Tag Archives: Genius Sports

Winning Post: Football data rights… the first shots of a revolution?

A disruptive legal battle brews for all betting stakeholders, as last week Sportradar challenged the narrow structure of Betgenius and Football DataCo ‘exclusive live data’ deal. Regulus Partners warns leadership to follow legal proceedings closely, as all licensing and distribution dynamics of the betting’s data value chain will be placed under review. _____________ The 250th anniversary of the Boston Massacre is perhaps a …

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Sportradar serves legal challenge to Betgenius and FDC deal

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Sportradar has served legal proceedings against Betgenius and Football DataCo (FDC) in relation to the current structure for the licensing and distribution of live data from FDC football leagues for betting purposes.  Last May, the Genius Sports subsidiary was appointed by FDC as the ‘exclusive live data supplier’ for the English Premier League (EPL), English Football League (EFL) and Scottish …

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Betgenius – Euro 2020: Agile trading approach holds key to live betting growth this summer

Dmitri Agapov Head of Trading at Betgenius looks ahead to the battle for in-play engagement and outlines why control of technology will be vital in achieving success… ________________________ How can we win market share this summer? That’s a question that traders and marketers at sportsbooks across Europe will be asking themselves ahead of the 2020 UEFA European Championship. Starting 12 …

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Genius Sports Media takes lead on Admiral Group’s sportsbook marketing campaigns

Genius Sports Media, the publishing and advertising arm of Genius Sports, has agreed to support Admiral Group with customer engagement by launching a series of customer engagement-focused sportsbook marketing campaigns across multiple European markets. The partnership will see Admiral Group hand responsibility to Genius Sports Media for the creation, design and execution of bespoke acquisition and retention campaigns. The campaigns will …

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SNAI Italia bolsters in-play muscle with Betgenius

SNAI, the flagship Italian sports betting property of Playtech Plc, has confirmed that it has renewed its partnership with Betgenius, expanding its services for content, odds and in-play wagering provisions. The partnership will see SNAI expand its in-play markets capacity integrating Betgenius’ live feed, securing improved odds and data coverage for hundreds of thousands of fixtures including all English Premier League …

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EuroLeague turns to Genius to maximise live betting data value

EuroLeague, Europe’s top-tier of professional basketball, has expanded its existing relationship with Genius Sports to bolster the distribution of its licensed data rights for global sports betting incumbents. Since 2016, Genius Sports has served as the EuroLeague’s principal data collector and distributor for the betting industry. Expanding the Genius Sports service, EuroLeague has confirmed that data from its syndicated tournaments …

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Genius Sports wins DK Injunction against FirstPlay for staff poaching & IP encroachment

Genius Sports has won a Danish injunction order against rival data supplier FirstPlay A/S related to the duplication of its business model, poaching of staff and theft of business-sensitive information. The Copenhagen filed injunction accused FirstPlay of unethical business practices, poaching Genius Sports talent to acquire IP secrets and further business-sensitive data in order to establish a new sports data …

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Genius Sports pens integrity deal with XFL

Genius Sports has penned a new agreement with the XFL to develop a comprehensive integrity programme with the aim of protecting itself against the threats of improper and illegal betting-related conduct. The new programme will allow the American football league to help protect fans, players and officials from potential match-fixing. Steven Burton, Managing Director of Genius Sports, added: “The XFL …

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Matt Stephenson – The ‘fresh’ Betgenius approach to streaming brings round-the clock engagement

Last month, sports betting data and trading specialist Betgenius launched its first-ever streaming service designed to help sportsbooks plug crucial gaps in their in-play betting schedules. The company’s Global Partnerships Director Matt Stephenson told SBC how Betgenius plans to offer its partners fresh and engaging content around the clock. _______________________ SBC: Hi Matt, thanks for this interview. Can you detail …

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Serie A appoints Genius Sports as data lead for betting services

Ahead of the start of a new European football season, sports data and technology provider Genius Sports Group secures the official rights to collect and distribute Serie A betting data through its Betgenius subsidiary. Strengthening Serie A integrity provisions, Genius Sports will capture match data utilising its in-stadia pitchside technology, which instantaneously distributes a live feed to licensed sportsbook operators …

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