The nominees for the Global Gaming Awards 2018

The beginning of the year marks the start of the awards season and the gaming industry has its own recognitions to bestow upon operators, providers and leaders of the trade.

One of the first ceremonies to take place will be the Global Gaming Awards, who have just announced their final ten nominations in each of the 16 categories of the London show.

New categories for this year’s edition of the GGA awards include: Sports Betting Suppliers and Operators, Online Poker, Bingo and Payment Providers.

The shortlisted nominees in each category are:

Betting Shop Operator
Ladbrokes Coral Group
William Hill
Paddy Power Betfair
Betfred
OPAP
Fortuna Entertainment Group
Boylesports
Codere Group
Marathonbet
SNAI Rete Italia

Online Sports Betting Operator
bet365
Sky Betting and Gaming
Paddy Power Betfair
Interwetten
Ladbrokes Coral Group
Unibet UK
888 Sport
Betway
bwin
Betsson

Retail Supplier
Playtech BGT Sports
SIS
BetConstruct
SBTech
Golden Race
Betradar
Inspired Gaming
SG Gaming
Intralot
Racing Post

Online Sports Betting Supplier
SBTech
OpenBet
Betradar
Betgenius
BtoBet
Sporting Solutions
UltraPlay
BetConstruct
EveryMatrix
Kambi

Casino
Resorts World Birmingham, UK
The Hippodrome, UK
Holland Casino Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Olympic Casino Carlton, Slovakia
Casino Baden-Baden, Germany
Casino Campione, Italy
Casino de Barcelona, Spain
Aspers Stratford, UK
Casino de Monte Carlo, Monaco
Casino Estoril, Portugal

Online Casino
32Red
Online Casino Deutschland
Mr. Green
LeoVegas
888 Casino
Casumo
Sky Vegas
Videoslots
BGO
Casino.com

Casino Supplier
IGT
Scientific Games
EGT
Casino Technology
NOVOMATIC
Merkur Gaming
Abbiati Casino Equipment
SuzoHapp
R. Franco
Alfastreet

Online Casino Supplier
Yggdrasil Gaming
Playtech
NetEnt
Aspire Global
Betsoft
SG Interactive
Microgaming
IGT
Blueprint Gaming
NYX Gaming Group

Casino Product
Ganapati: Pikotaro’s Pineapple Pen
Hero Gaming: Casino Heroes 3
Authentic Gaming: Casino Floor Live Studio
Lightning Box Games: Stellar Jackpots with Dolphin Gold
Red Tiger Gaming: Lucky Valentine
Pragmatic Play: Panda’s Fortune
Realistic Games: Win Sprint
Quickspin: Goldilocks and the Wild Bears
Habanero: Koi Gate
Play’n GO: Moon Princess

Payment Solution
Easy Payment Gateway
Paysafe
Vantiv
Trustly
ECommPay
Sightline Payments
eMerchantPay
CashFlows
ecoPayz
HiPay

Corporate Services Provider
Square in the Air
SMP
Harris Hagan
BettingJobs
Malta Gaming Authority
Lexis Nexis Risk
Betting Connections
Alderney eGaming
Beehive
Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission

Online Bingo Operator
Gala Bingo
Tombola
Jackpotjoy
Mecca Bingo
Coral Bingo
Maria Casino
Wink Bingo
Heart Bingo
Foxy Bingo
Sun Bingo

Online Poker Operator
PokerStars, The Stars Group
Partypoker, GVC
888poker, 888 Holdings
Unibet Poker, Kindred
Sky Poker
Svenska Spel
Winamax
Redbet
PokerDom
Everest Poker

Affiliate Programme
LeoVegas Affiliates
Ladbrokes Partners
bet365 Affiliates
Kindred Affiliates
ActiveWins
Energy.Partners
GoWild
Intertops Affiliates
VBet Affiliates
10Bet Affiliates

Corporate Responsibility Programme
Aspers
Mr. Green
Paf
Ovo
bet365
Betsson
Microgaming
Sportradar
Tombola
Genting UK

Chief Executive of the Year
Alexander Stevendahl – Videoslots
Antonios Kerastaris – Intralot
Bernard Marantelli – Colossus Bets
Denise Coates – bet365
Fred Done – Betfred
Fredrik Elmqvist – Yggdrasil Gaming
Gustaf Hagman – LeoVegas
Harald Neumann – NOVOMATIC
Henrik Tjärnström – Kindred Group plc
Henry Birch – Rank Group Plc
Jesper Kärrbrink – Mr Green
Kenny Alexander – GVC
Kostandina Zafirovska – BtoBet
Kristian Nylén – Kambi
Matt Davey – NYX Gaming Group
Mor Weizer – Playtech
Paris Smith – Pinnacle
Paul Gauselmann – Gauselmann Group
Rafi Ashkenazi – The Stars Group
Richard Flint – Sky Betting and Gaming
Roger Raatgever – Microgaming
Simon Thomas – Hippodrome Casino
Tristan Sjoberg – TCSJOHNHUXLEY
Vladimir Dokov – EGT
Walter Bugno – IGT

The fifth edition of Global Gaming Awards 2018 will take place on the 5th of February, in the heart of London, at the famous Hippodrome.