LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – Dec. 8, 2010) – Next-generation poker room PKR.com celebrates another big win after picking up the highly sought after Poker Operator of the Year at the 2010 E-Gaming Review Awards ceremony that took place in London recently.
Fighting off a strong field which included household names such as PartyGaming, 888 and William Hill Online, judges praised PKR for demonstrating how originality and constant innovation could build a successful business in the face of liquidity challenges. The award also means that PKR is the holder of both major industry Poker Operator of the Year awards, having won the IGA version in January this year.
Malcolm Graham, CEO of PKR said; “The EGR Awards are very important for the online gaming industry and it is a fantastic achievement for PKR to have won this prestigious award. 2010 has been an astounding year for us and we look forward to adding this title to this year’s portfolio, which also includes the top spot in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100.”
The E-Gaming Review Awards ceremony took place at the Honorable Artillery Company in the heart of London on 24th November 2010. The event was hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall, and was attended by over 800 people from the gaming industry.
Founded in 2004 by serial entrepreneur Jez San, PKR is headquartered in Camden, London and now employs over 100 staff. It has over 4 million registered users and has won numerous awards including ‘Hotshot Operator of the Year’ at the 2008 E-Gaming Review Awards, ‘Poker Operator of the Year’ at the 2010 International Gaming Award and the UK’s fastest growing technology company in the 2010 Sunday Times Tech Track 100.
About PKR (www.pkr.com)
PKR is a revolutionary new concept in online poker that has changed the way the game is played.
Featuring stunning real-time 3D graphics and a uniquely engaging and immersive gaming system, PKR brings an unparalleled and previously unseen level of realism to online poker.
Developed by some of the brightest stars in the video games and poker industries, PKR continues to be the most innovative poker room in the world.
For more information on PKR, please visit http://www.pkr.com.