Referred to as the ‘Oscars’ of the eGaming industry, the ceremony pays homage to B2C operators in categories ranging from customer service to safer gambling.
The sports gamification company was nominated for three awards following its surge of success in the industry in 2021. This included its recent announcement that it had reached 300,000 global users, after a recent expansion into the North American market.
It brought home the Virtual and Fantasy Operator due to the success of Ultimate Fan, the next level fantasy football game which topped the app store charts earlier this year as the No.1 grossing football fantasy app, and is now live across the Atlantic Ocean with the likes of NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and NFL Cincinnati Bengals.
A successful night for Low6 was topped by a second award in the form of the Rising Star award, owing to its mass rise throughout the pandemic and bringing its concept to other parts of Europe and the United States.
Group CEO and Co-Founder Jamie Mitchell expressed his delight, saying: “It’s a real honour to have won both the Virtual and Fantasy Sports Operator and the Rising Star award at EGR Operator Awards An excellent validation of the progress made by a hugely talented team, who work tirelessly to disrupt the industry – there are too many superstars to name them all. “Low6 – multi award-winning, rising star of the gaming industry 2021″, sounds good to me!”
In the process, EGR judges noted that the operator was “one to watch”, given how it had shown the “greatest promise” in the past 12 months.
“The Low6 proposition takes fantasy sports to new audiences. It is fun, easy to use and the focus on non-traditional sports and communities of players gives Low6 all the ingredients to take virtual sports to a new level”, a spokesperson said.
“They have had major growth over the past year, have come up with innovative products to engage their audience as well as figure out how to appeal to the Gen Z and Millennials which is something all operators need to look at more seriously.”
In addition, they said: “Low6 are a true disruptor for delivering fan engagement for local clubs and sports communities.”
Low6 is a leader in sports gaming technology that powers franchises with their own branded gaming experiences to engage and monetize their digital fanbases. For the fans, by the fans – Low6 inspires innovative and creative solutions that redefines future sports mobile gamification. Low6 is proud partners of the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Cincinnati Bengals, PGA TOUR, European Tour and UFC. Low6 was the recipient of “Innovation of the Year” at the 2021 EGR iGaming Awards, and was also awarded the “Virtual Sports & Fantasy Operator” and “Rising Star” at the EGR Operator Awards 2021.
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