About us

Allwyn’s primary focus is lotteries, helping them raise more for good causes. We drive innovation, efficiency, and safety across our casual gaming entertainment platform in the quest for enhanced player engagement.

Management

Robert Chvatal

Chief Executive Officer

Stepan Dlouhy

Chief Investment Officer

Jonathan Handyside

Group General Counsel

Iva Horcicova

Head of Capital Markets

Tony Khatskevich

Chief Technology Officer

Jan Matuska

Chief Operating Officer

Kenneth Morton

Chief Financial Officer

Antonella Pederiva

Head of Government Affairs

Jan Sterba

Chief Marketing Officer

Pavel Turek

Chief Global Brand and CSR Officer

Jana Zabova

Head of Human Resources

Our history

2022


Our UK subsidiary, Allwyn Entertainment Ltd selected as Preferred Applicant for the 4th licence to operate the UK National Lottery

Allwyn announced its intention to list on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

2021


Allwyn became the new brand of SAZKA Entertainment AG, the parent company of SAZKA Group

SAZKA Group increased its shareholding in Casinos Austria to 59.7%

SAZKA Entertainment AG, a 100% owned subsidiary of KKCG, became the sole ordinary shareholder of SAZKA Group

Funds advised by Apollo Global Management Inc. closed a €500 million strategic investment in SAZKA Entertainment AG

SAZKA Group increased its shareholding in OPAP to 47.22% and economic interest to 40.37% (as at 31 Dec 2021)

2020


SAZKA Group increased its shareholding in Casinos Austria to 55.5%

2019


KKCG became the sole owner of SAZKA Group, acquiring EMMA Capital's 25% interest. EMMA Capital retained the SuperSport business

SAZKA Group acquired an additional 7.25% shareholding in OPAP

2018


SAZKA Group completed the acquisition of an additional shareholding in Casinos Austria

SAZKA Group acquired a 67% shareholding in SuperSport, the largest provider of sports betting in Croatia based on its profit before taxation

SAZKA Group increased its shareholding in Casinos Austria to 38%

2017


SAZKA Group entered into binding agreements on the acquisition of further shares in Casinos Austria to increase its indirect stake to 34%

2016


KKCG and EMMA Capital merged their lottery and gaming assets into SAZKA Group

SAZKA Group acquired a 32.5% stake in LOTTOITALIA by establishing a joint venture with incumbent operator Lottomatica, which was awarded the Italian Lotto concession for 9 years

SAZKA Group acquired an 11.6% stake in Austrian Lotteries

2015


KKCG and EMMA Capital jointly acquired an 11.3% shareholding in Casinos Austria, Austria’s largest gaming and lottery company

2013


EMMA Capital completed its acquisition of a controlling 33% shareholding in OPAP, Greece's largest lottery and gaming company, from the Greek state

2012


KKCG became the sole owner of SAZKA a. s.

2011


KKCG became the co-owner of SAZKA a. s., the incumbent Czech lottery operator

Offices

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Lucerne

Weinmarkt 9 6004 Lucerne Switzerland

+ 41 41 266 09 43

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Prague

Evropska 866/71 160 00, Prague 6 Czech Republic

+420 225 010 650

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London

1 Connaught Place London W2 2ET United Kingdom

+44 203 003 2921

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Boston

125 High Street STE 1704, Boston, MA 02110 United States

+1 857 300 1265

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Brussels

Rond-Point Robert Schuman 6 Brussels 1040 Belgium

+ 32 2 234 77 11