Gaming Idol is an awards event that recognizes talent in the iGaming industry and is being presented for the first time on the evening of the 8th of November, 2016, during the three-day Malta iGaming Seminar (MiGS) at the Grand Masters Suite, Hilton Malta in St. Julian’s.
The firm is a member firm of BDO International and is one of the leaders in exceptional client service with a network that extends globally with over 1,400 offices in more than 154 countries.
Established in Malta in 1978, the local firm continues to grow successfully offering services to both foreign and Maltese clients. Over the years BDO has built a team of professionals with in-depth knowledge of the local market and global industry. BDO Malta has, for several years, acted as auditor, tax adviser and consultant to numerous Maltese and international gaming and betting companies, both private and publicly quoted.
Speaking about the sponsorship, Michael Pederssen, CEO of iGaming Idol, stated: “Knowing the complexity and the importance of transparency throughout the auditing of the judging process, we knew that BDO Malta was the perfect match for iGaming Idol. They have an established track record for several years building customer relations and dealing with top customers and this is what we were on the look-out for.”
BDO Malta will be provided the task of monitoring and overseeing the credibility of the judging process and ensuring that all nominees are judged fairly.
Mark Attard, Managing Director of BDO Malta, said: “I am often faced with the question: Why you? Why BDO? The answer is fairly simple, because our customer services is top. Today we provide a full range of services to gaming companies in the non-core areas of their business. We are experts in areas they are not and for this reason they trust us to fill in those gaps thus assuring that all aspects of their business, both core and-non-core, are handled by experts in their respective field. iGaming Idol is a novel idea that blends the fun that surrounds the gaming scene with the recognition of individuals for their contribution towards the development of this fast-growing, dynamic industry. We are proud to be chosen as audit partners for this great initiative and our main contribution will be to ensure that integrity and fairness are maintained throughout the judging process.”