The Gaming1 group, with nearly 1 600 employees, including more than 450 at our hub in Liège, and with a turnover of around 275 million euros in 2020, is the leading Belgian company for both land-based and online games of chance (casino games, sports betting services and poker). The group is striving to become a world leader on the regulated online gaming market by developing its own technology and through its omnichannel approach.
In terms of its business in Belgium, the group owns the Grand Casino de Namur, Casino de Spa, and more than 30 Circus Casino gaming halls, as well as the Circus.be, 777.be and pokerstars.be gaming and sports betting websites.
On an international level, the group owns 9 casinos in France and a game club in Paris, as well as the Casino de Davos and Crans-Montana in Switzerland.
Gaming1 also operates 17 gaming and sports betting websites in partnership with operators that are leaders on their national markets, including in Spain, Switzerland, Portugal, France, Serbia, Perou and Colombia. The group has also launched on the American market by founding the joint venture Gamewise in partnership with the American giant Delaware North.
Gaming1 is part of Ardent Group, an association of 4 families of investors from Liège. These families share the common values of resilience, curiosity and loyalty and they are always striving to actively and responsibly boost the economy in Wallonia through entrepreneurial and societal projects. Ardent Group is active in various business sectors, including games of chance, IT development, property, LED displays, energy and beer and the group has more than one thousand employees.