1972: Establishment of adp Gauselmann GmbH

2022: Company name is changed to adp MERKUR GmbH

adp MERKUR GmbH is responsible for the development, production and distribution of games and entertainment devices within the MERKUR GROUP. The company was founded in 1972 and currently employs around 1,200 people.

The three letters "adp" (in German "aus der Praxis" - "from practice") have stood for a particular model of success for almost five decades. They stand for innovative housings, maximum gaming variety, state-of-the-art technology as well as uncompromising comfort - and result in a gaming experience in a class of its own. These components ensure an ever-increasing market share in the gaming industry as well as a stable market share in the hospitality sector. Thus, adp continues to expand its market leadership in Germany and its leading position within the industry.

As a key player in the industry, the company always has its ear to the ground. This leads to the early identification of gaming trends and technological innovations, which are incorporated into a continuous improvement process and always result in exclusive gaming variants. Based on its long experience and deep knowledge of the industry, adp offers target group oriented solution management for the B2B sector as well as for the gaming guests. With this high-quality overall package, adp sets new standards again and again.

3 facts about adp MERKUR GmbH

  • Proven quality: adp MERKUR has been market leader in the German gaming machine industry since 1984.

  • One for all: adp MERKUR’s games portfolio for the German market alone comprises more than 270 games. The entire selection can be included in just one multigamer.

  • A pioneer through and through: In the past four decades, adp MERKUR has registered more than 300 patents of its developments.