About us

CASINO MERKUR MARE is part of the Gauselmann Group’s gaming operations, and has been running casinos on cruise ships operated by the Spanish company Pullmantur Cruceros since late 2016. The Gauselmann Group has also established a partnership with TUI Cruises. A CASINO MERKUR MARE opened on the new TUI Cruises ship ‘Mein Schiff 1’ in 2018, followed in January 2019 by the second CASINO MERKUR MARE on the new ‘Mein Schiff 2’ in the TUI Cruises fleet. The Gauselmann Group, founded in 1957, is a family company with over 14,000 employees worldwide. This game designer delights millions of players all over the world with innovative technology and consistently pioneering game ideas. The Gauselmann Group’s trademark is the MERKUR sun, representing great entertainment within the statutory framework for players everywhere.


What we offer

Our casinos have a wide variety of entertainment options on board – the choice is yours!

Our product portfolio is split into four different areas. The first is gaming machines, with a perfectly balanced mix of innovative cabinets and exciting games with fantastic features. Next are our classic games such as Ocean Poker, blackjack or American roulette, offering great entertainment.

This is rounded off by our bingo sessions, and our recently introduced sports betting opportunities on selected ships. Never been to a casino and interested in getting a feeling for what to expect? Just talk to one of our helpful expert staff, or come to one of our many events such as ‘taster courses’ in classic games or ‘the world of gaming machines’ for slots. We will let you know about upcoming events at the CASINO MERKUR MARE once on board.

In our ship casinos, you can experience the fun of modern gaming with Gauselmann slot machines as well as classic and modern slots from other well-known manufacturers. We also offer electronic roulette, blackjack and coin pushers.

Experience the fascination of a live game with the absolute classics Wheel of Fortune, blackjack and roulette. Our poker tournaments, available on various trips, are particularly popular. Whether you are a total beginner or a seasoned player, our skilled croupiers would be delighted to welcome you.

Enjoy a fun and enjoyable bingo evening with our entertainers.

We have sports betting in our sights, available in various different sports with our modern betting terminals on selected ships.

On the TUI ships ‘Mein Schiff 1’ and ‘Mein Schiff 2’, you can find our casino on deck 5.

On the ships ‘MV Monarch’ and ‘MV Sovereign’ in the Pullmantur Cruises fleet our casino is on deck 5, whilst on the ‘MV Horizon’ and ‘MV Zenith’ you can find us on deck 8.

Do you have any questions about CASINO MERKUR MARE? Please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

Casino Merkur Mare
Merkur-Allee 1-15
32339 Espelkamp

Email: info@casinomerkurmare.com