NOVOMATIC Global

The NOVOMATIC Group has locations in 50 countries and exports high-tech gaming equipment to 80 states. Search for locations in your country or by business unit using the map or the drop-down menus.

107 locations


Astra Albania Sh.A.

Rruga Murat Toptani
Biznes Center Eurocool
Tirana
Albania

Tel.: +355 4225 25 21
E-mail: it@astra.al
Website: www.astra.al


NOVOMATIC Argentina Limitada S.r.l.

San Jose 83, Piso 3
Buenos Aires C1076AAA
Argentina

Tel.: +54 11 438 341 31


Octavian de Argentina S.A.

Herrera 1855, Piso 7
Buenos Aires C1295ACI
Argentina

Tel.: +54 11 528 359 50
E-mail: info@octavian.com.ar
Website: www.argelink.com.ar


ADMIRAL Casinos & Entertainment GmbH

Novomatic Straße 158
2352 Gumpoldskirchen
Austria

Tel.: +43 2252 606 0
E-mail: office@admiral.at
Website: www.admiral-entertainment.at

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History

In its relatively short 36-year history, the NOVOMATIC Group has become one of the top players in the gaming industry and the clear number one in Europe.

2017

Acquisition

Casino Royal Group, Germany

Supervisory Board

Dr. Bernd Oswald takes over as Chairman of the Supervisory Board from Senator Herbert Lugmayr


Univ.-Doz. Dr. Robert Hofians extends the Supervisory Board of the NOVOMATIC AG, which now comprises five members. 

ICE Totally Gaming 2017

NOVOMATIC once again wowed visitors this year with the largest stand at the most important international gaming exhibition in London


On a surface area of approximately 4,700 m², a total of 25 group companies presented the NOVOMATIC Group’s comprehensive product portfolio

2016

Acquisition of Shares

NOVOMATIC gets the green light for the acquisition of 17.2 % of the shares in the Casinos Austria AG

Corporate bond

NOVOMATIC issues a Corporate Bond with a volume of EUR 500mn (benchmark-bond)

Expansion of Global Operations

Opening of Casino Admiral in San Roque, Spain


Expansion of Casino FlaminGO, Macedonia

Acquisition

Minority shareholders approve NOVOMATIC’s shareholding in Ainsworth


NOVOMATIC takes over the British gaming operator Talarius Ltd.


OTIUMGI S.L., Spain


Lotaria Kombëtare, Albania


MG Gaming S.r.L., Italy


Electro System S.p.A., Italy

Lotteries Expansion

NOVOMATIC LOTTERY SOLUTIONS signs a six-year contract with the Tunisian gaming and sports betting operator PROMOSPORT


NOVOMATIC wins the Italian lotteries license with a consortium of bidders

Strengthening the NOVOMATIC brand

Renaming of Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH (AGI) to NOVOMATIC Gaming Industries GmbH (NGI)


Renaming of Novo Lottery Solutions GmbH to NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions GmbH

ICE Totally Gaming 2016

NOVOMATIC has established itself as the leading full-service provider of the gaming industry


22 Group companies exhibit on the NOVOMATIC booth at the largest gaming show of the world in London.

2015

Promissory Note Bonds

NOVOMATIC issues promissory note bonds with a volume of Euro 275 million

Corporate Credit Rating

S&P assigns BBB Corporate Credit Rating to NOVOMATIC AG

Market Entry

Operations: Madrid, Spain

Lottery: Catalunya, Spain

ICE Totally Gaming 2015

NOVOMATIC unveils the single largest booth ever created for any gaming show, anywhere on earth at ICE Totally Gaming (4,500 sqm)

Acquisition

BlueBat Games Inc., Canada


AbZorba LLC, USA


Casino Tornado, Lithuania, 5th casino


Österreichische Lotterien GmbH, Austria


Playnation Ltd., Great Britain


2014

Membership

Member of WLA, EL, CIBELAE and NASPL

Brand Ambassador

Niki Lauda becomes NOVOMATIC brand ambassador

Market Entry

Israel, Illinois, Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala

Foundation

Novo Gaming Netherlands B.V., Netherlands


Novo Lottery Solutions GmbH, Austria


Member of WLA, EL, CIBELAE and NASPL


Extreme Live Gaming Ltd., Great Britain

Corporate Bond

NOVOMATIC issues a Corporate Bond with a volume of EUR 200 million

Acquisition

Casino Tornado, Lithuania, 4 casinos


Luxury Leisure Ultd., Great Britain, Scotland


S.A.L. Leisure Ltd., Great Britain


GiGames S.L., Spain


SO.GE.M.A. S.p.A., Italy


Elam Group Electronic Amusement B.V., Netherlands

Inauguration

Casino Hotel FlaminGo, Macedonia

2012

Concession

ADMIRAL Casinos & Entertainment AG is the sole concessionaire for the operation of gaming terminals in Lower Austria

Foundation

NOVOMATIC Americas Holdings Inc. founded in Florida/USA

Share Acquisition

Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH acquires the Dutch gaming companies JHV exploitatie B.V. and JHV gaming products B.V. and the newly founded Novo Gaming Netherlands acquires 100% of the shares of Eurocoin Gaming and AWP-design.nl


Novo Lottery Solutions GmbH acquires a majority shareholding (90%) in Betware Holding hf., the Icelandic leader in online lottery solutions

Certification

Octavian Argentina receives ISO 9001 certification

Long-Term partnership

NOVOMATIC signs a long-term partnership with the Romanian State Lottery in the video lottery sector – concerning the supply of 10,000 Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs)

Acquisition

The NOVOMATIC Group takes over all casino-related business activities of the Spanish Cirsa Group


ASTRA GAMES Ltd. takes over major assets of the Danoptra Gaming Group (BELL-FRUIT GAMES, GAMESTEC LEISURE, MAZOOMA INTERACTIVE GAMES RLMS Sales) and further strengthens its position in the UK market

Opening

NOVOMATIC Gaming Spain opens new headquarters in Madrid

New Record

NOVOMATIC registers a new record of over 3.2 billion in sales with 20,000 employees worldwide

Milestone

NOVOMATIC Italia installs the 20,000th VLT terminal in Italy

Innovation

NOVOMATIC with its proprietary NOVOMATIC Biometric Systems™ is the first gaming provider to internationally introduce the prerequisites for a biometrically supported registration and payment system

2011

Acquisition

ASTRA Games Ltd. acquires majority shareholding in Empire Games


AGI takes over 92% shareholding in the Spielbank Berlin


ASTRA Games Ltd. acquires 100% shareholding in Greentube Internet Entertainment Solutions GmbH


NOVOMATIC acquires majority shareholding in Italian VLT concessionary G.Matica

Milestone

NOVOMATIC celebrates a milestone in Italy with the 10,000th video lottery terminal produced by NOVOMATIC in operation in the Italian market

Responsible Gaming

NOVOMATIC launches Responsible Gaming Staff Training Programme

Foundation

ADMIRAL Casino & Entertainment AG founded as an exclusive operating unit for the Austrian market


AGI Gaming Colombia S.A.S. founded as a new partner for the Colombian gaming industry

2010

Opening

Hotel & Casino Resort ADMIRAL in Kozina, Slovenia, celebrates big opening party


NOVOMATIC opens the regional headquarters in Romania

Bond

NOVOMATIC issues two corporate bonds with a total volume of Euro 350 million

Award

At the G2E in Las Vegas the Novo Unity™ II multiplayer platform wins a Global Gaming Magazine Gaming Technology Award as the ‘Best Table Game Product or Innovation’

 

Acquisition

NOVOMATIC acquires key assets of Octavian International


NOVOMATIC enters the online market via acquisition of the Greentube Group

Market Entry

NOVOMATIC-inspired consortium wins concession for the Dragonara Casino in Malta


NOVOMATIC Gaming Spain enters the Spanish B-machine market


NOVOMATIC enters the Italian Market

Anniversary

NOVOMATIC celebrates 30th anniversary

2009

Expansion

ASTRA Games Ltd. and the Canadian provider of gaming software to the online gaming industry Chartwell Technology Inc. sign a two-year agreement under the terms of which Chartwell will offer the complete catalogue of NOVOMATIC games from ASTRA online


ADMIRAL Group becomes gaming leader in Peru

Membership

AGI is founding member of the Gaming Industry Piracy Alliance (GIPA)

Opening

Building completion of the new NOVOMATIC Group headquarters at Gumpoldskirchen


NOVOMATIC Forum opened as a new socio-cultural meeting place in the city centre of Vienna


ADMIRAL d.o.o. and HT Management d.o.o. open the new Hotel & Casinò Resort ADMIRAL in Kozina, Slovenia

Shares

ASTRA Games Ltd. acquires the majority shareholding in the internationally leading Austrian developer and provider of Online Gaming Solutions Greentube I.E.S GmbH

Foundation

Crown Gaming Paraguay S.A. founded as a new subsidiary


AGI Argentina s.r.l. founded as a 100 percent AGI subsidiary

Brand

NOVOMATIC again reaches the Top 10 in the Austrian Band Value Survey 2009 with an exceptional brand value growth of 14.4%

Events

Big opening of the Monticello Casino & Entertainment World with a joint live act of Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez

2008

License

Product licences for the autonomous Spanish regions Andalucia, Aragon, Murcia und Madrid

 

Market Entry

Market launch of the Super-V+ Gaminator® as the new standard cabinet for the Coolfire™ II multi-games

Opening

Opening of the Monticello Grand Casino in Chile (joint venture with Sun International), IGGR (International Group of Gaming & Resorts) and the entrepreneur Rudolf Binder active in Latin America.


Completion of the expansion of the AGI Hungaria Kft cable confectionary in Veskény, Hungary

Award

NOVOMATIC wins the ‚Austrian Export Trade Award 2008’ of the AWO

Groundbreaking

First installation in Macau and on the Philippines


Groundbreaking for the new NOVOMATIC headquarters in Gumpoldskirchen


Groundbreaking for the new headquarters of the AGI subsidiary Extra Games


Groundbreaking for the headquarters of Novo Invest co srl in Romania

2007

Expansion

AGI acquires the majority of assets of Crown Technologies GmbH


NOVOMATIC subsidiary Alfor awarded as Latvias "Most dynamic Company"


First installation of NOVOMATIC gaming equipment at Casino Barcelona

Cooperation

AGI confirms strategic alliance with Independent Gaming Pty Ltd.

Membership

AGI joins the Gaming Standards Association (GSA) as a gold member

Turnover

The annual turnover of the NOVOMATIC Group of Companies exceeds the landmark of 2 Billion Euros for the first time

Trade Show

First trade show presence of AGI at the ASIAN GEM in Manila and at the SAGSE in Buenos Aires

Opening

ASTRA Games Ltd. opens new headquarters in Cardiff


Alfor SIA opens new headquarters in Riga

2006

Licence

License award for Florida (Slot Machine Business Licence)


IGT acquires certain NOVOMATIC intellectual property for multi-station games


Tender award of one of the new casino licences in Chile

Cooperation

NOVOMATIC and IGT enter into an international ticket-in/ticket-out (TITO) license agreement

Brand

Big Player – NOVOMATIC again honoured as Austria’s most dynamic company

Opening

Opening of the Casino Binz / Germany

2005

Opening

Opening of Casino ADMIRAL Prater/Vienna, the largest betting casino in Europe

Expansion

Acquisition of EXTRA-GAMES Entertainment GmbH, an German operator of Adult Gaming Centres

Product

Novo Multi-Table Roulette™, NOVO Unity™, Novo Multi-Wheel Roulette™ and Multi-Gaminator® are the main attractions at ICE 2005

Record Year

The annual turnover of the NOVOMATIC Group exceeds the landmark of 1 Billion Euros

Award

NOVOMATIC wins award as Austria’s most dynamic company in the category „Big Player“

Licence

License award for Alberta (manufacturer & supplier’s licence)

2004

Opening

Opening of Casino ADMIRAL Colosseum in Haté, CZ, on the 1st of May, to celebrate the EU-Enlargement


Opening of Casino ADMIRAL in Budapest, Hungary

Trade Show

Gaminator® and Novo Safe Cash® are the main attractions at ICE 2004

Expansion

Takeover of ASTRA GAMES Ltd. in the UK

2003

Opening

Casino in Locarno, Switzerland


Outlet operated by Spielbank Kassel in the city centre of Kasse, Germany


First Hungarian Casino ADMIRAL in Sopron

Expansion

Established market leadership in Estonia


Acquisition of the NSM Löwen-Entertainment GmbH in Germany

Product

Presentation of Novo Multi-Screen Technology™ at ICE 2003


Development of the Coolfire™ II USB casino hardware platform


Novo Multi-Roulette™ and Novo TouchBet® Live-Roulette installations including more than 2000 terminals operating in leading casinos around the world

Licence

Licence awards for British Columbia and Quebec,  Canada as well as for Panama

2002

Product

Presentation of Novo Streamline™ at ICE 2002

Expansion

Novo Multi-Roulette™ and Novo TouchBet® Live-Roulette installations including 1000 terminals operating in Casinos in England


Paradise Casino ADMIRAL, with 8 casinos and 9 gaming outlets becomes a market leader in the Czech Republic


Acquisition of approximately 80% of the shares in ADMIRAL Leisure Ltd., Republic of South Africa

Opening

Opening of the casinos in Mendrisio, Bad Ragarz and Dovos, Switzerland


Opening of Plant 5 in Gumpoldskirchen, Austria


Opening of EDP's facilities in Rousinov, Czech Republic

2001

Expansion

The casino projects for Mendrisio, Locarno, Davos, and Bad Ragaz with active engagement of ACE, four casino licenses are proposed by the Swiss Federal Council


Tender award for the casinos Kassel and Bad Wildungen, Germany

Licence

License for Great Britain (Seller, Supplier and Maintenance License)

Product

Presentation of Novo Multi-Roulette™ and Novo TouchBet® Live-Roulette at ICE 2001 in London


The products of NOVOMATIC Group are now represented in the majority of European casinos and in numerous overseas casinos

2000

Licence

License awarded for Peru


Three further licences in the Republic of South Africa

Foundation

Foundation of ADMIRAL Casinos & Entertainment AG (ACE) in Switzerland


Foundation of Advanced Technology Systems International S.A. (ATSI) in Poland emerging from a close cooperation with Cracow University of Engineering

Opening

Relocation of headquarters of ADMIRAL Sportwetten GmbH to Novomatic Street 1 in Gumpoldskirchen


Opening of ATSI's facilities in Cracow, Poland


Opening of the casino at Frankfurt/Airport as Germany's first airport casino

1999

Acquisition of shares of Spielbank Berlin by Prof. Johann F. Graf as an engagement in one of the most successful casinos in Germany


Licenses awarded for the Provinces of Gauteng, Kwazulu Natal, and the Western Cape in the Republic of South Africa


Beginning of a cooperation between NGI and British Technical Casino Supplies (TCS) to strengthen the activities in the English gaming market


Opening of Plant 4 in Gumpoldskirchen

1998

Opening

Opening of EDP facilities in Komorany, Czech Republic


EDP acquires Paradise Casino International, an operator of two casinos in the Czech Republic

Opening of casinos at Heringsdorf and Stralsund / Germany in co-operation with Stiftung Deutsche Sporthilfe


New gaming law enacted in the Republic of South Africa based on US model legislation. First license awarded by Mpumalanga is to become the decisive step to South Africa


Manufacturer & Supplier License for Colorado (USA)

1997

Development of the Coolfire™ Coldfire Risc Processor casino hardware platform as a final step towards high-technology gaming, serves as a basis for interactive live games


Opening of Admiral Foxtown Casino in Mendrisio / Switzerland, half an hour's drive from Milan, Italy


Presentation of the first multiplayer machines. After the automation of the Roulette game, the development of TouchBet® Live-Roulette revolutionises the live games : With the first-time ever blend of the fascination of live games with the new possibilities of advanced gaming technology, AGI delivers an innovation of worldwide recognition taking once again a pioneering position for NOVOMATIC Group : Now up to 250 players can join in a live Roulette game at the same time and space is no longer a physical hindrance to the number of participants in a game.

1996

Opening

Opening of Kursaal casinos in Saxon les Bains and Weggis, Switzerland


Opening of the hotel "ADMIRAL am Kurpark" in the spa town of Baden outside Vienna – diversification into the hotel industry

Acquisition of shares in ADMIRAL Leisure World Ltd. leads to a successful listing on the stock exchange in South Africa


Foundation of AS Novoloto as a joint venture between NOVOMATIC AG and AS Eesti Loto, Estonia's state-owned lotteries company


Beginning of the restructuring and renaming process of NOVOMATIC Industries GmbH to Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH (AGI). AGI now responsible for all R&D domains and production, distribution and marketing activities.

1995

License for Ontario / Canada – first license awarded to NOVOMATIC Group in Northern America


Opening of a kursaal casino in Baden near Zürich / Switzerland as well as in Davos / Switzerland


Beginning of the development of multiplayer devices


Interactive Multi-Games launched in the market to revolutionise especially the AWP sector

1994

Development of the new ASIC Applied Specific Integrated Circuit hardware platform as the basis for a new generation of high-tech slot machines


Opening of Plant 3 in Gumpoldskirchen

1993

Worldwide Activities

The NOVOMATIC Group has engagements in more than 30 countries worldwide. The growth of the Group is accelerated further with new emerging gaming jurisdictions. Subsidiaries are established in Germany, Norway, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Namibia and Botswana.


Opening of Plant 2 in Gumpoldskirchen

1992

Foundation of new production facilities in various countries to meet the ever increasing demand for gaming machines

1991

Foundation of ADMIRAL Sportwetten GmbH as a 100% subsidiary of NOVOMATIC AG


Opening of the largest casino in the Czech Republic in Prague in a Joint Venture with the City of Prague

1990

American Poker II launched in the market - it will go down in the History of Gaming as "The Legend"


First deliveries of full-range casino equipment to the Republic of South Africa


Foundation of NOVO-Invest Casino Development AG, today's NOVOMATIC AG

1989

Fall of the Iron Curtain, beginning of extensive pioneering activities in the new EU Member States


Opening of Casino ADMIRAL Montreux, Switzerland


Establishment of initially small-scale production activities at Kolin outside Prague, Czech Republic

1988

Foundation of C.S.C. as a holding company in Switzerland


Expansion to the Republic of South Africa

1984

Innovation

Development of the MPU 01 or Micro Processor Unit 01 hardware platform creating a basis for state-of-the-art slot machines

1982

1982-1983

Expansion successfully continued to new markets and projects all over the world

1981

Expansion

Beginning of expansion to Europe, initially Germany, France, Netherlands and Switzerland

1980

Foundation

Foundation of NOVOMATIC Automatenhandels GmbH


Production of the first ADMIRAL Gaming Machines

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