SAZKA Group becomes a strategic partner holding a controlling stake in SuperSport
Prague, April 27, 2018 SAZKA Group, one of Europe’s largest gaming operators, has become a strategic partner holding a controlling interest in SuperSport d.o.o. (“SuperSport”), the Croatian market leader in online and land-based sports-betting by GGR.
SuperSport has grown rapidly since the business was founded in 2000 and holds licenses and concessions in land-based and online sports-betting granted by the Croatian Government until 2025.
Robert Chvátal, CEO of the SAZKA Group said, “The acquisition of SuperSport, the market leading Croatian sports-betting company by GGR, has compelling strategic logic, giving SAZKA Group access to an attractive gaming market while strengthening the Group’s position in the dynamic online sports-betting industry.‘‘
Notes to editors
The SAZKA Group is one of Europe’s largest lottery and gaming operators with household brands in Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece and Italy. The aggregate annual amount of bets placed with companies in which the SAZKA Group holds an ownership interest are in excess of EUR 17 billion and are served through over 62,500 points of sale as well as through online channels and offered under respective licences. The SAZKA Group is strongly committed to responsible gaming, player protection and corporate social responsibility. The SAZKA Group is owned by two international investment groups, KKCG and EMMA Capital.