Thursday, January 27, 2022

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Bacta reflects on successful SR Exchange and opening the door to a new portal

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Bacta’s third SR Exchange proved “a huge success” on 10 November, with the online event attracting more than 100 members to witness the launch of the BactaPortal.

GeWeTe: ‘Operators are investing in new technology’

Mark Edmundson ACOS 2021 GeWeTe Cash Recycler
Cash Recycler Premium and Cash Center Premium are key talking points as GeWeTe provide solutions for all sectors.   Cash handling technology specialists GeWeTe were out in force at ACOS with four of the UK team plus Germany-based CEO Aristidis Tsikouras demonstrating the full product portfolio comprising solutions for FEC, AGC, Bingo, Sports Betting Casinos and Theme Parks. Mark Edmundson, Sales Manager...

Marketing executive gets MERKUR Initiative sponsorship boost

Merkur Initiative sponsorship Macmillan Cancer Support charity
Helping groups and individuals do great things for others is at the heart of the MERKUR Initiative programme which recently helped the company’s Sharon Lewis raise over £7,500 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

MERKUR Initiative confirms first set of community recipients

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Progressive businesses are reaching out to engage with organisations and good causes that are active in their local communities. The MERKUR Initiative scheme has selected the first seven endeavours to benefit from its funding and support programme.

Bob Rudd Leisure places ‘significant’ Alphamax order

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As the single-site sector begins to re-open Blueprint’s Alphamax is establishing itself as the Cat C of choice.

GeWeTe to expand technical support team amid growth in customer base and increasing market confidence

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With a growing number of customers, a buoyant market outlook and a ‘set in tablets of stone’ commitment to customer service, GeWeTe is preparing for the future by adding to its technical support team.

Pieter Remmers: keep the cowboy operators out and plan for the long-term

Pieter Remmers Merkur 360 Advisory Board
Pieter Remmers, one of the world’s leading safer gambling experts and a member of the MERKUR 360 Advisory Board, traces the development of safer gambling and argues why a long-term strategy will keep gambling sustainable

MERKUR Initiative to be piloted in ten venues ahead of national roll-out

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MERKUR Initiative will reflect and cement the brand’s links with the 180 local communities it serves throughout the country. The ten-venue pilot will begin the process of recognising those groups and individuals who play a central role in their communities.

Freedom day Delay: The national operator perspective

Sascha Blodau Merkur Slots Freedom Day Delay
The government has confirmed that it will delay the final lifting of lockdown restrictions for a further month. This will entail continued social distancing, capacity restrictions, Covid measures in venues, facemasks and home working. MERKUR UK’s Sascha Blodau answers some important questions.

MERKUR announces support for National Trust Woodland Appeal

National Trust Woodland Appeal
In the latest progressive initiative from MERKUR, the brand has broken new ground by supporting the National Trust’s Woodland Appeal which will see it fund the planting of 1,500 trees at the same time as spreading awareness of the work of the Trust amongst staff, customers and the broader stakeholder community.

MERKUR GROUP consolidates UK rebranding programme

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Bringing all of its consumer-facing businesses under the umbrella of the MERKUR brand represents a clear sign of intent. The new website, MERKURGROUPUK.CO.UK, details the full scope of its commitment to these shores and the philosophy that underpins it.

Merkur Initiative will help hundreds of local communities and good causes

Merkur Initiative 360 programme
Getting to the heart of the communities that they serve is the driver behind the latest venue-based programme from Gauselmann UK.

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...

Essex boost for Blueprint’s King of Games

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Blueprint Machines has confirmed that ‘a significant order’ has been placed by leading independent operator Essex Leisure for its King of Games digital Category C machines.   The deal follows continued joint development between the two parties which has cemented the strong performance of the compendium. King of Games is the UK market leader for digital Category C, with over 4000 units...