Gaming’s most important technology awards were announced last month at the Global Gaming Expo when the winners of the 17th Annual GGB Gaming & Technology Awards were revealed. The GGB Gaming & Technology Awards are the industry’s standard in this field, recognizing excellence in innovation and practical application in all gaming disciplines.
“Once again, the nominations for the GGB Gaming & Technology Awards represented the best new products and services in the gaming industry,” said Roger Gros, publisher of Global Gaming Business magazine, which administers the awards program. “The amazing products submitted for the judges’ review were all at the cutting edge of technology that serves all facets of the gaming industry. For the first time, the GGB Gaming & Technology Awards recognized the Best Interactive Products that connect players with their favorite games and casinos, whether inside a bricks-and-mortar building or playing on their devices at home.”
WINNERS OF THE 17th ANNUAL GGB GAMING & TECHNOLOGY AWARDS
Best Consumer-Service Technology
Gold Medal: Konami Gaming for SynkConnect Cardless
Silver Medal: Everi for Jackpot Express
Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology
Gold Medal: GLI for Test Automation
Silver Medal: Lockdogs for Key Changeable Lock
Best Slot Product
Gold Medal: Aruze Gaming for Muso Triple-27
Silver Medal: Aristocrat for Dollar Storm
Best Table-Game Product or Innovation
Gold Medal: AGS for STAX Table-Game Progressive Solution
Silver Medal: Gamblit Gaming for PAC-Man Battle Casino
Best Interactive Product
Gold Medal: Scientific Games for Open Bet
Silver Medal: Ruby Seven Studios for Best Bet Casino
Judges for the awards are: Claudia Winkler, president of GHI Solutions; Rob Russell, gaming analyst, Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C.; Frank Neborsky, general manager, the Downs at Albuquerque; Gerhard Burda, president and CEO, ESCAPES Advisory Services; Cliff Paige, slot director, South Point Casino Resort, Las Vegas; and Skyelar Perkins, corporate slot director, Choctaw Casinos.
Nominations for the 2020 GGB Gaming & Technology Awards open in June and include new products and services that will be introduced in 2019 or 2020.