Merkur’s new Zonic slot for Dutch arcades takes center stage at Gaming in Holland Expo

game industry supplier Merkur Gaming attended the recent Games in Holland Conference and Exhibition (GIH)which took place on June 20 and 21 at the Jaarbeurs exhibition center in the city of Utrecht. “The Netherlands has always been an important market for the Merkur brand, both in the arcade and casino sectors,” the company said in a press release, in which it reflected on his “major presence” at the expo.

The current positive regulatory climate of the Netherlands provided by the Dutch Gaming Authority (KSA)chaired by René Jansen, led Merkur “to become a strategic partner of Gaming in Holland (GiH)”, according to the company, and therefore made a natural choice to participate in the exhibition.

The company described the event and said that since 2011 the annual Gaming in Holland conference has been a “key event to find out what’s happening in the Dutch gaming market and to meet all key decision makers, focusing on the ‘whole of the Netherlands. gaming industry.’ The opening of the regulated online market in October 2021 not only created a whole new market segment, but also had a significant impact on existing markets, channels and verticals.Merkur said.

Merkur made a “strong commitment” and created a “major presence” at Exporepresented by Merkur Gaming and group subsidiaries GeWeTe and eGaming edit solutions.

Dirk Sondermann, Managing Director of Merkur Gamingcommented : “We had good discussions with many customers, especially about our new ZONIC slot machine for Dutch arcades. This unique cabinet with its very good ergonomics and the new game package with the new FIVE game feature has been very well received by our customers.”

Additionally, Sondermann said discussions have also taken place with many customers of Merkur’s pubs.. “They are already looking forward to our next exhibition, specifically for the pubs sector, which will be held on 4th July at the Van der Valk Hotel Sassenheim in the Netherlands,” explained the manager.


CEO of GeWeTe, Aristidis Tsikouras, also reported a satisfactory performance in Utrecht. He said: “It was a great opportunity for GeWeTe. We would like to thank the organizers for this great event, for the informative conference presentations and for the opportunity for us to meet important personalities from the gaming industry in Holland.”

“The Dutch gaming market has always been an important part of GeWeTe, and not only because our company is geographically close to the Netherlands”, Tsikouras explained. “Our wide range of products and our solutions meet all needs, for arcades, gastronomy but also for casinos”.

Gaming in Holland also looked at the future of land-based gambling in the Netherlands with Pieter Boers, Vice President Games and Services, Holland Casinoand Dirk Quermann, Executive Director, Merkur Sports & Gaming, speaking in a talk about the latest developments and future possibilities.

In summary, the Gaming in Holland Conference & Expo provided a wealth of information in an intimate rather than crowded setting.. It was, however, a great gathering, which highlighted the current strength of gaming, across all sectors, of the thriving Dutch industry,” the company said of the exhibition.