International Gaming Awards 2012 announces Finalists

The Finalists have been announced by the International Gaming Awards 2012 (IGA). In the run up to the fifth event, the prestigious gaming industry ‘Oscars’ has received a record amount of entries, as international gaming professionals race to be in with a chance of being crowned a worthy, sparkling winner. The International Gaming Awards 2012 will unite the undivided attention of global gaming insiders that are keen to support the worthy charities at the red carpet event.

Finally…the wait is over! The prosperous finalists can be viewed at

The IGA highly-acclaimed judges thoroughly and diligently examined detailed company evidence from each nomination and are pleased to be part of such a unique celebration within the glittering gaming world. The commendable winners will be announced on the night on the 23rd January 2012 at the historic and chic venue of Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in Lavish London. Although tickets are selling quickly, there is still time to be part of the gaming Oscars, visit The night promises to dazzle with its spectacular line up of judges, sponsors, supporters and first class entertainment of course.

The 2012 categories scooping the crème de la crème across the land-based and online sectors are:
Casino/Integrated Resort of the Year, Casino Operator, Casino VIP Room of the Year, Customer Experience of the Year, iGaming Software Supplier, Industry Publication/Portal of the Year, Mobile Operator of the Year, Online Bingo Operator of the Year, Online Casino Operator of the Year, Online Poker Operator of the Year, Online Sportsbook Operator of the Year, Payment Solutions Provider Company of the Year, Socially Responsible Operator of the Year Land Based, Socially Responsible Operator of the Year Online, Slot Manufacturer/Provider Online or Land Based, Slots Operator of the Year (Online), Technology Provider/Supplier, Traditional Casino Equipment Supplier and last but not least the Outstanding Contribution Award.

Co-founder Lana Thompson: “The judges can take a breather as we enter the next phase of the IGA’s. The fifth ceremony is approaching and we are all excited in finding out who the winners are on the night. Surrounded by chic gamers and professionals, this will be the biggest and best yet. The company evidence and the judge’s hard work with examining all pieces will be evident once winners are announced under the spotlight. The global event will capture online and land-based professionals, whilst meeting, mixing and mingling with new players to the game.”

The IGA’s boasts an impressive line-up of supporters, making the event possible and truly one to remember. These are TCSJohnHuxley, Cammegh Ltd, Playtech, Shuffle Master, Betsoft Gaming, The Ritz Club, Red Planet Gaming, Bally Technologies and Empire Casino Recruitment & Consultancy. More on

Alongside these respected figureheads, the IGA is supported by International Gaming Associations worldwide adding to the IGA’s momentum. The Australasian Casino Association (ACA), The COA (UK), National Indian Gaming Association, Canadian Gaming Association, The IGC, GamCare, The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and eCOGRA.

The IGA’s support a number of charities. These can be found on

The countdown is on!