There are award ceremonies for just about every industry in the world and this week it was time for the prestigious 2013 eGR Operator Awards. This is a premier award night for online gaming companies as they get evaluated on a number of criteria and winning an eGR award is an achievement for an online gaming company.
There were a number of online gaming companies up for nomination but at the end of the night it was PKR and 888 who made a huge impression and both took home the poker awards that were up for grabs.
The Best Mobile Poker Product was given to PKR while the poker operator award was awarded to 888 Poker for its incredible poker service. This is a huge achievement for 888 as it’s the third consecutive year for 888 to win this award.
The award ceremony was held in London and the night was used to also recognize a number of different online gaming niches such as sports betting, slots and bingo. It was 888 who had the most number of awards at the end of the night, taking home a total of three, including the most coveted award of them all, which is the Operator of the Year.
Even though it was the third consecutive year for 888 to win this prestigious award, the company’s Senior Vice President, Ital Pazner was extremely humble in accepting the award. He said
This year has been an extremely exciting and successful year for 888 and all of its brands. To win all three of the top EGR Operator Awards is an amazing achievement and drives our continuous focus to be the leading global entertainment gaming brand.
Leon Walters, the Chief Operating Officer for PKR Poker was also extremely pleased when his company received an award. He stated that the award encouraged his company to strive harder and look to improve their product and make it even better. Walters said
We’ve worked hard to produce a high quality mobile product which will stand the test of time, and recognition by your industry peers is great. It’s also critical that we continue to offer our players the most unique and engaging experience in poker, and that we make progress every year.
The only other online gaming company that walked away with three awards was Paddy Power. The company took home three eGR Operator Awards for the Best Social Marketing Campaign, the Slots Operator award and the Best Financial Betting Product.
Watch the eGR Operator Poker Awards Highlights Below..