With the annual SBC Awards mere hours away, CasinoBeats brings the final entry in its series of feature articles as we look at those vying for ‘Casino Operator of the year’.


As one of the largest B2C casino operators in the industry, Betsson Group have had a phenomenal year: we have innovated, delivered some great customer-facing products and functionality and overcome a huge amount of regulatory challenges – all while keeping our eyes focused on the customer and ensuring their experience went uncompromised. Offering  a great casino customer experience is at the very core of our company, one with a strong history of doing just that.


CampeonBet was created by passionate gambling industry professionals, with a vision to become a leader in the sector internationally. CampeonBet is determined to continue challenging expectations by introducing ingenious user-based experiences, whilst partnering with top-listed software and payment providers, to deliver a one-of-a-kind casino.

GVC Holdings

GVC Holdings is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups. Via our unique proprietary technology platform, we offer sports betting, casino, poker and bingo and operate some of the industry’s most popular online brands including bwin, Sportingbet, partypoker, partycasino and Foxy Bingo.


A remarkable year of growth and product diversification saw Karamba casino hit the top echelon of igaming operators. An increased level of marketing campaigns, featuring our quirky mascot, strengthened our brand differentiation and retention ratings. Beating our KPI’s, we gained ground against rival brands. 


Founded in 2011 and driven by a motivation to revolutionise the gaming industry, LeoVegas Mobile Gaming Group is the brainchild of Gustaf Hagman and Robin Ramm-Ericson. A listed company since 2016, the company has evolved from startup to tech unicorn; establishing and extending its position as a leading casino operator within the industry, year-on-year.


PlayOJO launched in 2017 with a mission to create a new and disruptive online casino with a braver, fairer proposition for players with social responsibility and players protection as its core promises.

Our marketing strategy typifies our challenger brand mentality and we back our innovative approach by investing heavily to achieve our business ambition of becoming the leading European casino brand, 30 months on we are on track to meet that objective.

The Stars Group

PokerStars Casino has become one of the most popular online casinos in the world by its player base. Our players enjoy some of the biggest, newest and most popular games, with exciting challenges and innovative promotions all on the award-winning PokerStars platform, and over the past few months we haven’t slowed down. We continued an accelerated roll-out of casino game launches across multiple jurisdictions, developed both in-house and with our industry leading partners. 


Our aim is to deliver the best possible user experience to players on our proprietary platform, complemented by diverse gamification and social tools. It’s for that reason we offer the personal touch, allowing players to tailor their content to suit their preferences.