German gaming giant Gauselmann Group will continue to focus on increasing its operations outside of its home market of Germany, after warning that its core gaming offering in the country will be substantially impacted by the current State Treaty on Gaming.

Gauselmann revealed that more than 40 per cent of its total 2013 turnover of €1.85bn was generated through its international businesses.

This comes as the company continues to focus on its new business divisions of sports betting and online gaming, with the company creating a new position on its management board last week to recognise the growing importance of the products.

Gauselmann has also been expanding other business areas, such as its own games, gaming machines and arcades, into international markets due to the situation in its home market of Germany.

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