Novomatic granted two Austrian casino licenses

Dr. Franz Wohlfahrt – CEO Novomatic

The Austrian Ministry of Finance has granted the integrated global gaming firm, Novomatic, two casino licenses.

These will allow Novomatic to open two new flagship casinos in the country; one at Vienna Prater and the other in Bruck an der Leitha in Lower Austria. The firm, which is one of the largest producers and operators of gaming technologies and one of the largest integrated gaming companies in the world, has stated that this decision will create up to 500 jobs in the country.

The Chief Executive Officer of Novomatic, Dr. Franz Wohlfahrt, said: “The allocation of these licenses now allows us to prove our international casino competencies in our home market, Austria.

“Apart from that it enables us to guarantee the sustained growth at the Novomatic headquarters in Gumpoldskirchen while creating jobs for over 500 new employees.”

The Novomatic group currently employs over 20,000 staff worldwide with 3000 of these in Austria.

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