Gamma Wins 6 XBIZ, 2 Cybersocket Awards

MONTREAL — Gamma Entertainment and their partners won a total of eight awards at the 2011 XBIZ and Cybersocket Awards, including three for the network’s core affiliate programs.

“These eight wins mean a tremendous amount to our company and partners — what a great way to kick off 2011,” Gamma President Karl Bernard said.

Gamma’s XBIZ awards include Porn Star Affiliate Program of the Year for, Gay Affiliate Program of the Year for, and Single-Platform Affiliate Program of the Year for

Gamma partners, and also won in their respective categories, including Foreign Male Performer of the Year — Rocco Siffredi, Gonzo Release of the Year — Non-Feature for “Tori, Tarra and Bobbi Love Rocco” — Rocco Siffredi/Evil Angel, Studio Site of the Year and Man of the Year for Evil Angel and founder, John Stagliano.

The company said the XBIZ Awards were especially memorable for Gamma’s FameDollars program, which took home its first affiliate program award since launching in 2005.

“Over the years, we've been blessed with many nominations,” said Magalie Rheault, director of product and development for FameDollars.

“But receiving an award now, especially after the growth of our program in 2010, is a huge achievement for us. We are very thankful for the recognition.”

Next Door Entertainment also took home two CyberSocket Awards, including Best Video Company for Next Door Studios and Company of the Year for Next Door Buddy Profits.

"Being selected as Company of the Year is really a testament to the great partners we have, including COLT Studio Group, Falcon Studios, Hot House Entertainment, Male Digital, Vintage Gay Loops and Nude Male Dancers," said Stephan Sirard, president of Next Door Entertainment.

"It is because of their hard work and effort that we were selected for this great award."