Virgin Games’ Affiliate Program Shortlisted for eGaming Review Awards 2008

London, Wednesday 3rd Sept 2008 – Virgin Games (www.virgingames.com) has been shortlisted for the affiliate program of the year award at the eGaming Review Industry Awards. The awards, now in their 4th year, are judged by an independent panel consisting of some of the most experienced practitioners across the sector and are established as the premier online gaming event of the year. The winner will be announced at the eGaming Review Industry Award ceremony on Friday 19th September at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

The eGaming Industry Review Awards reward excellence and innovation within the online gaming industry with 18 prestigious awards up for grabs. Up for the affiliate program of the year award for the first time, Virgin Games is one of only four companies to be shortlisted, where nominees were judged on innovation, creativeness, marketing strategy and overall effectiveness.

Pierrick Leveque, Head of Affiliates, Virgin Games, commented:

We’re delighted to have made it to the final table of the 2008 eGaming Awards. It is an honour to be shortlisted in the Best Affiliate Program category alongside Everest, Centrebet and Ladbrokes. More importantly, it is a testimony to the quality and commitment of the affiliates who have decided to partner with us since we launched last year. We work hard to ensure our Affiliate operations match Virgin Games’ reputation as an online gaming operator. In that regard, our presence in this year’s shortlist is very uplifting. We are looking forward to the results of the Awards on the 19th of September.

Virgin Games was recently voted ‘Best Gaming Affiliate Programme’ at the affiliate marketing industry’s a4uAwards 2008 - the most prestigious affiliate awards ceremony in the UK.

The Virgin Games’ Affiliate program is run by Virgin Games, a wholly owned subsidiary of Virgin.com Ltd. Virgin Games Affiliates has been in operation since 2005, and offers affiliates the reporting and marketing tools they need in order to promote Virgin Games services efficiently and effectively.

For more information on the eGaming Review Industry Awards please visit http://www.egrmagazine.com/about/awards.html