Andrew Porter, founder and CEO of , has received industry recognition by being named in the prestigious Gaming Intelligence Hot 50 2020. The awards recognise the most talented, innovative and influential executives in the gaming industry today.

Andrew was recognised in the ‘Product and Tech’ category due to constantly inventing new player experiences. Examples of his inventions can be seen in 4ThePlayer’s latest game releases:

2 Gods Zeus vs Thor introduced world-first feature DUAL SPIN, giving the player two spin buttons and the chance to double their win on every spin, if the winning colour matches the spin colour it is doubled!

6 Wild Sharks introduced WILD CHOICE™ a feature that allows players to configure locked wilds, with 14,983 possible configurations in a ways game first.

123 BOOM! introduced industry-first SLOT SLIDERwhere reels slide directly into the pay lines creating chained wins and giving up to a record 107 chained wins from any spin.

Andrew has also pioneered game math transparency diagrams and statistics, educating the player and helping them responsibly choose their games.

Andrew Porter said:

“I am delighted to have been named in the Gaming Intelligence Hot 50. Product innovation and championing the player are areas I strongly believe in and exactly why I founded This is a great end to 2020 and I cannot wait to show you the innovations coming in 2021!”

Gaming Intelligence commented:

“It’s not often that you hear someone described as a product genius, but when it comes to Andrew Porter, there is no better way to describe him.”

The full write-up can be read here: