Friedrich Stickler, the long-serving president of Austrian Lotteries (Österreichischen Lotteries), is to step down from his position tomorrow (June 30th) after more than 40 years working for the company and its parent Casinos Austria.

Having recently been replaced as president of the European Lotteries Association, Stickler retires having served with Casinos Austria for a number of years, before moving to Austrian Lotteries.

He has been with the state-owned gaming operator since 1969, originally joining as a croupier on a cruise ship when he was a student.

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