The SAZKA Group is one of the largest consumer gaming companies in Europe. Our business is focused on lottery and sports betting, and in 2016 consumers placed more than EUR 15 billion on wagers with our Austrian, Czech, Greek and Italian companies.

We strive to bring innovation to the lottery and gaming industry and our vision is to continue expanding whilst adhering to responsible gaming principles.

Highlights

  • 90 + Million
    Served customers
  • 51 + Thousand
    Points of sale
  • 6 + Thousand
    People working for Sazka Group companies
  • 15 + Billion
    Wagers in 2016
  • 5
    Countries with our presence

Our Values

SAZKA Group Strategy

The SAZKA Group strives to provide its customers with entertainment and life-changing opportunities in a responsible, professional and efficient manner, while having a positive impact on the societies in which we operate.

Our core values and beliefs:

  • Customer focus

    Customer focus

    We provide entertainment to the general public and our customers are at the forefront of everything we do. Trust and integrity underpin our relationship with our customers.

  • Innovation

    Innovation

    We strive to exceed customer expectations, and we continuously invest energy and resources into developing, testing and implementing new concepts in all parts of our business.

  • Entrepreneur-
    ship

    Entrepreneurship

    Our culture is highly entrepreneurial, which we consider a crucial driver to our long-term success. We believe that responsible, motivated and results-driven team players are key to our success.

  • Superior performance

    Superior performance

    We focus on continuous improvement and efficient execution in our pursuit of superior business performance and value creation.

  • Responsibility

    Responsibility

    Our long-term strategic approach to the gaming business encompasses a commitment to play a positive role in the communities and societies in which we operate. All SAZKA Group companies are members of both the World Lottery and European Lottery associations, and abide by their Codes of Conduct.

    Operations

    The SAZKA Group is the sole owner of the Czech lottery company SAZKA and has significant shareholdings in the Greek lottery OPAP, LOTTOITALIA, Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries.

    • About
      SAZKA Group

    • About
      SAZKA

    • About
      OPAP

    • About
      LOTTOITALIA

    • About
      Casinos Austria

    • About
      Austrian Lotteries

    Board of Directors

    • Karel
      Komárek

      Karel
      Komárek

      Chairman of the Board of Directors

      Karel Komárek is one of the most successful entrepreneurs both in the Czech Republic and the Central European region. Mr. Komárek is the founder of KKCG, one of the fastest growing investment groups in Central Europe, which has enjoyed dynamic development under his leadership during the last 20 years. Today KKCG manages various companies with an aggregate asset value of more than two billion euros. KKCG and its portfolio companies employ more than 3,000 people in ten countries around the world.

      KKCG focuses its investments on four sectors: Entertainment & Gaming, Smart Technologies, Oil & Gas, Industrials, Investments and Real Estate.

      In 2012, Mr. Komárek made a decision to acquire SAZKA, the largest Czech lottery company. In the years 2014 and 2015, SAZKA was the fastest growing lottery company in the world. In 2016, SAZKA was integrated into the SAZKA Group.

      In 2012, Karel Komárek’s KKCG Group and its partner (Jiří Šmejc’s EMMA Capital) acquired stakes in the Greek national lottery company OPAP and assumed management thereof. This cooperation led to an agreement between Karel Komárek and Jiří Šmejc to create a joint gaming holding, the SAZKA Group, in which the KKCG Group has a 75% shareholding.

      Thanks to the cooperation of KKCG Group and EMMA Group and an active acquisition strategy, the SAZKA Group has since acquired shareholdings in gaming companies in Austria (Casinos Austria) and Italy (LOTTOITALIA).

      In addition to his responsibilities within KKCG, Mr. Komárek is very active in the community. Mr. Komárek’s conscientious efforts are reflected through all of KKCG’s holding companies’ business practices, such as the efficient and environmentally friendly exploitation of natural resources, and through his active support and personal involvement in a variety of cultural events and social projects.

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    • Jiří
      Šmejc

      Jiří
      Šmejc

      Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors

      Over the past 15 years, Mr. Šmejc has been one of the most prominent entrepreneurs and managers in Central Europe. His name is closely associated with the sweeping development of the Home Credit Group - currently the largest company providing consumer financing in the world - and with the creation of the EMMA Group, which within a few years has become one of the leading investors in the European gaming market.

      In its very first year, the EMMA Group was able to put together an international consortium of investors that won the tender for the privatisation of a 33% stake in the Greek gaming concern OPAP. Mr. Šmejc has since led strategic decision-making during the major restructuring of OPAP. Throughout this process, cooperation with Karel Komárek’s KKCG Group - owner of the Czech national lottery company SAZKA - played an important role. This resulted in an agreement to create a joint gaming holding company, the SAZKA Group, in which the EMMA Group has a 25% shareholding.

      In addition to activities associated with the EMMA Group, Jiří Šmejc is also significantly involved in his foundation, Sirius, which strives to help children who have not had the best of luck in life. This foundation, which is primarily about systemic change rather one-time assistance, is financed and run by Jiří Šmejc, who is Chairman of the Board.

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    • Pavel
      Šaroch

      Pavel
      Šaroch

      Member of the Board of Directors

      A specialist since 1995 in investment banking and business administration, he served in management positions with securities trading firms such as Ballmaier & Schultz CZ and Prague Securities. From 1999 to 2001, he was a Member of the Board of Directors of I.F.B., which focuses on organisational and economic consulting as well as management of the owner’s investment projects. In 2001, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ATLANTIK FT and subsequently became a Member of the company’s Board of Directors.

      Mr. Šaroch is a Member of the Board of Directors of the parent company of KKCG investment group, KKCG AG, and of individual holding companies that belong to the Group. He is also Chief Investment Officer of KKCG a.s. Since December 2011, he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Czech Republic’s largest lottery company SAZKA, a member of KKCG Group.

      Since 2013 he has also been a Member of the Board of Directors of OPAP, the largest lottery company in Greece and one of the most extensive in Europe. His role actively includes creating a new business development strategy encompassing the core lottery and entertainment business, and future brand stretch into other areas such as telecommunications and personal finance.

    • Pavel
      Horák

      Pavel
      Horák

      Member of the Board of Directors

      Mr. Horák gained his first practical experience in finance and management at Deloitte & Touche, where he worked as an auditor.

      In 2001 he joined TV Nova as Chief Financial Officer. During his tenure, TV Nova became the most profitable private television channel in Central Europe. In 2006 he left to join the PPF Group. There he worked in the position of CFO of the whole group, and from 2012 he performed the same function in the key company of PPF’s portfolio - Home Credit.

      In 2014 he became Chief Investment Officer at, and a partner in EMMA Group. Under his leadership, EMMA entered into the lottery and gaming markets in Greece, the Czech Republic, Austria and Italy, and has since become one of the most important European lottery operating companies.

    Management

    • Robert
      Chvátal

      Chief Executive Officer

      Robert
      Chvátal

      Chief Executive Officer

      As CEO, Robert leads the SAZKA Group and its international team with the aim of becoming one of the key players in the lottery and gaming sector, with an emphasis on innovation and expansion of the business both organically and through acquisitions.

      He strongly believes that teamwork, a focus on innovation, and speed are success factors in this industry, which is significantly impacted by technology and changing consumer expectations.

      Robert has been instrumental in turning Sazka around in the Czech Republic to become one of the fastest growing lottery companies in Europe between 2013 and 2016.

      He started his professional career with Procter & Gamble and Benckiser before spending 15 years in mobile telecommunications with T-Mobile as Chief Marketing Officer for T-Mobile Czech, and later as CEO of T-Mobile Slovakia and T-Mobile Austria.

      Robert serves as the First Vice President of the industry association European Lotteries.

    • Peter
      Stohr

      Chief Financial Officer

      Peter
      Stohr

      Chief Financial Officer

      Peter is responsible for all financial management functions of the SAZKA Group. He is also a Partner in EMMA Capital (25% shareholder of the SAZKA Group).

      Prior to the SAZKA Group and EMMA Capital, Peter was an Investment and M&A Director with the PPF group in Prague. Prior to moving to Prague in 2010, Peter was a Vice President with Citi Private Equity in London where he was a key member of the investment team responsible for managing a global private equity and direct investments portfolio of over $10 billion.

      Earlier in his career, Peter held various position including a Director of Republic Financial Corporation’s private equity division in Denver, Colorado, a financial M&A analyst with Salomon Smith Barney in New York, and an accountant with Arthur Andersen.

      He is an inactive Certified Public Accountant.

    • Štěpán
      Dlouhý

      Chief Investment Officer

      Štěpán
      Dlouhý

      Chief Investment Officer

      Štěpán is responsible for the sourcing, execution and management of investments in the gaming industry within the SAZKA Group. Štěpán leads the M&A and strategic business development of the SAZKA Group, including the recent acquisitions of Casinos Austria, Austrian Lotteries and the Italian Lotto license.

      Prior to the SAZKA Group, Štěpán was Investment Director at KKCG, covering investments in the gaming and telecommunications industries. Štěpán joined KKCG from Chayton Capital, a London-based private equity firm. Prior to Chayton he had focused on private equity, M&A and corporate performance improvement while working for Aetheon Capital, Deloitte, Bank Gutmann and Creditanstalt Investment.

    • Radim
      Haluza

      Online Gaming Director

      Radim
      Haluza

      Online Gaming Director

      Radim’s focus is to drive the growth of online and mobile gaming businesses within the SAZKA Group by promoting innovation, a customer-centric approach and use of the best available gaming technology.

      Radim served as a special advisor to the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic with responsibility for the sports betting & gaming area. During his tenure at the Ministry of Finance, he was one of the architects of a new gambling law approved by the Czech parliament in spring 2016.

      Prior to joining the Ministry of Finance, Radim was CEO and Chairman of the executive board of Fortuna Entertainment Group, the largest CEE sports betting company listed on the Prague and Warsaw stock exchanges. Prior to Fortuna, Radim was CEO of the Czech retail chain Žabka and CFO of Penta Investments.

    • Martin
      Škopek

      Group Retail Director

      Martin
      Škopek

      Group Retail Director

      Martin is responsible for the retail business within the SAZKA Group. Among his main responsibilities are the development of sales and distribution strategies, identification of new business opportunities, and structuring and sponsoring group projects in sales and distribution. In addition to the SAZKA Group he is a member of the board of KKCG (75% shareholder of the SAZKA Group) as well as a member of the board of other KKCG entities.

      Prior to joining KKCG, Martin spent 25 years of his professional career in the financial industry in top positions within Erste Bank, one of the largest CEE banking & insurance groups, working in local markets and also serving as retail board member of Erste Bank Holding.

    • Radek
      Váňa

      Chief Legal Officer

      Radek
      Váňa

      Chief Legal Officer

      Radek is head of the SAZKA Group’s legal department, with responsibility for corporate legal matters, transaction support, regulatory matters and compliance.

      He previously worked as a senior lawyer at Allen & Overy, a top tier international law firm and, more recently, as the international counsel at KAZ Minerals, a major mining group listed on the London Stock Exchange (formerly Kazakhmys, a FTSE 100 constituent).

      Radek has spent his career working in London, Kazakhstan, Prague, Amsterdam and Tbilisi (Georgia). His experience includes many high-profile international projects in Europe and Asia, including various M&A and privatization transactions, private equity, IPOs and project financing.

      Across our footprint we are key donors for good cause.

      SAZKA Group's CSR

      The SAZKA Group operates a corporate social responsibility strategy that is closely linked to the markets in which we operate. We seek to contribute to local communities and the societies where we engage in business.

      Responsibility is one of the key differentiators of how we operate lotteries and other gaming activities compared to other forms of competition, illegal competition in particular. We have a clear commitment to responsible gambling principles in our daily business, and we put corporate responsibility at the heart of our activities.

      • SAZKA
        CSR

        SAZKA

        In the Czech Republic, SAZKA is the long-term principal partner of the Czech Olympic Foundation, an organisation that supports young athletes aged from six to 18. SAZKA is committed to securing broad, nationwide support for sports and sport-related activities for children and teenagers. The goal is to improve the lifestyle of today’s young generation and promote the traditional Olympic values . A key project of the Czech Olympic Committee is the Olympic Multiathlon, which is executed in the framework of a long-term campaign aimed at supporting sports and a healthy lifestyle – Czech Republic Plays Sports. The main objective of the campaign is to involve as many elementary school children as possible in eight sport disciplines during their physical education classes and, at the same time, motivate them to pursue a physical activity of their choice outside of school.

      • OPAP
        CSR

        OPAP

        OPAP strives to offer a better future for the new generation. At a time when social needs are more intense than ever, OPAP continues to evolve its business operations, remaining true to its commitment to responsible growth and social support. A key parameter of its operations and an integral part of its corporate philosophy is to actively focus on initiatives that improve the living conditions of Greek citizens and, in parallel, contribute to social welfare.

        More specifically, with the key objective of engendering hope in youth, OPAP has structured its strategy to support society on three pillars: advancing health, promoting the values of sports, and supporting employment among young people.

        Last but not least, OPAP applies responsibility at the heart of its business operations, following an integrated strategy for responsible gaming in order to protect its customers, minors and sensitive social groups.

      • Casinos Austria
        CSR

        Casinos Austria

        The public's expectations regarding Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries Group are complex and challenging. With its business objective, the company is active in a socially and economically important and yet very sensitive sector, which is why it has always taken its corresponding responsibility seriously. "Gaming with Responsibility" is not just a slogan, it is the guiding principle for all Casinos Austria business activities.

        Not only in Austria: all around the world, Casinos Austria has made a mark as a global leader in the implementation and development of methods regarding player protection, anti-money laundering, data protection and privacy, anti-corruption, and in the field of CSR in the entire industry. With its comprehensive sponsorship activities and its commitment as a partner of various organisations, Casinos Austria funds sports initiatives and social projects, and is among the most important sponsors in the fields of arts and culture in Austria.

      • Austrian Lotteries
        CSR

        Austrian Lotteries

        Austrian Lotteries supports numerous projects and initiatives in the fields of humanitarian concerns, health, art, culture, sport, nature and the environment, the economy, science and research.

        With its ‘Lotteries Days’, launched in 2010, Austrian Lotteries has established exceptional action days for its customers, whereby customers gain free access to participating museums and galleries by presenting any product of Austrian Lotteries.

        Shareholders

        • KKCG

          • KKCG

            KKCG is an international investment group founded in 1996 by Karel Komárek. KKCG currently has more than two billion euros of assets under management, and employs more than 3,000 people. KKCG's long-term strategy targets oil & gas exploration and production, entertainment and gaming, tourism, biotech and smart technologies. KKCG has shareholdings in more than 25 companies, including the MND Group, the SAZKA Group, VÍTKOVICE, the FISCHER Travel Group, and others. KKCG operates in 10 countries worldwide including Austria, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Italy, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

            Read more about KKCG at www.kkcg.com

        • EMMA Capital

          • EMMA Capital

            EMMA Capital is an investment group established in 2012 at the initiative of its majority shareholder Jiří Šmejc. EMMA Capital specialises in strategic investments, with a focus on retail businesses, and typically becomes actively involved in the management of its investee companies. EMMA Capital currently operates in Austria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Romania and Slovakia. In addition, EMMA Capital owns an 11.4% shareholding in the Home Credit Group, one of the largest providers of consumer lending in the world.

            Read more about EMMA Capital at www.emmacapital.cz

        Shareholders of the SAZKA Group are committed to building the largest lottery and gaming operator in Europe. The strategy of the SAZKA Group is to promote the growth of existing assets and to continue expanding into other parts of the world organically and via acquisitions, both in Europe and beyond. The SAZKA Group aims to pursue lottery, sports betting and online gaming opportunities in Europe, and has also established a business development unit in Asia.

          Media & Contacts

          Media Contacts

          Radek Němeček

          IR & PR Manager

          +420 727 982 885

          For Austria - Michael Höfler

          Pantarhei corporate advisors

          +43/1/886 56 35 - 202

          Investment Opportunities

          Offices

          Prague

          SAZKA Group

          Vinohradská 1511/230

          Prague 10

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          Czech Republic

          tel. +420 225 010 612

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          SAZKA Group

          One Connaught Place

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          The largest provider of numerical lotteries in Europe, having a shareholding in all lotteries in continental Europe where lotteries are privately managed.

          About

          The SAZKA Group is the sole owner of the Czech Republic’s largest lottery operator, SAZKA a.s., has a 32.5% shareholding in Italy’s LOTTOITALIA, which holds a license to operate the Italian national lottery Lotto, and is the largest investor in EMMA Delta, a fund holding a 33% controlling stake in the Greek lottery and sports betting company OPAP. The SAZKA Group has also agreed to acquire an approximate 34% share in Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries (regulatory approvals are pending).

          Our assets

          • SAZKA

            SAZKA is the largest lottery and gaming company in the Czech Republic, with a 95% market share in numerical lotteries. Founded in 1956, SAZKA is one of the most iconic brands in the Czech Republic.

          • OPAP

            Founded in 1958, OPAP is the national Greek gaming champion and one of the largest gaming companies in the world. It was transformed into a public limited company in 1999.

          • LOTTOITALIA

            In 2016, the SAZKA Group acquired a 32.5% stake in LOTTOITALIA. The Lotto license grants the operator the ability to exclusively operate two national games, Lotto and 10e Lotto.

          • Casinos Austria

            Casinos Austria is an international gaming group with a primary focus on the Austrian market. It was established in 1967.

          • Austrian Lotteries

            Austrian Lotteries has grown into an internationally renowned gaming company that today generates sales of approximately three billion euros each year.

          SAZKA

          SAZKA is the largest lottery and gaming company in the Czech Republic, with a 95% market share in numerical lotteries. The company operates an extensive network of more than 7,000 points of sale, with online terminals providing both lottery and non-lottery services. Founded in 1956, the company has one of the most traditional and iconic brands in the market.

          Expansion

          In recent years, SAZKA became the fastest growing lottery company in the world due to the successful launch of Eurojackpot, expansion of its scratch card portfolio, and the rejuvenation of its traditional draw-based games.

          SAZKA has expanded its non-lottery product portfolio, including sports betting, and financial transaction services.

          In 2011 KKCG became a SAZKA co-owner and in 2012 the company's sole owner. In 2016, SAZKA was integrated into the SAZKA Group.

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          • SAZKA Group

          • SAZKA

          • OPAP

          • LOTTOITALIA

          • Casinos Austria

          • Austria Loteries

          SAZKA

          SAZKA is the largest lottery and gaming company in the Czech Republic, with a 95% market share in numerical lotteries. Founded in 1956, SAZKA is one of the most iconic brands in the Czech Republic.

          About

          SAZKA is the largest lottery and gaming company in the Czech Republic, with a 95% market share in numerical lotteries. The company operates an extensive network of more than 7,000 points of sale, with online terminals providing both lottery and non-lottery services. Founded in 1956, the company has one of the most traditional and iconic brands in the market.

          In recent years, SAZKA became the fastest growing lottery company in the world due to the successful launch of Eurojackpot, expansion of its scratch card portfolio, and the rejuvenation of its traditional draw-based games.

          SAZKA has expanded its non-lottery product portfolio, including sports betting, and financial transaction services.

          In 2011 KKCG became a SAZKA co-owner and in 2012 the company's sole owner. In 2016, SAZKA was integrated into the SAZKA Group.

          Read more about SAZKA at: sazka.cz

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          Other assets

          • SAZKA

            SAZKA is the largest lottery and gaming company in the Czech Republic, with a 95% market share in draw-based games. Having been founded already in 1956, the company has one of the most iconic brands in the Czech Republic.

          • OPAP

            Founded in 1958, OPAP is the national Greek gaming champion and one of the largest gaming companies in the world. It was transformed into a public limited company in 1999.

          • LOTTOITALIA

            LOTTOITALIA holds the Italian Lotto license, one of the largest lottery licenses in the world. Based on this license, LOTTOITALIA exclusively operates two national games Lotto and 10e Lotto.

          • Casinos Austria

            Casinos Austria is an international gaming group with a primary focus on the Austrian market. It was established in 1967.

          • Austrian Lotteries

            Austrian Lotteries has grown into an internationally renowned gaming company that today generates sales of approximately three billion euros each year.

          OPAP

          OPAP is the national Greek gaming champion and one of the largest gaming companies in the world. Founded in 1958, it was listed on the Athens Stock Exchange in 2001.

          About

          OPAP is the national gaming champion of Greece and one of the largest gaming companies in the world. OPAP's product portfolio is highly diversified, encompassing the national lottery, sportsbook, scratch cards and horse racing. The company’s concession for the operation of games of chance runs to 2030. It also holds the only Video Lottery Terminal operating license in Greece. The company has an established and widespread retail network, operating more than 4,500 points of sale, making it the largest in Greece. Besides the Greek market, OPAP operates in Cyprus. In 2016 OPAP reported sales of 4.2 billion euros and EBITDA of 308 million euros.

          EMMA Capital and a small group of its partners acquired a controlling 33% stake in the company. In 2016, KKCG and EMMA Capital integrated their shareholdings in OPAP into the SAZKA Group.

          Read more about OPAP at: opap.gr

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          *PoS in Greece and Cyprus

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          Other assets

          • SAZKA

            SAZKA is the largest lottery and gaming company in the Czech Republic, with a 95% market share in draw lotteries. Having been founded in 1956, the company has one of the most iconic brands.

          • OPAP

            Founded in 1958, OPAP is the national Greek gaming champion and one of the largest gaming companies in the world. It was transformed into a public limited company in 1999.

          • LOTTOITALIA

            In 2016, the SAZKA Group acquired a 32.5% stake in LOTTOITALIA. The Lotto license grants the operator the ability to exclusively operate two national games, Lotto and 10e Lotto.

          • Casinos Austria

            Casinos Austria is an international gaming group with a primary focus on the Austrian market. It was established in 1967.

          • Austrian Lotteries

            Austrian Lotteries has grown into an internationally renowned gaming company that today generates sales of approximately three billion euros each year.

          LOTTOITALIA

          LOTTOITALIA holds the Italian Lotto license, one of the largest lottery licenses in the world. Based on this license, LOTTOITALIA exclusively operates two national games Lotto and 10e Lotto.

          About

          The Lotto license grants the operator the ability to exclusively operate two national games: Lotto and 10e Lotto. Lotto is a numerical lottery with a rich history dating back to the 16th century, while 10e Lotto is a KENO-based game introduced in 2009. Both games are offered in LOTTOITALIA’s 35,000 points of sale across Italy. The Lotto concession generated retail sales of 7.5 billion euros in 2015.

          In 2016, the SAZKA Group acquired a 32.5% stake in LOTTOITALIA S.r.l., forming a joint venture with Lottomatica S.p.A. (the incumbent Italian lottery operator) and winning the tender for the Italian Lotto license. LOTTOITALIA was awarded the Lotto concession for nine years and started its operations under the Lotto license on 30 November 2016.

          Read more about LOTTOITALIA at: lottomaticaitalia.it

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          *Operations started on the 30th November 2016

          Other assets

          • SAZKA

            SAZKA is the largest lottery and gaming company in the Czech Republic, with a 95% market share in draw lotteries. Having been founded in 1956, the company has one of the most iconic brands.

          • OPAP

            Founded in 1958, OPAP is the national Greek gaming champion and one of the largest gaming companies in the world. It was transformed into a public limited company in 1999.

          • LOTTOITALIA

            In 2016, the SAZKA Group acquired a 32.5% stake in LOTTOITALIA. The Lotto license grants the operator the ability to exclusively operate two national games, Lotto and 10e Lotto.

          • Casinos Austria

            Casinos Austria is an international gaming group with a primary focus on the Austrian market. It was established in 1967.

          • Austrian Lotteries

            Austrian Lotteries has grown into an internationally renowned gaming company that today generates sales of approximately three billion euros each year.

          Casinos Austria

          Casinos Austria is an international gaming group, founded in 1967, with a primary focus on the Austrian market.

          About

          Casinos Austria maintains dominant positions in the licensed Austrian market for casinos, online gaming and gaming machines and, through a 68% shareholding in Österreichische Lotterien (Austrian Lotteries), controls the only Austrian lottery. Casinos Austria operates 12 casinos in Austria and 26 casinos internationally through Casinos Austria International.

          In a series of transactions in 2015 and 2016, the SAZKA Group agreed to acquire an indirect 34.04% stake in Casinos Austria (currently pending regulatory approvals).

          Read more about Casinos Austria at: casinos.at

          Other assets

          • SAZKA

            SAZKA is the largest lottery and gaming company in the Czech Republic, with a 95% market share in draw lotteries. Having been founded in 1956, the company has one of the most iconic brands.

          • OPAP

            Founded in 1958, OPAP is the national Greek gaming champion and one of the largest gaming companies in the world. It was transformed into a public limited company in 1999.

          • LOTTOITALIA

            In 2016, the SAZKA Group acquired a 32.5% stake in LOTTOITALIA. The Lotto license grants the operator the ability to exclusively operate two national games, Lotto and 10e Lotto.

          • Casinos Austria

            Casinos Austria is an international gaming group with a primary focus on the Austrian market. It was established in 1967.

          • Austrian Lotteries

            Austrian Lotteries has grown into an internationally renowned gaming company that today generates sales of approximately three billion euros each year.

          Austrian Lotteries

          Austrian Lotteries has grown into a renowned gaming company that today generates annual sales of approximately three billion euros.

          About

          Österreichische Lotterien Gesellschaft m.b.H (Austrian Lotteries) was founded in September 1986 with the purpose of introducing Lotto “6 out of 45” in Austria, and has since grown into an internationally renowned gaming company that today generates annual sales of approximately three billion euros. The lottery company offers a wide range of quality games of chance, while acting responsibly and innovatively and maintaining a spirit of partnership. Casinos Austria AG owns a 68% shareholding in Austrian Lotteries.

          Read more about Casinos Austria at: lotterien.at

          Other assets

          • SAZKA

            SAZKA is the largest lottery and gaming company in the Czech Republic, with a 95% market share in draw lotteries. Having been founded in 1956, the company has one of the most iconic brands.

          • OPAP

            Founded in 1958, OPAP is the national Greek gaming champion and one of the largest gaming companies in the world. It was transformed into a public limited company in 1999.

          • LOTTOITALIA

            In 2016, the SAZKA Group acquired a 32.5% stake in LOTTOITALIA. The Lotto license grants the operator the ability to exclusively operate two national games, Lotto and 10e Lotto.

          • Casinos Austria

            Casinos Austria is an international gaming group with a primary focus on the Austrian market. It was established in 1967.

          • Austrian Lotteries

            Austrian Lotteries has grown into an internationally renowned gaming company that today generates sales of approximately three billion euros each year.

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