GTECH G2 nominated for eight EGR B2B Awards

13 April 2011

LONDON, England -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- GTECH G2 is nominated for eight eGaming Review (EGR) B2B Awards, the highest number of nominations at the event, confirming its position as the premier digital gaming and sports betting supplier to both the commercial and world lottery markets. The diversity of the award categories reflects the fact that GTECH G2 is a supplier that can truly offer complete end-to-end solutions for poker, sports betting, bingo, casino, lottery, skill games, instant games and back office systems for commercial and state-run operators.

The EGR B2B Awards are the industry’s premier awards ceremony. The very best service providers and B2B operators in the online gaming industry are recognised with the awards covering all major supplier disciplines.

GTECH G2 has been shortlisted in the following eight categories:

· Bingo Network of the Year

· Bingo Supplier of the Year

· Innovation in Bingo of the Year

· Poker Network of the Year

· Poker Software of the Year

· Sports Betting Supplier of the Year

· Lottery Software Supplier of the Year

· Fraud and Compliance Solution of the Year

Innovative new features on the company’s International Bingo Network, like live presenters and managed chat facilities, earned three nominations for Bingo achievements: Bingo Network of the Year, Bingo Supplier of the Year and Innovation in Bingo of the Year.

“We are particularly proud that our bingo software and network is being recognized,” said Dominic Mansour, Vice President, Gaming Products. “Our designers and developers have really focused on giving bingo buffs more fun as they socialize with other players. New features like live presenters and colourful side games with themes from licensed brands, like Chippendales, are engaging players longer and building player liquidity.”

As part of the Lottomatica Group, GTECH G2 fully understands the complexities of working within regulated markets. The nomination for Lottery Software Supplier of the Year recognises the company’s long and established pedigree within the lottery industry.

GTECH G2 has broken new ground through the launch of the Canadian Poker Network, collaboration between the British Columbia Lottery Corporation and Loto Quebec, creating the continent’s first regulated gaming network.

“The Canadian Poker Network is collaboration between two respected WLA lotteries that we’re very proud to be associated with,” said Paolo Personeni, GTECH G2 CEO. “We’re here to help lottery organizations as they make the intimidating yet necessary move to expand through reliable online games, so we’re grateful to the judge’s for this recognition.”

The nomination for Poker Network of the Year and Poker Software of the Year further highlights GTECH G2’s expertise in poker and demonstrates the continued success of the International Poker Network (IPN). The IPN is the most popular network in Europe for cash players and one of the largest networks in the world in terms of size. GTECH G2 in 2011 has continued to develop the IPN with a significant investment in the network.

The nomination for Sport Betting Supplier of the Year celebrates the fact that GTECH G2 continues to go from strength to strength as a leading sports betting supplier to both commercial bookmaker and government regulated markets. GTECH G2 can now boast nearly 8000 Margin Maker tills worldwide and in 2010 completed the successful launch of BetCafe Arena in Romania, successfully launching 150 new terminals in twelve months and increasing to 400 retailers over the course of 2011/12

GTECH G2 prides itself on security and offering its client’s peace of mind in the protection against fraud and is proud that BScreened, its fraud detection system, has been nominated in the Fraud & Compliance Solution of the Year category.

GTECH G2 is proud to offer clients a full service solution and is delighted that the range of nominations reflects its expertise and broad spectrum of products.

The EGR Awards will be presented at a black tie gala Tuesday 3 May 2011 at Chelsea Football Club in London.

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