Casino Journal’s Best New Table Games Competition

(Updated April 2020)

Best New Table Games Competition

 

Casino Journal’s Best New Table Games Competition is held in conjunction with the Live Cutting Edge Table Games Conference. It was designed to recognize those new table games and their inventors, companies and promoters, whose new games, as judged by casino table game operators and marketing executives, have the best combination of player appeal, ease of understanding, and potential commercial success.


2019 Best New Table Game Winners 

GOLD: Blackjack Burnout 
             Presented by: Casino Gaming Development

SILVER: Baccarat Blitz
            Presented by: Double Luck Gaming

BRONZE: Advantage Play 3 Card Fury 
            Presented by: Money$uit Industries, LLC


View Eligibility

Casino Journal’s Best New Table Games of 2020 Competition is open to individuals or companies that have developed (or own the rights to) casino table games which have been created on or after November 30, 2017 and currently have less than 50 total units in casinos worldwide. They must be fairly considered to be a table game for a table game environment, and not an electronic version of a table game. Poker games and poker game variations are acceptable. Past Gold award winners are not eligible for future year’s competitions with the same game. All Table Games entered in the competition must display and have available the certified math reports.

View Rules and Judging Criteria

Casino Journal’s Best New Table Games of 2020 Competition is open to exhibitors of The Cutting Edge Table Games Conference to be held at Bally's Las Vegas on November 10 –12, 2020. Each exhibitor is allowed to enter one (1) new table game per 10’x 10’ booth space with a maximum of two (2) new table games in the competition and is entirely responsible for the presentation of its game(s) to the attendees/judges of the conference, including table set up, furniture/ seating, game staffing, sample playing opportunity, collateral, mathematical information on the game,etc.
Please note, the competition is limited to the first 25 complete entries received.

The Judging Process: Judging for Casino Journal’s Best New Table Games of 2020 Competition will be conducted by attendees of The Cutting Edge Table Games Conference who have no affiliation with any of the individuals or companies whose new table games are entered in the competition. Judging will begin during the opening night reception of the conference, from 5–8 PM on Tuesday, November 10th, then throughout the conference – votes must be cast at the designated voting station no later than Thursday, November 12th at 11 am Pacific Time.

Judges/attendees will each receive one Official Proof of Participation form. The Proof of Participation form will have listed on it all of the individual new table games entered in the competition and have each new game’s designated representative sign off that this sampling has occurred. Each judge/attendee will then be eligible to vote in the competition, by submitting the completed Proof of Participation form each judge/attendee will cast their vote for their 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice for Best New Table Game of 2020. Judges/attendees will be asked to cast their votes based on the game’s playing appeal, ease of understanding, and potential commercial success.

In tabulating the ballots, points will be awarded in the following manner:

• 3 points for a 1st place vote • 2 points for a 2nd place vote • 1 point for a 3rd place vote

 

The new table game earning the most points in the tabulation of the Official Ballots submitted by the judges/attendees will win the Gold Award of Casino Journal's Best New Table Games of 2020 Competition. The new table game earning the second most points in the balloting will win the Silver Award and the new game with the third most points will win the Bronze Award. Ties will be broken by Most First Place Votes followed by Most Second Place Votes (if necessary). Winners of Casino Journal’s Best New Table Games of 2020 Competition will be announced at 1:30 pm on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

Special note: The Gold winner, providing that the game meets necessary regulatory and/or compact approvals, will receive floor space at casino properties that agree to a field trial. Properties must agree to a field trial by October 1, 2020.

Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will receive exposure in a print ad in the February 2021 issue of Casino Journal.

To reserve your spot on the show floor please contact Sean Bogle, National Sales Manager, BNP Media Gaming Group,at (248) 786-1719 or bogles@bnpmedia.com.

Enter Now

To enter into the Best New Table Games competition you must download and return the completed PDF to Andrea Hanson at hansona@bnpmedia.com.

Casino Journal’s Best New Table Games of 2020 Competition is open to exhibitors of The Cutting Edge Table Games Conference to be held at Bally's Las Vegas on November 10 – 12, 2020.

Please note, the competition is limited to the first 25 complete entries received.

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2020 Host Properties

 

 

"The Best New Game Competition allows new game developers the opportunity to showcase their product to a target audience that will be able to give them honest and valuable feedback about their game. It also allows the operators to see new the newest games in an intimate setting where games can be played and evaluated against each other. "
Lance G. Allen, Vice President of Table Game Operations, Firekeepers Casino Hotel
 

Exhibitors

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Media Sponsors

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