group of international teams from GeWeTe used ICE to network with each other as well as the assembled industry. As well as being the industry’s largest annual launch pad for gaming innovation, ICE presents a rare opportunity for international branches of the same company to work together. Mark Edmundson, sales manager at GeWeTe UK, said: “We’ve got all of our...

Praesepe extend AGC footprint with Mirage acquisition

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Praesepe, part of the Gauselmann Group of companies, has extended its AGC footprint in the UK with the purchase of seven venues from Mirage Centres, Ltd. The acquisition, which follows the purchase of the 25-strong Teddy’s chain of AGCs from William Clark last summer, has been completed for an undisclosed sum. “These are strategically important AGC venues which complement our growing...

Blueprint Gaming’s Simon Barff – Reaping what you sow

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Simon Barff, MD of Blueprint Games, discusses the foundations on which his company’s success was built in 2016 and how it is using advanced data analysis and hardware to push forward into the new year. Coinslot: How has 2016 been for Blueprint and what are your ambitions for 2017?
 Simon Barff: Blueprint has had an incredible 2016, where we have seen...

Betcom and Blueprint – Making waves across sectors

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Hot off the presses, the latest from Betcom and Blueprint is already in the field and with a track record of producing strong performing machines, the industry is waiting keenly to snap up whatever the two companies have to offer. Blueprint Machines and Betcom, both part of the Gauselmann Group of companies, have an array of new and fully tested...

Jens Möller strengthens the GeWeTe sales team

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Jens Möller has joined cash-handling company GeWeTe, a subsidiary of the Gauselmann Group, on 1 November to strengthen its sales team. Jens Möller began his career at Nova Games, a former Gauselmann subsidiary, directly after completing his studies in engineering. The cash-management expert has collated over 30 years of experience in the industry, having worked for various well-known companies in...

Blueprint aim to make its mark on UK gaming

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Blueprint Gaming’s Simon Barff explains why innovative homegrown branding continues to play the leading role in the company’s success. It’s been another busy year for Blueprint. Still reeling in the success of its Aurora Cabinet - only 18-months old and already a household name in the AGC sector - the UK subsidiary had to double the size of its offices...