What is your favorite online poker site? If numbers mean anything — of course they do — it's obvious that PokerStars is right up there as the number one choice of thousands of online poker players for being favorited.
PokerStars was officially recognized earlier this month for their dedication and hard work behind the scenes that make PokerStars the player's top choice when it won the award for Online Poker Operator of the Year. The award was announced in London at the annual International Gaming Awards.
PokerStars has won the award for three years running. Sister site to PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, was nominated for Online Casino Operator of the Year and Online Poker Operator of the Year but PokerStars prevailed in the latter category. Adding to the glory of the prestigious awards going to the PokerStars team, their parent company, Rational Group, won the award for Socially Responsible Operator of the Year Online. The Rational Group's ethical and stringent responsible gaming polices are the primary reason behind the reward.
"We are extremely proud and honored that PokerStars won Online Poker Operator of the Year and that Rational Group won Socially Responsible Operator of the Year, both in tough, competitive fields," PokerStars' Director of Poker Communications Lee Jones said when he accepted the awards. "Personally speaking, I am perhaps most gratified by the responsible gaming award; it recognizes our long-standing and ongoing commitment to providing a safe and responsible environment for our players."
PokerStars left a historic stamp on 2014 with the running of tournament 1,000,000,000; the new and exciting Spin & Go tournaments; and newly implemented casino games. New gaming license were also issued to PokerStars in the UK and Bulgaria — PokerStars holds separate government licenses in Belgium, Estonia, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.
Adding to the coup for PokerStars was the award for Casino Operator Europe that went to the London based Hippodrome Casino and the Casino/Integrated Resort of the Year award that went to City of Dreams Manila — those two properties play host to PokerStars LIVE poker rooms.
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