NOVOMATIC Americas licensed in Illinois
The Illinois Gaming Board, at its Thursday 29th May meeting, approved NOVOMATIC AMERICAS, LLC as a duly Licensed Supplier for both the Riverboat Casino and VGT (Video Gaming Terminals) market sectors.
The granting of these new licenses marks a major forward step for NOVOMATIC’s entry into key US markets and has been warmly welcomed by the Florida-based company that also has strategic office and customer support facilities in Chicago.
Rick Meitzler, NOVOMATIC AMERICAS Vice President of Sales – North America, noted: “The approval of NOVOMATIC AMERICAS by the Illinois Gaming Board is both very welcome and, following our recently held focus group and product presentation events, particularly timely. It has already been made very clear to us that the Illinois gaming operators are ready and willing to welcome NOVOMATIC and that they are keen to evaluate our product offering for themselves at the earliest possible opportunity.”
NOVOMATIC Americas was established in 2012 as an important strategic step for the NOVOMATIC Group on the American continent with an emphasis on Tribal Government Gaming. It is committed to offer top gaming equipment combined with best customer support and after sales service. Full support of the HQ’s R&D departments guarantees market specific products. The product range includes slot machines for Class III, Class II and VLT / VGT markets, electronic table games as well as management systems and ancillary services.
The NOVOMATIC Group is one of the biggest producers and operators of gaming technologies and one of the largest integrated gaming companies in the world. The group employs more than 20,000 staff worldwide (3,000 in Austria). Founded by entrepreneur Prof. Johann F. Graf, the group has locations in 45 countries and exports high-tech electronic gaming equipment to 80 countries. The group operates more than 230,000 gaming machines in its about 1,500 plus traditional and electronic casinos as well as via rental concepts. Part of the group is also Admiral Sportwetten GmbH, Austria's leading sports betting operator with more than 205 outlets as well as the Vienna based online gaming specialist Greentube Internet Entertainment Solutions GmbH.