AskGamblers Awards: Everything You Need to Know

The AskGamblers Awards is one of the iGaming industry’s biggest events, allowing members of the public to vote for their favourites in three distinct categories: Best New Casino, Best Casino and Best Slot.

Some of the latest and most popular brands have been nominated, and there’s bound to be tough competition to claim the top spot. Below, we present everything you need to know about the AskGamblers Awards, from the sites nominated to the lowdown on last year’s show!

Best New Casino

In this category, voters can choose their top new online casino from a shortlist of 10. The nominees are:

West Casino
Mr. Play Casino
7 Gods Casino
Champagne Spins Casino
Fairplay Casino
Cadoola Casino
LadyHammer Casino
Casino Calzone
Genesis Casino
Campeonbet Casino

Best Casino

This category focuses on the casino consistently offering the best experience for members, no matter how long it’s been operating. The nominees are:

King Billy Casino
ShadowBet Casino
Videoslots Casino
Betsson Casino
Bob Casino
Lapalingo Casino
Fable Casino
BitStarz Casino
Cashmio Casino
SlotsMillion Casino

Best Slot

10 slot games from a diverse mix of software brands appear in this shortlist. The nominees are:

Vikings Go To Hell (Yggdrasil Gaming)
Exotic Cats Slot (Microgaming)
Eastern Emeralds Slot (Quickspin)
Great Rhino Slot (Pragmatic Play)
Sweet Alchemy Slot (Play ‘n GO)
Fruit Blox Slot (Red Tiger Gaming)
Wild Seas Slot (Elk Studios)
Asgardian Stones Slot (NetEnt)
Berryburst MAX Slot (NetEnt)
Legacy of Egypt Slot (Play ‘n GO)

How Were the Nominees Selected?

The AskGamblers Awards involves multiple stages:


The nomination phase ran until September 30th 2018. Members of the public were invited to nominate their favourite casino during this time; absolutely any site was eligible, but only the final 10 selected from all of the nominees could be voted upon.


The second phase of the Awards process began on October 1st and will end on January 17th. During this time, betting fans can vote for one nominee in each category.

The Big Show

The final phase of the AskGamblers Awards is the gala event itself. This will be held in Belgrade, Serbia on January 17th 2019.

This will be a lavish ceremony, with 35 invitations sent out to the managers of all casinos featured in the finals. Everyone reaching this last stage will no doubt be excited to be in such good company and looking to celebrate their success, creating an electric atmosphere.

Which Casinos Won at the Previous AskGamblers Awards?

Believe it or not, this is only the second AskGamblers Awards event. The AskGamblers Awards 2018 celebrated the public’s pick of the best sites of 2017, and the show took place on February 1st 2018.

King Billy Casino was crowned Best New Casino in 2017, receiving praise for its diverse range of software providers, efficient live chat and solid selection of payment methods.

BitStarz Casino was named Best Online Casino in 2017. Its 24/7 live chat customer support and ‘smooth’ gaming were highlighted, as was its Certificate of Trust.

Last but not least, ShadowBet Casino earned the Player’s Choice award. Fast withdrawal times and an extensive catalogue of slot games helped it to win favour with players.

Want to watch the awards show for yourself? You can check out the full AskGamblers Awards video right here!

We’ll keep you updated with all the news related to the AskGamblers Awards as it happens!