Isle of Man triumphs at EGR Awards
11 May 2012
Companies headquartered on the Isle of Man were nominated for 18 awards and the winners included: Continent 8 Technologies (Data Centre of the Year), Playtech (Bingo Network of the Year, Slot Provider of the Year, and Poker Network of the Year) and Microgaming Systems (RNG Casino Supplier of the Year and Highly Commended for Poker Software of the Year).
The Isle of Man was also represented at the associated conference and exhibition, EGR Subscriber Forum, which was held in the same venue on May 10. Several private-sector companies exhibited and there were many other attendees from the Island’s eGaming community along with the Isle of Man Government.
Alex Downie OBE, MLC, Political Member for eGaming, Isle of Man Department of Economic Development, commented: "It is fantastic to see such a great showing from the Isle of Man at the annual eGaming Review Awards, both in terms of attendance from on-Island companies and their success. To have won five awards is an exemplary achievement and goes to demonstrate the quality of the Isle of Man’s e-Gaming sector and its continued status as a world-leading centre of excellence for the industry."
Nick Nally, Chief Development Officer at Continent 8, winner of the Data Centre of the Year award, commented: "Continent 8 is delighted to win the Data Centre of the Year Award for the third year in a row. It represents our continuing commitment to the industry in terms of our product set and footprint. We are particularly happy to join other Isle of Man companies who were successful on the night."