Novomatic, also known as Novoline is a German company best known for supplying slot games to land-based casinos around Europe and South America. Recently Novomatic have started to license and power dedicated slot games to online casinos. They currently only occupy a small presence on the net due to cost restrictions.
Novomatic are best known for their high-quality video slot games, of which their present portfolio boasts over a 100. Novomatic slots are suitable for both low- and high rollers and feature slick graphics, smooth gameplay and rewarding bonus games. The games can also be played in free mode, and is compatible across desktop and all smart mobile devices. Other games in Novomatic’s suite include Electronic table games, Reel tournaments, Multi games and Panther Roulette™
Novomatic was established in 1980 and successfully produced its first line of gaming machines, called Admiral Monteux. The next 9 years was predominantly focussed on expansion; first Europe, then the rest of the world, including South Africa. Towards the end of that decade Novomatic also opened its first casino, Admiral Monteux.
In the 90’s Novamatic launched American Poker II, transferred casino equipment in South Africa, laid the foundation for NOVO invest, and started working on subsidiary, Sportwetten GmbH Admiral. During this time, they also opened the doors to the largest casino in the Czech Republic. Their expansion drive continued too, and by the end of the decade, Novomatic had built new production facilities all over the world, and had established major contracts in over 30 nations including Botswana, Namibia, Estonia, Poland, Norway, Latvia, and Germany. Further highlights include the development of ASIC hardware in 1994, obtaining their first license for Ontario and Canada in 1995, and listing on the South African stock exchange in 1996.
The new millennium heralded the establishment of AG and Admiral casinos in Switzerland. In addition, Novomatic received four more licenses and opened its first airport casino in Frankfurt. Particular milestones during this period is the development of Novomatic’s Coolfire II portable casino hardrive platform, and their positioning as market leader in Estonia. By 2008, the company had expanded into the Phillipines, and re-launched to Novomatic website.
Novomatic braved the digital world in 2010 when they acquired the Greentube Group. The following year they bought major shares in Empire Games, and subsequently launched their own Responsible Gaming Staff Training program.
The Novomatic Group of today is one of the largest gaming technology companies in the world, with a turnover of around EUR 2.3 billion recorded in 2016. The Group has locations in 50 countries and exports high-tech gaming equipment to 80 countries world-wide.