May 30-31, Miami, FL

iGaming North America Awards

iGaming North America Awards took place this year at GiGse 2017, during the official networking event, on April 27th. Organized by iGaming Business these awards will reward excellence and innovation in our sector.

 

Congratulations to the 2017 winners:

 

Best Marketing Campaign:  Golden Nugget - Live Dealer Casino

Operator of the Year: Golden Nugget

Best Social Gaming Operator: Play Studios

Best Payments System: Sightline.

Best Fantasy Sports Provider: Fanduel

Best Platform Supplier: NYX.

Best Innovation in North American iGaming: Golden Nugget Live Dealer

 

A big thank you to all participants.The shortlist of nominations comprised: 

 

Best Marketing Campaign:  888's Winter Giveaway; Catena - Play US; Golden Nugget - Live Dealer Casino; Murka; SugarHouse Online Casino and, Tropicana - Real Winners Campaign.
 
Operator of the Year: BetFair NJ; Golden Nugget; Michigan Lottery; PokerStars; Resorts; SugarHouse Online Casino and, Tropicana.
 
Best Social Gaming Operator: DoubleDown; FoxwoodsONLINE; Huuuge Games; Murka; Play Studios- MyVegas; Rocket Games and, TropWorld.
 
Best Payments System: Global Payments; IGT Cardless Connect; Iverson Gaming - Virtual ATM; Neteller/Skrill; PayNearMe; PayPal and, Sightline.
 
Best Fantasy Sports Provider: BetConstruct; Boom Fantasy; DraftKings; Fanduel; Fantasy Draft; Sport AD and, starsdraft.
 
Best Platform Supplier: 888; GAN; Greentube; IGT; NYX and, SPIN Games.
 
Best Innovation in North American iGaming: easyplay; Golden Nugget Live Dealer; IGT's Powerbucks; LottoInteractive's Star Match; POP! Slots by PLAYSTUDIOS; Spin Games - ROC3 RGS and, SugarHouse Online Casino - playsugarhouse.com.
 

 

Past Winners

2016

  • Best Marketing Campaign – Resorts iGaming
  • Operator of the Year – Golden Nugget Online Casino
  • Best Social Gaming Operator – MyVegas
  • Best Payments System – Sightline Payments
  • Best Fantasy Sports Provider – Star Fantasy Leagues
  • Best Platform Supplier – NYX Gaming Group
  • Best Innovation in North American iGaming – Spin Games/Respin LLC

 

2015

  • Best Marketing Campaign – Tropicana
  • Operator of the Year – Golden Nugget Online Casino
  • Best Social Gaming Operator – Playtika
  • Best Payments System – Sightline Payments
  • Best Fantasy Sports Provider – DraftKings
  • Best Platform Supplier – The Gamesys Group
  • Best Innovation in North American iGaming – GeoComply USA

 

Categories

Best Marketing Campaign

This category will be awarded to a company that has carried out the most innovative and creative marketing campaign in the last 12 months As well as ROI judges will be looking at the intelligent and effective use of multiple platforms, creativity, and brand building.

Operator of the Year

One of the most hotly contested categories this category will be awarded to the operator that has demonstrated a combination of innovation, growth, and performance in one or more product verticals. This award will specifically be looking at how this has been achieved in the last 12 months.

Best Social Gaming Operator

Social gaming is a big growth area for iGaming in North America so judges will be looking for a company that stands out from the crowd through innovation, as well as clear evidence of growth and scale in the last 12 months.

Best Payments System

Getting payments in and out is crucial for iGaming to thrive in North America and as such rewarding excellence in this area is key for driving the industry forward. Judges will be looking at how providers have reacted to the very specific market needs in North America as well as innovation, growth, and product development.

Best Fantasy Sports Provider

This category will be awarded to a company that shows clear evidence leading the pack in this highly competitive and rapidly growing niche within iGaming. Judges will be looking for innovation, reliability, growth, and product development particularly over the last 12 months.

Best Platform Supplier

In this extremely competitive category judges will be looking for a company that is leading the way through innovation and product development in the last 12 months. In addition judges will also look at commercial success, how the winning company understands their customers needs, how they have reacted to industry changes, the back office/reporting, and the integration and delivery of their platform.

Best Innovation in North American iGaming

iGaming is one of the most innovative sectors with new products and ideas being released on a weekly basis so the judges will be looking for something that really stands out above the other submissions. Judges will be looking at a new product or innovation that has been launched in the last 12 months and truly disrupts the market.

 

If you have any questions or comments with regards to the awards please contact Alex Pratt on alex@igamingbusiness.com