Poker News won the “Poker Operator of the Year” award at the 2013 Gaming Review Operator Awards, which took place on November 25th at the Roundhouse Theater in London.  It was the ninth edition of this prestigious event and and its brands were nominated on several categories, including: Mobile Poker Product, Marketing Campaign, Casino Operator of the Year, Poker Operator of the Year and Operator of the Year.

“Poker Operator of the Year” wasn’t the only category that won. They also took home the Casino Operator of the Year award (the company has now won that category three times) and the “Operator of the Year” award.

This is the first year that has won all the top 3 categories of the event and it was their third straight “Poker Operator of the Year” award.

The multiple aspects in which bases its growth and the fact that the company is only after entertainment and player safety were mentioned as the main arguments behind their selection in the 3 most important categories of the night.

Itai Pazner, Senior Vicepresident of, said in front of hundreds of gaming operators and gaming industry personalities that “this year has been an extremely exciting and successful year for 888 and all of its brands. To win all 3 of the top EGR Operator Awards is an amazing achievement and drives our continuous focus to be the leading global entertainment gaming brand.”

The quarter on quarter growth that has achieved over the past year has been remarkable. The implementation of aggressive marketing campaigns and software updates, as well the development of mobile products and the expansion to new regulated markets have been the keys to their success.

Founded in 1997, has been an industry leader since then. The gaming experience that they offer includes casino, poker, bingo and sports betting. The company provides their services in 22 different languages in 176 countries worldwide.

888 Poker players can enjoy generous bonuses, weekly tournaments and overall exciting poker games.

According to PokerScout, 888 Poker is the third largest poker room in terms of online traffic. They have a seven-day cash game player average of 2,300.

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