The EGR B2B Awards took place only a day ago at the Pavilion in the Tower of London and once again the best in industry services have been recognised in online gambling in 38 categories. Rewards for services categories, payment processing, platform provisions, marketing and operating services were awarded to these proud leaders in the online gambling industry.
In Tech-Based categories OpenBet won the Sports Betting Supplier of the Year Award and NYX Gaming was honored with the Platform of the Year award. NYX Gaming also recently acquired OpenBet and the Canadian firm had a night of celebration.
Matt Davey, NYX Gaming's CEO commented that the acquisition of OpenBet was to ensure that their customers would have access to the very best content and platforms across all verticals. He shared how pleased they were to be acknowledged and said they are committed to further invest in technology and content to ensure exciting and new opportunities for their customers.
OpenBet's CEO, Jeremy Thompson-Hill replied that OpenBet has established itself as leaders in platform solutions and sports betting and felt that there is no bigger praise than to receive recognition such as the award. He also added that OpenBet is already enjoying great benefits as being part of the NYX Gaming Group and look forward to more success in future.
Swedish software developer Yggdrasil Gaming walked away with the Best Slot Provider Award and Fredrick Elmqvist, shared that after winning the Software Rising Star Award in 2015 it is absolutely amazing to be voted the Slot Provider of the Year in 2016.
NetEnt enjoyed tremendous success at the awards ceremony and after been nominated for nine different categories won three awards, which included Innovation in Mobile, RNG Casino Supplier and Innovation in Slot Provision.
More familiar faces on stage included Playtech who retained the Multi-Channel Supplier and EveryMatrix taking the White Label Partner Award. CEO, Ebbe Groes spoke on behalf of EveryMatrix and shared how delighted they were to receive this major award and recognition for their efforts.
Other highlights included BetConstruct winning the Best Customer Services award, Betradar the Sports Data Provider and Element Wave the Acquisiton & Retention Partner Award.