Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Astra Games Austin Powers LB

Tag: Novomatic

Bulldog set to build on record breaking year

Bulldog-Games-Novomatic-EAG
‘An awesome year which quite simply exceeded all of our expectations’, is how Peter Collinge, managing director of Bulldog Games, reflected on the success enjoyed by the industry’s newest redemption brand. Launched by Novomatic UK at EAG 2018, the Bulldog range has reinforced its ‘Be amazed’ marketing campaign with 85 percent of Bulldog product in the top three highest performing...

AGC market leader Admiral goes ‘from strength to strength’ on the UK high street and beyond

Casino Admiral
With annual results issued recently, AGC operator Luxury Leisure Talarius are looking to move on in the marketplace with some vigour. 2018 has seen a strong performance, and there’s clearly more to come. Along with the rebrand to Admiral, the business has also fully refurbished over a dozen venues with its High Street Casino concept - offering a luxurious gaming...

Shreeve takes on expanded sales and marketing role with Astra and Bell-Fruit

ian shreeve wide
Novomatic UK has confirmed that Ian Shreeve, who joined Bell-Fruit Games as sales and marketing director in 2017, has also taken responsibility for the sales function at sister company Astra Games. The appointment is part of a streamlining of the senior management structure which will see finance and HR director Stephen Howlett expand his remit to cover both brands. The...

RLMS feature best in breed B3s from Astra, Novomatic and Project

2585-prods-RLMS-Big Bonus Wheel 2 Player
When it comes to Category B3, there are few better places to go to than RLMS Sales. And this term, they haven’t disappointed with a wide array of models from leading pioneers in the B3 arena. The portfolio of Category B3 models available from RLMS Sales provides a range of the most successful compendium and single game options available on...

Big Bonus Wheel: a national success

Big-Bonus-Wheel-VIP-1
The VIP Lounge with Big Bonus Wheel from Astra has been one of the most notable entrants to the market since its launch at ICE and has found success across a range of sectors and locales. One of the key focuses for Astra this year has been the impressive Astra VIP Lounge with Big Bonus Wheel, which first showcased at...

Independents embrace iPub2 opportunity

NOVOMATIC
Content is king in the age of digital development and Novomatic are determined to lead the way. Its iPub2 is now available to the independent sector, opening up a whole new stream of opportunity for the marketplace Novomatic UK has opened up a new phase of industry opportunity by making the iPub2, its top performing, digital gaming product, available to...

Novomatic sees sales surpass €2.5bn for the first time

NOVOMATIC
Gaming machine supplier and operator Novomatic has seen sales surpass €2.5bn for the first time, the company has announced. The company, which now employees 25,500 worldwide, enjoyed EBITDA of €587m and cash flow of €419m. The firm released €1.1bn in prizes, it said in its report. The group’s 2017 annual report showed that gaming operations increased revenues to €1.58bn compared with...

Trolley King: Bringing slots to the supermarket

trolley
THIS ARTICLE WAS PUBLISHED AS AN APRIL FOOL'S JOKE BY THE COINSLOT EDITORIAL TEAM on APRIL 1st 2018. As part of Novomatic UK, Bridgend-based Astra Games has been pushing the innovation envelope since 1992.   Its latest development has seen the company build on the trend in high street gaming by bringing its industry-renowned slot gaming to Britain’s supermarket aisles. Trolley King, featuring...

RLMS: Redemption still going from strength to strength

Coinslot Tony Glanville RLMS
The rise of redemption has been an undeniable theme of the last few years. Tony Glanville, MD of RLMS, comments on the burgeoning market sector and the exciting news coming out of Novomatic UK. Coinslot: How do you see the redemption market performing? Tony Glanville: Without a shadow of a doubt the swing in the coastal arcade and holiday park market...

NOVOMATIC expecting record full-year revenues

Coinslot - Novomatic Macquarie £5.2bn
If bringing its largest ever stand to the industry’s most important trade event, ICE, wasn’t proof enough of the positivity at NOVOMATIC, the company has announced that it is expecting to report a record year of revenues in 2017.   Speaking during a press conference at the London expo, CEO Harald Neumann said: “We had revenues of E2.56bn, up from E2.3bn...

BFG kick starts a digital Revolution

Coinslot Novomatic bfg
  Bell-Fruit Games (BFG) has announced the roll out of its brand new digital gaming platform, Revolution.   An initial order comprising 250 units has been taken up by national operator Gamestec, with more to follow by Q1 2018. Revolution will serve as an updateable platform, eschewing the compendium format to instead offer one single premium game at a time that can...

Novomatic Croatia Selects CPI for new Grand Casino Admiral Zagreb

Grand Casino Admiral Zagreb cpi
Crane Payment Innovations (CPI) has announced that Grand Casino Admiral Zagreb in Croatia specified the SC Advance banknote validator and EASITRAX cashbox system for its October 2017 opening.   This is the third casino from Novomatic Croatia to open in the country. “We are well aware of how beneficial it is to use SC Advance and EASITRAX together, so our decision to...

NOVOMATIC sets out expansion plans for BEGE Expo in Sofia

bege
Returning to Sofia for the ten year anniversary of the Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Exhibition (BEGE), NOVOMATIC will expand its show presence demonstrating the company’s growing footprint in the Balkans and Eastern Europe.   Spanning more than 400sqm, the wide-ranging NOVOMATIC product display will be presented across Stands #2.1 - #2.4. Roman Czubak, head of sales Central and Eastern Europe, said: “The ten year...

Astra Games signs with E-Systems for Ainsworth

ICR - Ainsworth E-systems NOVOMATIC Astra
Astra Games, part of NOVOMATIC UK, has signed a new distribution agreement with German-based casino equipment distributor E-Systems GmbH   The deal will include the provision of Ainsworth Gaming Technology products in several European markets and reaffirms the long-standing partnership between E-Systems and Ainsworth UK following the restructuring of the Ainsworth business in Europe. Under the newly extended agreement, E-Systems, formerly known...

Investment keeps Luxury Leisure strong in highly competitive marketplace

Coinslot - Luxury Leisure Admiral
With an 84-strong estate extending as far north as Greenock in Scotland, to as far south as Dawlish in Devon, Novomatic operator Luxury Leisure increased turnover and profit for 2016 as the company continues to upgrade and rebrand its AGCs under the Admiral banner.   Luxury Leisure, operating Novomatic’s AGC offering, increased both turnover and profit in 2016 with an investment...

G2E Las Vegas: Assembling in adversity

g2e las vegas
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...

Novomatic supply chain supports UK plc

novomatic UK Paul Terroni
The importance of the supply chain should not be taken for granted, with UK-based organisations supporting a myriad of businesses based in towns and cities far and wide.   The contributions made by international investors in the UK amusements and low stake gaming sectors has been put into sharp focus following an audit of Novomatic UK’s supply chain. The analysis, which covers...

Acquisitions drive Novomatic first-half growth of 11.3 percent

Coinslot - Novomatic Macquarie £5.2bn
With almost 2,100 venues worldwide, operating a new record of 70,700 machines, Novomatic posted a rise in revenue for the first half of 2017 - “on the right track” with the company’s international growth strategy, not least in the UK which enjoyed more than double growth in revenues.   Novomatic AG reported “record sales” in the six months to June 30,...

Novomatic launches new staff competition

Coinslot - Competition NOVOMATIC
Astra Games and Bell-Fruit Games, part of Novomatic UK, have launched a new employee of the month competition.   Every month, exceptional staff members will be handed the keys to a range topping Ford Mustang convertible. “This is very much a people industry that we’re in, so it’s vitally important that we recognise and reward the hard work and commitment shown by...

Astra and BFG reports solid performances in challenging climate

Coinslot - GC report reports
With the long-awaited triennial featuring heavily in both Annual Reports, Astra Games and Bell-Fruit enjoyed a solid 2016 as they remain at the forefront of an industry ready for review.   Novomatic UK companies Astra Games and Bell-Fruit Games have posted strong results in their respective annual reports for the “challenging” year ending 31 December 2016. Leading the way was Astra which...

Novomatic moots E6bn flotation amidst regulatory changes

bege
Novomatic is reportedly pushing on with its rumoured Initial Public Offering, to raise money for investments and acquisitions ahead of tightening regulations in Germany.   Machine manufacturing giant Novomatic’s IPO, which is tipped to be one of the largest flotations in Austria’s history, could see the firm achieve a market value of E6bn. The decision is timely; first, because Novomatic will...

RLMS launch Astra Games’ compendium

Coinslot - RLMS Astra Compendium titles
Presenting a collaborative effort from Novomatic sister companies Bell-Fruit and Astra Games, RLMS Sales has launched a new 27-game compendium Cat B3, Hot Slotto 500.   RLMS Sales has launched a brand new Cat B3 title this week hosting one of the biggest and brightest palette of games currently available in the market. Hailing from Astra Games, a leading innovator in game...

Novomatic lining up financials ahead of possible flotation

Coinslot - Novomatic Macquarie £5.2bn
Novomatic have announced their 2016 financial accounts and in the process displayed a clear strategy for growth through acquisition and market expansion.   With revenues up, and an Ainsworth purchase in the process, the results provided a fairly safe haven for any flotation aspirations the group has in the not too distant future. The family-owned company said revenues were up 10 percent...

NOVOMATIC and GiGames set to dominate Fer-Interazar

Coinslot - NOVOMATIC GiGames Feria Madrid
This year’s Feria Internacional del Juego exhibition will see NOVOMATIC and GiGames occupy the event’s largest booth for a second time.   NOVOMATIC Gaming Spain and GiGames have confirmed they will be showcasing their respective products in the largest booth (Booth C4 - Pavilion #7) of the Feria Internacional del Juego exhibition in Madrid for the second time. Taking place from March...

Novomatic may prepare £5.2bn IPO with Macquarie

Coinslot - Novomatic Macquarie £5.2bn
With a history of successful acquisitions and record-breaking turnover in the first half of last year, Novomatic is rumoured to be preparing an initial public offering that could be valued at more than £5.2bn.   Novomatic is working with investment bank Macquarie to prepare an initial public offering that could value the company at more than £5.2bn, according to reports from...

Novomatic’s bigger and better display at ICE 2017

Coinslot - NOVOMATIC display ICE 2017
Novomatic expanded its display at ICE to accommodate new additions to the group, entirely new ranges of cabinets, and even the debut display of the Gaminator Scorpion.   NOVOMATIC, and its various international group companies and competence centres, presented a full range of gaming solutions ready to excite the market and break new ground in 2017. The Novomatic Group’s newest addition, Ainsworth...

Orders roll in for Astra’s VIP Lounge cabinet

Coinslot - Cabinet Astra Games ICE
New VIP Lounge cabinet from Astra Games receives unprecedented response from industry at ICE.   Astra Games has reported an overwhelming response to its VIP Lounge cabinet in the wake of this year’s ICE Totally Gaming. The cabinet, which received its premiere showing at ExCeL, drew an unprecedented level of interest over the three day event, resulting in firm orders ahead of...

RLMS and BFG in Deal or No Deal factory rebuild tie-up

Coinslot Factory RLMS BFG
Novomatic allies RLMS and Bell- Fruit have come together to create a new Deal or No Deal factory rebuild game, designed to give operators access to the highly successful DOND license at a lower price point.   National distributor RLMS Sales, part of Novomatic UK, has joined forces with sister company Bell-Fruit Games to develop a premium quality Cat C factory...

ICE heralds start of ambitious year for Storm Gaming

Coinslot Storm Gaming Richard Sheldon
Storm Gaming prepares to expand into Europe as it enters 2017. Storm Gaming is heading into 2017 with an imminent launch in Spain, and a raft of quality license acquisitions to bolster its UK offering. “As a company we work very closely with ITV and globally deal with a number of their brands. We currently own the license for The Chase,...

Competitions and Markets Authority clears Novomatic and Talarius merger

Coinslot Novomatic Talarius
The acquisition of Talarius by Novomatic has been given the go-ahead. Novomatic is to avoid the need for a full-scale enquiry by the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) relating to its proposed takeover of Talarius. The business regulator had previous expressed concerns over a number of specific locations around the UK where the buyout would create unfair market conditions, but following...

STAY CONNECTED

0FansLike
0FollowersFollow

PRODUCTS