The GGB Gaming & Technology Awards are the casino industry’s most prestigious awards for technology, products and services that enhance the gaming experience. The honors are designed to recognize and encourage innovation and technology in the rapidly changing casino industry. Winners will be announced in the November 2016 issue of Global Gaming Business magazine and a special ceremony with press coverage will be held at Global Gaming Expo (G2E), September 26-29, 2016 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.
Nominations are now open in the following 4 categories (Deadline is August 5, 2016):
• Best Consumer-Service Technology
This category concerns technology that directly touches the customers. Whether it is an enhanced kiosk, a new player-tracking system, reservations system, or parking management system, or any other customer-friendly device, this technology directly impacts the experience of the customer. Why is this a step up from previous technologies?
• Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology
This category describes a technology that makes a job or task easier and more efficient. Examples could be an online accounting system, better technology for printing tickets on cashless slots, or an employee communications devise that allows a property to better explain its programs to its workers. How does this technology improve on the way the task or job had been previously performed?
• Best Slot Product
Very simply, this product is the judges’ favorite new slot product. It can be a brand new game or a traditional game that has been updated within the past 12 months. What makes this machine or game a step forward technologically?
• Best Table-Game Product or Innovation
The growth of table games continues to occur around the world and makes it important to recognize innovative developments in this area. In this category, nominations can be made for table games or any product related to table games.
To enter simply fill out the form below. Entry fee is $100 for first entry and $50 each additional (per category). For any questions or concerns please contact GGB Sales Director John Buyachek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Judges for the awards are: Claudia Winkler, president of GHI Solutions, Rob Russell, gaming analyst, Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C.; Frank Neborsky, CEO, Power Strategies; Gerhard Burda, president and CEO, ESCAPES Advisory Services and Cliff Paige, slot director, South Point Casino Resort, Las Vegas.