Every year the IGA (International Gaming Awards) awards the main actors in the gambling industry, whether land-based casinos or online operators. Since its inception, the IGA has on four occasions recognized the virtuosos in a market that is perpetually evolving. The fifth edition of this prestigious event will be held on January 23, 2012 at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in London.
And now, for the nominations!« […] the nominations will continue until October 18, 2011, which leaves time for the various actors in the casino industry to try and make themselves known in one of the proposed categories. A jury composed of professionals and personalities will decide on the major nominees ».
If the date and place of this great event have already been decided, the nominations will continue until October 18, 2011, which leaves time for the various actors in the casino industry to try and make themselves known in one of the proposed categories. A jury composed of professionals and personalities will decide on the major nominees.
Among the categories, we find that of the iGaming Software Supplier of the Year, for which such factors as originality, innovation and competitiveness will be minutely dissected. The Mobile Operator of the Year will be recognized for simplicity of use, access, reliability and platform integration, with casino games on mobile phones representing a new niche in full blossom. The judges will also take into consideration the implementation of procedures and security measures for guaranteeing consumer privacy and other solutions offered by casinos such as customer support and public service initiatives that support the fight against gambling addiction, these latter factors also being the subject of a separate category.
The most eagerly awaited GA award…
The most coveted award will certainly be for Online Casino Operator of the Year. A candidate that has shown a maximum of innovation and invention during 2011 will be gratified by this prestigious award. The judges will analyze other factors such as brand identity, marketing strategy, payment methods, ease of use and games offered, in deciding on the winner. Similar awards will be allocated to Best Operator of the Year for online casinos, Bingo, Poker and sports bettting.
To be noted is that the online casino that has put forward the best Slots will itself receive a distinction. The Slots Operator of the Year, whose activities have shown real growth during 2011 and whose array of different games is recognized, will be consecrated in the Hall of grand notables at IGA 2012.