The software providers of NOVOMATIC have made their entry into the land-based casino market. They produced land-based slot machine games. The company resident company was founded in 1980. Since then it has become one of the largest gambling companies in the world. Like many companies that used to specialize in the land-based area, they have slowly shifted their focus to the now booming online market. When they bought GreenTube Internet Entertainment Solutions in 1998, they officially entered into the online area. NOVOMATIC has succeeded in transferring its success to the offline slot machines on the internet gambling scene.