Aristocrat Wins Biggest at 2021 Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas
October 5, 2021
The winners of this year’s Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas
were revealed at a ceremony at Sands Expo on October 4, featuring some of the biggest names in gaming.
Of all the nominees, Aristocrat enjoyed the most success this year, earning three wins including Land-based Industry Supplier. The company’s systems and games teams were also honoured, taking the Land-based Product of the Year award for its IN THE CLEAR™ solution while Buffalo Link™ won best slot.
“At Aristocrat, we have the best people making the best products for the best customers in the world. We are honored and humbled to be recognized for our efforts, and we are extremely proud of our systems and games developers who continue to lead the industry with ground-breaking innovations,” said
Hector Fernandez, Aristocrat president of the Americas and EMEA.
Meanwhile, IGT also won big as its Resort Wallet with IGTPay earned the Product Innovation of the Year award.
"IGT winning 'Product Innovation of the Year' in the Global Gaming Awards is an excellent start to our G2E 2021 and a reflection of the market relevance and vast potential of our Resort Wallet and IGTPay cashless gaming technologies," said
Renato Ascoli, IGT CEO Global Gaming. "The Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas is among the most lauded gaming industry awards programs and we're pleased that our transformative Resort Wallet and IGTPay solutions stood apart for their innovation and the many benefits that they deliver to our customers and their players."
Previous winner Evolution landed top spot in the Digital Industry Supplier category, followed by Scientific Games and Kambi.
Meanwhile, MGM Resorts International also impressed, with its jointly owned sportsbook BetMGM earning the Digital Operator of the Year award, while finishing as runners-up in both the Responsible Business of the Year and Customer Loyalty Program, to The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and Caesars Rewards, respectively.
Industry figures from across the gaming world led the voting process, before they were adjudicated by KPMG.
The Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas recognize and reward the gaming industry's strongest performers across the previous 12 months, with a strong focus on the Americas.