Playtech claims top prize at the Global Gaming Awards 2016

Company wins Best Digital Industry Supplier for significant achievements over past 12 months

London: September 29th 2016: Playtech, the world’s leading Omni-channel gaming software, systems and services supplier, has been awarded the coveted ‘Best Digital Industry Supplier’ at this year’s Global Gaming Awards.

Hosted by G2E and powered by industry publication Gambling Insider, the awards ceremony took place at the Venetian Palazzo Congress Center in Las Vegas, attended by 600 of the industry’s most influential decision makers.

Playtech claimed the top trophy for its unrivalled gaming portfolio, breadth of new business and pioneering Playtech ONE Omni-channel solution which has ensured record-breaking results for the company in the past 12 months.

Playtech has a unique gaming offering built on an award-winning platform enabling players to play anywhere, anytime and on any device, through a single account and single wallet.

The Global Gaming Awards remains one of the industry’s most prestigious annual events, with winners voted for by a panel of the most respected CEOs and senior executives rewarding the achievements of the land-based and digital gaming communities. 

Alex Hammond, Editor, Gambling Insider, said: “Congratulations to Playtech for winning in an exceptionally competitive category and claiming the trophy this year”.

Shimon Akad, COO, Playtech, said: “The award is recognition of our core focus for continued innovation. The past 12 months has been another record-breaking year and we are delighted to be rewarded with this highly sought after title.”


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About Playtech

Playtech is a market leader in the gambling and financial trading industries. Founded in 1999 and listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Playtech has more than 5,000 employees in 13 countries.

Playtech is the gambling industry’s leading software and services supplier with more than 130 licensees globally, including many of the world’s leading regulated online, retail and mobile operators, land-based casino groups, government sponsored entities such as lotteries, and new entrants opening operations in newly-regulated markets. Its business intelligence-driven gambling software offering includes casino, live casino, bingo, poker and sports betting.

It is the pioneer of Omni-channel gambling which, through Playtech ONE, offers operators and their customers, a seamless, anytime, anywhere experience across any product, any channel (online, mobile, retail) and any device using a single account and single wallet. It provides marketing expertise, sophisticated CRM solutions and other services for operators seeking a full turnkey solution.

Playtech’s Financials division, run through subsidiary Markets Limited (formerly called TradeFX), is an established and growing online CFDs broker and trading platform provider, operating the brand Its B2C focused offering is available in more than 100 countries and in more than 25 languages and is licensed and regulated in the EU and South Africa.

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Mor Weizer, Chief Executive Officer

Ron Hoffman, Chief Financial Officer

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