May 1, 2023 3 min read


EGR Announces 2023 EGR North America Award Winners

The best B2B and B2C companies in North America secured prestigious EGR awards across various categories

EGR has just announced the winners of its 2023 EGR North America Awards, an annual initiative that celebrates excellence in the NA iGaming sector. This year’s format saw EGR award Gold, Silver and Bronze awards to the top three companies across its headline categories.

Headline Categories

The sports betting specialist Sportradar was awarded Gold recognition in the Acquisition and retention partner category. It is not hard to see why, considering all of the company’s recent activity and robust expansion strategy. Next up in this category is Optimove, followed by Betting Hero in third place.

Meanwhile, NeoGames secured the Gold award in the Best new game category. The developer has been developing a variety of new titles, always keeping its customers engaged with new content. It won the award thanks to its Desert Fantasy release. NeoGames was followed by Evolution, which secured the Silver award thanks to its Live Caps slot and Greentube which grabbed the Bronze thanks to its Thunder Cash: Voodoo Magic title.

Meanwhile, the Best product innovation Gold award went to PointsBet. OneComply was able to grab the Silver, with Kambi getting the Bronze.

White Hat Studios was crowned as the US Rising star, followed by Odds on Compliance, which took the Silver award. Finally, Betr took the Bronze recognition in this category.

Affiliate Category

This category saw EGR elect but a single winner, which is Better Collective, a leading developer of educational platforms within iGaming. The group, which has been in business for almost two decades, continues with its mission to make sports entertainment more fun and engaging for the end customers.

General Categories

In addition to some of the Headline categories, EGR’s General Categories include the Diversity & inclusion model award and the Employer of the year award. For reference, the former of these went to the geolocation specialist GeoComply, while the latter was grabbed by Betting Hero.

Operator Categories

In addition to the B2B-oriented awards, EGR also celebrated the achievements of some of the best operators in North America. The gambling giant BetMGM took the Casino operator award at the awards. Rush Street Interactive, on the other hand, secured Customer services operator recognition. The Fantasy & DFS operator award went to PrizePicks, while FanDuel grabbed the Marketing campaign award.

Meanwhile, DraftKings was celebrated as Operator of the year, while the Entain Foundation took EGR’s newest award, Safer Gambling Operator of 2023.

EGR handed the Social gaming operator award to HIGH 5 CASINO and the Sports betting operator award to FanDuel.

Supplier and Service Categories

In addition to the Acquisition and retention partner award, which was one of the Headline categories, this category also included a list of other distinctions. Here are the companies, which secured awards:

  • Business advisory partner – OneComply
  • Casino Content Supplier – Digital Gaming Corporation
  • Cloud and IT services provider – Continent 8 Technologies
  • Compliance technology provider – Odds on Compliance
  • Customer onboarding partner – Betting Hero
  • Freeplay gaming supplier – Ruby Seven Studios
  • Full-service platform provider – Light & Wonder
  • Lottery supplier – NeoGames
  • Payment provider – Paysafe
  • Safer gambling supplier – Mindway AI
  • Sports betting supplier – Genius Sports
  • Sportsbook platform provider – OpenBet

It should be kept in mind that there was serious competition for some of these awards. For example, EGR noted that Internet Vikings, Incentive Games, Instant Win Gaming, US Integrity and Kambi were highly recommended for the Cloud and IT services provider, Freeplay gaming supplier, Lottery supplier, Safer gambling supplier and Sportsbook platform provider categories respectively.

In addition, EGR noted that the Compliance technology provider and Safer gambling supplier awards are new for 2023.


Although Fiona doesn't have a long-spanning background within the gambling industry, she is an incredibly skilled journalist who has built a strong interest in the constantly growing iGaming network. The team at is glad to have her on our roster to help deliver the best stories as soon as they hit. Aside from writing, she loves to dabble in online casino games such as slots and roulette, both for her own enjoyment and also as research to better improve her understanding of the industry.

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