The prestigious Malta iGaming awards were given away at the Summit of iGaming Malta (SIGMA), the annual gathering of stakeholders, regulators and operators at Malta. The event that both the players and the brands look forward to was organized in its largest venue ever at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre in Ta’ Qali, from 22nd November to 25th November this year. The auspicious awards were given in the eminent presence of the President of Republic of Malta H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and MGA executives.
One of the newbies, PlayOJO has acquired a prominent place in the industry which clearly reflects by the addition of one more award in the bucket of its victories. Shortly after claiming the Rising star Award at EGR this year, PlayOJO has made a significant win yet again by winning the Casino of the year Award at Malta iGaming awards.
“Ohad Narkis, from PlayOJO, said: “We are delighted to have been named Casino Operator of the Year at the Malta iGaming Awards.
“Despite launching less than a year ago, we have already made a significant impact on the industry by taking the player experience to the next level.
“This award recognizes the hard work and dedication of the PlayOJO team, and I’d like to thank the judges for rewarding our achievements and successes in this way.”
Since going live in February, this disruptive challenger brand, has already made a big impression in the UK market with its unique approach to responsible gambling.
Its innovative OJO plus offering rewards players with money back on every bet – whether they win or lose – which can be withdrawn into their wallet at any time.
In an industry first, all bonuses and rewards come with no wagering requirements, so what players see is what they get – it’s that simple.
The event proved to be promising for many brands as they got their hands on the awards they rightfully deserved and are going to cherish forever. The jury which consisted of Andy Jones the managing director of Ali Quantum, Yoav Dotan the founder of Casino Cruise and 21 other prominent personalities of the iGaming industry unanimously gave away the awards in the 12 categories reflecting all the aspects of the industry.
True to its name, Leo Vegas really did emerge as the King of the iGaming industry by winning awards in three different categories at Malta iGaming awards and stealing the limelight.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Award was awarded to Leo Vegas. Established in 2012 the brand has quickly multiplied its user base and grabbed the CSR of year award .
Once again Leo Vegas made to the winners list and won the award for the Best Sports Book 2017 and by became the only brand at the event to take away as many as three awards from the show.
Along providing the best games in the industry to relax with, Leo Vegas also provide amiable opportunities to work with and begged the award for the Best Career Program of the Year.
BetConstruct got their hands on the Best Innovator Awards 2017. This was the second lucky event for the brand after claiming the Best Customer Service award at EGR earlier this year. The tireless efforts of the brand once again worked out for them and added one more award to the previous list of awards claimed by them.
The Affiliate of the Year Award was won by Matching Visions as they succeeded in keeping both the publishers and the Advertisers happy with their efficient marketing strategies, making their way to the winners list.
Funfair received the award for the Best Initial Coin Offering venture for their efficient and fun to use Blockchain mechanism. The victory came early for the brand as they claimed the Award within one year of their launch.
Lotto Warehouse won theAaward for the Best Lotto product by providing a simple and efficient software integration for Jackpots and payouts making Lotto a lot more fun both for the players and the Operators.
The Fastest Growing Operator of the Year Award was won by Scandinet for their amazing collection of games and Viking theme on which the look, feel and the functionality of the entire website is based.
This award goes for experience and trust as Play n Go received the Best Vendor 2017 award after being in the gaming industry for quite a time. Play n Go has been loved by both the players and the operators and yes, also by the jury of the Malta iGaming awards.
The Best Legal firm of the year award was given to wh.partners for their persistence and hard work. The co founder of the brand Olga Finkel put happiness of the team into words and said that “this award is a recognition of our team’s competence, dedication and creative flair!”.
The Best Investor of the Year Award was won by Gaming Innovation Group (GIG) for their rightful investments that brought along both profit and the precious award for them. The brand won 7 business - to-customers products and providing the best suppliers in the Sports Betting and Casino industry.