The companies first casino
opened in Baden in 1934.
Press release quote April
"CAI currently operates
38 landbased casinos in 16 countries, 11 shipboard casinos, 15 slot parlors,
a range of lottery products in Argentina, and the all new online gaming
|Concord Card Casinos
- Live online Poker website.
GmbH. Multi-national company founded in 1980 by Professor Johann F. Graf.
Offers numerous services ranging through slot manufacturing, sports bookmaking
Some of the main company
subsidiaries are listed below...
owned (80%) provider of Lotto, scratchcard & sports betting products
with over 60% of the Danish gaming market. A 10% stake is also held by
the Danish Sports Federation and the Danish Gymnastics and Sports Association.
Originally founded in 1948 following the passing of the Danish Pools Act.
Danske Klasselotteri A/S
Ray - Grand Casino Helsinki
Casino Ray is the sole permitted
casino operator in Finland and moved into new premises at Mikonkatu
19, Helsinki on April 1st 2004.
translated means "The Åland Islands' Slot Machine Association". Islands
located between Finland and Sweden. Gaming operations on 29 ships in the
Baltic and 4 in the Med. Also moving into online gaming.
France's largest casino
operator. The companies casinos are located mainly in the north and south-east
including Le Touquet, Lyon & Cannes(Le Carlton). Knokke in Belgium.
Ajdir, Morrocco. Djerba, Tunisia. & Bucharest, Romania.
Partouche bought 5 casinos
owned by Didot-Bottin in August 2005 and at that time the company then
had 58 casinos in total. (50 in France, 3 in Belgium, 2 Switzerland, 1
Morroco, 1 Tunisia, 1 in Spain).
In 2004 Lucien Barrière's
and Accor's casino operations were merged, also part of the deal was Colony
Capital from the U.S. The group ownership structure is believed to be Barrière
Desseigne (51%) Accor (34%) and Colony Capital (15%). Barrière Casinos
is France's 2nd largest casino operator with approximately 29% of the market.
4 casinos in mainland France
including Casino de Cherbourg. 2 casinos on Martinique F.W.I. and
2 on Guadeloupe F.W.I.
Belongs to Groupe Pierre
Le Foll, which has a turnover of 300 million Euros and 2000 employees.
The sixth largest casino group with 12 casinos across Western France.
Formerly known as Groupe
Moliflor - Moliflor Loisirs
France's 3rd largest operator
with 20 casinos mainly located in the countries coastal regions.
Bridgepoint Capital aquired
Moliflor for €450 million in mid-November from British Insurer Legal
Loto-Quebec announced it
had bought a 35% share of Moliflor for C$80 million.
|International Group of
Gaming & Resorts
Owned by the Raineau Group.
Operates casinos in France, Egypt, Argentina & Curacao.
15 French casinos mainly
on the northern and Mediterranean coasts. Recognisable by the colourful
Tranchant casino logo.
Operator of France's national
|Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU)
Founded in 1930 PMU is the
perator of the French TOTE betting system with over 8,800 outlets nationwide.
|German Casinos and Spielbanks
presently number around 64. At the start of 2007 49 had table games and
15 or so were slot/electronic game operations.
Casinos for a more complete listing.
- The Netherlands
Casino's first operation opened in the coastal town of Zandvoort on the
1st October, 1976. Presently HC has 14 casinos with the latest opening
in Leeuwarden on the 2nd December 2006. Sole "legal" operator permitted
in the Netherlands.
Major operator in Slovenia
with 5 casinos in the north drawing clientele from Austria and Italy.
Owner of the Barcelona slot
manufacturer Unidesa. Operator/partner in 3 Spanish casinos. The company
also has Casino de Buenos Aires a casino riverboat in the Argentinian capital
(600 slots, 70 tables).
"La Corporación cuenta
en el mundo con: 25 casinos tradicionales, 47 casinos electrónicos,
más de 63.000 máquinas recreativas (hostelería y salones),
13.000 máquinas de azar (casinos), más de 90 bingos y 140
salones de juego."
Source: Cirsa website
in the northern Spanish region of Cataluñya. Including the famous
Gran Casino de Barcelona.
Operates casino in Spain,
the Dominican Republic & Venezuela.
Across Spain and South America
the company has 124 Bingos, 5 Casinos and 50 "Betting rooms". The company
went public in October 2007 and previous to that 91.8% of the shares were
owned by the Martinez-Sampedro family.
|Recreativo Franco - R.
6 casinos in Spain and 2
The company changed it's
name in May 2006 and was formerly known as Cherryforetagen AB (Cherry
Split into 3 divisions the company is Sweden's largest operator or restaurant
(low stake) casinos. Betsson also have AWP's in Denmark, cruise and ferry
concessions and Internet casino sites operated by subsidiary Net Entertainment.
|Knutsson Bolagen SE
Founded in 1959 by Bertil
Knutsson. Operates a number of restaurant style casinos in Sweden and manufactures
the Chipper Champ. Knutsson's subsidiary Victoria Holdings is the parent
company of TCS John Huxley.
State owned gaming company
that operates Sweden's lottery with a diverse range of online and offline
Operating name for the Svenska
Spel casinos in Sundsvall, Malmö, Göteborg
5 casinos in Switzerzerland.
2 Class A and 3 Class B all with different percentage ownership stakes.
Operations and opening dates.
|Grand Casino Bern
||Class A. 6th July 2002.
|Grand Casino St. Gallen
||Class A. 28th November 2003.
||Class B. 1st September 2002.
|Casino St. Moritz
||Class B. 15th December 2002.
||Class B. 12th Novemver 2002.
|Admiral Casino Entertainment
of the Novomatic Group. Has stakes in 3 Class B casinos. Bad Ragaz, Casinò
Locarno & Casinò Admiral Mendrisio.
|Casinos Austria Swiss
|Escor Casinos & Entertainment
Listed company on the Swiss
Bourse. Gaming machine operator and 36.5% of Casinò
Slot manufacturer and supplier
located in Switzerland.
|Schweizer Casino Verband
Further information about
European operators active in Switzerland.