The Gauselmann Group has invested close to half a billion pounds in the UK economy: its’ founder and CEO Paul Gauselmann questions whether the Government’s decision to discriminate against AGCs in its reopening roadmap means the company can continue to invest in the high street as it had planned
Let’s get the details of re-opening agreed and in place now so the industry can help start the recovery on the high street, argues Gauselmann’s Sascha Blodau.
“Gauselmann UK is a fully integrated business with both consumer facing and b2b brands, two sectors that have received significantly different levels of government assistance.
Gauselmann’s political engagement campaign is helping to improve knowledge of the industry amongst MPs. Former Government Chief Whip, Andrew Mitchell MP, is the latest to see his constituents at play at a Merkur AGC.
Gauselmann UK has moved quickly to establish its’ 360 programme, inviting one of the world’s leading responsible gambling experts to join its Advisory Board.
Blueprint Operations is upholding its philosophy of providing big gambling entertainment experiences, with the autumn launch of Luck O’ The Irish Megaways. The five-reel video slot, which features the patented BTG Megaways engine, is available across Blueprint’s industry acclaimed Auroramax, Wave and Aurora cabinets.
Blueprint Operations managing director David Purvis believes AGCs are taking progressive steps to retain players, investing in the latest gaming equipment as a method of delivering what he is describing as ‘big entertainment experiences’.
Sascha Blodau, General Manager Gauselmann (UK) has urged the government to adopt a more granular or detailed strategy to help combat the spread of Covid-19.
Gauselmann owned brands, Praesepe and Blueprint have joined forces with Bacta to donate £12,000 to fund 100 Amazon Fire tablets and care packages to industry charity, Rays of Sunshine (ROS). The tablets, described as a ‘god send’ by ROS chief executive Laura Barnett, will be distributed to children who, due to restrictions introduced to help stem the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, find themselves isolated from friends and family in hospital.
If you are coming down to the EAG International and the Visitor Attractions Expo (14th – 16th January 2020) at ExCeL London Exhibition Centre, please pop over and see us at Stand 540. Blueprint Machines will be showcasing their brand new Auroramax Cabinet.
As always our team will be on hand to talk you through ‘what’s new’ in the world of Blueprint Machines will would love to share some new & exciting developments.