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Blueprint Operations announces management restructure

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Following what has been a pivotal 5 years in the fortunes of Blueprint Operations (trading as Blueprint Machines), UK Managing Director, Simon Barff is set to leave the business. In a statement from the company, Sascha Blodau, UK General Manager for the Gauselmann Group said “It is with regret that we announce Simon’s departure after a successful and transformative five...

Gauselmann expands its UK holding with Project joining the global group

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One of the UK’s most pioneering independent games developers has joined the big boys of global gaming. Project has signed up to the Gauselmann stable following its acquisition by Blueprint Gaming to create a formidable force in the marketplace. Blueprint Gaming has an eye for quality with its games portfolio making significant headway in the UK market. But last week...

Merkur Gaming joins EUROMAT

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Merkur Gaming has joined the European Gaming and Amusement Federation (EUROMAT). The international sales and development brand of adp Gauselmann GmbH hopes the cooperation with the Federation will lead to a productive dialogue with the European Union and other pan-European bodies to discuss gaming-related policy issues. “The gaming and amusement industry in Europe is a highly regulated and highly taxed...

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 takes Live 5 game for B3 menu

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Following extensive site trials, Gauselmann subsidiary Blueprint Operations has rolled out Live 5 Gaming’s B3 ‘Stairway to Heaven’ across its estate. Blueprint is the leading supplier of digital gaming solutions in the UK and as well as supplying its own game…

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...

G2E Las Vegas: Assembling in adversity

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The worst mass shooting in US history, in which 59 died, took place less than ten hours before the start of G2E Vegas.   British interests - Clarion, CPI, Cummins, Gamesman, Gauselmann, Inspired, NOVOMATIC, Quixant, SG - are represented on the show floor, as well as many others attending as visitors. The show began with education conferences, but all conversation was...

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...

CHIPS set to present 500th wheelchair following record donation

CHIPS, the UK gaming industry charity which provides specialised wheelchairs for children and young people with severe mobility problems, received the largest single donation in its 16-year history, when co-founder Linda Lindsay was presented with a cheque for £170,000 by Praesepe Chief Executive, Nick Harding.   The presentation by the bingo and adult gaming centre operator, part of the Gauselmann Group...

Blueprint’s King of Games takes UK digital crown

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The King of Games digital Category C Compendium from Blueprint has been crowned market leader, with 75% of the UK pub sector market share.   The compendium now boasts a huge section of the UK market share with 10,000 King of Games now on site highlighting Blueprint Games as a key player in converting the UK retail sector to the benefits...

Simon McCarthy named as Betcom Games MD

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Betcom Games have announced that Simon McCarthy has joined as their managing director with immediate effect.   The company is a Gauselmann subsidiary group behind games such as Andy Capp and Treasure Island Jackpots. “We are very pleased to welcome Simon to head up Betcom, a division of the company which has grown to be one of the major players in the...

GeWeTe hails Irish Gaming Show as “perfect” for region’s market

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The Irish Gaming Show, which took place between 7th and 8th March, was a key success for GeWeTe with local operators in the region’s market.   GeWeTe’s Mark has described this year’s Irish Gaming Show as a “perfect” opportunity following their success with local operators at the Dublin event in March. The company’s change machines have garnered a positive reputation in the...

Paul Langham to engineer the future as part of Gauselmann

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As head of the newly created Merkur Engineering, former Town & County boss and a new leading light in Gauselmann’s UK team, Paul Langham, explains the history and the philosophy behind his high profile transfer. Coinslot: You are now part of the Gauselmann family, how did that come about and what was it that appealed to you? Paul Langham: I’ve known...

Charity bikers rev up for a brand new beginning

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The Bacta Bikers descended on London to present the fruits of their most recent journey, as founder Dave Orton bid farewell to the industry’s most colourful fundraising group.   Motorbike fundraisers and trade body stalwarts, the Bacta Bikers, took to the streets of Wembley this past week to present Rays of Sunshine with the money gathered on their most recent excursion....