Casino awards are awarded to individuals and organizations that have made a meaningful contribution to the gaming industry
A number of prestigious casino awards have been founded to honor operators that made important contributions to the gaming sector. Awards that are worth mentioning include IGA and the Global Gaming and American Gambling Awards.
The International Gaming Awards is an event held to honor software developers that made contributions to the growth of the gaming sector. There are subcategories such as Rising Star of the Year, Online Poker Operator of the Year, and Mobile Sports Product of the Year. The 2020 recipient of Rising Star of the Year is Booming Games which specializes in proprietary content for the slots market. The recipient of Socially Responsible Operator (UK/Europe) is Les Ambassadeurs which runs a casino with 250 slots and 35 table games. Galaxy Entertainment has been recognized as a Socially Responsible Operator for Asia/Australia in 2020. Galaxy manages hotels and casinos in Macao, including properties such as Broadway Casino and The StarWorld Macau. Other awards are Technology Provider/Supplier and Sports Betting Platform of the Year, current recipient being 1xBet.
Awards go to operators that have vitality, originality, and vision. Judges are also weighing in factors such as use of new technologies, innovation, customer service, marketing, and brand identity.
Global Gaming Awards
The awards span a number of subcategories such as Social Responsibility of the Year, Casino Product of the Year, and Online Sports Betting Supplier of the Year. There is an option to submit a self-nomination by filling in details such as category, company, and name. For example, if submitting a nomination for Singapore Pools, also known as toto sgp, details to include are specific service or product (lottery games), company name (Singapore Pools Limited), and category, i.e. Services Provider of the Year.
American Gambling Awards
The American Gambling Awards have been founded to recognize influencers, executives, organizations, and companies in the sector of online gambling. Subcategories here include Horse Racing Operator of the Year, American Operator of the Year, and Industry Supporter of the Year. The latter is awarded to organizations, groups, and persons that made a significant contribution to the US regulated online gambling industry. More specifically, the award is meant to acknowledge the contributions of lobbyists, non-government organizations, trade bodies, and private citizens.
Nominees for Service Provider of the Year include B2B service providers and gaming operators that have made a meaningful contribution to the gaming sector. Finalists include brands such as Catena Media, Digital Fuel Marketing, and Vegas Kings. Poker Operator of the Year is another subcategory where finalists must meet criteria such as high quality offering, player liquidity, growth, and innovation. Finalists in this category include 888 and Borgata. Other awards categories are Regulator of the Year, Corporate Transaction of the Year, and the Responsible Gambling Award which is awarded to providers that strive to create a safe gaming environment for all players.