PartyGaming Wins Prestigious eGaming Award For 'Operator Of The Year' And 'Socially Responsible Operator' 2008.
We're proud to declare that PartyGaming has been named ‘Operator of the Year' for the second time in three years at the annual eGaming Awards for the online gaming industry. In addition to winning the top award, PartyGaming has also been awarded the coveted accolade of 'Socially Responsible Operator of the Year 2008' in recognition of the Company's efforts to provide a safe and secure online gaming environment for all of its loyal players.
With a wide range of measures, including age verification, availability of problem gambling assistance, responsible gaming safeguards and comprehensive know its customer procedures, the company has set standards for others to follow.
The independent judging panel awards ‘Operator of the Year' to the ‘operator which has set the standards for others to follow' and which has ‘clearly differentiated itself from the chasing pack and successfully developed the broadest and most geographically diverse product range'.
‘Socially Responsible Operator of the Year' is awarded to the operator that goes the extra mile in implementing procedures and safeguards for consumers. The judges looked at a wide range of measures, including age verification, availability of problem gambling assistance, responsible gaming safeguards and comprehensive know your customer procedures. The award also recognises PartyGaming's efforts to campaign for socially responsible gaming.
PartyGaming's awards are an endorsement from across the industry for its endeavours to provide great entertainment. Acting responsibility is one of the four main pillars of company's business strategy, because they want all of their players to play on their sites for the right reason - to enjoy great entertainment and play within their means.
Jake Pollard, editor of eGaming Review, commented: "PartyGaming is a worthy winner of both the Operator of the Year and Socially Responsible Operator of the Year awards. The company deserves credit for its continued leadership of the industry and especially its commitment to a socially responsible approach to gaming, which is also being recognised separately today with its shares becoming a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series for companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards."
Accepting the Operator of Year award for PartyGaming, John O'Malia, Managing Director of PartyGaming Plc., said: "We are delighted to win both of these awards. We love to win but the awards are not just about the winners: they celebrate the achievements of finalists, first stage entries and many others in the industry. Our awards are an endorsement from across the industry for our endeavours to provide great entertainment. Acting responsibility is one of the four main pillars of our business strategy, because we want all of our customers to play on our sites for the right reason - to enjoy great entertainment and play within their means."
"We are confident that this will further enhance the sense of security the players enjoy on our brands," adds PartyGaming's managers.
PartyGaming brands include Party Poker room (see exclusive sign-up bonuses here), Party Casino, Party Bingo hall, PartyBets, GameBookers and PartyGammon. Party Casino and other brands are licensed and regulated by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission and the Government of Gibraltar and are certified by GamCare as a responsible gaming operator. Fairness of the games are tested by iTech Labs, an independent tester.Players from most countries around the world are welcome, except U.S. players. A single PartyGaming account allows a customer to play on all PartyGaming's sites.
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