Rush Street Interactive, Inc, operator of the RushBet brand in Colombia and the BetRivers and PlaySugarhouse brands in the U.S., announced Thursday that it has been shortlisted for three awards at the SBC Latinoamérica Awards 2021. The Chicago-based gaming and betting company was nominated as “Sportsbook of the Year”, “Casino Operator of the Year” and “Sponsorship of the Year” for its Everton Football campaign.
A panel of judges will select the winners, to be announced on October 28, 2021. The awards ceremony, part of the SBC Summit Latinoamérica, will be held in Miami, Florida. RSI COO, Mattias Stetz, will be a speaker at the Summit.
In an official press release, CEO of RSI, Richard Schwartz, spoke about this recognition and said: “Colombia is where we first launched our award winning sportsbook on RushBet.co becoming the first regulated U.S online gaming operator to launch sports betting in Latin America. This regulated gaming market is so important to our company and key to our long-term international success. To be selected for our work in this region is a tribute to our talented Colombia team's continued commitment to innovation to ensure players enjoy an exciting and high quality entertainment experience."
Omar Calvo, GM or RSI Colombia, added: "We are so honored to have been shortlisted by our peers, especially across a broad spectrum of categories. Our online casino and sportsbook has really been welcomed by bettors here and these nominations are because of the collaborative spirit of our entire team here in Colombia and across the globe. As the world watches Latin America continue to grow as a gaming and sports betting industry leader, RSI is thrilled to be recognized as a pioneer and top performer in this market."