Winners 2022


The headline categories are our most hotly contested Awards, including categories such as Sportsbook platform supplier, Mobile supplier, Full service platform of the year and more. The headline categories will be appointed a specific external judging panel which are aligned to their specific market knowledge and avoiding conflict of interest.

Casino software supplier

Winner: Pragmatic Play

Judges comments for winner: Wide variety. Live casino, live mega wheel, virtual sports, drops and wins promotions, in addition to the many existing games and new games. 

Compliance & KYC Supplier

Winner: 1Account

Judges comments for winner: Integration into multiple betting sources very valuable (and challenging). Pioneering work across operators and external industry opportunities too. 

Highly commended: Veriff

Judges comments for highly commended: Commercial success and an impressive story. The use of AI tech to improve efficiency is strong. 

Employer of the year *NEW*

Winner: Quickspin

Judges comments for winner: Stress on equality, diversity, gender equality is truly fantastic

Highly commended: Digitain

Judges comments for highly commended: An incubator providing free accommodation, senior management mentoring, educational programmes, and a wide variety of health and fitness benefits and activities. Free lunches, training courses and pet-friendly environments. 

Full Service platform of the year

Winner: Bede Gaming 

Judges comments for winner: Great performance in Canada, achieved by focus on fundamentals. Significant success with Eyas in the UK. 

Highly commended: Aspire Global

Judges comments for highly commended: Strong year demonstrated by the financial performance. A big year with big results - growth in most aspects

Mobile gaming software supplier

Winner: Relax Gaming 

Judges comments for winner: Impressive results from innovation. Has performed very well and the US is next on my agenda. Good Poker product. 

Mobile supplier

Winner: Gaming Realms

Judges comments for winner: Great products. Great front-end user experiences. Very good indeed. Slingo is a very strong brand - very sticky content for bingo and slots 

Highly commended: Oryx Gaming

Judges comments for highly commended: Very impressive portfolio and decent looking PAM. Interesting to follow progress in North America. Best RGD out there with good scale. Nice feature sets on the RGS. 

Payments company 

Winner: Worldpay from FIS

Judges comments for winner: Very established business. Many operators continue to use the company. Difficult to ignore given the scale breadth of its solution. Fairly synonymous with payments in gaming. 

Highly commended: Paysafe

Judges comments for highly commended: Very established business. Neteller and Skrill in one integration. 

Poker supplier

Winner: Playtech

Judges comments for winner: 

1. High level of regulatory compliance over a number of the jurisdictions with 25 languages supported - therefore understanding client needs 

2. Focus on growth in regulated markets 

3. Stability of product offering and "source-based rake" methodology to support customers 

4. Fully compatible with all other Playtech products 

5. Reaction to market challenges eg. Netherlands/Greece to support customer needs 

6. Good examples of USPs given 

Overall good evidence of criteria being met. Best and most comprehensive entry

Slot supplier

Winner: NetEnt and Red Tiger

Judges comments for winner: Strong year for the group with a number of examples for each of the criteria. Very comprehensive entry - addressing all the award criteria with impressive detail 

Slot supplier rising star *New for 2022* 

Winner: AvatarUX

Judges comments for winner: Great proven success and growth. Great promise and very innovative 

Sportsbook platform supplier

Winner: Kambi

Judges comments for winner: Very competent. Despite a tough year Kambi continues to lead the way. Strong submission with clear details on each category. Well done! 

Highly commended: Digitain

Judges comments for highly commended: Competent. Very solid growth and commercial traction

White label partner

Winner: White Hat Gaming

Judges comments for winner: Great growth in people, US exposure. Obviously it has upgraded its capabilities in the last 18 months and winning good clients 


Affiliate software supplier

Winner: PartnerMatrix

Judges comments for winner: Good trajectory and gearing up for new horizon. A great submission and accompanying documents. A really strong commercial success. A good process for understanding customer needs and acting on them. Strong back office, reporting and a clear roadmap. Real focus on customer service and great testimonials. 

Aggregator platform


Judges comments for winner: Configurability and flexibility in tournaments. Marketing tools and the Raffle Rocket are all fantastic. 

Highly commended: Pairplay

Judges comments for highly commended: Good all-round entry with decent growth across the year. Timeline displays how it has met the criteria well. Good levels of growth and flexibility. 

Bingo Supplier

Winner: Pragmatic Play

Judges comments for winner: Pragmatic Play goes from strength to strength and its recent foray into bingo is a fresh new breeze coming through into an often-too-tired vertical.

Highly commended: Neko Games

Judges comments for highly commended: Impressive new player and great breakout story. 

eSports betting supplier

Winner: Pinnacle Solution

Judges comments for winner:

1. Leveraged significant B2C experience to grow esports offering 

2. Significate number of match events and live events offered 

3. Flexible alternatives with regards to integration to allow the customer to flex to their requirements 

4. Launch of the Esports Hub in the period

5. Good video to support entry

Overall a strong entry with evidence of all criteria. 

Fantasy and DFS supplier

Winner: Low6

Judges comments for winner: Focus on responsible outcomes - good in current climate. Good connection with NFTs. App downloads high - good sign. 

Innovation in mobile

Winner: Swintt

Judges comments for winner: A new business making waves 

Highly commended: Delasport

Judges comments for highly commended: Emerging leader in the space 

Innovation in RNG casino software

Winner: Pariplay

Judges comments for winner: A clever addition - picking up where BlueRibbon left off - and instead of trying to re-invent the wheel it is adding to it in an original way. Definitely one to look at. Very good submission with all criteria tackled very well. We can expect to hear a lot more about Pairplay in the coming years if it is handling the criteria as it explains. Particular innovation which seems quite unique is the GRT. Well done. 

Innovation in slot provision

Winner: 4ThePlayer

Judges comments for winner: Some real innovation 

Innovation in sports betting software

Winner: Kambi

Judges comments for winner: Outstanding year of product development. True innovation and differentiation, with a product that ia arguably outpacing even the largest operators focused on the US market. 

In-play betting software

Winner: Spotlight Sports Group

Judges comments for winner: Really great KPIs. Great growth in the last year and impressive clients onboarded. Good to see some supporting testimonials and a lot of effort put into approving their product. 

Highly commended: Genius Sports

Judges comments for highly commended: A powerhouse with super numbers. Really impressive submission and impressive client portfolio. 

Live casino supplier

Winner: Vivo Gaming

Judges comments for winner: Groundbreaking Chroma Key solution that allows operators unlimited customisation of live casino games - a feature bound to be followed by all live dealers. The testimonials say it all. Good supporting video. CMS lobby shows it is not stagnant and is listening to customers, with the Tournament tool to follow. Potential winner of the award for freshness. 

Highly commended: Evolution

Judges comments for highly commended: It gets all the limelight. And with its lightning take on live games. deserves to! Very good submission covering criteria well. A strong challenger for the award. 

Live streaming supplier

Winner: Sportradar

Judges comments for winner: Unparalleled scale, top notch integration, strong reliability and flexibility. 

Lottery supplier

Winner: NeoGames

Judges comments for winner: An impressive business - NeoGames has some serious depth and is clearly producing content that users enjoy playing. It's exciting to see it move into the mainstream with its Aspire acquisition and watch the firm grow in North America. Proved commercial success and great reliability. 

Multi-channel supplier

Winner: FSB

Judges comments for winner: Made big leaps with impressive in onboarding major Slovakian operator and at the same time delivering a new retail version of the sportsbook. Also strong on innovation with AI face recognition. FSB has a superb offering and is making significant gains as the years go by. I'm excited to see where it could be in the next few years as it continues to grow. 

Highly commended: Fast Track

Judges comments for highly commended: Overall solid product with strong focus on user experience. Great innovation with focus on 1:1 experiences in real time. Fast Track has grown remarkably well over the past few years and it feels it has become the strongest CRM supplier in the industry. 

Skill games supplier

Winner: Sigma Software Group

Judges comments for winner: Very impressive and immersive visuals. Very impressive first look. Black snow is a very cool concept and the graphics look high quality. Clearly a highly skilled team. A number of strong examples of product development delivered flexibility to customers. 

Software rising star

Winner: Spribe

Judges comments for winner: Very innovative and different and focusing on a new audience.

Sports betting supplier

Winner: Kambi

Judges comments for winner: Very impressive. Good clear submission backed up by evidence. Congratulations. 

Sports data supplier

Winner: Sportradar

Judges comments for winner:  Compelling arguments here. Innovative use of tech to leverage across multiple sports. Shown to be flexible despite challenging markets - has bounced back well. 

Virtual sports supplier

Winner: Kiron Interactive

Judges comments for winner: Fantastic submission. Kiron has shown how it is growing, innovating and differentiating. 


Acquisition and retention partner

Winner: Gift & Go

Judges comments for winner: Great numbers and a fantastic submission from Gift & Co. Integration with land-based slots in great innovation and fits the market brief well. 8x growth in the last year based on data provided is incredible. Reliability and flexibility is fantastic too. 

Best customer service

Winner: Sportradar

Judges comments for winner:  Outstanding submission. Amazing KPIs in the submission and a staggering number of customer service events. Good training and reliability and good response to the brief. Very good commercial success is highlighted. Streamlined, sophisticated and trusted. 

Corporate services supplier

Winner: OneComply 

Judges comments for winner: Platform functionality is impressive - meeting a need in what can be complex processes 

Highly commended: Afliexion GTG

Judges comments for highly commended: Broad range of services provided covering most of what would be required. Licensing record impressive at 100% and loyalty of client base is also impressive. 

Cryptocurrency services supplier

Winner: SolutionsHub 

Judges comments for winner: A staggering amount of product development, product flexibility, understanding this new market and commercial success. Clearly the winner. 

Data and AI partner

Winner: Future Anthem

Judges comments for winner: Good stats and examples

1. High levels of growth in judging period supported by a number of KPIs

2. Focused customer-led approach 

3. Number of examples of innovation

4. Partnership achieved with Microsoft in the year and part of the 3.0 programme

Strong year for the company after winning the rising star award in the prior year. Company has grown immensely in the last couple of years. Huge results and some massive blue-chip clients.

Data centre and cloud systems provider

Winner: Continent 8 Technologies

Judges comments for winner: Looks like the adaptability to new markets and customer needs is top notch 

Innovation in payments solutions

Winner: Global Payments Gaming Solutions

Judges comments for winner:

1. Product offering allows easy access to facility transfers and North America market

2. Focus on creating safe/secure gaming experience, mindful of problem gambling and excessive spending

3. Good additional info in brochures/flyers to support entry

Strong overall entry with evidence of criteria being met.

IT Supplier

Winner: GeoComply

Judges comments for winner: Leaders in the field 

Marketing and PR supplier

Winner: Square in the Air

Recruiter of the year

Winner: Pentasia

Judges comments for winner: Global reach impressive. Commercially very strong evidence. Very flexible approach given breadth of client requirements 

Services rising star

Winner: Department of Trust

Judges comments for winner: Solving a problem that is only going to get more complex for operators and which needs to be solved by a third-party company. Impressive in a key area. 

Ensuring excellence is recognised

EGR’s team of independent, external judges is updated each year and is selected to bring a diverse range of in-depth egaming expertise to the judging process. All judges are required to sign a disclaimer form to keep all submitted information and the winners confidential, and are obliged to declare that they have no conflicts of interest prior to judging.

The EGR B2B Awards voting process will be officiated by accountancy giant Deloitte

The adjudication by a third-party continues to be a part of EGR's pledge to make the judging process the most stringent in the industry. This ensures that the judging process is completely transparent, and the winners will clearly demonstrate the innovation and commercial success required to be rewarded with this honour.