• Headquarters, in Espelkamp, Germany

  • Research & Development, in Luebbecke, Germany

Over 60 years of the Gauselmann Group – a success story under the Merkur sun

In 1957, Paul Gauselmann laid the foundations for the Gauselmann Group, which has since grown into a hugely successful enterprise. Today, the Gauselmann Group’s Merkur sun is recognised worldwide as a symbol of quality, experience, innovation and entertainment.

Still headquartered in Germany, the Gauselmann Group remains firm in its commitment to state-of-the-art leisure entertainment, with products boasting the ‘Made in Germany’ label that’s known worldwide as a sign of quality.

As ever, the Merkur sun is at the centre, around which the individual solutions of the gaming industry orbit – a fitting metaphor for the organisation’s breadth of talent and everlasting desire to offer only the very best in cutting-edge gaming solutions.

  • adp Gauselmann GmbH

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    adp - these three letters continue to stand for an unequalled successful concept. adp stems from the first three letters of the German phrase ´aus der Praxis´ meaning ´from real life experience. It is the source where innovations have been created for decades that time and again enthuse and have ensured sustained trends and success in the industry.

    Being very close to the market counts to the most important factors that explain adp´s success. The ability to take customers wishes and customer requirements over and over again to develop and then create a visionary concept that consists of innovative games, ergonomically thought-through comfort hardware as well as helpful service elements has been making the difference for decades.

    All Merkur Gaming products are exclusively manufactured by adp Gauselmann GmbH in Luebbecke. The certifications according to DIN EN ISO 9001 of adp Gauselmann GmbH for development, production and sales as well as the development area of Merkur Gaming guarantee optimal ´made in Germany´quality.

  • HESS Cash Systems GmbH & Co. KG

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    Year of Incorporation: 1885
    Acquisition: 2001
    www.hess.de

    HESS Cash Systems GmbH & Co. KG from Magstadt is a leading specialist for money-processing system solution with a wealth of experience from entrepreneurial activities spanning over almost 130 years. The traditional company develops, produces and sells hardware and software solutions for cash-handling and payment systems for banks, local authorities, public amenities, retail companies and casinos.

  • GeWeTe Geldwechsel- und Sicherheitstechnik

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    Year of Incorporation: 1993
    www.gewete.de

    GeWeTe Geldwechsel- und Sicherheitstechnik GmbH & Co. KG specialises in the development and production of money changing machines and pay stations. The company is the recognised market leader in the arcade segment because of its innovative products. Furthermore, Kiddie Rides also belong to its product portfolio.

  • Merkur Interactive GmbH

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    Year of Incorporation: 2006
    www.merkur-win.com

    Merkur Interactive GmbH, founded in 2006, is responsible within the Gauselmann Group for developing new business segments. Three segments currently belong to this - sports betting, internet-based gaming and prize games.

  • edict eGaming GmbH

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    Year of Incorporation: 1998
    Acquisition: 2008
    www.edict.de

    edict eGaming GmbH is the specialist for online gaming platforms within the Gauselmann Group and focuses on the development and technical operation of online casino solutions and system platforms for the gaming market. The Hamburg-based company is a subsidiary of Merkur Interactive GmbH and has been a part of the Gauselmann group of companies since 2008.

  • CASINO MERKUR International GmbH

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    1986: First international arcade location is opened
    Year of Incorporation: 2006
    www.merkur-casino.com

    The Gauselmann Group opened its first international entertainment centre in 1986. Merkur Casino GmbH was founded in 2006 in order to further promote the arcade expansion outside of Germany. The company name was changed to Merkur International GmbH in 2011, then to CASINO MERKUR International GmbH in 2014 that in the meantime operates approximately 250 modern entertainment centres in ten European countries.

  • Cashpoint Agentur & IT-Service GmbH

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    Year of Incorporation: 1996
    Participation: 2005
    Complete Acquisition: 2014
    www.cashpoint.com

    Cashpoint Agentur & IT-Service GmbH has been active in the sports betting market since 1996. The Gauselmann Group purchased a controlling share of the Austrian company in 2005 and completely intergrated it into the group of companies in 2014. Cashpoint operates more than 5,000 point-of-sale positions in the form of betting shops, kiosk systems and self-service terminals alongside licensed internet platforms.

  • Blueprint Gaming

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    Year of Incorporation: 2001
    Participation: 2008
    Complete Aquisition: 2012
    www.blueprintgaming.com

    In 2008 the Gauselmann Group purchased a controlling 50 percent share in Blueprint Gaming, an upcoming multi-platform developer for digital games. Since 2012 the group of companies has been the sole shareholder of Blueprint Gaming with locations in Great Britain, USA and the Philippines.

  • Dosniha Gaming S. L.

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    Year of Foundation of Merkur Gaming
    Espania S. L.: 2010
    2012: Change of company name to Dosniha Gaming S. L.
    www.dosniha.com

    The Spanish Dosniha Gaming S. L. is responsible for the sale of multigamers in Spain for the Gauselmann Group. The company also has its own development capacities. Dosniha Gaming adapts the Merkur games to the Spanish market and the preferences of the players there.