2014 saw the first ever Global Gaming Awards. Held in the Titian Ballroom, Venetian Palazzo Congress Center - the awards brought together the entire gaming industry both on and offline. Companies were nominated based on their achivements of the past year and a panel of 50 industry leaders voted to crown a winner in each of the 12 categories.

Land-Based Operator

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
MGM Resorts International
RUNNER-UP
Wynn Resorts
THE SHORTLIST
Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa
Galaxy Entertainment Group
Genting Group
Hard Rock International
Hippodrome Casino
Las Vegas Sands
MGM Resorts International
Novomatic
Solaire Resort & Casino
Wynn Resorts

Digital Operator

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
888
RUNNER-UP
PokerStars
THE SHORTLIST
32Red
888
bet365
BetClic Everest Group
Borgata Online Poker
Jackpotjoy
Paddy Power
PokerStars
William Hill
Winamax

Casino Product

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
Aristocrat
RUNNER-UP
Bally Technologies
THE SHORTLIST
Aristocrat
Bally Technologies
Duetto Research
EPT
JCM Global
Konami Gaming
Novomatic
Reward View
TCS John Huxley
WMS Gaming

Digital Product

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
Microgaming
RUNNER-UP
Net Entertainment
THE SHORTLIST
Akamon Entertainment
Amaya Gaming
BetConstruct
Continent 8 Technologies
Greentube
JT Global
Mircogaming
Net Entertainment
Optimal Payments
Skrill

Digital Acquisition Program

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
Income Access
RUNNER-UP
NetRefer
THE SHORTLIST
Active Win
bet365 Affiliates
Euro Partners
Incomes Access
Long Harbour Gaming
Mr Affiliate
NetRefer
PokerStrategy
Sky Bet
Winner

Customer Loyalty Program

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
MGM M Life
RUNNER-UP
Caesars Entertainment Total Rewards
THE SHORTLIST
32Red
Aspire Loyalty Club
Betsson VIP Club
Caesars Entertainment Total Rewards
Ladbrokes ODDS ON! Reward Card
MGM M Life
Mychoice (Pinnacle)
PokerStars VIP Club
Sands Reward Club
Solaire Rewards Club

Land-Based Industry Supplier

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
IGT
RUNNER-UP
Bally Technologies
THE SHORTLIST
Aristocrat
Bally Technologies
Cintas
Gaming Partners International
GLI
IGT
Scientific Games
Southern Wine & Spirits
TCS John Huxley
Wolfgang Puck Restaurants

Digital Industry Supplier

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
GTECH
RUNNER-UP
Playtech
THE SHORTLIST
Evolution Gaming
GTECH
Intralot
Microgaming
Net Entertainment
NYX Gaming Group
Playtech
Tradologic
Ukash
Williams Interactive

Land-Based Gaming Innovation

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
GTECH
RUNNER-UP
Aristocrat
THE SHORTLIST
Aristocrat
Bally Technologies
Betradar
Comtrade Gaming
GTECH
Konami Gaming
Merkur Gaming
Morpho - Lotsys
Multimedia Games
Spin Games

Digital Gaming Innovation

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
Net Entertainment
RUNNER-UP
Williams Interactive
THE SHORTLIST
Colossus Bets
Coral
Core Gaming
FSB Technology
Income Access
Net Entertainment
NextGen Gaming
Odobo
Williams Interactive
Yggdrasil

Responsible Business

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
MGM Resorts International
RUNNER-UP
Camelot Group
THE SHORTLIST
AGEM
Caesars Entertainment
Camelot Group
Ladbrokes
MGM Resorts International
Novomatic
Remote Gambling Association
Sportradar
William Hill
WSOP

Executive

OF THE YEAR
WINNER
Denise Coates (Bet365)
RUNNER-UP
James Maida (GLI)
THE SHORTLIST
Brian Mattingley (888)
Denise Coates (bet365)
James Maida (GLI)
Jamie Odell (Aristocrat)
Jon Gray (The LINQ)
Mikio Tanji (Gaming Capital Management)
Orrin J Edidin (Williams Interactive)
Peter DeRaedt (GSA)
Simon Thomas (Hippodrome Casino)
Victor Rocha
Roger Raatgever
CEO
Microgaming
Walter Bugno
President & CEO
GTECH S.p.A
Steve Rittvo
Chairman
The Innovation Group
Jan Jones Blackhurst
Executive Vice President of Comms
Caesars Entertainment
Monika Poeckh-Racek
Head of CSR
Novomatic
Debra Nutton
EVP of Gaming Operations
Wynn Resorts
Eric Tom
Executive Vice President Global Sales
IGT
Sheila Morago
Executive Director
Oklahoma Indian GA
Per Eriksson
CEO
Net Ent
Bob Hays
Managing Director B2B
Williams Interactive
Constantinos Antonopoulos
CEO
Intralot
Ginny Shanks
Chief Marketing Officer
Pinnacle Entertainment
Geoff Freeman
President & CEO
American Gaming Association
Katie Lever
General Counsel & SVP of Legal
Bally Tech
Fintan Costello
Senior Industry Head Finance & eGaming
Google
Edward Ihre
CEO
Ihre Consulting
Bobby Soper
President & CEO
Mohegan Sun
Ed Ware
CEO
32Red
Cristina Romero de Alba
Partner
LOYRA
Akiko Takahashi
EVP & Chief Officer, HR/CSR
Melco Crown
Damian Sokol
CEO
PokerStrategy
Phyllis James
SVP of CD, CA & SC
MGM Resorts International
Esther Cochrane
Co-Founder & Director
GameOn
Jennifer Innes
Managing Director
Betting Jobs
Ben Lee
Managing Partner
iGamiX
Mark Birtha
VP & General Manager
Station Casinos
Joseph Cuschieri
Executive Chairman
LGA
Kobus Paulsen
CEO
UC Group
Bruno Fitoussi
Poker Player
VIP Gaming
Matthew Cullen
CEO
San Manuel Digital
Paul Barclay
VP Gambling & FX
Skrill
Nicky Senyard
CEO
Income Access
Micki Oster
Dispute Resolutions Officer
Kahnawake Gaming Commission
Randy Fine
Founder & Managing Director
The Fine Point Group
Armin Karu
Chairman
Olympic Entertainment Group
Raphael Arnold
Founder & CEO
NetRefer
Rob Dowling
CEO
Pentasia
Andrew Zarnett
Managing Director
Deutsche Bank
Robin Le Prevost
Director of eCommerce Development
States of Alderney
Ray Davies
Egaming Development Manager
Isle of Man Gov
Bill Lerner
Principal/Analyst
Union Gaming Group
Warren Jacobs
Managing Director & Partner
Active Win
Suren Khachatryan
CEO
BetConstruct
Rohin Malhotra
Managing Director
Boofel Enterprises
Vaughan Lewis
Analyst
Morgan Stanley
Kelly Shaw
VP
Aristocrat
Joel Leonoff
CEO & President
Optimal Payments
Guy Templer
Group Strategy & Business Development Director
The Rational Group
Tom Jingoli
Chief Compliance Officer & SVP
Konami Gaming Inc
Carsten Koerl
CEO
Sportradar