Pontus Lindwall, CEO & President at Betsson AB, received one of the highest honours in the gaming industry, at the prestigious International Gaming Awards Ceremony held at The Savoy Hotel in London, yesterday evening.
Pontus received the Outstanding Contribution award following in the footsteps of Bill Cammegh and Dr. Lui Che-woo, who received the award in 2015 and 2014, respectively.
Since 2008, the Outstanding Contribution award has been presented to individuals “of continued and unending devotion in striving for the best, thereby helping others and the industry as a whole.”
“It is an honour and a privilege to receive such a prestigious award from esteemed international industry peers.“ said Pontus following the acceptance of the award.
Pontus saw the internet’s potential for the gaming industry even before early adoption, founding Net Entertainment in 1996. Today, due to his focus, leadership and visionary mindset, The Betsson Group stands 23 brands strong with over 1,800 employees worldwide and at 18.5 billion SEK market cap.