PokerStars 2014 Mobile poker operator of the year
PokerStars has been selected as the 2014 best “Mobile Poker Operator” by eGaming Review magazine. The prestigious awards were presented in London on Monday night.
“We’re very proud to be acknowledged by eGR and the expert judging panel for our success as the leading online poker operator online and on mobile,” said Eric Hollreiser, Head of Corporate Communications for the Rational Group. “Competition in our industry is always fierce and we’re proud to be recognized by our peers for delivering an outstanding product and service to millions of players.”
PokerStars’ industry leadership includes serving more than 69 million registered players and offering the widest variety of games, the best tournament series, the biggest prize pools and the most platforms to play them on.
“Our customers are among the most loyal, passionate and skillful poker players in the world and we are constantly evolving to anticipate their needs,” Hollreiser said. “We’re particularly proud to be able to offer the best mobile poker experience and give consumers safe and convenient access to all the features, games and global player pools that they expect from PokerStars.”
POKERSTARS GLOBAL GROWTH
PokerStars is often credited with globally expanding the game of poker through the integration of online and offline tournaments, sponsorship of the best players and expert marketing that emphasizes the skill-based excitement of poker competition.
PokerStars is known as the home to the most famous poker players, including Daniel Negreanu, Chris Moneymaker and Vanessa Selbst. PokerStars also enlists celebrities and athletes to help grow the game with mainstream audiences. This includes signing world-famous sports stars such as Rafa Nadal and Ronaldo, who appeal to a wide cross-section of consumers.
PokerStars continues to break boundaries in its production of live events and webcasts, as illustrated by the record-breaking figures from the recent EPT Barcelona. This included 1,496 players in the €5,300 Main Event, of which around a third qualified online. The EPT Live webcast averaged hundreds of thousands of daily unique viewers, with around 850,000 unique viewers watching the final table through mobile and desktop services across a variety of portals including YouTube, Facebook, and Eurosport as well as proprietary apps and PokerStars.tv.