SiGMA

The Africa Gaming Awards will be held in Nairobi Kenya, on the 1st March 2022. Alongside premier networking opportunities, this extravagant awards gala will reward leading players in the iGaming industry in a celebration of achievement. As well as shining a spotlight on some of the most intriguing and creative projects to change the face of the iGaming sector, the glitzy event will also feature an art auction, with all proceeds going to the SiGMA Foundation for a variety of charitable projects.



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1 Seat at the Africa Gaming Awards – 175€
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One Table of 10 seats at the Africa Gaming Awards – €1750
Enjoy an evening of celebration and achievement and invite your employees, friends or leads!
Book it now by sending your request at [email protected]

Package costs €3000 and includes:

  • 10 seats at the Gala Awards Dinner (1750€)
  • Contribution to the SiGMA Foundation
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the award of your choice – please note that you cannot be nominated for the award you are sponsoring
  • Brand visibility on online channels

Sponsor an award now by sending your request at [email protected]

The Title/Main Award Sponsorship package costs 35.000€ and includes:

  • Exclusive title sponsorship of the Awards
  • Large online and onsite branding visibility
  • 10 seats at the Gala Awards Dinner (1750€) – central table
  • Contribution to the SiGMA Foundation
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the award of your choice – please note that you cannot be nominated for the award you are sponsoring
  • Brand visibility on online channels

Sponsor now by sending your request at [email protected]

awards

Give recognition where it’s due by nominating someone whose work has created a positive impact on the Gaming Industry.

BEST ONLINE CASINO
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Online casino games have come a long way in replicating the land-based experience in recent years, and this category is for those playing their part in the continued growth of the sector.

BEST LAND BASED CASINO
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Online casino games have come a long way in replicating the land-based experience in recent years, and this category is for those playing their part in the continued growth of the sector.

BOOKMAKER OF THE YEAR
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The very best from the online world of sports betting will be nominated here.

RISING STAR OPERATOR OF THE YEAR
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Judges will vote for the best up-and-coming operator of the year.

LIVE CASINO OF THE YEAR
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The most attractive online live casino will be nominated by the judges.

BEST ONLINE POKER OPERATOR
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Online poker is still a popular vertical across the world, and the judges will vote for the one which is providing the most enjoyable and unique games.

BEST LOTTERY SUPPLIER
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In such a competitive field, only the strongest and most innovative online casino suppliers will make it into the final nominee list.

BEST CASINO PRODUCT OF THE YEAR
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Which product is believed to have advanced the casino industry the most in the past 12 months? Find out in February.

BEST ONLINE SPORTBETTING SUPPLIER
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With so much opportunity in this space, this Award will be a fitting reward for the company making the most strides in this area of platforms or any product.

BEST ONLINE SLOTS & RNG GAMES
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A crucial part of modern gameplay, RNG is great at keeping games unpredictable and fresh. This award recognises the best RNG games – from slots and bingo, to lottery and coin flips.

BEST ONLINE TABLE GAME
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A mix of strategy and skill-sets games such as Baccarat, Black Roulette, and Kakao stand apart from the crowd. This award highlights the best online table games out there.

BEST ONLINE PAYMENT SOLUTION
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This award recognises the best online casino game out there. With a wide variety of games, such as slots, bingo, lottery, and baccarat at our fingertips, we’re spoilt for choice.

BEST CORPORATE SERVICES PROVIDER OF THE YEAR
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Whether it’s in marketing, PR, risk management or legal services, this Award recognises those that provide the backbone of the industry.

BEST PLATFORM OF THE YEAR
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We’re looking for companies operating in the American markets with no integrity – that can create a multi-dimensional gaming platform. Offering tailor-made services, such as high-end UX/UI design, professional risk assessment and expert-led brand building – the Best America Platform of the Year is a one-stop solution-shop for all your product needs.

BEST AFFILIATE OF THE YEAR
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CEO OF THE YEAR
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CSR CONTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR
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BEST GAMING MEDIA OF THE YEAR
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For this award we’re looking for content-rich websites geared towards the online casino industry, and which provide top quality information and entertainment using the latest technology in social media, advertising, and marketing. This accolade honors companies that have successfully defined the qualities shaping a top-notch player experience, luring high value leads to play through a holistic experience.

Hosts

Jon Thompson

Presentor

JT has operated in the gaming profession throughout his entire career beginning on the Racecourse's and in the Betting Shops in the UK before setting off on an almost 25-year global tour starting in Australia and through just about every jurisdiction known to the industry including Antigua, Asia, Costa Rica, Ireland, Malta (several times) and Panama.

His main focus has always been on Sports Trading and Risk Management on the business side of matters and his love for Horse Racing when it comes to R and R!

This will be his 4th time hosting the Malta Gaming Awards including the largest ever gathering in Malta at the MFCC 3 years ago.

JUDGES

WHO ARE THE JUDGES, HOW ARE THEY CHOSEN?
You can see all the judges here. They have been meticulously chosen from experts, industry veterans and business leaders from the sector! Want to get involved as one on the judges? Kindly contact [email protected]

Marius Filip

Betzest

Founder/CMO

Suren

Technamin

CEO & Founder

Dmitriy Paliants

TVBET

CMO

Robert Dowling

Singular

Chief Commercial Officer

Lena Yasir

Pragmatic Play

Vice President Operations

George Voyatzis

Playtech

Commercial Director

Sergey Portnov

PariMatch

CEO

Veiko Krunberg

OlyBet

Managing Director of Online Operations

Martin Lycka

GVC Holdings

Director of Regulatory Affairs

Jesper Kärrbrink

Green Jade Games

Executive Chairman

Patrick O'Brien

EXANTE

Communications

Vladimir Malakchi

Evoplay

Chief Business Development Officer

Oleg Profatylo

Digital Chain

Chief Strategy Officer

Roger Strickland

CSB Group

Director

Michal Kopec

Better Collective

Senior Manager

Vigen Badalyan

BetConstruct

Founder and CEO

CHARITY AUCTION ITEMS

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HEAD TO HEAD

Derek Mason

ABOUT ARTIST Derek Mason:
Derek Mason has been painting for just over 8 years. A self-taught artist, Derek began his work doing brief studies on animals before expressing himself with paint, initially experimenting with watercolors. He’s currently in a period of oil paints. His artistic development is presently showcased in a style characterized by it’s emotiveness and flexibility in form and color. Derek has a drive bordering on the prolific and not a day goes by where he can’t be found plying his chosen trade in his home studio. Derek’s first private exhibition in 2016 was a runaway success with over a third of the selected works finding their way into private collections on and off the island.
ABOUT THIS PAINTING
Painting on loose canvas using oil paints – approx. 200cm x 100cm

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UMA ABSTRACT NUMBER 3

Uma x Mark Mallia Collaboration

This abstract is part of a unique collaboration between the Maltese artist Mark Mallia and the AI artist entity Uma, the Universal Machine Artist. Each abstract in this series is from Mark’s training of the artificial intelligence, where the AI is learning how to compose a beautiful abstract work of art, together with the techniques used to paint it on canvas. Each painting is a one off that will never be repeated again and is a unique collectable representing the early age of Artificial Intelligence-Human Collaboration Art.

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HEAL THE WORLD

Reuven Schockner

With a background in graffiti art, Reuven Schockner is currently focused on the rise of crypto and the fall of fiat. His use of banknotes highlights the changing nature of money throughout civilization, providing a chance for us to reflect and change.

All proceeds from this fund-raiser will go towards the SiGMA Foundation.
Find out more about the SiGMA Foundation’s work here.

FAQ

HOW ARE NOMINEES SELECTED FOR THE AWARDS?

Anyone working in the Gambling industry can nominate a company/project or person in one of the listed categories. The five best nominations will be shortlisted with the winner to be selected by a combination of judges (70% votes) and the public (30%).

Deadline to nominate: Jan. 6th | Deadline to vote: Feb. 20th | Winners revealed: Mar. 1st

HOW CAN I NOMINATE FOR THE AWARDS?

Form coming up soon!

CAN I SPONSOR THE EVENT?

Contact us for more details in order to have exclusive VIP visibility during the Awards Night.

One Seat
One Table
Award Sponsor
Title Sponsor

1 Seat at the Africa Gaming Awards – 175€
Enjoy an evening of celebration and achievement.
Book it now by sending your request at [email protected]

One Table of 10 seats at the Africa Gaming Awards – €1750
Enjoy an evening of celebration and achievement and invite your employees, friends or leads!
Book it now by sending your request at [email protected]

Package costs €3000 and includes:

  • 10 seats at the Gala Awards Dinner (1750€)
  • Contribution to the SiGMA Foundation
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the award of your choice – please note that you cannot be nominated for the award you are sponsoring
  • Brand visibility on online channels

Sponsor an award now by sending your request at [email protected]

The Title/Main Award Sponsorship package costs 35.000€ and includes:

  • Exclusive title sponsorship of the Awards
  • Large online and onsite branding visibility
  • 10 seats at the Gala Awards Dinner (1750€) – central table
  • Contribution to the SiGMA Foundation
  • Exclusive sponsorship of the award of your choice – please note that you cannot be nominated for the award you are sponsoring
  • Brand visibility on online channels

Sponsor now by sending your request at [email protected]

MEET THE PAST WINNERS

Winners 2019

ONLINE CASINO 2019

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SLOT GAME 2019

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ASIAN PRODUCT 2019

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AFFILIATE SOFTWARE 2019

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AFFILIATE NETWORK 2019

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ASIAN LIVE DEALER 2019

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AFFILIATE PROGRAM 2019

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ASIAN SLOTS PROVIDER 2019

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ASIAN PLATFORM PROVIDER 2019

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MEDIA AGENCY 2019

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TOKENISED GAMING ASSET 2019

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TRAINING SERVICE PROVIDER 2019

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PAYMENTS PROVIDER 2019

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LEGAL FIRM 2019

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FASTEST GROWING WHITE LABEL 2019

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INSTANT WIN 2019

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CRYPTO PAYMENTS SOLUTION 2019

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 2019

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HOSTING SERVICES 2019

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TOKENISED CASINO GAME 2019

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TRUSTLY PAY AND PLAY 2019

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EAST MEETS WEST: CONSULTANCY 2019

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MULTI CHANNEL PROVIDER 2019

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GAME VENDOR 2019

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MOBILE GAMING PROVIDER 2019

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SPORTSBOOK OPERATOR 2019

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INNOVATOR 2019

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MULTI-PRODUCT PROVIDER 2019

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SPORTSBOOK AFFILIATE 2019

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B2B PLATFORM 2019

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CASINO AFFILIATE 2019

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Winners 2018

CRYPTO PAYMENTS SOLUTION 2018

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PAYMENTS AGGREGATOR 2018

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MEDIA AGENCY 2018

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AFFILIATE NETWORK 2018

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AFFILIATE SOFTWARE 2018

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BEST SLOT GAME 2018

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CAREERS PROGRAM 2018

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CASINO AFFILIATE 2018

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CASINO 2018

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 2018

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FASTEST GROWING WHITE LABEL 2018

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GAMES VENDOR 2018

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ICO 2018

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IGAMING BRAND 2018

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INNOVATOR 2018

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INVESTOR 2018

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LEGAL FIRM 2018

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LOTTO PROJECT 2018

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MOBILE GAMING PROVIDER 2018

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MULTICHANNEL PROVIDER 2018

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MULTI PRODUCT PROVIDER 2018

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PAYMENTS PROVIDER 2018

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RNG CASINO PROVIDER 2018

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SLOTS PLATFORM 2018

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SPORTSBOOK OPERATOR 2018

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SPORTSBOOK AFFILIATE 2018

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TRAINING SERVICE PROVIDER 2018

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AFFILIATE PROGRAM 2018

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Winners 2017

AFFILIATE 2017

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INNOVATOR 2017

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INVESTOR 2017

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CSR 2017

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ICO 2017

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LOTTO PRODUCT 2017

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CASINO 2017

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FASTEST GROWING OPERATOR 2017

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GAMES VENDOR 2017

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SPORTS BOOK 2017

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CAREERS PROGRAM 2017

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LEGAL FIRM 2017

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Winners 2016

INNOVATOR 2016

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AFFILIATE 2016

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CAREERS PROGRAM 2016

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CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY 2016

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FASTEST GROWING OPERATOR 2016

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INVESTOR 2016

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