Rush Street Interactive Is Shortlisted As ‘Casino Operator of the Year’ Among Other ‘best of’ Categories at the SBC Awards North America 2021

Most people might not be familiar with Rush Street Interactive, Inc. but mention to them PlaySugarHouse and BetRivers and that rings a bell. At a time when the gambling industry has joined the rest of the world in appreciating the power of the internet, these two brands are household names when it comes to sportsbook operations and online casinos. 

The management of RSI has in the last few days revealed that their brands had been recognized by industry stakeholders. RSI has been listed among nominees who have been proposed as shortlisted candidates for various outstanding characteristics. The SBC Awards North America 2021 will cover various categories and they plan to honor extraordinary performance. 

RSI has been featured among other companies that will be contesting for Leader of the year, Social Operator of the year, and Casino Operator of the year. While it is true that the industry is flooded with other players that are equally eager to offer their customers the best, it definitely appears that RSI has been doing it better. 

According to a statement which has been released by the management of RSI, the company is proud to be among the best in the entire industry. These nominations by SBC are an indication that the company is doing something that is capturing the attention of the entire North American region. New Jersey is definitely a fast-paced gambling environment that has continually leveraged on technology to deliver a variety to its residents. 

Every gambling operator who had a betting company before the Covid-19 pandemic suffered some loss at some point. Standing out at such a time is easy because the performance trend seems to be predictable most of the time. Unlike the competition, RSI maintained a record of high revenue to yet again demonstrate that they are worthy competition. 

Reacting to the news that his company had been shortlisted for several SBC awards, the CEO of RSI, Richard Schwartz, expressed joy that his company had achieved this milestone. SBC recognition is no easy feat because the event organizers thoroughly assess the innovation as well as expertise bit to ascertain that they are among the best in the industry. One year is not enough to properly establish the culture and strategy required that defines an organization but if the same period of time is considered for all entries, the analysis will be fair. 

RSI is one of the few betting services providers that has invested in an in-house team that develops casino software. It is also the only social betting operator so far to offer a combination of live dealer table games, an interactive sportsbook and slots. Players who play on casino brands associated with RSI get to enjoy hundreds of game titles from more than 20 gaming studios; the titles include leading games that have been played on casino floors over time. 

Schwartz is happy that his company has been listed among the industry leaders for its innovations. Although he continues to steer operations from the top, he refuses to take credit for an achievement he can directly trace back to the talent represented in the interactive team that develops content for RSI. It is because of their unwavering dedication, passion and a hunger for excellence that the quality of RSI products remains at the top. 

The award giving ceremony will host an audience of only 500 people; mostly top officials from the best performing brands in the industry. December 2 is the D-day and for the likes of Schwartz who are already on the list, that is the only invitation they need to attend. The winners will most definitely start their celebrations in New York, at the Edison Ballroom where the ceremony has been planned to take place. 

SBC has organized the North America award ceremony to be the closing event of the SBC Summit North America. This is by all standards the largest trade show and conference for the iGaming and sports betting industry in Canada and the United States. While the expo will be held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey from November 30 to December 2, the award ceremony will take place at a more prestigious venue. 


About RSI

RSI has a presence in Latin America as well as the United States due to its online gaming business interests. As a rapidly expanding brand, this sports entertainment company has established roots in the regulated markets as soon as they are opened up to investors. Being an early bird entrant through and, the betting brand is mentioned among the top performers in the sector. 

In the 10 states of the US where RSI has already grown deep roots, (namely Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Virginia, Indiana, Iowa, West Virginia and Colorado), the gambling operator makes the highest revenue from retail betting, online betting platforms and real-money mobile. The brand also runs an international gambling operation through which it offers its Colombia audience sportsbook and online casino services. 

The gaming platform has maintained a record of practicality through providing popular casino slots and sports gambling options to its US market. The operator was founded 10 years ago in 2012 by gambling industry gurus in the Chicago area. In view of its great performance, the betting brand has in 2020 and 2021 been recognized for digital operator of the year and casino operator of the year respectively. 

RSI continues to be committed to responsible gaming practices as advocated by industry experts and at all times endeavors to provide players with the tools they need to bet responsibly. A lot of information in this regard has been uploaded on so it is a good idea for players to constantly familiarize themselves with these guidelines.

Author: Wanda Peters