April 26-28, San Diego, CA

iGaming North America Awards

After two hugely successful years of the iGaming North America Awards we are pleased to announce their return in 2017 to take place at GiGse. Organized by iGaming Business these awards will reward excellence and innovation in our sector.

This year the awards will be presented during the official networking event during the evening of Thursday 27th April open to all registered GiGse delegates.

To nominate your company please click here. Nominations close Friday, March 17, 2017

 

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.

 

The Process

To insure a truly independent result that reflects the industries view there is a rigorous three-step process for defining the winners of each category:

Stage One: Nominations

Nominations will be submitted through an online form for each category by companies themselves as well as by our nominations committee made up of experts in their particular filed. To nominate a company please click here https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/IGNA

This stage will close on Friday, March 17, 2017.

 

Stage Two: Shortlists

The nominations committee will create shortlists from the nominated companies using their industry knowledge and information provided in the stage one nominations. Shortlisted companies will then be contacted to submit a more detailed application for their wards

 

Stage Three: Judging

Judges for each category will examine and analyze the application forms from each shortlisted company with freedom to request further information and speak to the shortlisted company. A winner will then be decided by the judges through a point allocation system.

 

Stage Four: The Awards

This year the awards will be presented during an official networking cocktail party on Thursday 27th April which is open to all registered GiGse delegates.

 

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