By staff
Graz, Austria, 12/09/2002 -, one of the leading international online bookmakers, based in Antigua, has successfully entered the Austrian market by founding a subsidiary based in Graz and applying for an Austrian betting licence. The licence was granted by the Government of Styria.

While the majority of Austrian bookmakers “emigrate” to tax havens such as Cyprus or Gibraltar, has chosen to move its business onshore in Austria to guarantee its clients a maximum of reliability and seriousness.

Up until now, the central point of gamebookers' international corporate strategy was the achievement and maintenance of product leadership in online betting. A strategy that clearly helped to push into the Premier League of worldwide operating online bookmakers. The group has a current betting turnover of more than EUR 10m per month and over 60,000 customers after just 2 years of online operation. The group's Austrian unit,

Gamebookers GmbH, targets at market share of least 20% in Austria in the mid term.

About represents an 'one stop shop' concept for bettors, covering a huge range of bets on every major sporting event worldwide, as well as on the latest political and social issues, combined with an in-depth

information source. Betting services are provided in 18 currencies and 3 languages - English, German and Spanish. Based and licensed in Austria and Antigua & Barbuda (W.I.), the company enjoys a betting tax-free status. The

group has over 60,000 customers worldwide and handles annually over 8m bets. Gamebookers Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Gatcombe Park Ventures, London.

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