FIRST TIME AT CASINO VELDEN?
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Known as a summer health resort, Velden - the heartland of highlife and vacation fun - lies amid a breathtaking backdrop on the banks of Lake Wörther. In our casino, with its adjoining lake terrace, experience the atmosphere of an entertaining holiday residence. Be thrilled by the diverse gambling possibilities and enjoy first-class culinary pleasures.
ING. HERMANN WEISSITSCH
Hermann Weissitsch has worked at Casinos Austria for more than 37 years. After spending several years abroad as head cashier on various cruise ships and slot managers in Greece, he worked at Casino Velden, Casino Bad Gastein and Casino Seefeld. Under his local responsibility, among other things, the Mystery Jackpot, a coin transport and lifting system and a counting monitoring system were developed, introduced and implemented in the daily routine. In 1999, Ing. Hermann Weissitsch took over the management of the company as head of administration. In 2006, Ing.Hermann Weissitsch was appointed Controller of Casino Velden and in 2011 he was appointed Guest Relations & Organization Manager and took over the management of Casino Velden in January 2021.
Gerald Golker began his career as a croupier at Casino Velden in 1988, which led him to the position of Senior Casino Manager in December 2020.
In addition to his work at the gaming tables, he enthusiastically worked as a room manager, guest relation manager and internal trainer. In his role as Poker Manager he organizes the European Poker Championship.
His motto is: "We have to exceed the expectations of our guests."
Gerald Golker is married and has two daughters.
ING. HARALD POSRATSCHNIG
Harald Posratschnig has been with Casinos Austria since 1989. He was appointed token and company cashier and has now been in charge of the slot machine area at Casino Velden for 10 years. Among other things, he is responsible for the compilation of offers and conversions in the vending machine area. He has developed new mystery jackpot concepts and was jointly responsible for the introduction of slot machine cards in the casinos in Bregenz, Bad Gastein, Graz, Innsbruck, Linz and Salzburg. He is also responsible for the implementation of the technical connection of the slot machines to the Ministry of Finance. In January 2021 he was appointed Senior Casino Manager.
MARCEL J. VANIC
The 3-toque chef Marcel Vanic has been employed at Casino Velden since 2001 and has been the location manager of CUISINO since 2004. Before that, he worked for the internationally renowned Hilton hotel chain as Executive Chef for twelve years.
As site manager, he is responsible for a gourmet restaurant, the bar area and a bistro as well as event catering for up to 2,000 people. In addition, Marcel Vanic is responsible for 55 permanent employees and up to 90 employees in the summer season as well as the training of 35 apprentices and interns.
Marcel Vanic is responsible for the innovative product design at Casino Velden and continues to set trends for the entire Casinos Austria CUISINO gastronomy. He has also appeared on TV shows such as “Freshly cooked” and is therefore known to a wide audience and passes on his extensive culinary knowledge in numerous cooking courses.
Karin Obkircher has been working in the marketing and events department at Casino Velden since 1995. After completing the hotel management school in Villach and several jobs in tourism, she started as a promotion assistant at Casino Velden.
Around 5,000 events from a wide variety of areas have already passed through their hands. Now she took over the position of Marketing Expert in April 2021. Since she has always acted as the right-hand of the marketing manager for many years and was involved in the entire organizational area, she can take on her new job with a lot of know-how and knowledge.
She often spends her free time in the mountains - just like at work, the slogan “The journey is the goal” also applies here.
Velden am Wörthersee is a delightful vacation spot in the heart of Carinthia, cosmopolitan, with the charm of the countryside and beautiful surroundings. After enjoying the fresh air, magnificent landscape and perhaps a boat ride on the lake, what could be more tempting than a bit of relaxation in the casino? Exciting games and a fascinating and sophisticated atmosphere
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Lake Wörthersee is and remains Austria's most popular swimming lake. But the tourism region "Visit Wörthersee" is far more than beautiful 26°C warm, turquoise-blue water. It is the first address in Austria for lifestyle, gourmet cuisine and events, surrounded by attractive destinations and fantastic recreational opportunities. Go "all in" on your holiday and explore the entire spectrum of high-quality services, made marvellously complete by Casino Velden.