History

  • 1992 – founded the first entertainment and gambling company in Bistrita, with 4 locations in the entire town, operating slots machines and pool tables;
  • 1994 – open the first entertainment center that gathered together the idea of entertainment and gambling in the same area – the center had a music club, entertainment areas (pools tables) and gambling activities (slots machines);
  • 1996 – starting a new domain in gambling industry by opening and operating the first Bingo Saloon in Bistrita;
  • 1996 – opening another investment area by buying and managing a restaurant location – Phoenix Restaurant;
  • 1998 – starting to develop and operating of a network of locations of Bingo Saloons in Brasov and Iasi;
  • 1998 – created the first televised Bingo Show in Romania – TV BINGO BISTRITA, on a national television channel – TVR2;
  • 1999 – opening and operating new locations of Bingo Saloons in different counties of Romania, like Bacau (2 locations), Dambovita (1 locations);
  • 1999 – starting to operate electronic casino equipment within the same locations of Bingo saloons;
  • 1999 – launching one of the most successful project of the group in Romania – SUPER BINGO PROTV – a televised Bingo Show on the best Romanian television channel; within this project, in 2 years we offered more than 10 millions USD as prizes;
  • 1999 – starting a new activity domain in real-estate investments, by buying and selling of diverse properties;
  • 2000 – opening and operating new locations of electronic casinos in Timisoara, Iasi, Craiova and Bucuresti; in Bucuresti we operated during 2000 one of the most successful Bingo Saloons at that time;
  • 2000 – starting a new area of activity within the group of companies – constructions; at the beginning the construction company acted as an entrepreneur for setting up and fitting up for all the locations operated by Metropolis Grup;
  • 2001 – opening new locations of electronic casinos in Arad and Iasi – in Iasi we started to operate the first electronic casino located in a shopping center – Iulius Mall;
  • 2002 – opening and managing for more than 8 years of the biggest Entertainment Center in Romania at that time – Metropolis Complex – with restaurant, bar, club, electronic casino, bingo hall, sport betting – all these activities within one location;
  • 2004 – 2006 – redesigning and starting a new management policy for all the electronic casino locations by placing all these operations in commercial shopping centers – in Bucharest, Unirea Shopping Center, in Iasi, Iulius Mall, in Cluj-Napoca, Sora Shopping Center and Sygma Shopping Center, in Timisoara, Iulius Mall;
  • 2007 – opening and operating the companies’ first two live casinos under the brand of Valoro Casino in Arad and Timisoara;
  • 2007 – continuing in opening and operating new locations of electronic casino in Bacau;
  • 2008 – opening a new electronic casino in Suceava in Iulius Mall and in Cluj-Napoca Iulius Mall;
  • 2009 – starting the most successful project in the company history – SUPER BINGO METROPOLIS on Antena 1 (the best rated television channel for entertainment shows); the project is still operating on Romanian market, and, so far, awarded over 65 million EURO;
  • 2010 – opening new electronic casino locations in shopping centers in Ploiesti – Ploiesti Mall, in Arad – Atrium Center, in Baia Mare – Gold Plaza Mall;
  • 2010 – starting the construction of the first 5* Hotel in Bistrita – Hotel Metropolis, that has been opened at the end of February 2011; with an investment for over 15 million EURO Hotel Metropolis is already famous nationwide due to its very short terms of development – the construction started in June 2010 and has been finished at the end of February 2011, and also due to the best quality in construction materials used in this investment;
  • 2010 – Real-estate investment in 2 sites, one in Bistrita – with 140.000 sqm – for the biggest real-estate project developed in Transilvania and one site located in Cluj-Napoca for a major investment in a 5* Hotel under the Metropolis brand, an office building and a residential building;
  • 2011- Through its new project „Metropolis Super Slots” the company aimes at developing its activity of gaming operations by locating slot-machines covering all the Romaian territory, in locations which have as a major object of activity the public alimentation, and which are willing to diversify their services using this type of machines. Presently, 850 machines are licensed, functioning in 150 locations.
  • 2012 – Metropolis Grup opens the biggest electronic casino in Iasi – inside Palas Center. The novelty of this location is offering to its customers the first licensed poker club in town. Combining both services – electronic casino and poker club – imposes the location on the local specific market.
  • 2012 – In February, Metropolis Grup opens the newest live casino of the company, in Bucharest, Calea Victoriei, in Hotel Novotel. Shortly, the casino imposes itself as leader on the specific market due to its interior design, live and electronic casino equipment and also through the high standard services.
  • 2013 – In May 2013 SUPER BINGO METROPOLIS returns on Antena 1 every Sunday, with a brand new and improved show, hosted by Mihai Mitoseru and his beautiful co-host Daniela Crudu, accompanied by the famous comedy actors couple. Romica Tociu and Cornel Palade.