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Germany – Gauselmann wins out in bid for four WestSpiel casinos

The search for a new operator for the four WestSpiel-Spielbanken in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia is over with the contract going to Germany’s family-run Gauselmann Group from East Westphalia. Gauselmann operates more than 28 casino locations in Germany and abroad as well as in casinos on cruise ships. Its expertise in operating casinos…

Germany – Westspiel swings to profit in 2019

The six casinos in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, owned by Westspiel, were profitable for the first time in five years in 2019. The casinos in Aachen, Bad Oeynhausen, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Dortmund and Duisburg rose by a good quarter compared to 2018 to around €117m, according to the consolidated financial statements of Westspiel for…

Germany – Decision to be made this month on Westspiel privatisation

The decision of whether to privatise the Westspiel group, as planned by the state government, will be discussed in the state parliament next week. The SPD Group has requested a quarter of an hour for the Budget and Finance Committee to discuss the matter. The state-owned casino group runs four casinos in Aachen, Dortmund, Duisburg…

Germany – Westspiel completes European debut for Casino Technolgy’s Hot Rod slot

The hugely unique Hot Rod slot machine from Casino Technology has made its debut on European soil with its first installation made at the refurbished Casino Hohensyburg of Westspiel. The machine, which is crafted into the famous hot rod, 1932 Ford Roadster and driven by the Arch cabinet, has instantly attracted the attention of the…

Germany – WestSpiel to sell Berlin casino

The owners of WestDeutche Spielbanken (WestSpiel), NRW.BANK, which is operates four state-concessioned casinos in North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany: Aachen, Bad Oeynhausen and Dortmund-Hohensyburg (all WestSpiel KG) as well as Duisburg as a separate company (Casino Duisburg KG), is currently the focus of local press criticism. According to financial reports from WestSpiel, its casinos outside the borders…

Germany – Berlin and Bremen up for sale

NRW.Bank, the parent company of German operator WestSpiel Gruppe, is looking to offload two of its casino assets with venues in Bremen and Berlin both up for grabs. The development bank plans to concentrate on its other gaming interests in North Rhine-Westphalia, said a spokesman, namely those in Aachen, Bad Oeynhausen, Bremerhaven, Dortmund-Hohensyburg, Duisburg and Erfurt….