Astra Albania Sh.A.
Casino FlaminGO celebrates expansion with Niki Lauda
Subtitle: NOVOMATIC’s Macedonian casino operation to be the largest casino in South East Europe
Gumpoldskirchen, October 18, 2016 – The official inauguration of the expanded casino premises at the Macedonian Casino FlaminGO was celebrated on Friday, October 7, with a grand festivity and 3,000 guests as well as NOVOMATIC brand ambassador Niki Lauda as a special VIP guest.
Following the takeover by the NOVOMATIC Group and an investment in extensive refurbishment measures amounting to some EUR 40 million, Casino FlaminGO reopened at the beginning of 2014. The latest expansion of the casino premises, which has now concluded, amounted to a further EUR 14 million.
The Casino FlaminGO complex to date comprises a hotel with 60 rooms and Spa & Wellness areas, as well as two restaurants, three bars, a café and a nightclub. The casino floor offers 26 live gaming tables with a comprehensive offering, and the number of slots has now been expanded from the original 470 gaming machines to 920 terminals – and will further increase to 1,001 units by the end of the year.
At this point, Casino FlaminGO will become South East Europe’s largest casino, offering jobs for 570 staff and welcoming more than 500,000 guests per year.
The NOVOMATIC Group is one of the biggest international producers and operators of gaming technologies and employs more than 24,000 staff worldwide. Founded by entrepreneur Professor Johann F. Graf in 1980, the Group has locations in more than 50 countries and exports high-tech electronic gaming equipment and solutions to 80 countries. The Group operates more than 235,000 gaming terminals in its some 1,600 plus gaming operations as well as via rental concepts.
Through its numerous international subsidiaries the NOVOMATIC Group is fully active in all segments of the gaming industry and thus offers a diversified omni-channel product portfolio to its partners and clients around the world. This product range includes land based gaming products and services, management systems and cash management, online/mobile and social gaming solutions as well as lottery and sports betting solutions together with a range of sophisticated ancillary products and services.