Tag Archives: Österreichische Lotterien

bet-at-home forecasts 2021 losses due to Austrian casino judgement 

bet-at-home AG has temporarily discontinued its online casino from Austria as the DACH markets operator faces legal challenges from Austrian customers demanding reimbursement for their online casino taxes.   The decision has been taken as bet-at-home continues to challenge Austria’s national gambling regime that dictates that online casino and poker be controlled by the government’s appointed concession of Casinos Austria.  Notifying …

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Novomatic sells Casinos Austria stake to Czech SAZKA

Novomatic AG has agreed to sell its 17% stake in Casinos Austria to Czech gambling conglomerate SAZKA Group. Issuing a short statement, Novomatic confirms that it has reached a binding agreement with SAZKA dependent on regulatory approvals. The transaction will see SAZKA increase its shareholding in Casinos Austria to 55% (formerly 38%), after securing majority investment rights in the leading …

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Friedrich Stickler becomes a consultant for Novomatic Group

Novomatic has announced that Friedrich Stickler, President of the European Lotteries Association for six years between 2009 and 2015, became a consultant for the group on July 1. Stickler, a long-standing board member of the Österreichische Lotterien GmbH, will support Novomatic with the expertise and experience he has built up over decades in gaming and lotteries. He will play a …

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