Maltese lottery software supplier Helio Gaming has scooped the Lottery Supplier of the Year title at a prestigious iGaming awards ceremony.

Helio Gaming impressed the judges at 5 Star Media’s Starlet Awards with its innovative range of products which are helping businesses enter the lottery sector.

It’s flagship game, Lotto Hero, delivers the chance of winning hourly jackpots of at least one million Euros and is designed to appeal to a younger generation of mobile-first customers.

The company’s Live Lotto is also hugely popular. Drawn every three minutes, this smaller ball draw delivers prizes of up to €50,000 and offers players the chance to interact with its hostesses.

Richard Mifsud, CEO at Helio Gaming, said: “We strive to create strong and purpose-built solutions that give partners the edge in a competitive market, so it’s very pleasing to see our cutting-edge development receive the recognition it deserves.

“We face tough competition in an industry where innovation is necessary to stand out, but always remain confident that our offering can hold its own.”

The award victory caps a busy year for Helio which has expanded its global presence in a number of emerging markets.

The supplier’s victory caps an impressive year that saw it pick up wins and nominations in the Global Gaming and EGR B2B Awards respectively.