Inaugural Videoslots Awards night sees success

28 November 2017
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Leading online casino operator Videoslots hosted the inaugural Videoslots Awards on 24 November, with leading names from across the industry in attendance on the closing night of SiGMA 2017. The ceremony, held at the supplier's offices in Pieta, Malta, was hosted by Maltese television personality Peter Carbonaro and saw the industry's best suppliers and games recognized.
Big winners of the night included Yggdrasil and Play'n GO, which were awarded Best Innovation and Provider of the Year, respectively. Bonanza, Big Time Gaming's popular slot, won the Game of the Year title as well as Video Slot of the Year.
The last category to be announced, the Golden V — awarded to the provider who has shared Videoslots' ambition to service players with a unique and innovative casino experience in recent years — went to NetEnt.
The shortlists and winners were compiled by a judging panel including Videoslots' senior executives and various other leading figures in the slots industry.
Alexander Stevendahl, CEO at Videoslots, said, "It was great to see so many prominent names in the slots and casino industry in attendance for our first of hopefully many Videoslots Awards.
"We wanted to celebrate the fantastic contribution suppliers make to the sector, and we saw an awards night as an ideal way of recognizing them for their hard work.
"I'd like to personally congratulate all the winners, in particular NetEnt, who took home the Golden V for providing our players with enjoyable and innovative titles in recent years."
Full list of winners at this year's Videoslots Awards:
-Rising Star: Pragmatic Play
-Low Volatility Game: Frog Grog, Thunderkick
-Medium Volatility Game: Viking Runecraft, Play'n GO
-High Volatility Game: Sakura Fortune, Quickspin
-Account Manager of the Year: Tatiana Barrenechea, NYX
-Best Innovation: Yggdrasil
-Game of the Year (voted by Casinomiester members): Bonanza, Big Time Gaming
-Best Mobile Game of the Year: Flame Busters, Thunderkick
-Provider of the Year: Play'n GO
-The Video Slot of the Year: Bonanza, Big Time Gaming
-Golden V: NetEnt
The evening was rounded off with an afterparty held at the lavish TwentyTwo, with attendees escorted to the venue in extravagant limousines.