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Asia Gaming Awards 2017 winners announced

AGB today announced the winners of Asia Gaming Awards 2017, recognizing achievements from Asia’s leading land-based operators, suppliers and entrepreneurs.

Held at the Parisian Macao on Tuesday, each of the 12 winners on the night took home a magnificently crafted award, moulded into the shape of a dragon - a symbol of strength and good fortune.

Each of the category winners on the night were selected through a voting process by the industry, as well as input from the Judging Panel and members of the Organizing Committee. The awards were presented in three different categories:

  • Land-based categories, recognizing the best operators and properties in the land-based casino industry.
  • Supplier categories, recognizing the best products, service and suppliers in the online and land-based gaming industry
  • Online categories, recognizing the best online casino and sportsbetting products, and innovations.

The Asia Gaming Awards 2017 Award winners are:

Land based Categories: 

  • Best Gaming Operator - Galaxy Entertainment Group
  • Best Integrated Resort - Galaxy Macau - GEG
  • Best Gaming Property - StarWorld Hotel – GEG
  • Best Gaming Area Design - Wynn Palace - WYNN

 Supplier Categories: 

  • Best Table Game Solution - Scientific Games
  • Best Slot Solution - Aristocrat’s Lightning Link
  • Best Electronic Table Game Solution - Aruze Gaming
  • Best Industry Supplier - Angel

 Online Categories: 

  • Best Online Casino Solution - SA Gaming
  • Best Online Sports Betting Solution - BBIN
  • Best Online Solution - Asia Gaming
  • Best Mobile/ Social Solution - Playstudios

 The Awards also crowned MGM China as the company with the most meaningful contribution in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), as well as a total of three “Emerging Leaders” - entrepreneurs, innovators and industry shakers seen as likely to shape the industry over the years to come.

Emerging Leaders:

  • Nathan Carle, VP of Slot Operations, MGM China
  • Long Jiawei Jace, Assistant Casino Manager, Marina Bay Sands
  • Rui Proença, Partner, MdME

“We were overwhelmed by the industry support of industry at the Asia Gaming Awards this year,” said Luis Pereira, co-managing director of Asia Gaming Brief, commenting on the night.

 “It is our honor to develop a platform that celebrates the Asian gaming industry which is recognized by industry peers. We will continue to support this exciting industry, so look for us again in May next year.”

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