CENTURY CASINOS, INC.
Previous company name
ALPINE GAMING INC
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Century Casinos, Inc., formerly known as Alpine Gaming Inc., is an international casino entertainment company that owns and operates gaming casinos and related lodging and restaurant facilities. In addition, it provides casino management services ranging from design development and equipment selection to full development and operational services. The company was founded in 1993 and has its corporate headquarters located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It has been listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market since 1994 and on the Prime Market of the Vienna Stock Exchange since 2005.
Century Casinos owns and operates the following casino resorts: Century Casino & Hotel based in Colorado and Canada; The Caledon Hotel, Spa, Casino based in South Africa; Womacks Casino & Hotel based in Colorado; Century Casino Newcastle based in South Africa; and Century Casino Millennium based in Czech Republic. It also operates casinos in cruises, such as the Silversea Cruises (a concession agreement to operate two casinos aboard the ultra-luxury Silversea cruise vessels); The World of ResidenSea (an exclusive concession to operate the casino aboard the world’s first luxury residential resort community at sea ); and Oceania Cruises (a concession agreement to operate three casinos aboard Oceania’s upper premium class cruise vessels). In addition, Century Casinos also holds a controlling equity interest in Casinos Poland Limited, the owner and operator of seven casinos and one slot arcade located in international four and five star hotels in Poland, which include Casino Warsaw, Casino Wroclaw, Casino Krakow, Casino Poznan, Casino Katowice, Casino Gdynia, and Slot Arcade.
Century Casinos’ goal and vision is to become the leading company in the regional mid-size casino market worldwide. In order to achieve this goal, the company strive to grow its business worldwide and look to continue its financial success by: offering its guests excellent customer service and the latest exciting casino entertainment; focusing on employee development and creating a positive work environment; adding value to the local communities through responsible operations, employment and development of business associate relationships; and actively pursuing the development of new gaming opportunities and reinvesting in the success of its existing operations.
Century Casinos, Inc. (CCI) is an international casino entertainment company, which develops and operates gaming establishments and related lodging and restaurant facilities globally. As of December 31, 2009, the Company, through its various subsidiaries owns Century Casino & Hotel- Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Womacks Casino & Hotel – Cripple Creek, Colorado, Century Casino & Hotel – Central City, Colorado, Casinos Poland, Cruise Ships and Silver Dollar Casino – Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In November 2010, the Company opened its Century Casino Calgary.
Description and history
Century Casinos, Inc. (CCI), incorporated in 1993, is an international casino entertainment company, which develops and operates gaming establishments and related lodging and restaurant facilities globally. As of December 31, 2009, the Company, through its various subsidiaries owns Century Casino & Hotel- Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Womacks Casino & Hotel – Cripple Creek, Colorado, Century Casino & Hotel – Central City, Colorado, Casinos Poland, Cruise Ships and Silver Dollar Casino – Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In November 2010, the Company opened its Century Casino Calgary.
Century Casino & Hotel – Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
In November 2006, CCI opened the casino portion of the Century Casino & Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In March 2007, the Company opened the 26-room hotel. The facility has 664 slot machines, 35 table games (which includes a 24-hour poker room), 26 hotel rooms, a 400 seat showroom, four food/beverage outlets and a lounge with live music.
Womacks Casino & Hotel – Cripple Creek, Colorado
The Company owns and operates Womacks Casino & Hotel (Womacks) in Cripple Creek, Colorado, located approximately 45 miles southwest of Colorado Springs. Womacks have ticket in/ticket out (TITO) slot machines, six limited stakes gaming tables, 21 hotel rooms, two bars and a restaurant. In addition, the Company owns or leases 400 parking spaces near the casino. Womacks is located on the main gaming thoroughfare in Cripple Creek.
Century Casino & Hotel – Central City, Colorado
The Century Casino & Hotel is located in Central City at the end of the Central City Parkway, a four lane highway connecting I-70, the main east/west interstate in Colorado, to Central City. Its facility has 514 TITO slot machines, 10 table games (three of which are player-banked poker tables), 26 hotel rooms, two bars, two restaurants and a 500-space on-site covered parking garage.
In March 2007, the Company acquired 33.3% of the outstanding shares issued by Casinos Poland Ltd (CPL). CPL owns and operates seven full casinos and one slot casino in Poland.
In addition to the land-based casinos, CCI operates five cruise ship-based casinos aboard the Silver Cloud (a Silversea Cruise vessel), the Mein Schiff (a TUI Cruises vessel) and the vessels of Oceania Cruises. As of December 31, 2009, the Company had a total of 154 slots machines and 23 table games aboard the five cruise ships.
Silver Dollar Casino – Calgary, Alberta, Canada
The Silver Dollar is a 93,000 square foot casino facility located on approximately seven acres of land in Calgary. The casino facility includes 504 slot machines, 16 table games, 25 video lottery terminals, two restaurants, a lounge, a 5,000 square foot showroom, an 18,000 square foot convention center and a 30-lane bowling alley. On December 15, 2009, the Company’s subsidiary, Century Casinos Europe GmbH (CCE) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Frank Sisson’s Silver Dollar Ltd. (FSSD) and 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of EGC Properties Ltd. (EGC) from Grant Thornton Limited, as receiver and manager of EGC Holdings Ltd. (Holdings), FSSD and EGC.
Formerly known as Alpine Gaming Inc.
Owns and operates gaming casinos and related lodging and restaurant facilities
1214741 ALBERTA LTD
GRANT THORNTON LLP
US SIC Code
1263A, Lake Plaza Drive
City province or state postal code
80906, COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Phone: +1 719 527 8300
Fax: +1 719 527 8301
Country address: UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Website url: www.cnty.com