2011: Establishment of Bede Gaming
2020: Gauselmann Group (now MERKUR GROUP) takes majority shareholding

Bede Gaming is a leading supplier in the development and provision of online gaming platforms for lotteries, casino, sports betting and bingo operators. Bede provides world-class solutions to operators looking to achieve their digital ambitions. In 2020, Bede migrated one of the world’s largest lotteries, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), onto the Bede platform. Bede provides system solutions for leading gaming companies across three continents.

The company, which was established in 2011, has its headquarters in Newcastle upon Tyne (UK) and has offices in Sofia (Bulgaria) and Toronto (Canada). Bede Gaming has been majority-owned by the MERKUR GROUP since March 2020 and operates as a stand-alone business unit within the group.

3 facts about Bede Gaming

  • Online platform specialist: With the acquisition of a majority shareholding in Bede Gaming, the MERKUR GROUP continues to expand its digital presence in anticipation of the expected regulation of the German online gaming market in 2021.

  • Award-winning: Bede Gaming is licensed by the UK Gambling Commission, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA), and is registered with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO). The company is a Gambling Business Associate of the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) and is certified to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 for information security.

  • Flexibility: The platform from Bede Gaming is extraordinarily powerful, scalable, and modular. Using the top technology from the company enables operators of online gaming offerings to give their players a first-class gaming experience in omnichannel marketing. In this way, they simultaneously achieve a high level of player loyalty and economic efficiency.