EGR Operator Awards 2016 Winners List Announced!

EGR Operator Awards 2016 Winners List Announced!

- December 02, 2016

The results are out and we now see the 2016 top operators in the eGaming industry. The event, held on 28 November at The Artillery Garden at the HAC in London acknowledged and recognised the success and excellence in operation and commerce of the big names from key disciplines: bingo, casino, poker, sports betting and affiliate marketing, among others.

Unibet Group Bags the Main Award – Operator of the Year

Most of the people working in the eGaming industry were anticipating who will win one of the biggest awards of the evening – ‘Operator of the Year.’ After all, leading names like 888 Holdings, bet365, Gala Coral Interactive, LeoVegas, PokerStars and Mr Green made it to the 2016 EGR Operator Awards Shortlist. Sweden-based Unibet emerged as the big winner of the night, taking home the highly coveted ‘Operator of the Year’ award. The company even bagged other awards like ‘Socially Responsible Operator’ as well as ‘Best Marketing Campaign’ for its “Luck is no Coincidence” campaign.

Ebba Ljungerud, Commercial Officer for Unibet Group, accepted the awards on behalf of the company. In his speech, he mentioned, “This is a true testament to the great teamwork everyone in the Unibet Group contributes and how all of our brands and teams work together to achieve a common goal – to give our customers the best experience.”

The shortlisted candidates were judged based on key criteria like operational excellence; quality and diversity of product; innovation and differentiation; growth and commercial success, influence on wider eGaming market and strength of brand and marketing. Clearly, over the year, Malta licensed Unibet Group was able to set standards that other players in the industry can follow.

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Other Names who Made it to the 2016 EGR Operator Awards Winners List

In the sports betting sector, bet365 maintained its status as the year’s best ‘Sports Betting Operator.’ It also received the award for ‘Best In-Play Sports Operator.’

Popular online poker destination PokerStars continued to dominate its sector. For the third time in a row, the company won ‘Poker Operator of the Year.’ The past year, PokerStars saw several milestones including the launch of fast action games like Beat the Clock. The poker operator also expanded its sports betting and casino options, providing customers more opportunities for playing.

There were also new names in the 2016 EGR Operator Awards Winners list. Pinnacle was able to bag the first ever ‘eSports Operator of the Year’ award. The sports betting operator’s Marketing Director Harry Land said about the award, “We’ve invested a massive amount of time and effort to become a leader in the eSports betting field, so this recognition is greatly appreciated. We’re happy that Pinnacle is still seen as the front-runner in eSports betting and we hope to maintain this position in the future.”

Complete EGR Operator Awards 2016 Winners List

CATEGORYSHORTLISTWINNER
Affiliate of the YearAt The Races
Better Collective
Easyodds.com
KAX Media
Little Star Media
LiveSport Media/FlashScore.com
Oddschecker
WhichBingo
Oddschecker
Bingo OperatorBetmotion.com
Gala Coral Interactive
GVC
Mecca Bingo
Sky Betting & Gaming
Tombola
Unibet Group
Stride Gaming
Tombola
Casino Operator 32Red
888casino
Casumo
LeoVegas
Marathonbet
Mr Green
Paddy Power Betfair
PokerStars
Sky Betting & Gaming
Unibet Group
William Hill
Paddy Power
Mobile Operator Casumo
Gala Coral Interactive
Gaming Realms
LeoVegas
Mecca Bingo
Sky Betting & Gaming
Unibet Group
Sky Betting & Gaming
Operator of the Year888 Holdings
bet365
Gala Coral Interactive
LeoVegas
Lottoland
Mr Green
PokerStars
Sky Betting & Gaming
Unibet Group
Unibet Group
Poker Operator 888poker
GVC/partypoker
PokerStars
Sky Betting & Gaming
Unibet Group
PokerStars
Rising StarBetBright
Bitcasino.io
Dunder
Ikibu Casino
Fanto
Hero Gaming
Stride Gaming
Hero Gaming
Socially Responsible OperatorAmaya
Betsson Group
LeoVegas
Paf
Rizk
Spillehallen.dk
Tombola
Unibet Group
Unibet
Sports Betting Operator 10Bet
bet365
Caliente
Mr Green
Pinnacle
Tipico
Unibet Group
William Hill
bet365
Affiliate ProgrammeCasumo
Full Cream Affiliates
Mr Green
LeoVegas
Mediacle (Excel Affiliates)
Spillehallen.dk
Tangelo Games
Unibet Group
Mr Green
eSports Operator Pinnacle
Danske Spil
Sky Betting & Gaming
Pinnacle
Customer Services Operator Amaya (PokerStars)
Betsson Group
Gaming Innovation Group/GUTS
Red Queen Casino
Tombola
Unibet Group
Vision Media Services
Betsson
Spread and Financial Betting Operator GVC/InterTrader
Markets.com
IG Index
InterTrader
In-house Product BetBright
Betsson
Casumo
Gala Coral Interactive
GVC/partypoker
Pinnacle
SlotsMillion
Videoslots.com
BetBright
In-play Sports Operator 10Bet
bet365
Unibet Group
bet365
Marketing Campaign888 - WSOP
Gala Coral Interactive - Emmerdale
Gaming Innovation Group/Guts.com - Norway
Intertain - Jackpotjoy
Lottoland - Australia
Unibet - Luck is no Coincidence
Sky Betting & Gaming - Making Betting Better
Tipico - Bayern Munich
Totolotek - Euro 2016
Unibet - Luck is no Coincidence
Mobile Bingo ProductGala Coral Interactive
Mecca Bingo
Sky Betting & Gaming
Tombola
Vision Media Services
Sky Betting & Gaming
Mobile Casino ProductCaliente
Gaming Realms
Ikibu Casino
LeoVegas
Mr Green
Red Queen Casino
Unibet Group
Gaming Realms
Mobile Poker ProductAconcagua Poker
PKR
QueenVegas
Aconcagua Poker
Mobile Sports Product 10Bet
bet365
Caliente
LeoVegas
Mr Green
Pinnacle
Sky Betting & Gaming
Unibet Group
Sky Betting & Gaming
Slots Operator LeoVegas
Mr Green
Paddy Power Betfair
Rank Group (Grosvenor Casino)
SlotsMillion
Tangelo Slots
William Hill
Mr Green
Social Operator Fairplay Online
KamaGames
Ludos Interactive
Product Madness
Sky Betting & Gaming
Tangelo Games
Unibet Group
Product Madness
Bingo AffiliateLittle Star Media
Mad About Bingo
Which Bingo
Which Bingo
Sports Affiliate At The Races
Better Collective
Bettingpro.com
Easyodds.com
LiveSport Media/FlashScore.com
Oddschecker
Skores
At The Races
Casino Affiliate KAX Media
Little Star Media
RakeTech
RakeTech
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