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UK – Inspired completes purchase of Gaming Technology from Novomatic

Novomatic UK, the wholly owned UK subsidiary company of Novomatic AG Austria, and inspired Gaming have completed their deal involving Gaming Technology with Inspired buying the company for €104.6m in cash. The companies included in the deal comprise Gamestec Leisure Limited, Playnation Limited, Astra Games, Bell-Fruit, Harlequin Gaming and Innov8 Gaming. Primarily serving the UK…

UK – Inspired to buy Novomatic’s UK amusements divisions for US$120m

Inspired Entertainment is buying the Gaming Technology Group of Novomatic for US$120m in a deal that includes Gamestec Leisure, Playnation, Astra Games, Bell-Fruit, Harlequin Gaming and Innov8 Gaming but does not include Novomatic’s casino assets. Following the transaction, Inspired would be positioned to supply an extensive range of products and services across the UK and…

UK – Astra inks distribution deal with E-Systems for Ainsworth in Europe

Astra Games, part of Novomatic UK, has signed a new distribution agreement with German-based casino equipment distributor E-Systems GmbH for the provision of Ainsworth Gaming Technology products in several European markets. The deal reaffirms the long-standing partnership between E-Systems and Ainsworth UK following the restructuring of the Ainsworth business in Europe. Under the newly extended…

Philippines – Astra Gaming acquires Extreme Live Gaming

The Astra Gaming Group (the wholly owned UK subsidiary of Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH, (AGI) part of the Novomatic Group) has acquired a majority holding in Extreme Live Gaming. Based in Manila, the live dealer gaming solutions provider operates studios in Asia, employing both Asian and European dealers. It joins stable mates Astra Games, Bell-Fruit…

UK – Party Time Cat D shines brightly at the coast

The renaissance of Astra Games’ massively popular Party Time continues at a rapid pace with the launch of a new, lower cost Category D version of the multi-player. According to the firm’s Sales and Marketing Director, Alan Rogers, buyers of this latest incarnation of the model can expect some real ‘old school’ charm thanks to…

UK – Astra Gaming Group strikes a high profile pose at Park Avenue

The Astra Gaming Group was well represented at this year’s Park Avenue with a stellar line-up of product dominating a significant footprint in the showroom of Electrocoin Sales. The latest titles from Astra Games, Bell-Fruit Games and Empire Games were on display, notably the former’s re-born version of the iconic Party Time. There was support,…

UK – Astra buys Games Media’s pub business

The Astra Gaming Group has confirmed it has bought certain assets of the Games Media pub business from SG Gaming, a division of Scientific Games Corporation. Astra, the wholly owned UK subsidiary of Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH (AGI), part of the Novomatic Group, said the sale was formally agreed by both parties on March 25….

UK-Astra completes Danoptra deal

Astra Games has now completed the purchase of Danoptra bringing Gamestec Leisure, Bell-Fruit Games, RLMS Sales and Mazooma Interactive Games under the overall umbrella of the Novomatic Group. Each of the four ‘acquired’ companies will maintain their individual identities, being some of the most respected and iconic names in the UK gaming industry, and will…

UK-Astra deal to buy Danoptra Group clears OFT hurdle

Novomatic’s deal to buy the assets of the Danoptra Group companies has moved a critical step closer following approval from the Office of Fair Trading. The deal which would see Novomatic’s UK subsidiary Astra Games purchase the trade and assets of Gamestec Leisure, Bell Fruit Games, RLMS and Mazooma Interactive Games, was given the green…