Spectrum Gaming Group wins bid to conduct New York mobile betting study Matt Rybaltowski, SportsHandle · November 14, 2019 at 6:59 pm The New York State Gaming Commission awarded a bid to Spectrum Gaming Group Thursday to conduct a comprehensive study focused on the potential implementation of mobile sports betting by the state’s private casinos. Pending contract approval by the Office of the State Comptroller, the project start date will be Dec. 1, a Commission spokesman told Sports Handle. The selection of Spectrum Gaming to conduct the Gaming Market Study caps an exhaustive process marred by multiple delays over the last several weeks. The announcement came on the same day that neighboring New Jersey reported record sports betting figures for the month of October. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement reported handle of $487.9 mm in October, eclipsing a previous record of $445.6 mm a month earlier.