Listed below are some of the better known (and coveted) gambling industry awards and historical winner in relevant major categories at those awards.


EGRoperatorEGR Operator Awards

Run by: EGaming Review

Judged by: EGR selected judging panel comprising current/former execs & industry experts.

Focus: Online gambling industry specific, focusing on customer facing operators. Numerous categories are awarded.

Prestige category winners listed below.

  • 2018: Operator of the Year – GVC Holdings (Bwin, PartyCasino), Casino Operator of the Year – GVC Holdings
  • 2017: Operator of the Year – bet365Casino Operator of the Year – GVC Holdings (Bwin, PartyCasino)
  • 2016: Operator of the Year – Unibet, Casino Operator of the Year – Paddy Power
  • 2015: Operator of the YearGala Coral, Casino Operator of the Year – Paddy Power
  • 2014: Operator of the Year – William Hill, Casino Operator of the Year – William Hill
  • 2013: Operator of the Year – 888, Casino Operator of the Year – 888
  • 2012: Operator of the Year – Skybet, Casino Operator of the Year – Betsson
  • 2011: Operator of the Year – William Hill, Casino Operator of the Year – 32Red
  • 2010: Operator of the Year – bet365, Casino Operator of the Year – bet365

EGRB2BEGR B2B Awards

Run by: EGaming Review

Judged by: EGR selected judging panel, comprising current/former execs & industry experts.

Focus: Online gambling industry specific, focusing on suppliers to the online gambling industry. Numerous categories are awarded. The category relevant to live gaming is Live Casino Supplier of the Year. Winners listed below.

GIAGaming Intelligence Awards

Run by: Gaming Intelligence

Judged by: Editor in Chief of Gaming Intelligence publication, plus a panel of well known names in the online gambling industry

Focus: Online gambling industry specific. Numerous categories are awarded.

Prestige category winners listed below.

  • 2018: Casino Operator of the Year –  Pokerstars
  • 2017: Casino Operator of the Year –  Amaya (Pokerstars)
  • 2016: Casino Operator of the Year –  Leo Vegas
  • 2015: Casino Operator of the Year – 888

GGAGlobal Gaming Awards

Run by: Gambling Insider, American Gaming Association & G2E Vegas

Judged by: Nomination panel of (7) industry experts; judging panel of (50) ‘highly experienced judges from all corners of the industry

Focus: Broad based, traditional and digital. Online Gambling covered by a single award –  ‘Digital Operator of the Year‘.

Winners listed below.

  • 2018: Digital Operator of the Year – bet365
  • 2017: Digital Operator of the Year – bet365
  • 2016: Digital Operator of the Year – 888
  • 2015: Digital Operator of the Year – bet365
  • 2014: Digital Operator of the Year – 888

IGAInternational Gaming Awards

Run by: IGA

Judged by: IGA appointed judging panel with i-gaming industry professionals ranging from executives to academics like Desmond Lam Ph.D, and I Nelson Rose.

Focus: Broad based, traditional and digital. Multiple digital categories awarded including ‘Online Casino Operator of the Year’. 

In 2018 the category ‘Live Casino of the Year’ was introduced.

Winners listed below.

  • 2018: Live Casino of the Year – Leo Vegas
  • 2017: Online Casino Operator of the Year – Leo Vegas
  • 2016: Online Casino Operator of the Year – Leo Vegas
  • 2015: Online Casino Operator of the Year – Mr Green
  • 2014: Online Casino Operator of the Year – Mr Green
  • 2013: Online Casino Operator of the Year – Mr Green
  • 2012: Online Casino Operator of the Year – 32Red
  • 2011: Online Casino Operator of the Year – Party Gaming
  • 2010: Online Casino Operator of the Year – Ladbrokes