Sports Gauselmann Group takes over game banks in NRW
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The four national North Rhine-Westphalian gamebanks in Aachen, Bad Oeynhausen, Dortmund-Hohensyburg and Duisburg receive a new owner: the gambling company Gauselmann.
The Gauselmann Game Banks Beteiligungs GmbH received the contract for the Westspiel Group launched last year, the previous owner, NRW.BANK, announced on Wednesday. The purchase contract was signed on Tuesday. He still requires the approval of the antitrust authorities.
About the purchase price, both sides did not give any information. The contract in the bidding competition ensures the family-owned company not only control over the four existing game banks in NRW, who achieved playments of more than 117 million euros in 2019, but also offers the company the opportunity to give two more game banks in NRW Open how Gauselmann stressed. The casinos in Aachen, Bad Oyenhausen, Dortmund and Duisburg will continue to be kept under the name "Merkur" game banks.
company founder Paul Gauselmann spoke of a milestone in more than 60 years of company history. The Group can now also show in his home country NRW that he mastered the "high school" of the game and around money. According to own data, the Gauselmann Group employs around 14,000 people worldwide and recently made annual turnover of around 3.5 billion euros.
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