12 November 2019

US sporting arenas are now as much a technical platform as they are a location to watch your favorite teams compete. From smartphone ticketing to Alexa-style personal assistants, owners and teams are investing heavily in making the gameday experience as technologically advanced as possible.

It’s against this backdrop that the state-by-state regulation of sports betting is rolling out. The convergence of these two factors mean there may soon be a third channel, after retail and mobile, in which operators are competing. Of course, mobile is still struggling for acceptance in some states—in New York efforts to pass legislation came to nothing in the most recent legislative session. However the bill’s author, and keynote speaker at this year’s Sports Betting USA conference Senator Joseph Addabbo, remains confident that it’s only a matter of time before mobile wagering arrives in the Empire State.


  • magazine_issue
    25 June 2020

    After more than two months under lockdown, the US is beginning to emerge from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) enforced shutdown.

  • magazine_issue
    4 May 2020

    As quickly as the US sports betting market sprang into life, it has now ground to a halt. This, of course, is down to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic rather than regulatory pushback, but this puts operators across a number of states under huge pressure.

  • magazine_issue
    2 March 2020

    The US sports betting market has largely been driven by incumbents and established brands, with many taking the view that the high regulatory costs present too large a hurdle for new challengers to jump. Bet.Works proves that isn’t the case.

  • magazine_issue
    22 July 2019

    This issue iGB North America news editor Robin Harrison explores the recent high-profile deals between sports media giants and sportsbook operators.

  • magazine_issue
    17 April 2019

    iGB North America is the official magazine of ICE North America, which took place from May 13 - 15, 2019 in Boston.