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WINNERS OF THE IGB AFFILIATE AWARDS 2017

The iGB Affiliate Awards 2017 were held in London on the 11th February at the Brewery to celebrate the stars in the online gambling affiliate industry!

25 winners rose on the night to accept the much-deserved distinctions. This years theme for the iGB Affiliate Awards was momentum. Each shortlisted candidate was judged not on who is the biggest, but on what they did to maintain and grow their position over the last 12 months and how that separated them from the rest of the crowd. The winners can proudly stand shoulder to shoulder as the best in their sector. The full list and reasons for each winner can be found below:

The 2017 winners for the iGB Affiliate Awards are:
– BEST POKER WEBSITE: Pokerisivut
– BEST CASINO WEBSITE: AskGamblers.com
– BEST SPORTS BETTING WEBSITE: At The Races
– BEST BINGO WEBSITE: Which Bingo
– BEST LOTTERY WEBSITE: LotteryUSA.com
– BEST FINANCIAL WEBSITE: FX Empire
– BEST POKER AFFILIATE MANAGER: Stephanie Robinson – WPN Affiliates and Alex Smith – bet365
– BEST CASINO AFFILIATE MANAGER: Martyn Beacon – AffiliateEdge
– BEST SPORT BETTING AFFILIATE MANAGER: Daniela Davenport – bet365
– BEST BINGO AFFILIATE MANAGER: Lauren Wiggan – bet365
– BEST LOTTERY AFFILIATE MANAGER: Helen Taylor – Cherry Affiliates
– BEST FINANCIAL AFFILIATE MANAGER: Gonzalo Rojas – Empire Money
– BEST POKER AFFILIATE PROGRAM: WPN Affiliates
– BEST CASINO AFFILIATE PROGRAM: Cherry Affiliates
– BEST SPORTS BETTING AFFILIATE PROGRAM: bet365
– BEST BINGO AFFILIATE PROGRAM: Broadway Gaming
– BEST LOTTERY AFFILIATE PROGRAM: LottaRewards
– BEST FINANCIAL AFFILIATE PROGRAM: EmpireMoney
– BEST AFFILIATE PROGRAM NEWCOMER: Codetaff
– BEST AFFILIATE NEWCOMER: WantMyBet
– BEST INNOVATION: Smartbets by bettingexpert
– BEST NON-ENGLISH AFFILIATE PROGRAM: Kindred Affiliates
– BEST NON-ENGLISH WEBSITE: Apuestasdeportivas.com
– BEST AFFILIATE MARKETING CAMPAIGN: Coral Affiliates
– BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA BY AN AFFILIATE: Football Tips

 

The iGB Affiliate Awards are a yearly tribute to honor the ongoing success within the online gambling affiliate industry. Now in its 10th year, they are the only awards ceremony that celebrates the growth, innovation and achievements within this sector of the gaming industry.

The Gambling Affiliate Voice congratulates all the winners!

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Blexr has been crowned Best Casino Affiliate at this year’s IGB Affiliate Awards

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Blexr has been crowned Best Casino Affiliate at this year’s IGB Affiliate Awards

The IGB judges said the company’s innovative work with SEO “helped Blexr stand out as a winner, and we liked the deposit guarantee that they offer to their customers”.

The judges added: “Their selective way of working means Blexr only collaborates with top quality partners, which judges felt had helped contribute to their impressive growth over the last 12 months.”

IGB also mentioned how “Blexr’s charitable work within the community helped them stand out as an affiliate to be highly commended”.

Blexr is a lead generation company which operates in the iGaming, sportsbook and forex affiliate markets. It also owns the Home Grounds website, which serves a community of home baristas.

Ian Hills, Blexr’s general manager in Malta, said: “We’re delighted and thrilled to be recognised by IGB this way.

“We pride ourselves on recruiting smart people with innovative ideas and winning a prestigious award like this one is a lovely way for the whole team to be rewarded for their hard work and dedication.”

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GiG Media reaches top 3 in EGR Power Affiliates Ranking

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Gaming Innovation Group’s media affiliate business, GiG Media has been given industry recognition as one of the top three power affiliates within the gaming industry in this year’s Power Affiliate Ranking 2021.

The annual Power Affiliates list commends 25 of the most successful affiliate businesses in the global gambling industry and is referred to by EGR as “a comprehensive rundown of the biggest online gambling affiliates operating in the sector today.”

GiG Media grew from strength to strength in 2020, In December 2020 GiG Media realised an all-time high in monthly revenue and generated the 2nd highest monthly player intake over the past two years. The positive developments continued in the new year. In  Q1 2021 GiG’s media business reached an all-time quarterly high in player intake and in revenue.  In Q1 2021 player intake grew 56% YoY and 31% QoQ hitting an all-time high in players generated quarterly for GiG Media.

Jonas Warrer, CMO at GiG said: “ I am extremely proud that we have officially been named one of the top three Power Affiliates in this year’s EGR Power Affiliates Ranking, up nine places from last year! This is a strong testament to all the hard work and dedication the organisation has put into improving our websites, our campaigns, our IT, our content, our design, – just to name a few areas. I am happy to see that our focus on organic growth resulted in continuous improvements throughout 2020, with the aim of new all-time-highs to come throughout the rest of 2021.”

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Bojoko crowned Affiliate of the Year at EGR Nordic Awards

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Bojoko crowned Affiliate of the Year at EGR Nordic Awards

 

Popular online casino listing site fends off stiff competition to take home the trophy at prestigious awards ceremony

 The Bojoko team is celebrating once again after being named Affiliate of the Year at the prestigious EGR Nordic Awards 2021.

This is the second EGR award that Bojoko has taken home after being crowned Casino Affiliate of the Year at the hotly contested EGR Operator Awards 2020.

Bojoko fought off stiff competition from some of the biggest names in the affiliate industry including AskGamblers, Better Collective, Blexr, Catena Media and the Gambling.com Group.

EGR judges said it had been “another excellent year” for Bojoko and that its SEO performance and overall conversion “really shines”.

The EGR judges added: “A more unique idea than most affiliates with great growth and sustainability. A very clever and new type of affiliate that is showing great success. Well done!”

Bojoko allows online casino operators and game developers in the Nordics to create their own dedicated listing page and tell their story through their own words, images and videos.

Bojoko members, of which there are now 30,000+, then rate and review each casino and game and share their honest opinion about the experience they receive.

During the judging period Bojoko built out its team dedicated to the Nordics which led to a 10x increase in unique site visitors and a 25x increase in registered Finnish players.

Joonas Karhu, Chief Business Officer at Bojoko.com, said: “We will need to find more space for our trophies after scooping our second EGR award in as many months but seriously, the entire team is thrilled how have been recognised for our work in the Nordics.

“The Nordics remain a key focus for us and we see plenty of opportunity to drive growth from the region by providing players with our award-winning online casino listing product and service.

“Our mission from day one has been to help players quickly and easily select online casinos through transparency and community feedback and it is a concept that has proved to be hugely popular.

“I would like to thank the EGR judges for recognising our efforts and successes in the Nordics by crowning Bojoko Affiliate of the Year 2021.”

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