Microgaming and Playtech Win at the 2016 Global Gaming Awards

October 4, 2016
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Both Microgaming and Playtech picked up coveted awards at the 2016 Global Gaming Awards which took place at the Venetian Palazzo Congress Center in Las Vegas on Sept. 26th. Playtech received the ‘Best Digital Industry Supplier’ award based on their pioneering Playtech ONE Omni-channel solution, their unrivalled gaming portfolio and scope of new business.

Microgaming won the ‘Digital Product of the Year’ award for their innovative, multi-operator platform, Quickfire. The astonishing fact about Microgaming’s win is that this is the third year in a row that Microgaming has won this exact same award. More than 600 leading figures from the online and offline gaming industries attended the event and the panel of judges consisted of 60 experts, all casting their vote across 12 categories.

When speaking about these two winners, the Gambling Insider Editor, Alex Hammond, said “Congratulations to Playtech for winning in an exceptionally competitive category and claiming the trophy this year.” When speaking about Microgaming/Quickfire, he said, “Congratulations to Microgaming, one of the biggest names in the digital supply industry who has once again had a tremendous year, spearheaded by this year’s digital product of the year, Quickfire.” These exact comments were taken from recent Microgaming and Playtech press releases.

The Playtech COO, Shimon Akad, said, “The award is recognition of our core focus for continued innovation. The past 12 months has been another record-breaking year and we are delighted to be rewarded with this highly sought after title.” The Quickfire Director, Andrew Clucas, also commented, saying, “

This win highlights the incredible progress of Quickfire since launching in 2010. The platform has emerged as the product of choice for operators who require immediate access to the best online gaming content from Microgaming and select development partners.” He finished by saying, “It’s great to see the industry celebrate the content, flexibility and innovation of Quickfire.”

If you haven’t ever played in a Microgaming casino before, some of the top-rated online casinos that we can recommend for you include Platinum Play Casino, All Slots Casino and Roxy Palace Casino. Microgaming’s non-downloadable Quickfire platform, which supports multiple products including Casino, Poker, Live Dealer, Multi-Player, Bingo and Mobile can now be found at sites like Mr Green Casino and bet365 Games. Playtech software can be found at bet365 Casino, Mansion Casino, Omni Casino, Club777 Casino, Slots Heaven and Casino.com.

Also winning at the 2016 Global Gaming Awards were SG Interactive - SG Universe. This company picked up the Land-Based Gaming Innovation award. The Digital Acquisition Program award went to Unibet. The Digital Gaming Innovation award went to NYX Gaming. IGT won the Land-Based Industry Supplier award and the Casino Product award (IGT – PlaySpot). 888 Holdings for 888poker.com won the Digital Operator award and MGM Resorts International won the Land-Based Operator award and the Customer Loyalty Program award.

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