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Growth hungry Genius Sports begins Apax journey

Sports data and media rights distributor Genius Sports Group begins a new era under the ownership of US multinational private equity firm Apax Partners. This afternoon, Mark Locke Chief Executive and enterprise co-founder of Genius Sports confirmed that Apax had completed its acquisition. “With the acquisition now complete, we are eager to put our growth plans into action and embark …

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Pala strengthens acquisition hand with Betgenius partnership

Online casino brand Pala Interactive, has partnered with Betgenius as it looks to strengthen customer acquisitions in the freshly regulated New Jersey iGaming market. The deal will see Pala Interactive benefit from Betgenius’ seasoned expertise in delivering personalised digital campaigns in the online gaming space, as well as its performance-focused approach to programmatic media buying. Jeremy Clemons, Chief Marketing Officer …

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Apax acquires Genius Sports targeting global sports data domination

US multi-national private equity firm Apax Partners has reached a ‘definitive agreement’ to acquire leading sports data and media distribution firm Genius Sports Group. A proven PE investor in technology and telecom enterprises (King.com, Orange, Aptos), Apax confirms that it has agreed to acquire Genius Sports outright from ‘founders, management, funds advised by Three Hills Capital Partners (“THCP”) plus other …

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Betsson launches ‘stand-out’ BetBuilder across its core brands for Russia 2018

Stockholm-listed online gambling group Betsson AB has moved to strengthen its World Cup Russia 2018 betting proposition, integrating the Betgenius and Sportcast developed ‘BetBuilder’ product. Seeking to deliver its football betting customers more control and further depth of market inventory during Russia 2018, Betsson has launched BetBuilder across its lead sportsbook properties; Betsafe, Betsson and NordicBet. Nick Maurice, Director of …

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Stamford Bridge to host the inaugural five-a-side SBC Global Championship

SBC Global Championship

Five-a-side teams featuring players from some of the sports betting industry’s leading operators, suppliers, affiliates and media organisations will be taking part in the inaugural SBC Global Championship at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday 22 May. Supported by headline sponsor Trustly Group, the eight-team tournament played out in Chelsea kits will be officiated by former FIFA and Premier League referee Dermot …

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Will Westcott: Betgenius – Africa is in-play for World Cup 2018

Will Westcott Business Development Manager for Betgenius, details why Russia 2018 comes at a perfect time for African sports betting stakeholders, as consumers move to embrace in-play dynamics. _________________ The 2018 FIFA World Cup is projected to be the biggest global betting event on record, exceeding the estimated £1bn wagered on the same event four years ago. This summer’s main …

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Betgenius appoints Alonso Jibaja as LATAM commercial lead

Industry technology and platform provider Betgenius (Genius Sports subsidiary) has confirmed the appointment of Alonso Jibaja as its strategic Head of Business Development for the Latin America (LATAM) region. Jibaja joins Betgenius’ commercial management team from BetConstruct, where he most recently served as Regional Director for South America. Matt Stephenson, Managing Director at Betgenius, commented on the appointment of Jibaja …

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Sky Bet extends legacy trading partnership with Betgenius

Online gambling group, Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) has today confirmed that it will renew and extend its ‘decade-long’ trading and in-play solutions partnership with Betgenius (Genius Sports subsidiary). Updating the market, SB&G will continue to utilise Betgenius trading provisions and market expertise in support of its fast growth Sky Bet online sportsbook. Betgenius has a been a key partner …

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NairaBet nets Betgenius as in-play betting partner

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NairaBet is set to see its sports betting offering gain an in-play boost following a fresh link up with Betgenius, the supplier of sportsbook technology to regulated bookmakers and lotteries. The Nigerian bookie has selected to utilise Betgenius’ in-play coverage across all major sports, with an overall aim of giving customers ‘a premium live betting experience’ across it’s online platform …

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bet365 lands fourth consecutive bookmaker of the year award at SBC Awards

SBC Awards

Sports betting giant bet365 capped a triumphant night at the SBC Awards by collecting the headline Bookmaker of the Year prize for the fourth year in a row. Having also been crowned Football Bookmaker of the Year and Mobile Bookmaker of the Year, the Stoke-based operator only narrowly missed out on a fourth prize after William Hill beat it to …

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