he awards were presented to the winners at the International Casino Exposition (ICE) in London. The winners of the Sixth Annual Global Gaming Business Gaming and Technology Awards are:
Best Consumer Service Technology: 1st IGT EZ Pay Smart Card, 2nd Bally Technologies iVIEW Media Server , 3rd Las Vegas Gaming Inc. PlayerVision.
Honorable Mention: Paltronics AV Logica (AVL) Suite of Products, Multimedia Games Bonus Revolution.
Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology: 1st IGT sb Floor Manager, 2nd Aristocrat Ace Interactive Gaming Solution V4.0, 3rd Bally Technologies GameMaker Scheduler
Honorable Mention: Sona Mobile Gaming System, Resort Advantage Title 31 eSubmission-Automated FinCEN e-Filing
Best Slot Product: 1st Aristocrat Viridian Gen7, 2nd IGT Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade Slots, 3rd WMS The Wizard of Oz.
Honorable Mention: Bally Technologies Fireball, Bally Technologies Quick Hit Platinum
Judges for the Gaming & Technology Awards were: Robert Russell, editor of the Michigan Gaming Law Newsletter, and principal with Regulatory Management Counselors; James Wortman, Director, Gaming Education and Research Institute, Conrad Hilton College at the University of Houston; Charles Lombardo, slot consultant and former senior vice president of slot operations for Seminole Gaming and Caesars Palace; and Claudia Winkler, president, GHI Solutions Inc. in Las Vegas. Nominees for the award were evaluated during the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) on November 13-15, 2007 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
"These judges are considered the leaders in their fields, and these awards reflect the accepted industry standards of excellence," said Roger Gros, publisher of Global Gaming Business magazine, which administers the awards program.