The SAZKA Group is one of the largest consumer gaming companies in Europe. Our business is focused on lottery and sports betting, and in 2016 consumers placed more than EUR 15 billion on wagers with consolidated investment group denver Austrian, Czech, Greek and Italian companies.
We strive to bring innovation to the lottery and gaming industry and our vision is to continue expanding whilst adhering to responsible gaming principles. Our Values SAZKA Group Strategy The SAZKA Group strives to provide its customers with entertainment and life-changing opportunities in a responsible, professional and efficient manner, while having a positive impact on the societies in which we operate. Entrepreneurship Our culture is highly entrepreneurial, which we consider a crucial driver to our long-term success. We believe that responsible, motivated and results-driven team players are key to our success.
Operations The SAZKA Group is the sole owner of the Czech lottery company SAZKA and has significant shareholdings in the Greek lottery OPAP, LOTTOITALIA, Casinos Austria and Austrian Lotteries. Karel Komárek is one of the most successful entrepreneurs both in the Czech Republic and the Central European region. Komárek is the founder of KKCG, one of the fastest growing investment groups in Central Europe, which has enjoyed dynamic development under his leadership during the last 20 years. Today KKCG manages various companies with an aggregate asset value of more than two billion euros.
Gas, Industrials, Investments and Real Estate. Komárek made a decision to acquire SAZKA, the largest Czech lottery company. In the years 2014 and 2015, SAZKA was the fastest growing lottery company in the world. In 2016, SAZKA was integrated into the SAZKA Group. Greek national lottery company OPAP and assumed management thereof.
In addition to his responsibilities within KKCG, Mr. Komárek is very active in the community. Komárek’s conscientious efforts are reflected through all of KKCG’s holding companies’ business practices, such as the efficient and environmentally friendly exploitation of natural resources, and through his active support and personal involvement in a variety of cultural events and social projects. Over the past 15 years, Mr. His name is closely associated with the sweeping development of the Home Credit Group – currently the largest company providing consumer financing in the world – and with the creation of the EMMA Group, which within a few years has become one of the leading investors in the European gaming market.