CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards 2023 shortlists Imperial: Operation Rio as Slot Collaboration of the Year

April 04, 2023


Caleta Gaming, Imperial eSports,, and Gamdom are thrilled to announce that their collaboration, Imperial: Operation Rio, has been shortlisted for the Slot Collaboration of the Year category at the CasinoBeats Game Developer Awards 2023. The award ceremony will take place on May 25, 2023, at the InterContinental Malta in St. Julian’s.

The game was released to coincide with the team’s qualification for the world tournament held in Rio de Janeiro in 2022, and it quickly gained popularity among fans and players alike. 

In a strong collaboration between the four companies, the result was a unique gaming experience that captured the attention of fans and players alike.

Junior Gonçalves, Product Leader at Caleta Gaming, said: “This collaboration between four great brands of the industry is an achievement for all parties involved. To introduce new players to iGaming through and Gamdom while creating an engaging experience to fans of Imperial eSports is an accomplishment and it shows how the strength of exclusive content and aligned business strategies can impact the market and create new opportunities.

Felippe “felippe1” Martins, CEO at Imperial eSports, said: “We are very happy with the final product that we achieved with Imperial: Operation Rio. I think the collaboration between all the parties resulted in a special game, that talks with the fan of Counter-Strike and with general audiences too.”

“All parties involved put a lot of effort into this game. The final result is simply amazing. The Counter-Strike spirit and Imperial way of life are there with the characters, teams, and mechanics. players truly enjoy the game.”, said Joseph McCallum, Director of Gaming at 

Imperial: Operation Rio is available exclusively at and