Playtech licensees win big at prestigious eGR Operator Awards
Gala Coral has won the coveted eGaming Review Operator of the Year
award following its adoption of Playtech’s pioneering omni-channel
Connect system that enables players to play any product, across any
channel and any device across its 1800 UK stores, online and on mobile.
Coral Connect sign-ups now total more than 260,000 new players and
counting, while they contribute more than 40% of Coral.co.uk net
revenue, according to Gala Coral’s latest quarterly results.
Gala Coral scooped two further prizes with its Playtech-powered bingo
and mobile bingo enabling them to win the Bingo Operator and Mobile
Bingo Operator of the Year awards respectively.
Numerous other tier one Playtech licensees came away with trophies
with Paddy Power claiming the casino Operator of the Year award due to
the success of its Playtech-powered product. Other winners included
bet365, SkyBet and William Hill.
Celebrating the most original and creative operators, the EGR Awards
recognise and reward those who have brought excellence and innovation to
the industry in the last 12 months and have risen above and beyond the
The annual event was held at The Artillery Garden at The HAC in
London and attended by more than 600 industry professionals from the
world’s biggest gaming firms and hosted by Canadian comedian Katherine
Liron Snir, Playtech’s VP Product Strategy who handed Gala Coral the prestigious title, said: “The
eGR Operator Awards are a fantastic opportunity to reward excellence in
our industry. The success of Gala Coral’s omni-channel Connect
initiative has become an industry benchmark enabling them to
significantly grow their player base by providing a solution that allows
players to seamlessly play any product, across any channel and on any