FARGO, N.D. (May 7, 2013) Casino Enterprise Management is proud to announce the winners of its 2013 International Table Games Awards.
The annual awards contest, now in its second year, honors innovation in table games products. A select panel of judges was chosen to review the nomination materials and decide the winner in each category. Out of 30 nominations in six categories, six exceptional products emerged winners, with one top product selected from each category.
This year’s judges panel included Rosemarie Cook, vice president of table games, SugarHouse Casino; Phyllis Seguin, director of table games, Caesars Windsor; James Ward, Gaming Consultant and former vice president of gaming operations, Station Casinos; Jon Muskin, patent attorney, Muskin & Cusick LLC; Ian Davison, vice president of table games, Mohegan Sun; and Joseph Giaimo, regional vice president of table games, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
The categories were: best electronic innovation; best side bets; best traditional table game; best hybrid table game; best game protection product; and best table game management system.
The winning companies and their products are, by category:
Best Electronic Innovation:
GPI – Total Money Management
Best Side Bets:
Galaxy Gaming – “21+3 Classic” Table Game Side Bet
Best Traditional Table Game:
Galaxy Gaming – High Card Flush Table Game
Best Hybrid Table Game:
SHFL entertainment – i-Table Roulette
Best Game Protection Product:
eConnect – Blackjack Countdown
Best Table Game Management System:
Genesis – BRAVO™ Poker
“We were very pleased with the number of nominations for this year’s awards, especially since this is only the second year for this award series,” said Peter Mead, publisher of Casino Enterprise Management. “We had a great panel of judges who took their time critiquing innovative products by these pioneering companies, and we couldn’t be more proud of the winners.”
An article highlighting the winning products will be featured in the June 2013 issue of Casino Enterprise Management.
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