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Entain is celebrated at Women in Gaming Diversity Awards

Entain is celebrated at Women in Gaming Diversity Awards

 June 12, 2024

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Winning awards while driving innovation and excellence is what Entainers do.

Entain claimed three wins at the prestigious Women in Gaming Diversity Awards - the Innovation of the Year award went to Entain, and two further awards went to women employees.

"Here’s to breaking barriers and shaping the future of gaming," said Entain in response to the recognition.

Industry Achiever awarded to Entain Managing Director of Gaming, Ciara Nic Liam

Entain Industry Achiever

Entain Managing Director, Gaming, Ciara Nic Liam, reflected on the incredible journey and a night to remember as she received Industry Achiever award.

"I am beyond thrilled to have been named Industry Achiever. Additionally, one of our talented ladies Katrina Wigby won Apprentice of the Year, and Ivy, our talented tech hub in India, took home Innovation of the Year for the amazing work they did on our Smart Payment Routing solution," said Ciara.

"The excitement and camaraderie at our table were palpable. It was wonderful to see everyone dressed up and united for a common goal, cheering each other on throughout the evening. The support and encouragement from my colleagues made the night even more special. I want to extend my heartfelt congratulations to all the Entain finalists and everyone nominated from across the industry. Your hard work and dedication are truly inspiring. A special thank you to the organisers, Colin Thompson, Lana Thompson and their team, for putting together such a fantastic event, as always. Your efforts in celebrating diversity and excellence in the gaming industry do not go unnoticed."

"Thank you to everyone who has supported us along the way. Here’s to many more achievements and celebrations in the future," concluded Ciara.

Apprentice of the Year awarded to Entain's Katrina Wigby

Entain Market Place Manager, Katrina Wigby, received the prestigious Apprentice of the Year award for her successful efforts and achievements to date.

Enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion

Entain Award winners

Launched in 2010, the Women in Gaming Diversity Awards are strongly established as global gaming industry’s most prestigious and widely respected diversity event.

The Diversity in Gaming industry Awards reward and celebrate outstanding devotion to enhancing equality, diversity and inclusion and includes various award categories such as: Diverse and Inclusive team; Positive Role Models including LGBT.

"Diversity is not just a priority, but should be part of the culture in our industry. We are very proud promoting gender gap in technology and female leader roles for years and believe we are ready to recognise some of the outstanding diversity efforts we witnessed by a number of organisations in our industry,” commented Director of Clever Duck Media, Lana Thompson, who is the founder of the awards.

Entain is a prime employer for women

Entain is committed to celebrating the success of its colleagues, their individual differences, and ensuring that everyone is supported, and empowered, to thrive.

The company takes the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive future - for its people, the wider sports betting industry, and society beyond.

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