2022 Global Gaming Awards Vegas

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The Las Vegas version of the Global Gaming Awards is back in business. As this awards ceremony focuses mostly on the Americas, you may not recognise some of the brand names unless you play in the US, Canadian or LatAm iGaming and sports betting markets. However, there are still a few big names from the live casino scene in the running for awards.

  • Evolution (2 Award Shortlists): Every year we can say ‘what a year for Evolution’. The company reels in multiple awards, and it appears in almost all major global award events. In this year’s 2022 GGA Las Vegas Awards, Evolution is up for the ‘Digital Industry Supplier of the Year’ and the ‘Product Innovation of the Year’ awards. The esteemed live casino developer recently won the ‘Live Casino Supplier’ of the year at the SBC 2022 awards. Evolution also took down the 2022 Global Gaming Awards (London) ‘Online Casino Supplier’ of the year award. Plus, at the recent 2022 Global Gaming Awards (Asia) won the ‘Digital Supplier of the Year’ Award.
  • BetConstruct (2 Award Shortlists): BetConstruct recently tool silver for two awards in the – ‘Land-Based Betting & Gaming Product of the Year’ and ‘Sportsbook Supplier of the Year’ in the North America SBC Awards 2022. The company also took silver for the Digital Supplier of the Year Award 2022 Global Gaming Awards Asia. This time around, the brand will be looking for a winner’s medal as it competes for the ‘Digital Product of the Year’ and ‘Digital Industry Supplier of the Year’ awards.
  • CreedRoomz (Sponsor): The BetConstruct sister company and up-and-coming live casino brand is not up for an award, but it is a sponsor in the event for the ‘Land-Based Product of the Year’ award.
  • EGT Interactive (1 Award Shortlist & Sponsor): EGT operations in the USA date back to early days of New Jersey’s opening. The company is also a well-known supplier for brick and mortar casinos, and as such, it is up for the ‘Land-Based Industry Supplier of the Year’ award. EGT is also sponsoring the ‘Responsible Business of the Year’ award, which has big names such as Sportradar and Caesars Entertainment in the running.

When & Where is the 2022 GGA Las Vegas Awards? The event will span over 4 days with a main expo with live stands so the top brands and operators in the Americas can network. It will commnce on 10 October and awards will come on day 4, which is 13 October. The expo and awards will take place at the The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas.

2022 GGA Las Vegas Awards Shortlists Below…

Digital Operator of the Year

Barstool Sportsbook
BetMGM
BetRivers
Caesars Sportsbook
DraftKings
FanDuel
Fubo Sportsbook
MaximBet
PointsBet
SI Sportsbook

Digital Product of the Year

BetConstruct
GeoComply
Intelitics
Intelligence
Lightning Box Games
NRT Technology
OneComply
Pixel United
Red Tiger
Wizard Games

Digital Industry Supplier of the Year

BetConstruct
Bragg Gaming
Continent 8 Technologies
Everi Digital
Evolution
GAN
Greentube
IGT PLayDigital
Light & Winder
Pariplay

Product Innovation of the Year

Acres Manufacturing
Aruze Gaming
Eclipse Gaming
Evolution (Lightning Roulette US)
IGT Advantage
Interblock Gaming
PointBet
TCSJOHNJUXLEY
Wagr
White Hat Gaming (Travelling Wallet)

Slot of the Year

Aristocrat
Bluberl
Eclipse Gaming
Gaming Arts
IGT
Incredible Technologies
Konami
Light & Wonder
Velvix
Zitro (Wheel of Legends)

Sportsbook Supplier of the Year

Ameico
Elys Games Technology
GAN Sports
Genius Sports
IGT PlaySports
Inspired Entertainment
Kambi
Novomatic Americas
OpenBet
Sportradar

Payment Solution of the Year

Everi
Flexia Payments
Global Payment Gaming Solutions
IGT
Mrket Trax
Nuvei
Passport Technology
PayNearMe
Paysafe
Sightline Payments

Customer Loyalty Program of the Year

Accel Entertainment
Caesars Rewards
DraftKings
J&J Gaming
MGM Rewards
Mohegan
Muchoice PENN
Play Studios
Resorts World Las Vegas
Station Casinos

Responsible Business of the Year

Caesars Entertainment
Golden Hears Games
Hard Rock International
MGM Resorts International
NRT Technology
PENN Entertainment
Sportradar
Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Nation
The Cordish Companies
The San Manuel Band of Missions Indians

Land-based Operator of the Year

Bally’s Corporation
Boyd Gaming
Caesars Entertainment
Churchill Downs
Hard Rock International
MGM Resorts International
Mohegan
PENN Entertainment
San Manuel Gaming & Hospitality Authority
Wynn Resorts

Land-Based Product of the Year

Acres Manufacturing
Aristocrat Gaming
Aruze Gaming
IGT
Incredible Technologies
Interblock Gaming
OPTX
Passport Technology
Table Trac
TransAct

Land-Based Industry Supplier of the Year

AGS
Aristocrat Gaming
EGT
Everi
IGT
Incredible Technologies
Interblock Gaming
Konami
Light & Wonder
SuzoHapp

Property—North America of the Year

Bally’s Atlantic City
Casino Del Sol
Circa Resort & Casino
Foxwoods Resort Casino
Mohegan Sun
Ocean Casino Resort
Pechanga Resort Casino
Scarlet Peral Casino Resort
Snoquaimie Casino
Yaamava’ Resort & Casino at Sam Manuel

Property—LatAm of the Year

Baha Mar (Bahamas)
Enjoy (Pucon, Chile)
Fairmont EL San Juan (Puerto Rico)
Hard Rock Casino & Casino Punta Cana (DR)
Hipodromo De Palermo (Argentina)
JW Marriott (Panama)
La Concha Resort (Puerto Rico)
Nuevo Casino Alberdi (Argentina)
The Ritz-Carlton (Aruba)
Wyndham Gran Rio Mar (Puerto Rico)

American Executive of the Year

Anika Howard (President & CEO – Wondr Nation)
Brooks Pierce (President & CEO – Inspired Entertainment)
Derek Stevens (Oweber & CEO, Circa Resort & Casino)
Jason Robins (Co-Founder & CEO – Draftkings)
John Connelley (Global CEO – Interblock Gaming)
Kelly T. Gee (Executive Director, Virginia Lottery)
LuAnn Pappas (CEO – Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort)
Soo Kim (Chairman – Bally’s Corporation)

(16 more entrants up for this award)

Full Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas Awards: The GGA team’s official shortlists are available here. You’ll find an interesting report rounding up the year and you can have a look back to the GGA Las Vegas 2021. In addition to this, there is a brief containing the names of over 100 judges involved in the awards selection, and there’s more about the event such as where to find stands from various companies as well as partner/sponsor info.

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