iGaming North America 2016 Reveals Awards Nominees
The prestigious iGaming North America award ceremony will take place from the 5 to 7 April 2016 at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The ceremony is focused on rewarding innovation and excellence in the North American online gaming industry within the structure laid out by the judges and event sponsors.
The US held iGaming North America Awards, organised in partnership with The Innovation Group, iGaming Business, Lewis Roca Rothberger, E-Gaming Brokerage, and BolaVerde, recently published a shortlist announcing this year’s nominees. The awards ceremony will see its presentations done during a special awards luncheon that will take place on the third day of the iGaming North America exhibition and conference.
The ceremony represents North America’s premier iGaming awards function, aimed at granting the well-deserved industry recognition, for the industry, by the industry. The award recipients are determined while adhering to a rigorous detailed three-step process in order to ensure a truly independent election result focused on reflecting the industry’s viewpoint to define the winners in each category. The nomination process is conducted according to the following stages, the first stage sees the submission of all nominations, and the second stage sees the nominations committee creating shortlists. The third stage involves the judges examining and analysing the shortlists for each category, and the final stage of awards presentations themselves.
The ceremony will recognise excellence in seven different categories, targeted at both the B2C and B2B industry specialists, via seven separate awards with the categories and its shortlisted nominees announced as follows:
Best Marketing Campaign: DraftKings, Borgata, Mohegan iGaming, Golden Nugget Online Casino, Tropicana/Virgin, and Resorts iGaming.
Operator of the Year: Caesars Interactive, Borgata, Golden Nugget Online Casino, DraftKings, Tropicana/Virgin, Resorts IGaming, and Pala.
Best Social Gaming Operator: GAN, Double down Casino, MyVegas, Ruby Seven Studios, Rocket Games, Zynga, and Playtka.
Best Payments System: PayNearMe, Neteller/PaySafe, Sightline Payments, Vantiv, and PayPal.
Best Fantasy Sports Provider: DraftDay, DraftKings, Star Fantasy Leagues, and FanDual.
Best Platform Supplier: GAN, Star Fantasy Leagues/Flower City Gaming, IGT, NYX Gaming Group, Income Access, Neteller/PaySafe, and Scientific Games Interactive.
Best Innovation in North American IGaming: DraftDay, Star Fantasy Leagues/Flower City Gaming, Fast Fantasy, Phrazzing Games, GeoComply, Traffic Generation, and Rapid Games.