NovomaticiGaming Business – Integrated global gaming firm Novomatic has been granted two casino licences by the Austrian Ministry of Finance.

The licences will enable the company to open two new flagship casinos in Austria; one at Vienna Prater and second one in Bruck an der Leitha, Lower Austria.

Novomatic said the new casinos could create up to 500 jobs in the country.

Dr Franz Wohlfahrt, chief executive officer of Novomatic, said: “The allocation of these licences now allows us to prove our international casino competencies in our home market, Austria.