Global Gaming Awards voting set to open next week

Category: 2016 | Published: Wednesday 20th July 2016
The final stage in the judging process of the Global Gaming Awards 2016 will commence in five days’ time, as 60 of the most influential figures in the gambling industry begin to cast their votes for the winners in each of the Global Gaming Awards’ 12 categories. A final shortlist of 10 nominees will be announced in each category which, once published on 25 July, will be sent to the esteemed judging panel, containing many of the top CEOs and senior executives...

Global Gaming Awards 2016: First wave of judges announced

Category: 2016 | Published: Thursday 5th May 2016
Key strengths of the Global Gaming Awards are the quality and integrity of its judging panel, representing the gaming industry’s most prominent companies. This year’s panel will be the largest in Global Gaming Awards history, as over 50 leading lights of the industry will cast votes that will be independently checked and verified by KPMG Gibraltar to guarantee fairness and authenticity. Those confirmed as returning to the panel for 2016 include: Gavin Isaacs, President and CEO, Scientific Games, Roger Raatgever, CEO,...

Self-nominations open for Global Gaming Awards 2016

Category: 2016 | Published: Tuesday 5th January 2016
The self-nominations window for the Global Gaming Awards 2016 is officially open. Now in their third year, the Awards will once again consist of 12 industry-wide categories, recognising and rewarding innovation and achievement across both the digital and land-based gaming sectors. The destination of each award is decided by a panel of 50 judges made up of esteemed industry executives from a range of sectors and geographies. Judges vote for their winner and runner-up in each category based on a shortlist compiled...

NYX Gaming Group announced as Lead Partner of Global Gaming Awards 2016

Category: 2016 | Published: Friday 9th October 2015
The Global Gaming Awards are delighted to announce that NYX Gaming Group is confirmed as the Lead Partner of the Global Gaming Awards 2016. The leading worldwide provider of e-gaming software has supported the Awards for the past two years and has already agreed to extend that backing into 2016. Deepak Malkani, commercial director at Gambling Insider, the industry publication which powers the Global Gaming Awards, said: "We are thrilled that NYX Gaming Group has chosen to partner with us once again. "With...

Global Gaming Awards winners announced

Category: 2015 | Published: Tuesday 29th September 2015
The winners of the Global Gaming Awards 2015 have been revealed. The twelve prizes were handed out during a prestigious ceremony in the Titian Ballroom of the Venetian Palazzo Congress Center during G2E Vegas. The Global Gaming Awards recognise and reward the best the gaming industry has to offer across both the land-based and digital industries. The destination of each award is decided by a panel of 50 judges made up of esteemed industry executives from a range of sectors and geographies. KPMG Gibraltar,...

Global Gaming Awards 2015 Shortlist Revealed

Category: 2015 | Published: Thursday 24th September 2015
The shortlist for the Global Gaming Awards 2015 has been announced. A total of 115 organisations and individuals are nominated across 12 categories covering the land-based and digital gaming industries. The winners will be announced during G2E Vegas at a prestigious presentation ceremony in the Titian Ballroom (Titian 2301) of the Venetian Palazzo Congress Center on 28 September. The destination of each award is decided by a panel of 50 judges made up of esteemed industry executives from a range of sectors and geographies. KPMG...

Voting opens for Global Gaming Awards 2015

Category: 2015 | Published: Tuesday 4th August 2015
Voting has officially begun on the Global Gaming Awards 2015. A panel of 50 judges comprised of leading industry executives will vote across 12 categories covering both the land-based and digital industries, selecting their winner and runner-up from a shortlist of 10 companies or 5 individuals in each category, with the runner-up votes used to decide the award victor in the event of a tie. In the interests of fairness, judges will not be permitted to vote in any categories in which...

Judging Panel finalised for Global Gaming Awards 2015

Category: 2015 | Published: Friday 24th July 2015
The judging line-up for the Global Gaming Awards 2015 has been completed. The Judging Panel of 50 leading industry executives covers a diverse range of sectors and geographies across both the online and land-based industries. OpenBet CEO Jeremy Thompson-Hill, Scientific Games CEO and president Gavin Isaacs, and Betfred CEO John Haddock are among the new judges on the Panel for 2015. Judges returning from last year include IGT International CEO Walter Bugno, Microgaming CEO Roger Raatgever and American Gaming Association president and CEO Geoff...

Shortlisting completed for Global Gaming Awards 2015

Category: 2015 | Published: Wednesday 22nd July 2015
This year's Global Gaming Awards continue to gather pace as the showcase presentation ceremony draws closer. With the shortlisting process now completed across the 12 categories, successful firms and individuals are currently being contacted with the good news of their nomination. As well as having the opportunity to win a coveted Global Gaming Award, all shortlisted firms will also appear in a special Global Gaming Awards Shortlist publication, distributed during this year's G2E Vegas show. Meanwhile the Judging Panel for the Global Gaming Awards...

Global Gaming Awards 2015 Infovideo

Category: 2015 | Published: Wednesday 22nd April 2015
The Global Gaming Awards have produced a special infovideo for this year's Awards. In the first instance, nominations are welcomed across all 12 categories for achievements during the past 12 months. A shortlist of 120 companies will then be drawn up and put before an independent panel of 50 judges, comprised of leading gaming industry figures. The judges will select their winners and runners-up from a shortlist of 10 companies in each of the 12 awards categories. The Awards are adjudicated by KPMG...

Gavin Isaacs announced as new judge for Global Gaming Awards

Category: 2015 | Published: Saturday 28th February 2015
Scientific Games President and Chief Executive Officer Gavin Isaacs has been confirmed as a landmark new judge for the Global Gaming Awards 2015. A vastly experienced gaming industry executive, Isaacs has been the President andChief Executive Officer of leading gaming and lottery technology provider Scientific Games Corporation since June 2014. His previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of SHFL entertainment, Chief Operating Officer of Bally Technologies, and President of Aristocrat Technologies. Scientific Games has confirmed its status as a genuine gaming and...

Global Gaming Awards welcoming nominations

Category: 2015 | Published: Thursday 19th February 2015
The nominations window for the Global Gaming Awards 2015 has officially opened. Nominations are being welcomed across all 12 categories – which cover both the land-based and digital gaming industries – for achievements during the past 12 months. Nominated firms and individuals will be considered alongside the selections of the Global Gaming Awards Nominations Panel during the shortlisting process. A shortlist of 120 companies and executives will then be drawn up and put before an independent panel of 50 judges, comprised...

Global Gaming Awards 2015 confirm NYX as Lead Partner

Category: 2015 | Published: Friday 16th January 2015
NYX Gaming Group has been announced as Lead Partner of the Global Gaming Awards 2015. The provider has confirmed its support for the Awards, which are now in their second year. NYX Gaming Group sponsored the Global Gaming Awards 2014 - the first ever - which culminated in two memorable presentation ceremonies in Las Vegas last October. The 2015 Awards will once again reward and recognise industry innovation and achievement across 12 categories, covering both the online and land-based sectors. Categories include Digital Operator of...

50 Wise Gaming Men & Women

Category: 2015 | Published: Monday 17th November 2014
Following the success of the inaugural Global Gaming Awards this year, the judge recruitment process for 2015 has already begun. Once again, 50 leading gaming industry executives covering a diverse range of sectors and geographies will be selected for the role. Many will be approached directly by the awards organisers, although it is envisaged that a number will put themselves forward for the position, or be nominated by their companies. Whatever their path to the panel, the judges will possess the vital...

MGM the big winner at Global Gaming Awards 2014

Category: 2014 | Published: Monday 3rd November 2014
US casino operator MGM Resorts International picked up three of the 12 prizes on offer at this year's Global Gaming Awards. A great result for the firm saw it emerge victorious in the Land-Based Operator of the Year, Customer Loyalty Program of the Year and Responsible Business of the Year categories. The other company to win more than once was Italian supplier GTech, which secured the Digital Industry Supplier and Land-Based Gaming Innovation awards. Elsewhere there were victories for the likes...
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