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EGR 2016 Winners List
By Brodey Sheppard - June 03, 2016
EGR B2B Award Winners Announced!
The winners for each of the categories in the EGR B2B Awards are in! The award night, held on 1 June in the Tower of London, drew all the best in the online gaming world. The winners were selected by a distinguished panel of key industry advisors and icons. For a listing of all the winners on the night, visit our latest update on the EGR B2B Awards.
About eGaming Review
The eGaming Review is one of the world’s most highly acknowledged leaders in business-to-business information covering online betting industry news and regulation topics. This year, eGaming Review presents the EGR 2016 Winners List to celebrate the highlights of the industry.
eGaming Review (eGR) offers its readers up-to-date gaming industry updates, insights and expert opinion regarding online casino sites, online poker, bingo and sports betting. eGR is the best read magazine and online publication in the industry, and also features exclusive interviews and roundtable discussions with industry leaders. eGR understands the needs of both its readers and industry professionals, therefore it strives to maintain the reputation it has.
eGR is responsible for the annual Power 50 list of the top most influential Internet gaming companies. eGR hosts a number of networking and thought-leadership events throughout the year, including summits and conferences. eGR also celebrates the industry’s best online casino gaming successes through a number of EGR Awards events.
The eGaming Review and EGRmagazine.com are owned by Pageant Gaming Media Limited, along with three other sister titles: eGR Digital Marketing, eGR Mobile Intelligence and eGR North America. Together, they provide the online gaming industry the most comprehensive business news and articles.
EGR Awards for 2016
This year, eGaming Review is unveiling the best of the best in the online gaming industry. Several awards events will be held all over the world in the coming months: EGR North America Awards, EGR B2B Awards, EGR Operator Marketing and Innovation Awards, EGR B2B Awards, EGR Italy Awards and EGR Operator Awards. Who will be part of the EGR 2016 Winners List? Stay tuned with HitYah Casino.
EGR North America Awards 2016
The EGR North America Awards has returned for its second year to recognise the excellence of service providers and leading operators in the North American online gaming industry. This includes top fantasy sports operators and new mobile casino gaming products. The event will happen on the 27th of April at the W San Francisco in California, U.S.A.
The members of the judging panel are carefully selected for their experience. They are highly successful entrepreneurs, key advisers and former executives of household-name betting brands. They go through a rigorous process to ensure that all of the entries for the awards are given full consideration, and that they choose true winners. A shortlist will be announced on March 22nd. The judges will then review the shortlisted candidates to determine who the winners will be on the 27th of April.
The RMG Operator categories are:
- Casino operator
- Fantasy sports operator
- Marketing campaign
- Mobile gaming product
- Online horse race wagering operator
- Operator of the year
- Poker operator
The Social Gaming Operator categories are:
- Acquisition strategy
- Best new game
- Best product innovation
- Social bingo operator
- Social operator
- Social poker operator
- Social slots operator
The Supplier and Services categories are:
- Acquisition and retention partner
- Casino platform supplier
- Freeplay gaming supplier
- Geolocation supplier
- Legal and compliance partner
- Payments company
- Poker software supplier
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EGR Operator Marketing & Innovation Awards 2016
The EGR Operator Marketing & Innovation Awards 2016 will celebrate the most creative and innovative operators in the industry who have pushed themselves far to bring something new to the table in the last 12 months. The event will take place at the Pavilion at the Tower of London on the afternoon of June 1st.
All of the judges of the awards are reputable members of the online gaming community. Shortlisted candidates will be announced on the 12th of April. The final decision will be made afterwards and the EGR 2016 Winners List will be announced at the awards ceremony.
The categories for the Operator Marketing & Innovation Awards are:
- Affiliate marketing campaign
- Best native app
- Best omni-channel solution
- Bingo marketing campaign
- Brand of the year
- Casino marketing campaign
- CRM campaign
- Innovation in bingo
- Innovation in casino
- Innovation in mobile and tablet
- Innovation in poker
- Innovation in social casino
- Innovation in sports betting
- Innovation of the year
- Innovative start-up
- Mobile marketing campaign
- Poker marketing campaign
- Social marketing campaign
- Sportsbook marketing campaign
Last year, one of the operators that gained recognition was Gamesys for Jackpotjoy. Gamesys received two awards. To check out what this award-winning operator brings to the table, sign up for Jackpotjoy.
EGR B2B Awards 2016
To recognise the best service providers and B2B operators in the industry, the EGR B2B Awards are open to all companies that offer a B2B product across major eGaming disciplines such as betting and gaming software, networks, payments, recruitment, mobile, marketing, IT and infrastructure. Awards will be given to the top bingo supplier, poker network, casino software, and so forth.
The EGR B2B Awards is now in its seventh year, and will take place on the evening of June 1st at the Pavilion at the Tower of London.
For software and network categories, the judges of the EGR B2B Awards will be looking for examples of innovation in mobile casino gaming, product development, scalability, reliability, flexibility, integration, delivery, as well as the user interface and user experience.
The categories for Software and Network are:
- Affiliate software
- Binary solution
- Bingo supplier
- Innovation in mobile
- Innovation in RNG casino software
- Innovation in slot provision
- Innovation in sports betting software
- In-play betting software
- Live casino supplier
- Live streaming supplier (New)
- Mobile gaming software
- Mobile supplier
- Multi-channel supplier
- Online lottery supplier
- Platform of the year
- Poker network
- Poker software
- RNG casino supplier
- Skill games supplier
- Slot provider
- Social and freeplay gaming supplier (Note: this category is for companies supplying social game content to RMG operators and media brands)
- Software rising star
- Sports betting supplier
- Sports data provider
- Virtual sports supplier
- White label partner
For services categories, the judges will be taking into account the commercial success, diversity and increase in customer base for bingo, poker, sports betting and casino gaming sites. They also will be looking at examples of product development and reaction to market challenges to determine the EGR 2016 Winners List.
The categories for Services are:
- Acquisition and retention partner
- Best customer service
- Corporate services provider
- Data analytics partner (New)
- Datacentre of the year
- Fraud and compliance solution
- Innovation in payments solutions
- IT supplier
- Marketing and PR provider
- Mobile services provider
- Payments company
- Recruiter of the year
- Services rising star
EGR Operator Awards 2016 and EGR Italy Awards 2016
Two other awards events will take place towards the end of this year. The EGR Italy Awards will take place in October at the Rome Cavalieri in Italy. This night of celebration will distinguish the best industry operators and suppliers in the Italian online gaming sector.
The EGR Operator Awards is like The Oscars of the gaming industry. There will be around 600 industry professionals and B2C operators that will attend this event. The categories for the awards range from customer service to social responsibility. The awards for this event will go across all verticals, technology and marketing. The event will take place at The Artillery Garden at the HAC in London, UK on the 28th of November. Those who are interested to register for this event can visit the eGaming Review website.
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