SiGMA Asia Gaming Awards MAY 2021

The Phil-Asia Gaming Awards will be held during the first edition of SiGMA Manila on 26th May 2021, 19:00 – 23:00. Alongside premier networking opportunities, the plush event brings together luminaries in the industry for an evening of recognition and celebration of achievement, attracting a guest list of over 600 esteemed individuals to its inaugural debut.

Aside from shining a spotlight on some of the most intriguing and creative projects to change the face of the iGaming sphere, The Phil-Asia Gaming Awards will also feature an art auction – with all proceeds to go to the SiGMA Foundation. By all accounts this is an evening that’s all set to smash records!

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Join your friends or treat your employees to a table - we’ve got great prices on tickets for the Phil-Asia Gaming Awards

1 Seat at the Phil-Asia Gaming Awards – €200
Enjoy an evening of celebration and achievement.
Book it now by sending your request at sophie@sigma.com.mt

One Table of 10 seats at the Phil-Asia Gaming Awards – €2000
Enjoy an evening of celebration and achievement and invite your employees, friends or leads!
Book it now by sending your request at sophie@sigma.com.mt

Package costs 4000 and includes:

  • 10 seats at the Gala Awards Dinner (2000)
  • Contribution to the SiGMA Foundation
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the award of your choice – please note that you cannot be nominated for the award you are sponsoring
  • Brand visibility on online channels

Sponsor an award now by sending your request at sophie@sigma.com.mt

The Title/Main Award Sponsorship package costs 35.000 and includes:

  • Exclusive title sponsorship of the Awards
  • Large online and onsite branding visibility
  • 10 seats at the Gala Awards Dinner (2000) – central table
  • Contribution to the SiGMA Foundation
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the award of your choice – please note that you cannot be nominated for the award you are sponsoring
  • Brand visibility on online channels

Sponsor now by sending your request at sophie@sigma.com.mt

AWARD


Give recognition where it’s due by nominating someone whose work has created a positive impact on the Gaming Industry.
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BEST ONLINE CASINO SOLUTION
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BEST ONLINE CASINO SOLUTION

This award recognises the best online casino product, be it a platform, game, or service that stands out for its aesthetics and player experience. From integration and innovation, reputation, reliability and support, to its financial performance, we’re getting to the heart of excellence.

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BEST ONLINE OPERATOR
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BEST ONLINE OPERATOR

This award recognises the best online operator. Tech inovation, fast payments, solid support systems and beautifully designed games are some of the things our judges will be keeping an eye out for.

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BEST ONLINE SPORTSBOOK PLATFORM
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BEST ONLINE SPORTSBOOK PLATFORM

This award recognises the best online sportsbetting product, be it a platform, game, or service that stands out for its aesthetics and player experience. From integration and innovation, reputation, reliability and support, to its financial performance, there’s everything to play for.

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BEST AFFILIATE PROGRAM
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BEST AFFILIATE PROGRAM

This award seeks to highlight the best affiliate programs as part of a network for gambling and online trading. Our judges will be looking at programs that boast a wide variety of categories and appeal to a broad range of markets.

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BEST AFFILIATE OF THE YEAR
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BEST AFFILIATE OF THE YEAR

We’re rewarding affiliates with their fingers on the pulse of this exciting and fast-growing industry. As regulatory environments shift and new markets emerge, there are plenty of opportunities to stand out from the crowd. We’ll be looking at innovative traffic propositions, great SEO strategy, and creative use of new technologies.

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BEST ONLINE PAYMENT SOLUTION
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BEST ONLINE PAYMENT SOLUTION

This award recognises the best online casino game out there. With a wide variety of games, such as slots, bingo, lottery, and baccarat at our fingertips, we’re spoilt for choice.

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BEST ONLINE SLOTS & RNG GAMES
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BEST ONLINE SLOTS & RNG GAMES

A crucial part of modern gameplay, RNG is great at keeping games unpredictable and fresh. This award recognises the best RNG games – from slots and bingo, to lottery and coin flips.

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BEST ONLINE TABLE GAME
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BEST ONLINE TABLE GAME

A mix of strategy and skill sets games such as Baccarat, Black Roulette, Kakao, and Super apart from the crowd. This award highlights the best online table games out there.

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TECH INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR
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TECH INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR

Blockchain and AI industry influencers are charged with the challenge of welcoming newcomers to this emerging industry. As the potential of emerging tech grows, content creators are using their platforms to distribute education and information. The award rewards tech influencers who are helping shape this nascent industry.

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BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTION OF THE YEAR
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BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTION OF THE YEAR

The blockchain industry has both matured and developed, having taken a huge leap from a tentative space to a fully-fledged industry. The huge potential to completely reshape the way businesses transact in the global economy has been a game changer.

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AI SOLUTION OF THE YEAR
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AI SOLUTION OF THE YEAR

A vast number of AI-technology-based products have been released over the recent years. Through this award we highlight the ways in which AI has brought about drastic changes to our society – follow their story as they develop and improve the technology impacting this fast-changing arena.

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EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR
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EXCHANGE OF THE YEAR

The tighter our bonds, the stronger the blockchain community becomes. Mass adoption and user-friendliness elements play an important role in the global infrastructure, which is why the Exchange Platform of the Year 2020 will reward projects strengthening the community at large.

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INTEGRATED RESORT OF THE YEAR
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INTEGRATED RESORT OF THE YEAR

Bringing old school glamour and rejuvinating flagging tourism ecosystms, interest in integrated resorts has boomed over the last few years. Follow our search for a resort that has it all: seamless integration of gambling and traditional leisure and entertainment facilities, and an offering diverse enough to appeal to a digital gaming age.

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BEST GAMING FLOOR OF THE YEAR
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BEST GAMING FLOOR OF THE YEAR

As the industry evolves, so too has the layout for gaming floors; accomodating the emerging trends and needs of a diverse gaming portfolio. This award goes to the company with most outstanding gaming floor in Asia.

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ELECTRONIC GAMING SOLUTION (SLOTS AND ETGS) OF THE YEAR
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ELECTRONIC GAMING SOLUTION (SLOTS AND ETGS) OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the supplier which embodies the best offer in their field for electronic gaming machines and automated electronic table games, factoring in product added value and reliability, service and support, functionality, customer experience, and revenue generation.

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSABILITY OF THE YEAR
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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSABILITY OF THE YEAR

Here the jugdges will be rewarding the operator that has gone the extra mile in implementing procedures and safeguards for consumers. Among other issues, the judges will be assessing the availability of problem gambling assistance, and the implementation of responsible gaming safeguards. Special consideration will be given to those operators that have campaigned for socially responsible gaming.

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SLOTS MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR
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SLOTS MANUFACTURER OF THE YEAR

The judges will be looking for a company that has shown ingenuity in their approach, bringing innovative, unique products that have engaged customers and set them apart from their competitors. The judges will be looking at originality, brand identity, marketing, usability, and innovation of game to make their assessment.

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INNOVATIVE TABLE GAME OF THE YEAR
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INNOVATIVE TABLE GAME OF THE YEAR

Table games are enjoying a renaissance fueled by a new generation of players, making innovation in table game tech a win-win for players and casinos. This category rewards companies wielding the most innovative product offerings of the year.

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JUNKET GROUP OF THE YEAR
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JUNKET GROUP OF THE YEAR
Junket brands are now seeing their high-roller business growing at a fast rate. Judges will be looking for VIP junket operators that have the connections necessary to play a crucial role in evolving, fast-paced gambling markets.
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EUROASIAN CONTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR
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EUROASIAN CONTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR

As Asia rises to the top of the leaderboard in the gambling landscape, European companies are keen to branch out and experience markets which are shaping up to be some of the most innovative in the industry. This award recognises individuals or companies that are easing that transition by bridging the gap between Asia and Europe.

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BEST ALTERNATIVE BANKING SOLUTION
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BEST ALTERNATIVE BANKING SOLUTION

Banking is ripe for fintech disruption. This award seeks to reward businesses offering alternatives to traditional banking methods. We’re looking for customer-friendly, cutting-edge technology that can bring savings and smart service to new tech-savvy generations – making banking easier, more personalized, and more socially conscious.

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HOSTS


JON THOMPSON

Presentor

Jon has spent his entire lifetime in the Gaming Industry originating from the Horse Racing circuits and Betting Shops in the UK to having operated from just about every iGaming jurisdiction available including Australia, Costa Rica, Curacao and Malta. Having worked with some of the leading Global Sportsbook brands he continues to advise many of the industry leaders specialising in Risk Management and Price Automation. Now a regular host of events in both the UK and Malta including iGaming Idol, SiGMA and industry related charity events.

JESSICA WALKER

Presentor

JUDGES


WHO ARE THE JUDGES, HOW ARE THEY CHOSEN?  

You can see all the judges here. They have been meticulously chosen from experts, industry veterans and business leaders from the sector! Want to get involved as one on the judges? Kindly contact sophie@sigma.com.mt.

SHAUN MCCAMLEY

Euro Pacific Asia Consulting Ltd

Founder Managing Partner

EDDY WONG

Genting Hong Kong

Vice President - AML Division, Legal & Compliance

GLENN MCCARTNEY

University of Macau

Associate Professor of International Integrated Resort Management

RAYMOND CHAN

Alphaslot

Co-founder

JOJI KOKURYO

Bay City Ventures Ltd.

Managing Director

ALBERT YU

GameSource

CSO

TAL ITZHAK RON

Tal Ron, Drihem & Co., Law Firm

Chairman & CEO

CHARITY AUCTION ITEMS


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UMA ABSTRACT NUMBER 3

Uma x Mark Mallia Collaboration

This abstract is part of a unique collaboration between the Maltese artist Mark Mallia and the AI artist entity Uma, the Universal Machine Artist. Each abstract in this series is from Mark’s training of the artificial intelligence, where the AI is learning how to compose a beautiful abstract work of art, together with the techniques used to paint it on canvas. Each painting is a one off that will never be repeated again and is a unique collectable representing the early age of Artificial Intelligence-Human Collaboration Art.

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HEAL THE WORLD

Reuven Schockner

With a background in graffiti art, Reuven Schockner is currently focused on the rise of crypto and the fall of fiat. His use of banknotes highlights the changing nature of money throughout civilization, providing a chance for us to reflect and change.

Sigma-FOUNDATION | SiGMA Asia Gaming Awards MAY 2021

All proceeds from this fund-raiser will go towards the SiGMA Foundation.
Find out more about the SiGMA Foundation’s work here.

FAQ


HOW ARE NOMINEES SELECTED FOR THE AWARDS?

Anyone working in the Gambling industry can nominate a company/project or person in one of the listed categories. The three best nominations will be shortlisted with the winner to be selected by a combination of judges (70% votes) and the public (30%).


Deadline to nominate: Mar 31st | Deadline to vote: May 14th | Winners revealed: May 26th

 
HOW CAN I NOMINATE FOR THE AWARDS?

You just need to click here – easy peasy!

 
CAN I SPONSOR THE EVENT?

1 Seat at the Phil-Asia Gaming Awards – $200
Enjoy an evening of celebration and achievement.
Book it now by sending your request at sophie@sigma.com.mt

One Table of 10 seats at the Phil-Asia Gaming Awards – $2000
Enjoy an evening of celebration and achievement and invite your employees, friends or leads!
Book it now by sending your request at sophie@sigma.com.mt

Package costs $4000 and includes:

  • 10 seats at the Gala Awards Dinner ($2000)
  • Contribution to the SiGMA Foundation
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the award of your choice – please note that you cannot be nominated for the award you are sponsoring
  • Brand visibility on online channels

Sponsor an award now by sending your request at laura@sigma.com.mt

The Title/Main Award Sponsorship package costs $35.000 and includes:

  • Exclusive title sponsorship of the Awards
  • Large online and onsite branding visibility
  • 10 seats at the Gala Awards Dinner ($2000) – central table
  • Contribution to the SiGMA Foundation
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the award of your choice – please note that you cannot be nominated for the award you are sponsoring
  • Brand visibility on online channels

Sponsor now by sending your request at laura@sigma.com.mt

MEET THE PAST WINNERS


WINNERS 2019

ONLINE CASINO 2019

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SLOT GAME 2019

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ASIAN PRODUCT 2019

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AFFILIATE SOFTWARE 2019

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AFFILIATE NETWORK 2019

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ASIAN LIVE DEALER 2019

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AFFILIATE PROGRAM 2019

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ASIAN SLOTS PROVIDER 2019

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ASIAN PLATFORM PROVIDER 2019

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MEDIA AGENCY 2019

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TOKENISED GAMING ASSET 2019

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TRAINING SERVICE PROVIDER 2019

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PAYMENTS PROVIDER 2019

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LEGAL FIRM 2019

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FASTEST GROWING WHITE LABEL 2019

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INSTANT WIN 2019

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CRYPTO PAYMENTS SOLUTION 2019

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 2019

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HOSTING SERVICES 2019

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TOKENISED CASINO GAME 2019

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TRUSTLY PAY AND PLAY 2019

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EAST MEETS WEST: CONSULTANCY 2019

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MULTI CHANNEL PROVIDER 2019

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GAME VENDOR 2019

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MOBILE GAMING PROVIDER 2019

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SPORTSBOOK OPERATOR 2019

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INNOVATOR 2019

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MULTI-PRODUCT PROVIDER 2019

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SPORTSBOOK AFFILIATE 2019

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B2B PLATFORM 2019

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CASINO AFFILIATE 2019

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WINNERS 2018

CRYPTO PAYMENTS SOLUTION 2018

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PAYMENTS AGGREGATOR 2018

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MEDIA AGENCY 2018

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AFFILIATE NETWORK 2018

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AFFILIATE SOFTWARE 2018

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BEST SLOT GAME 2018

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CAREERS PROGRAM 2018

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CASINO AFFILIATE 2018

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CASINO 2018

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 2018

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FASTEST GROWING WHITE LABEL 2018

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GAMES VENDOR 2018

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ICO 2018

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IGAMING BRAND 2018

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INNOVATOR 2018

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INVESTOR 2018

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LEGAL FIRM 2018

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LOTTO PROJECT 2018

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MOBILE GAMING PROVIDER 2018

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MULTICHANNEL PROVIDER 2018

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MULTI PRODUCT PROVIDER 2018

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PAYMENTS PROVIDER 2018

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RNG CASINO PROVIDER 2018

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SLOTS PLATFORM 2018

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SPORTSBOOK OPERATOR 2018

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SPORTSBOOK AFFILIATE 2018

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TRAINING SERVICE PROVIDER 2018

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AFFILIATE PROGRAM 2018

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WINNERS 2017

AFFILIATE 2017

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INNOVATOR 2017

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INVESTOR 2017

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CSR 2017

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ICO 2017

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LOTTO PRODUCT 2017

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CASINO 2017

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FASTEST GROWING OPERATOR 2017

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GAMES VENDOR 2017

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SPORTS BOOK 2017

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CAREERS PROGRAM 2017

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LEGAL FIRM 2017

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