888.com Wins Multiple Operator of the Year Awards at London Event

Popular gaming website 888.com just experienced one big hot streak at the recent 2013 Gaming Review Operator Awards. On November 25, hundreds of industry operators and personalities convened at the Roundhouse Theater in London to celebrate the best in the business and dole out some coveted awards. 888.com and its brands got bragging rights for the ninth installment of the event as it was nominated for several categories.

An Impressive Flush of Awards

At the Operator Awards, 888.com’s nomination highlights included Casino Operator of the Year, Poker Operator of the Year, Operator of the Year, Mobile Poker Product and Marketing Campaign. 888.com must be doing something extremely well because their win of the “Poker Operator of the Year” title in London marks the third straight time the site has been awarded the honor.

“Casino Operator of the Year” also went to the company and that win marks the third time they have taken home that category as well. They also snagged the “Operator of the Year” award to solidify their victory sweep. The culmination of these awards marks the first year of the Gaming Review Operator Awards that 888.com has received wins for the top three categories.

A Focus on Entertainment

And what is the cause for 888.com’s tremendous success this year? The company’s razor-sharp focus on pure entertainment and player safety attributed a large part. These concepts were crucial in them being selected for the three biggest categories at the London event.

Itai Pazner, Senior Vice President of 888.com said, “This year has been an extremely exciting and successful year for 888 and all of its brands. To win all three of the top EGR Operator Awards is an amazing achievement and drives our continuous focus to be the leading global entertainment gaming brand.” No doubt that Pazner hopes the momentum will carry them into 2014 and more potential award wins down the line.

Continuously Growing as a Brand

Based out of Gibraltar, 888.com was founded in 1997 and has since been a leader in the online gaming industry. In the past year, the company has gone full-force with marketing campaigns plus new software updates that have resulted in exponential growth. Developing mobile products and positioning themselves into new regulated markets like New Jersey have only further ensured they were worthy of the Operator of the Year awards.
Featuring poker, casino, bingo and more, 888.com can be accessed in 22 different languages across 176 countries worldwide. In terms of online traffic, the site is the third largest poker room with a seven-day cash game player average of 2,300. Players who register with 888.com often enjoy bonuses such as free real money and play chips, frequent tournaments and the usual wide variety of available games.

Sean Gibson
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Sean Gibson
Sean Gibson has been an insider in the poker and casino industry for a number of years. Gibson has worked with many different media outlets and has covered events such as the World Series of Poker Main Event, the World Poker Tour Championship, and an infinite number of online events. He plays both 6-max and Full Ring No Limit Hold'em and can be found playing at either the Oceans 11 cardroom in Oceanside, CA or at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

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