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Belgium – Frost re-elected as President of EUROMAT

Assembled members of the European Gaming and Amusement Federation (EUROMAT) unanimously backed Jason Frost as President at the association’s Annual General Meeting, held, held virtually on June 30. Mr. Frost will now serve another two-year term. EUROMAT members similarly endorsed the re-election of Uwe Christiansen as Vice President and the re-election of Sanne Muijser (Secretary…

Belgium – 88 European and American organisations urge EU and US to remove retaliatory tariffs

Eighty-eight European and American organisations impacted by EU-US retaliatory tariffs sent a letter today to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and US President Joseph R. Biden urging the permanent removal of tariffs on sectors unrelated to the ongoing Trans-Atlantic trade disputes. The organisations, which range from agricultural products to consumer and industrial goods,…

UK – Novomatic joins Euromat as its latest corporate member

Novomatic UK has joined Euromat as its latest corporate member. Novomatic UK becomes Euromat’s fifth corporate member alongside its 12 association members covering 9 markets in Europe. Euromat President Jason Frost said: “I am really pleased to be welcoming one of our industry’s biggest names, in operating and manufacturing, as our latest corporate member. It…

UK – Euromat welcome Gauselmann UK as latest member

Euromat, which represents the European land-based amusements and gaming industry at EU-level and consults on legislative changes impacting the sector, has welcomed Gauselmann UK to its rank of corporate members. Gauselmann has five leading UK-facing brands comprising: Merkur Slots and Merkur Cashino AGCs, Beacon Bingo, Blueprint Operations and Regal Gaming and Leisure. Welcoming Gauselmann UK,…

Belgium – Euromat says ‘governments need to step in with support if they are locking down’

With several European countries, including France and Germany, escalating measures this week to contain the spread of COVID-19, EUROMAT has set out four principles that it is asking governments to heed as they seek to manage a second wave. EUROMAT President Jason Frost said: “From the beginning of the crisis, our first priority has been…

Belgium – EUROMAT’s President welcomes EU move towards an exit from containment measures

Yesterday’s European Council videconference saw Member States agreeing the outline of an economic recovery plan and endorsing the Commission’s roadmap setting out a path to exit from containment measures. Commenting on the outcome of the meeting, EUROMAT President Jason Frost said: “The fact that European governments are working closely to find a clear path out…

Belgium – Business support is critical if Europe is to get back to growth

Reflecting on a week in which the European population has been subject to increasing restrictions due to the COVID-19 outbreak, EUROMAT President Jason Frost said: “COVID-19 is an unprecedented public health event. As responsible companies, our members’ first priority is the safety of their 200,000 staff Europe-wide and many more players. “Restrictions that many countries…

Ireland – European Gaming & Amusement Summit postponed by Swan and Euromat

Swan Events, Organisers of the European Gaming & Amusement Summit (EGAS), has moved to postpone the event held in conjunction with Euromat. The ‘first-of-its-kind’ event with a focus on policy development for both land-based gaming and amusements was scheduled to take place May 12 to 14 at the Dublin InterContinental. Karen Cooke, Director, Swan Events,…

Ireland – Swan Events to host European Gaming & Amusement Summit 2020 in Dublin

Organisers Swan Events have announced the launch of a ‘first-of-a-kind’ event, focused on policy development for both land-based gaming and amusements. The European Gaming & Amusement Summit 2020 (EGAS) is scheduled for May 12 to 14 at the Dublin InterContinental. The event has attracted the full support of EUROMAT and organisers have been delighted with…