s the winners of the SBC Awards Latin America were announced, Betcris was recognized for its achievements over the past year with two wins in the “Employer of the Year” and “Leader of the Year”. Also, it achieved the silver award in the “Sponsorship of the Year” and “Bookmaker of the Year” categories.
The operator described its “Employer of the Year” award as a recognition “for all that the company has done to attract and retain the best professionals in the industry working in the company, promoting spaces for growth and human development, as well as safe and beautiful workplaces”.
The annual awards are designed to recognize the achievement of operators, affiliates and providers from across the gaming industry and highlight the contributions they make to the improvement and growth of the industry.
Betcris had previously been selected as a finalist in various categories. The company was one of the few to be nominated for an award in the “Sports Book of the Year”, “Sponsorship of the Year” (NFL, MLB, LigaPro Betcris, Ecuador Soccer Federation) and “Employer of the Year” categories.
The CEO of Betcris, JD Duarte, was awarded as “Leader of the Year” for his vision and work at the head of the company. According to a press release, after the award was announced, Duarte said: “I feel very fortunate to be a part of this dynamic and fun industry. I want to share this award with the hundreds of people who make the Betcris team what it is. A very talented group that gives 110% in everything we do, this is for you. Pura Vida!”
The SBC Awards Latinoamérica ceremony was held on October 28 at the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami, FL. The event kicked off at 8 PM ET, with over 600 gaming industry representatives and insiders in attendance.
The awards ceremony was the culmination of a successful SBC Summit Latinoamérica, which was held from October 27-28. A number of representatives from Betcris were on hand for the event, allowing the company greater access to more industry insiders and networking opportunities, as well as mutually beneficial interaction.