MERKUR Casino GmbH



2018: Company name is changed to MERKUR CASINO GmbH

Under the laughing MERKUR sun, MERKUR CASINO operates around 800 arcades and bingo halls in Europe. In addition to Germany, where the company has around 350 of its own branches, MERKUR CASINO is present in Spain, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Serbia, Great Britain and the Netherlands.

Paul Gauselmann opened his first own branch in Delmenhorst in 1974. Since then, he has been regarded as the "inventor" of the modern arcade: the concept of MERKUR CASINOS is based on the standards of a four-star hotel. The success factors defined in it - "first-class ambience", "innovative products and games", "best service and excellently trained staff" - make the arcades the most popular in Europe. In Germany, MERKUR CASINO is the undisputed market leader.

As a casino operator in numerous countries, MERKUR CASINO flexibly adapts to the respective political framework conditions and gambling law situations as well as the regional gaming culture. This enables the company to offer tailor-made solutions for each country.

3 facts about MERKUR CASINO GmbH

  • Employee and customer favourite: Employees particularly enjoy working at MERKUR CASINO. This is confirmed by the "Top National Employer" award (Focus-Business), which the company has already received several times. MERKUR CASINO also scores highly with customers, who voted the arcades the "most popular gaming arcade" (Focus Money).
  • Top service: With the "Arcade Management exclusive by MERKUR CASINO", the company offers a service concept for gaming machine operators and actively supports them in the operational management of their arcades.
  • Exploiting synergies: Every single location of MERKUR CASINO GmbH benefits from the regular exchange between the individual countries as well as the German parent company. Following the best practice model, proven structures can also be implemented in other branches.