Bavarian State Lottery president named as NOVOMATIC consultant

Betting Business - Bavarian Lottery NOVOMATIC Erwin Horak
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The long-standing president of the Bavarian State Lottery, Erwin Horak, has been appointed as a consultant for the NOVOMATIC Group.


NOVOMATIC has named a key player in the German lottery industry as its latest consultant for the company’s Lottery Solutions GmbH.

Erwin Horak, long-standing president of the Bavarian State Lottery, Chairman of the GlücksSpirale Committee, and former leader of German lottery association Deutscher Lotto- und Totoblock (DLTB), will be supporting the group in his new role.

Horak will support NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions GmbH in the areas of Business Development and Customer Development among other areas of the group.

Commenting on his appointment, Harald Neumann, Chairman of the NOVOMATIC board, said: “As reflected in our successes in Estonia and Greece, Lottery technology and services are of increasing strategic importance to us. With the valuable contributions of Erwin Horak we will gain an important impetus in our cooperation with state-licensed lotteries.”

Erwin Horak added: “After my active work at LOTTO Bayern, I am very much looking forward to contributing my knowledge and experience to the NOVOMATIC Group. Lotteries are increasingly under competitive pressure and require innovative, modern and open solutions, such as the solutions developed and offered by NOVOMATIC Lottery Solutions. I am committed and convinced that NOVOMATIC has a good range of products. I find it very positive that this new offer will also increase the competition within the German lottery market. I would like to make a contribution to it.”

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