The Big Winners of the 2016 IGA AwardsPublished February 5, 2016 by Mike P
Monday night saw William Hill and Leo Vegas Casino crowned with two of the biggest awards at the 2016 IGA event in London.
Professionals from every sector of the global igaming industry gathered at London’s iconic Savoy Hotel on 1 February 2016 for the ninth-annual International Gaming Awards (IGA). The star-studded ceremony attracted iconic sponsors in the form of Microgaming, PokerStars, NetEnt, and IGT. Just below is a recap of the biggest award-winners from Monday night.
Online Gaming Operator – CherryCasino
CherryCasino first began trading as a Swedish gaming business all the way back in 1963. The brand would later take an evolutionary step forward by launching as one of the first online casinos in 1996. CherryCasino’s gaming diversity and customer service has now been recognised with IGA’s Online Gaming Operator award.
Online Sportsbook Operator – William Hill
William Hill is one of the UK’s greatest success stories for a high-street sports betting operator that also became successful online. IGA recognised William Hill as the leading Online Sportsbook Operator during 2015 for its ability to cover countless sports, in-play betting, and mobile compatibility.
Online Casino Operator – Leo Vegas
Leo Vegas has attained a wealth of awards since hitting the market in 2012. Players get to experience video slots from the world’s best software developers, while also having a suite of live dealer games to play. Add in the comprehensive mobile compatibility and Leo Vegas will continue to be a contender for major online casino awards.
Mobile Operator – Mr Green
IGA’s Mobile Operator award went to Mr Green, which continues to maintain its status among the elite online casinos. Mr Green managed to secure this award after enhancing its user interface in 2015, while also providing the same widespread gaming library across leading mobile devices.
Mobile Product – Play'n GO
Play’n GO is a software developer best-known for creating video slots like Tower Quest, Dragon Ship, Energoonz, Crazy Cows, and Rage for Riches. All of Play’n GO’s new gaming content is optimised for varied screen sizes, making the developer a worthy winner of the Mobile Product award.
iGaming Software Supplier – Yggdrasil
Yggdrasil achieved major growth in 2015 after securing a series of lucrative distribution deals with some of the world’s leading casino sites. Players all over the world are getting to know games likes Casino Zeppelin, Draglings, the Dark Joker Rizes, and Vikings Go Wild.
Lottery Operator – EuroLotto
EuroLotto was crowned Lottery Operator of the year for giving players access to the world’s leading lottery draws. Players can enter for millions in prize money during the average week, while also playing video slots, keno, and scratch cards.