Casino Operations Summit

Irina Ruf

Managing Director Merkur Casino GmbH

Mrs. Ruf is managing director of Merkur Casino GmbH with more than 20 years of experience in the land-based and digital gaming industry.

She first successfully supported the previous Managing Director as Executive Operations Director International with Power of Attorney in various international projects and countries. She has gained more than 10 years’ experience and expertise in the international business in different positions within the Gauselmann Group. Based on her wide-ranging career path to date, she has all the prerequisites to successfully continue and expand Merkur Casino’s international business activities.

As managing director, she is responsible for 7 countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Spain, Czech Republic, Serbia, the UK and the Netherlands) operating more than 400 arcades across Europe and in some countries online and Sportsbetting.

Her key to success is to stay true to her goals and to maintain a network of supporters who share the same mindset.