Business Wire - Boss Media, CryptoLogic, GamCare, gambling.com, Ladbrokes, the Sports Network and Sungold Horsepower were presented with International Internet Gaming Innovator Awards today at the Fifth Annual Symposium on Internet Gambling Law and Management, presented by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. and organized by BioConferences International, Inc.in Dublin, Ireland.
Swedish-based Boss Media provides a variety of services to gaming operators, including game development, programming, graphic design, web production, administration, sales and marketing, technical maintenance, operation of licensed casinos, and secure and efficient processing of financial transactions.
Toronto-based CryptoLogic is a leading software supplier to the Internet gaming and e-commerce industries. Its two core technologies are Ecash software, which has processed more than US $5 billion in secure electronic transactions from clients to date, and Internet casino software licensed to some of the world's leading Internet casinos.
Britain's GamCare (National Association for Gambling Care Educational Resources and Training) was recognized for its efforts to promote responsible gaming. Among GamCare's many programs are a help line and counseling service for compulsive or problem gamblers, a host of publications on the subject, an annual conference, a web site, peer education, gambling studies and special projects.
Gambling.com is one of the first and leading portal sites in the Internet gaming industry, well-known for its directory and its ranking of the best Internet gaming sites.
Ladbrokes, the sports betting division of Hilton Group, has been a leader in Internet gaming both through its own sites and joint ventures with Playboy and other major players in the industry.
The Sports Network is the foremost international real-time sports wire service, furnishing scores, trends, analysis, news, features, statistics, pre and post game sports, box scores, Las Vegas odds updates, weather reports, injuries, and more.
Sungold Horsepower was honored for its Horsepower 2 game available at selected racetracks and race-books in North America, for wagering where legal and as a virtual fantasy wagering game worldwide.
Zabadoo.com was the Grand Sponsor of the event. Since 1995, Zabadoo has pioneered Internet gaming with the world's premiere lottery site, PLUS Lotto. Since June this year, Zabadoo has allowed partners to `own-brand' its systems to create their own standalone sites, or bring content such as Lloyds of London insured $20m lotteries, $1m bingo and interactive scratchcards to their existing audiences.
PLUS Lotto has already raised millions on behalf of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Zabadoo intends to do the same for these new partners: casinos, charities and sportsbooks alike.
Other sponsors included World Gaming and PlayTech. Exhibitors at the conference included Casino Promote, Microgaming, Online Casino News, Orbis, RGTonline.com, Smart Transact, the Sports Network, and Startcasino.com.