2009 Review

"The EGR Awards evening is a must attend event for the online gaming industry. Behind the EGR Awards is a long list comprising of winners, the finalists, first stage entries and many others in the industry - collectively a testament to the industry’s electrifying pace of development.  The EGR Awards are more than about celebrating the achievements of the finalists and the winners: they are a great endorsement for the achievements of the online gaming industry." 

John Shepherd, Director of Corporate Communications,PartyGaming
Winner of Poker Operator of the Year 2009

“The most glamorous and entertaining industry event: the Oscars without teary speeches or inflated egos. Our EGR Award sparkles that little bit brighter than any other…”

Pierrick Leveque, Head of Acquisition, Virgin Games
Winner of Affiliate Programme of the Year 2009

“The EGR Operator of the Year 2009 was given to bwin for the consistency of its services, its claim to leadership in the market, its brand strength and its commitment to responsible gaming. bwin is proud to have received this from its peers and see in it an endorsement of its pioneering role in the online gaming industry.”

Nic Wenn, UK Country Manager, bwin
Winner of Operator of the Year 2009

2009 saw the 5th annual EGR Awards, held at Old Billingsgate on 30 November. Please find below the shortlist, winners and a gallery of the night.

Winners:
Category Winner
Innovation of the Year Gamesys (Monopoly Snap)
Online Marketing Campaign of the Year PKR
Affiliate Programme of the Year Virgin Games
Offline Marketing Campaign of the Year BetClic
Mobile Gaming Operator of the Year Probability
Socially Responsible Operator of the Year Betsson
Asian Operator of the Year Celton Manx (SBOBet)
LATAM Operator of the Year Betboo
Bingo Operator of the Year Cashcade (Foxy Bingo)
European Sports Betting Operator of the Year Unibet
UK Sports Betting Operator of the Year Betfair
Casino Operator of the Year 888
Poker Operator of the Year PartyPoker
Financial Betting Operator of the Year BetOnMarkets
Rising Star of the Year Gaming Media Group (Poker Channel Europe, Poker Heaven)
European Live Gaming Unibet
Asian Live Gaming Operator of the Year VCBetasia
Outstanding contribution Andrew Black
Operator of the Year Bwin
 
Shortlist:
Category Shortlist
Operator of the Year 888
Bet365
Betclick
Betfair
Bwin
PartyGaming
William Hill
Socially Responsible Operator of the Year 888
Betsson
Camelot
Ladbrokes
PartyGaming
SkyBet
UK Sports Betting Operator of the Year Betfair
Ladbrokes
Paddy Power
William Hill
European Sports Betting Operator of the Year Betclick
Betsson
Bwin
Unibet
Sportingbet
Poker Operator of the Year 888
Gaming Media Group (Poker Channel Europe, Poker Heaven)
Ladbrokes
PartyPoker
PKR
Casino Operator of the Year 32Red
888
Betsson
Ladbrokes
PartyCasino
William Hill
Bingo Operator of the Year Cashcade (Foxy Bingo)
Gamesys (Jackpot Joy)
Ladbrokes
Spacebar Media (Wink Bingo)
Tombola
William Hill
Affiliate Programme of the Year 888
Betfair
Bingo.com
Chipleader
Ladbrokes
Paddy Power
Sportingbet
Unibet
Virgin
Innovation of the Year Betsson – Betsson AB
eGaming2.0 - Buzzluck
Gamesys - Monopoly Snap
Global Betting Exchange - iBroker
PaddyPower – Last Man Standing
Tote Ireland – Tote Price Promise
Tombola – Bingo Roulette
Online Marketing Campaign of the Year Ads Dot Com (Intercasino)
Betfair
Betinternet
Everest Poker
Paddy Power
PKR
Rising Star Amuso
Betboo
Chilli Poker
Gaming Media Group (Poker Channel Europe, Poker Heaven)
Tower Torneos
Mobile Gaming Operator of the Year Betfair
Gamesys (Jackpot Joy)
Ladbrokes
NetPlay TV
Probability
Rank Interactive
All Slots Mobile Casino
European Live Gaming Operator of the Year CasinoTV
NetPlay TV
UBWinner
Unibet
Asian Live Gaming Operator of the Year 188Bet
Fun88
VCBetAsia
Financial Betting Operator of the Year BetOnMarkets
Capital Spreads
Extrabet
Asian Operator of the Year Fun88
SBOBet
188Live
Latin American Operator of the Year Betboo
BetCRIS
Tower Torneos

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