Winners of 23rd Annual GGB Gaming & Technology Awards Announced

The judging for the 23rd annual GGB Gaming & Technology Awards is complete, and this year’s winners have now been announced. In addition to a new category for best sports betting product, three new judges were also added to the official panel.

Winners of 23rd Annual GGB Gaming & Technology Awards Announced

The winners of the 23rd edition of gaming’s most respected technology awards were announced today by Global Gaming Business magazine. The GGB Gaming & Technology Awards are the only North American awards program that recognizes excellence in innovation and practical application in all gaming disciplines. Hundreds of gaming products and services were entered this year into this important competition. This year’s competition included a new category for the best sports betting product as well as three additional judges.

“The technology associated with the quality of the nominations for the GGB Gaming & Technology Awards is breathtaking,” says Roger Gros, publisher of Global Gaming Business magazine. “The innovations represented have accelerated rapidly as gaming seeks more unique and interesting ways to create products and services that please customers.

“As always, it’s quite difficult to evaluate the most innovative and unique products. The judges for the GGB Gaming & Technology Awards are some of the most skilled, dedicated and respected executives in the business, so their opinion carries a great deal of weight. The winners of this year’s edition beat out some amazing competition and demonstrated true innovation.”

The awards will be presented on the exhibit floor of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E), October 9-12, 2023 at the Venetian Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.

The expanded panel of judges for the awards for 2024 included: Claudia Winkler, president, GHI Solutions; Rob Russell, gaming analyst, Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C.; Frank Neborsky, general manager, the Downs at Albuquerque; Gerhard Burda, president and CEO, ESCAPES Advisory Services; Cliff Paige, slot director, South Point Casino Resort, Las Vegas; Skyelar Perkins, corporate slot director, Choctaw Casinos; Missy Stanisz, director of sports wagering & interactive gaming, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (SMBMI); Itsik Akiva, CEO, Headway Consulting; and Robin Villareal, chief information officer, Gila River Resorts and Casinos.

Nominations for the 2025 GGB Gaming & Technology Awards will open in May 2024, and include new products and services to be introduced in 2024 or 2025.

For more information, contact Terri Brady, sales director, GGB at

GGB Gaming & Technology Awards 2024:

Best Consumer-Service Technology

GOLD:       Everi Mobile App       Everi

SILVER:     Light & Wonder ENGAGE    Light & Wonder

Best Sports Betting Product

GOLD:       AI-Powered Pricing     Kambi

SILVER:     Sports Betting Technology    IGT PlaySports

Best iGaming Product

GOLD:       Casinoverse        Wind Creek Hospitality

SILVER:     Adventures Beyond Wonderland Live    Playtech

Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology

GOLD:       Ruby Seven Studios     Ruby Seven Studios

SILVER:     QCI Enterprise Platform       Quick Custom Intelligence, LLC

Best Slot Product

GOLD:       Lightning Buffalo Link Aristocrat Gaming

SILVER:     Triple Coin Treasures – Spectra UR43      AGS

Best Table Game Product or Innovation

GOLD:       Smart Pit    Interblock

SILVER:     True Pick Roulette       Incredible Technologies