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Awards for the MERKUR GROUP

Quality signed and sealed: We are an award-winning company!

With its products and services, the MERKUR GROUP and its subsidiaries stand for top quality and first-class service. The company group is also esteemed as a reliable employer with numerous benefits and various measures to support employee health.

Below we give you an insight into our award-winning areas and show a selection of the seals and awards.


"TOP national employer"

The current employee ranking of the news magazine FOCUS Business has also confirmed this for the eighth time in a row. The MERKUR Casino subsidiary secured the title as sector winner in the “Art, Culture and Entertainment” category.

The news magazine determined the best national employers in 29 sectors based on a one-off survey of around 900,000 company profiles by rating portal kununu.com and a high-quality methodology.

Demands on employers are very high nowadays, ranging from interesting projects to diverse professional development opportunities through to ergonomic workplaces. MERKUR Casino nevertheless succeeded in impressing its employees and attaining top place in the ranking.

Human Resources

In its capacity as a training company, the MERKUR GROUP also received the “BEST PLACE TO LEARN – Top Trainer” award for the excellent development prospects within the company and the training and advancement opportunities for apprentices.

When recruiting qualified junior personnel, the MERKUR GROUP increasingly relies on the use of modern university marketing measures. In addition to the granting of scholarships in cooperation with various initiatives, the company group regularly offers a variety of practice projects and internships for students attending higher education establishments and universities. In this context, the MERKUR GROUP was certified with the “FAIR COMPANY higher education internship” quality seal of the Handelsblatt publishing group.

By signing the Diversity Charter, the company group is also committed to creating a working environment that is free from prejudice. For the entrepreneurial Gauselmann family, the decision to join the initiative was one that was made easily, as people of different nationalities have already been working in the Group’s various subsidiaries for many years. Due to their diverse skills and talents, they are cornerstones for innovative and creative solutions for the constant further development of the company group.

MERKUR CASINO Beliebteste Spielstätten 2022


FOCUS MONEY magazine selected the MERKUR CASINO subsidiary as the "most popular gaming venue" in Germany in 2021. The company has been able to claim this title since 2016. MERKUR CASINO took first place in the overall evaluation and received a grade of “very good” in each of the five individual categories "reliability", "gaming offer", "service", "staff" and "ambience". This success is based not only on innovative products, but above all on the highly trained staff. The personnel development department at MERKUR CASINO offers employees numerous training and further education opportunities, which ensure the high quality both for the MERKUR CASINO gaming halls and in casinos and also in our casinos on cruise ships. This results in the top marks in the areas of staff, service and seriousness.


adp MERKUR GmbH is quality certified by SGS TÜV Saar to ISO 9001:2015 for its management systems, to ISO 14001:2015 for environmental protection, to ISO 45001:2018 for employment protection and to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 for information security. That MERKUR stands for innovation has also been proven by the 2022 "Digital Innovator" award from CHIP's magazine.