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Isle Of Man Success At E-Gaming Industry Awards

by Jason Gorringe, Lowtax.net, London
06 June, 2016

Isle of Man e-gaming companies were recognized at the recent Operator Marketing and Innovation Awards hosted by eGaming Review Magazine at the Tower of London.

The island's winners included Playtech, Microgaming, Continent 8 Technologies, PokerStars, and BetStars. They were recognized for excellence in a range of areas including payments, software, and IT.

Alfred Cannan, the Department Member with responsibility for e-gaming, commented: "This is a big commendation for the hard work and success of our local e-gaming sector and the companies excelling in this area. The Awards are an opportunity to recognize the achievements of some of the biggest names in e-gaming and it's fantastic to see the Isle of Man so well represented."

Cannan added: "The e-gaming sector continues to grow on the Isle of Man, with four new licences approved this year and more in the pipeline. Our dedication to encouraging a supportive and business friendly environment is paramount in the continued growth and success of the industry and the future development of new and innovative ideas on the Isle of Man."

Mark Robson, Head of e-gaming at the Department of Economic Development, said: "The Isle of Man has shown once again that it has the talent and experience to produce world-class e-gaming companies and support solutions. The island offers a number of benefits for e-gaming firms and as a result we are seeing an increase in new companies moving to the Island as well as current companies looking to expand here."

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