A law that changed the landscape of the US legal position towards legalized gambling was ultimately going to happen, in 2018 US Supreme Court approved and enacted that allowed each US State right to decide if betting was to be legalized, a flurry of momentum that began in New Jersey in 2019 has resulted in more than half of 50 US States have now passed some form of legalized sports betting and KT Whizz Kiosks began its journey into US betting culture.
US sports culture is intertwined deeply in the commercialization of sports, and therefore legalization process is not surprised that it occurred and growth of the national industry supporting legal sports betting industry is still in its infancy but financial prowess is already reaping billions into the economy, the primary buzz for betting is still online but with retail offline now expanding into new markets beyond casinoes we see growth into stadiums and sports bars and places were fans gather to socialize and enjoy a sporting event.
First to market in New Jersey now are already raising the valuable flow of tax dollars for state coffers which is being utilized to improve several areas for statewide services, and in 5 years the expansion has followed a pattern with more than half of the union having implemented legal sports betting and started to reap the rewards that can provide valuable tax dollars to state revenues and this, in turn, drives new locations being considered, one such US State is Ohio which in 2023 launched its version of sports betting with opening retail spots in bars, restaurants, convenience stores across States, several other states are following Ohio with intent to consider expanding their offerings to raise revenues for state treasuries.
KT Group entered into a formal agreement in 2019 with US-based United Tote to expand the footprint of its Whizz sports betting series, the Whizz has quickly expanded its market position as a leading self-service sports betting terminal kiosk, Whizz offers a sleek styled cabinet that centers around a large 32″ Touch monitor display, the display is leading source to the popularity of Whizz kiosk and allows customers a wide large menu of choices when making their bets.
Whizz has a host of features that allow for the printing of betting slips, accepting cash, and scanning of tickets but also with its trackball, it offers users with impairments a chance to interact with the kiosk through its shelf-mounted interface, and also the unit has the ability to support hearing devices if required there is a fully approved UL certification that ensures it conforms to local US standards and comes with the option to customize livery of the look of front and sides of the cabinet.