G2E 2017 was the venue for the winners of the 17th Annual GGB Gaming & Technology Awards to receive their plaques. The 2018 GGB Gaming & Technology Awards are the industry’s standard in this field, recognizing excellence in innovation and practical application in all gaming disciplines.
The winners of the 17th Annual GGB Gaming and Technology Awards are:
Gold Medal: JACK Entertainment for GT Connect
Silver Medal: JCM Global for FUZION
Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology
Gold Medal: Scientific Games for iVIEW 4
Silver Medal: The Rainmaker Group for grouprev
Best Slot Product
Gold Medal: Konami Gaming Inc. for Beat Square
Silver Medal: AGS for Orion
Best Table Game Product or Innovation
Gold Medal: Gamblit Gaming for Gamblit Poker LIVE
Silver Medal: TCSJohnHuxley for Qorex Gameball
“The nominations for the GGB Gaming & Technology Awards exceeded our expectations this year,” 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 in the history of the awards, an operator submission, JACK Entertainment’s GT Connect, won the Gold Medal for Best Consumer Service Technology. The GGB Gaming & Technology Awards surely recognize all the trends and innovation being made in the industry today.”
Judges for the awards are: Claudia Winkler, president of GHI Solutions; Rob Russell, gaming analyst, Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C.; Frank Neborsky, vice president of slot operations, del Lago Resort Casino; Gerhard Burda, president and CEO, ESCAPES Advisory Services; and Cliff Paige, slot director, South Point Casino Resort.