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Winners From This Year's Global Gaming Awards
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26 October 2015

The Global Gaming Awards is an annual event which is now in its second year. This years’ event took place towards the end of September in Las Vegas. A total of 12 individual categories celebrated the achievements from the past 12 months from both the online and offline gaming industry. The votes were cast by a panel of 50 expert judges, stemming from leading industries and the voting process was officiated by KPMG Gibraltar to provide complete transparency.

Let’s take a look at the winners from each of the 12 categories and we will also reveal the runner up from each category. MGM Resorts International won the Land-Based Operator of the Year award and the runner up in this category was Borgata. Other contenders included Paddy Power, Novomatic, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Las Vegas Sands, City of Dreams Manila, Churchill Downs, Casinos Austria and Bloomberry.

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Microgaming Wins Digital Product of the Year Award Second Year Running
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24 October 2015

On Monday 28th September, the second ever Global Gaming Awards took place once again at the Venetian Palazzo Congress Center in Las Vegas and for the second year in a row, Microgaming scooped the Digital Product of the Year Award. Last year the runner up in this category was NetEnt and this year the runner up was Playtech.

Microgaming received this award for its iconic Jurassic Park slot machine which first arrived in casinos on August 6th, 2014. This 5 reeled slot has 243 ways to win per spin and it is based on the 1993 Hollywood blockbuster movie of the same name which starred Sam Neil, Jeff Goldblum, Laura Dern and the late Richard Attenborough, who died just weeks after this epic online slot was released. This branded online slot machine can now be found in more than 120 different fully licensed online casinos.

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