International Gaming Awards confirms attendees

14 December 2011

LONDON, England -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- THE International Gaming Awards 2012 has confirmed an array attendance of highly respectable movers and shakers from within the global gaming sectors. Unveiled on the glamorous night, the special guests will have the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals.

The gaming ‘Oscars’ will be hosted at the divine Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, on the 23rd January 2012. Visit for more details on how you can be a part of the biggest gaming celebration of the year.

2012’s extravaganza is going to be bigger and better than previous years; the fifth annual event will once again strive towards celebrating the unique success and endeavours from those within the landbased and iGaming industry wherever they are based. With exquisite five-star cuisine being elegantly served alongside spectacular entertainment, it is THE only place to be in kicking of 2012 in style and class.

2011’s International Gaming Awards had an immense impact on attendees and will continue to do so.

"Thank you for a wonderful evening; I had a great time. On behalf of my father, thank you very much for bestowing on him the most coveted Outstanding Contribution Award. I am sure he's thrilled about such great honor. Also, on behalf of my company Melco Crown Entertainment, which has been awarded the Best Casino Operator for the third consecutive year and also won other major awards, I would like to thank the judges for these awards. Needless to say, we are very proud of them." Mr Lawrence Ho, Melco Crown Entertainment.

“I just wanted to say thank you for last night, it was a great evening. We were genuinely surprised - and honoured - to retain the Poker Operator of the Year award. It genuinely means a lot to us.” Simon Prodger, PKR.

"Betfair is delighted that the IGA chose to recognise our unique sports platform with this award. It is always nice to receive industry recognition and we will continue our innovative efforts in this space and hope to retain the award next year." Betfair.

As well as showcasing the crème de la crème of high-end, professional talent from all over the world, the International Gaming Awards 2012 also strives towards raising awareness for charitable causes. Horn of Africa Food Crisis Appeal, The GREaT Foundation, CARE International and Children with Leukaemia in the run-up to the fifth annual awards celebration.

Co-founder Lana Thompson: “The IGA’s always takes pride in raising awareness for worthy and charitable causes, some of which many gamers and industry insiders can relate to. We are confident that 2012’s glittering gala will be one to remember, as we capture every special moment whilst providing some unique networking opportunities across the online and land-based sectors; the fifth annual event is sure to start your year off with a spark as we showcase the very finest of all things gaming and glamorous.”

The IGA’s boasts an impressive line-up of supporter and sponsors, making the event possible and truly one to remember.

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